Announcements

  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    The Boston Bar Association enthusiastically endorses Justice Barbara A. Lenk's elevation to the Supreme Judicial Court based on her extensive and distinguished record as a judge and other professional accomplishments. Justice Lenk is the most senior justice of the Massachusetts Appeals Court. During her nearly 16 years on that court, she has authored...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    The New York City Bar Association announced the winners of this year's Kathryn A. McDonald Awards, which are presented annually for excellence in service to the Family Court. This year's honorees, Melissa Beck and Virginia Gippetti, are individuals who have dedicated their abilities and leadership skills throughout their careers to the family court and the...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    The Dallas-Fort Worth ACC chapter has planned the In-House Counsel and Pro Bono Representation program on two dates and locations. On Thursday, June 16, it will be held in Dallas at Maggiano's, 8687 N. Central Expy, and on Tuesday, June 21, it will be held in Fort Worth at the Shady Oaks Country Club. It will run from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. both days...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    In a luncheon program offered by the DC Bar on Thursday, June 23, Dr. Michael Mazis, professor emeritus of marketing at American University's Kogod School of Business, will explain how different types of surveys are used in trademark infringement cases. Mr. Mazis has provided survey expert testimony in trademark cases throughout the country and will...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    In an event sponsored by the Bar Association of San Francisco, Jonathan Storper, chair of the Corporate, Securities, Tax, and Sustainable Business Practice Group with Hanson Bridgett LLP, will explain the benefit corporation. Understanding the Benefit Corporation will run from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the BASF Conference Center, 301 Battery Street in San...
  • 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
    LegalTech has planned its 2011 West Coast Conference for Tuesday and Wednesday, May 17 and 18, at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel, 404 South Figueroa Street in Los Angeles. Attendees may earn up to 12 CLE credits, attend networking opportunities and enjoy an expansive exhibit hall.On Tuesday morning, keynote presenter David Pashman, legal team leader,...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    Recognizing the increasing globalization of the practice of law, American Bar Association President Stephen N. Zack announced that the ABA's international efforts will be coordinated under a unified structure, to be overseen by the senior director of Washington, DC operations, Jim Swanson. The association's international work is primarily undertaken by...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    On Thursday, May 19, the DC Bar Association will offer a program looking into the new business entities law in the DC metro area - Choosing and Forming a Business Entity in the DC Metro Area: The New DC Law.It will be held at the DC Bar Association, 1101 K Street, NW in Washington, DC, and it will run from 6:00 to 9:15 p.m. The District of Columbia has...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    In a lunchtime seminar, the Bar Association of San Francisco will offer Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: SEC & DOJ think about FCPA. It will run from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the association's conference center, 301 Battery Street in San Francisco. Jerry Roth, a partner at Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP, and Mark Hair, a partner with the Stone Turn Group...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    Wiley Rein LLP is pleased to announce the addition of veteran trademark lawyer Alan S. Cooper as of counsel in its Intellectual Property Practice. Mr. Cooper specializes in trademark, unfair competition law, trademark anti-counterfeiting enforcement and related litigation. Mr. Cooper has more than 25 years of experience representing owners of commercially...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    On March 2, the South/Central Texas Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel presented a check in the amount of $25,000 to the Community Justice Program (CJP). The funds are the net proceeds from ACC's 13th Annual Ethics Conference, Ethics Follies® "Remote Control," which was held in September, 2010. The San Antonio Bar Association (SABA) and San...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    The Los Angeles County Bar Association will offer a full-day seminar, the 25th Annual Environmental Law Super Symposium: The Greening of California - Achieving Green Goals in a Time of Limited Financial Resources, on Thursday, April 28. It will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at the Omni Los Angeles Hotel, 251 South Olive Street in Los Angeles. As...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    Most citizens are aware that legal assistance provided by Louisiana's legal services programs improves access to justice and quality of life to the poor, but many may not be aware of benefits that accrue to the economy of the state. At the request of the LSBA's Access to Justice Committee, Dr. James Richardson, alumni professor of economics at Louisiana...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    The Women's Bar Association of the District of Columbia (WBA), in conjunction with the Women's Bar Association Foundation (WBAF), will honor Sherri Blount, partner, Fitch, Even, Tabin & Flannery, and Debra Lee, chairman and chief executive officer, BET Networks, as the WBA Women Lawyers of the Year at the organizations' Annual Dinner on May 26, 2011...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    The Houston Bar Foundation (HBF) has announced its annual awards for pro bono service, volunteerism and legal writing. The HBF is the charitable arm of the Houston Bar Association (HBA) that enables the organization to fund crucial programs that provide legal services and support the administration of justice for all Harris County citizens. Awards are...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    Join the Minority Corporate Counsel Association on Thursday through Saturday, April 14-16, for MCCA's 8th Annual General Counsel Invitational Diversity Leadership Summit. This years' event will be held at the Doral Resort & Spa, 4400 NW 87th Ave. in Miami, Florida. On Thursday the summit runs from 9:00 a.m. until 5:30 pm, and on Friday it begins at...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    On Thursday and Friday, May 26 and 27, the University Of Texas School Of Law will hold its Annual Technology Law Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in Austin. It will run from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Thursday and from 8:00 a.m. until 3:10 p.m. on Friday. On Thursday, topics that will be covered include trends in outsourcing legal services, a...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    On Friday and Saturday, May 6 and 7, the North Carolina Bar Association presents a seminar titled Environmental Essentials for the Next Decade. It will be held at the Marina Inn at the Grande Dunes, 8121 Amalfi Place in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Day one begins at 7:45 a.m. and ends at 12:30 p.m. with social activities to follow. Day two starts at 9...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    Florida foreclosure filings have dropped off dramatically since December, triggering a cash-flow budget crisis for the courts that will bring the State Courts Revenue Trust Fund Balance to zero by the end of March. The state courts are bracing for a more than $70 million shortfall, said state courts administrator Lisa Goodner. If the legislature does...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    The Texas Tech School of Law won the final round of the 61st Annual National Moot Court Competition, held Friday, February 4, at the New York City Bar Association. The winning team included Alexis Butler, Daniel Durell and Jason Jordon. The University Of Tennessee College Of Law was the runner-up team; best oralist went to Alexis Butler of Texas Tech...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    On Thursday and Friday, April 14 and 15, the State Bar of Texas has scheduled a Health Law Conference to be held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Houston. It will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Thursday and from 8:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Friday. Attendees may attend an optional session on Wednesday evening, from 7:00 to 9:15, to cover basic health...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    On Friday, May 6, the Florida Bar presents Greening the Law. The class is located at the Tampa Airport Marriott at 4200 George J. Bean Parkway in Tampa and will begin at 8:00 a.m. and end at 5:10 p.m. The course will address legal issues arising out of green and sustainable development, leasing, construction, and disputes. Speakers will present...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    DRI recently held a successful seminar, Sharing Success - A Seminar for Women Lawyers in Miami, Florida. The seminar hosted nearly 250 attendees from across the country, and each earned more than 12 hours of CLE credit. It presented many valuable learning opportunities and lively discussions on the topics of challenges for in-house counsel, trial tactics...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    On Friday, April 29, the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics will offer an annual regional compliance and ethics conference. It begins at 8:15 a.m. and ends at 4:30 p.m. at the Renaissance Chicago Downtown, 1 West Wacker Drive in Chicago. The conference will provide a forum for participants to interact with local compliance professionals in...

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