Free Public Lecture: Legal Issues for Artists

On May 3 at 6 PM the New York City Bar Association’s Monday Night Law/Moderate Means Committee will host a free public lecture in celebration of National Law Day at the New York City Bar Association. The lecture will cover the following topics:

  • Legal Basics for Artists
  • Basic Copyright Law
  • The New York Cultural Affairs Law
  • Artist Gallery Relationships and Agreements
  • Artist Estate Planning and Collection Management

The experienced guest speakers will be: Carol Steinberg, of the Law Office of Carol J. Steinberg; Betsy Dale, of Dunnington Bartholow & Miller LLP; and Judith Wallace, of Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP.

Following the lecture there will be a question and answer session where you will be able to ask questions related the topics discussed. After the lecture, free 30-minute consultations with Monday Night Law (MNL) volunteer lawyers are also available for the following legal topics only:

  • Family Law
  • Landlord-Tenant
  • Consumer Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Employment Law
  • Small Business Matters

Call 212-626-7373 (Español 212-626-7374) to schedule a free consultation in advance; otherwise consultations happen on a first-come, first-served basis and will be limited to the number of volunteer lawyers and space available.

The presentation is free and open to the public. For more information about the lecture, please contact us at 212-382-4732 or

The Public Lectures are sponsored by the New York City Bar Association’s Committees on Art Law and Monday Night Law/Moderate Means, in association with the New York City Bar Legal Referral Service and City Bar Justice Center. The information provided during the lecture is for information purposes only. It is not intended to be legal advice and does not create any legal representation in any way.