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.
  • Ethics: Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Keynote Speaker: Drew Jason Rosenhaus of Rosenhaus Sports Representation.

Cost: Save up to $10 by pre-registering. E-mail Jesse Feldman if interested in pre-registration prices. If you wait to pay on-site, costs are as follows: NSU Law Studnets – $20; other Law Students – $30; NSU Students – $35; General Admission – $40; Attorneys for CLE – $85.

By Darren Heitner

Darren Heitner created Sports Agent Blog as a New Year's Resolution on December 31, 2005. Originally titled, "I Want To Be A Sports Agent," the website was founded with the intention of causing Heitner to learn more about the profession that he wanted to join, meet reputable individuals in the space and force himself to stay on top of the latest news and trends.

Heitner now runs Heitner Legal, P.L.L.C., which is a law firm with many practice areas, including sports law and contract law. Heitner has represented numerous athletes and sports agents as legal counsel. He has also served as an Adjunct Professor at Indiana University Bloomington from 2011-2014, where he created and taught a course titled, Sport Agency Management, which included subjects ranging from NCAA regulations to athlete agent certification and the rules governing the profession. Heitner serves as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he teaches a Sports Law class that includes case law surrounding athlete agents and the NCAA rules.