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Why I Became and Entertainment Lawyer as featured in Lawyer'd Magazine (Spring 2018 Issue)

Posted on August 7, 2019 at 7:50 AM Comments comments (3)

Why did I become an Entertainment Lawyer?

In 2013, I made the difficult decision, and planted a foundation, to leave a well-

paying federal job and transition to a solo firm. My grandmother had months to

live, my first grandchild had just been born, and honestly,...

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Posted on July 31, 2019 at 8:20 AM Comments comments (0) Follow me on #LINKEDIN

Written by Deborah E. Johnson, Esq.**

In this digital age, many authors are choosing to self-publish. While self-publishing opens the door of opportunity that many authors would never receive using the traditional publishing method, there are several pitfalls to self-publishing contracts that book authors should be aware of when seeking out services that wi...

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Posted on July 24, 2019 at 2:20 PM Comments comments (0) FOLLOW ME ON #LINKEDIN

Written by Deborah E. Johnson, Esq. 

1. Hire an Entertainment or Music Lawyer.

Many artists, especially independent artists, fail to see the importance of hiring an entertainment/music lawyer. Some artists feel that it is not in their budget or that it is not a priority. Hiring a music lawyer is of such importance ...

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How does your creative process work? Shy Speaks

Posted on July 19, 2019 at 8:00 AM Comments comments (0)

A common interview question for artist Is, “How does your creative process work?”

Well, I want to give you a small glimpse on how the bigger picture turned out…" target="_blank">Watch Short Video

I know that was a super quick snapshot. But i...

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Posted on July 12, 2019 at 4:05 PM Comments comments (0)


Shy Speaks New Vlog!

Posted on July 6, 2019 at 2:05 PM Comments comments (0)

VLOG 001

A Peek Behind a 90,000+ Attended Faith-Based Event

In this episode, follow along as I breathe in the reality of being a performer at the Texas Motor Speedway alongside some of the most influential faith-based artist & speakers of our time, like Andy Mineo, Jonathan Traylor, KB, Samuel Rodriguez, Tedashii, Grant Skeldon......

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Stephen Thomas Announces His New Single Like It Or Not

Posted on February 14, 2017 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (0)

The new single which has gained worldwide attention with fans and music reviewers is available at all digital outlets including iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Spotify.


Stephen Thomas one of the most exciting artists of recent y...

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Stephen Thomas Formally Known as Steve-O Announces His Return to the Charts with a New Single

Posted on February 25, 2016 at 10:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Stephen Thomas Formally Known as Steve-O Announces His Return to the Charts with a New Single and Sound That Has Excited the Music Experts

The singer has shared the stage with some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry. His previous music was described as unique, fresh and exciting. Stephen Thomas, previously known as Steve-O has decided to return to the music world with a new sound, a sound that has excited the music industry. Stephen's latest Music Video release Search Me...

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Christian Artist Andrea Helms

Posted on July 28, 2015 at 6:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Andrea Helms, known for her powerful voice and performances on Season 4 of BET’s Sunday Best, is a lifelong singer and worshipper from Odessa, Texas. She was an only child and the daughter of a pastor who introduced her to her love of music. Her father, who was the pastor of Friendship Church in Denton, TX, was an accomplished musician; and passed those talents on to Andrea. Music was all around her in school, at home and in church.


Andrea became recognized as a stand...

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Life Chat with Shy Speaks

Posted on July 27, 2015 at 6:10 AM Comments comments (0)


LifeChat Live: Video Premeire and Conversation


 Monday, July 27 @ 7:00 PM — 9:00 PM

 Angelika Film Center, 5321 E Mockingbird Ln, Dallas, TX 75206

Make plans to join us as we celebrate our first year in a very big way and watch the premiere of Shy Speaks' new video, P v. R.


And make sure you look real cute for the red carpet -- you know we're gonna post those...


And of cou...

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Michelle Bonilla New Single - Relentless

Posted on January 9, 2015 at 7:15 PM Comments comments (0)

New Single "Relentless" now available for download at

Holiday Greetings

Posted on December 18, 2014 at 6:55 PM Comments comments (0)

written by Deborah E. Johnson

Greetings clients and friends,
As we approach the holiday season, please be aware that the Law Office will be closed December 23-29, 2014, with limited hours from December 29-January 5, 2015.  All requests and emails will be addresses and answered before December 22 and/or after December 29.  If you should have an urgent requ...
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