10/20 SPEAKER – "How Writers Can Avoid Legal Trouble" with Nicholas Jollymore, esq
Writers can get into legal trouble without knowing it. Learn best practices and get the basics about libel, invasion of privacy, copyright infringement, subpoenas, confidential sources, and the California Shield Law from Literary Lawyer Nicholas J. Jollymore.
About Nick Jollymore
Nick Jollymore has run a legal practice out of a home office since he moved to San Francisco in 2010. Prior to that he was a litigator at Rogers & Wells (now Clifford Chance) in New York, a staff lawyer at Simon & Schuster, and a staff lawyer at the former print and digital publisher Time, Inc. For 18 years he taught a course in Mass Media Law at Fordham University School of Law in New York. He has represented the writers and editors as well as the corporate owners of the Associated Press, the New York Times, Newsweek, Time, Sports Illustrated, Fortune, InStyle, People and Entertainment Weekly (magazines and their websites) and . . . from 1978 to 1983, The National Enquirer. Nick was a journalist for five years in New Jersey (UPI) before going to law school
Learn more about Nicholas at www.jollymorelaw.com
Full Schedule of Events
Please NOTE NEW SCHEDULE
12:00 pm Setup
12:30 Doors open & member services
1:00 Featured Member: Tim Jollymore
1:15 Keynote Speaker: Nick Jollymore
2:00 Announcements & Networking
3:00 Marketing Group*
4:00 Craft Group*
5:00 The End
$5 for members, $10 for non-members*
- Coffee is provided, bring cookies and treats to share!
- Admission includes 1 free raffle ticket
PLEASE PLAN TO PURCHASE A RAFFLE TICKET! Only $1 each or 6 for $5, every ticket supports the club’s equity program. You can win a book written by our club authors!
* Support groups are members-only but guests may audit
* Empty pockets? Ask about our sponsored guest program at the door. We are writers helping writers, a welcoming community.
Our meetings are right off 980 in downtown Oakland, at beautiful Preservation Park. Just off 12th Street, naturally you can get there from the 12th St. BART station. Those with limited ability can use the parking lot off of MLK Way; otherwise there should be plenty of FREE parking within the park and on surrounding streets.
- Preservation_Park_Map (good for printing)
- This map has an arrow to our building
- Here’s another cute map
- Google Map
SAVE THE DATES!
Our Forthcoming Events:
- October 12th – New Member Orientation
- November 17th – Joan Gelfland
- December 20th – Winter Social
- January 19th – Samantha Bryant
- February 16th – Jan Steckel
- April 21st – Tanya Egan Gibson
- June 16th – Member Book Launch
Check for support groups and more member events on our Calendar.
Karma is president and web mistress for the Berkeley California Writers Club. She runs Future Is Fiction Communications, where she helps authors and other creatives spread the word about their projects. She writes poetry, and essays. She loves writing about music and politics.