Announcements

  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    On Friday, July 29, the New York County Lawyers Association is offering a breakfastand program focusing on Employment Law and Ethics. It begins at 9:00 and ends at 10:30 a.m. at NYCLA, 14 Vesey Street in Manhattan. Using a series of hypotheticals, participants will hear from employment law practitioners and noted ethicists about how to deal with...
  • 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
    The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) strongly disagrees with the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) ruling that bypasses internal compliance and reporting systems in favor of permitting tips from prospective whistleblowers to be submitted directly to the SEC. "The SEC's bounty rule is a Pandora's box that, when opened, is likely to...
  • Monday, July 18, 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...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    This year, the ABA will hold its annual meeting in Toronto at the InterContinental Toronto Centre. It will run from Thursday to Saturday, August 4 to 6, and will include CLE credits, social and networking events, and entertainment. Three presidential showcase programs have been planned: on Thursday, from 2:00-3:30 p.m., Trial Practices and Tactics in...
  • 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
    In a seminar that features attorneys from Ropes & Gray, the ACC San Francisco Bay chapter will present a hypothetical patent/antitrust dispute. Patent Wars and Antitrust Counterattacks: Managing Two Worlds When They Collide will run from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Palo Alto on Wednesday, July 13 and in San Francisco on Thursday, July 14. It will be...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    On Thursday, July 7, the Bar Association of San Francisco and the San Francisco Giants have planned a night out for legal professionals at the AT&T Park in San Francisco. The Giants will come up against the San Diego Padres at this evening event, which begins with a pre-game reception at 5:15 and runs until the start of the game at 7:15 p.m....
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    The Practising Law Institute has scheduled a combination program - Understanding Copyright Law in the Data Era and Understanding Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace 2011 on Monday and Tuesday, July 11 and 12, at the PLI CA Center, 685 Market Street in San Francisco. It will run from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. both days. Understanding Copyright Law...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    West LegalEd has planned a Basics of Government Contracting seminar in Las Vegas, Nevada, from Tuesday to Thursday, August 16 to 18. It will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday and from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Thursday at the Flamingo Las Vegas, 3555 Las Vegas Blvd. South. This comprehensive review of the entire federal...
  • 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
    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 New Jersey Law Center is hosting a forum on Recent Developments in New Jersey Law on Thursday, July 28. Join colleagues from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the New Jersey Law Center at One Constitution Square in New Brunswick for New Jersey updates. Keeping up to date with the latest developments is critical for practitioners to effectively represent...
  • 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
    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...
  • Thursday, July 14, 2011
      Journalist Ellis Cose Discusses Book At NYCLA Event   The New York County Lawyers’ Association hosted a book signing and discussion on June 23 with journalist/author Ellis Cose (center), who discussed his latest book, The End of Anger: A New Generation’s Take on Race and Rage, whichtracks the diminishment of black anger...
  • Thursday, July 7, 2011
    Mal Serure and Anna Stern of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP served theSettlement 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. Settlement Housing Fund is a leading not-for-profit developer of affordable...
  • Tuesday, July 26, 2011
    The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), the world's largest association of in-house counsel, announced today that James A. Merklinger, a long-time executive at ACC, has been named the new general counsel of the organization.  In his new role as ACC vice president and general counsel, Mr. Merklinger will represent the organization on legal...
  • 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 Thursday, August 11, the New York City Bar Association will offer How Technology and Cross-Border Practice are Changing Lawyer Regulation: The Work of the ABA's 20/20 Commission and Beyond. The program begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at noon at the New York City Bar Association, 42 West 44th Street in New York City. Professor Stephen Gillers of...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    The State Bar of Texas has scheduled an Advanced Civil Trial Course in San Antonio in July and in Dallas in August. It will run from Wednesday to Friday, July 27 to 29, at the Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa in San Antonio and from August 24 to 26 at the Westin Galleria in Dallas from 8:15 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. on Wednesday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    On Thursday, July 14, the ACC San Diego Chapter will examine the attorney-client privilege in a brown bag seminar, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at the offices of Baker & McKenzie, 12544 High Bluff Drive in San Diego. Attorney-Client Privilege in the U.S. and Abroad - From Investigation through Trial will address the domestic and international...
  • 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 Voice of the Defense Bar has signed an extremely prestigious group of speakers to lead the sessions for the organization's 2011 Annual Meeting taking place October 26-30 in Washington, DC. "Embracing Our Common Humanity," is the title of President Clinton's address. President Clinton, a powerful voice for progress around the world, will share his...
  • 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....

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