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Nolo Author Rich Stim Advises on Legal Aspects of Band Management

Are you a musician in need of legal information or practical advice for the business side of your art? Want to network with various music technology & entertainment insiders?

Rich Stim, author of Music Law, will be speaking at the California Lawyers for the Arts 28th Annual Music Business Seminar. The seminar merges music and technology by connecting artists with business experts to master the tools of success in the new era of music.

The seminar will include panels and networking opportunities with entertainment industry insiders – including professionals from online marketing, music in film, TV, video games, online radio, music apps, and business and legal gurus.

Stim, a musician, lawyer and author, composed Music Law: How to Run Your Band’s Business, which explains how to:

  • get gigs and get paid
  • protect your copyright
  • understand record contracts

Stim will discuss the legal aspects of band management.

Event Details:
When: Sat. January 29th, from 9:30am to 5:00pm
Where: Ex’pression College for Digital Arts, Emeryville
Visit the California Lawyers for the Arts event & workshop page for details & registration.

Nolo’s New Contracts Book: Don’t Make a Deal Without It

We’re happy to announce the latest addition to the Nolo bookstore: Contracts: The Essential Business Desk Reference, by Nolo author and attorney Rich Stim (of Dear Rich fame) is the first desk reference of contract terms written specifically with non-lawyers in mind.

While contracts have become an integral part of everyday life, very few of us are able to decipher the legalese in these documents. So it’s no surprise that most people hesitate before signing on the dotted line and committing to a contract’s terms. Contracts will arm you with all the information you need to sign any agreement with confidence. This all-in-one guide can also save you money by coaching you on which clauses are important, so you can avoid a pricey professional review by a lawyer. Get your copy of Contracts now!

For dozens of free articles on contract law, sample agreements, and much more, check out Nolo’s Business Contracts section.