Top Wilmer, AL Sports Law Lawyers Near You

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    Littler Mendelson, P.C.

    Sports Law Lawyers | Mobile Office | Serving Wilmer, AL

    Sports Law Lawyers | Mobile Office | Serving Wilmer, AL

  • Phelps Dunbar LLP

    Sports Law Lawyers | Mobile Office | Serving Wilmer, AL

    Sports Law Lawyers | Mobile Office | Serving Wilmer, AL

  • Jones Walker LLP

    Sports Law Lawyers | Mobile Office | Serving Wilmer, AL

    Sports Law Lawyers | Mobile Office | Serving Wilmer, AL

  • Maynard, Cooper & Gale, P.C.

    Sports Law Lawyers | Mobile Office | Serving Wilmer, AL

    Sports Law Lawyers | Mobile Office | Serving Wilmer, AL

  • Dentons Sirote

    Sports Law Lawyers | Mobile Office | Serving Wilmer, AL

    Sports Law Lawyers | Mobile Office | Serving Wilmer, AL

  • Adams and Reese LLP

    Sports Law Lawyers | Mobile Office | Serving Wilmer, AL

    Sports Law Lawyers | Mobile Office | Serving Wilmer, AL

  • Starnes Davis Florie LLP

    Sports Law Lawyers | Mobile Office | Serving Wilmer, AL

    Sports Law Lawyers | Mobile Office | Serving Wilmer, AL

  • Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr & Smith, APLC

    Sports Law Lawyers | Mobile Office | Serving Wilmer, AL

    Sports Law Lawyers | Mobile Office | Serving Wilmer, AL

  • AdamsIP, LLC

    Sports Law Lawyers | Mobile Office | Serving Wilmer, AL

    Sports Law Lawyers | Mobile Office | Serving Wilmer, AL

Wilmer Sports Law Information

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Find a Sports Law Attorney near Wilmer

Are You an Athlete?

If you are an athlete you may deal with being courted by colleges and universities, pursued by companies that want you to represent their products or perhaps you were injured during a game or suspended from play due to accusations of doping. All of these issues have legal consequences and you should call a Wilmer today to discuss how to protect your legal rights as an athlete.

Athletes Have a Wide Range of Legal Matters

Sports law, or athletes law, covers legal issues that arise in amateur and professional sports, including labor law, contract law, and tort law matters such as defamation and privacy rights. Today’s athletes face many challenges off the field and may have to confront legal issues of doping, contract disputes, game-related injuries that are not properly treated, and tax issues.

When to Hire a Lawyer

It is in your best interest to get legal help early on in addressing your situation. There are times when hiring a lawyer quickly is critical to your case, such as if you are charged with a crime. It may also be in your best interest to have a lawyer review the fine print before signing legal documents. A lawyer can also help you get the compensation you deserve if you’ve suffered a serious injury. For issues where money or property is at stake, having a lawyer guide you through the complexities of the legal system can save you time, hassle, and possibly a lot of grief in the long run.

How to Prepare for Your Initial Consultation

Prepare for your consultation by writing down notes of your understanding of the case, jot down questions and concerns for the attorney, and gather your documents. Remember that you are trying to get a sense of whether the attorney has your trust and can help you address your legal issues. Questions should include how the attorney intends to resolve your issue, how many years he/she has been practicing law and specifically practicing in your area, as well as how many cases similar to yours the attorney has handled. It can also be helpful to broach the subject of fees so that you understand the likely cost and structure of your representation by a specific attorney and/or legal team.

Points to Consider Before Hiring a Lawyer

Experience. Regardless of the type of legal matter you need help with, an experienced attorney will usually be able to get you better results.

Competence. Determine an attorney’s expertise by asking about their track record for the issue you need help with resolving.

Fit. There are plenty of good attorneys out there; make sure you find one you are comfortable working with.

Common legal terms explained

Pro se – This Latin term refers to representing yourself in court instead of hiring professional legal counsel. Pro se representation can occur in either criminal or civil cases.

Statute – Refers to a law created by a legislative body. For example, the laws enacted by Congress are statutes.

Subject matter jurisdiction – Requirement that a particular court have authority to hear the claim based on the specific type of issue brought to the court. For example, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court only has subject matter jurisdiction over bankruptcy filings, therefore it does not have the authority to render binding judgment over other types of cases, such as divorce.

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