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Florida Sports Law Symposium Discusses The Challenges And Legal Complexities Facing Athletes

easls-logo-350-450What: University of Florida Sports Law Symposium

When: Friday, April 4, 2014

Where: Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center, University of Florida Levin College of Law

Time: 10am – 5pm

Schedule

Morning Session: Amateurism And Collegiate Athletes

9:00am – 10am

  • Doors will open

10:00am -10:10am

  • Welcome: Dean of UF Law Student Affairs
  • UF Law EASLS Member Introduces Keynote Speaker, Kristi Dosh

10:10am – 10:40am

  • Keynote Speaker: Kristi Dosh (JD ’07), Founder of BusinessofCollegeSports.com

10:40am – 10:50am

  • 10 Minute Break

10:50am – 11:00am

  • UF Law EASLS Member Introduces Panel 1

11:00am – 12:20pm Panel 1 Discussion: Amateurism And Collegiate Athletes

  • Moderator: Darren Heitner (JD ’10), Wolfe Law Miami
  • Kristi Dosh (JD ’07), Founder of BusinessofCollegeSports.com
  • Marc Edelman, Professor at the Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, NY
  • Alicia Jessop, Founder of RulingSports.com
  • Rick Karcher, Professor at Florida Coastal School of Law
  • Cari Grieb, Attorney at Chapman and Cutler LLP, Chicago, IL
  • Roger Groves, Professor at Florida Coastal School of Law

12:30pm – 1:00pm

  • Panel 1 Questions from audience, Twitter (#UFSportsLaw), and e-mail (UFLawEASLS@gmail.com)

1:00pm – 2:00pm

  • Lunch break

Afternoon Session: Sports Agency And Professional Athletes

2:00pm – 2:05pm

  • UF Law EASLS Member Introduces Keynote Speaker, Darren Heitner

2:05pm – 2:35pm Keynote 2: Darren Heitner

  • Keynote Speaker: Darren Heitner (JD ’10), Partner at Wolfe Law Miami

2:35pm – 2:45pm

  • 10 Minute Break

2:45pm – 2:55pm

  • UF Law EASLS Member Introduces Panel 2

2:55pm – 4:15pm Panel 2 Discussion: Sports Agency And Professional Athletes

  • Moderator: Marc Edelman, Professor at the Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, NY
  • Darren Heitner (JD ’10), Partner at Wolfe Law Miami
  • Paul Healy (JD ’88), NFLPA Agent at Pro First Sports Management
  • Danna Haydar (JD ’09), Associate General Counsel at Tampa Bay Lightning and Times Forum
  • Dr. Ryan Rodenberg, Professor of Sport Management at Florida State University
  • Robert Raiola, CPA and Sports and Entertainment Group Manager at O’Connor Davies, LLP, NJ
  • Cory Dorfman, Creative Artists Agency (CAA) Coaches Division

4:15pm – 4:55pm

  • Panel 2 Questions from audience, Twitter (#UFSportsLaw), and e-mail (UFLawEASLS@gmail.com)

4:55pm – 5:00pm

  • Closing Remarks: UF Law EASLS Member

5:00pm – 6:15pm

  • Open Networking Event in Advocacy Center Foyer

For more information on registration, visit here. Follow the Symposium on Twitter and ‘Like’ it on Facebook as well.