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Colleges Sports Law

First Annual Nova Southeastern University Sports Law Symposium: “The Growth of the Florida Sports Market”

Guest contribution by: Jesse Feldman, Sports and Entertainment Law Society Executive Board Member The first annual Nova Southeastern University Sports Law Symposium has come and gone and we have been hearing nothing but rave reviews from members of the Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law section of the Florida Bar (our partner in this CLE event), […]

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Sports Business Sports Law

Fordham Law School’s Sports Law Forum

What: 12th Annual Fordham Sports Law Symposium Where: Fordham Law School McNally Amphitheatre. Click here for map. When: Friday, April 11, 2008. Registration begins at 8:45AM. Symposium ends at 4:30PM. Topics: Financing and Structuring Acquisitions of Sports Teams and Stadiums Sports Merchandising and Memorabilia Amateurism and the NCAA Keynote Speaker: John K. Mara – New […]

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Friday Wrap-Up

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up

On Wednesday of this week, I was elected President of the Entertainment, Arts, and Sports Law Society (EASLS) at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. I am extremely excited about taking on the position and cannot wait to help plan next year’s UF Sports Symposium. Dynasty is continuing to grow and take care […]

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Colleges Sports Law

Nova Southeastern University Sports Law Symposium

What: The First Annual Nova Southeastern University Sports Law Symposium. Where: Nova Southeastern University, Davie, FL. Click here for map. When: Saturday, April 5, 2008. First panel begins at 10:00AM. Main Topic: The Growth of the Florida Sports Market. Other Topics: Licensing in College Athletics. So Your Client is not a First Round Draft Pick. […]

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Sports Law

Model Rule 7.1 – Communications Concerning A Lawyer’s Services

Joshua Knipp, a 2L at Wake Forest University, asked me an interesting question via email: I am involved in a Law Practice Management class at Wake and we are setting up our law firm practice. My group naturally is a sports law firm and our slogan states, “Elite Athletes, Elite Representation, Elite Results”. Our professor […]

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Friday Wrap-Up

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up

No, I’m not Darren. I’m not even Jewish. But I needed something to post on Friday. Following are some prominent pieces and sports headlines that we neglected to cover during the week. * Rick Karcher’s post, “Ethics and Agent Fees” over at Sports Law Blog (Happy 2000th Anniversary to them, by the way) touches on […]

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Friday Wrap-Up

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up

The week has concluded and I am now officially on Spring Break. Thank G-d law school gives a Spring Break. Anyway, before I head for my vacation to Belize and Cozumel on Monday, I will be very busy this weekend trying to prove to a player why he should be the newest addition to Dynasty. […]

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All American Football League

All American Failure?

On August 6, 2006, I reported (with excitement) that there was a new football league sprouting up in college towns across the country called the All American Football League (AAFL). At that point in time, people were wondering which new league idea would win out, the AAFL or the UFL, much like the old school […]

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Colleges

University of Virginia Symposium

What: Second Annual National Sports and Entertainment Law Symposium. Where: University of Virginia School of Law (Charlottesville, VA). When: March 6th and 7th. Topics Include: The basics of sports and entertainment representation. Advanced issues in sports law regulation. The latest in entertainment issues, including panels on literary publishing, issues of relevance to the music industry, […]

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Contract Negotiation Sports Agents Sports Law

Agent or Advisor?

The Sports Law Blog made a post on July 24th highlighting Phil Kessel’s (hockey player at University of Minnesota) contract negotiations with the Boston Bruins. An agent by the name of Wade Arnott is serving as an advisor instead of as an agent. He is not receiving any money for his services as an advisor, […]