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The Intersection of Sports and Education Law

Connecticut Bar Association

March 31, 2016
9:00 AM - 1:15 PM EST

Speakers: Linda L. Yoder

March 31, 2016
9:00 AM - 1:15 PM EST

CBA Law Center
30 Bank Street
New Britain, CT  06050

Linda Yoder will be a presenter at the seminar, “The Intersection of Sports and Education Law,” presented by the Connecticut Bar Association Sports & Entertainment Law Section and the Education Law Section.

About the Program: This seminar will present cutting edge issues at the convergence of sports law and education law. The program will cover recent developments in Title IX compliance, ADA requirements and inclusion, liability for injuries to athletes and spectators, and recruiting and eligibility rules.

You Will Learn:

  • About important updates regarding Title IX compliance, concerns and cases
  • About cutting edge concepts to meet ADA requirements and expand sports programming to include disabled student athletes
  • How to implement proper protocols in dealing with injuries, and potential injuries, to players and spectators participating in interscholastic sports
  • How new models of inclusion are being implemented at the conference level in order to expand participation in collegiate athletics to disabled student athletes
  • Best practices for colleges and universities to hire and administer the referees that are tasked with controlling and overseeing thousands of  NCAA games each year
  • How to properly manage and outsource medical staff and supervision at sporting events
  • How recruiting and eligibility rules and procedures are to be followed for both student athletes and athletic departments staff

Who Should Attend?

Lawyers and other professionals with an interest in sports and education law


Don Tutson, Law Office of Donald Tutson Jr., Stamford
Winona W. Zimberlin, Zimberlin Law LLC, Hartford


Felice Duffy, Duffy Law, New Haven
Ted Fay, Eastern College Athletic Conference, Danbury
Daniel B. Fitzgerald, Brody Wilkinson PC, Southport
Linda Yoder, Shipman & Goodwin LLP, Hartford

To Register: Please visit the event website.

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