Detroit sports teams general counsel to speak at ABA event

General counsel for Detroit professional sports teams—including Robert E. Carr, senior vice president of Operations & Legal Affairs for Olympia Entertainment and Detroit Red Wings general counsel; Jay Colvin, senior vice president of Legal Affairs and general counsel, Detroit Lions; Richard Haddad, vice president and general counsel at Palace Sports & Entertainment and Detroit Pistons; and Amy Peterson, Detroit Tigers associate counsel—will discuss hot topics in professional sports at a luncheon on Friday, Oct. 21, during the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Fall Conference at the Westin Book Cadillac Hotel in Detroit.

In addition, the division will launch its 2016-17 public service project, Access to Education, at simultaneous events at Detroit Delta Preparatory Academy for Social Justice and Cass Technical High School in Detroit on Friday, Oct. 21.

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