Announcements

  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    Chief justices from the six New England states and the chief of New York's state courts testified in May on the critical need for access to justice for individuals, families and businesses at the American Bar Association Task Force on Preservation of the Justice System's public hearing at the University of New Hampshire School of Law. Hon. Robert A....
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    Denise Scofield, a partner at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, is the new president of the Houston Bar Association, which is the fifth largest metropolitan bar association in the nation. She succeeded T. Mark Kelly of Vinson & Elkins LLP at the Houston Bar Association's Annual Dinner Meeting at River Oaks Country Club in June. Other new HBA...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    Delaware Valley Association of Corporate Counsel joined with Philadelphia VIP and DELVACCA sponsor Duane Morris to host a free small business counseling clinic for clients of the Women's Business Development Center in Center City.The center's mission is to empower micro-entrepreneurs (primarily but not exclusively women) to start new businesses and grow...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    At the New York County Lawyers Association Annual Meeting this May, the NYCLA inducted Stewart D. Aaron, a partner at Arnold & Porter LLP, as president; Barbara Moses, a principal at Morvillo, Abramowitz, Grand, Iason, Anello & Bohrer, P.C. and president of the NYCLA Foundation, as president-elect; Lewis F. Tesser, a partner at Tesser, Ryan &...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    On Thursday and Friday, August 18 and 19, the State Bar of Texas will offer its annual Advanced Tax Law course at the Crowne Plaza River Oaks Hotel in Houston. It will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. on Thursday and from 8:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. on Friday. The bar is also offering Tax Law 101 on Wednesday afternoon from 1:00 to 5:15 p.m. On Thursday...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    The University of Texas School of Law and the Administrative and Public Law Section of the State Bar of Texas have planned a two-day meeting on Thursday and Friday, August 25 and 26, at the AT&T Conference Center Hotel at UT. The 2011 Advanced Texas Administrative Law Seminar will begin on Thursday at 9:00 a.m. and run to 4:45 p.m. On Friday it...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    Several upcoming public service programs will give lawyers in the Houston area the opportunity to offer free legal advice: they will answer simple legal questions, give brief legal advice, or refer the caller to the appropriate social service agency for further assistance. LegalLine, sponsored by the Houston Bar Association, and Consejos Legales,...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    As part of the Meet Your Counterpart series, the ACC San Diego chapter will present Ten Things Every General Counsel Should Know About the "Cumis" Doctrine. It will be held on Tuesday, July 12, at the Doubletree Del Mar, 11915 El Camino Real in San Diego, beginning at 4:30 and ending at 7:00 p.m. As a rule, an insurance company who owes its...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    In a program scheduled on Monday, July 18, the Los Angeles County Bar Association will discuss the changing class action landscape and what every lawyer needs to know about Dukes v. Wal-Mart and AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion. The program will run from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m., with the meal/reception staring at 6:30 p.m., at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    On Thursday and Friday, August 11 and 12, the State Bar of Texas will offer its annual AdvancedWorkers' Compensation Law Course. This annual program will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. on Thursday and from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Friday at the Radisson Town Lake in Austin. Highlights of the course include a luncheon commissioner's update with...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    The National Association of Corporate Directors has scheduled a master class on Thursday and Friday, August 25 and 26 in Palo Alto. The highly interactive program offers several opportunities for knowledge sharing among a select group of boardroom leaders supported by experts in the fields of audit, compensation and nominating/governance. Attendance is...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    In just three and one-half years, funding for the Massachusetts State Trial Court has plummeted by 14 percent, resulting in the loss of over 1,000 highly experienced employees - according to Justice on the Road to Ruin, a report issued today by the Boston Bar Association in advance of the Massachusetts Senate releasing its proposed budget. Absent level...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    On Tuesday, July 19, the ACC San Francisco Bay Chapter will host a roundtable discussion sponsored by Jackson Lewis LLP titled Class Action Waivers in Employment Agreements: The Aftermath of AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion. It will run from 9:00to 10:30 a.m. at the offices of Jackson Lewis, 199 Fremont Street in San Francisco. Michael J....
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    Most of the nation's law firms continue to make diversity programming a priority, but economic constraints have led to fewer full-time diversity professionals on staff, according to a new survey from the Minority Corporate Counsel Association, Inc. (MCCA) and the Association of Law Firm Diversity Professionals (ALFDP). Conducted this spring, the 2011...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    The State Bar of Texas will offer its annual Suing and Defending Governmental Entities Course live in Austin on Thursday and Friday, July 21 to 22, at the Hyatt Regency in Austin. A video replay of the course is scheduled for Thursday and Friday, August 25 and 26, at the Cityplace Conference Center in Dallas. The course will run from 8:45 to 5:15 on...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    On Wednesday, July 13, PBI will address the future of e-discovery in a seminar titled Looking Down the Road: the Future of Electronic Data Discovery. The event will be held at PBI's CLE Conference Center at the Wanamaker Building in Central Philadelphia. It begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 1:15 p.m. Participants know that e-discovery is not a...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    Join the New York City Bar Association on Wednesday, July 20, for its annual review of the Supreme Court term. The event will be held at the New York City Bar Center, 42 West 44th Street in New York. It begins at 6:00 p.m. and ends at 9:00 p.m. During the October 2010 term, the Supreme Court ruled on some of the most contested issues concerning...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    In a morning event on Tuesday, July 19, Haynes and Boone, LLP will host a complimentary seminar in which the firm's OSHA lawyers, Trace Ryan Blair and Matthew Thomas Deffebach, will cover current enforcement trends and upcoming initiatives. It will run from 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. at the firm's Austin office, 600 Congress Avenue, Suite 1300. The...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    DELVACCA's Career Development/ In-Transition Committee and SMR Legal Search recently presented a career development seminar to DELVACCA attorneys. In May, Philadelphia legal recruiters Susan Rubinovitz, esq. and Stephanie Ristvey of SMR Legal Search sponsored a career seminar to over 30 DELVACCA members at The Pyramid Club entitled Navigating Your In-...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    The role of in-house counsel has never been more important or more visible. The DELVACCA chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel would like to underscore how in-house counsel play a significant role in any successful business enterprise and recognize the accomplishments of the leading in-house lawyers and law departments in the Delaware Valley...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    The Pennsylvania Bar Institute will provide a course reviewing the latest developments in class action lawsuits on Thursday, July 21 at the PBI Conference Center at the Wanamaker Building in Central Philadelphia. It begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m. Class action lawsuits remain one of the focal points of high-stakes litigation in many...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    The West LegalEdcenter will provide a live webinar on Wednesday, August 10, to discuss executive compensation requirements under Dodd-Frank. It will begin at noon EDT and run for one hour. The Dodd-Frank Act imposes a number of significant changes on public reporting companies in the areas of executive compensation and corporate governance. Such...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    The Honorable Randy J. Holland, justice of the Delaware Supreme Court, has been selected as the recipient of the Seventh Annual Dwight D. Opperman Award for Judicial Excellence. Justice Holland was chosen by a three-member panel: Chief Justice Randall T. Shepard, Indiana Supreme Court and last year's AJS Opperman Award recipient; Judge Cara Lee Neville,...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    Highlighting the fact that financial services are the top contributor to the Massachusetts Gross State Product and a key pillar of the state's economy, the Boston Bar Association (BBA) announced the creation of its new Financial Services Section. Co-chaired by Kevin Handly, partner at Pierce Atwood, and Cornelius Hurley, director of the Banking Law Program...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    The West LegalEdcenter will provide a live webinar on Wednesday, August 10, to discuss executive compensation requirements under Dodd-Frank. It will begin at noon EDT and run for one hour. The Dodd-Frank Act imposes a number of significant changes on public reporting companies in the areas of executive compensation and corporate governance. Such...

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