Announcements

  • 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
    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 Wednesday, September 21, ACC SoCal will offer an access CLE event in two locations - Irvine and Torrance -to explore Practical Considerations and Best Practices for Arbitration Clauses in Light of the Supreme Court's Recent Decisions. The breakfast program in Irvine will begin at 8:00 a.m. at Paragon Biomedical, Inc., 9685 Research Drive. The lunch...
  • 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
    The Cleantech Committee of the ACC San Francisco Bay Area has scheduled a lunchtime meeting, Innovative Smart Grid Technologies and the Legal Issues They Face, on Thursday, September 9. The meeting is being sponsored by Morrison Foerster and will be held at their Offices, 755 Page Mill Road in Palo Alto. Lunch begins at 11:30 and the meeting runs from...
  • 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 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
    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 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
    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
    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 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
    Hot Topics in Copyright Law is the title of an upcoming luncheon seminar sponsored by the Bar Association of San Francisco on Wednesday, September 28. It will run from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the BASF Conference Center, 301 Battery Street in San Francisco. The two cases being discussed, Golan v. Holder and Vernor v. Autodesk, have far-reaching...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    On Wednesday to Friday, September 14 to 16, Marcus Evans Conferences will explore the FCPA and Anti-Corruption Compliance. The pre-conference workshops on Wednesday begin at 1:30 p.m., and the program ends on Friday morning at the Hilton San Francisco, located in the Financial District, 750 Kearny Street. Attendees will learn how to leverage...
  • 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...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    NAMWOLF will celebrate its 10th anniversary this year at the 2011 Annual Meeting and Law Firm Expo at the Bellagio in Las Vegas. It will run from Sunday to Wednesday, September 18 to 21. On Monday morning, the welcome address features Vernice "Flygirl" Armour, America's first African-American combat pilot. She will be followed byJulie Gibbens of...
  • 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...
  • 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
    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
    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 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 Thursday and Friday, October 13 and 14, the State Bar of Texas will offer an Advanced Business Law Course in Dallas. It will run from 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday and from 9:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. on Friday at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel. Topics to be covered include nexus and state tax due diligence in M&A transactions and multistate...
  • 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 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
    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....

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