SOURCE: National Association of Record Industry Professionals

September 12, 2006 15:47 ET

Webcasting, Downloading, and Ringtones -- Oh My! Entertainment Attorney Dina LaPolt Teaches the Essentials on Income Streams in the NEW Music Business in a NARIP Workshop in San Francisco and New

York City

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- September 12, 2006 -- Entertainment attorney Dina LaPolt, at the helm of a thriving West Hollywood law practice, LaPolt Law P.C., will host two workshops -- one on Wednesday, October 11th in San Francisco and the second on Thursday, November 2nd in New York City -- as part of the National Association of Record Industry Professionals (NARIP) "How To Start A Record Label" series.

"An Overview of the Legal and Practical Aspects of the NEW Recording Industry" will cover a variety of topics on which LaPolt has recent experience. These include inside information on the new types of record deals the major labels are doing and a discussion of all the income streams available to record companies and their artists -- Webcasting royalties, digital downloading, mobile music deals, and video games. Whether you are an artist, manager, lawyer, record executive, or producer, this music business overview is essential to understanding the new income streams available to recording artists. The workshop in San Francisco will be held at San Francisco State University's Downtown Center, October 11th at 7:00PM. The following workshop in New York City will be held at Fordham University, November 2nd at 7:00PM.

"We're delighted to help distribute Dina LaPolt's expertise from coast to coast," says NARIP President Tess Taylor. "Her Los Angeles program was so excellent, and NARIP received so many requests from around the country, that we booked additional workshops in San Francisco and New York. Dina is a consummate professional, sharp and emphatic in her defense of her clients and their economic interests. Every client should be so lucky as to have a lawyer like her. She elevates her profession."

LaPolt is one of the most respected entertainment attorneys in the country. She is known nationwide for her ability to cut through music business hype and her tireless determination on behalf of her clients. Her straightforward style is in high demand at music conferences across the country, including CMJ and SXSW. She is also a regular contributor to numerous music industry trade magazines and conferences. Dina teaches at UCLA Extension, speaks regularly on panels at music industry conferences nationwide, and sometimes performs in her all-girl rock band Trophy Girl. Her boutique entertainment firm specializes in representing clients in the music, film, television, and book publishing industries.

www.lapoltlaw.com / www.narip.com

WHAT:      "An Overview of the Legal and Practical Aspects of the NEW
           Recording Industry"

WHEN:      Wednesday, October 11th, 2006
           Registration is at 6pm
           Workshop from 7pm to 10pm

WHERE:     SFSU Downtown Center
           425 Market Street
           San Francisco, CA 94105

DETAILS:   FREE NARIP members
           $45 non-Members


WHAT:      "An Overview of the Legal and Practical Aspects of the NEW
           Recording Industry"

WHEN:      Thursday, November 2nd, 2006
           Registration is at 6pm
           Workshop from 7pm to 10pm

WHERE:     Fordham University at Lincoln Center
           155 W. 60th Street, Rooms 205-206
           New York, NY  10023

DETAILS:   $40 NARIP members
           $65 non-Members

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