Northstar Conferences Plans General Counsel Institute

Northstar Conferences LLC next month has scheduled its 2004 General Counsel Institute under the theme Building a Better Legal Department - Best Practices in Achieving Peak Performance.

The event, which features several concurrent sessions targeted to the needs of the general counsel and top managers in today's legal departments, is set for Tuesday and Wednesday, September 28 and 29 at the Four Seasons Resort Aviara, Carlsbad, CA.

Discussions over the two days of the conference will focus on issues such as:

•The Total Legal Spend: Examining Two Sides of the Same Coin - The In-House Side of the Coin: How to Structure for Success and the Outside Side of the Coin: Working Effectively With Outside Counsel;

•From Pariah to Partner - the Continuum of Outside Counsel Relationships;

•Tying It Together With Technology.

Serving as co-chairs for the conference are Shahzad Bashir, group managing director, Huron Consulting Group LLC; Martin D. Beirne, Beirne, Maynard & Parsons LLP, and Craig B. Glidden, general counsel and senior vice president-legal, and public affairs, Chevron Phillips Chemical Company.

For further information, call (866) 265-1975 or visit www.northstar