J.D., University of Denver, 2008
B.A., Public Policy and Visual Art/Art History, Duke University, 2005
MA, Critical Studies, Pacific Northwest College of Art, 2021 Candidate
MA, Visual Studies, Pacific Northwest College of Art, 2021 Candidate
Music Business MBA, Berklee College of Music/Southern New Hampshire University, 2015
“The Day the Music Died: How the Department of Justice Unraveled Music Licensing to Create a New Ball of Confusion” in Entertainment and Sports Lawyer, Volume 33, Issue 1, Fall 2016. Web.
“Music Lawyers Taking the Rap: the Musicaliziation of Legal Ethics” in Sports and Entertainment Law Journal, Volume 4, Spring 2008. Web.
“Teaching Trans* as a Portal to Inclusion for All,” Discursive Impulse, Fall 2018. Web.
“Vinyl Equations: Robin Deacon’s Sonic Vibrations of Childhood Enlightenment,” Discursive Impulse, Fall 2018. Web.
“8 Tips for a Happiness Makeover to Transform Your Life” in Sivana East, Spring 2018. Web.
“7 Things You Need for a Creative Workspace at Home” in Mindbodygreen, Spring 2018. Web.
“Navigating Your Network: Maximizing Your Contacts to Grow Your Wolf Pack” in American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Solo, Small Firm, and General Practice Committee Newsletter, June 2016. Web.
“Covering the Covers: Untangling the Music Licensing Process for Cover Songs on YouTube” in American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Committee on the Entertainment and Sports Industry Newsletter, May 2016. Web.
“15 Tips for a Successful Law Practice” in American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Solo, Small Firm, and General Practice Committee Newsletter, Spring 2016. Web.
“The Importance of Independent Contractor Agreements for Artists” in American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Committee on the Entertainment and Sports Industry Newsletter, Feb. 2016. Web.
“Oh, the Morality! Moral Rights in United States Entertainment Law” in American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Committee on the Entertainment and Sports Industry Newsletter, Dec. 2015. Web.
RECENT AWARDS AND HONORS
2015 Guest Judge, American Bar Association Arbitration Competition, Emory School of Law
2014 “Star of the Quarter,” American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
RECENT INVITED TALKS
“Concerning care in institutions: a discussion of institutional care, gender, and disability,” who cares? 38th annual gender studies symposium, lewis & Clark College
“Launching a Music Career,” Future Music Attorneys, Emory University School of Law
“Pro Business RadioX,” Atlanta Legal Experts
"Social Media and the Law: Beyond Our Comfort Zone" presented at “Social Media: Celebrities and Public Figures Legalities,” State Bar of Georgia
“Entertainment and Sports Contract and Negotiation Panel and Workshop,” John Marshall School of Law
“Music in Film,” Legal Mashup, Bronze Lens Film Festival
“Hit the Ground Running: Tackling Your First Year Whether as an Associate or Hanging Your Own Shingle,” American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
“Hitting a Hole in One: Licensing 101 and Best Practices for Sports Industry Counsel and Professionals,” American Bar Association
“Sync or Swim: Sync, Micro-Licensing and Streaming Considerations for Artists,” John Marshall School of Law
“Minding Your Business: Representing Creatives in the Entertainment Industry,” Continuing Legal Education approved by the State Bar of Georgia
“Careers in Entertainment Law,” Emory University School of Law
“An Entertainment Law Panel Discussion,” John Marshall School of Law
“Social Media and the Law: A Blessing or a Curse?,” American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
“Representing Musicians in a DIY Digital Economy,” San Diego County Bar Association
“From the Song to the Bank,” Americana Music Festival
“The State of Music,” Writing Sessions America Songwriter Seminar, 5Arts Fest
“Monetizing Your Copyrights,” Writing Sessions America
“State of the Music Biz: I Want a Deal,” Writing Sessions America
“Atlanta Legal Experts with Attorney General Sam Olens,” Business RadioX
“An Overview of Synch Deals,” National Association of Record Industry Professionals
“Artist Alert: Covering Your Assets – Litigation in Entertainment,” Georgia Lawyers for the Arts
RECENT RESEARCH AND COMMUNITY OUTREACH
Center for Biodiversity, Endangered Species Division Volunteer researching scientific evidence and drafting formal federal comments regarding the Pacific Northwest red tree vole
Freelance platform with clients including international touring artists in various genres, acclaimed producers with projects at major international film festivals, brands and companies whose creative content includes important political messages, law firms, alternative arts practitioners, and disruptive leaders in business.
Associate Counsel and Artist Rights Consultant, Live Nation Worldwide, Inc.
Founding Attorney, The Hollan Entertainment Law Group, LLC
Conflict Defender, Georgia Public Defender Standards Council, Metro Conflict Division (2012-2014) and Cobb County, Georgia (2014)
General Counsel and Vice President of Business Development, The Littlefield Group
Tort and Environmental Litigation Project Attorney, King & Spalding, LLP
DeKalb County Public Defender, Legal Intern
TN Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, Legal Associate
Nashville School of Law, Intellectual Property Law, Teaching Assistant
AEG Live, Concert Promotion, Intern
K.O. Sports, Inc., Legal Intern
Rock the Earth, Legal Intern
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Realty Division, Legal Intern
Fulton County Conflict Defender, Legal Intern
Duke Primate Center, Intern
Duke Epidemiology Research Center, Intern
EXTRACURRICULAR UNIVERSITY SERVICE
President, Phi Delta Phi; President, Sports and Entertainment Law Society; Staff Editor, Sports and Entertainment Law Journal, University of Denver
Fluency in English; Basic French, Spanish and Italian