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					                                                                                    Alliance for Arts + Culture
                                                               T: (604) 681-3535    Suite 100 - 938 Howe Street
ARTISTSʼ LEGAL OUTREACH                                        F: (604) 681-7848     Vancouver, B.C. V6Z 1N9
VOLUNTEER FORM FOR LAWYERS                    

Thank you for your interest in the ALO Program. If you would like to volunteer, please complete
and return the following forms to the Alliance for Arts + Culture:

   1. ALO Volunteer Form For Lawyers (pages 1 and 2); and
   2. Pro Bono Law of BC - Insurance for Lawyers Providing Pro Bono Services (pages 4 and 5).

All forms are available at

You will be contacted by our office to arrange a meeting with the ALO's Legal Director. As
the ALO is run entirely by volunteers, it may take over a week to respond to your inquiry.

CONTACT INFORMATION                                                                    PLEASE TYPE OR PRINT.


 City:                                           Province:                 Postal Code:

 Phone (day):                                    Phone (evening):

 Firm Name:

 Business Address:

 City:                                           Province:                 Postal Code:

 Office Phone:                                   Office Fax:


 Law School:

 Year Graduated:                                 Year Called to BC Bar:

 Other Bar Memberships (include jurisdiction and year admitted):

 Current Practice Group:

 Other Practice Group Experience:

 Do you have a background in the arts? If so, in what areas?

 Please list any other experience that should be taken into consideration.

ALO INVOLVEMENT                                                                PLEASE CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.

     Clinic
                                        Clinics are held twice a month on Wednesday evenings,
                                        between 5:00 PM and 7:30 PM. Volunteer lawyers are scheduled
                                        on a rotation, based on monthly availability. Each clinic consists of
                                        pre-scheduled, 30-minute, summary advice appointments with
                                        individual artists or arts organizations. Lawyers provide summary
                                        advice and write a brief summary of the advice given.
                                        NOTE: To provide summary advice, lawyers must be called to the
                                        Bar for at least 3 year and have at least 2 years of relevant
                                        experience in arts, entertainment, business or intellectual property

  Workshops and ALO Events             The ALO encourages dialogue between the legal and artistic
                                        communities through workshops, forums, and conferences.
                                        Lawyers can help out in a variety of areas, including legal research
                                        and writing; speaking; event planning; marketing; and fundraising.

  Added to Lawyer Referral List        Clients with legal matters that are too complex to be addressed by
                                        the ALO may be provided with a list of lawyers to contact on their

Please make sure you have reviewed and completed all the required documents:

   1. ALO Volunteer Form For Lawyers (submit pages 1 and 2); and
   2. Pro Bono Law of BC - Insurance for Lawyers Providing Pro Bono Services (submit pages 4
      and 5).

All forms are available at


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