The Challenges of Working in the Craft Brew Industry

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

Presented by the Entertainment & Sports Law Section of the San Diego County Bar Association

Location: SDCBA Conference Center, 401 West A St., Ste. 120 (1st Fl.), San Diego, CA 92101

This CLE is worth 0.75 GEN


Matthew Botting, Esq., General Counsel of the CA Dept. of ABC

Julie Buechler, Esq., General Counsel - Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits

Candace Moon, Esq., The Craft Beer Attorney, APC

Giana Rodriguez, Program Director, SDSU College of Extended Studies


One thing we have seen locally is the explosion of the craft beer industry, with local brewers wanting to expand their business. Our esteemed panel will discuss the challenges of effectively starting and running a brewery in San Diego County.

Topics to include:

--How the Craft Brewery industry is different from other businesses and the need for more formal education for both attorneys and brewers.

--Working with start-up breweries – educating clients, working with DIYs & getting paid.

--Brewer’s growth challenges – from small craft producer to having a tasting room, tours and pub.

--Common pitfalls of breweries and the service industry.

Mixer to follow at Ballast Point in Little Italy: 2215 India St., San Diego, CA 92101.

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This is a Brown Bag event. Registrations are due by noon on July 11, 2014 to avoid the late fee. By registering, you are agreeing not to record, photograph or otherwise capture any video or audio of this seminar. The SDCBA has the right to refuse registrations. Late registrants and walk-ins will incur a $10.00 late registration fee. Registration fees apply to the actual program being purchased and are not transferable to another seminar attendee or online program. Walk-ins will be accommodated as space allows. Registrations will be held until 15 minutes after the published seminar start time. The SDCBA certifies that this activity has been approved for MCLE by the State Bar of California.

Co-Chairs: Eric Eastham & D. Jonathan Hadaya; Vice-Chair (Program Chair): Jeremy Evans.

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Jeremy M. Evans is the CEO, Founder & Managing Attorney of California Sports Lawyer® representing entertainment, media, and sports clients and is licensed to practice law in California.