Start Art Legal

A Law practice

For Artists & Creative Professionals

As a graduate of the California Lawyers for the Arts Modest Means Incubator Program, Start Art Legal provides affordable, discounted, and pro-bono legal aid to Artists and Creative Professionals throughout CA. 

Whether you need help with a contract, the formation of a business, copyright or trademark registration, non-profit matters, or just have legal questions about your art practice or business, Start Art Legal strives to be your "one-stop" legal resource.

Based in Oakland, CA, Start Art Legal uses technology and flexibility to represent clients throughout the state with Intellectual Property matters, Non-Profit legal issues, Art Business careers and management, and Art Market transactions.

Whether you’re a Painter, Street Artist, Sculptor, Photographer, Composer, Musician, Performer, Designer, non-profit Executive Director or small business Owner, Start Art Legal can provide the solutions to your business and legal questions. Start Art Legal offers a wide range of services that vary in price and complexity, enabling customized support to meet your individual needs, concerns, and budget.

Get in touch today to set up a consultation to see whether Start Art Legal is right for you.