We Value

We guarantee an easy process to get legal and accounting issues solved

We Promise

We exist to provide access to legal services to low income artists and arts organizations

Our Purpose

To promote Kansas City’s thriving artistic community by providing legal and accounting assistance to local artists

About Us

KCVLAA was formed in May 2004 with the encouragement of the Missouri Arts Council, the Arts Council of Metropolitan Kansas City, the St. Louis Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts and the Texas Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts. KCVLAA serves portions of western Missouri and eastern Kansas, including the greater Kansas City metropolitan area. This geographical area previously was served by the St. Louis organization. With the high concentration of artists and arts organizations in the Kansas City area, a separate local organization was needed.

KCVLAA provides a critical link between members of the legal, business and arts communities. A thriving arts community contributes to a positive economic and social environment for all of us.

Without KCVLAA, the legal and accounting problems of many artists and arts organizations would go unresolved.

Board of Directors

Executive Director
Danielle Merrick

Sarah Armendariz

Brent Burkholder

Susannah Evans

Clayton Harper

Debra Smith

Donald R. Simon

Lee Smalter

Michael Meyer

Stacey Gibson

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