Announcements

  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    The ACC Annual Meeting will take place in Denver this year, from Sunday October 23 to Wednesday October 26 at the Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th Street in Downtown Denver. Participants may build a customized schedule from more than 100 CLE/CPD sessions, including such relevant topics as contract negotiations, Dodd-Frank, social media, risk...
  • Wednesday, October 5, 2011
      Amid an impressive field of entries, the Boston Bar Association announced that the 2011 winner of the BBA's prestigious Beacon Award for Diversity will be Northeastern University School of Law (NUSL). The Beacon Award recognizes exceptional leadership in creating a more diverse and inclusive legal profession that has had a significant impact...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    The Boston Bar Foundation (BBF) announced grants totaling $1.1 million to 25 Massachusetts community organizations providing a wide variety of core legal services - from domestic violence and immigration to housing and homelessness. The $1.1 million represents an almost $50,000 increase in core legal services grants, compared with fiscal year 2010. The...
  • Friday, October 21, 2011
    On October 12, the New York County Lawyers’ Association hosted a public forum, “Multilingual Lawyering -- Challenges and Opportunities,” that presented an overview of job opportunities and career development resources available to multilingual attorneys. Pictured from left to right are forum moderator Dawn Maruna, Mound Cotton Wollan...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    On Thursday, October 27, The New York State Bar Association will present the Fourth Annual Corporate Counsel Institute. It begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 6:00 p.m., followed by a reception, at the Park Central Hotel at 870 Seventh Avenue in Manhattan.The New York State Bar Corporate Counsel Institute will review some of the hot topics and recent...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    On Thursday, October 27, Rutgers Law School is offering a course on Business Divorce: The Causes, Dynamics and Framework. The event begins at 6:00 p.m. and ends at 8:00 p.m. at Rutgers School of Law, 123 Washington Street in Newark, New Jersey. This program will examine the legal issues and strategies for handling business divorces in...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    On Wednesday, October 19, the New York City Bar Association will host an evening program titled How to Tango in this Market: An Introduction to the E-Discovery Profession for Lawyers. It will be held at the NYC Bar Association, 42 West 44th Street in New York City. Experts in the field of document review will discuss careers in e-discovery,...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    Law schools and other legal education providers should be encouraged to develop "practice-ready lawyers," declares a resolution sponsored by the New York State Bar Association and approved by the American Bar Association (ABA) at its annual meeting in Toronto. "Practicing law requires mastery of legal knowledge and legal skills. Becoming a practice-...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    The Canadian Bar Association will host Professional Corporations Update: Tips and Traps on Wednesday, October 12, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. It is located at the Conference Centre at the OBA, 20 Toronto Street in Toronto. Participants will review the fundamental framework for professional corporations. This seminar is for both new and seasoned...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    The New York County Lawyers' Association Task Force on Judicial Budget Cuts, focusing on the effects of budget cuts on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, released a preliminary report that concludes security may be at risk at the Daniel P. Moynihan Courthouse at 500 Pearl Street, and overall courthouse operations will be...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    Trinda L. Ernst of Kentville, Nova Scotia, became national president of the Canadian Bar Association when the chain of office was transferred from outgoing President Rod Snow of Whitehorse at the closing luncheon of the CBA's Canadian Legal Conference. She brings to the presidency a threefold commitment: to encourage leadership in the profession, to...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    On Friday, October 28, Georgetown Law School will host a UNIDRIOT Symposium. The event begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m. at Georgetown Law Gewirz Student Center located at 600 New Jersey Avenue, NW in Washington, DC. UNIDROIT (International Institute for the Unification of Private Law) principles of international commercial contracts, first...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    On Wednesday, October 12, the New York City Bar presents Judges Under Fire: Human Rights, Judicial Independence, and the Rule of Law. The event is being held at the New York City Bar Association at 42 West 44th Street in New York City, and it starts at 6:00 p.m. and ends at 8:00 p.m. United States District Judge Harold Baer Jr. will discuss his new...
  • Wednesday, October 26, 2011
      The Metro New York LMA chapter is pleased to announce the newly elected board members who are joining the incoming 2012 NYLMA board. The incoming president is Jeff Scalzi of SNR Denton. Jeff is the director of marketing at SNR Denton and previously was director of marketing and business development at Foley Hoag LLP. LMA’s immediate past...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    Join the Pennsylvania Bar Institute for a program featuring Corporate Compliance and Ethics. The forum is on Tuesday, October 25 at PBI's CLE Conference Center located in the Wanamaker Building in Central Philadelphia. The program starts at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 1:15 p.m. To thrive in today's competitive environment, companies need not only to comply...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    The American Bar Association Section for International Law is offering a two-day seminar on Thursday and Friday, October 27 and 28, focusing on the latest updates to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The event is located in the Fairmont Hotel at 2401 M. Street, NW in Washington, DC. Day one begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m.; day two begins at 9...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    In September, Jon Streeter was sworn in as the 87th president of The State Bar of California with a pledge to fight for court funding, "the most consequential issue of our time." "I cannot overstate the gravity of this issue," Streeter said in his inaugural speech following his swearing-in by Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye at the State Bar's Annual...
  • Thursday, October 27, 2011
    The New York County Lawyers’ Association’s (NYCLA) 97th Annual Dinner will take place on Tuesday, December 13, 2011 in the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel. The theme of this year’s dinner is “Legal Compliance and Enforcement.” At the dinner, NYCLA will honor chief compliance officers of major corporations and...
  • Friday, October 21, 2011
    On October 4, the New York County Lawyers’ Association (NYCLA) Civil Rights and Liberties Committee hosted a reception at the NYCLA Home of Law for Columbian attorney Adil José Melendez Marquez, Esq. Mr. Melendez Marquez is a human rights and labor lawyer who has represented farmers and laborers in the rural areas of Colombia. Pictured is...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    On Thursday, October 27, the New York State Bar presents The Art of Deposition in the Digital Age. It will be held at the Affinia Manhattan at 371 Seventh Avenue in New York City. The program schedule will be available online shortly. Digital technology has vastly changed the deposition process for both sides of the deposition table. Over reliance on...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    The Pennsylvania Bar Institute is offering a seminar titled The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: Why the FCPA Matters - Understanding the Law, Identifying the Risks and Making Your Client Compliant. It will be held on Wednesday, October 19, at the PBI CLE Conference Center located in the Wanamaker Building in Central Philadelphia, beginning at 9:00 a.m. and...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    The New York City Bar Association is partnering with CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival on the 6th Annual Entertainment Business Law Seminar. The Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) accredited one-day event will be held on Friday, October 21, at New York University's Helen and Martin Kimmel Center,60 Washington Square South in New York City....
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    Join Georgetown Law for a timely program - E-Discovery Practice Support: Learning the Skills to Move Ahead. It is being held on Friday, November, 4, at the Georgetown University Law Center, 600 New Jersey Ave, NW in Washington, DC. The event begins at 8:45 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m. At this program, participants will be given pertinent information...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    The New York City Bar and Fordham Law's Leitner Center are hosting a series of events on Thursday, October 20, through Saturday, October 22, celebrating International Law Weekend (ILW). On Thursday, events will be held at the NYC Bar Association at 42 West 44th Street. On Friday and Saturday seminars will be held at Fordham Law's Leitner Center at 33...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    On Tuesday, November 8, West LegalEdcenter will bring together a faculty of the country's foremost patent attorneys and in-house counsel to present Patent Disputes 2011. The live event will be held at the Network Meeting Center at Techmart, 5201 Great American Parkway in Santa Clara from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The panelists will cover perspectives...

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