Announcements

  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    Join Jones Day as they present their executive series roundtable - National Security and Export Control Reform, Take two. Or Three. Or Four? on Thursday, October 20, at the offices of Jones Day, 51 Louisiana Avenue, NW in Washington, DC. It will run from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. and a cocktail reception will follow. In 2009, President Obama announced his...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    On Friday, October 28, Georgetown Law School will host a UNIDRIOT Symposium. The event begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m. at Georgetown Law Gewirz Student Center located at 600 New Jersey Avenue, NW in Washington, DC. UNIDROIT (International Institute for the Unification of Private Law) principles of international commercial contracts, first...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    On Wednesday, October 19, ALI-ABA will present California's Revised Rules of Professional Conduct: Traps for the Unwary, to help practitioners become familiar with revisions to the rules. The live webcast will run from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m. EDT. A special commission in California has reexamined that state's Rules of Professional Conduct and proposed...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    In September, Jon Streeter was sworn in as the 87th president of The State Bar of California with a pledge to fight for court funding, "the most consequential issue of our time." "I cannot overstate the gravity of this issue," Streeter said in his inaugural speech following his swearing-in by Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye at the State Bar's Annual...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    On Wednesday, October 19, the New York City Bar Association will host an evening program titled How to Tango in this Market: An Introduction to the E-Discovery Profession for Lawyers. It will be held at the NYC Bar Association, 42 West 44th Street in New York City. Experts in the field of document review will discuss careers in e-discovery,...
  • Tuesday, October 25, 2011
      An important six-program series is being sponsored by the New York City Bar and chaired by David R. Marriott, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, in which general counsel of leading corporations discuss the current issues of greatest importance to corporate counsel. The series will be held at the bar association, 42 West 44th Street in New York....
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    The Canadian Bar Association will host Professional Corporations Update: Tips and Traps on Wednesday, October 12, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. It is located at the Conference Centre at the OBA, 20 Toronto Street in Toronto. Participants will review the fundamental framework for professional corporations. This seminar is for both new and seasoned...
  • Thursday, October 27, 2011
    An important six-program series is being sponsored by the New York City Bar and chaired by David R. Marriott, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, in which general counsel of leading corporations discuss the current issues of greatest importance to corporate counsel. The series will be held at the bar association, 42 West 44th Street in New York. The...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    The Boston Bar Foundation (BBF) announced grants totaling $1.1 million to 25 Massachusetts community organizations providing a wide variety of core legal services - from domestic violence and immigration to housing and homelessness. The $1.1 million represents an almost $50,000 increase in core legal services grants, compared with fiscal year 2010. The...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    On Wednesday, October 12, the New York City Bar presents Judges Under Fire: Human Rights, Judicial Independence, and the Rule of Law. The event is being held at the New York City Bar Association at 42 West 44th Street in New York City, and it starts at 6:00 p.m. and ends at 8:00 p.m. United States District Judge Harold Baer Jr. will discuss his new...
  • Wednesday, October 26, 2011
      The Metro New York LMA chapter is pleased to announce the newly elected board members who are joining the incoming 2012 NYLMA board. The incoming president is Jeff Scalzi of SNR Denton. Jeff is the director of marketing at SNR Denton and previously was director of marketing and business development at Foley Hoag LLP. LMA’s immediate past...
  • Tuesday, October 11, 2011
    On September 27, 2011, the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) hosted a red carpet gala to honor individuals, corporate legal departments and law firms that are committed to diversity and inclusion.  MCCA’s mission is to advance the hiring, retention and promotion of diverse attorneys in legal departments and law firms. Since...
  • Thursday, October 27, 2011
    The New York County Lawyers’ Association’s (NYCLA) 97th Annual Dinner will take place on Tuesday, December 13, 2011 in the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel. The theme of this year’s dinner is “Legal Compliance and Enforcement.” At the dinner, NYCLA will honor chief compliance officers of major corporations and...
  • Friday, October 21, 2011
    On October 4, the New York County Lawyers’ Association (NYCLA) Civil Rights and Liberties Committee hosted a reception at the NYCLA Home of Law for Columbian attorney Adil José Melendez Marquez, Esq. Mr. Melendez Marquez is a human rights and labor lawyer who has represented farmers and laborers in the rural areas of Colombia. Pictured is...
  • Friday, October 21, 2011
    On October 12, the New York County Lawyers’ Association hosted a public forum, “Multilingual Lawyering -- Challenges and Opportunities,” that presented an overview of job opportunities and career development resources available to multilingual attorneys. Pictured from left to right are forum moderator Dawn Maruna, Mound Cotton Wollan...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    The Westchester/Southern Connecticut Association of Corporate Counsel is offering a review of the latest developments in Patent Law on Wednesday, October 12, at the offices of Kelley Drye & Warren LLP. It begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at noon. The seminar will look at the hot topics arising in patent law. Experts in the IP field will discuss the...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    The American Bar Association Section for International Law is offering a two-day seminar on Thursday and Friday, October 27 and 28, focusing on the latest updates to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The event is located in the Fairmont Hotel at 2401 M. Street, NW in Washington, DC. Day one begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m.; day two begins at 9...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    The New York City Bar will offer an overview of Whistleblower Incentives and Protections under Dodd-Frank on Thursday, November 3, at the New York City Bar, 42 West 44th Street. It begins at 6:00 p.m. and ends at 8:00 p.m. The panelists are Robert Kraus, Kraus & Zuchlewski LLP; Stephen Cohen, associate director, Division of Enforcement, U.S....
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    Law schools and other legal education providers should be encouraged to develop "practice-ready lawyers," declares a resolution sponsored by the New York State Bar Association and approved by the American Bar Association (ABA) at its annual meeting in Toronto. "Practicing law requires mastery of legal knowledge and legal skills. Becoming a practice-...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    The Los Angeles County Bar Association is holding its 44th Annual Securities Regulation Seminar on Friday, October 28. It will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel, 506 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles. The seminar brings top Washington and regional SEC officials together with representatives of other regulatory agencies...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    The Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals 2011 Regional Fall Conference: Leading the Way in Challenging Times is scheduled Wednesday through Friday, October 12 through 14, at the Time Warner Center in New York City. The daily agenda is being finalized and may be viewed online. Topics include Responding to the New Whistleblower...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    New York County Lawyers Association CLE Institute is pleased to announce that it has partnered with MarinoLegal, a company that has been educating thousands of lawyers since 1946, to stream many of its high-quality video lectures online, as well as host simulcast online webinars of select, live NYCLA programs. Attorneys will now have easy access to...
  • Wednesday, October 5, 2011
      Amid an impressive field of entries, the Boston Bar Association announced that the 2011 winner of the BBA's prestigious Beacon Award for Diversity will be Northeastern University School of Law (NUSL). The Beacon Award recognizes exceptional leadership in creating a more diverse and inclusive legal profession that has had a significant impact...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    On Thursday, October 27, Rutgers Law School is offering a course on Business Divorce: The Causes, Dynamics and Framework. The event begins at 6:00 p.m. and ends at 8:00 p.m. at Rutgers School of Law, 123 Washington Street in Newark, New Jersey. This program will examine the legal issues and strategies for handling business divorces in...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    The New York City Bar Association is partnering with CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival on the 6th Annual Entertainment Business Law Seminar. The Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) accredited one-day event will be held on Friday, October 21, at New York University's Helen and Martin Kimmel Center,60 Washington Square South in New York City....

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