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Buckner Releases the “NCAA Infractions Committees Review: Most Important Decisions from 2015” Webinar on YouTube

Buckner, an education and sports law firm, has posted its March 25, 2016, webinar, “NCAA Infractions Committees Review: Most Important Decisions from 2015” on the firm’s YouTube channel (click here to go to the webinar). The webinar provides guidance to university general counsel, athletics administrators and other higher-education professionals on the legal, administrative and compliance … Continue reading

“Strategies to Comply with the World Anti-Doping Code: Investigations” Webinar

Buckner attorney Michael L. Buckner will host an online event on how sports organizations can investigate alleged anti-doping violations. SUNRISE, Florida, September 16, 2015 – Michael L. Buckner, an attorney with Buckner, a global-focused sports and education law firm, will discuss how sports organizations can investigate alleged anti-doping code violations during the September 30, 2015, online … Continue reading

Buckner Opens Registration for Its “Advanced Investigation Interview Techniques” Webinar

Buckner, a global-focused sports and educational law firm, will conduct its next web-based course, “Advanced Investigation Interview Techniques,” on Friday, September 25, 2015, 12:00 noon ET (4:00 pm GMT; UTC -6 hours). Michael L. Buckner, an attorney with Buckner, will be the webinar presenter. Background This webinar will provide guidance to general counsel, investigators, compliance … Continue reading

Reminder: “Strategies to Comply with the World Anti-Doping Code: Intelligence Gathering” Webinar

Buckner, a global-focused sports and education law firm, issued a final reminder today of attorney Michael Buckner’s upcoming discussion on how sports organizations can develop an intelligence-gathering process to enhance anti-doping and drug-testing programs, which will occur during the July 22, 2015, online event, “Strategies to Comply with the World Anti-Doping Code: Intelligence Gathering.” According to a May … Continue reading

Buckner Launches Estate Planning Practice

SUNRISE, Florida, July 13, 2015—Buckner, a global-focused sports and education law firm with a litigation niche, has expanded its legal services with the launch of an estate planning practice. Buckner’s new practice assists clients with one of the most important, and often overlooked, issues for individuals, couples and families: estate planning. An estate plan is … Continue reading

“Strategies to Comply with the World Anti-Doping Code: Intelligence Gathering” Webinar

Buckner attorney Michael L. Buckner to host an online event on how sports organizations can develop an intelligence-gathering operation to enhance anti-doping and drug-testing programs. SUNRISE, Florida, June 24, 2015 – Michael L. Buckner, an attorney with Buckner, a global-focused sports and education law firm, will discuss how sports organizations can develop an intelligence-gathering process … Continue reading

Buckner Announces Publication of Athletics Investigation Handbook (2015 Edition)

Buckner is pleased to announce the publication of Athletics Investigation Handbook (2015 Edition): A Guide for Institutions and Involved Parties During the NCAA Enforcement Process. The 2015 edition provides updated information reflecting the numerous procedural and structural changes in the NCAA enforcement process. Most importantly, the book contains the following chapters to help NCAA member … Continue reading

Buckner Expands Sports Law Practice with Anti-Doping Intelligence-Gathering and Investigative Services

Buckner enhances its specialized, multi-disciplined sports law practice with intelligence-gathering and investigative services to address doping issues in Olympic and global sports POMPANO BEACH, Fla., 23 September 2014 – Buckner, a global-focused sports law firm, is pleased to announce the launch of its anti-doping intelligence-gathering and investigative services. The firm’s International Sports Investigations and Arbitration … Continue reading

Buckner Releases New Issue of High-School Sports Best Practices Alert Newsletter

Buckner, a boutique sports law firm, has published the new issue of the High-School Sports Best Practices Alert newsletter. In this issue of the newsletter, Buckner features the following articles and resources: Eight Strategies to Create Effective High School Athletics Compliance Programs [Webinar] Internal Investigation Lessons Learned from the Feds’ Ponzi Scheme Probes Gender Equity … Continue reading

Buckner Expands, Rebrands, Relaunches Sports Law Practice

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