Artists Representation Society


Artist Representation Society (ARS) is dedicated to empowering the artistic community by providing access to legal education and resources at the intersection of law and the cultural sphere. ARS brings together Fordham Law students who are interested in engaging with creative law professions that span the visual arts, performing arts, music, publishing, fashion, and entertainment law. ARS strives to educate and encourage Fordham Law students to understand legal issues from the artist’s perspective and to hear first-hand from artists in various disciplines about the legal issues they face. Our events include informational workshops, speaker series with artists and legal practitioners, and experiential opportunities with non-profit organizations providing legal services to artists. 

Student Board Members

Co-President - Joseph Gergel
Co-President - Marie Kessel
Treasurer - Morgan Band
IP Chair - Olivia Santiago
DEI Chair - Sebastian Vegas
Visual Artists Chair - Sonia Autret
Musicians Chair - Joon-Sung Choe
Writers Chair - Sarah Ishikawa
Actors/Performing Arts Chair - Richard Fielkow
1L Representative - Abigail Conroy
1L Representative - Zachary Kreisler
1L Representative - Maura McKendrick
1L Representative - Jane Mezzino
1L Representative - Will Russell
LLM Representative - Sarah Elizabeth Sanchez Velilla

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The Public Interest Resource Center (PIRC) student groups office is located at Room LL-101 of the Law School.