Southwestern Law School Los Angeles, CA

News Release

June 08, 2010
Southwestern and Kaplan Legal Education Host Webinar on the New Online Entertainment and Media LL.M.

Attorneys and law graduates are invited to participate in an informational webinar hosted by Southwestern and Kaplan Legal Education introducing their new collaboration: the Entertainment and Media Law LL.M. online program. This part-time, fully online program will begin in Fall 2010 with courses on Internet and E-Commerce Law, Copyright Law, Theater Law and Entertainment Law.

Professor Robert Lind, Director of the Biederman Institute, and Professor Bridgette de Gyarfas, Director of the Online Entertainment and Media Law LL.M., will host the webinar on Tuesday, August 3 at 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time. They will explain how the online classroom works, the benefits of specializing in entertainment law, and more. Click here to register for the webinar. For more information, visit, email or call (888) 729-9950.

Southwestern is located at the nexus of the entertainment and media industries in Los Angeles. With a long history of involvement in both, it boasts an exceptional entertainment and media law oriented faculty as well as graduates who occupy important positions in these industries. It was also the first law school to establish an LL.M. in Entertainment and Media Law. Today, in partnership with Kaplan Legal Education, Southwestern offers the first Entertainment and Media Law LL.M. online.

About Kaplan Legal Education

Kaplan Legal Education (KLE) offers a breadth of online legal and law-related certificate and degree programs. KLE and its proprietary learning management system provide an online delivery system developed specifically to support the requirements of a robust and interactive legal education. Concord Law School was launched on the platform in 1998 and is today the leading online law school with more than 1,000 graduates and 1,500 current students across the U.S. and internationally. KLE is part of Kaplan University, a Kaplan Higher Education school. Kaplan Higher Education is part of Kaplan, Inc., a leading international provider of educational and career services for individuals, schools, and businesses. Kaplan, Inc., is a subsidiary of The Washington Post Company and its largest and fastest-growing division. For more information about Kaplan University, visit