Stacey Schlitz: Estate Planning for Artists, Songwriters, & Other IP Holders

| March 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

On March 27, 2019, the Copyright Society of the South welcomed Stacey Schlitz with SchlitzLAW (based in Nashville, Tennessee) as its guest speaker, who discussed the procedures and challenges involved in estate planning for recording artists, songwriters, and other individual intellectual property owners.  The luncheon event was held at BMI’s Nashville offices on Music Row for CSoS members and guests.

Stacey Schlitz represents some of the world’s most renowned entertainers, composers, and music publishers in the areas of tax, probate, estate planning, intellectual property, corporate planning, contract negotiations, and litigation.  She also represents sports agents, trade groups, and municipalities in her litigation practice. Stacey’s clients include award-winning musical artists, songwriters, and publishers in the country and Christian music industries, as well as professionals in the medical, dental, banking, and sports industries.  Stacey has conducted seminars for Continuing Legal Education, including When You Say Nothing At All:  What Lawyers Can Learn from Songwriters, developed in conjunction with Judge Thomas Marten of the United States District of Kansas and songwriter Don Schlitz; and Estate Planning for Artists:  Protecting Your Creativity for the Tennessee Lawyers and Professionals for the Arts.  Stacey was the editor of the Tennessee Bar Association’s Entertainment and Sports Newsletter in 2008-2009.  Due to her knowledge of both the probate and copyright practice areas of the law, Stacey is frequently appointed by the Davidson County Probate Court in probate, conservatorship, and guardian ad litem proceedings involving entertainers or copyright assets.

The Copyright Society of the South Board of Directors welcomes Stacey Schlitz with SchlitzLAW as special guest and speaker for its March event.

Front Row (L to R):  Janice Bane; Stacey Schlitz; Christy Robinson; and Kent Draughon.

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