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Pettus Appointed To NARIP Houston Board


NARIP is pleased to announce the appointment of Christina Pettus, Esq to the Board of its Houston chapter. 

They join NARIP Houston Board Members Executive Director Dubbs Beck, Heidi Massin, Anita Long, PJ Douglas Sands and Ami Blackwell.

Says NARIP President Tess Taylor, “We are delighted to have someone of Christina’s experience join our team in Houston, she brings a wealth of knowledge and an energetic desire to be of service.  And for this we are grateful. “

Since launching in Houston in August of 2009, NARIP has established a strong and growing presence in Texas.

TONIGHT: Meet NARIP Board Members at Music Biz Mixer in Houston, Feb 24

Meet NARIP’s newest board members at NARIP’s Meet & Greet Industry Cocktail Mixer TONIGHT (Tue Feb 24) at Gray’s Public House from 6 to 8pm in Houston. FREE with RSVP. Get details and RSVP NOW HERE.

About Christina Pettus, Esq.

Attorney Christina Pettus is a native of Kansas City, MO, she received her Bachelor’s Degree from Tennessee State University, in Nashville, TN and her Juris Doctor Degree, from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Grand Rapids, MI in 2009. She was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 2010 and has been with the Law Office of Anderson & Smith, P.C., since 2011. Attorney Pettus provides a wide range of legal services but primarily focuses on Entertainment Law and Family Law matters. Attorney Pettus provides varying services to the entertainment industry, including film, music, television, theater, publishing, visual arts, and multimedia. Some of her skills include Intellectual Property (trademarks and copyrights), negotiating and drafting contracts, to modify terms and conditions that are within the clients’ needs and best interests. She is experience with recording contracts, literary option agreements, distribution deals, investment agreements, management contracts, and producer agreements. Attorney Pettus also represents independent
artist/musicians by booking live performances, arranging tour dates, and assisting in marketing and promotions. She provides services for entertainer’s Non-Profit Organizations and Foundations. Attorney Pettus is also an Adjunct Professor at Houston Community College where she teaches The Survey of the Music Business. Attorney Pettus is a member of the National Bar Association, Entertainment & Sports Section, Houston Bar Association, Entertainment and Family Law Sections, Council Member of the Houston Bar Association Entertainment & Sports Law Section, Member of the Houston Area Urban League’s Young Professionals, and a Board Member for the National Association of Record Industry Professionals.


NARIP promotes education, career advancement and good will among record executives. Established in 1998 and based in Los Angeles, NARIP has chapters in Houston, New York, Atlanta, San Francisco, Phoenix, Las Vegas, Philadelphia and London. NARIP is committed to promoting the cultural and economic benefits of music and copyright in the US and abroad, and to providing a platform to convey insights and perspectives to improve our business. NARIP upholds the contributions of copyright to the fiscal health of the US and global economies and for the good of creators, owners and consumers around the world.

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