Announcements

  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    Samuel F. Abernethy, a partner in the commercial practice firm of Menaker & Herrmann, LLP, has been electedchair of the New York State Bar Association's 5,300-member Business Law Section. Mr. Abernethy's practice includes litigation, and corporate and business transactions. Formerly general counsel for the Commodity Exchange, Inc., now known as the...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    Do you feel your negotiation skills can be improved? Are you as effective at the negotiation table or in day-to-day negotiation as you would like to be? The Association of the Bar of the City of New York this month will help attorneys answer these questions in a CLE seminar titled Women in Negotiation: Practical Tips to Strengthen Your Negotiation Skills...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    The Association of the Bar of the City of New York (ABCNY) on Wednesday, July 20 has scheduled a CLE seminar titled Current Ethical Issues; Lawyer Regulation in the 21st Century. The featured speaker will be Stephen Gillers, the Emily Kempin Professor of Law at the New York University School of Law. Some of the topics he plans to address include: In-...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    Some of the most controversial sections of the USA Patriot Act are set to sunset December 31. Congress has begun to debate the reauthorization of these provisions, while Attorney General Alberto Gonzales calls for further expansion of powers. On June 3, the New York City Bar Association wrote a letter to the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    The Association of the Bar of the City of New Yorkís (ABCNY) City Bar Fund has a new name, The City Bar Justice Center, and a new logo. The City Bar Justice Center is the pro bono affiliate of the Association of the Bar. Having established relationships with government, nonprofit and academic legal institutions, with corporations and private law firms of...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    The New York County Lawyers' Association (NYCLA) this month will present a CLE seminar titled Bankruptcy Court Electronic Case Filing System: Hands-On. The program is set for Wednesday, July 20 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the NYCLA Home of Law, 14 Vesey Street, New York City. This newly updated training class is designed to enable attorneys to...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    The New York County Lawyers Association (NYCLA) this month has planned several CLE seminars designed to give attorneys a better idea of how to find a variety of resources on the Internet. The programs include: Thursday, July 14; Accessing Medical Resources on the Internet;from 6 to 7:30 p.m., at the NYCLA Home of Law, 14 Vesey Street, New York City;...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    The Association of the Bar of the City of New York (ABCNY) this month has scheduled a CLE seminar titled Negotiating Software Licenses: Practical Issues You Need to Know. The program will take place on Thursday, July 14 from 9 a.m. to noon at the House of the Association, 42 West 44th Street, New York City. This seminar will cover the basic principles...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    Sen. Hillary Clinton, award-winning novelist Scott Turow, and Steven Levitt, The New York Times Magazine columnist and author of the best-selling book Freakonomics, will be among the high-powered speakers featured at the American Bar Association's 128th Annual Meeting being held August 4 to 9 in Chicago. The headquarters for the meeting will be the Hyatt...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    The New York County Lawyers' Association (NYCLA) this month is planning video replays of a number of its popular previously live CLE seminars, are to be held at the NYCLA Home of Law, 14 Vesey Street, New York City. The video replay schedule includes: Wednesday and Thursday, July 6 and 7; What You Need to Know to Practice Immigration Law Successfully;...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    Cari M. Domingez, chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), last month presented the agency's first-ever Freedom to Compete Awards to six organizations for initiatives that promote fair and open competition in the workplace. Among the recipients was Veta T. Richardson, executive director of the Minority Corporate Counsel...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    WESFACCA, this month is planning a CLE seminar titled Healthy Employees in a Healthy Workplace: An Admirable or Illegal Goal? The program will take place on Wednesday, July 20 from 8:45 to 11 a.m. at the WESFACCA Conference Center, 970 Summer Street, Stamford, CT. This seminar will address: The employment law implications of implementing a workplace...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    Massachusetts CLE this month has scheduled as CLE seminar titled Lawyering for Pro Sports Teams. The program will take place on Thursday, July 14 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the MCLE Conference Center, 10 Winter Place, Boston. This program provides a unique glimpse at how lawyers for the area's professional sports teams do just about everything but put the...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    Massachusetts CLE this month is offering a CLE seminar titled The New Bankruptcy Legislation Explained. The program will take place on Tuesday, July 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the MCLE Conference Center, 10 Winter Place, Boston. The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 is the first major overhaul of the federal bankruptcy...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    The American Jewish Committee last month presented its Judge Learned Hand Award to David W. Heleniak, vice chairman of Morgan Stanley. The presentation took place on June 23 at a dinner at the Pierre Hotel in New York City. From 2001 to 2005, Mr. Heleniak was a senior partner at Shearman & Sterling LLP and a member of its Mergers & Acquisitions...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    The subject of intellectual propertywill be addressed this month by Massachusetts CLE in a seminar titled Sophisticated Intellectual Property Issues. The program will take place on Wednesday, July 20 from 9 a.m. to noon at the MCLE Conference Center, 10 Winter Place, Boston. This program is for intellectual property and licensing lawyers, business...
  • Wednesday, June 1, 2005
    Somewhere, a company struggles in the Post-Enron world.How does it maintain productivity, satisfy shareholder interest, and keep the regulators happy?It's ACC to the rescue with its signature annual meeting event, this year entitled "Legal Underdog to Corporate Superhero - Using Compliance for a Competitive Advantage," to be held: October 17-19 at the...
  • Wednesday, June 1, 2005
    Launching the Women's Networking Committee of the New Jersey Corporate Counsel Association (NJCCA) on April 7, more than 60 in-house lawyers and guests shared insights on legal issues and career development. Honeywell Corporation generously provided meeting facilities and refreshments at its state-of-the-art conference center in Morristown, NJ. The...
  • Wednesday, June 1, 2005
    The Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel America (NY ACCA) and the firm of Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP this month are planning a CLE seminar titled Hot Topics in Securitized Financing. The program will take place on Tuesday, June 21 from noon to 2 p.m. at the Schulte Roth offices, 919 Third Avenue, New York City. The...
  • Wednesday, June 1, 2005
    The Association of the Bar of the City of New York (ABCNY) this month is planning its Second Annual Diversity Conference under the title Making Heads Count: Accountability for Legal Employers. The conference will take place on Monday, June 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the House of the Association, 42 West 44th Street, New York City. This year's...
  • Wednesday, June 1, 2005
    The International Insolvency Institute and the Fordham University School of Law this month have scheduled their Fifth Annual International Insolvency Conference. The event will take place on Monday and Tuesday, June 6 and 7 at the Fordham University School of Law, 140 West 62nd Street, New York City. Sessions run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the first day...
  • Wednesday, June 1, 2005
    Pro Bono Work by In-House Counsel: Models and Ethical Considerations is the title of a CLE seminar being hosted this month by the Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel. The program, co-sponsored by the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and the New York State Bar Association's President's Committee on Access to...
  • Wednesday, June 1, 2005
    The New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE) this month is offering a CLE seminar titled The Future of Class Actions in New Jersey - Alive & Well?! The program will take place on Friday, June 17 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Clarion Hotel, Edison, NJ. A panel of judges and attorneys will share their experiences, discuss recent...
  • Wednesday, June 1, 2005
    The Massachusetts Bar Association (MBA) this month has scheduled its Annual Health Law Conference - Law & Medicine on the Cutting Edge. The program will take place on Thursday, June 16 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Colonade Hotel, 120 Huntington Avenue, Boston. This conference brings nationally recognized speakers and panelists to discuss one of...
  • Wednesday, June 1, 2005
    The New York County Lawyers' Association (NYCLA) this month is planning a two-day video replay of a CLE seminar titled Recent Developments in Securities Enforcement: 2005 Update. The program will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 28 and 29 from 6 to 9 p.m. each day at the NYCLA Home of Law, 14 Vesey Street, New York City. The program chair is...

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