Announcements

  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Monday, August 22, the New York City Bar will host a program featuring Ethics in the Electronic Age: Be Careful when using that Cell phone, Blackberry, Blog, or Social Network. The morning program will run from 9:00 a.m. until noon at the New York City Bar Association, 42 West 44th Street in New York City. Using the latest technology to...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    More than 450 leaders from the legal, financial and nonprofit sectors gathered at Gotham Hall in Manhattan for Lawyers Alliance's 2011 Business Law & Leadership Gala, celebrating the partnership between lawyers and nonprofits and their power to transform New York City communities. This year's distinguished honorees were Louise M. Parent,...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    Join the District of Columbia Bar on Tuesday, August 30, for a seminar titled Balancing Legal Ethics with the Realities of Law Practice. It will be held at the DC Bar Conference Center, 1101 K. Street, NW in Washington, DC, beginning at 1:30 p.m. and ending at 4:45 p.m. From conflict of interest rules to the evolving use of technology, legal ethics...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The DC Bar has named Monika Kalra Varma as executive director of its Pro Bono Program. Ms. Varma will assume the position September 30 subsequent to the retirement of the program's current executive director, Maureen Thornton Syracuse. The Pro Bono Program mobilizes the private bar to assist in making legal advice and representation fully available...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    This summer, the DC Bar Association will offer a two-part series looking at internal employment investigations. Part I, Internal Employment Investigation Essentials: How to Conduct in Private Sector, will be held Monday, August 22, and part II, Privilege, Ethics and Strategy, will be held Monday, August 29. Both will be held at the association, 1101 K...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    Social media is all the rage. To find out what effect the social media explosion is having in the workplace and how companies are responding to its use, the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) and its affiliated Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) fielded a survey among compliance and ethics professionals. The research was designed to...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    Jones Day will host a morning seminar titled The Wikileaks Phenomenon: Protecting the Confidential Information of Your Company and Its Clients on Thursday, August 11, at Jones Day, 500 Grant Street in Pittsburgh. It begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 10:00 a.m. Jones Day's attorneys will discuss some case histories in which the confidential documents...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Wednesday, August 10, The Pennsylvania Bar Institute is offering a program Gain the Edge! Negotiation Strategies for Lawyers at the PBI CLE Conference Center at the Wanamaker Building in central Philadelphia. The program will begin at 9:00 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m. Attorneys negotiate on a regular basis; in fact negotiation ability may be the most...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    Kathleen L. Casey, commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission, spoke at the national conference of the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals. Ms. Casey discussed the challenges of the current regulatory environment and the state of play at the SEC with respect to the implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act. She noted her...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The Pennsylvania Bar Institute is hosting a seminar titled Social Media in the Workplace: Facebook, Twitter, foursquare and Other Web 2.0 Sites. It will be held Thursday, August 18, in the PBI Professional Development Conference Center at 339 Sixth Avenue in Pittsburgh. Social networking is permeating the workplace like never before. PBI will review...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Wednesday, August 24, the Pennsylvania Bar Institute will offer a one-hour seminar examining the benefits and pitfalls of lawyers using social media titled Social Media for Lawyers: Darned if You Do, Darned if You Don't?It will be held at PBI's CLE Conference Center in the Wanamaker Building in central Philadelphia. It begins at 1:00 and ends at 2:00 p....
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The Pennsylvania Bar Institute will offer a course titled Social Media in the Workplace: Facebook, Twitter, foursquare & Other Web 2.0 Sites on Tuesday, August 9, at PBI's CLE Conference Center at the Wanamaker Building in Central Philadelphia. The program begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 12:45 p.m. Social networking is permeating the workplace like...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The Northeast Ohio ACC chapterwill offer a presentation titled How In-House Counsel Can Preserve the Attorney-Client Privilege: What Hat are You Wearing? on Thursday, August 18, at the Penton Media Building, 1300 East Ninth Street in Cleveland. It begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 10:30 a.m. Speakers Kerin Lyn Kaminski and Karen L. Giffen of Giffen...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Thursday, August 18, The American Law Institute-American Bar Association is offering a review of social media for attorneys titled LinkedIn for Lawyers: A Practical Guide to the No. 1 Social Media Tool. It is a live telephone seminar with live audio webcast to any computer, starting at 1:00 p.m. and ending at 2:30 p.m. EST. Many lawyers now...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The South Florida Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel and the firm of Proskauer Rose LLP will offer a breakfast series program titled A Fearful Walk through the National Labor Relations Act for the Non-Union Employer. The program is on Thursday, August 11, at the offices of Proskauer Rose, LLP located at 2255 Glades Road in Boca Raton,...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The Charlotte Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel has planned a luncheon program on negotiations titled How to Keep the Deal You Think You've Negotiated. It is scheduled for Wednesday, September 7, at Byron's South End, 101 W. Worthington in Charlotte, North Carolina. It begins at noon and ends at 1:30 p.m. Whether an M&A deal,...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    Thomas S. Williamson, Jr., a partner at Covington & Burling LLP, has been elected president-elect of the DC Bar for the 2011-2012 term. Mr. Williamson assumed office in June. He will serve in that post for one year before becoming president and will continue in office a third year as immediate past president. On Mr. Williamson's installation,...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The ACC Houston chapter has planned a day-long Back to School Symposium on Thursday, August 25, at the Hilton Post Oak, 2001 Post Oak Blvd. in Houston. The program will run from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. with breakfast and registration at 9:30 and a cocktail reception at 5:30 p.m. A variety of topics will be covered. Vinson & Elkins will sponsor...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    A resolution was presented to the Texas Supreme Court June 27, in recognition of their efforts to preserve funding for the state's legal aid system. Rep. Jerry Madden (Plano), Rep. Will Harnett (Dallas) and Rep. Jim Pitts (Waxahachie) presented the resolution to the Court in the House Chamber. Sen. José Rodríguez (El Paso), Sen. Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa (...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Thursday and Friday, August 25 and 26, the University of Texas School of Law has scheduled the 2011 Advanced Texas Administrative Law Seminar at the AT&T Conference Center Hotel in Austin. It will run from 9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. on Thursday and from 9:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. on Friday. The seminar begins with a case law update by Hon. J....
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The University of Texas School of Law has planned a two-day 2011 Mortgage Lending Institute on Thursday and Friday, September 15 and 16. It will run from 9:00 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. on Thursday and from 9:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. on Friday at the Four Seasons Hotel in Austin. The program will be repeated in October in Dallas and in Houston in November. On...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The ACC Houston chapter and will hold a chapter meeting on Tuesday, August 16, and offer Plan Now or Pay Later: Preparing for the UK Bribery Act and Changing FCPA Landscape. It will run from 11:15 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Maggianos Little Italy in Houston. Haynes and Boone lawyers Laurence Finder and Ryan McConnell will speak about anti-bribery,...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    This fall, the International Association of Privacy Professionals will hold aprivacy academy - Privacy Meets Practice. It will run from Wednesday to Friday, September 14 to 16, at the Fairmont Hotel in Dallas. Privacy is interwoven into every facet of today's economy, and yet privacy professionals are often alone, walking the fine line of...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The Texas Access to Justice Commission honored Gary F. Kennedy - senior vice president, general counsel and chief compliance officer of American Airlines - with the ATJ Corporate Counsel Pro Bono Award on Thursday, June 23, during the State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas. Texas Supreme Court Justice Nathan L. Hecht, the Court's...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Thursday, September 15, the Bar Association of San Francisco will offer ERISA for the Rest of Us at the BASF Conference Center, 301 Battery Street in San Francisco. It will run from noon to 1:30 p.m. Teresa Renaker, a shareholder with Lewis, Feinberg, Lee, Renaker & Jackson, P.C., will discuss the following topics: ERISA preemption - when...
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