Announcements

  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    New York State Bar Association President Vincent E. Doyle III expressed concern that the Judicial Compensation Commission approved a relatively modest salary adjustment for New York's judges whose wages have been frozen since January 1999. Judges are leaving the bench voluntarily in record numbers, according to a recent New York Times article. In 1999...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    Join the American Conference Institute for a two-day in-depth examination of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The conference will be held Tuesday and Wednesday, November 8 and 9, at the Gaylord National Resort, 201 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, Maryland and will run from 8:30 a.m. until 5:45 p.m. both days. There are also pre- and post-conference...
  • 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...
  • Tuesday, October 18, 2011
      The City Bar Justice Center, the pro bono affiliate of the New York City Bar, has announced the winners of the third annual Jeremy G. Epstein Awards for Pro Bono Service. Honoring volunteer lawyers for outstanding work on Justice Center projects, the awards were presented at a Celebration of Service reception in October as part of National Pro...
  • 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
    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 Thursday and Friday, October 20 and 21, the State Bar of Texas will offer its annual Entertainment Law Institute. It will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday and from 8:15 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Friday at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, 208 Barton Springs Road in Austin. Among the topics under discussion are ethics - professional liability insurance...
  • 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
    The New York County Lawyers' Association Task Force on Judicial Budget Cuts, focusing on the effects of budget cuts on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, released a preliminary report that concludes security may be at risk at the Daniel P. Moynihan Courthouse at 500 Pearl Street, and overall courthouse operations will be...
  • 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, September 1, 2011
    Hot Topics in Copyright Law is the title of an upcoming luncheon seminar sponsored by the Bar Association of San Francisco on Wednesday, September 28. It will run from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the BASF Conference Center, 301 Battery Street in San Francisco. The two cases being discussed, Golan v. Holder and Vernor v. Autodesk, have far-reaching...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    On Wednesday, September 7, the Practising Law Institute hosts the ninth annual Directors Institute on Corporate Governance. The seminar will be groupcast to the University of Chicago Gleacher Center, 450 N. Cityfront Plaza Drive in Chicago. It begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m. At this renowned institute, leading corporate governance experts -...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    On Wednesday to Friday, September 14 to 16, Marcus Evans Conferences will explore the FCPA and Anti-Corruption Compliance. The pre-conference workshops on Wednesday begin at 1:30 p.m., and the program ends on Friday morning at the Hilton San Francisco, located in the Financial District, 750 Kearny Street. Attendees will learn how to leverage...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    The American Conference Institute has planned a forum this fall titled Wage Hour Claims and Class Actions on Tuesday and Wednesday, September 20 and 21. It will be held at the Sheraton Fisherman's Whart in San Francisco. Highlights of the forum include a view from the plaintiffs' bar: adjusting litigation strategies in light of new and innovative wage...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    NAMWOLF will celebrate its 10th anniversary this year at the 2011 Annual Meeting and Law Firm Expo at the Bellagio in Las Vegas. It will run from Sunday to Wednesday, September 18 to 21. On Monday morning, the welcome address features Vernice "Flygirl" Armour, America's first African-American combat pilot. She will be followed byJulie Gibbens of...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    On Thursday, September 15, the Chicago Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel will host the annual In-House Celebration Dinner. The dinner will be located at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers, 301 East North Water Street in Chicago. The dinner and awards presentation begins at 5:15 and ends at 8:30 p.m. The chapter's celebration dinner...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    Darrell G. Mottley was sworn in as the 40th president of the DC Bar at the Celebration of Leadership: The DC Bar Awards Dinner and Annual Meeting. The evening also recognized individuals and programs for their outstanding work over the past year. "Leadershipis not about standing above anyone at all, but rather standing by their side: the side of a...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    Stating it strives to promote and foster an inclusive and diverse bar association, the New Jersey State Bar Association's governing body adopted a diversity statement. Representatives of several of the association's sections representing women and minorities in the profession; government lawyers; and gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender attorneys...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    West LegalEdcenter is offering Managing Litigation 2011: Litigation Readiness and Project Management for the In-House Counsel on Thursday, September 15, at the Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown Lakefront, 511 N. Columbus Drive in Chicago. This live course starts at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 5:30 p.m. As internal pressures mount on legal departments to...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    On Wednesday, September 21, ACC SoCal will offer an access CLE event in two locations - Irvine and Torrance -to explore Practical Considerations and Best Practices for Arbitration Clauses in Light of the Supreme Court's Recent Decisions. The breakfast program in Irvine will begin at 8:00 a.m. at Paragon Biomedical, Inc., 9685 Research Drive. The lunch...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    On Wednesday, September 7, the Washington Metro Area Association of Corporate Counsel will present a forum on Technology and Intellectual Property issues. It will be held at the offices of Morrison & Foerster LLP, 1650 Tysons Boulevard in McLean Virginia and begins at noon and ends at 2:00 pm. Under-Secretary Kappos will highlight the importance of...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    The Opening Assembly of the American Bar Association Annual Meeting was a celebration of unity between Canada and the United States, as U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer stirred the crowd at Toronto's Royal Conservatory of Music with calls for civility, better education and respect for the Rule of Law. "Children of a common mother, when we...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    On Thursday, October 6, Jones Day will present Supreme Court Issues: A Review of Key Cases as the Court Kicks Off the New Term. The event will be held at the offices of Jones Day, 500 Grant Street in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It begins at 8:00 and ends at 10:00 a.m. The presenters, Gregory A. Castanis, Brian J. Murray and Leon F. "Lee" DeJulius Jr.,...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    On Thursday, September 15, the ACC Southern California chapter will offer a special program - The Smart Use of Social Media to Reduce Legal Risks. It will run from 3:30 to 6:00 p.m. at Sony Studios, 10202 Washington Blvd. in Culver City. Kathyleen O'Brien, a partner with Reed Smith, and Beth Baier, general counsel and vice president of business...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    On Monday, September 16, the DC Bar Association presents Avoiding and Litigating Wage and Overtime Claims Under the FLSA 2011. The program is at the DC Bar Conference Center located at 1101 K Street, NW in Washington, DC. It begins at 1:00 p.m. and ends at 4:15 p.m. Attendees will learn how to advise employers on wage and overtime requirements,...

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