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    Wedding Industry Law is your online resource for legal news and education on running a wedding business. We hope you find the articles, videos, and information helpful. If you have any comments, news tips, or areas that you would like to see covered, please let us know!

    Wedding Industry Law is edited by Wedding Lawyer and Trial Attorney Rob Schenk. Contributing blogger Ayisha Lawrence also kicks out some of the jams, too.


Wedding Lawyer Rob Schenk on the Wedding MBA Podcast

WMBATotes check me out on the latest episode of the Wedding MBA Podcast hosted by Clint Hufft. We talk about everythang from the Supremacy Clause of the Constitution, client emotional baggage, child labor, and non-refundable deposits. Loyal followers of this podcast will note that this is my fourth appearance on the show. For those taking the SAT, that means Rob is to The Wedding MBA Podcast as Alec Baldwin is to Saturday Night Live. Except less luxurious hair…

Wedding Lawyer Rob Schenk on the Wedding Industry Insider Podcast

Hey You Guys! Check me out on the latest episode of the Wedding Industry Insiders podcast, hosted by Eddie Babbage. Thanks so much for having me, Eddie!

Here are some of the important points that we address in this interview:

  • How to protect yourself in the event your client cancels the wedding
  • The legal issues that arise when someone other than the couple signs your contract
  • How to properly secure the rights to images from your events
  • How to handle situations where clients want to publicly post negative feedback about your services
  • The two vital roles your contract should serve for your business
  • Legal rules that determine when your team members are employees versus independent contractors
  • The right way and the wrong way to go about drafting your contract
  • His most valuable piece of advice for achieving success as a wedding professional


WII 028: Rob Schenk Equips You with an Understanding of Key Legal Issues