Announcements

  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    The New York County Lawyers' Association Task Force on Judicial Budget Cuts, focusing on the effects of budget cuts on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, released a preliminary report that concludes security may be at risk at the Daniel P. Moynihan Courthouse at 500 Pearl Street, and overall courthouse operations will be...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    On Friday, October 28, Georgetown Law School will host a UNIDRIOT Symposium. The event begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m. at Georgetown Law Gewirz Student Center located at 600 New Jersey Avenue, NW in Washington, DC. UNIDROIT (International Institute for the Unification of Private Law) principles of international commercial contracts, first...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    Effective Internal Investigations for Compliance Professionals will be presented by the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) on Thursday and Friday, November 10 and 11. It will run from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday and from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday at the Sheraton Fisherman's Wharf, 2500 Mason Street in San Francisco....
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    This year, the State Bar of California's Environmental Law Conference at Yosemite is scheduled to run from Thursday, October 20 to Sunday, October 23. It features educational sessions and up to 12 hours of MCLE credits, outdoor presentations, a kid's camp and family activities, keynote speakers, and a Saturday night dinner program. On Friday morning,...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    On Wednesday, October 19, ALI-ABA will present California's Revised Rules of Professional Conduct: Traps for the Unwary, to help practitioners become familiar with revisions to the rules. The live webcast will run from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m. EDT. A special commission in California has reexamined that state's Rules of Professional Conduct and proposed...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    On Tuesday, November 15, the Bar Association of San Francisco will offer the Complex Courts Symposium 2011. It will run from 3:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the Administrative Office of the Courts, 455 Golden Gate Avenue in San Francisco. The program begins with a report on the state of the complex courts with Hon. Steven A. Brick of the Alameda County...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    The Canadian Bar Association will present a seminar titled International Law - Show Me the Money: Understanding and Securing Government Subsidies for Your Client on Friday, October 28, at the OBA Conference Centre, 20 Toronto Street, Toronto. It begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 12:30 p.m. Participants will hear how the global recession complicated...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    The New York City Bar and Fordham Law's Leitner Center are hosting a series of events on Thursday, October 20, through Saturday, October 22, celebrating International Law Weekend (ILW). On Thursday, events will be held at the NYC Bar Association at 42 West 44th Street. On Friday and Saturday seminars will be held at Fordham Law's Leitner Center at 33...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    On Wednesday, October 19, the New York City Bar Association will host an evening program titled How to Tango in this Market: An Introduction to the E-Discovery Profession for Lawyers. It will be held at the NYC Bar Association, 42 West 44th Street in New York City. Experts in the field of document review will discuss careers in e-discovery,...
  • Friday, October 21, 2011
    On October 4, the New York County Lawyers’ Association (NYCLA) Civil Rights and Liberties Committee hosted a reception at the NYCLA Home of Law for Columbian attorney Adil José Melendez Marquez, Esq. Mr. Melendez Marquez is a human rights and labor lawyer who has represented farmers and laborers in the rural areas of Colombia. Pictured is...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    The Boston Bar Foundation (BBF) announced grants totaling $1.1 million to 25 Massachusetts community organizations providing a wide variety of core legal services - from domestic violence and immigration to housing and homelessness. The $1.1 million represents an almost $50,000 increase in core legal services grants, compared with fiscal year 2010. The...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    On Thursday, October 27, the New York State Bar presents The Art of Deposition in the Digital Age. It will be held at the Affinia Manhattan at 371 Seventh Avenue in New York City. The program schedule will be available online shortly. Digital technology has vastly changed the deposition process for both sides of the deposition table. Over reliance on...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    On Thursday, October 27, The New York State Bar Association will present the Fourth Annual Corporate Counsel Institute. It begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 6:00 p.m., followed by a reception, at the Park Central Hotel at 870 Seventh Avenue in Manhattan.The New York State Bar Corporate Counsel Institute will review some of the hot topics and recent...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    On Thursday, October 27, Rutgers Law School is offering a course on Business Divorce: The Causes, Dynamics and Framework. The event begins at 6:00 p.m. and ends at 8:00 p.m. at Rutgers School of Law, 123 Washington Street in Newark, New Jersey. This program will examine the legal issues and strategies for handling business divorces in...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    On Tuesday, October 25, ALI-ABA will offer a live webcast, e-discovery in Transition: New Trends and FRCP Amendments on the Horizon. It will run from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. EDT. This webcast, which is part of an ongoing quarterly ALI-ABA webcast series, will provide a practical analysis on the latest key ESI case decisions. The focus of this program...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    Law schools and other legal education providers should be encouraged to develop "practice-ready lawyers," declares a resolution sponsored by the New York State Bar Association and approved by the American Bar Association (ABA) at its annual meeting in Toronto. "Practicing law requires mastery of legal knowledge and legal skills. Becoming a practice-...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    The Pennsylvania Bar Institute is offering a seminar titled The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: Why the FCPA Matters - Understanding the Law, Identifying the Risks and Making Your Client Compliant. It will be held on Wednesday, October 19, at the PBI CLE Conference Center located in the Wanamaker Building in Central Philadelphia, beginning at 9:00 a.m. and...
  • Wednesday, October 26, 2011
      The Metro New York LMA chapter is pleased to announce the newly elected board members who are joining the incoming 2012 NYLMA board. The incoming president is Jeff Scalzi of SNR Denton. Jeff is the director of marketing at SNR Denton and previously was director of marketing and business development at Foley Hoag LLP. LMA’s immediate past...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    New York County Lawyers Association CLE Institute is pleased to announce that it has partnered with MarinoLegal, a company that has been educating thousands of lawyers since 1946, to stream many of its high-quality video lectures online, as well as host simulcast online webinars of select, live NYCLA programs. Attorneys will now have easy access to...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    Trinda L. Ernst of Kentville, Nova Scotia, became national president of the Canadian Bar Association when the chain of office was transferred from outgoing President Rod Snow of Whitehorse at the closing luncheon of the CBA's Canadian Legal Conference. She brings to the presidency a threefold commitment: to encourage leadership in the profession, to...
  • Wednesday, October 5, 2011
      Amid an impressive field of entries, the Boston Bar Association announced that the 2011 winner of the BBA's prestigious Beacon Award for Diversity will be Northeastern University School of Law (NUSL). The Beacon Award recognizes exceptional leadership in creating a more diverse and inclusive legal profession that has had a significant impact...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    The Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals 2011 Regional Fall Conference: Leading the Way in Challenging Times is scheduled Wednesday through Friday, October 12 through 14, at the Time Warner Center in New York City. The daily agenda is being finalized and may be viewed online. Topics include Responding to the New Whistleblower...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    New York State Bar Association President Vincent E. Doyle III expressed concern that the Judicial Compensation Commission approved a relatively modest salary adjustment for New York's judges whose wages have been frozen since January 1999. Judges are leaving the bench voluntarily in record numbers, according to a recent New York Times article. In 1999...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    On Tuesday, November 8, West LegalEdcenter will bring together a faculty of the country's foremost patent attorneys and in-house counsel to present Patent Disputes 2011. The live event will be held at the Network Meeting Center at Techmart, 5201 Great American Parkway in Santa Clara from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The panelists will cover perspectives...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    Join the National Association of Women Lawyers for a two-day General Counsel Institute on Thursday and Friday, November 3 and 4, at the Westin Hotel, 270 West 43rd Street in New York City. The program on Thursday runs from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. and on Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. The institute will provide a unique opportunity for...

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