Author: Kathy Furgang
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group
Release Date: 2014-07-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Beyond being an athlete or coach, there are numerous careers in the sports industry that job seekers can consider. This volume focuses on the law angle of sports, representing athletes and sports organizations in legal situations, whether personal or professional. Some sports law jobs don't even require law school, making the information valuable to students not interested in long-term education. Career preparation series are a terrific tool for students getting ready to take the next step toward college and beyond.
Author: Matthew J. Mitten
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Release Date: 2016-01-28
The authors of the leading sports law casebook joined with two of the leaders in the sports law field to develop a problem-based sports law and governance text for undergraduate and graduate students. The text is presented in the traditional law school case method style, with a unique focus on how those regulatory and governance materials can be used to solve problems in sports, from issues like Deflategate to the future of big-time intercollegiate athletics. Whether students are interested in careers in professional or amateur sports law, they will acquire foundational knowledge that will help them identify legal issues, minimize risk, and become a generation of problem solvers within the sports industry. Contracts, torts, agency, labor/employment, antitrust, and intellectual property law are all addressed, as well as health and safety issues and high school, college, and international/Olympic/regulatory concerns. In a world where sports has proven to be a leader, the book also addresses racial and gender equity issues in depth.
Author: Darren A. Heitner
Publisher: Amer Bar Assn
Release Date: 2014-05-07
If you want to play the game, you need to know how to play the game. Sports law is a niche practice area. It encompasses a variety of disciplines, but also requires knowledge of the inner workings of professional leagues and sports-related statutes in order to be successful in the field. How to Play the Game provides readers with an overview of sports law specifically tailored to practitioners who are looking to add sports law to their practice area and who need a practical, informative--though not encyclopedic—overview of the field to help them get started. It discusses the laws that govern the sports industry, from contract drafting and negotiation to antitrust issues, intellectual property matters, and labor law concerns. It also discusses the role of players' associations, the power of sports commissioners, sports betting regulations, and more. But what makes this book unique are the real-life case studies involving recognized professional and college sports figures as well as anecdotes from the author's own experiences as a sports attorney, agent, and media spokesperson for college and professional sports industries. In addition, an appendix contains examples of legal documents--including professional contracts—with which any sports attorney/agent needs to be familiar. In short, How to Play the Game is the go-to source for anyone interested in getting into the field of sports law.
Author: Liz Brown
Publisher: Bibliomotion, Inc.
Release Date: 2013-09-24
Genre: Business & Economics
Written by Harvard-trained ex-law firm partner Liz Brown, Life After Law: Finding Work You Love with the J.D. You Have provides specific, realistic, and honest advice on alternative careers for lawyers. Unlike generic career guides, Life After Law shows lawyers how to reframe their legal experience to their competitive advantage, no matter how long they have been in or out of practice, to find work they truly love. Brown herself moved from a high-powered partnership into an alternative career and draws from this experience, as well as that of dozens of former practicing attorneys, in the book. She acknowledges that changing careers is hard much harder than it was for most lawyers to get their first legal job after law school but it can ultimately be more fulfilling for many than a life in law. Life After Law offers an alternative framework and valuable analytic tools for potential careers to help launch lawyers into new fields and make them attractive hires for non-legal employers.
Author: Yolanda Eisenstein
Publisher: Amer Bar Assn
Release Date: 2011
The first book of its kind, Careers in Animal Law will help you: •Gain an overview of the field from a practicing animal lawyer and professor of animal law •Forge a successful animal law career with firms of all types and sizes, government agencies, corporations, or nonprofits •Strike out on your own as a solo practitioner •Learn career tips from a series of animal-lawyer profiles •Understand evolving trends in legislation, litigation, and academia
Author: Glenn M. Wong
Release Date: 2010
Outlines the American legal system and tort law as they apply to sports from high school to professional, and discusses liability, drugs, discrimination, contracts, antitrust, labor relations, violence, gambling, and other topics.
Rethinking your career strategy Suggestions for nonlegal careers Advice for dealing with the financial ramifications of leaving the practice of law Real-life success stories Lawyers have the highest depression rates, highest pressure, lowest popularity ratings, and the longest hours of almost any profession that exists. No wonder that according to a recent poll 70% of lawyers surveyed said they would start a new career if they could. If you are disillusioned by the realities of law practice or want to get into a different type of law, then you can start a new career. In Alternative Careers for Lawyers, you'll hear from many people who managed successful transitions: one of them is an NBC news anchor, another started her own bicycle tours company, and yet another built a $20 million attorney temp agency. We'll show you how to manage every step of this uncertain yet ultimately liberating process: Deciding whether to change careers or just switch jobs Choosing which new careers to pursue Re-tailoring your resume for non-legal careers like education, consulting, publishing, and sales and marketing Networking, interviewing, furthering your education, and more
Author: Glenn M. Wong
Publisher: Praeger Publishers
Release Date: 1994-01-01
This work reflects the significant changes that have come about in amateur sports law and administrative practice over recent years. These changes impact upon the agreements of amateur athletic associations, the rights of athletes, administrative procedures and the liability of sponsoring bodies.
Author: Ursula Furi-Perry
Publisher: American Bar Association
Release Date: 2008-01
Genre: Business & Economics
This thorough, easy-to-use handbook helps the reader select a law career best suited to one's interests, training, and aptitude, where a law degree is not a requirement. Each of the fifty careers profiled in the book includes interviews with people currently in that job; sample responsibilities; typical education and skills necessary; and further resources to help find out more, and how to enter the field. This new book from the American Bar Association is a must-have for anyone planning their future in law.
While the job of a sports agent is simple in principle—find the best contracts, endorsements, and sponsorships for clients—in practice it is a tricky and often confusing profession. This thorough volume provides essential information and invaluable hints on every aspect of the sports agent career path, with topics addressed including how to create and verify watertight legal contracts; how to draft and negotiate successful marketing, merchandising, licensing, and sponsorship deals; and how to act as both a good agent and a good personal adviser. Tips on acquiring new clients and keeping all parties happy as your clientele expands round out this indispensable resource.