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Sports Lawyers Association Networking Event In Miami

The Sports Lawyers Association associated with this upcoming Miami networking event.
The Sports Lawyers Association associated with this upcoming Miami networking event.

What: Networking event hosted by the Sports Lawyers Association and South Florida-based Entertainment & Sports Law Societies.

When: Thursday, October 24, 2013 (6 p.m. – 9 p.m.)

Where: Blue Martini Lounge in Mary Brickell Village (900 South Miami Ave., #250, Miami, FL 33130)

The Sports Lawyers Association along with the Entertainment & Sports Law Societies from Miami Law, FIU Law, NOVA Southeastern Law and St. Thomas Law are hosting a networking event intended for law school students and Sports/Entertainment Law practitioners.  Free appetizers all night and drink specials until 8:00 p.m.

Cost: Free.  No need to RSVP; however, there is a Facebook page with hundreds of invited guests.

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.