Attorney Bio

Richard Symmes

Trademark LawyerPrior to starting his own law firm, Symmes Law Group, PLLC, Mr. Symmes was  an associate attorney two firms in Denver, Colorado specializing in real estate and bankruptcy respectively.  Mr. Symmes is passionate about trademark and sports & entertainment law and has worked for All Pro Sports and Entertainment in Denver, Colorado, where he participated in the representation of marquee NFL and PGA athletes in player grievances and legal matters, gaining great knowledge and understanding of the NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement. Mr. Symmes is also knowledgeable about the inner workings of professional sports clubs as he got his start in the sports & entertainment business with the NBA’s Seattle Supersonics in the sales and guest relations departments where he worked for 4 years.  Mr. Symmes has clerked and interned for several law firms in Denver, Colorado in the areas of employment, family, gambling, and trusts and estates law.

Mr. Symmes is an active member of the Colorado, Washington, Denver Bar and King County Bar Associations and is a licensed to practice law in Colorado and Washington state courts as well as in the United States District Court, District of Colorado and the Western District of Washington.   Mr. Symmes is a graduate of the University Of Denver Sturm College of Law where he was the Vice President and Community Director of the Sports and Entertainment Law Society as well as a Staff Editor for the University of Denver Sports and Entertainment Law Journal.  Mr. Symmes completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Washington in Seattle, where he double majored in communications and economics. For more info Please visit Richard’s bio on the Symmes Law Group website.

Practice Areas: Sports, Entertainment, Copyright & Trademark, Bankruptcy

Email: [email protected]

Websites:
Symmes Law Group, PLLC – Trademark & Copyright Law
Symmes Law Group, PLLC – Bankruptcy Law

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Publications:

The Evolution of Sports Law, NWLawyer, October 2015.
Does CentSports Engage in Illegal Bookmaking or Violate National Collegiate Athletic Association Bylaws,? Legal Issues In College Athletics, May, 2009 and Sports Litigation Alert May, 2009.
How Facebook and Twitter Are Affecting Major Sports and Individual’s First Amendment Rights, Sports Litigation Alert, May, 2009.

 
 
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