Sports Law Symposium returns to UF Law
By Matt Walker
After a three-year hiatus, the UF Law Sports Law Symposium returns this year to analyze some of the most challenging legal issues in the worlds of collegiate and professional sports.
The symposium will be held April 4, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. in the Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center. The event is free and open to all practitioners, UF Law students, and faculty, but registration is required. Click here for registration information (registration closes March 28) and for complete event details. Five CLE credits will be afforded to each practitioner who attends the symposium.
The symposium will consists of two sessions, each featuring a keynote lecture followed by a panel discussion of the selected topic. The morning keynote will feature the founder of BusinessofCollegeSports.com, former ESPN reporter and UF Law grad Kristi Dosh (JD 07) speaking on “Amateurism and Collegiate Athletes.” The afternoon keynote, “Sports Agency and Professional Sports Athletes,” will be delivered by the founder of Sports Agent Blog, partner at Wolf Law Miami, P.A., and author of How to Play the Game: What Every Sports Needs to Know (ABA), Darren Heitner (JD 10).
Each panel discussion will feature leading sports law experts and authors from across the country.
The Sports Law Symposium is sponsored by the UF Law Entertainment and Sports Law Society.