Sports and Entertainment
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GLSELA Sports-Track Students Learn from Industry-Leading Guest Speakers
Great Lakes Sports and Entertainment Law Academy students heard from an impressive array of guest speakers including an NFL player agent, a prominent MLB-player attorney, an in-counsel member for the Cleveland Cavaliers, a pair of college athletic director, an athlete financial advisor and a minor league baseball general manager during the 2016 Academy.
GLSELA Entertainment-Track Students Experience Full Spectrum of the Music Business at Rock Hall and Lava Room Recording
Great Lakes Sports and Entertainment Law Academy students experienced the full spectrum of the inner workings of the music industry through class trips to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Lava Room Recording. In addition to the course professors, GRAMMY winner and Cleveland State University professor Angelin Chang and GRAMMY nominee and Case Western Reserve law professor Marc Avsec, GLSELA students spoke with an array of guest speakers including prominent entertainment lawyer Kenneth Abdo.
From the Minors to Majors, GLSELA Students Learn from the Professionals at Cleveland-Area Sports Venues
Great Lakes Sports and Entertainment Law Academy Students had the opportunity to learn the interworking of professional baseball while attending games and taking behind-the-scenes ballpark tours with the Cleveland Indians (Major League Baseball) and Lake County Captains (Class A Affiliate). Students also heard from a pair of former Major League pitchers in Jensen Lewis (four-year MLB veteran, Fox Sports Ohio Cleveland Indians broadcaster) and Steve Karsay (13-year MLB veteran, pitching coach for the Lake County Captains).