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Aaron Young

Entertainment Law, Intellectual Property Law, Sports Law
  • Entertainment & Sports Law, Intellectual Property, Business Law ...
  • Minnesota, Wisconsin
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Aaron C. Young, JD, LLM is a 2001 Juris Doctor graduate of Marquette University Law School, in Milwaukee, WI, and a 2003 Master of Laws graduate of Southwestern Law School, in Los Angeles, CA, specializing in Entertainment & Media Law. While attending law school Mr. Young was a member of the Marquette Sports Law Review. Mr. Young is the first Attorney to hold both a Certificate of Sports Law from the National Sports Law Institute and a Master of Laws in Entertainment & Media Law.
Since graduating from law school Mr. Young has practiced almost exclusively in the fields of Advertising Law, Business Law, Computer Law, Entertainment Law, Intellectual Property Law, Media Law, and Sports Law. He has counseled, represented, and negotiated on the behalf of clients with companies such as Activision, Converse, Best Buy, Anheuser-Busch, Steve & Barry’s, Finish Line,, ROSFORTH Productions, Danish Broadcast Corporation, Sub-Pop Records, New Folk Records, Grateful Dead Enterprises, Palmer Snowboards, St. Paul Saints Professional Baseball Club and many others. As an Entertainment Attorney Mr. Young’s clients include the Twin Cities Film Fest, Warbux Sports & Entertainment, Born Into Royalty, Filmmakers, Authors, Graffiti Artists, Recording Artists, Producers, Musicians, Professional Basketball Executives, and Professional Athletes and Coaches. Mr. Young is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Mitchell Hamline School of Law, in St. Paul, MN, teaching the Business of IP, Independent Film Production.
Mr. Young is active in the business and charitable world sitting on the Boards or Committees of several for profit and nonprofit Organizations including the Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, Legal Advisory Committee for Springboard for the Arts in St. Paul, MN and the Board of Directors of FilmNorth, in St. Paul, MN, serving as President in 2018-2019.

Southwestern University School of Law
LL.M. | Entertainment & Media Law
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Marquette University Law School
J.D. | Law
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University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
B.A. | History
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Professional Experience
Adjunct Professor, Business of IP: Independent Film Production, Copyright
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
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Young Entertainment Law, PLLC
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Adjunct Professor, Sports Law
Hamline University School of Law
Adjunct Professor, Legal Aspects of Music & Entertainment Law, Contract Law, Business Law
McNally Smith College of Music
Adjunct Professor, Client Representation
William Mitchell College of Law
Legal Intern
ScheerGame Sports Development, LLC
Speaking Engagements
Careers in Art, Entertainment and Sports Law, Minneapolis, MN
Minnesota Art & Entertainment Law Section
LawTernatives, Minneapolis, MN
ABA Law Student Division, University of Minnesota Law School
Keeping It Legal, IFP MN Midwest Filmmakers Conference, Minneapolis, MN
Social Media and Law, St. Paul, MN
Springboard for the Arts
Alternative Financing for Independent Feature Films, TCFF Educational Panel Series, St. Louis Park, MN
Twin Cities Film Fest
IP and Independent Film Production 101, University of St. Thomas Arts & Law Day, University of St. Thomas Law School
UST SIPLA and UST Sports/Entertainment Law Society
Representing Local Non-profit Arts Organizations, Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts National Conference, Minneapolis, MN
Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
Starting a Production Company, St. Paul, MN
Music for Film: Working with a Composer, St. Paul, MN
Certificate of Sports Law
National Sports Law Institute
Certificate of Comparative Law
T.C. Beirne School of Law, University of Queensland
Volunteer of the Year
Steve Rummler Hope Network
Professional Associations
Minnesota State Bar
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Wisconsin State Bar
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American Bar Association
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ABA, Entertainment & Sports Law Forum
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • Free Consultation
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    $400.00/hour - $500.00/hour
Practice Areas
    Entertainment & Sports Law
    Intellectual Property
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Trademark Registration
Additional Practice Area
  • Advertising Law
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Young Entertainment Law, PLLC
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Telephone: (952) 426-5555
Fax: (888) 557-5110
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed