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Julia Scott, Esq.

With over 20 years of working in the film and television industry, Julia has a unique combination of business, creative and legal experience that gives her an in-depth understanding of entertainment business and legal affairs.

Before attending law school, she worked as an award-winning Documentary Filmmaker, Production Executive, Director’s Associate, Production Coordinator, and Assistant to Director.  After graduating from law school, she worked as an Associate Attorney at a boutique entertainment law firm where she represented producers, financiers, and distributors in a broad range of acquisition, development, production, distribution, and finance transactions.  Julia later joined The Walt Disney Company, where she worked exclusively on Marvel and DreamWorks matters for Walt Disney Studios Distribution and as Counsel to The Baby Einstein Company.  While there, she gained extensive experience in development, production, distribution, marketing and advertising, consumer protection, product development, intellectual property, privacy, and antitrust matters.

In addition to her current work as Principal of LOJS, Julia is Of Counsel to Peter J. Dekom, a Law Corp., a Contributing Author for Lexis Practice Advisor by Lexis/Nexis, and a Board Member of the Southwestern Law School Alumni Association.

Education

Juris Doctor, Southwestern University School of Law, SCALE Program

Bachelor of Arts, Linguistics, University of California, Santa Barbara

Professional Legal Career

Principal, LOJS

Partner, LOJS/Rufus-Isaacs, Acland & Grantham LLP

Counsel, The Walt Disney Company

Associate Attorney, Business Affairs, Inc.

Professional Non-Legal Career

Producer, Solaris Films

Freelance Production Executive, Director’s Associate, Production Coordinator and Assistant to Director: Alcon Entertainment, Atlas Entertainment, Kintop Pictures, MDP Worldwide, New Line Cinema, and Touchstone Pictures

Admissions

U.S. District Court for Central District of California

California

Civic Associations and Volunteer Activities

Board Member, Southwestern Law School Alumni Association

Volunteer Mediator, Civil Harassment/Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, and Unlawful Detainer Actions, Los Angeles Superior Court

Volunteer Guardian Ad Litem, Public Counsel

Community Volunteer, Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles

Publications

Lexis Practice Advisor, Entertainment Transactions: Author with Peter Dekom: Negotiating and Drafting Motion Picture Production Agreements and Documents: Production Risk Management, Key Boilerplate Provisions, and Common Provisions in Talent Agreements

Lexis Practice Advisor, Entertainment Transactions: Author, Annotated Literary Option Purchase Agreement Template with Alternative Language

Lexis Practice Advisor, Entertainment Transactions: Author, Annotated Producer Agreement Template with Alternative Language

Lexis Practice Advisor, Entertainment Transactions: Author, Annotated Actor Agreement Template with Alternative Language

Lexis Practice Advisor, Entertainment Transactions: Author, Annotated Key Crew Agreement Template with Alternative Language

Lexis Practice Advisor, Entertainment Transactions: Author, Annotated Location Agreement Template with Alternative Language

Lexis Practice Advisor, Entertainment Transactions: Author, Annotated Location Release Template with Alternative Language

Lexis Practice Advisor, Entertainment Transactions: Author, Annotated Clearance Release Template with Alternative Language