Announcements

  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    On Wednesday, October 19, the Boston Bar Association will present a seminar titled Doing Business in Canada: Cross-Border Considerations. The event will be held at the Boston Bar Association at 16 Beacon Street in Boston and run from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. The trade relationship between Canada and the United States is the largest between any two countries....
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    The Practising Law Institute will hold a one-day seminar this fall, Advanced Patent Licensing 2011: Current Developments and Best Practices - a course that will benefit intellectual property lawyers, corporate counsel and others involved in using patents as business assets. It will run from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the PLI CA Center, 685 Market Street...
  • 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...
  • 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
    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...
  • 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
    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 11, 2011
    On September 27, 2011, the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) hosted a red carpet gala to honor individuals, corporate legal departments and law firms that are committed to diversity and inclusion.  MCCA’s mission is to advance the hiring, retention and promotion of diverse attorneys in legal departments and law firms. Since...
  • 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
    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
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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
    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 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
    New York State Bar Association President Vincent E. Doyle III expressed concern that the Judicial Compensation Commission approved a relatively modest salary adjustment for New York's judges whose wages have been frozen since January 1999. Judges are leaving the bench voluntarily in record numbers, according to a recent New York Times article. In 1999...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    On Monday, October 17, the Practising Law Institute will offer the Securities Litigation & Enforcement Institute 2011. It will run from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the PLI CA Center, 685 Market Street in San Francisco. Designed for the intermediate to advanced securities practitioner, outside and in-house counsel, compliance officers, regulators...
  • 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
    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
    On Tuesday, October 18, West LegalEdcenter will offer An Overview of Recent Trends in Canadian Mergers and Acquisitions as a live webcast. Designed for those practicing in business organizations, cross-border mergers & acquisitions, international law and global trade, and mergers and acquisition, it will run for one hour, beginning at 1:00 p.m. EDT...
  • 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
    On Thursday, October 13, the Los Angeles County Bar will present its annual Healthcare Law Compliance Symposium. It will run from 8:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at the Marriott Los Angeles, 333 S. Figueroa Street in Los Angeles. Virtually every aspect of the healthcare industry is subject to a complex web of federal and state laws, rules and regulations,...
  • 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...

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