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Art & Entertainment Law Section

MSBA Art & Entertainment Section
Annual Report
2016-17

 

Section Membership
As of June 19, 2017, the Section had 164 members.

Financial Status
The Section had an account balance of $10,503.32 as of June 21, 2017.

CLEs & Events
The Section hosted 5 CLE programs in fiscal year 2016-17. 

Program Title

Date

Event Code

CLE Credits

Number of Attendees

Current State of the Intercollegiate Athletics (co-sponsored with St. Thomas University School of Law)

11/10/2016

230662

1.0 Standard

16

Representing Independent Filmmakers in Minnesota

12/1/2016

230956

1.0 Standard

30

Why You Wanna Treat Me So Bad? – Entertainment Litigation, and yes, Prince!

3/10/2017

236419

1.0 Standard

28

Performing in Canada: Helping Clients With Colorful Pasts Cross The Border To Work

4/20/2017

238502

1.0 Standard

9

Why the Blurred Lines Lawsuit is the World’s Worst Music Copyright Decision

4/28/2017

237461

1.0 Standard

38


Annual Meeting and Election Results
The Section’s Annual Meeting was held on June 21, 2017 at the MSBA offices.

The following officers were elected to serve on the Section’s Governing Council from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018:

Chair – Daniel Boen
Vice Chair – Maxwell Felsheim
Secretary – Joshua Schaub
Treasurer – Brianna Ahern

Diversity and Inclusion
What diversity and inclusion goals did the Section include in the 2016-2017 work plan, how did you approach these goals, and what was the result?

Diversity and inclusion goal

Approach

Result

Offer additional sports-related CLES

Worked with local law student at St. Thomas to co-host CLE

Successful offering of CLE with 16 attendees

Increase Outreach to Law Students

Work with U of M to host table at student reception in the fall, advertise CLES through local law school student newsletters

Increased student participation at CLEs and happy hours for networking

Increase Diversity of Membership

Emphasized diversity survey participation

Unknown


Other Section Accomplishments

  • Exceeded planned CLE goal
  • Hosted several Happy Hours

Submitted By:

Kelly Dougherty, Section Chair

Date: 6/28/2017