Announcements

  • 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
    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
    Save the date - Thursday, September 22 - for the Washington Metro Area ACC Corporate Counsel Awards Reception. It will be held at the Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner, 1700 Tysons Boulevard in McLean Virginia. The reception starts at 6:00 p.m. and ends at 10:00 p.m. WMACCA will offer its premier networking event for in-house counsel in the DC area to present...
  • 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
    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
    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...
  • Wednesday, September 28, 2011
    .The National Association of Minority & Women-Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF) announced a new recognition program – Platinum Partners of NAMWOLF -- which honors NAMWOLF’s corporate and public entity partners who succeed at spending a minimum of five percent of their outside counsel legal budget on minority- and women-owned (MWBE) law firms....
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    West LegalEdcenter is offering Managing Litigation 2011: Litigation Readiness and Project Management for the In-House Counsel on Thursday, September 15, at the Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown Lakefront, 511 N. Columbus Drive in Chicago. This live course starts at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 5:30 p.m. As internal pressures mount on legal departments to...
  • 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
    Join the New York County Lawyers Association on Tuesday, August 30, for a breakfast program titled Ethical Approaches to Preparing or Coaching the Witness. It begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 11:00 a.m. at NYCLA, 14 Vesey Street in New York City. The issue of how zealous an attorney can be when preparing a witness for trial continues to be important,...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The New York City Bar Association offers a timely video replay of The Seven Deadly Sins of Mediation Advocacy. The seminar is on Thursday, August 25, 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 noon. This mediation advocacy/negotiation program will cover topics well beyond "how to...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    Professor Charles J. Ogletree has been named keynote speaker for the Boston Bar Association's 2011 annual meeting. Mr. Ogletree is the Harvard Law School Jesse Climenko Professor of Law, the founding and executive director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice and a celebrated author. The Boston Bar Association's annual meeting...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    More than 450 leaders from the legal, financial and nonprofit sectors gathered at Gotham Hall in Manhattan for Lawyers Alliance's 2011 Business Law & Leadership Gala, celebrating the partnership between lawyers and nonprofits and their power to transform New York City communities. This year's distinguished honorees were Louise M. Parent,...
  • 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
    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 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 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
    The New York City Bar has scheduled a video replay of a popular program titled Securities Arbitration and Mediation Hot Topics 2011: "The" Program for Attorneys, In-House Counsel, Experts, Arbitrators and Mediators. The event is being held on Tuesday, August 23, at the New York City Bar Center, 42 West 44th Street in New York City. It runs from 9:00 a....
  • 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
    Mal Serure and Anna Stern of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP served the Settlement Housing Fund (SHF) by successfully negotiating a commercial lease for SHF's housing development fund corporation, thus helping to ensure the success of an affordable cooperative in Harlem. SHF is a leading not-for-profit developer of affordable housing in New York City...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Friday, September 9, the Westchester/Southern Connecticut Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel will present Negotiation Ethics for In-House Counsel - Walking the Line Between "Puffing" and Lying. The program is being held at the Indian Harbor Yacht Club, 710 Steamboat Road in Greenwich, Connecticut. It begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at noon...
  • Tuesday, August 2, 2011
    Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor and former American Bar Association President William H. Neukom have been named recipients of the ABA Justice Center’s 2011 John Marshall Award in recognition of their exemplary lifelong commitment to improving the administration of justice. As the U.S. Supreme Court’s first woman...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The New Jersey State Bar Association announced its annual Pro Bono Awards last month. John Hargrave, a South Jersey attorney, received the individual award at the Fourth Annual Pro Bono Conference, and Roseland-based Lowenstein Sandler PC received an award for excellence by an organization at the same event. Bar Association President Susan A. Feeney...

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