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Legal Career Chat

Talk about sports law in the first #LegalCareerChat

ABA Legal Career Central is proud to introduce #LegalCareerChat, our new twitter chat series showcasing various practice areas. The chat will debut on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 2pm ET. Our first chat guest will be David Cohen (@DavidCohenEsq), General Counsel of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. A graduate of California Western School of

Sports and Entertainment Law Conference

Interested in Sports and Entertainment Law? Improve your odds in Las Vegas.

Las Vegas will be the place to be if you're interested in trying your hand at sports and entertainment law. That's because the ABA Forum on Sports and Entertainment Law is heading to the desert from Oct. 6-8 for its annual meeting. Law students can register for just $275. Admission includes

Running a Sports Nonprofit

By Leslie A. Gordon Leslie A. Gordon is a secret lawyer who has been working as a freelance legal affairs journalist for more than 10 years. When Mary Wittenberg entered law school, she hoped to someday practice law in the sports world. The former college rower was also interested in nonprofit work.

Sporting an Entrepreneurial Streak

By Leslie A. Gordon After an early career in political consulting working on campaigns for the likes of Ed Koch, Tom Bradley, and Walter Mondale, Jay Goldberg became a sports agent representing athletes, retired sports legends, and sportscasters at a large New York-based agency. “I knew I wanted to eventually work for