Register to be a CAFTA Volunteer Attorney!
CAFTA provides a unique opportunity for attorneys to work directly with Colorado’s creative community by helping artists, cultural nonprofits and creative businesses that are unable to pay with a variety of legal issues.
- Register to be a Volunteer Attorney Registration (Click to Download)
- Evaluation Survey to be completed at the conclusion of each referral and subsequent client engagement
- Description of Pro Bono Services (Click to Download)
“Every lawyer has a professional responsibility to provide legal services to those unable to pay. A lawyer should aspire to render at least fifty hours of pro bono publico legal services per year.” – Colorado Rules of Professional Conduct, Rule 6.1
By volunteering with CAFTA you can support the creative community, contribute to the creative economy, and further the economic development of our state. Volunteering through CAFTA provides opportunities for all types of attorney.
- Work with new, interesting and exciting clients
- Apply your practice to different and thought-provoking matters
- Perform meaningful work that makes a difference in the lives of artists and/or arts organizations
- Contribute your valuable skills to Colorado’s growing arts & creative sectors
- Provide for the pro bono hours you always aspire to achieve
- Learn about the Colorado arts sector and its distinct legal needs
- Connect with the creative community through work with artists, cultural nonprofits and creative businesses
Volunteering with CAFTA is not a commitment to take on any particular client or matter. Registering as a CAFTA Volunteer Attorney means you will be notified about pro bono opportunities with creative clients, and you can offer assistance based on your expertise and availability.
CBCA is a membership-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. If you are an employee of a law firm that is a CBCA Member, you are eligible to participate in CAFTA. You can also join CBCA as an Individual Member, which offers additional benefits throughout the year.
Check here if you are already a member through your firm. CBCA requests all non-Member volunteer attorneys pay a nominal registration fee of $20 to process their initial application. This one-time administrative fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.