The Florida Bar Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section ("EASL") provides a forum for members to share in the technical and legal knowledge which relates to the entertainment, arts and sports law industries, and to provide a standard and goal setting mechanism to improve the practice of entertainment, arts and sports law by Florida lawyers.

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*For sponsorship information, contact Angela Froelich at afroelic@flabar.org

Pro Bono Programs

Cannonball - LegalLink

Arts & Business Council of Miami / Dade County Bar Association Put Something Back - Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts

EASL Presents the 2014-2015
Louis Tertocha Fashion Law Competition


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The deadline is March 23, 2015

Call for member nominations for vacant Executive Council positions.  Nominations are due by Friday May 8, 2015 and must be sent to Angela Froelich at afroelich@flabar.org. Click here for details.


Thanks to the efforts and outreach of our members,
Florida Chamber-backed SB 1046 unanimously passed out of Senate Commerce and Tourism. The bill, sponsored by Senate Nancy Detert (R - Venice), will help fuel jobs and economic growth, and establish a Division of Film and Entertainment under Enterprise Florida. This bill will also help maintain technical jobs in our state, continue showcasing our state through television and movies, and help make Florida more competitive with neighboring states, such as Georgia, which has a booming film industry. Thank you for your support in maintaining and creating high-wage jobs in Florida. 


Upcoming Events


EASL Audio Webcast CLE Producer Agreements in the New Music Industry, April 6, 2015 (12 noon - 12:50 pm)

ABA 6th Annual International Legal Symposium on the World of Music, Film, Television, and Sports, April 23-24, 2015, Miami Beach

EASL Annual Retreat, May 22-24, 2015, Celebration, Florida. More information coming soon. (Hotel reservation must be made by May 2, 2015)

General CLE & Event Listings

Florida Bar CLE - Audio CD/DVD List (look for sessions labeled as "IP")

ABA Forum Committee on Entertainment and Sports Industries - Events & CLE Information

ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law - Events & CLE Information

Practicing Law Institute - Intellectual Property CLEs

New York State Bar EASL (search for keyword "entertainment")