Sports activities Attorneys Affiliation Opens Registration for forty seventh Annual SLA Convention – Sports activities Legislation Knowledgeable

The Sports activities Attorneys Affiliation, the preeminent group for authorized professionals within the sports activities trade, introduced right this moment that registration has opened for its forty seventh Annual Convention, which can happen Might 11-13 on the JW Marriott Los Angeles LA Stay.

This yr’s convention, which commonly attracts greater than 1,000 attorneys, brokers, directors, and lecturers, is designed across the theme “The Athlete in Sports activities.”

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“Convention Committee Chair Bobby Hacker, Vice Chair Maggy Carlyle, and Consulting Chair Naima Stevenson Starks, and the remainder of the committee are placing collectively an thrilling and academic program, with the identical superb audio system and number of matters that common attendees have come to count on from the SLA,” stated SLA President Allison Wealthy, who can also be the Athletics Director for the College of New Hampshire.

“This yr’s convention is the fruits of a yr of instructional initiatives, staged all around the nation by SLA members, who graciously volunteered their time.”

Amongst these initiatives, SLA:

  • Hosted our first annual Sports activities Attorneys Affiliation Fall Symposium, “The Way forward for Sports activities Media and Information Rights,” offering nice content material with stay engagement;
  • Expanded alternatives for involvement within the Affiliation, and to that finish included extra non-board members (51) on Affiliation committees than ever earlier than;
  • Strengthened our dedication to variety, fairness, and inclusion and developed some thrilling initiatives, together with affinity teams to offer elevated dialog and connection;
  • Continued to assessment and evolve our technique for creating and internet hosting a highly-respected, content-rich, and well-attended SLA Annual Convention;
  • Reconfigured the NextGen Committee to additional have interaction and higher serve our new lawyer and regulation scholar members;
  • Continued to develop and produce wonderful content material and programming;
  • Continued to broaden our academic attain past the Annual Convention and set up our outward presence as thought leaders throughout the trade; and
  • Elevated engagement with our sponsors (together with some new ones) to offer year-round connection and advantages for them–and for you, our members.

About The Sports activities Attorneys Affiliation

 SLA is a non-profit, worldwide, skilled group whose frequent objective is the understanding, development and moral apply of sports activities regulation. There are over 1,000 present members: training attorneys, regulation educators, regulation college students, and different professionals with an curiosity in regulation referring to skilled and newbie sports activities.

Imaginative and prescient: To be the preeminent international affiliation for sports activities regulation.

Mission: To attach established and aspiring leaders within the sports activities regulation area and to raise the experience, variety, fairness, inclusivity and attain of the career.