Sallie Randolph, of-counsel to the Law Office of Stephanie Adams PLLC, provides legal services to authors and other creative clients
Sallie Randolph is of-counsel to the Law Office of Stephanie Adams, PLLC. (LOSA). She and the firm's principal, Stephanie "Cole" Adams offer a range of intellectual property services to creaive clients. Sallie brings a deep understanding for the needs of creative professionals to the LOSA firm.
"Law was a second career for Sallie," Stephanie Adams says. "She was a journalist and author before she decided to go to law school with the goal of representing her fellow writers. That experience gives her special insight into their professional and legal issues."
Adams also commented on the ethics and experience that have been a hallmark of Sallie Randolph's legal career. "Character matters. I have known Sallie as a solo practitioner for almost two decades. Her attention to the complex contractual details facing authors of today, along with the way she looks out for her clients, let me know she would be a good fit for my firm as an of counsel attorney. Further, she is a true collaborator, with a track record of working with other attorneys to serve the best interests of her clients. I am delighted that she is able to bring her extensive experience in publishing law to my firm."
A frequent speaker at programs for lawyers and writers, Sallie Randolph has also taught law, writing and journalism in a variety of educational settings. At UB Law School she developed a copyright compliance and directed a publishing and copyright clinic. She has also taught media law for journalism majors at Buffalo State College and professional writing for numerous institutions.
Sallie Randolph is a member of the Bar Association of Erie County and a former chair of its Intellectual Property Committee. She is also a member of the New York State Bar Association, and belongs to several IP-related sections and committees.
Writers organizations of which she is a member include the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA), Biographers International Organization (BIO), the Authors Guild, the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI), Romance Writers of America (RWA) and several others. She has served on the ASJA Board of Directors and as a former chair of its Legal Resources Committee.
Select publications include being the lead author of Author Law A to Z (Capital Books, 2005) and co-contributor of the legal chapter for The ASJA Guide to Freelance Writing: A Professional Guide to the Business, for Nonfiction Writers of All Experience Levels, edited by Timothy Harper (St. Martin's Griffin, 2003).
Her other book credits include: Gerald R. Ford, President (Walker, 1986); Richard M. Nixon, President (Walker, 1989); Woodrow Wilson, President (Walker, 1991); Putting on Perfect Proms, Programs and Pageants (Franklin Watts, 1991). She is co-author with Nancy O. Bolick of Shaker Inventions (Walker, 1990) and Shaker Villages (Walker, 1993). She has also written articles, travel pieces, short stories, and features for such publications as Ms., Outside, Grit, Good Housekeeping, Woman's World, Sports Parade, Off Duty, Bicycle Sport, Campaigns & Elections, Miami Herald, Buffalo News, Los Angeles Times, Louisville Courier-Journal , Cleveland Plain Dealer, and many others.
She was the editor for three years of the Sierra Atlantic, a 32-page half-tabloid official publication of the New York State (Atlantic Chapter) Sierra Club, circulation of 40,000+ where she solicited articles; coordinated efforts of volunteers; edited, typeset, laid out and pasted up the entire publication; handled advertising, billing, and relations with printer, mail house, chapter board of directors and supervising publications committee. She was an editorial consultant to the Arcade Herald , a respected weekly newspaper where she helped develop the reporting staff and implemented regular coverage of government, business, school and community events and did investigative reporting, interviews, feature writing and photography.
Sallie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from Michigan State University and is a cum laude graduate of State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law (1995).
Sallie G. Randolph, of counsel
Law Office of Stephanie Adams, PLLC
363 Grant St., Suite One
Buffalo, New York 14213