Celebrating 125 Years



Great Lakes Sports and Entertainment Law Academy
CWRU School of Law
11075 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH 44106
Following completion of the entertainment law or sports law courses, you will have the opportunity to compete for highly selective externships at high-profile sports and entertainment institutions that have partnered with the academy. You may also conduct independent legal research, which in past years has been for the benefit of the Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Cavaliers, and other sports and entertainment sponsors, under the guidance of the Academy co-directors.

Partner institutions include
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • Lake County Captains
  • Counsel for Mid-American Conference
  • SPIRE Institute, an Olympic Training Site
  • Cleveland State University Athletic Department/Nelligan Sports Marketing Agency
  • Cleveland State University Athletic Department/Global Spectrum
  • Cleveland State University Athletic Department
  • Case Western Reserve University Office of General Counsel & Athletic Department
  • Dietz Trott Sports & Entertainment Management
  • Vuguru Studios
  • Greater Cleveland Film Commission
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