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Creative Genius Law attorneys contribute to Forbes article, “Aretha Franklin Didn’t Leave A Will, What’s Next?

Attorneys Art Steele and Patrice N. Perkins speak to Forbes about the tax, estate and intellectual property implications of Aretha Franklin passing intestate. They discuss the important lessons for creatives at every stage of their career. To learn more about how our firm can help you with your needs submit an intake form today.

Patrice co-presented a “Know Your Rights” talk for cultural producers at Lake FX in Chicago.

Chicago Artists Coalition presented a talk at Lake FX with Patrice Perkins and artist Aram Han Sifuentes that introduced artists to their fundamental rights as independent, freelance workers under the law and how to best advocate for their own financial remuneration and intellectual property protections. Patrice helped the attendees understand what it means to own the copyright in their creative work, what their rights are when facing infringement issues, how to handle challenging client situations, pending legislation impacting creative industries, and getting involved as contributing creative citizens. To inquire about booking Patrice for your workshop or talk contact us here.

Patrice to lead a #LegalCoffeeChat at WeWork (Grant Park) in June.

Event details are available here.

Creative Genius Law Client CurlMix is featured on Windy City Live in Chicago.

CurlMix is a DIY subscription box for curly hair. It’s a family business based in Chicago and owned by a husband-wife duo. If you missed Kim and Tim Lewis earlier this spring on Windy City Live, check them out here.

Patrice is appointed to the Education Advisory Group of the Chicago Artists Coalition

Chicago Artists Coalition appointed an education advisory group to help steer the professional development initiatives of the organization. Patrice was appointed to serve on this committee alongside interdisciplinary artists and educators to identify and execute immersive education initiatives for Chicago’s creatives.