The Career Choice Series is designed to help you choose your career path. Whether you’re a law student, young lawyer, or transitioning attorney, find out what it’s like to work in various practice areas and the best way to position yourself to get there.
In this segment, our speakers will explore entertainment law. Entertainment law focuses on providing legal services to companies or individuals in the entertainment business which often entails contracts and intellectual property (most often trademarks and copyright for brand protection). Franklin Graves works in-house for a music company and Molly Shehan is outside counsel for clients in the music industry. They both attended Belmont University College of Law in Nashville which offers a Certificate Program in Entertainment and Music Business. Our speakers will share with you their career paths, provide invaluable insight into what skills you’ll need to break into this area, what drew them to it, the pros and cons, and what a typical day in their practice entails.
Franklin Graves, General Counsel, Naxos Music Group, Nashville, TN
Molly Shehan, Attorney, Milom Horsnell Crow Rose Kelley PLC, Nashville, TN
Kathy Morris, Founder, Under Advisement, Ltd, Chicago, IL and New York, NY