Sports Law

Seton Hall Sports & Entertainment Symposium

What: Symposium: From the Arena to the Streets – The Pressures Placed on Athletes, Entertainers, and Management

Where: Seton Hall Law School, One Newark Center, Newark, NJ. Click here for map.

When: 9 a.m.-afternoon/early evening. Friday, November 7, 2008


  • Constructing and Operating Sport and Entertainment Facilities
  • Health of Professional Athletes and Obligations to Perform
  • Entertainers’ and Athletes’ Conduct Unrelated to Their Employment

Panelists include Rick Karcher and Marc Edelman, who have already confirmed that they will be speaking at University of Florida Law’s 2009 Sports Symposium, which is scheduled to be held on January 23, 2009.  Interestingly, Seton Hall has them tentatively sitting alongside Ludacris.  Should be an interesting conversation.

Cost: Free, but email [email protected], and let them know that you will be in attendance.

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.

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