FAQ

The Beth B. Moore Law Firm, LLC is a transactional entertainment law firm specializing in copyrights, trademarks, contracts, and general business consultation for clients who work in music, film, television, theater, gaming, literature, web development and other creative arts industries.

What kind of services do you offer?

I primarily teach and advise clients about their intellectual property rights, including copyrights and trademarks. I also draft and negotiate a wide variety of entertainment industry contracts. Simply put, I help my clients turn their hobbies into businesses.

How much do your services cost?

Attorney Moore’s rate is currently $225/hour. Call today to receive a customized quote for your particular needs.

How are the cost of your services determined?

I offer a free twenty minute phone consultation to learn more about the nature and scope of your legal inquiry, which allows me to prepare a personalized estimate. Call me anytime to arrange your free consultation, or you can schedule a time online for me to call you.

What is the average cost of your services?

The typical range is between $225 for a one-hour legal consultation to $1,000+ for the drafting of complex contracts.

Do you require a monthly retainer?

No, my quotes are offered on a per-project basis, so no recurring payments are required.

Do you offer flat fees?

Yes, my quotes are flat fee offers, so you’ll know exactly how much my services will cost before we begin.

Can I just pay a general retainer up front to use on an as-needed basis?

Yes, I can make arrangements for a generalized retainer to address your ongoing needs.

Do I have to pay in advance?

Yes, I require prepayment of the quote in full before services can begin.

How do you accept payment?

I only accept online payments. A secure link to pay your invoice will be provided via email with your personalized quote.

What happens if I have to cancel my services early?

No problem, I keep detailed time sheets and will refund any portion of your prepaid fee which was not used.

Does your firm offer payment plans?

Not directly, but I do accept Paypal Credit, which facilitates payment plans. If you want to use that, just let me know.

Does your firm take a percentage of my career earnings as payment?

No, rest assured I will never ask you to pay me a percentage of your career earnings. I only require my reasonable hourly rate and will passionately represent you at every step of the way.

Who does your firm represent?

My clients’ names are strictly confidential, as required by legal ethics rules; however, I represent a wide variety of songwriters, recording artists, record labels, publishing companies, licensing companies, recording studios, film and television producers, actors, reality tv contestants, scriptwriters, talent and modeling agencies, public relations agencies, authors, video game developers, web developers, and many other types of professionals in the creative arts industries.

Will you “shop” my record/film/screenplay to potential buyers?

No, I can only service clients who secure their own opportunities and business relationships. “Shopping” is part of the sales process, not the legal process.

I was told I need an “agent or attorney” to submit my material to a label/studio – can you do that for me?

No, labels and studios do not accept unsolicited material, regardless of who sends it. I do not shop materials.

Will you check out my work and let me know what you think?

If you become a client, then yes, I will familiarize ourselves with your work, but rest assured, I will never critique it.

Can you help me with a breach of contract issue?

Yes, there are some things I may be able to do to help remedy a breach of contract issue prior to you filing a lawsuit. Please call to inquire.

Can you file a lawsuit for me?

No, The Beth B. Moore Law Firm is a transactional firm, not a litigation firm. I do not file lawsuits.

What is the best way to contact your firm?

You can call me at (678) 883-3226 or email me at beth@bethbmoore.com. You can also schedule a time for me to call you by visiting my online portal.

Is my call/email to you confidential, even if I don’t hire you?

Yes, our communication will be kept strictly confidential, regardless of whether you hire me. I will never disclose to anyone the content of our conversation or even the fact that we had a conversation.

Do you offer internships or jobs?

I am not hiring for any paid positions, but I am open to inquiries regarding unpaid internships. The requirements for eligibility are: (1) you must have completed at least two semesters at a law school located in Georgia; (2) you must be an officer in your law school’s entertainment law society (or other related society); and (3) you must submit a sample of your writing related to the entertainment industry (for example, a blog post, newspaper article, research paper, legal memo, etc.).

 

For all other students and transitioning lawyers who have questions about me, entertainment law, private practice, etc., follow the pop-up link on my website to my firm’s scheduling program, choose the option “Ask Attorney Moore To Call Me,” and include a note in the message about your status and inquiry. I will only respond to those who follow these directions.

Are you available to speak with our group/class about your career?

Yes, I enjoy speaking to audiences about my experience as an entertainment lawyer, solo practitioner, and music business teacher. Please email me the date, time, location and topic, as well as information about your group, and I’ll respond as soon as possible.

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