CT Bar Association Hosting Panel on Alternative Dispute Resolution in Athletics

ct_bar_associationThe Connecticut Bar Association is hosting a sports law event this Thursday.  Connecticut Sports Law guest columnist Rob Romano will participate on the panel.  See below for details.

When: Thursday, November 6, 2014
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Where: Quinnipiac University School of Law
370 Bassett Rd
North Haven, Connecticut
United States
Contact: Member Service Center
[email protected]
Phone: (860)223-4400

About the Program: The Sports and Entertainment Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution Sections are co-sponsoring a free panel discussion where experts will examine the current trends in the use of ADR in professional and amateur athletics.

Part A:  A look at ADR in Pro Sports One Year After the A-Rod Arbitration

  • Valuing a player involved in Major League Baseball’s Salary Arbitration
  • How to bring a case before the Court of Arbitration for Sport
  • Bringing your International Basketball case before the Basketball Arbitration Tribunal
  • Procedures addressing player misconduct

Part B:  Finding Due Process within NCAA Suspension Rules

  • Assessing NCAA Bylaw 19.7, “Restitution Rule” in the suspensions due to player misconduct


Don Tutson, Chair of Sports and Entertainment Section, Law Office of Donald P. Tutson, Stamford

Program Chairs:

Sylvia K. Rutkowska, Dzialo Pickett & Allen PC, Middletown

Carmina K. Tessitore, Law Offices of Carmina K. Tessitore, Shelton

Don Tutson, Law Office of Donald P. Tutson, Stamford


Jack McDonald, ​Quinnipiac University,  Athletic Director, Hamden

Paul V. Kelly, Jackson Lewis PC, Co-chair Collegiate & Professional Sports Industry Practice Group, Boston, MA

Professor Lew Kurlantzick, University of Connecticut Law School, Hartford

Robert Romano, General Counsel RISE International, New Haven


Event Cost: Free

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