Announcements

  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    The State Bar of Texas has scheduled an Advanced Civil Trial Course in San Antonio in July and in Dallas in August. It will run from Wednesday to Friday, July 27 to 29, at the Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa in San Antonio and from August 24 to 26 at the Westin Galleria in Dallas from 8:15 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. on Wednesday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    As part of the Meet Your Counterpart series, the ACC San Diego chapter will present Ten Things Every General Counsel Should Know About the "Cumis" Doctrine. It will be held on Tuesday, July 12, at the Doubletree Del Mar, 11915 El Camino Real in San Diego, beginning at 4:30 and ending at 7:00 p.m. As a rule, an insurance company who owes its...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    The Pennsylvania Bar Institute will provide a course reviewing the latest developments in class action lawsuits on Thursday, July 21 at the PBI Conference Center at the Wanamaker Building in Central Philadelphia. It begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m. Class action lawsuits remain one of the focal points of high-stakes litigation in many...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    Highlighting the fact that financial services are the top contributor to the Massachusetts Gross State Product and a key pillar of the state's economy, the Boston Bar Association (BBA) announced the creation of its new Financial Services Section. Co-chaired by Kevin Handly, partner at Pierce Atwood, and Cornelius Hurley, director of the Banking Law Program...
  • Tuesday, July 26, 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...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    On Thursday, July 14, the ACC San Diego Chapter will examine the attorney-client privilege in a brown bag seminar, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at the offices of Baker & McKenzie, 12544 High Bluff Drive in San Diego. Attorney-Client Privilege in the U.S. and Abroad - From Investigation through Trial will address the domestic and international...
  • Thursday, July 7, 2011
    Mal Serure and Anna Stern of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP served theSettlement Housing Fund (SHF) by successfully negotiating a commercial lease for SHF’s housing development fund corporation, thus helping to ensure the success of an affordable cooperative in Harlem. Settlement Housing Fund is a leading not-for-profit developer of affordable...
  • Thursday, July 14, 2011
      Journalist Ellis Cose Discusses Book At NYCLA Event   The New York County Lawyers’ Association hosted a book signing and discussion on June 23 with journalist/author Ellis Cose (center), who discussed his latest book, The End of Anger: A New Generation’s Take on Race and Rage, whichtracks the diminishment of black anger...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    In just three and one-half years, funding for the Massachusetts State Trial Court has plummeted by 14 percent, resulting in the loss of over 1,000 highly experienced employees - according to Justice on the Road to Ruin, a report issued today by the Boston Bar Association in advance of the Massachusetts Senate releasing its proposed budget. Absent level...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    The New Jersey Law Center is hosting a forum on Recent Developments in New Jersey Law on Thursday, July 28. Join colleagues from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the New Jersey Law Center at One Constitution Square in New Brunswick for New Jersey updates. Keeping up to date with the latest developments is critical for practitioners to effectively represent...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    Denise Scofield, a partner at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, is the new president of the Houston Bar Association, which is the fifth largest metropolitan bar association in the nation. She succeeded T. Mark Kelly of Vinson & Elkins LLP at the Houston Bar Association's Annual Dinner Meeting at River Oaks Country Club in June. Other new HBA...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    Chief justices from the six New England states and the chief of New York's state courts testified in May on the critical need for access to justice for individuals, families and businesses at the American Bar Association Task Force on Preservation of the Justice System's public hearing at the University of New Hampshire School of Law. Hon. Robert A....
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    The Voice of the Defense Bar has signed an extremely prestigious group of speakers to lead the sessions for the organization's 2011 Annual Meeting taking place October 26-30 in Washington, DC. "Embracing Our Common Humanity," is the title of President Clinton's address. President Clinton, a powerful voice for progress around the world, will share his...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    The West LegalEdcenter will provide a live webinar on Wednesday, August 10, to discuss executive compensation requirements under Dodd-Frank. It will begin at noon EDT and run for one hour. The Dodd-Frank Act imposes a number of significant changes on public reporting companies in the areas of executive compensation and corporate governance. Such...
  • Tuesday, June 28, 2011
    Social Media – it’s all the rage. To find out what effect the social media explosion is having on the workplace and how companies are responding to its use, the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) and its affiliated Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) fielded a survey among compliance and ethics professionals. This is the...
  • Friday, June 3, 2011
    Experts from 10 countries will address current and emerging antitrust issues NEW YORK (May 27, 2011 ) – An all-star line up of dignitaries and senior lawyers headline a global antitrust summit being held here on June 7, 2011 at the offices of international law firm Clifford Chance, which is co-hosting the event with leading antitrust law and regulatory...
  • Monday, June 27, 2011
    "The New York City Bar Association applauds Governor Cuomo and the Legislature on the historic passage of legislation that will bring full marriage equality to New York. Same-sex couples who wish to marry in New York will finally have the legal status that all married couples enjoy and that is clearly recognized by institutions, governments,...
  • Wednesday, June 29, 2011
    To maintain its position as one of the world’s major centers for international legal matters, New York should establish a permanent center for international arbitration, as well as a council of international law firms, to promote and advance New York law, recommends a report released today by the New York State Bar Association. The Report of the...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    Join the Delaware County Bar Association on Wednesday through Friday, June 8 to 10, for the 39th Annual Bench Bar Conference at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina, 100 Heron Boulevard in Cambridge, Maryland. The schedule for day one is 11:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. followed by a wiffleball game and barbecue until 9:00 p.m. Day...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    The New York State Bar Association, in cooperation with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the New York City Bar Association, the New York County Bar Association, and prominent law firms, is launching New York Global Law Week. Global Law Week will run from Tuesday, May 10 through Friday, May 13. The events will take place at various bar associations...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    In an evening seminar designed for in-house counsel only, the DELVACCA ACC chapter will host a seminar to help in-house counsel guide their careers. Navigating Your In-House Counsel Career In Your 30s and Beyond - Making Smart Choices will run from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the Pyramid Club, 1735 Market Street in Philadelphia. Cocktails and substantial hors...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    The Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel will present a program titled Achieving 20/20 Hindsight: Practical Solutions to Avoid Rescission, Unenforceability and Misinterpretation of Your Contracts.The course is on Wednesday, June 8 at the Cornell Club, 6 East 44th Street in Manhattan. It runs from 6:15 p.m. until 7:55 p.m...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    The Employer Legislative Committees of New Jersey and the New Jersey Business and Industry Association will present the annual Employer Legislative Committees Dinner on Wednesday, June 15, at the Westin Princeton, 201 Village Boulevard in Princeton. The evening begins with a cocktail reception at 6:00 p.m. followed by dinner at 7:00 p.m. The highlight...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    On Monday and Tuesday, May 23 and 24, the American Conference Institute will offer DCAA Audits West Coast: Strategies to Prepare and Manage Increasingly Complex and Frequent Audits, to providethe latest audit perspectives from senior in-house government contract executives, government officials, lawyers and accountants. It will run from 9:00 a.m. to 5:...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    The Association of Corporate Counsel has chosen New Orleans as the site for its two-day Corporate Counsel University. It will run from Sunday to Tuesday, May 15 to 17, at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel in New Orleans. An opening reception will begin the program on Sunday at 5:30. On Monday the program will run from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and on...

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