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Director of the Center for Sports Law & Policy Speaks at Berkeley

January 29, 2015

On Wednesday, January 21, Managing Attorney of California Sports Lawyer, President of the TJSL Alumni Association and Director of the Center for Sports Law & Policy, Jeremy Evans ’11 was invited to speak about sports and entertainment law at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law.

“I think Mr. Evans is an ideal person to come to UC Berkeley and share his experience as a legal professional in the fields of sports and entertainment,” said one of the event organizers, Johnathan Aloni, LL.M. student at UC Berkeley Law.

During his presentation, Evans distinguished the differences between being a sports agent and a sports attorney. He discussed his journey through law school and how he has developed his career. Evans also gave advice about how to get into the sports and entertainment law industry. Evans discussed the ethical responsibilities, and pointed out common pitfalls to avoid when starting your career.

“I was honored to have been invited and I relished the opportunity to speak to up-and-coming law students and future lawyers,” Evans said. “The audience was engaged and asked a lot of great questions.” 

Evans was invited by the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology, the Sports and Entertainment Law Society, and the Berkeley Journal for Sports and Entertainment Law which is dedicated to providing intellectual and practical discussions pertaining to current issues that impact entertainment and sports law.