Mr. Heicklen is a California
Licensed Attorney (State Bar No. 172196) who’s been in
practice since 1994. He drafts entertainment and
business contracts for Filmcity, functions as its
Executive Producer for in-house projects and runs his
separate entertainment and family law practice out of
the studio. His credits include:
1) US Supreme Court (1997): Part of a three attorney team to overturn 200 years of forfeiture history. The Landmark ruling, US v. Bajakajian, forced the Clinton Administration to change the nation’s applicable laws.
2) Entertainment Law: Stage and video producer since 1987. He spent 6 years in New York City working with the legendary Broadway Producer Richard Barr (Sweeney Todd, all of Edward Albee’s plays, President of the Producer’s Guild). In 1994, he opened his entertainment law practice and has since negotiated and structured deals for Indie Labels & Film Companies, Artists and Producers.
3) Family Law: Twenty years of experience dealing with divorce, paternity, custody, support and community property as an Attorney and Mediator / Arbitrator. Concentrates on especially difficult cases including allegations of child abuse, domestic violence, mental illness, financial fraud, drugs, gambling and alcohol addiction and polygamy.
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