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Areas of Expertise:

  • Torts Counseling & Negotiation
  • Remedies
  • Copyright & Patent Law
  • Trademarks & Unfair Competition
  • Contracts

H. Lee Hetherington

 

Professor of Law

 

 

Education:

 

  • LL.M., (Trade Regulation), New York University School of Law, New York City, 1976
  • J.D., University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, Mississippi, 1973
  • B.A., (Political Science), Millsaps College, Jackson, Mississippi, 1970

 

 

Professional Experience:

 

  • Mississippi College School of Law
    • Professor of Law, with tenure, 1983 - present
    • Associate Professor of Law, 1980 - 1983
    • Assistant Professor of Law, 1976 - 1980
  • Visiting Professor of Law, Whittier Law School, Summer Intellectual Property Institute, Costa Mesa, California, Summer 1996, 1999 - 2002, 2004
  • Visiting Professor of Law, Southwestern Summer Entertainment Law Institute, Southwestern Law School, Los Angeles, California, Summer 2000
  • Visiting Professor of Law, Catholic University of America School of Law, Washington, D.C., 1986-87
  • Group Vice President, Administration, Columbia Pictures Television Group, Burbank, CA, 1984-86
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, CA, 1985
  • Partner, Frascogna & Hetherington, Jackson, MS, 1976-78
  • House Legal Counsel and Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer; Acting Manager of Nashville Office, March-June, 1975, Peer International Corporation/Southern Music Publishing Co., Inc., New York City, 1973-1976

 

 

Books:

 

  • The 5000 Year Old Formula: Negotiation From Moses To Next Monday Morning - The Rules Haven't Changed. Work in Progress
  • Entertainment Law for the General Practioner, (with Frascogna and Howell), American Bar Association, 2011
  • The Lawyer's Guide To Negotiation , 2d ed. (with Frascogna), American Bar Association, 2009
  • This Business of Artist Management , 4 th ed. (with Frascogna), Billboard Books, Publication, 1979, 1990, 1997, 2004. Book nominated for 1979 American Bar Association "Gavel" Award. Winner of 1980 ASCAP "Deems Taylor " Book Award.  
  • This Business of Internet Law, (with Frascogna and Howell), Billboard Books, Publication, 2001 

 

 

Scholarly Articles:

 

  • Direct Commercial Exploitation of Identity: A New Age For the Right of Publicity, 17 Columbia - vla journal of law and the arts 1, 1993. 
  • Negotiating Lessons From Iran : Synthesizing Langdell and MacCrate . 44 Catholic law review 675 , 1995 
  • The Wizard And Dorothy; Patton And Rommel: Negotiation Parables In Fiction And Fact - 28 Pepperdine Law Review 289, 2001 
  • Protecting The House Advantage: A Survey of Liability Exposure in the American Gaming Industry. Work In Progress 

 

DVD's

  • How To Read People Like A Book: The Disc System Explained

 

 

Professional & Trade Articles:

 

  • Leverage: The Key to Successful Negotiation , 1 Mich . L. W. 45, 1986.
  • The Ten-Minute Negotiator: Bargaining Basics For Busy Lawyers (with Frascogna) Vol. 17, No. 7 GP Solo 19, 2000. (American Bar Association General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Section)

 

 

Professional Honors & Activities:

 

  • Admitted to the Bar: Mississippi (1973); New York (1975) 
  • Member: American Bar Association 
  • ABA Intellectual Property Section 
  • Mississippi State Bar Association 
  • Hinds County Bar Association 
  • The National Speakers Association 
  • Country Music Association 
  • Outstanding Freshman Law Professor Award, 1978-79, 1979-80, 1983-84, 1992-93; Outstanding Upper Division Law Professor Award, 1993-94, Mississippi College School of Law
  • Harvard Law School Program of Instruction for Lawyers, summer - 1981 
  • Faculty: Council on Legal Education Opportunity (CLEO)
  • Southeastern Regional Institute, University of Mississippi School of Law , Summer - 1982 
  • Certified Commercial Mediator: American Arbitration Association 
  • Former Member of American Arbitration Association National Panel of Commercial Arbitrators; Mississippi Bar ADR Education Committee.

 

 

Educational Honors & Activities:

 

  • Chairman, Moot Court Board, University of Mississippi School of Law; Business Manager, Moot Court Board 
  • Student Member: University of Mississippi School of Law Executive, Building and Social Committees 
  • American Jurisprudence Award: Employee's Rights 
  • Legal Researcher: Grant from Mississippi Innkeepers Association 
  • Delta Theta Phi Legal Fraternity

 

 

Civic Honors & Activities:

 

  • Member of Millsaps College  Alumni Council, 1997 - 2001. Member of Alumni Council Executive Committee and Co-Chair of Millsaps Teagle Foundation Grant - Career Development Alumni Task Force
  • Former Co-Chair: Task Force on At Risk Children, Public Education Fo rum of Mississippi .


Former Memberships: 

  • Jackson Chamber of Commerce Air Transport Committee. 
  • Mississippi Arts Council Planning Commission 
  • President, Millsaps Arts and Lecture Series 1991-92. Advisory Committee of Board of Directors 1992-1995 
  • Executive Committee, Jubilee Jam '90; Vice Chair, Artistic Selection Committee and Chair, Music Selection Committee, Jubilee Jam '89. 
  • Contributing Editor and Columnist, Capitol Area Bar Association News, Jackson, MS 1988 - Present 

 

 

Law School Committees:

 

  • Academic Program
  • Academic Standards
  • Admissions Building
  • Faculty Development
  • Continuing Legal Education
  • External Relations
  • Faculty Appointments
  • Student Affairs
  • Student Recruitment
  • Dean Search
  • Self Study