Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (11/25/2016)

I hope everyone had a Happy Thanksgiving. Earlier this week, I made my first trip to Mexico City and watched the Oakland Raiders beat the Houston Texans. Overall, it was enjoyable. However, the traffic and parking was a pain, and the paper airplanes as well as green lasers hitting the

Legal Issues In Sport To Be Discussed At Chapman University

What: Chapman Entertainment and Sports Law Symposium 2014 When: Friday, February 7, 2014 Where: Chapman University, Fowler School of Law About: The business of sports is continuously evolving, creating new challenges and opportunities for sports lawyers and other legal professionals.  Prime time sports have become one of the last forms of live broadcast

Paradigm Sports Management Signs Jon Halapio, Will Latu And Richard Spencer

Paradigm Sports Management has both baseball and football divisions along with an extensive mixed martial arts practice as well.  The California-based agency recently added to its football roster, signing Jon Halapio (University of Florida [pictured above]), Will Latu (Abilene Christian University), and Richard Spencer (UTEP) to Standard Representation Agreements. “We are

Six Questions With NFL And MMA Agent Audie Attar

The following “Six Questions” short interview with Audie Attar, NFL Player Agent, MMA Agent, and President/Founder of Paradigm Sports Management, was conducted by Belmont University Law School student and aspiring sports/entertainment agent Mark J. Burns.  Connect with Audie on Twitter and LinkedIn. 1. You founded your very own sports agency in 2009 with Paradigm Sports Management. Why

Football Agents Settle Lawsuit, But New Dispute Arises Over Breach Of Agreement

One of three lawsuits pending against football agent John “JR” Rickert as of May 2012 had originally been filed in September 2011 by football agent Audie Attar (President of Paradigm Sports Management, LLC).  Attar claimed that Rickert breached their Joint Partnership Agreement by failing to (1) pay over $21,000 in compensation, (2) attend meetings with

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