Welcome to the Sports & Entertainment Law Section

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The Sports & Entertainment Law Section includes lawyers who represent sports and entertainment clients, lawyers who serve as counsel to organizations engaged in the multi-billion dollar sports and entertainment industry and many lawyers who wish to broaden their practices to include the sports and entertainment area.

Sports & Entertainment Law covers many areas of the law and requires a strong emphasis on business issues along with legal issues.

The section, with currently 229 members, sponsors CLE programs and services; provides members with a substantive newsletter; and helps mold the association's legislative agenda for presentation to the N.C. General Assembly. The newsletter, Sports and Entertainment Law, offers an index of its articles and CLE topics.

The Sports & Entertainment Law Section's website includes the following information:

Calendar – contains a listing of Section Council meeting dates, Section Annual meeting dates, and other Section-related events dates, locations, times, and event descriptions.

Continuing Legal Education (CLE) – contains section-specific Continuing Legal Education (CLE) information including upcoming programs and publications when available.

Governance – contains the Sports and Entertainment Law section's governing documents including the purpose statement and bylaws.

Join/Renew – contains an online application form for joining this section.

Leadership – contains information from the section's leadership including the section officers, section council, committee chairs, and meeting minutes when available.

ListManager – is a communication tool that offers its members the opportunity to post suggestions, comments or questions to a large number of people at the same time.

Newsletters – contains the section's newsletters, which may be password-protected as determined by the section leadership.

Resources – contains section-specific legal resources including access to Fastcase® / PJI, online links / references, publications (e.g., forms, brochures, booklets, etc.), articles, legislative issues, and other information when available.

NCBA – Information about the North Carolina Bar Association's leaders, staff contacts, map/driving tools, and links to other sections, divisions as well as NCBA's home page.

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