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November Newsletter: Winter Mixer and an exciting First for OVLA

 

OVLA WINTER MIXER: NOV 10TH

OLVA WINTER MIXER 
Thursday, Nov. 10th 6-9pm
@ Russo Lee Gallery 
FREE
Join OVLA to celebrate Oregon's creative community and mingle with the attorneys who support their work. Try your hand at a letterpress demo with Wheelhouse Letterpress and make take home a free art print! Refreshments provided by Ninkasi Brewing


NOVEMBER PROGRAMMING


WED. NOV. 6TH
@ Musician's Union Local 99 
Local 99 Rehearsal Hall 325 NE 20th
FREE

Led by Portland OVLA Board Member Bart Day, this will be an easy-to-follow, free workshop on the basics of music publishing and the main types of music publishing contracts, with plenty of time for Q&A. RSVP to bfife@afm99.org


SIGNS THAT YOU SHOULDN'T SIGN THAT w/Bryan Wasetis 
@ Secret Knowledge Conference 
SAT. NOV. 19TH
Jupiter Hotel 800 E. Burnside

Bryan Wasetis an OVLA Board Member and Principal at Aspect Law Group covers contract negotiation self-care for freelancers & small creative businesses. Know what to look for, when to look for professional legal help, and how to access pro bono legal services in Oregon.


THANK YOU OCF!

OVLA received a 2016 Oregon Community Foundation Small Arts and Culture Grant! Our first grant from OCF, this generous investment acts as capacity funding to grow our yearly programming and help support our organizational development. THANK YOU OCF!


OSB PRO BONO AWARDEES

OVLA wanted to give a big congratulations to all of the Oregon State Bar Pro Bono Awardees! It was an incredibly inspiring evening recognizing some of Oregon's most engaged and generous firms and attorneys. 
Our hearty felicitations to: 
Large Firm: Davis Wright Tremaine LLP 
Medium Firm: Stahancyk Kent and Hook 
Small Firm: Schroeder Law Offices 
ONLD Member: John Salois 
Solo Practitioner: Josephine Townsend 
Individual: Kristina HolmPerkins Coie 
Active Pro Bono Member: John Lundeen


OVLA LEGAL CLINIC 2016

OVLA Volunteer Legal Clinic is an opportunity for artists and emerging entrepreneurs to meet with lawyers one-on-one who can advise on legal issues relevant to the creative community. Sessions are by appointment and based on household/organization income. Applications due by NOVEMBER 4th. Click here for more information and to apply.

The fall/winter OVLA Legal Clinics schedule as follows:

▪ November 18th
▪ December 9th