Sports Law (On-Demand)

$109.00

This course will discuss legal aspects of the sports world.  Topics will include representing athletes, negotiation of sports contracts, labor relations/collective bargaining, legal relationships in amateur and college sports, and more.  Legal professionals will learn how various areas of law apply in sports business settings.

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Event Details

Course Type

Course Instructor

Kelli M. Masters, Esq.

Original Date Of Course

General Credits

1

Course Description

This course will discuss legal aspects of the sports world.  Topics will include representing athletes, negotiation of sports contracts, labor relations/collective bargaining, legal relationships in amateur and college sports, and more.  Legal professionals will learn how various areas of law apply in sports business settings.

Principles

  • How to become a sports agent, including a look at all applicable laws, regulations and policies
  • The ins and outs of negotiating sports contracts, including player-team contracts, coaching contracts and endorsements
  • A look at labor relations and collective bargaining between leagues and players’ unions
  • Evaluating legal aspects of amateur sports
  • The ever-changing landscape of college sports
  • Hot topics in sports business: intellectual property, gambling, and more

Syllabus

  1. Representing professional athletes: lessons from a sports agent about certification and negotiating sports contracts
  2. Overview of labor relations, amateur sports, college sports
  3. Hot topics in sports business

Instructor

Kelli M. Masters, Esq.