Announcements

  • 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 Tuesday, November 15, the Bar Association of San Francisco will offer the Complex Courts Symposium 2011. It will run from 3:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the Administrative Office of the Courts, 455 Golden Gate Avenue in San Francisco. The program begins with a report on the state of the complex courts with Hon. Steven A. Brick of the Alameda County...
  • 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
    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 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
    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
    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
    Join the American Conference Institute for a two-day in-depth examination of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The conference will be held Tuesday and Wednesday, November 8 and 9, at the Gaylord National Resort, 201 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, Maryland and will run from 8:30 a.m. until 5:45 p.m. both days. There are also pre- and post-conference...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    The Westchester/Southern Connecticut Association of Corporate Counsel is offering a review of the latest developments in Patent Law on Wednesday, October 12, at the offices of Kelley Drye & Warren LLP. It begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at noon. The seminar will look at the hot topics arising in patent law. Experts in the IP field will discuss the...
  • 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
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 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
    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 District of Columbia Bar Association is offering a class titled The Fundamentals of European Union Law. The course starts at 6:00 p.m. and ends at 9:15 p.m.on Wednesday, October 26, at the District of Columbia Bar Conference Center at 1101 K. Street, NW in Washington, DC. Any practitioner with clients in Europe will benefit from this practical...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    New York County Lawyers Association CLE Institute is pleased to announce that it has partnered with MarinoLegal, a company that has been educating thousands of lawyers since 1946, to stream many of its high-quality video lectures online, as well as host simulcast online webinars of select, live NYCLA programs. Attorneys will now have easy access to...
  • 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 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...
  • 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
    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 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,...

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