On October 8, 2014, I will be a panelist for a Sports Lawyers Association Event in Los Angeles! Our panel is FREE and we will discuss asset protection strategies for athletes, entertainers, and anyone else with assets which may be vulnerable to lawsuits or collection.  Join us at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza (2025 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles, CA 90067) from 5:15pm-8:00pm (5:15 PM – 6:00 PM Networking, Drinks + Appetizers, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Panel Presentation).

If you plan on attending, please RSVP to me at: Brandon@Leopoldus.com. I hope to see you there!

More information about this FREE event is below.

As part of the SLA’s continuing effort to bring more activities and networking opportunities to its members, we are pleased to invite you to the following Los Angeles Outreach event hosted in conjuncton with  Becker & Poliakoff, Forbes Hare Trust Company and The Law Office of Brandon Leopoldus.

 Asset Protection For Athletes, Entertainers, Managers and Agents:

 Go on the Offense by Playing Defense

Topics to be covered include:

– Overview of Asset Protection Strategies in light of increased litigation against high net-worth defendants.

– Viable and compliant onshore and offshore methodologies to protect various types of assets from aggressive creditor claims.

– Discussion of strategies that do not work. “Avoid a deck chair on the Titanic.”

Moderator/Guest Panelist:

Richard J. Alan Cahan,  JD, LL.M , a Miami attorney with a national and international reputation in asset and wealth preservation planning.

Special Guest Panelists:

Brandon Leopoldus, a Los Angeles sports and entertainment lawyer and former professional Baseball umpire.

Peter Goddard, Solicitor & Barrister-Executive Director of Forbes Hare Trust Company Limited in the Cayman Islands with extensive experience in private and commercial trusts and corporate management worldwide.

***This is a complimentary event 


Wednesday, October 8, 2014

5:15 PM – 6:00 PM              Networking, Drinks + Appetizers

6:00 PM  – 8:00 PM            Panel Presentation*


Hyatt Regency Century Plaza

2025 Avenue of the Stars

Los Angeles, CA 90067

**Please RSVP to Brandon Leopoldus at:  Brandon@Leopoldus.com
Complies with CE guidelines specified in the California Board of Accountancy Regulations

Becker & Poliakoff:               a diverse commercial law firm with more than one hundred seventy attorneys, lobbyists and other professionals in Florida, New York, New Jersey, Washington, DC, Northern Virginia and Prague. The Firm is a member of Legus, a national and global network of law firms that enables our attorneys to provide assistance to clients nationally and worldwide.


Forbes Hare Trust Company provides personalized offshore trust and administration services to high net worth individuals and their families worldwide. The firm’s professional team has over 120 years’ combined experience in the private wealth sector and is accustomed to working cooperatively with high net worth clients, their families and their advisors. Forbes Hare is independent and wholly owned by the partners of the affiliated offshore law firm, Forbes Hare. The group has a specialist sports and media practice which specializes in assisting sports and media personalities with all aspects of legal, trust and wealth planning advice.  The firm’s clients include football clubs and players, golfers, sports agencies, sponsors, rights holders and media production companies worldwide.”

a California sports and entertainment lawyer experienced in the areas of music copyright/trademark, development, sports representation including officials, teams, and leagues, contract negotiation and review, mediation and arbitration.

THE SPORTS LAWYERS ASSOCIATION             (SLA) is a non-profit, international, professional organization whose common goal is the understanding,advancement and ethical practice of sports law.For more information click here

LOCAL OUTREACH EVENTS                         SLA hosts smaller, local events for informal networking amongst members and potential members. Click here for details.

ANNUAL MEETING         SLA has the premier meeting for sports law professionals each May that draws over

800 attendees. REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN. Click here for details.

 SPORTS LAW WEEKLY           SLA produces a Sports Law Weekly that is emailed to members on current sports law issues of interest. Click here for details.