Announcements

  • 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...
  • 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
    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
    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...
  • 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
    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 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 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 Wednesday, October 19, The New York City Bar Association has scheduled the Supreme Court Roundup: The Blockbuster Employment Law Decisions From 2011 & What Employment Lawyers Should Expect in the Coming Term. The program starts at 6:00 and ends at 9:00 p.m. at the offices of the NYC Bar Association, 42 West 44th Street in Manhattan. The...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    The New Jersey State Bar Association is hosting the second annual Women in the Profession Section conference on Tuesday, September 27, at the New Jersey Law Center located at One Constitution Square in New Brunswick, New Jersey. This year's conference, Women Rising Up the Ladder, will focus on women leaders in government. Among the speakers...
  • 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
    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
    The State Bar of Texas will offer the Business Torts Institute 2011 this fall, on October 13 and 14 in Houston. It will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday and from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Friday at the Westin Houston Memorial City, 945 Gessner Road. Hot Topics that will be discussed include ten emerging issues in business torts every...
  • 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 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
    Join the Association of Corporate Counsel and Boston University School of Management for a three-day course on Risk Management for In-House Counsel Wednesday through Friday, September 14 to 16. This event is being held at the Executive Leadership Center of Boston University, 595 Commonwealth Avenue in Boston. The daily class schedule will be announced...
  • 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...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    The Washington Metro Area Association of Corporate Counsel will present a Litigation and Employment Labor Forum: When You Can Never Say Goodbye to Former Employees. It begins at noon and ends at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 14, at the offices of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, 1333 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W., in Washington, DC. The...
  • 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...
  • 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
    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
    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
    Save the dates Tuesday, October 11 through Saturday, October 15, for the American Bar Association's International Section Fall Meeting in Dublin, Ireland. The event is being held at the new Dublin Convention Centre at Spencer Dock in Dublin, Ireland. Hotel accommodations for attendees are located at the Shelbourne Dublin at 27 St. Stephens Green in Dublin...
  • 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...
  • 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...

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