Announcements

  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    On Thursday and Friday, November 17 and 18, Georgetown University School of Law offers Advanced E-Discovery Institute - Making the Case: Developing Legally Defensible E-Discovery Best Practices. The Institute is located at the Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City, 1250 South Hayes Street in Arlington, Virginia. It begins at 8:15 a.m. on day one and ends at 5:30...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    On Friday, October 28, the DC Bar will offer Essential Security, State of Necessity and Investment Arbitration: Have Law and Treaty Developed? The program begins at noon and ends at 2:00 p.m., and is located at the offices of Arnold & Porter, 555 12th Street, NW in Washington, DC. Professor José Alvarez, professor of international law at New York...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    The ACC South Central Texas chapter and the San Antonio Bar Association have scheduled the 14th annual Ethics Follies on Wednesday, October 26, from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. and on Thursday, October 27, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. It will be held at the Charline McCombs Empire Theatre, 226 North Saint Mary's Street in San Antonio. Sponsorships are still being...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    The Voice of the Defense Bar announced its alliance with Expert Witness Profiler, one of the leading authorities in expert witness research. This alliance will provide DRI members with a strategic advantage in evaluating, retaining and opposing experts. This alliance will allow DRI members to order a comprehensive and customized profile on an...
  • 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
    The Illinois State Bar Association is offering a full-day conference looking at Hot Topics in Consumer Collections. The event is on Monday, October 17 at the ISBA Regional Office at 20 Clark Street in Chicago. It begins at 8:55 a.m. and ends at 4:30 p.m. Participants will have the opportunity to enhance their knowledge of the consumer collections arena...
  • 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 4, 2011
    Copyright Issues on the Internet is the topic of an upcoming brown bag luncheon sponsored by the Bar Association of San Francisco on Thursday, November 3. It will run from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the BASF Conference Center, 301 Battery Street in San Francisco. Speakers Fred von Lohmann, senior copyright counsel, Google Inc.; Jay Monahan, deputy...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    Join the National Association of Women Lawyers for a two-day General Counsel Institute on Thursday and Friday, November 3 and 4, at the Westin Hotel, 270 West 43rd Street in New York City. The program on Thursday runs from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. and on Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. The institute will provide a unique opportunity for...
  • 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...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    On Tuesday, October 11, Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP will join ACC Houston to present Corporate Counsel in the Crosshairs. It will run from 11:15 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Maggianos Little Italy, 2019 Post Oak Blvd. in Houston. At this chapter meeting, Gardere partner Tom Hagemann will lead a discussion of a case involving Lauren Stevens, associate general...
  • Wednesday, September 28, 2011
      Lawyers for Civil Justice (LCJ) took action this fall to improve the e-discovery rules to which corporate defendants are held accountable. In an official comment to the Advisory Committee on Civil Rules, LCJ argued that problems with discovery and electronic discovery have become so pervasive in recent years that rule makers must immediately...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    On Monday and Tuesday, September 26 and 27, Association of Corporate Counsel and Boston University will host a seminar titled Leading Innovation & Change: The Evolving Role of In-House Counsel. The three-day class will be located at The Executive Leadership Center at Boston University School of Management, 595 Commonwealth Avenue in Boston. The daily...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    On Tuesday, September 27, The Bar Association of San Francisco will offer an evening seminar, H-1B Visas for Specialty Occupations, to coverthe basic requirements of H1-B petitions and the preparation of an H-1B petition from start to finish. It will run from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the BASF Conference Center, 301 Battery Street in San Francisco....
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    On Thursday and Friday, October 13 and 14, The New York City Bar and Penn State Dickinson School of Law will host the Seventh Annual Institute on Corporate, Securities, and Related Aspects of Mergers and Acquisitions. The two-day program is being held at the New York City Bar Association, 42 West 44th Street in New York City. Day one begins at 8:30 a.m....
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    The State Bar of Texas will offer the Business Torts Institute 2011 this fall, on October 13 and 14 in Houston. It will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday and from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Friday at the Westin Houston Memorial City, 945 Gessner Road. Hot Topics that will be discussed include ten emerging issues in business torts every...
  • Wednesday, September 28, 2011
      In testimony at chief judge Jonathan Lippman’s Hearing on Civil Legal Services, New York City Bar President Samuel W. Seymour called for increased and steady funding to close the “justice gap” for low-income New Yorkers. President Seymour called the task force’s documented statistics on unrepresented litigants -- 2.3...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), the world's largest association of in-house counsel, announced today that James A. Merklinger, a long-time executive at ACC, has been named the new general counsel of the organization. In his new role as ACC vice president and general counsel, Mr. Merklinger will represent the organization on legal issues and...
  • Wednesday, September 28, 2011
      American Bar Association President William T. (Bill) Robinson III submitted a comment letter to the U.S. Department of Labor on behalf of the ABA, urging the department to reconsider a proposed rule on the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act. The department's proposed rule would substantially narrow the longstanding “advice...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    The Westchester/Southern Connecticut Association of Corporate Counsel is offering a program titled EEOC Targets No Fault Leave & Automatic Policies: Time To Ring the Death Knell? The meeting starts at 8:30 and ends 11:15 a.m. at the offices of United Rentals, 5 Greenwich Office Park in Greenwich, Connecticut. The program will examine recent...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    The Boston Bar Association and the Greater Zurich Area will offer a panel discussion on International Tax Planning for the Future - European Restructuring and Multi-Jurisdiction Fund Management on Tuesday, September 20, at Boston University School of Law, 765 Commonwealth Avenue in Boston. It begins at 9:15 a.m. and ends at 1:00 p.m. The panel...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    On Monday, September 12, the Boston Bar Association presents The Impact of Wal-Mart Stores v. Dukes on Class Action and Civil Rights Cases.It will be held at the Boston Bar, 16 Beacon Street in Boston and begins at 4:00 p.m. and ends at 5:30 p.m. On June 20, 2011, the Supreme Court issued its much-anticipated decision in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    Join the Association of Corporate Counsel and Boston University School of Management for a three-day course on Risk Management for In-House Counsel Wednesday through Friday, September 14 to 16. This event is being held at the Executive Leadership Center of Boston University, 595 Commonwealth Avenue in Boston. The daily class schedule will be announced...
  • Wednesday, September 28, 2011
    .The National Association of Minority & Women-Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF) announced a new recognition program – Platinum Partners of NAMWOLF -- which honors NAMWOLF’s corporate and public entity partners who succeed at spending a minimum of five percent of their outside counsel legal budget on minority- and women-owned (MWBE) law firms....
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    On Thursday and Friday, October 13 and 14, the State Bar of Texas will offer an Advanced Business Law Course in Dallas. It will run from 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday and from 9:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. on Friday at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel. Topics to be covered include nexus and state tax due diligence in M&A transactions and multistate...

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