Bradley partners with the Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville and its Volunteer Lawyers & Professionals for the Arts (VLPA) program to provide free legal services to Black-owned small businesses and nonprofits. This program is held virtually in Bradley’s Nashville office with a limited number of appointments available for each clinic and takes place every third Thursday of each month. Among other services, Bradley attorneys provide legal consultations on business formation, corporate governance, review of contracts, and guidance navigating local ordinances and state regulations.
Participants will have access to attorneys who will offer a range of free, business-oriented consultations, including:
- Business Formation
- Corporate Governance
- Local and State Regulations
- Contract Review
The clinics are held monthly and are aimed at businesses and nonprofit organizations with:
- Majority ownership and control by Black owners and leaders
- $1 million or less annual revenue
- Ten or fewer employees
- New or established small business or nonprofit
- Located in the Nashville Metropolitan area
Clinic Dates and Locations
All clinics will be held on the third Thursday of each month at noon CST. The clinics are currently being held by video conference or phone.
For More Information
Interested business owners and nonprofit leaders should visit https://abcnashville.org/vlpa or contact Volunteer Lawyers & Professionals for the Arts at 615-460-8274 or firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also download a PDF copy of the legal clinic flyer.
The application to apply for services through the legal clinic is available here.