Membership Registration

BESLA members are lawyers, leaders and industry professionals, and BESLA helps facilitate professional advancement and foster mutually beneficial relationships among its members, corporate partners, and private donors. Our membership benefits from strategic alliances and networking opportunities promoted though an annual program of activities that meets the needs of attorneys from leading law firms, in-house counsel from major entertainment, new media, amateur and professional sports organizations, solo practitioners, law school professors, business executives in the music, sports, cable and broadcast television, film, video game, digital media, touring, marketing and branding, and publishing industries, including financiers, agents, and managers. To advance the next generation of entertainment and sports lawyers, membership is also extended to law students.

Member Category Requirements
  • Attorneys Practicing More than 5 Years (Lawyer) - must provide State bar number.

  • Attorneys Practicing Less than 5 Years (Lawyer) - must provide State bar number.

  • Associate Member-(Non-Lawyer).

  • Law Student Member - Students must present evidence of current full-time student status (e.g., current school picture ID, copy of transcript).

  • Lifetime Member.


Membership Benefits - Discounted Annual Conference, Regional, and National event registrations, access to exclusive job postings,  access to CLE material, and more!


Annual membership dues are valid from January 1 until December 31 of each year.

Refunds: The membership fee is non-refundable.

BESLA correspondence will be emailed or mailed to the address provided in your BESLA member profile. Please furnish BESLA with prompt written notice of any change of member information or update your profile (including, without limitation, changes to member primary address and e-mail address). BESLA may make its member names and addresses available to companies and organizations that sponsor or contribute non-dues dollars to BESLA. Please advise BESLA with written notice (on or before December 31) if you prefer (i) not to receive mailings other than those from BESLA, or (ii) not to be included in the BESLA membership directory.

*By creating an Account, I acknowledge that I have read this information and agree to all statements.

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