Announcements

  • 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 tragic failure of the juvenile court system in Luzerne County provided a wake-up call to all judges and lawyers about the extensive damage that can occur when lawyers are not vigilant about conduct and the conduct of others within the legal community. As officers of the court, attorneys owe a special responsibility to protect members of the public,...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    On Wednesday, July 13, PBI will address the future of e-discovery in a seminar titled Looking Down the Road: the Future of Electronic Data Discovery. The event will be held at PBI's CLE Conference Center at the Wanamaker Building in Central Philadelphia. It begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 1:15 p.m. Participants know that e-discovery is not a...
  • 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 Pennsylvania Bar Institute will provide a course reviewing the latest developments in class action lawsuits on Thursday, July 21 at the PBI Conference Center at the Wanamaker Building in Central Philadelphia. It begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m. Class action lawsuits remain one of the focal points of high-stakes litigation in many...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    In a program scheduled on Monday, July 18, the Los Angeles County Bar Association will discuss the changing class action landscape and what every lawyer needs to know about Dukes v. Wal-Mart and AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion. The program will run from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m., with the meal/reception staring at 6:30 p.m., at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel...
  • 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
    Denise Scofield, a partner at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, is the new president of the Houston Bar Association, which is the fifth largest metropolitan bar association in the nation. She succeeded T. Mark Kelly of Vinson & Elkins LLP at the Houston Bar Association's Annual Dinner Meeting at River Oaks Country Club in June. Other new HBA...
  • 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
    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....
  • 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
    The State Bar of Arizona will hold CLE by the Sea on Wednesday to Saturday, July 13 to 16, at the Hotel del Coronado in Coronado, California. The event will include an ethics program on Wednesday, from 1:30 to 4:45 p.m., a trial practice program from Thursday to Saturday, 8:15 to 12:30 p.m., and a short sales, foreclosure, taxes and bankruptcy program...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    Join the New York City Bar Association on Wednesday, July 20, for its annual review of the Supreme Court term. The event will be held at the New York City Bar Center, 42 West 44th Street in New York. It begins at 6:00 p.m. and ends at 9:00 p.m. During the October 2010 term, the Supreme Court ruled on some of the most contested issues concerning...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    The Association of Corporate Counsel has launched a four-part monthly blog series on training legal talent titled, "Uncovered: HP's In-house Counsel Training Program." This is the third blog series hosted on ACC's Blog, In-house ACCess (www.inhouseaccess. com), as part of the ACC Value Challenge initiative to reconnect the cost of legal services with value...
  • 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
    The state's two top judges spoke at the New Jersey State Bar Association's Annual Meeting and Convention in May. New Jersey Chief Justice Stuart Rabner and U.S. District Court of New Jersey Chief Judge Garrett Brown presented "State of the Judiciary" speeches, which came on the closing day of the NJSBA's 111th Annual Meeting and Convention. Members...
  • 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...
  • 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, June 3, 2011
    Experts from 10 countries will address current and emerging antitrust issues NEW YORK (May 27, 2011 ) – An all-star line up of dignitaries and senior lawyers headline a global antitrust summit being held here on June 7, 2011 at the offices of international law firm Clifford Chance, which is co-hosting the event with leading antitrust law and regulatory...
  • Tuesday, June 28, 2011
    Social Media – it’s all the rage. To find out what effect the social media explosion is having on 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. This is the...
  • Wednesday, June 29, 2011
    To maintain its position as one of the world’s major centers for international legal matters, New York should establish a permanent center for international arbitration, as well as a council of international law firms, to promote and advance New York law, recommends a report released today by the New York State Bar Association. The Report of the...
  • Monday, June 27, 2011
    "The New York City Bar Association applauds Governor Cuomo and the Legislature on the historic passage of legislation that will bring full marriage equality to New York. Same-sex couples who wish to marry in New York will finally have the legal status that all married couples enjoy and that is clearly recognized by institutions, governments,...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    In a lunchtime seminar on Wednesday, June 22, the Bar Association of San Francisco will offer Stock-Options Back-Dating to Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The program will run from noon to 1:15 p.m. at the association's conference center, 301 Battery Street in San Francisco. Speakers Patrick J. Richard, Nossaman LLP; Ronda McKaig, Skadden, Arps,...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    On Thursday, June 23, ACCA-SoCal and Hogan Lovells invite members and a guest to attend the 8th Annual Accolades event, a cocktail reception at the legendary Ebell of Los Angeles, where the chapter will honor Sandi "Mama" Romero, cofounder of Mama's Hot Tamales Café, and Laura Sobrino, female mariachi pioneer. The program will run from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    Hot Topics in California Trade Secret Law is the topic of a seminar being presented by the Intellectual Property Law Section of the State Bar of California on two days in two locations. On Monday, June 27, it will be held at Seyfarth Shaw LLP, 333 South Hope Street in Los Angeles, and on Wednesday it will be held at Jones Day, 555 California Street in...

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