Announcements

  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    On Wednesday, October 19, ALI-ABA will present California's Revised Rules of Professional Conduct: Traps for the Unwary, to help practitioners become familiar with revisions to the rules. The live webcast will run from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m. EDT. A special commission in California has reexamined that state's Rules of Professional Conduct and proposed...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    The International Chamber of Commerce will hold their annual International Arbitration in Latin America Conference Sunday, November 6 through Tuesday, November 8 at the Ritz-Carlton in South Beach, Miami. Day one begins at 10 a.m. and ends at 6:00 p.m. Day two begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 6:00 p.m., and day three begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 6:00...
  • 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
    Join Jones Day as they present their executive series roundtable - National Security and Export Control Reform, Take two. Or Three. Or Four? on Thursday, October 20, at the offices of Jones Day, 51 Louisiana Avenue, NW in Washington, DC. It will run from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. and a cocktail reception will follow. In 2009, President Obama announced his...
  • 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
    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
    The Practising Law Institute is offering a three-day seminar looking at recent developments in Securities Regulation Wednesday through Friday, November 9 through 11. The program is being presented live at PLI's New York City Center and is also available via live webcast. All three days begin at 9:00 a.m. and end at 5:00 p.m. This institute is an...
  • 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
    Save the dates - Wednesday, October 26 through Sunday October 30 -for the Voice of the Defense Bar's blockbuster annual meeting. This years' meeting is at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road, NW in Washington, DC. The meeting begins on Wednesday with a board meeting of DRI directors at 8:00 a.m. and the day ends at 6:00 p.m. Thursday...
  • 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
    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 Voice of the Defense Bar announced its alliance with Expert Witness Profiler, one of the leading authorities in expert witness research. This alliance will provide DRI members with a strategic advantage in evaluating, retaining and opposing experts. This alliance will allow DRI members to order a comprehensive and customized profile on an...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    The Canadian Bar Association will present a seminar titled International Law - Show Me the Money: Understanding and Securing Government Subsidies for Your Client on Friday, October 28, at the OBA Conference Centre, 20 Toronto Street, Toronto. It begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 12:30 p.m. Participants will hear how the global recession complicated...
  • 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...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    On Wednesday, September 7, the Washington Metro Area Association of Corporate Counsel will present a forum on Technology and Intellectual Property issues. It will be held at the offices of Morrison & Foerster LLP, 1650 Tysons Boulevard in McLean Virginia and begins at noon and ends at 2:00 pm. Under-Secretary Kappos will highlight the importance of...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    The New York County Lawyers Association has planned a seminar titled Friends Don't Let Friends Steal Your Intellectual Property - Brand Protection in Social Media. The event will be held on Tuesday, September 13, at NYCLA, 14 Vesey Street in lower Manhattan. It begins at 5:30 p.m. and ends at 9:30 p.m. A panel of experts will discuss using social...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    Darrell G. Mottley was sworn in as the 40th president of the DC Bar at the Celebration of Leadership: The DC Bar Awards Dinner and Annual Meeting. The evening also recognized individuals and programs for their outstanding work over the past year. "Leadershipis not about standing above anyone at all, but rather standing by their side: the side of a...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    The National Bar Association (NBA) the nation's oldest and largest global organization for African-American attorneys, judges, educators and law students, presented the NBA Pinnacle Award during its 86th annual convention in Baltimore. This is the first year for the award, which recognizes the highest level of achievements made by leading in-house counsel...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    The DC Bar Association is offering a timely review of immigration practice titled Avoiding Ethical Pitfalls in Immigration Law. It is being held on Thursday, September 22, at the DC Bar Conference Center, 1101 K. Street, NW in Washington, DC and begins at 1:00 p.m. and ends at 3:15 p.m. Immigration practice presents a variety of ethical issues that, if...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    On Monday, September 16, the DC Bar Association presents Avoiding and Litigating Wage and Overtime Claims Under the FLSA 2011. The program is at the DC Bar Conference Center located at 1101 K Street, NW in Washington, DC. It begins at 1:00 p.m. and ends at 4:15 p.m. Attendees will learn how to advise employers on wage and overtime requirements,...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    Save the date - Thursday, September 22 - for the Washington Metro Area ACC Corporate Counsel Awards Reception. It will be held at the Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner, 1700 Tysons Boulevard in McLean Virginia. The reception starts at 6:00 p.m. and ends at 10:00 p.m. WMACCA will offer its premier networking event for in-house counsel in the DC area to present...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    On Wednesday, September 14, the New York City Bar Association presents Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits in Mergers and Acquisitions: Being Duly Diligent with Due Diligence. It will be held at the NYC Bar Association at 42 West 44th Street in midtown Manhattan and begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 12:30 p.m. Corporate transactions are...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    The Washington Metro Area Association of Corporate Counsel will present a Litigation and Employment Labor Forum: When You Can Never Say Goodbye to Former Employees. It begins at noon and ends at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 14, at the offices of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, 1333 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W., in Washington, DC. The...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    The New Jersey State Bar Association is hosting the second annual Women in the Profession Section conference on Tuesday, September 27, at the New Jersey Law Center located at One Constitution Square in New Brunswick, New Jersey. This year's conference, Women Rising Up the Ladder, will focus on women leaders in government. Among the speakers...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    Stating it strives to promote and foster an inclusive and diverse bar association, the New Jersey State Bar Association's governing body adopted a diversity statement. Representatives of several of the association's sections representing women and minorities in the profession; government lawyers; and gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender attorneys...

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