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DePaul Sports Law Symposium: Fri. March 8


DEPAUL JOURNAL OF SPORTS LAW & CONTEMPORARY PROBLEMS 2013 SYMPOSIUM

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LEGAL ISSUES A MODERN ATHLETE MUST OVERCOME

Friday, March 8, 2012
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
DePaul University,
DePaul Center Room 8005, 1 E. Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60604

Panel I: Physical Issues Athletes Must Overcome
10:05 - 10:50 AM
Moderated by Professor Michael S. Jacobs (DePaul College of Law)
1. Darren Heitner, Professor of Sport Agency Management at Indiana University Bloomington
   * Discussing the helmet manufacturer component of NFL concussion litigation
2. Scott Andresen, Partner, Andresen & Associates, P.C.
  * Discussing brain injuries and psychological damages resulting from participation in contact sports

Panel II: Moral Issues that Athletes Must Overcome
10:55 – 11:40 AM
Moderated by Professor Michael S. Jacobs (DePaul College of Law)
3. Chris Deubert, Associate Attorney, Peter R. Ginsberg Law, LLC
*Discussing arbitration strategies used as counsel for Johnathan Vilma during Bountygate Scandal
4. Robert Raiola, CPA, Sports and Entertainment Group Manager
   *Discussing contractual payment provisions and responsible investing for athletes such as RGIII

Panel III: Bureaucratic Issues Athletes Must Overcome
12:00-1:00 PM
Moderated by Professor Wayne Lewis (DePaul College of Law)
5. Prof. Marc Edelman, Professor of Law, Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law
   * Discussing anti-trust issues and the NCAA, focusing on pay-for-play and age requirements
6. Cari A. Stern, Associate Attorney, Chapman & Cutler LLP
   * Discussing Title IX issues schools face with respect to participation, eligibility, and sexual harassment


DePaul Law Students: FREE
General Admission (including CLE credit for lawyers): $60
DePaul Law Alumni: $30
Other DePaul (non-law school) Students, Faculty, & Staff: $15
Other Law Students (non-DePaul): $20





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