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Ms. Mason is a native of the Caribbeanisland of Antigua. She graduated magna cum laude from New JerseyCityUniversity with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Political Science and a minor in Pre-law and earned her Juris Doctor, 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.


 


In 2007, Ms. Mason established Mason Firm, LLC to provide personalized legal services. She currently focuses her practice on fashion law, 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.


 


Ms. Mason is also an arbitrator for the Civil Court of the City of New York Small Claims Part and an American Arbitration Association Arbitrator for the Commercial Panel.


 


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. Broker international fashion deal with company located in Signapore.


•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


·  Acted as production attorney on independent films drafting various agreement including but not limited to music license, artwork release, actor agreement, extra agreement


 


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


 


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


·  Arbitrator, Commercial Panel, American Arbitration Association


•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


 


Professional Memberships


•New York Women in Film & Television


•Association of Small Claims Arbitrators


 Civil Court of the City of New York


• The Florida Bar


• New York State Bar Association


·  Middlesex County Bar Association


 


Speaking Engagements


·   2015 Speaker, NJCU BDI Lecture Series: Starting and Managing a Film & Media Business; and Intellectual Property and the Entertainment and Media Industries


·   2015 Speaker, Arts Council of East Orange Arts & Business Seminar


·   2015 Speaker, Ocktober Film Festival – Film Business & Distribution Panel


·   2015 Speaker, Marketing Your New Business, NJCU Entrepreneur Workshop Series


·   2013 Speaker, Acquisition to Distribution Workshop, Ocktober Music and Film Festival


·   2011 Presenter, Online Continuing Legal Education: Protecting Your Client’s Next Great Script: Screenwriters & Copyright; From Acquisition to Exhibition: Advising the Indie Filmmaker


·   2010 Speaker, Protecting Your Copyright: For Screenwriters presented by NYFEN


 


Accomplishments


·    Ocktober Film Festival 2015 Business Advisory Board


·  2014 American Arbitration Association Higginbotham Fellow


·  New JerseyCityUniversity Presidential Search Committee Alumni Member 2012


 


Publications


“Copyright and trademark: The role they play in the entertainment business” – www.njarts.net


 


  

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Entertainment: 45%
    9 years
  2. Business: 25%
    9 years
  3. Contracts: 20%
    9 years
  4. Copyright: 5%
  5. LLC: 5%

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Contact info

Mason Firm, LLC

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

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NJActive200709/10/2015
NYCurrently registered 200703/13/2015
FLMember in Good Standing200501/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Arbitrator, Commercial PanelAmerican Arbitration Association2014 - Present
Arbitrator, Small Claims PartCivil Court Of The City Of New York2013 - Present
Attorney Business & Legal AffairsMason 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
Middlesex County Bar AssociationMember2015 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
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