DC Bar Seminar Will Discuss Lobbying Members Of Congress

Sunday, June 1, 2008 - 01:00

The DC Bar Association will explore the power of political persuasion in a CLE seminar titled Beyond Smoke-Filled Rooms and Lavish Lunches: Lobbying in the 110th Congress.

The program will take place on Thursday, June 5 from 6 to 8:15 p.m. at the DC Bar Conference Center, 1250 H Street, NW, Washington, DC.

This course examines actual case studies of lobbying efforts by lawyers who work on Capitol Hill and who have successfully navigated legislation in Congress. Faculty will provide an interesting and insightful view of the role lawyers play in developing federal legislation. Attendees will gain knowledge on how to better serve the needs and meet the goals of clients outside the courtroom. There will be some discussion on effective strategies and tactics lawyers can use in advocating on behalf of clients.

Speakers will include Irene Bueno, Nueva Vista Group LLP, and Monte Lake, Siff & Lake, LLP.

For information on CLE credits and registration frees, see the Bulletin Board on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at www.metrocorpcounsel.com.

For reservations, call (202) 626-3488 or visit www.dcbar.org.