Author Archives: treslaw


2011 Symposium Speaker: Erin Aldrich

A member of the 2000 US Olympic Track Team and 2001-2003 & 2006 US Volleyball National Team, Erin Aldrich is one of the leading dual-sportswomen in the world today. As a high jump star for UT, she won 4 NCAA … Continue reading


2011 Symposium Speaker: Brian Jones

Brian is entering his sixth year as a college football studio analyst with CBS College Sports Network. He brings a wealth of football knowledge to the Network, and is featured in a variety of studio shows, including the weekly INSIDE … Continue reading


2011 Symposium Speaker: Professor Michael Cramer

Professor Cramer is the current director of the Texas Program in Sports and Media at the University of Texas. He has also taught at NYU and served as president and chief operating officer of Southwest Sports Group, L.L.C. and Southwest … Continue reading


2011 Symposium Speaker: Professor Bob Boland

Professor Robert Boland has enjoyed a long and varied career as an attorney, sports agent and player representative, coach, publicist and manager of sports events at the national and international level in a wide variety of sports. A 1984 U.S. … Continue reading


2011 Symposium Speaker: Professor Maureen Weston

Professor Weston joined the Pepperdine faculty in 2001, coming from the University of Oklahoma where she taught Civil Procedure, Pretrial Litigation, Alternative Dispute Resolution, and Disability Law. Before teaching at Oklahoma, Professor Weston worked for the Colorado law firms of … Continue reading


2011 Symposium Speaker: Bill Stapleton

Bill founded CSE in 1998 and has represented Lance Armstrong in all commercial matters since 1995. Beyond Armstrong, CSE has launched successful enterprises such as the Austin City Limits Music Festival, Lollapalooza, the Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team, C3 Presents, … Continue reading


2011 Symposium Speaker: Larry Waks

Lawrence A. Waks represents a broad range of domestic and international clients in the entertainment, media, publishing, advertising, communication, high tech, biotech, and energy industries. Formerly a partner with Milgrim, Thomajan & Lee, P.C. in New York, Los Angeles and … Continue reading


2011 Symposium Speaker: Professor David Caudill

Professor Caudill joined the Villanova law faculty in 2005 as Professor of Law and the first Arthur M. Goldberg Family Chair. Professor Caudill earned his J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center, and was Editor-in-Chief of the Law Review, … Continue reading


2011 Symposium Speaker: Josh Luchs

Josh Luchs became a certified NFL agent in 1989 at the age of 19. In his over 20 years as an agent, he has worked both independently and for larger agencies such as Pro Tect Management and the Gersh Agency. … Continue reading

Now Open: The Entertainment Law Institute Writing Competition

The GRAMMY Foundation, in connection with some of the nation’s most prominent entertainment attorneys, established the Entertainment Law Initiative (ELI) in 1998 to promote discussion and debate about the most compelling legal issues facing the music industry today. The Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition invites law students to write a 3,000-word paper on a compelling legal topic facing the music industry today. The contest culminates with the winning student authors presenting their essays at the prestigious ELI luncheon. Last year’s keynote speaker for the ELI luncheon was

Awards are as follows:
– First Place Winner Receives $5,000
– Four Second Place Winners Receive $1,500
– All Winners Receive: One GRAMMY® Awards Show Ticket, Round-Trip Ticket to the GRAMMY Awards, Hotel Accommodations, Ticket to MusiCares® Person of the Year Dinner

The 2011–12 writing competition is now open for submissions. Submissions are due on or before January 2, 2012 at 11am PST (2pm EST). For more information, visit  Facebook page or the Grammy Foundation Website.