Professional Athlete & Coach Representation

Professional Athlete & Coach Representation in Houston

Reliable Legal Experience in Your Corner

The state of Texas has produced championship teams and star athletes in a variety of professional sports organizations, such as the MLB, NFL, NBA, and NHL. Our talented and experienced attorneys at Kennard Law, P.C proudly serve professional athletes and coaches throughout the greater Houston area. We are familiar with the unique legal and financial challenges that professional athletes and coaches must deal with as they try to secure their long-term goals.

Whether you need advice regarding drafting, negotiating, and reviewing contracts or you want to file a lawsuit to protect the integrity of your brand, our law firm is fully equipped with the resources you need to vigorously protect your best interests throughout each phase of the legal process.

Legal Services We Offer for Professional Athletes in Houston

Don’t hesitate to get in touch with Kennard Law, P.C if you need advice regarding any of the following legal matters:

  • Wealth protection and estate planning
  • Contract interpretation and negotiations
  • Breach of contract lawsuits
  • Sponsorship deals
  • Agent contract negotiations
  • Latent injury disclosure
  • Confidential settlements
  • Preparing tax returns
  • Advice regarding multi-state tax issues
  • Signing bonus allocations
  • Tax strategies for philanthropy
  • Real estate purchases and investments
  • Post-career planning

We Proudly Represent Coaches Across Texas

Our compassionate and knowledgeable lawyers know that signing a major contract with an organization or team can be a rare opportunity in a coach’s career. That is why we offer comprehensive legal services for coaches of all backgrounds who need guidance negotiating their entrance into or exit out of a sports club.

We are familiar with the rules and regulations established by The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) that govern college sports and determine what is considered ethical coach conduct. We also guide coaches through the immigration process and develop customized legal strategies to help them overcome potential immigration barriers.

Our talented attorneys are equipped to offer coaches expert legal advice regarding the following matters:

  • Negotiating and finalizing employment contract agreements
  • Employment and employee benefits litigation
  • Title III ADA accessibility and accommodation
  • Title IX compliance
  • Salary arbitration
  • Sports franchise acquisition due diligence
  • Crisis management

Choosing the Right Firm Makes All The Difference

Kennard Law, P.C. understands that the professional sports contract you end up signing will have a substantial impact on your future. That is why you should turn to our reliable professional athlete and coach representatives serving Houston to get reliable legal guidance before you put the pen to paper. When you choose our firm to represent you, we make it our top priority to make sure you aren’t taken advantage of so you can grow your wealth, build a strong brand, and devise a plan for after you are finished competing. Check out our video to learn more about the attorneys at Kennard Law, P.C.

Are you searching for a seasoned lawyer who can give you a competitive advantage both in and out of the courtroom? Then call (855) 499-4514 today to schedule your consultation with one of our professional athlete representatives.

Meet Your Dedicated Legal Team

The Experience You Need. The Service You Deserve.
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    Alfonso Kennard Jr.

    Managing Shareholder

    Alfonso Kennard, Jr., is a nationally recognized attorney and trial lawyer and the founding Shareholder of Kennard Law P.C. ...
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    Ellen Sprovach


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    Eddie Hodges Jr.


    Eddie Hodges Jr. is an Associate in the Houston office of Kennard Law, P.C., and assists clients across all offices. Mr. ...
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    Lance Blankenship

    Of Counsel

    Mr. Blankenship is a highly experienced employment attorney that represented local businesses and national companies as lead ...
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    Leah Badri


    Leah Badri is a Staff attorney in the Houston office of Kennard Law, P.C. Leah received her J.D. from the University of ...
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    Samantha Cobb


    Samantha Cobb is an Associate attorney in the Houston office of Kennard Law, P.C. A native of Augusta, Georgia, Ms. Cobb ...

Why Hire Kennard Law, P.C.?

Making Things Right For Employees
  • Board-Certified in Labor and Employment Law

    Our founding attorney, Alfonso Kennard Jr. is board-certified in labor and employment law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

  • Personalized Attention

    When you hire us, you work directly with your lawyer, who will spend time learning about your situation and goals. Your case will not be passed off to a paralegal.

  • We Used to Represent Large Companies; Now We Represent You

    Having represented Fortune 500 companies in the past, this places us in a unique position to provide valuable insight when representing workers. 

  • Dedicated to Protecting the Rights of Employees

    We understand you have probably never faced a matter like this before. Our attorneys are dedicated to guiding and protecting you through this. You will always remain involved and informed as your case moves forward.

  • Cost-Effective and Accessible

    For potential clients who would like to consult with us but are unable to come to our office, we are now offering phone and video consultations for your convenience.

  • Stellar Reviews

    At Kennard Law, P.C., client satisfaction is of utmost importance. You don't have to take our word for it. Read what past clients have to say here!

5 Star Reviews

Real Stories from Real Clients 
    This law firm is hands down AAA+1.

    “Thank you guys for all your hard work in preparing this court filing, and for keeping me updated on all matters thus far! Your professionalism is amazing and has exceeded all of my expectations, this ...”

    - Past Client
    From the times I meet with Mr. Kennard himself, I could tell he has a real PASSION for what he does, not for his own personal gain, rather for the client and righting the wrong that was suffered.

    “Let me start by saying Alfonso Kennard and his entire law firm, are literally "bull-dogs" in their field. I say that with much respect and reverence towards them all. Right from the start, Mr. Kennard ...”

    - Christopher Recio
    This law firm operates with integrity, professionalism, and really fight for you.

    “5 stars for Kennard Law Firm. Alfonso Kennard, his associates, and the entire team were nothing less than exceptional. This law firm operates with integrity, professionalism, and really fight for you. ...”

    - Pilar Carrillo
    No smoke and mirrors or unrealistic expectations. He leads with integrity and leaves no stone unturned.

    “Kennard Law, P.C. is without a doubt, "One of the best." Without going into details, let's just say 2:0 are very good odds. If faced with employment issues, it's most important to align yourself with ...”

    - Shannon Lewis
    They helped negotiate what I felt was a fair settlement and I am grateful and appreciative for their assistance.

    “I recently engaged Kennard and specifically Lance Blankenship to represent me on a workplace incident after interviewing several firms in the San Antonio area. The team was very knowledgeable about ...”

    - Harvey Goldstein

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