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Learn why having a formal agreement is important to you as a designer, and receive valuable tips on what to include in your contract.

Do you want to become a Freelance Designer? Are you concerned about where to start and if you need a formal contract?

Perhaps you currently run your own freelance business or design firm, and have run into situations with a client regarding payment issues, and don’t have a formal contract in place because you aren’t sure how to draw one up?

Guest speaker, Attorney David Adler will discuss topics including: down payments, kill fees, copyright & work-for-hire, clients demanding your workable files, non payment issues, etc.

We look forward to having David speak to you all, and hope you are all able to attend this invaluable MeetUp event!

About Our Guest Speaker:

David Adler---Partner at Leavens, Strand, Glover & Adler, LLC
David Adler is a lawyer, law professor, entrepreneur and nationally-recognized speaker whose practice focuses on Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment, Information Technology and Corporate Law. He is a 2012 Illinois SuperLawyer. He provides legal counsel on trademark and copyright matters, digital and new media contracts, regulatory compliance and litigation. Mr. Adler formerly chaired the Chicago Bar Association's Media & Entertainment Law Committee.