ACCA-SOCAL Plans CLE SeminarOn Understanding In-House Relationships

Thursday, July 1, 2004 - 00:00

The Southern California Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America (ACCA-SOCAL) this month is planning an afternoon CLE seminar titled Don't Get Left Behind: Understanding the Business of In-House Relationships.

The program is scheduled for Friday, July 16 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel, third floor, 404 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles. Registration will begin at 2 p.m. A reception will follow from 5 to 7 p.m.

This program will teach attorneys who are in the early years of private practice about two important aspects of in-house legal practice: what in-house counsel do and should expect from outside counsel, and how to get and retain business from in-house counsel.

Serving as program moderator will be Katrina Dewey, editor of the Los Angeles Daily Journal. The speakers will include: Steven Atneosen, vice president-legal affairs and general counsel, CarParts Technologies; Judith Bain, vice president-legal affairs and general counsel, Epson America Inc.; Thomas Geiser, general counsel, Wellpoint; Richard (Ben) Hirst, executive vice president and chief legal officer, KB Home; Jay McFadyen, vice president and general counsel, Red Bull North America, Inc.; Stuart Pardu, executive director and chief counsel, J.D. Power and Associates; Julie Pierce, assistant general counsel, Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc.; W. Burks Terry, corporate vice president and general counsel, Northrop Grumman Corporation, and Debby Zurzolo, general counsel, The Cheesecake Factory.

For information of registration fees and CLE credits, see the Bulletin Board in this issue.

To register for the session, call Sandy Lee at (213) 443-1105.