SRLA Professional Expert Listing

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The purpose of this listing is to place educators, attorneys, and others (members and non-members) in touch with an expert within the field of expertise needed. The individuals listed below are members in good standing with the Sport & Recreation Law Association and they have submitted the appropriate SRLA request to be listed.

NOTE: SRLA makes no claims as to the professional expertise of those listed within this website.  It is solely the individual’s and/or agency’s responsibility to ascertain the validity of the qualifications of the individual they are considering to be retained. 

AREAS OF SPORT AND RECREATION LEGAL EXPERTISE:

Simply click on the individual’s name to view their one page summary vita.

Administrative Law and Procedure of National Sport Governing Bodies-NCAA Compliance

Ambush Marketing

Steve McKelvey, J.D.

Aquatic Settings and Related Risk Management Issues

Alphonses Heraghty

Dr. Bill Ramos

Athletics

Dr. Herb Appenzeller

Buffer Zones

Dr. John Miller, Ph.D

Dr. Todd Seidler

Contract Interpretation

Mark Conrad, J.D.

Contract Law-Coaches and Athletic Personnel Contracts

Crowd Management

Dr. Rob Ammon

Gil Fried, J.D.

Emergency Action Plans

Dr. John Miller, Ph.D

Facility Risk Management

Dr. Rob Ammon

Dr. John Miller, Ph.D

Dr. Garold M. Rushing

Dr. Todd Seidler

Fitness Centers

Briton Hagan, M.S.

Alphonses Heraghty

Foul Ball/Hockey Puck Liability

Gil Fried, J.D.

Gender Equity in Sport

Dr. Cynthia L. Pemberton

Higher Education Law-Institutional Liability and Negligence

ICA Academic Standards and Academic Reform

Dr. B. David Ridpath

ICA Employment Disputes (e. g. contracts, employee regulation, wrongful termination)

Dr. B. David Ridpath

ICA Intercollegiate Athletics Enforcement and Infractions Procedures

Dr. B. David Ridpath

Industry Standards

Gil Fried, J.D.

Intellectual Property and Competition/Antitrust Law-Athletes’ & Organizations’ Rights

Intellectual Property-Right of Publicity

Mark Conrad, J.D.

International Alternative Dispute Resolution/International Student-Athletes in the U. S.

International and U. S. Adventure Travel

James H. Moss J.D.

Internet and Sports

Mark Conrad, J.D.

Legal Duties of Coaches and Athletic Directors

Dr. Todd Seidler

Organizational Governance

Mark Conrad, J.D.

Outdoor Recreation Commercial Operations

James H. Moss J.D.

Physical Education Teaching

Dr. Herb Appenzeller

Alphonses Heraghty

Dr. Garold M. Rushing

Premises Liability

Dr. Rob Ammon

Dr. John Miller, Ph.D

Dr. Todd Seidler

Proper Application of NCAA Rules and Procedures to include:  national letter of intent, financial aid, eligibility, playing and practice seasons etc.

Dr. B. David Ridpath

Negligent Coaching

Gil Fried, J.D.

Dr. Garold M. Rushing

Negligence in Sports

Dr. John Miller, Ph.D

Dr. Garold M. Rushing

Recreation

Dr. Herb Appenzeller

Right of Publicity

Steve McKelvey, J.D.

Risk Management

Dr. Rob Ammon

Dr. Herb Appenzeller

Dr. Garold M. Rushing

Sex Discrimination

Barbara Osborne, J.D.

Sexual Harassment

Barbara Osborne, J.D.

Spectator Injuries

Dr. Rob Ammon

Gil Fried, J.D.

Sport Law

Dr. Herb Appenzeller

Title IX

Barbara Osborne, J.D.

Dr. Cynthia L. Pemberton

Track & Field

Dr. Andy Pittman

Trademark Law

Steve McKelvey, J.D.

Unsafe Facilities

Dr. Todd Seidler

Volunteer Youth Programs

James H. Moss J.D.

Wilderness First Aid

James H. Moss J.D.

Wrestling

Dr. Garold M. Rushing

Youth Outdoor Recreation Programs

James H. Moss J.D.

For more information, contact: Tom Bowler