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Eldonie S Mason

Eldonie S Mason

Practice areas:

Entertainment, Business, Contracts & Agreements, Limited Liability Company (LLC), Copyright Infringement

About Me

Eldonie S. Mason, Esq. is a native of the Caribbeanisland of Antigua. She graduated magna cum laude from New JerseyCityUniversity in 2002 with a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Political Science and a minor in Pre-law. In 2005, Ms. Mason earned her Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law. After law school, Ms. Mason worked as a Litigation Associate in a Florida law firm, where she primarily handled contractual and civil litigation matters.


 


Since establishing Mason Firm, LLC in 2007, Ms. Mason has focused her practice on intellectual property-copyright & trademarks; contract drafting, review and negotiation; entertainment law including music, film, TV and other areas and has represented an array of clients including but not limited to small businesses, artists, DJs, actors, costume designer, photographer, painter, film and music producers, directors and promoters. As of May 2013, Ms. Mason began engaging clients for shopping to music labels and pitching screenplays to studios.


 


Highlights:


 


•Mason Firm was a sponsor of the 2013 Ocktober Music and Film Festival and Eldonie conducted a workshop on Acquisition to Distribution


•Mason Firm sponsored items for the gift bags for New York Women in Film and Television Muse Awards honoring Robin Wright of “House of Cards” among others


•Representing prolific, independent fashion designer Marco Hall who has dressed the likes of Rihanna, Lala Anthony, Ntozake Shange among others.


•Representing a client who is featured on “Hotel Impossible” which airs on the Travel Channel.


•Acquiring the rights of the Off-Broadway play "Box" which starred Kevin "DotCom" Brown formerly of NBC's "30 Rock"


•Representing a film production company, Stuart Films, LLC whose webseries, “12-Steps to Recovery” was featured in JET Magazine


•Successfully settling copyright infringement matters for a painter and photographer


•General Outside Counsel for NuAge PC, LLC a computer servicing and technology company in Miami, FL


 


Education:


 


•University of Miami School of Law, Juris Doctor, cum laude, 2005


•New JerseyCityUniversity, Bachelor’s of Arts, magna cum laude, 2002


•AntiguaState College, Advanced Level Certificate, 1998


 


Work History:


 


•Founding Member, Mason Firm, LLC


•Arbitrator, Small Claims Part, Civil Court of the City of New York


•Litigation Associate, Law Offices of Kane & Kane


•Certified Legal Intern, Miami-DadeCounty Public Defender


•Judicial Intern, Hon. Peggy A. Quince, Florida Supreme Court


•Judicial Intern, Hon. Patricia A. Seitz, United States District Court for Southern District of Florida


 


Bar Admissions:


 


•U. S. Supreme Court, 2009


•New York, 2007


•New Jersey, 2007


•U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, 2007


•Florida, 2005


 


Accomplishments:




  • 2014 American Arbitration Association Higginbotham Fellow

  • New JerseyCityUniversity Presidential Search Committee Alumni Member 2012


 


Professional Memberships:


 


•New York Women in Film & Television


• New Jersey Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts


•Association of Small Claims Arbitrators


 Civil Court of the City of New York


• The Florida Bar


• New York State Bar Association


 


 


 


 


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2005

  1. Entertainment: 45%
    8 years
  2. Business: 25%
    8 years
  3. Contracts & Agreements: 20%
    8 years
  4. Copyright Infringement: 5%
  5. Limited Liability Company (LLC): 5%

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Brian James Smalls

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    I fully recommend Eldonie as an excellent attorney who goes above and beyond for her clients and is a formidable advocate!

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    Raehan Ali
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Mason Firm, LLC

2 Tower Center Blvd
19th FL - Ste 19003
East Brunswick, NJ, 08816

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NJActive200705/29/2015
NYCurrently registered 200703/13/2015
FLMember in Good Standing200508/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Arbitrator, Small Claims PartCivil Court Of The City Of New York2013 - Present
Founding Member/OwnerMason Firm, LLC2007 - Present
Litigation AssociateLAW OFFICES OF KANE & KANE2005 - 2007
Judicial Intern, Honorable Peggy A. QuinceFlorida Supreme Court2004 - 2004
Certified Legal Intern, Felony DivisionPUBLIC DEFENDER – MIAMI-DADE COUNTY2004 - 2004
Westlaw Student RepresentativeWESTLAW2003 - 2005
Judicial Intern, Honorable Patricia SeitzUNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT, SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA2003 - 2003

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Association of Small Claims ArbitratorsArbitrator2013 - Present
New York Women In Film and TelevisionMember2012 - Present
Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts of New JerseyVolunteer Attorney2009 - Present

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
New Jersey City UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2002
ANTIGUA STATE COLLEGEAccounting, History and LawAdvance Level Certificate1996

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
​Finding the Entrepreneur in You - Marketing Your New Business, Developing a Road Map for Your Business Plan​ Marketing Your New Business2014
​Ocktober Music and Film Festival 2013​Acquisition to Distribution Workshop2013
Online Continuing Legal EducationProtecting Your Client’s Next Great Script: Screenwriters & Copyright2011
Online CLEFrom Acquisition to Exhibition: Advising the Indie Filmmaker2011
Protecting Your Copyright: For Screenwriters presented by NYFENProtecting Your Copyright: For Screenwriters2010