Headline Sports Law

CLE And Networking Event: Successful Tips for Breaking Into The Sports Industry

Breaking into Sports Panel to be held mid-March.
Breaking into Sports Panel to be held mid-March.

What: Middlesex County Trial Lawyers Association Sports & Entertainment Law CLE Seminar on Breaking into the Sports Industry

When: Thursday, March 21, 2013 (5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.)

Where: Mike’s Courtside Tavern, 1 Elm Row, New Brunswick, NJ 08901


  • Jason Belzer, Esq., President, Global Athletic Management Enterprises, Inc.
  • Michael Klein, Esq., Vice President & General Counsel, MAXX Entertainment Group
  • Sam Porter, JD, Director of Basketball Operations, Exclusive Sports Group, LLC


  • The Benefits & Drawbacks of a Career as a Sports Agent
  • How to Get Certified as a Sports Agent
  • Where to Look for Employment
  • How to Build Your Clientele

Cost to attend with CLE is $30 for Young Lawyers, $35 for MCBA Members and $55 for all others (includes CLE credits, appetizers & cash bar)

Cost to attend without CLE is $20 for Young Lawyers, $25 for MCBA Members and $35 for all others (starts at 6:45pm, after the seminar, includes appetizers & cash bar)

Register here.

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.