Announcements

  • Tuesday, January 10, 2012
      The National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL®) and The NAWL Foundation® released the results of their sixth annual Survey on Retention and Promotion of Women in Law Firms. The Survey is the only national study of the nation’s 200 largest law firms which annually tracks the progress of women lawyers at all levels of private...
  • Tuesday, January 10, 2012
      The San Diego ACC chapter has planned its eleventh Annual Black & White Ball on Saturday, March 3, with a reception and silent auction beginning at 6:00 p.m. and dinner and live auction starting at 7:30 p.m. This evening of dancing and casino games will keep the more than 700 expected attendees well entertained in the Elizabeth Ballroom of...
  • Thursday, December 22, 2011
    To help lawyers and judges navigate the burgeoning and challenging electronic discovery landscape, the New York State Bar Association has issued guidelines for best practices that offer extensive practical advice on e-discovery issues in state and federal courts in New York. E-discovery is the preparation, preservation, collection, processing, review...
  • Wednesday, November 23, 2011
    The New York County Lawyers’ Association’s (NYCLA) Federal Courts Committee recognized Hon. John F. Keenan, judge, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, by presenting him with NYCLA’s Edward Weinfeld Award at the annual Luncheon Honoring the federal courts. The award was presented by Hon. Kevin Thomas...
  • Wednesday, November 23, 2011
    The New York County Lawyers’ Association's Professional Ethics Committee has issued Ethics Opinion 744, the first ethics opinion in New York State to interpret a new amendment to Rule 6.4 of the Rules of Professional Conduct, which addresses a lawyer's involvement in law reform activities. The prior rule had required a lawyer to disclose...
  • Wednesday, November 23, 2011
      Government and public interest lawyers burdened by student loan debt can apply for grants through the New York State Bar Association.   To be eligible for the Steven C. Krane Special Committee on Student Loan Assistance for the Public Interest grants, attorneys must have practiced for at least five years. Priority will be given to civil...
  • Monday, November 14, 2011
      Saying that “a culture of environmental sustainability is becoming an important indicator of professional excellence for lawyers and law firms,” Boston Bar Association president Lisa C. Goodheart announced that she has appointed a 19-person Task Force on Environmental Sustainability. The Task Force will be co-chaired by Michelle N. O...
  • Wednesday, November 23, 2011
    General Electric recently hosted its national GE Legal & Diversity Leadership Conference in Greenwich, Connecticut. This year’s conference concentrated on leadership and the importance of building great, diverse leadership pipelines. The theme of the one-and-a-half day conference was reiterated throughout the meeting in keynote addresses from...
  • Wednesday, November 23, 2011
    Amid predictions that “the percentage of lawyers practicing in solo and small firm settings will continue to increase for the foreseeable future,” the Boston Bar Association Task Force on the Future of the Profession released a report calling on the BBA to expand its programming for this rapidly growing population. The 15-person task force was...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    On Wednesday, October 19, West LegalEdcenter will hold a live conference titled The China Deal 2012 -The Definitive Conference on Inbound and Outbound China Transactions. It will run from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at The City Club of San Francisco, 155 Sansome Street in San Francisco. China's role in the global economy has entered a new era: sweeping...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    Effective Internal Investigations for Compliance Professionals will be presented by the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) on Thursday and Friday, November 10 and 11. It will run from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday and from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday at the Sheraton Fisherman's Wharf, 2500 Mason Street in San Francisco....
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    On Tuesday, October 11, Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP will join ACC Houston to present Corporate Counsel in the Crosshairs. It will run from 11:15 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Maggianos Little Italy, 2019 Post Oak Blvd. in Houston. At this chapter meeting, Gardere partner Tom Hagemann will lead a discussion of a case involving Lauren Stevens, associate general...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    The Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) in conjunction with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) announced today the FBI Corporate Compliance Officer Outreach Event, to be held Tuesday and Wednesday, October 25 and 26, at FBI Headquarters, in Washington, DC. This unique event for compliance and ethics professionals is limited to 50...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    On Thursday, November 17, the American Bar Association's Antitrust Section will offer a full-day seminar on Antitrust Developments. The day begins at 8:15 a.m. and ends at 5:15 p.m. at the National Press Club, 529 14th Street, NW in Washington, DC. The forum will feature keynote addresses from the leadership of both the U.S. Department of Justice and the...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    The Delaware Valley Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel has planned a VIP Corporate Counsel Pro Bono Day: Small Business Counseling Clinic. The event is on Tuesday, October 25, at the offices of Morgan Lewis and Bockius, LLP. It will begin at 4:00 p.m. and at 7:00 p.m. The evening is a pro bono effort to assist micro-entrepreneurs in the...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    On Friday, October 14, the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics will host a regional Compliance and Ethics Conference. This year's event will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m. at the Omni Hotel at the CNN Center, 100 CNN Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Attendees will learn about current regulatory requirements, government enforcement...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    The Illinois State Bar Association is offering a full-day conference looking at Hot Topics in Consumer Collections. The event is on Monday, October 17 at the ISBA Regional Office at 20 Clark Street in Chicago. It begins at 8:55 a.m. and ends at 4:30 p.m. Participants will have the opportunity to enhance their knowledge of the consumer collections arena...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    The Barristers Club of the Bar Association of San Francisco has planned its annual meeting for 2011 - Professional Growth for Our Generation - on Friday, October 14. It will run from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the BASF Conference Center, 301 Battery Street in San Francisco. The day begins with a breakfast from 8:00 a.m. followed by the program from...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    The Houston Bar Association has scheduled its fall and winter series of CLE seminars. November's offerings include Wrongful Foreclosures on Friday, November 4; Can the Undocumented Worker's Alien Status be Introduced at Trial on Friday, November 11; and Immigration Hot Topic Updates on Thursday, November 17. Each segment offers CLE and ethics credits...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    On Thursday and Friday, October 20 and 21, the State Bar of Texas will offer its annual Entertainment Law Institute. It will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday and from 8:15 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Friday at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, 208 Barton Springs Road in Austin. Among the topics under discussion are ethics - professional liability insurance...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    Copyright Issues on the Internet is the topic of an upcoming brown bag luncheon sponsored by the Bar Association of San Francisco on Thursday, November 3. It will run from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the BASF Conference Center, 301 Battery Street in San Francisco. Speakers Fred von Lohmann, senior copyright counsel, Google Inc.; Jay Monahan, deputy...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    On Friday, October 28, the DC Bar will offer Essential Security, State of Necessity and Investment Arbitration: Have Law and Treaty Developed? The program begins at noon and ends at 2:00 p.m., and is located at the offices of Arnold & Porter, 555 12th Street, NW in Washington, DC. Professor José Alvarez, professor of international law at New York...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    The Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System (IAALS) at the University of Denver today launches a unique, national initiative to change the way law schools educate students. "Educating Tomorrow's Lawyers" provides a platform to encourage law schools in the U.S. to showcase innovative teaching to produce more practice-ready lawyers who can...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    On Thursday, October 13, the ACC Nevada chapter will team up with Jackson Lewis to offer a Labor & Employment Law Symposium. It will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at The Stirling Club, 2827 Paradise Road in Las Vegas. This event, designed for in-house corporate counsel and human resources professionals, offers CLE credits, breakfast and lunch...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    On Wednesday, October 12, The University of Texas School of Law will offer the Fundamentals of Insurance in Houston. The course will be repeated on Wednesday, November 2, in Austin. The course will begin at 9:00 a.m. and end at 5:05 p.m. at the Hotel ZaZa in Houston and at the AT&T Conference Center - Hotel at UT in Austin. Among the topics...

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