Join us as The Cedars Union welcomes Sammetria Goodson, an Art Law Attorney who focuses her practice on copyright, trademark, business formation, non-profit formation, contracts/transactional work, licensing, and entertainment law, as well as outside general counsel service.
Sammetria will share her journey, wealth of experience, and career advice.
The Creative Futures Career Showcase is a program series that highlights working professionals who have found unique careers that utilize their art education and/or creative talents. Speakers will share their journey, wealth of experience, career advice, and present their portfolio of past and recent work. Anyone interested in hearing how these creative professionals found their niche in different areas of business or would like to gain insight into their careers can attend.
Sammetria is an attorney who works with a wide array of creatives doing cool stuff. Sammetria primarily focuses her practice on copyright, trademark, business formation, non-profit formation, contracts/transactional work, licensing, entertainment law, outside general counsel services and if need be, litigation. She brings her experience in high-stakes corporate marketing and sales, a two-year clerkship with the Honorable Leon W. Tucker, heavy litigation practice, and transactional work with creatives to her legal practice.
Sammetria has a passion for working with people and organizations in creative industries, which was ignited by exposure to the Arts growing up in Houston, Texas. Sammetria holds a BBA in Marketing and a BA in Art History from The University of Texas at Austin, as well as a JD from Temple University, Beasley School of Law in Philadelphia, PA. Sammetria has worked with artists, arts organizations, and creatives for fifteen years - well before going to law school to practice Art Law. Currently, Sammetria is a Board Member for Lone Star Wind Orchestra; a member of the UT College of Fine Arts Advisory Council; a pro-bono attorney for Texas Accountants & Lawyers for the Arts; and a member/supporter of various local and national arts organizations.
Sammetria considers it a privilege to come alongside creatives and small business owners as they pursue their dreams and build their companies. She loves being a part of her clients' "A" team.