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Tyler is an associate at the law firm of Conlee Schmidt & Emerson, LLP. He is a general practitioner, and specializes in transactional law and business affairs in the entertainment industry (film, television, new media, music, sports, interactive media, fine arts). He has worked with producers, directors, actors, musicians, and film festivals in a variety of capacities, including intellectual property concerns, distribution and licensing deals, employment negotiation and contract drafting, business entity formation and business affairs. Additionally, he has experience in criminal defense, civil litigation, and probate work (guardianships/conservatorships, adoptions). He is licensed to practice law in California and Kansas.<br /><br />Tyler was born and raised in Wichita, Kansas. He graduated from Wichita State University in 2010 (B.A. Political Science - Honors). In 2013, he graduated from the University of Kansas School of Law (J.D.) with his Certificate in Media, Law and Technology. Since 2003, he has worked professionally in the motion picture business as a writer/producer, and as an assistant director. Additionally, he is a senior programmer with the Tallgrass Film Festival in Wichita, Kansas.<br /><br />If you would like to contact Tyler, feel free to email him: email@example.com
Any time an independent filmmaker says they don't think they need an attorney, I sigh. Are you trying to hire crew? Then you need services agreements drafted. Are you a producer with a great script? H...