The Broward County Bar Association published “Lessons from College Sports Investigations: Internal Investigation Policies”, an article by Buckner president and shareholder Michael L. Buckner in the April 2016 issue of Barrister. Click here to read the article. Click here to read the April 2016 issue of the Barrister.
Buckner, a boutique sports law firm, has published the first issue of the re-branded Higher-Ed and College Athletics Best Practices Alert newsletter. The newsletter will align its content with the diverse services Buckner provides to colleges and universities. In this issue of the newsletter, Buckner completes its series on investigations of student-athlete abuse by coaches; explores the … Continue reading
On October 9, 2013, Buckner shareholder Michael Buckner will be speaking at a New York University program titled “The NCAA Enforcement Process: A Critical Discussion.” The first panel will discuss the NCAA enforcement process in general, including new legislation and procedures, and feature a discussion with an experienced NCAA enforcement representative, a practitioner in NCAA infractions … Continue reading
On September 26, 2013, Buckner attorney Justin Sievert was quoted in a New York Times article by Steve Eder regarding the E.A. Sports and the Collegiate Licensing Company’s settlement in the O’Bannon lawsuit leaving the N.C.A.A. as the only remaining defendant. Specifically, Sievert added, “[t]he N.C.A.A. has a lot more at stake in terms of what … Continue reading
POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 18, 2013 – Sports attorney Michael L. Buckner has rebranded, expanded and relaunched his sports law practice formerly known as the Michael L. Buckner Law Firm under the new singular name of Buckner. As part of the expansion, his firm has merged with Pilgrim & Associates’ sports law practice, added several veteran attorneys to the … Continue reading
The Buckner Law Firm releases its “NCAA Enforcement Investigations Toolkit: Division I Version” (Toolkit) today for the use and benefit of Division I member institutions of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The Toolkit contains information and recommendations that are designed to assist campus and athletics administrators with preparing policies, procedures, strategies and protocols to … Continue reading