Announcements

  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    On Thursday, June 23, the 4th edition of the International Legal Alliance Summit and Awards will gather more than 600 senior representatives of leading law firms, general counsels, IP directors, and HR and tax directors from more than 40 countries. The meeting and the awards ceremony will be held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Paris. The daytime...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    Marc Firestone, executive vice president, Corporate & Legal Affairs, and general counsel at Kraft Foods Inc., was honored with the 2011 Vanguard Award. The Vanguard Awards are presented every year by The Asian American Bar Association, The Chicago Bar Association, The Cook County Bar Association, The Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois, The...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    The Texas Tech School of Law won the final round of the 61st Annual National Moot Court Competition, held Friday, February 4, at the New York City Bar Association. The winning team included Alexis Butler, Daniel Durell and Jason Jordon. The University Of Tennessee College Of Law was the runner-up team; best oralist went to Alexis Butler of Texas Tech...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    The annual ABA TECHSHOW®2011 has been planned, with the conference running from April 11-13 and the EXPO running from April 11 to 12. It will be held at the Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan. More than 50 sessions will be available as well as legal technology CLE, more than 100 exhibitors, and at least 1,500 fellow lawyers. This year's keynote address...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    The American Bar Association presents its Third Annual National Institute on Internal Corporate Investigations and Forum for In-House Counsel. The event will take place Wednesday through Friday, May 4-6 at the Millennium Broadway Hotel, 145 West 44 Street in New York City. Day one begins at 11:00 a.m. and ends at 5:15 p.m. Day two starts at 8:45 a.m....
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    The Houston Bar Foundation (HBF) has announced its annual awards for pro bono service, volunteerism and legal writing. The HBF is the charitable arm of the Houston Bar Association (HBA) that enables the organization to fund crucial programs that provide legal services and support the administration of justice for all Harris County citizens. Awards are...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    This spring, the American Conference Institute will hold an ERISA Litigation conference on Thursday and Friday, April 14 and 15.The faculty will explain expert defense strategies for leading outside counsel and in-house counsel on litigating today's key issues involving fiduciaries, plan fees and benefit claims. The conference will run from 8:00 a.m....
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    Florida foreclosure filings have dropped off dramatically since December, triggering a cash-flow budget crisis for the courts that will bring the State Courts Revenue Trust Fund Balance to zero by the end of March. The state courts are bracing for a more than $70 million shortfall, said state courts administrator Lisa Goodner. If the legislature does...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    "The New York County Lawyers Association strongly opposes the House Appropriation Committee's proposed $75 million in cuts to the Legal Services Corporation. At a time when 57 million Americans are eligible for the civil legal services provided by the LSC, a decrease in funding of this magnitude will prevent the growing number of low-income individuals and...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    On Friday, April 29, The New York State Bar presents Introductory Lessons on Ethics and Civility. The program is located at the Crowne Plaza Times Square, 1605 Broadway in New York City. It begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 12:45 p.m. The seminar features a combination of lectures and a colloquium on ethics and civility. Ethical issues faced by...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    On Thursday and Friday, April 14 and 15, the State Bar of Texas has scheduled a Health Law Conference to be held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Houston. It will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Thursday and from 8:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Friday. Attendees may attend an optional session on Wednesday evening, from 7:00 to 9:15, to cover basic health...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    In a brown bag luncheon on Wednesday, April 20, the Bar Association of San Francisco will examine Unreported Foreign Accounts and Trusts - the IRS's program for unreported accounts and trusts, Amnesty 2011. It will run from noon to 1:45 p.m. at the BASF Conference Center, 301 Battery Street in San Francisco. Keith E. Pershall, LL.M., is an attorney...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    On Thursday, April 28, the Bar Association of San Francisco has planned a brown bag luncheon, Renewable Energy: Are we there yet? It will run from noon to 1:45 p.m. at the BASF Conference Center, 301 Battery Street in San Francisco. Speakers Mike Levy, chief counsel of the California Energy Commission; Diane Fellman, director of Regulatory &...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    The American Bar Association presents its Third Annual National Institute on Internal Corporate Investigations and Forum for In-House Counsel. The event will take place Wednesday through Friday, May 4-6 at the Millennium Broadway Hotel, 145 West 44 Street in New York City. Day one begins at 11:00 a.m. and ends at 5:15 p.m. Day two starts at 8:45 a.m....
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    Connecticut Bar President Ralph Monaco attended Justice Sandra Day O'Connor's iCivics State Chair Conference in California to discuss how the CBA can help promote iCivics as a resource for students and teachers across the country. President Monaco was honored with a special invite from Justice O'Connor, who founded iCivics and currently works to promote...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    The Bar Association of San Francisco will help lawyers give advice about how to dissolve a company in a luncheon seminar titled Proper Burial: How to Advise Your Corporate Clients. It will run from noon to 1:15 p.m. at the BASF Conference Center, 301 Battery Street in San Francisco. Timothy Young of Fortis General Counsel, LLP and Brian Y. Lee who is...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    DRI recently held a successful seminar, Sharing Success - A Seminar for Women Lawyers in Miami, Florida. The seminar hosted nearly 250 attendees from across the country, and each earned more than 12 hours of CLE credit. It presented many valuable learning opportunities and lively discussions on the topics of challenges for in-house counsel, trial tactics...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    The American Law Institute will hold its annual meeting Monday through Wednesday, May 16 to 18, at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco. It will begin at 10:00 a.m. Monday morning and adjourn at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, with premeeting events planned for Wednesday from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. The meeting will open with remarks by Lord Phillips of...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    On Thursday and Friday, May 26 and 27, the University Of Texas School Of Law will hold its Annual Technology Law Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in Austin. It will run from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Thursday and from 8:00 a.m. until 3:10 p.m. on Friday. On Thursday, topics that will be covered include trends in outsourcing legal services, a...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    The Los Angeles County Bar Association will offer a full-day seminar, the 25th Annual Environmental Law Super Symposium: The Greening of California - Achieving Green Goals in a Time of Limited Financial Resources, on Thursday, April 28. It will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at the Omni Los Angeles Hotel, 251 South Olive Street in Los Angeles. As...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    The Corporate Law Departments Section of the Los Angeles County Bar has planned an annual meeting and reception for in-house counsel in the Los Angeles community on Tuesday, April 12. Attendees will meet at the Broad Stage at the Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center in Santa Monica for a reception and an engaging dialogue between academy award-...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    On March 2, the South/Central Texas Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel presented a check in the amount of $25,000 to the Community Justice Program (CJP). The funds are the net proceeds from ACC's 13th Annual Ethics Conference, Ethics Follies® "Remote Control," which was held in September, 2010. The San Antonio Bar Association (SABA) and San...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    The San Francisco ACC chapter is sponsoring a night at the ballpark and sports law CLE event on Wednesday, April 13, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. It will be held at the AT&T Park, 24 Willie Mays Plaza in San Francisco. The San Francisco Giants will take on the LA Dodgers at this fun-filled event in one of AT&T ballpark's new and luxurious suites, The...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    The Colorado Bar Association has planned a morning seminar, Better Appellate Writing, Briefing, and Oral Argument, on Friday, May 6. It will run from 9:00 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at the CLECI Large Classroom, 1900 Grant Street in Denver. Attendees will learn from Judge John Webb, who was appointed to the Colorado Court of Appeals in 2002, and came to the...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    The State Bar of Texas will host the Texas Minority Attorney Program this spring in San Antonio and in Houston. The San Antonio program will be held Friday, April 1, and the Houston program will be held Friday, May 6. The Houston program will run from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the South Texas College of Law, Garrett-Townes Auditorium, 1303 San...

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