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Jeremy M. Evans

Jeremy M. Evans

also known as Jeremy M Evans, Jeremy Evans

Practice areas:

Contracts & Agreements, Entertainment, Business

About Me

Biography:


Jeremy M. Evans is the Managing Attorney at California Sports Lawyer, representing sports and entertainment professionals in contract drafting, negotiations, licensing, and career growth.  He provides legal advice and general counsel services for businesses, which includes development, contract drafting, review, negotiations, protection, and compliance.  Evans is an award-winning attorney and community leader.  A complete list of his legal and community affiliations can be found on his website "About" page or on his AVVO.com page under "Associations."


Evans is the Director of the Center for Sports Law & Policy (CSLP) at Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, California, where he resides.  The CSLP is a Fellowship with 80+ law student Fellows, who must complete a rigorous educational and career-based sports law program to earn a Certificate in Sports Law & Policy upon graduation.  Every September, the CSLP hosts the National Sports Law Negotiation Competition (NSLNC), a nationally recognized sports law competition.  Evans is the Founder and Director of the NSLNC. 


He attended the University of California, Los Angeles, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, with an emphasis in American Politics.  He earned his law degree from Thomas Jefferson School of Law, where he served as President of the Student Bar Association (2010-2011), and Editor-in-Chief of the student newspaper (2009-2010), The Jeffersonian.  In 2010, he was presented with the “Member of the Year Award,” by the Student Bar Association.  In 2011, he was presented with the “Service & Commitment Award,” by Thomas Jefferson School of Law.  As a law student, he competed three times in the National Baseball Arbitration Competition (NBAC), held in New Orleans, Louisiana.  He is the now the Coach for the NBAC Competition Team from Thomas Jefferson School of Law, which won the National Championship in 2012. 


After graduation from law school, Evans was elected to the Alumni Association Board of Directors for Thomas Jefferson School of Law in 2012.  He was elected President of the organization for the 2014-2015 term and re-elected for the 2015-2016 term.  He has also been elected and served as Vice President (2013-2014) and chair of various committees.  Evans was recently presented with the "2014 A. Thomas Golden Honorary Alumnus of the Year Award," as selected by the Thomas Jefferson School of Law alumni, students, faculty, and staff.  


Prior to opening California Sports Lawyer, Evans worked as a Graduate Law Clerk at the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, advising Judicial Officers in civil and criminal law and motion.  During law school, he interned for the Office of the Public Defender, County of San Diego, and a constitutional law litigation firm.  The latter of which he had the opportunity to assist in drafting several U.S. Supreme Court briefs.  Prior to law school, he worked in finance for the number one business-only litigation firm in the world, Quinn Emanuel Uquhart & Sullivan LLP, in Los Angeles, California.  Prior to that, he worked as a legislative aide and field representative for California State Senator George Runner, 17th District (Retired), and Senator Runner’s wife, Assemblywoman Sharon Runner, 36th District (Retired).  In 2013, Evans earned a Certificate from the National Institute of Politics as a Certified Political Consultant-Campaign Manager.  He has assisted with some local campaigns in San Diego. 


License:


Jeremy M. Evans is a Licensed Attorney with the State Bar of California and may practice law before all courts in the State of California and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California.  Feel free to contact Jeremy Evans, California Sports Lawyer, today.  Thank you.


Degrees & Certificates:


J.D., Thomas Jefferson School of Law, 2011


B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 2005


A.A., Antelope Valley College, 2003


Certificate, National Institute of Politics, 2013


Peer-Nominated Awards:


"Best of the Bar 2015: Sports, Entertainment, & Business Law," San Diego Business Journal, 2015 


“Rising Stars” [San Diego], Super Lawyers, 2015


“Semi-Finalist: Top Attorney Award 2015, Corporate Transactional,” The Daily Transcript, 2015


“Semi-Finalist: Top Attorney Award 2015, Intellectual Property Transactional,” The Daily Transcript, 2015


“A. Thomas Golden Honorary Alumnus of the Year Award,” Thomas Jefferson School of Law, 2014


“Best of the Bar 2014: Sports & Entertainment Law,” San Diego Business Journal, 2014


“Top Attorney Award 2014, Corporate Transactional,” The Daily Transcript, 2014


“Semi-Finalist: Top Attorney Award 2014, Intellectual Property Transactional,” The Daily Transcript, 2014


“San Diego County Outstanding Young Attorney for 2013,” The Daily Transcript, 2013 


Contact & Social Media


Website: http://www.CSLlegal.com


CONNECT on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/pub/jeremy-m-evans/a/323/346


FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/CSLlegal


TWITTER: https://twitter.com/JeremyMEvansESQ


Google+: google.com/+JeremyEvansESQ & google.com/+Csllegal


YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NizKc7cBX9k&feature=em-upload_owner [ADVERSTISEMENT]

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2012

  1. Contracts & Agreements: 50%
    3 years
  2. Business: 25%
    3 years
  3. Entertainment: 25%
    2 years

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

91 total 

  • Susan L. Hartman

    Jeremy is a very respected member of the San Diego legal community. I endorse this lawyer.

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    Susan Hartman DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Ashley Armetta Hollan

    I have been impressed by Jeremy's diligence, thoughtfulness, expertise and enthusiasm in the sports and business law arenas as I have gotten to know him in his role as Co-Chair of the American Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division Committee on the Entertainment and Sports Industries. I highly recommend Jeremy.

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    Ashley Hollan Entertainment Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

California Sports Lawyer

611 K Street
Suite B-242
San Diego, CA, 92101

Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive201208/18/2015
AZResigned Rule 38201306/01/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising Stars - Entertainment and Sports Law [San Diego]Super Lawyers2016
Semi-Finalist: Top Attorney 2015 (Corporate Transactional)The Daily Transcript2015
Semi-Finalist: Top Attorney 2015 (IP Transactional)The Daily Transcript2015
Best of the Bar 2015: Sports, Entertainment, & Business LawSan Diego Business Journal2015
Rising Stars - Entertainment and Sports Law [San Diego]Super Lawyers2015
Semi-Finalist: Top Attorney 2014 (IP Transactional)The Daily Transcript2014
Top Attorney Award 2014, Corporate Transactional)The Daily Transcript2014
Best of the Bar 2014: Sports & Entertainment LawSan Diego Business Journal2014
2014 A. Thomas Golden Honorary Alumnus of the Year AwardAlumni, Students, Faculty, and Staff of Thomas Jefferson School of Law2014
San Diego County Outstanding Young Attorney for 2013!The Daily Transcript2013
Attorney of the DayLaw Business World2012
Leadership and ServiceAmerican Bar Association, Student Division, 9th Circuit2011
Leadership & Service Award - Student Bar Association, PresidentThomas Jefferson School of Law2011
Pro Bono Honors - 1700 hoursThomas Jefferson School of Law2011
Member of the Year, Vice-President & Editor-in-ChiefThomas Jefferson School of Law Student Bar Association2010

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Guest Sports Legal CommentatorESPN 1700 & Mighty 1090 AM Radio - "Real Talk San Diego"2015 - Present
Sports Legal CorrespondentESPN 680, The Jim Tirey Show2014 - 2015
Director & Adjunct Professor of LawCenter for Sports Law & Policy at Thomas Jefferson School of Law2014 - Present
DirectorDiversity Fellowship Program (San Diego County Bar Association)2013 - Present
In-House CounselProvision Coffee, LLC2013 - 2015
Managing AttorneyCalifornia Sports Lawyer2012 - Present
Graduate Law ClerkSuperior Court Of California County Of San Diego2011 - 2012
Certified Legal InternOffice Of The Public Defender San Diego County2009 - 2011
Certified Legal InternLepiscopo & Morrow, LLP2009 - 2011
Founder & DirectorNational Sports Law Negotiation Competition (Center for Sports Law & Policy at Thomas Jefferson School of Law)2009 - Present
Client Finance CoordinatorQuinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP2006 - 2008
Legislative Aide & Field RepresentativeState Senator George Runner, 17th District (Ret.)2005 - 2006
Legislative AideAssemblywoman Sharon Runner, California State Assembly, 36th District (Ret.)2002 - 2003

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of California, Solo and Small Firm SectionExecutive Committee2015 - Present
American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Committee on the Entertainment and Sports IndustryCo-Chair2015 - Present
State Bar of California, Solo and Small Firm SectionMember2015 - Present
State Bar of California, Intellectual Property Law Section, Entertainment and Sports Law Interest GroupMember2014 - Present
American Bar Association, Forum on the Entertainment and Sports IndustriesMember2014 - Present
Entertainment and Sports Law Section, San Diego County Bar AssociationChair2014 - Present
San Diego County Bar AssociationCo-Chair of the SDCBA Career Development Program2014 - Present
Sports Lawyers AssociationMember2014 - Present
Board of Directors at Alumni Association of Thomas Jefferson School of LawPresident2014 - Present
Entertainment and Sports Law Section, San Diego County Bar AssociationVice Chair2013 - 2014
Board of Directors at Alumni Association of Thomas Jefferson School of LawVice President2013 - 2014
Board of Directors at Alumni Association of Thomas Jefferson School of LawMember2012 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2012 - Present
New Lawyer Division, San Diego County Bar AssociationBoard of Directors2012 - 2014
San Diego Lawyer MagazineEditorial Board & Contributor2012 - Present
Ian Stewart Memorial CommitteeChairman2011 - 2014
Republican National Lawyers Association - San Diego Republican LawyersMember (former: Board of Directors, Secretary & Vice President)2011 - Present
Student Bar Association, Thomas Jefferson School of LawPresident2010 - 2011
Student Bar Association, Thomas Jefferson School of LawVice President2009 - 2010
"The Jeffersonian" (Student newspaper at Thomas Jefferson School of Law)Editor-in-Chief2009 - 2010
San Diego Entertainment & Sports LawyersSports Law Advisor to the Board & Member2009 - Present
Student Bar Association, Thomas Jefferson School of Law1L Class Representative2008 - 2009

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Thomas Jefferson School of LawTJSL Baseball Arbitration Team Competes in New Orleans2015
California Sports LawyerMajor League Baseball (MLB) back in Montreal via Tampa Bay?2015
Thomas Jefferson School of LawAlumni Association Hosts Bar Support Breakfast2015
Thomas Jefferson School of LawJEREMY EVANS APPOINTED TO SOLO & SMALL FIRM EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE FOR STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA2015
California Sports LawyerSeven Reasons why Tom Brady will be Exonerated2015
Thomas Jefferson School of LawPadres Speakers Series: Tom Seidler, Ownership Group at San Diego Padres2015
Thomas Jefferson School of Law2015 National Sports Law Negotiation Competition will run from September 25 through September 272015
San Diego Lawyer MagazineSmall Talk: A Roundtable Discussion2015
Thomas Jefferson School of LawCSLP Speakers Series Featured S.D. Padres Asst. GM of Baseball Operations2015
Thomas Jefferson School of LawAlumni Association Board Swearing-In Ceremony 20152015
San Diego Lawyer MagazineQ&A: The New Central Courthouse: Honorable Jeffrey Barton discusses what the future holds by Jeremy Evans2015
Thomas Jefferson School of LawCENTER FOR SPORTS LAW & POLICY VISIT CALLAWAY GOLF FOR ANNUAL TRIP2015
Thomas Jefferson School of LawJeremy Evans ‘11 Shares his Advice and his Journey2015
California Sports LawyerSURVIVAL GUIDE FOR THE HIGH PROFILE ATHLETE2015
ESPNESPN Article Highlights California Sports Lawyer Jeremy Evans & Client2015
Sports Agent Blog2015 National Sports Law Negotiation Competition2015
Thomas Jefferson School of LawMinor League Baseball Owner and GM Make Up CSLP Panel2015
California Sports LawyerWhat the ’15 Chargers can Learn from the ‘98 Padres?2015
Thomas Jefferson School of LawCSLP Holds Second Installment of Padres Speakers Series2014
Thomas Jefferson School of LawTJSL and Cal Western Mix it Up2014
Thomas Jefferson School of LawTJSL Alums Speak on The Challenges of Working in the Craft Brew Industry Panel2014
San Diego Lawyer MagazineLinkedIn - Built for Success: Using LinkedIn to grow your brand, business, and rolodex2014
San Diego Lawyer MagazineFostering a More Diverse Future: A look at how the SDCBA's award-winning Diversity Fellowship Program affects the future of inclusion in the legal profession2014
Thomas Jefferson School of LawCenter for Sports Law and Policy Tours U.S. Olympic Training Center2014
Thomas Jefferson School of LawThe Center for Sports Law & Policy Appoints New Director2014
Thomas Jefferson School of LawTime to Register for the 7th Annual Judicial Officers Mixer on October 30th2014
Thomas Jefferson School of LawCenter for Sports Law & Policy Director and Fellows Visit TaylorMade Golf Company2014
Center for Sports Law & Policy“Super Agent” Leigh Steinberg Educates TJSL Students about the Business of Sports2014
Thomas Jefferson School of LawTJSL Alums Guide CSLP Fellows on Paths to Success in the Entertainment Industry2014
Thomas Jefferson School of LawSuccessful National Sports Law Negotiation Competition & Sports Law Conference2014
Thomas Jefferson School of LawCongratulations to TJSL Professors and Alumni Named Top Attorneys2014
The Antelope Valley TimesQuartz Hill community unveils memorial honoring fallen Marine2014
The Antelope Valley TimesIan Stewart Memorial Fundraiser2014
Thomas Jefferson School of LawSports Law Fellows from the Center for Sports Law & Policy Discuss Their Success2014
Thomas Jefferson School of LawCSLP Fellows Visit Callaway Golf2014
Thomas Jefferson School of LawTJSL Alumni Board Swearing-In Ceremony2014
Thomas Jefferson School of LawNovel Ideas: Literary Agents, Writers and the Law2014
Thomas Jefferson School of LawCongratulations to TJSL’s Best of the Bar 20142014
Thomas Jefferson School of LawTJSL Represented at the 7th Annual National Baseball Arbitration Competition2014
Thomas Jefferson School of LawThomas Jefferson School of Law Celebrates 45 years of TJSL and WSU History2014
California Sports LawyerDiversity Fellowship Program - A Joint Effort of ACC-SD and the SDCBA2014
California Sports LawyerJeremy Evans named A. Thomas Golden Alumnus of the Year at Barristers Ball 20142014
For The RecordEntertainment & Sports Law Section2014
Thomas Jefferson School of LawUpcoming National Sports Law Negotiation Competition & Sports Law Conference2014
Thomas Jefferson School of LawUpcoming SDCBA event: Novel Ideas: Literary Agents, Writers, and the Law2014
Thomas Jefferson School of LawCSLP Presents the “Padres Speakers Series:” Jarrod Dillon2014
California Sports LawyerJeremy Evans Appointed New Director of the Center for Sports Law & Policy at Thomas Jefferson School of Law2014
Thomas Jefferson School of LawCSLP Hosts Working In Sports Law: An Overview of Available Careers2014
Thomas Jefferson School of LawTJSL Alums and other Top SD Attorneys talk Entertainment and Sports Law Licensing2013
Thomas Jefferson School of LawCongratulations to TJSL’s Young Attorneys Finalists2013
Thomas Jefferson School of LawTJSL Presence is Extensive in July Issue of SD Lawyer2013
Thomas Jefferson School of LawThird Annual NSLNC Continues to Raise the Bar2013
San Diego Lawyer MagazineFeedback Section by Jeremy M. Evans2013
California Sports LawyerDecember Blog: California Sports Lawyer - A Big Day for Washington area sports fans, but what move will have the greater positive impact?2013
California Sports LawyerNovember Blog: California Sports Lawyer - College Football Rivalry Week: Why does the UCLA versus USC football game not have a known title?2013
The Daily Transcript“San Diego County Outstanding Young Attorney for 2013!” award ('The Daily Transcript') for Jeremy Evans2013
California Sports LawyerJeremy Evans named Director of SDCBA-ACC Diversity Fellowship Program2013
San Diego Lawyer MagazineTime Out: How we Represent and Play in the Big Leagues2013
Thomas Jefferson School of LawDean Thomas Guernsey's Warm Welcome to TJSL at Reception2013
Thomas Jefferson School of LawTJSL’s Alumni Board Welcomes New Officers2013
San Diego Lawyer MagazineGiving Back (January/February issue)2013
Thomas Jefferson School of LawThe 18th Annual Alumni Golf Tournament2013
Thomas Jefferson School of LawAlumni & Friends Golf Tournament 2013 - Sponsors2013
Thomas Jefferson School of LawObamaCare/Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act2013
Thomas Jefferson School of LawTJSL to Host National Sports Law Negotiation Competition in September2013
Thomas Jefferson School of LawTJSL's Dean Hasl, Alumni and Faculty in San Diego Lawyer Magazine2013
Thomas Jefferson School of LawSuccessful Center for Sports Law & Policy Conference2013
The Jeffersonian--Thomas Jefferson School of LawBe Prepared2013
Thomas Jefferson School of LawTJSL’s Baseball Arbitration Team Competes well at Tulane Event2013
Thomas Jefferson School of LawTim Purpura '91: From Law School to Major League Baseball's Executive Suite2013
The AdvisorNice & China Experience (Pages 7-8)2013
Thomas Jefferson School of LawTJSL Alumni Staying Involved, Getting Connected and Giving Back2013
Thomas Jefferson School of LawGetting in, Getting out, and Getting paid, Without Getting sued2012
Thomas Jefferson School of LawExcitement Builds for TJSL Sports Law Negotiation Competition2012
Thomas Jefferson School of LawCongratulations to TJSL's New Lawyer's2012
Thomas Jefferson School of LawThe Nice, France & Hangzhou, China Experience: Why attending the TJSL Study Abroad Programs are a must while in Law School!2012
Thomas Jefferson School of LawSports Law Negotiation Competition & Symposium a Major League Success!2012
Thomas Jefferson School of Law"Passing of the Torch"2012
Thomas Jefferson School of LawFirst Graduating Class in New Building Starts Tradition2012
Thomas Jefferson School of LawTJSL Captures First Place2012
Thomas Jefferson School of LawAlumni Board Swearing In Ceremony2012
Thomas Jefferson School of LawYou can Succeed2012
Thomas Jefferson School of LawInaugural NSLNC Scores Big Win with Participants2011
American Bar Association9th Circuit Spring Meeting2011
The Jeffersonian--Thomas Jefferson School of LawSuccess: National Sports Law Negotiation Competition2011
The Jeffersonian--Thomas Jefferson School of LawForward Move2011
Thomas Jefferson School of LawMonte Carlo Night Auction for Charity2011
The Jeffersonian--Thomas Jefferson School of LawSeven Year Annual Visit (Page 5/top)2011
The Jeffersonian--Thomas Jefferson School of LawNew Building, Our Future (Page 3/bottom)2011
Student Lawyer - American Bar AssociationLaw Student Division Holds Another Successful Annual Meeting in San Francisco2010
The Jeffersonian--Thomas Jefferson School of LawPossibilities are Endless (Page 4/top)2010
The Informer--Thomas Jefferson School of LawThe Informer--Editor-in-Chief2009

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
National Institute of PoliticsCertified Political Consultant (CPC)N/A2013
Thomas Jefferson School of LawLegal EducationJuris Doctor2011
University of California, Los AngelesPolitical Science, with an Emphasis in American PoliticsBachelor of Arts2005
Antelope Valley CollegeLetters, Arts & Sciences (summa cum laude)Associate of Arts2003

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
The Advisor - Thomas Jefferson School of LawJeremy Evans '11 speaks at Thomas Jefferson School of Law Graduation2015
Sports Law SocietyPanel Moderator at NCAA Athletes: Should they be Paid?2015
Sports Agent BlogInterview With Jeremy M. Evans, Esq., Managing Attorney At California Sports Lawyer2015
San Diego State University, Pre-Law SocietySports Law Guest Lecturer at San Diego State University2015
Front Office SportsNo Two Paths are the Same, the Journey of Jeremy Evans, by Chase McCaskill2015
Berkeley Journal of Entertainment and Sports LawSports Law Guest Lecturer at University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (Berkeley Law/Boalt Hall)2015
American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Committee on the Entertainment & Sports Industry2015 ABA YLD Fall Conference in Littlerock, Arkansas2015
Top Attorney 2014 (Corporate Transactional)Top Attorney Jeremy Evans interviewed by reporter Doug Sherwin2014
Thomas Jefferson School of LawThomas Jefferson School of Law’s Newest Attorneys Celebrate2014
San Diego County Bar Association, Entertainment and Sports Law SectionMusic Law: Access & Insight into the Industry with Current Issues in Entertainment Law2014
NFL Concussion LitigationAttorney Jeremy Evans interviewed by KUSI2014
New Lawyers Division of the San Diego County Bar AssociationCLE Review of Practically Speaking: Legal Ethics and Ethical Dilemmas2014
New Lawyer Division and Diversity Fellowship Program of the San Diego County Bar Association.Solid Legal Writing Skills for New Lawyers2014
Ian Stewart Memorial Committee - Fundraiser and Installment CeremonyIan Stewart Memorial Committee - Fundraiser and Installment Ceremony2014
Entertainment and Sports Law Section of the San Diego County Bar AssociationNovel Ideas: Literary Agents, Writers, and the Law2014
Center for Sports Law & PolicyWorking in Sports Law: An Overview of Available Careers2014
Center for Sports Law & PolicyTJSL Alums working in Entertainment Law: Film, Television, & Radio2014
Alumni Association of Thomas Jefferson School of Law7th Annual Judicial Mixer was a Major Success2014
Alumni Association of Thomas Jefferson School of LawCongratulations to TJSL's 2014 New Lawyers2014
Video AdvertisementCalifornia Sports Lawyer2013
Thomas Jefferson School of LawALSA’s Panel with the Attorneys2013
New Lawyers Division of the San Diego County Bar AssociationObamaCare/Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act for Businesses, Consumers, and the Economy2013
New Lawyers Division of the San Diego County Bar AssociationLicensing: Protection of Entertainment and Sports Law Assets2013
New Lawyers Division of the San Diego County Bar AssociationCriminal Law Basics: From Arrest to Sentencing2013
New Lawyers Division of San Diego County Bar AssociationBeer and Wine Law: Transition from Hobby to Commercial2013
LEEP Program, Brazilian LawyersBrazilian Lawyers Enjoy their Visit to TJSL2013
GraduationTJSL's Spring 2013 Class is Diverse and Motivated to Succeed2013
Business Law Society and Intellectual Property Law AssociationTransactional Law Panel2013
Alumni Association of Thomas Jefferson School of LawAlternative Careers Panel2013
Alumni Association of Thomas Jefferson School of LawNetworking DOs and DON'Ts2013
National Sports Law Negotiation CompetitionSports Law Symposium2012
CalCPALawyer's and CPA's working together2010