Founded in 1976, Washington Lawyers for the Arts (WLA) is a nonprofit service organization dedicated to supporting the arts in Washington state by creating alliances and making legal resources accessible to artists and arts organizations of all disciplines.

Creativity takes courage.
— Henri Matisse

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Who we are

We are a group of lawyers, artists, and community members working to make legal services more accessible for artists.

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What we do

We provide legal services to artists in Washington. Through our clinics, workshops, and attorney referral services, we support artists when they need it most.

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How you can help

We rely on passionate people like you to continue our work in supporting the arts community in Washington. 

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