November 30, 2007
Sports Law Update examines impact of O'Brien case
Investigative sportswriter Lester Munson (formerly of Sports Illustrated and now with ESPN), the Columbus Blue Jackets’ General Manager Scott Howson along with Blue Jackets’ General Counsel Gregory W. Kirstein, sports lawyers Bret Adams Marc Kessler, and NCAA Director of Infractions Julie Rowe will provide insight into the legal sports world today at 2007 Sports Law Update being presented on Friday, December 7 from 1:30 – 4:45 p.m. This seminar organized by Marc Kessler should be the highlight of the CLE season for sports attorneys and sports lovers alike.
Lester Munson has reported on legal issues in sports for over 14 years using a unique combination of journalistic investigative skills and courtroom experience. Licensed to practice law in the state of Illinois, he digs into criminal charges against sports celebrities, and using his legal training and expertise, Munson is able to gather and to analyze material not often found in routine sports coverage. He is able to Munson put criminal charges and civil litigation in the sports industry into a context that gives new insights into each case and into American pop culture.
Scott Howson (General Manager of the Blue Jackets) will discuss his dream job and how he finds himself directing the Blue Jackets along with the best team lawyer in sports, Greg Kirstein. Mark Kessler of Hahn Loeser + Parks will address, with Lester Munson, the ethical representation of coaches and the impact of the Jim O’Brien case.
This will be a sell out. Register now to earn 3.0 hours of CLE credit, including 1.0 ethics. Click here to register online, or phone 614/221.4112 for event #3757. The cost is $85 prepaid/$100 day of for members, $125 prepaid/$140 day of for non-members and $55 prepaid/$70 day of for paralegals.