EVENT: California Lawyer for the Arts Artistic License Awards 2012 Sacramento


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The California Lawyers for the Arts, a non-profit organization, will hold its 2012 Artistic License Awards in two cities this year, Los Angeles and Sacramento, California. The Sacramento event takes place on May 5th, 2012. I have played a very small role, given time constraints, to add to the Sacramento event. For colleagues/readers in the area, it is definitely an event worth attending so please check out the details below and purchase your tickets here!

Artistic License Awards – 2012
Saturday May 5, 2012 @ 5 pm

Honorary Event Chair
California Arts Council Chair

CA Assembly Member Roger Dickinson
Milton Bowens, Artist
Lial Jones, Executive Director, Crocker Art Museum
Susan Orr, Mediator
Jerry Perry, Music Promoter
Russ Solomon, Founder,Tower Records

In 2008, the Board of Directors for California Lawyers for the Arts established the Artistic License Awards to recognize persons and organizations whom have mastered their arts (intended in the broadest possible sense) in extraordinary ways for the communities they serve.

This year’s honorees are examples of those whose acts of generosity and examples of innovation have inspired so many others to stretch beyond their “comfort zones” and take on the challenges of our time.
Master of Ceremonies: Dave Stone
Entertainment by: Dave Bass, Pianist

Major Sponsors
Keker & Van Nest LLP
McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Munger, Tolles & Olson Foundation

Honorary Committee Includes:

Michael Alexander
Marichal Brown
The Honorable Willie L. Brown, Jr.
Abe Carnow
Jay Cooper
Mike Davis, CA Assembly Member
Steve Davis
Cindy Dezember
Marcy Friedman
Alexandra Gleysteen
Danny Glover
Clemons Gordon
Errol Gordon
Dan Gorfain
Joan Gorfain
Arthur Greenberg
Ben Guillory
Rhyena Halpern
Vivian Davidson Hewitt
Daniel Jaffe
Charmaine Jefferson
Tifanie Jodeh
Bob L. Johnson
Kevin Johnson, Sacramento Mayor
Muriel Johnson
Steve Kaplan
Ann Kanter
Rene Kathawala
John Keker
Don Knabe, LA County Supervisor
Richie Lawrence
Mark Litwak
Dennis Mangers
Kevin McCarty, Sacramento City Council Member
Carlin Naify
Adolfo Nodal
Ken Novice
Debra Pasquarette
Jan Perry, LA City Council Member
Elsa Ramo
Avis Ridley-Thomas
Mark Ridley-Thomas, LA County Supervisor
Deborah Santana
Cathy Segal-Garcia
Malissa Feruzzi Shriver
Shauna Smith
Ann Siprelle
Darrell Steinberg, CA Senator
Michael Solomon
Katie Thomas
Linda Tochterman
Ernest Uwazie
Joel Wachs
Melvin Watt, U.S. Rep.
Rodney Williams
Zev Yarovslavsky, LA County Supervisor

Uduak Oduok (Ms. Uduak) is a Partner and Co-Founder of Ebitu Law Group, P.C. where she handles her firm’s fashion and entertainment law practice areas. Ms. Uduak has litigated a wide variety of cases in California courts. She has also handled a variety of entertainment deals for clients including network television and licensing deals. Her work and contributions to the creative industry has been recognized by numerous organizations including the National Bar Association, and featured in prestigious legal publications in the USA: ABA Journal and The California Lawyer Magazine. She is also the author of Fashionentlaw™ and also has over two decades combined hands on industry experience in the creative industry which includes modeling, retail, fashion production, public relations, digital media, journalism and publishing. For further inquiries or if you are seeking legal representation, please email (uduak@ebitulawgrp.com). You may also follow her on twitter at @uduaklaw


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