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Swinging Hollywood: Film & TV Issues Panel

April 3, 2012

Thomas Jefferson School of Law is presenting a panel on entertainment law on Saturday, April 7, for San Diego’s legal community called “Hollywood Swinging: Film & Television Creators and the Long Arm of the Law.”

The event runs from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 the law school, 1155 Island Avenue in San Diego’s East Village in Room 225.

This exciting forum will feature Hollywood creators and the LA lawyers they serve, exploring film and TV issues from copyright and contracts to court cases and the creative process.

The panelists are:

• Jeff B. Cohen: Named one of the top 35 executives under 35 years of age by “The Hollywood
Reporter.”  Additionally that year, Jeff was profiled by “Variety” in its Dealmakers Impact Issue.

• Mona Mahdara Alcalá: 2008 TJSL grad representing film companies at Libertas Law Group.

• Eric Sherman: Producer, writer, director, author of “Directing The Film and Selling Your Film.”

• Josell Ramos: Fast-rising independent film maker, producer and director “Maestro.”

• Nikki Barbanell: 2006 TJSL grad, film production counsel and co-producer of Sundance film
“The Dry Land.”

The moderator will be TJSL Professor Jeff Slattery and the “Producer and Host” is Professor K.J. Greene, a nationally recognized Intellectual Property professor and speaker.

It is “Directed by” TJSL student Lindsey-Shannon Lee, President of The Entertainment Law Society, which is presenting the event along with TJSL’s Center for Law and Intellectual Property.

Admission is free and one hour of MCLE Credit is available. 


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