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“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

NFL Needs to Outsource Investigations and Rules Enforcement: A Modest Proposal

ESPN’s September 8, 2015, report on how the National Football League (NFL) handled the 2008 Spygate case, in combination with the league’s recent player scandals and misconduct decisions, should create debate among the league’s franchise owners of outsourcing the investigation and enforcement of alleged player, coach and team misconduct to an external and independent firm … Continue reading

Global Sports Agencies and Professionals Attend Buckner’s Anti-Doping Intelligence-Gathering Webinar

Representatives from sports-related organizations and agencies throughout the world attended Buckner’s Wednesday, July 22, 2015, webinar on how sports organizations can develop an intelligence-gathering process to enhance anti-doping and drug-testing programs. The online event, “Strategies to Comply with the World Anti-Doping Code: Intelligence Gathering”, was conducted by attorney Michael Buckner and covered several issues, including: Intelligence-gathering strategies … 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

“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

Michael Buckner Quoted in Boston Herald Article on NFL-Brady “Deflategate” Hearing

Buckner shareholder and president Michael L. Buckner was quoted in a June 23, 2015, Boston Herald article about the legal issues surrounding New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s appeal hearing in the NFL “Deflategate” case. The full article (“McGovern: NFL chief probably to take hits, win or lose”), which includes Buckner’s quote, can be found … Continue reading

Michael L. Buckner Quoted in USA Today on NFL and Athlete Domestic Violence Issue

Michael L. Buckner, shareholder of Buckner, was quoted in a September 16 2014, USA Today article, “Why so many professional athletes accused of domestic violence are still allowed to take the field”. The aticle by Nina Mandell noted: “If NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s indefinite suspension of Ray Rice seemed out of line considering the alleged … Continue reading