Announcements

  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Thursday, September 15, the Bar Association of San Francisco will offer Top Risk Management Trends and Red Flags. It will run from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the BASF Conference Center, 301 Battery Street in San Francisco. Speakers Martin S. Checov, O'Melveny & Myers LLP; Michele K. Trausch, Hanson Bridgett LLP; and Daniel W. Hager, Roeca Haas...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Thursday to Sunday, September 15-18, the State Bar of California will hold its 84th Annual Meeting in Long Beach. It will be held at the Long Beach Convention Center on Ocean Blvd. in Long Beach. Among the offerings are 158 educational programs with up to 19 hours of MCLE credit and 3 education tracks, including credit in all the subfields and...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    International Law Office (ILO) and the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) hosted the fifth annual Global Counsel Awards in New York this June. The gala event celebrated the achievements of in-house counsel who were recognized by their peers as excelling in their chosen fields. This year's event was attended by 470 senior lawyers from across the world,...
  • Monday, August 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 run from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday and from 8:00 a.m. to 3:40 p.m. on Wednesday. Workshop A, a Wage and Hour Caselaw Primer, will be held on Monday from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Workshop B,...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The Texas Access to Justice Foundation, in conjunction with the Texas Access to Justice Commission and State Bar of Texas, honored U.S. Senator John Cornyn with the prestigious Harold F. Kleinman Award on Friday, June 24, during the State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting in San Antonio. Texas Supreme Court Justice Nathan L. Hecht, the Court's liaison for...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The Bar Association of San Francisco will discuss Chapter 13: Hot Topics in a seminar that runs from 9:00 a.m. to noon on Friday, August 26. It will be held at the BASF Conference Center, 301 Battery Street in San Francisco. The speakers - judges and trustees - will cover the following topics: lien stripping issues and limitations, revised Chapter 13...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Thursday and Friday, August 18 and 19, the State Bar of Texas will offer Governance of Nonprofit Organizations. This two-day program will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Thursday and from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Friday at the Four Seasons Hotel, 98 San Jacinto Blvd. in Austin. Topics on Thursday include legal and tax rules for investing;...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    Thomas S. Williamson, Jr., a partner at Covington & Burling LLP, has been elected president-elect of the DC Bar for the 2011-2012 term. Mr. Williamson assumed office in June. He will serve in that post for one year before becoming president and will continue in office a third year as immediate past president. On Mr. Williamson's installation,...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Thursday and Friday, August 25 and 26, the University of Texas School of Law has scheduled the 2011 Advanced Texas Administrative Law Seminar at the AT&T Conference Center Hotel in Austin. It will run from 9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. on Thursday and from 9:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. on Friday. The seminar begins with a case law update by Hon. J....
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Thursday, August 18, The American Law Institute-American Bar Association is offering a review of social media for attorneys titled LinkedIn for Lawyers: A Practical Guide to the No. 1 Social Media Tool. It is a live telephone seminar with live audio webcast to any computer, starting at 1:00 p.m. and ending at 2:30 p.m. EST. Many lawyers now...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    In a report to the New York State Judicial Compensation Commission, the New York City Bar Association urges that salaries for justices of the Supreme Court of New York State be increased to no less than $195,000, and that other New York State court judges receive a proportionate increase as well. The current salary for New York State Supreme Court justices...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Wednesday, August 10, The Pennsylvania Bar Institute is offering a program Gain the Edge! Negotiation Strategies for Lawyers at the PBI CLE Conference Center at the Wanamaker Building in central Philadelphia. The program will begin at 9:00 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m. Attorneys negotiate on a regular basis; in fact negotiation ability may be the most...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    Join the New York County Lawyers Association on Tuesday, August 30, for a breakfast program titled Ethical Approaches to Preparing or Coaching the Witness. It begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 11:00 a.m. at NYCLA, 14 Vesey Street in New York City. The issue of how zealous an attorney can be when preparing a witness for trial continues to be important,...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The New York City Bar has scheduled a video replay of a popular program titled Securities Arbitration and Mediation Hot Topics 2011: "The" Program for Attorneys, In-House Counsel, Experts, Arbitrators and Mediators. The event is being held on Tuesday, August 23, at the New York City Bar Center, 42 West 44th Street in New York City. It runs from 9:00 a....
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The ACC Houston chapter and will hold a chapter meeting on Tuesday, August 16, and offer Plan Now or Pay Later: Preparing for the UK Bribery Act and Changing FCPA Landscape. It will run from 11:15 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Maggianos Little Italy in Houston. Haynes and Boone lawyers Laurence Finder and Ryan McConnell will speak about anti-bribery,...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The Westchester/Southern Connecticut Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel will review Online Brand Enforcement and the New Domain TLDs on Tuesday, September 13, at the offices of Kelley Drye & Warren LLP located at 400 Atlantic Street in Stamford, Connecticut. The event begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at noon. An online presence is...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    More than 450 leaders from the legal, financial and nonprofit sectors gathered at Gotham Hall in Manhattan for Lawyers Alliance's 2011 Business Law & Leadership Gala, celebrating the partnership between lawyers and nonprofits and their power to transform New York City communities. This year's distinguished honorees were Louise M. Parent,...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The DC Bar has named Monika Kalra Varma as executive director of its Pro Bono Program. Ms. Varma will assume the position September 30 subsequent to the retirement of the program's current executive director, Maureen Thornton Syracuse. The Pro Bono Program mobilizes the private bar to assist in making legal advice and representation fully available...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The University of Texas School of Law has planned a two-day 2011 Mortgage Lending Institute on Thursday and Friday, September 15 and 16. It will run from 9:00 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. on Thursday and from 9:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. on Friday at the Four Seasons Hotel in Austin. The program will be repeated in October in Dallas and in Houston in November. On...
  • Tuesday, August 2, 2011
    Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor and former American Bar Association President William H. Neukom have been named recipients of the ABA Justice Center’s 2011 John Marshall Award in recognition of their exemplary lifelong commitment to improving the administration of justice. As the U.S. Supreme Court’s first woman...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Friday, September 9, the Westchester/Southern Connecticut Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel will present Negotiation Ethics for In-House Counsel - Walking the Line Between "Puffing" and Lying. The program is being held at the Indian Harbor Yacht Club, 710 Steamboat Road in Greenwich, Connecticut. It begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at noon...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    Jones Day will host a morning seminar titled The Wikileaks Phenomenon: Protecting the Confidential Information of Your Company and Its Clients on Thursday, August 11, at Jones Day, 500 Grant Street in Pittsburgh. It begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 10:00 a.m. Jones Day's attorneys will discuss some case histories in which the confidential documents...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    New York County Lawyers Association president Stewart D. Aaron sent a letter to the 2011 Commission on Judicial Compensation, recommending an immediate increase in judicial compensation for New York State Supreme Court judges together with cost-of-living increases. In the letter, the bar association president urged the Commission to increase the judges'...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Tuesday, September 13, the New York City Bar Association will offer a program titled A Mediation Career: Getting Started. The class will be held at the New York City Bar Center, 42 West 44th Street in New York City. The session begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at noon. This is a practical beginner class for attorneys who have considered the mediation...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    Professor Charles J. Ogletree has been named keynote speaker for the Boston Bar Association's 2011 annual meeting. Mr. Ogletree is the Harvard Law School Jesse Climenko Professor of Law, the founding and executive director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice and a celebrated author. The Boston Bar Association's annual meeting...

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