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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (2/17/2012)

Tomorrow is my mother’s birthday.  Happy Birthday to the best mom in the world.  I had a great time in New Orleans last week hanging with some baseball industry veterans, judging excellent baseball arbitration oral arguments by well researched law students, and maybe having a hand grenade or two on Bourbon Street.  I recently booked my flight for the DePaul Sports Law Symposium – I can’t wait to listen to the other speakers’ presentations.  I will also be speaking at the Nova Southeastern University Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium next Sunday.  Things are going really well in my law practice.  Now, I need to do a better job of convincing schools of the value in hiring Collegiate Sports Advisors.  Shouldn’t this video do the trick?  Here are some stories I missed over the past week:





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.