Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
The Art Law Line: 212-319-ARTS, Ext.1 The Art Law Line is a free legal hotline staffed by law students and volunteer attorneys who field calls from artists and arts professionals seeking assistance about their art-related legal questions. The hotline is staffed Monday to Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Since 1969, VLA has been the exclusive provider of pro bono legal services, education and advocacy to the New York arts community. Through public advocacy, VLA frequently acts on issues vitally important to the arts community - freedom of expression and the First Amendment being areas of special expertise and concern.