William Slater Vincent

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William Slater Vincent, Sr., J.D., M.B.A., B.A., is Professor of Law at Oglethorp University in Marietta, Georgia, according to the Georgia Bar Association. [1]


William Slater Vincent, Sr., J.D., M.B.A., B.A., Assistant Professor of Business Law at the Michael J. Coles College of Business, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, Georgia: [2]

"William Vincent joined the faculty in 1993. Previously he was a guest lecturer and research associate for the Goizueta School of Business at Emory University. His primary areas of interest are entrepreneurship, franchise management, franchise law, business law, and trust and estate planning. He is an editorial review for the Journal of Marketing Channels. William has an active law practice in trust and estate planning, business law and franchise law. Also, he has an active consulting practice in franchising assisting both franchisees and franchisors. He has acquired twenty plus years experience as and attorney for the Governor of the State of Georgia, with one of the nations largest law firms, a Fortune 100 corporation, small and medium size corporations, and both federal and state governments in the areas of real estate, estate planning, labor, regulatory, environmental, corporate, contract, and franchise law along with extensive utilization of his finance and management background. He developed and teaches the courses in franchise management and in franchise law and, along with Dr. Tim Mescon, organized the Franchise Institute located at the University. He has made numerous presentations to local, regional, national, and international audiences and published numerous articles in both trade and academic newspapers, magazines and journals in the fields of franchising and estate planning, William is a licensed attorney and a member of the State Bar of Georgia, American Bar Association, National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, International Society of Franchising and the International Franchise Association where he serves on the franchise relations and the minorities in franchising committees."


Selected Consulting Clients:

Published Works


  • Previously listed as agent for screenwriter David-Matthew Barnes in the "upcoming musically-flavored film" Whatever It Takes produced by Curt Johnson. Barnes' current agent is listed as Monica Augustine. [4]

Contact Information

Phone: 770 423-6717
Email: wvincent AT kennesaw.edu

External links

  • "2005: A Year in Review": Online Diary of David-Matthew Barnes. January 2005: "Around this time, film producer Curt Johnson entered our lives. He was introduced to me by fellow writer and editor Elizabeth Newman. Curt expressed interest in producing my original screenplay Rock It Girl. As Curt is an Academy Award winning producer, this news thrilled my new attorney (and former professor) William Vincent." October 2005: "I read in an industry magazine that my attorney helped close a $30M multi--project deal for Curt Johnson, the producer of Rock It Girl. ... In addition, I read in the magazine that the title of the film is now Whatever It Takes. I contact both the attorney and the producer. I receive a brief response explaining that I will most likely be paid for the script in November. There's been no mention of this or the project since."