The ELLA (Entertainment Law Legal Assistance) Project offers pro-bono legal assistance to low-income artists musicians, and grass roots non-profits in Louisiana. ELLA provides assistance with copyright and intellectual property, business incorporation, non profit incorporation, contract review, contract disputes, and other civil law matters. Unlike many Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts programs which only offer 30 minutes of assistance, the ELLA Project can take your legal matter from concept to completion, and work with you until the matter is resolved.
A partnership of the Arts Council of New Orleans with the Tipitina's Foundation and Tulane Law School Community Service Program, the ELLA Project holds intake sessions by appointment every Friday. Sessions are held from 9:00 a.m. to noon at the Arts Council at 935 Gravier St, Suite 850, and 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Tipitina's Co-Op at 4040 Tulane Ave. Tulane Law School interns assist project co-founder and supervising attorney Ashlye Keaton in delivering legal services.To request an appointment call The Arts Council of New Orleans at 504-523-1465 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org