Announcements

  • 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
    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, 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
    The legal basics of renewable energy projects, which are being planned and built in many regions in California even though much of the traditional real estate market has stalled, will be covered in a luncheon seminar sponsored by the Los Angeles County Bar Association. The program will run from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Bar Association, 1055 West 7th...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    The International Centre for Dispute Resolution is offering a three-day seminar, The Annual International Arbitration Conference, on Wednesday to Friday, September 14-16. This years' conference will be at the Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Avenue in Coral Gables, Florida. Day one begins at 10:00 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m., day two begins at 8:45 a.m. and...
  • 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
    Save the date - Thursday, September 22 - for the Washington Metro Area ACC Corporate Counsel Awards Reception. It will be held at the Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner, 1700 Tysons Boulevard in McLean Virginia. The reception starts at 6:00 p.m. and ends at 10:00 p.m. WMACCA will offer its premier networking event for in-house counsel in the DC area to present...
  • 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 Friday, September 9, the Colorado Bar Association has scheduled Advertising Law in 2011. It will run from 9:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at the CLECI Large Classroom, 1900 Grant Street in Denver. Legal professionals from the Federal Trade Commission and the Colorado Attorney General's Office, national business experts, and nationally known private...
  • 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 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...
  • 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, September 12, the District of Columbia Bar presents a program examining ERISA Litigation: the Impact of Amara and Other Recent Cases. It will be located at the DC Bar Conference Center at 1101 K. Street, NW in DC, and it begins at 6:00 and ends at 9:15 p.m. The U.S. Supreme Court recently issued its opinion in CIGNA Corp v. Amara, which...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    The University Of Texas School Of Law has scheduled Essential Employment Law - A Practical Course in The Basics, on three dates in three locations. On Thursday, September 15, it will be presented at The Four Seasons Hotel in Austin, on Thursday, September 22, it has been scheduled at the Hyatt Regency Houston, and on Wednesday, October 12, it will move...
  • 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
    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
    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
    The New York County Lawyers Association will offer a program, Alternative Litigation Financing: A New Way to Help Pay for Lawsuits and Stay Out of Trouble While Doing It, on Wednesday, September 14, at the NCYLA Home of Law at 14 Vesey Street in New York City. It begins at 6:00 and ends at 9:00 p.m. With the costs of litigation skyrocketing, more and...
  • 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
    NYCLA President Stewart D. Aaron testified before the 2011 Commission on Judicial Compensation recommending "... an immediate increase in judicial salaries to a level of at least $190,000." Mr. Aaron joined with other bar association leaders and legal professionals in calling for a raise in judicial compensation together with cost-of-living increases for...
  • 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
    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,...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    The New York County Lawyers Association has planned a seminar titled Friends Don't Let Friends Steal Your Intellectual Property - Brand Protection in Social Media. The event will be held on Tuesday, September 13, at NYCLA, 14 Vesey Street in lower Manhattan. It begins at 5:30 p.m. and ends at 9:30 p.m. A panel of experts will discuss using social...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    The National Bar Association (NBA) the nation's oldest and largest global organization for African-American attorneys, judges, educators and law students, presented the NBA Pinnacle Award during its 86th annual convention in Baltimore. This is the first year for the award, which recognizes the highest level of achievements made by leading in-house counsel...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    On Wednesday, September 14, the New York City Bar Association presents Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits in Mergers and Acquisitions: Being Duly Diligent with Due Diligence. It will be held at the NYC Bar Association at 42 West 44th Street in midtown Manhattan and begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 12:30 p.m. Corporate transactions are...

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