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Suffolk University Law School Sports Law Panel

What: Panel – Ethics in Athlete Representation

When: Friday, April 15 (6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.)

Where: Suffolk University Law School

This panel discussion will focus on the ethical dilemmas amateur athletes, agents, and Universities face in today’s society.  The panel’s ultimate goal is to open up a dialogue that is aimed at curtailing unscrupulous agent behavior and creating a system that protects amateur athletics simultaneously.  I am excited to be a part of this event.

  • Moderator: Greg Bedard (NFL Columnist of the Boston Globe)
  • Panelist: Josh Luchs (Former NFL Agent and Cover of SI)
  • Panelist: Darren Heitner (CEO of Dynasty Athlete Representation, Creator of
  • Panelist: Mook Williams (NFL Agent at National Sports Management)
  • Panelist: Carlene Pariseau (Associate Athletic Director-Compliance at Boston College)

Cost: Free.

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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