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Gregory J. Tarone

Gregory J. Tarone

SPORTS LAWYERS INTERNATIONAL PLLC
  • Entertainment & Sports Law, Real Estate Law, Estate Planning ...
  • Colorado, Florida, Massachusetts, New York
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Biography

With more than 35 years of sports law and business background, Mr. Tarone has been a certified NCAA, NBA and NFL agent, a manager of LPGA golfers, and adviser to amateur and Olympic athletes. He is a lecturer at the Marino Institute for Continuing Legal Education in NYC on topics of amateur and professional sports and a regular attendee at the annual Harvard Law School's sports symposia.

Mr. Tarone is the lead attorney in representing student-athlete Noriana Radwan in Radwan v. UConn. et al., USDC D.Conn 3:16-cv-02091on Justia at https://dockets.justia.com/docket/connecticut/ctdce/3:2016cv02091/115246,
a student-athlete's lawsuit to enforce her civil rights against her former coach and University of Connecticut's administration.

Practice Areas
    Entertainment & Sports Law
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Probate
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Colorado
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Florida
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Massachusetts
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New York
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney & Counselor at Law
SPORTS LAWYERS INTERNATIONAL PLLC
- Current
Education
Georgetown University Law Center
J.D. (1977)
- present
Activities: Board of Editors, Law and Policy in Internatioal Business
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Georgetown University
B.A. (1973) | English
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Awards
Who's Who In America 1995, 49th Edition, Who's Who In American Law 1996-1997, 9th Edition, and Who's Who in the South and Southwest 1993-1994
Marquis Who's Who, a division of Reed Reference Publishing.
Professional Associations
Greater Danbury Bar Association
Member
- Current
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New York State Bar Association
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Activities: Member, Section on Entertainment, Arts & Sports
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American Bar Association
Member
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Activities: Student and International Sections
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Publications
Articles & Publications
"Amateur Athletes and Eligibility
Case & Comment, Volume 93, Number 3 at 3
"Florida Athlete Agent Registration Law"
The Sports, Parks & Recreation Law Reporter, Volume 3, Number 3 at 47
"Advising the Amateur Athlete to Preserve Eligibility"
The Florida Bar Journal, Volume 62, Number 2 at 23
"Intermodal Tariffs: A Problem of Conflicting Jurisdictions"
Law and Policy in International Business, Volume 9, Number 2 at 613 (1977).
Speaking Engagements
International Sports Law, Two-Hour Lecture with Materials, CLE Credit Hours: 2.0 Total (1.0 Ethics 1.0 Transactions), John Jay College, New York City
Marino Institute for Continuing Legal Education
Course Materials 1. “What is Sports Law and Who is a Sports Lawyer?,” by Matthew J. Mitten, Professor, National Sports Law Institute, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 2. “What is Sports Law?,” by Timothy Davis, 11 Marq. Sports L. Rev. 211 (2001). 3. “Sports law,” from Wikipedia free encyclopedia. 4. International Association of Sports Law (IASL), Athens, Greece 5. International Sports Lawyers Association (ISLA), Zurich, Switzerland 6. “UPDATE: International Sports Law,“ by Amy Burchfield 7. The Olympic Charter of the International Olympic Committee. 8. Olympic Oath, Olympic Creed, Olympic Motto and Special Olympics Motto. 9. International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF) World Championships in Athletics. 10. United States Olympic Committee,” from Wikipedia free encyclopedia. 11. “Amateur Sports Act of 1978,” from Wikipedia free encyclopedia. 12. “Sports Immigration: Amateurs, College Athletes and Administrative Staff,” by Michael Catalotti 13. “Court of Arbitration for Sport,” from Wikipedia free encyclopedia. 14. “Golf at the 2016 Summer Olympics,” from Wikipedia free encyclopedia. 15. “Use of Participant’s image for advertising purposes during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games,” International Olympic Committee Rule 40. 16. “Advising the Amateur Athlete to Preserve Eligibility," by Gregory J. Tarone, Esq.,The Florida Bar Journal, Volume 62, Number 2 at 23 (l988), reprinted in adapted form as "Amateur Athletes and Eligibility" in Case & Comment, Volume 93, Number 3 at 3 (1988) and in The Sports, Parks & Recreation Law Reporter, Volume 2 Number 4 at 60 (1989). 17. "Sports Law World" outline, by Gregory J. Tarone, Esq. 18. MICLE Bio for Gregory J. Tarone, Esq.
International Sports Law, Two-Hour Lecture with Materials, CLE Credit Hours: 2.0 Total (1.0 Ethics 1.0 Transactions), John Jay College, New York City
Marino Institute for Continuing Legal Education
Course Materials 1. “What is Sports Law and Who is a Sports Lawyer?,” by Matthew J. Mitten, Professor, National Sports Law Institute, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 2. “What is Sports Law?,” by Timothy Davis, 11 Marq. Sports L. Rev. 211 (2001). 3. “Sports law,” from Wikipedia free encyclopedia. 4. International Association of Sports Law (IASL), Athens, Greece 5. International Sports Lawyers Association (ISLA), Zurich, Switzerland 6. “UPDATE: International Sports Law,“ by Amy Burchfield 7. The Olympic Charter of the International Olympic Committee. 8. Olympic Oath, Olympic Creed, Olympic Motto and Special Olympics Motto. 9. International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF) World Championships in Athletics. 10. United States Olympic Committee,” from Wikipedia free encyclopedia. 11. “Amateur Sports Act of 1978,” from Wikipedia free encyclopedia. 12. “Sports Immigration: Amateurs, College Athletes and Administrative Staff,” by Michael Catalotti 13. “Court of Arbitration for Sport,” from Wikipedia free encyclopedia. 14. “Golf at the 2016 Summer Olympics,” from Wikipedia free encyclopedia. 15. “Use of Participant’s image for advertising purposes during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games,” International Olympic Committee Rule 40. 16. “Advising the Amateur Athlete to Preserve Eligibility," by Gregory J. Tarone, Esq.,The Florida Bar Journal, Volume 62, Number 2 at 23 (l988), reprinted in adapted form as "Amateur Athletes and Eligibility" in Case & Comment, Volume 93, Number 3 at 3 (1988) and in The Sports, Parks & Recreation Law Reporter, Volume 2 Number 4 at 60 (1989). 17. "Sports Law World" outline, by Gregory J. Tarone, Esq. 18. MICLE Bio for Gregory J. Tarone, Esq.
Certifications
Home Builder 2005
National Assocaiton of Home Builders
Websites & Blogs
Website
Legal Answers
7 Questions Answered
Q. Lost racket at sports club,found by employee, left in their office and then disappeared from there. Can I take action?
A: Yes, you can bring an action for replevin to return your personal property to you. That email acknowledging possession is an indication of having possession of your chattel. Assuming the coach is an employee, the owner of the club is responsible also, so sue them both. If the racket is worth less than $3,000, you can file a legal action in your local small claims Village or Town Justice Court under the Uniform Justice Court Act - UJC § 202 and do not need to hire an attorney to do it, though it may be worthwhile.
Q. Can I sue an entertainment company for not giving me copies of my daughter baptism?
A: Since you entered into a bilateral contract with the "company" (presuming it is not a partnership), and it has not performed according to the terms you understood, in New York you certainly can bring that action within a time limitation of six (6) years (CPLR §3211(a)(5)). The time starts running at the time of the breach. What other state jurisdiction may apply could make a difference as to the statute of limitations, statutory and case law, so does that company have its principal office in your state jurisdiction? Is your agreement in writing or oral? Prepare to provide all communications you have had with the company -- emails, letters, etc. -- for evidentiary purposes. To pursue the company's owners, check with your state agency that has jurisdiction over corporations and companies to see what the company's regulatory status is and who the registered agent for service of process is for the company or corporation. It must have assets worth pursing for your investment in and effort collecting the money owed to you from a judgment, if you prevail. Normally, you pay for your own attorney's fees, but where certain frauds are involved in New York a reasonable amount of those fees can be awarded in a judgment. If you cannot afford an attorney, seek help through your local bar association pro bono resources and The Legal Aid Society.
Q. How would you know if there's a will left and not just thrown away?
A: Unless there is anyone who would know how the Will may have come into existence, such as a lawyer who knew the deceased and may have drafted it, or someone who may have witnessed it or been told by the deceased about a Will made, there then is no way to know. A diligent search of any and all places where the Will may have been stored should be done. Check also with the clerk at the Surrogate's Court for the county in New York where the deceased was domiciled to see if any file was opened for the estate, either as petition for probate of a Will or for administration. To change the deceased's title to certain real and personal property, it must be through authority provided by the Surrogate. Wills are not recorded anywhere, like deeds and court judgements. The deceased's family and various financial advisors would usually know if estate planning was done at some time and could be helpful, but if there is no copy and the original Will was indeed thrown away and cannot presumably be recovered, then the estate will have to be administered. Simply, when there is no Will the state legislature has made one for intestates under certain statutes.
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Gregory J. Tarone, Esq.
Attorney & Counselor at Law
First Floor, Suite 100
118 North Bedford Road
First Floor, Suite 100
Mount Kisco, NY 10549
Telephone: (914) 864-3354
Cell: (631) 276-1006
Fax: (203) 826-7896