Announcements

  • Wednesday, September 28, 2011
      In testimony at chief judge Jonathan Lippman’s Hearing on Civil Legal Services, New York City Bar President Samuel W. Seymour called for increased and steady funding to close the “justice gap” for low-income New Yorkers. President Seymour called the task force’s documented statistics on unrepresented litigants -- 2.3...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    On Monday, September 12, the District of Columbia Bar presents a program examining ERISA Litigation: the Impact of Amara and Other Recent Cases. It will be located at the DC Bar Conference Center at 1101 K. Street, NW in DC, and it begins at 6:00 and ends at 9:15 p.m. The U.S. Supreme Court recently issued its opinion in CIGNA Corp v. Amara, which...
  • 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 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
    The State Bar of Texas will offer the Business Torts Institute 2011 this fall, on October 13 and 14 in Houston. It will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday and from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Friday at the Westin Houston Memorial City, 945 Gessner Road. Hot Topics that will be discussed include ten emerging issues in business torts every...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    On Friday, September 9, the Colorado Bar Association has scheduled Advertising Law in 2011. It will run from 9:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at the CLECI Large Classroom, 1900 Grant Street in Denver. Legal professionals from the Federal Trade Commission and the Colorado Attorney General's Office, national business experts, and nationally known private...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    On Monday, September 12, the Boston Bar Association presents The Impact of Wal-Mart Stores v. Dukes on Class Action and Civil Rights Cases.It will be held at the Boston Bar, 16 Beacon Street in Boston and begins at 4:00 p.m. and ends at 5:30 p.m. On June 20, 2011, the Supreme Court issued its much-anticipated decision in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    The legal basics of renewable energy projects, which are being planned and built in many regions in California even though much of the traditional real estate market has stalled, will be covered in a luncheon seminar sponsored by the Los Angeles County Bar Association. The program will run from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Bar Association, 1055 West 7th...
  • 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...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    The New York County Lawyers Association will offer a program, Alternative Litigation Financing: A New Way to Help Pay for Lawsuits and Stay Out of Trouble While Doing It, on Wednesday, September 14, at the NCYLA Home of Law at 14 Vesey Street in New York City. It begins at 6:00 and ends at 9:00 p.m. With the costs of litigation skyrocketing, more and...
  • Thursday, September 1, 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 issues and...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    On Wednesday to Friday, September 14 to 16, Marcus Evans Conferences will explore the FCPA and Anti-Corruption Compliance. The pre-conference workshops on Wednesday begin at 1:30 p.m., and the program ends on Friday morning at the Hilton San Francisco, located in the Financial District, 750 Kearny Street. Attendees will learn how to leverage...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The University of Texas School of Law has planned a two-day 2011 Mortgage Lending Institute on Thursday and Friday, September 15 and 16. It will run from 9:00 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. on Thursday and from 9:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. on Friday at the Four Seasons Hotel in Austin. The program will be repeated in October in Dallas and in Houston in November. On...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The Texas Access to Justice Foundation, in conjunction with the Texas Access to Justice Commission and State Bar of Texas, honored U.S. Senator John Cornyn with the prestigious Harold F. Kleinman Award on Friday, June 24, during the State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting in San Antonio. Texas Supreme Court Justice Nathan L. Hecht, the Court's liaison for...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The ACC Houston chapter has planned a day-long Back to School Symposium on Thursday, August 25, at the Hilton Post Oak, 2001 Post Oak Blvd. in Houston. The program will run from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. with breakfast and registration at 9:30 and a cocktail reception at 5:30 p.m. A variety of topics will be covered. Vinson & Elkins will sponsor...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The South Florida Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel and the firm of Proskauer Rose LLP will offer a breakfast series program titled A Fearful Walk through the National Labor Relations Act for the Non-Union Employer. The program is on Thursday, August 11, at the offices of Proskauer Rose, LLP located at 2255 Glades Road in Boca Raton,...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Thursday, August 18, The American Law Institute-American Bar Association is offering a review of social media for attorneys titled LinkedIn for Lawyers: A Practical Guide to the No. 1 Social Media Tool. It is a live telephone seminar with live audio webcast to any computer, starting at 1:00 p.m. and ending at 2:30 p.m. EST. Many lawyers now...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Thursday, September 15, the Bar Association of San Francisco will offer ERISA for the Rest of Us at the BASF Conference Center, 301 Battery Street in San Francisco. It will run from noon to 1:30 p.m. Teresa Renaker, a shareholder with Lewis, Feinberg, Lee, Renaker & Jackson, P.C., will discuss the following topics: ERISA preemption - when...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The Texas Access to Justice Commission honored Gary F. Kennedy - senior vice president, general counsel and chief compliance officer of American Airlines - with the ATJ Corporate Counsel Pro Bono Award on Thursday, June 23, during the State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas. Texas Supreme Court Justice Nathan L. Hecht, the Court's...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Thursday, September 8, the Colorado Bar Association will offer Fundamentals of Securities Law 2011 at the CLECI Large Classroom, 1900 Grant Street in Denver. It will run from 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The bar is offering this program to deliver the timely, comprehensive and accurate information practitioners need for themselves and their clients on...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The Northeast Ohio ACC chapterwill offer a presentation titled How In-House Counsel Can Preserve the Attorney-Client Privilege: What Hat are You Wearing? on Thursday, August 18, at the Penton Media Building, 1300 East Ninth Street in Cleveland. It begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 10:30 a.m. Speakers Kerin Lyn Kaminski and Karen L. Giffen of Giffen...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The ACC Houston chapter and will hold a chapter meeting on Tuesday, August 16, and offer Plan Now or Pay Later: Preparing for the UK Bribery Act and Changing FCPA Landscape. It will run from 11:15 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Maggianos Little Italy in Houston. Haynes and Boone lawyers Laurence Finder and Ryan McConnell will speak about anti-bribery,...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    A resolution was presented to the Texas Supreme Court June 27, in recognition of their efforts to preserve funding for the state's legal aid system. Rep. Jerry Madden (Plano), Rep. Will Harnett (Dallas) and Rep. Jim Pitts (Waxahachie) presented the resolution to the Court in the House Chamber. Sen. José Rodríguez (El Paso), Sen. Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa (...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The Charlotte Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel has planned a luncheon program on negotiations titled How to Keep the Deal You Think You've Negotiated. It is scheduled for Wednesday, September 7, at Byron's South End, 101 W. Worthington in Charlotte, North Carolina. It begins at noon and ends at 1:30 p.m. Whether an M&A deal,...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Thursday and Friday, August 25 and 26, the University of Texas School of Law has scheduled the 2011 Advanced Texas Administrative Law Seminar at the AT&T Conference Center Hotel in Austin. It will run from 9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. on Thursday and from 9:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. on Friday. The seminar begins with a case law update by Hon. J....

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