University of Kansas Spring Sports Law Symposium

University of Kansas School of Law

Sports & Entertainment Law Society

Sports Law Symposium 2009

What: Symposium, A Lawyer’s Life in the Sports World:  Representing the Client, Athlete, and Institution

Where: University of Kansas School of Law, Green Hall Room 104, 1535 W. 15th St.  Lawrence, KS 66045

When: Thursday, April 9, 2009 – 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Schedule . . . .

  • 1:00 – 1:05:  Introduction, Brian Martinek, 2L, Vice President KU Sports & Entertainment Law Society
  • 1:05 – 2:15:  Panel One – The Bases are Loaded with Lawyers
    • Collective Bargaining:  Strikes, Lockouts, and the Hundred Year War Between Players and Owners
      • Steve Fehr, Outside Counsel for the Major League Baseball Players Association
    • The Lawyer as Agent:  Representing the Superstar, the Role Player, and the Draft Pick
      • Randy Hendricks, Managing Partner, Hendricks Sports Management LLP
    • Maximizing the Players’ Right of Publicity
      • Judy Heeter, Major League Baseball Players Association Director of Business Affairs and Licensing
  • 2:15 – 2:20:  Break
  • 2:20 – 3:30:  Panel Two – The Program:  An Inside and Outside Look at College Athletic Departments
    • The Athletic Department:  Compliance and Investigation of Infractions
      • Chris Howard, Associate Athletics Director, University of Kansas
    • Representing the University:  When the Lawyers Get Involved
      • Steve Morgan, Bond, Shoeneck & King, PLLC
  • 3:30 – 3:35:  Break
  • 3:35 – 4:15:  Panel Three – So You Want to be Jerry Maguire?
    • Representing Professional Athletes:  Stories from the Front Lines
      • Kevin Regan, Founder and President, Regan Law Firm, LLC
  • 4:15 – 5:00:  Reception

*There will be a Q & A near the end of every panel.

Any questions please contact Brian Martinek at

3 Responses to “University of Kansas Spring Sports Law Symposium”
  1. fiusels says:

    This says Kentucky in the headline, not Kansas. Just a heads up.

  2. Andrew Delaney says:

    Yeah, I just fixed it. That was me rushing to get to Evidence. Doh! Thanks, Philip.

  3. fiusels says:

    No problem

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