Announcements

  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The Pennsylvania Bar Institute will offer a course titled Social Media in the Workplace: Facebook, Twitter, foursquare & Other Web 2.0 Sites on Tuesday, August 9, at PBI's CLE Conference Center at the Wanamaker Building in Central Philadelphia. The program begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 12:45 p.m. Social networking is permeating the workplace like...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Wednesday, September 21, PLI will hold a daylong seminar, Technology and Entertainment Convergence 2011: Hot Business and Legal Issues in "Technotainment." It will run from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the PLI California Center, 685 Market Street in San Francisco. PLI has completely revised this year's program to include today's major legal and...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Monday, August 22, the New York City Bar will host a program featuring Ethics in the Electronic Age: Be Careful when using that Cell phone, Blackberry, Blog, or Social Network. The morning program will run from 9:00 a.m. until noon at the New York City Bar Association, 42 West 44th Street in New York City. Using the latest technology to...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    Join the District of Columbia Bar on Tuesday, August 30, for a seminar titled Balancing Legal Ethics with the Realities of Law Practice. It will be held at the DC Bar Conference Center, 1101 K. Street, NW in Washington, DC, beginning at 1:30 p.m. and ending at 4:45 p.m. From conflict of interest rules to the evolving use of technology, legal ethics...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Tuesday, September 13, the New York City Bar Association will offer a program titled A Mediation Career: Getting Started. The class will be held at the New York City Bar Center, 42 West 44th Street in New York City. The session begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at noon. This is a practical beginner class for attorneys who have considered the mediation...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Thursday, September 15, the Bar Association of San Francisco will offer Top Risk Management Trends and Red Flags. It will run from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the BASF Conference Center, 301 Battery Street in San Francisco. Speakers Martin S. Checov, O'Melveny & Myers LLP; Michele K. Trausch, Hanson Bridgett LLP; and Daniel W. Hager, Roeca Haas...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The DC Bar has named Monika Kalra Varma as executive director of its Pro Bono Program. Ms. Varma will assume the position September 30 subsequent to the retirement of the program's current executive director, Maureen Thornton Syracuse. The Pro Bono Program mobilizes the private bar to assist in making legal advice and representation fully available...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    Save the date, Monday September 26, for the Minority Corporate Counsel Association's annual Creating Pathways to Diversity©conference. The program is located at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel, 1535 Broadway in New York City. The sessions begin with registration at 7:30 a.m. and end at 8:00 p.m. Creating Pathways to Diversity is the seminal...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Wednesday, August 10, The Pennsylvania Bar Institute is offering a program Gain the Edge! Negotiation Strategies for Lawyers at the PBI CLE Conference Center at the Wanamaker Building in central Philadelphia. The program will begin at 9:00 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m. Attorneys negotiate on a regular basis; in fact negotiation ability may be the most...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The New York City Bar presents a video replay titled Litigation Contingency Reporting: Where Are We with FASB and the SEC? The seminar will be broadcast on Friday, September 9, at the New York City Bar Association, 42 West 44th Street in New York City. It begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 10:00 a.m. One of the most perplexing issues facing in-house...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    This fall, the International Association of Privacy Professionals will hold aprivacy academy - Privacy Meets Practice. It will run from Wednesday to Friday, September 14 to 16, at the Fairmont Hotel in Dallas. Privacy is interwoven into every facet of today's economy, and yet privacy professionals are often alone, walking the fine line of...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    Social media is all the rage. To find out what effect the social media explosion is having in the workplace and how companies are responding to its use, the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) and its affiliated Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) fielded a survey among compliance and ethics professionals. The research was designed to...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    Kathleen L. Casey, commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission, spoke at the national conference of the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals. Ms. Casey discussed the challenges of the current regulatory environment and the state of play at the SEC with respect to the implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act. She noted her...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The Texas Access to Justice Commission honored Gary F. Kennedy - senior vice president, general counsel and chief compliance officer of American Airlines - with the ATJ Corporate Counsel Pro Bono Award on Thursday, June 23, during the State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas. Texas Supreme Court Justice Nathan L. Hecht, the Court's...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The American Conference Institute has planned a forum this fall titled Wage Hour Claims and Class Actions on Tuesday and Wednesday, September 20 and 21. It will run from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday and from 8:00 a.m. to 3:40 p.m. on Wednesday. Workshop A, a Wage and Hour Caselaw Primer, will be held on Monday from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Workshop B,...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The Charlotte Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel has planned a luncheon program on negotiations titled How to Keep the Deal You Think You've Negotiated. It is scheduled for Wednesday, September 7, at Byron's South End, 101 W. Worthington in Charlotte, North Carolina. It begins at noon and ends at 1:30 p.m. Whether an M&A deal,...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The Northeast Ohio ACC chapterwill offer a presentation titled How In-House Counsel Can Preserve the Attorney-Client Privilege: What Hat are You Wearing? on Thursday, August 18, at the Penton Media Building, 1300 East Ninth Street in Cleveland. It begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 10:30 a.m. Speakers Kerin Lyn Kaminski and Karen L. Giffen of Giffen...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The Pennsylvania Bar Institute is hosting a seminar titled Social Media in the Workplace: Facebook, Twitter, foursquare and Other Web 2.0 Sites. It will be held Thursday, August 18, in the PBI Professional Development Conference Center at 339 Sixth Avenue in Pittsburgh. Social networking is permeating the workplace like never before. PBI will review...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The New York City Bar Association will replay a video of a popular program titled The Role of an Attorney on a Non-Profit Board. It will be held on Thursday, August 18, at the New York City Bar Association at 42 West 44th Street in Manhattan. The event begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at noon. Topics covered will include the legal framework of New York...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    New York County Lawyers Association president Stewart D. Aaron sent a letter to the 2011 Commission on Judicial Compensation, recommending an immediate increase in judicial compensation for New York State Supreme Court judges together with cost-of-living increases. In the letter, the bar association president urged the Commission to increase the judges'...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals will hold a one-day Essentials Seminar at the Balboa Bay Club in Newport Beach on Wednesday, September 14. This crash course for corporate secretaries addresses the fundamentals of corporate governance and provides basic training for those new to the function as well as a refresher for the...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Thursday and Friday, August 25 and 26, the University of Texas School of Law has scheduled the 2011 Advanced Texas Administrative Law Seminar at the AT&T Conference Center Hotel in Austin. It will run from 9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. on Thursday and from 9:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. on Friday. The seminar begins with a case law update by Hon. J....
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    In a report to the New York State Judicial Compensation Commission, the New York City Bar Association urges that salaries for justices of the Supreme Court of New York State be increased to no less than $195,000, and that other New York State court judges receive a proportionate increase as well. The current salary for New York State Supreme Court justices...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The University of Texas School of Law has planned a two-day 2011 Mortgage Lending Institute on Thursday and Friday, September 15 and 16. It will run from 9:00 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. on Thursday and from 9:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. on Friday at the Four Seasons Hotel in Austin. The program will be repeated in October in Dallas and in Houston in November. On...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    Thomas S. Williamson, Jr., a partner at Covington & Burling LLP, has been elected president-elect of the DC Bar for the 2011-2012 term. Mr. Williamson assumed office in June. He will serve in that post for one year before becoming president and will continue in office a third year as immediate past president. On Mr. Williamson's installation,...

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