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A Message From the Co-Chairs: Jason Bonikowske & Cate Sabatine - Sports and Entertainment Law News

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Posted on: Sep 11, 2017

Thanks to our fellow Executive Committee members and Section members, 2017 has so far been a great year for the Sports and Entertainment Law Section, with more to come!  

MARK YOUR CALENDAR. The Sports & Entertainment Law Section has partnered with the Heartland Film Festival on a red-carpet CLE event that is sure to elicit feelings of nostalgia. Join us on October 19th from 3:00-5:00 at the Heartland Film Festival’s main pavilion for a discussion with Angelo Pizzo, Screenwriter, Producer, & Director (known for Hoosiers and Rudy), Neil Friedman, Founder & President of Menemsha Films, and Ron Elberger, entertainment attorney. Register here

JOIN US. Have you ever thought about getting involved with our Executive Committee? We need you! The Committee meets on the last Thursday of every month at the IndyBar office. We plan programming, social events, and discuss how the Sports & Entertainment Law Section can provide more value to its members and contribute to Sports & Entertainment events and initiatives in Indianapolis. If you are interested or think you might be interested, please contact us. We would love to get you involved.

WHERE WE’VE BEEN. 2017 was full of great CLE’s and socials. In March, we held a joint social with the IP Section at an Indy Fuel Hockey game, where our Co-Chair Cate Sabatine rode the Zamboni machine and our executive committee member Joel Tragesser wore a racing firesuit to go along with the Racing Night theme. In April, we held our biennial The Racing Attorney Conference, which is always a zooming success. In August, we held our annual Indians game social with the law students at Victory Field, which was preceded by a CLE on Sexual Abuse in Sports & Entertainment.

The year is not yet done though, and we’ll have more to come. Stay tuned for more exciting CLE’s and socials, and please join us!

Cate and Jason,
Co-Chairs

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