Announcements

  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    On Tuesday, October 25, ALI-ABA will offer a live webcast, e-discovery in Transition: New Trends and FRCP Amendments on the Horizon. It will run from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. EDT. This webcast, which is part of an ongoing quarterly ALI-ABA webcast series, will provide a practical analysis on the latest key ESI case decisions. The focus of this program...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    On Wednesday, November 9, West LegalEdcenter and the Daily Journal are sponsoring a Western M&A forum to bring together the leading players in the deal community. It will run from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Network Meeting Center at Techmart, 5201 Great American Parkway in Santa Clara. The course covers five general topics: M&A Trends...
  • 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
    This year, the State Bar of California's Environmental Law Conference at Yosemite is scheduled to run from Thursday, October 20 to Sunday, October 23. It features educational sessions and up to 12 hours of MCLE credits, outdoor presentations, a kid's camp and family activities, keynote speakers, and a Saturday night dinner program. On Friday morning,...
  • 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
    The Practising Law Institute will hold a one-day seminar this fall, Advanced Patent Licensing 2011: Current Developments and Best Practices - a course that will benefit intellectual property lawyers, corporate counsel and others involved in using patents as business assets. It will run from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the PLI CA Center, 685 Market Street...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    On Monday, October 17, the Practising Law Institute will offer the Securities Litigation & Enforcement Institute 2011. It will run from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the PLI CA Center, 685 Market Street in San Francisco. Designed for the intermediate to advanced securities practitioner, outside and in-house counsel, compliance officers, regulators...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    On Tuesday, October 18, West LegalEdcenter will offer An Overview of Recent Trends in Canadian Mergers and Acquisitions as a live webcast. Designed for those practicing in business organizations, cross-border mergers & acquisitions, international law and global trade, and mergers and acquisition, it will run for one hour, beginning at 1:00 p.m. EDT...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    The Los Angeles County Bar Association is holding its 44th Annual Securities Regulation Seminar on Friday, October 28. It will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel, 506 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles. The seminar brings top Washington and regional SEC officials together with representatives of other regulatory agencies...
  • 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
    On Thursday, October 13, the Los Angeles County Bar will present its annual Healthcare Law Compliance Symposium. It will run from 8:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at the Marriott Los Angeles, 333 S. Figueroa Street in Los Angeles. Virtually every aspect of the healthcare industry is subject to a complex web of federal and state laws, rules and regulations,...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    In September, Jon Streeter was sworn in as the 87th president of The State Bar of California with a pledge to fight for court funding, "the most consequential issue of our time." "I cannot overstate the gravity of this issue," Streeter said in his inaugural speech following his swearing-in by Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye at the State Bar's Annual...
  • 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 11, 2011
    On September 27, 2011, the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) hosted a red carpet gala to honor individuals, corporate legal departments and law firms that are committed to diversity and inclusion.  MCCA’s mission is to advance the hiring, retention and promotion of diverse attorneys in legal departments and law firms. Since...
  • Tuesday, October 18, 2011
      The City Bar Justice Center, the pro bono affiliate of the New York City Bar, has announced the winners of the third annual Jeremy G. Epstein Awards for Pro Bono Service. Honoring volunteer lawyers for outstanding work on Justice Center projects, the awards were presented at a Celebration of Service reception in October as part of National Pro...
  • 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...
  • Friday, October 21, 2011
    On October 4, the New York County Lawyers’ Association (NYCLA) Civil Rights and Liberties Committee hosted a reception at the NYCLA Home of Law for Columbian attorney Adil José Melendez Marquez, Esq. Mr. Melendez Marquez is a human rights and labor lawyer who has represented farmers and laborers in the rural areas of Colombia. Pictured is...
  • Tuesday, October 25, 2011
      An important six-program series is being sponsored by the New York City Bar and chaired by David R. Marriott, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, in which general counsel of leading corporations discuss the current issues of greatest importance to corporate counsel. The series will be held at the bar association, 42 West 44th Street in New York....
  • 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...
  • Thursday, October 27, 2011
    The New York County Lawyers’ Association’s (NYCLA) 97th Annual Dinner will take place on Tuesday, December 13, 2011 in the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel. The theme of this year’s dinner is “Legal Compliance and Enforcement.” At the dinner, NYCLA will honor chief compliance officers of major corporations and...
  • Thursday, October 27, 2011
    An important six-program series is being sponsored by the New York City Bar and chaired by David R. Marriott, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, in which general counsel of leading corporations discuss the current issues of greatest importance to corporate counsel. The series will be held at the bar association, 42 West 44th Street in New York. The...
  • Wednesday, September 28, 2011
      American Bar Association President William T. (Bill) Robinson III submitted a comment letter to the U.S. Department of Labor on behalf of the ABA, urging the department to reconsider a proposed rule on the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act. The department's proposed rule would substantially narrow the longstanding “advice...
  • Wednesday, September 28, 2011
      Lawyers for Civil Justice (LCJ) took action this fall to improve the e-discovery rules to which corporate defendants are held accountable. In an official comment to the Advisory Committee on Civil Rules, LCJ argued that problems with discovery and electronic discovery have become so pervasive in recent years that rule makers must immediately...
  • Wednesday, September 28, 2011
    .The National Association of Minority & Women-Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF) announced a new recognition program – Platinum Partners of NAMWOLF -- which honors NAMWOLF’s corporate and public entity partners who succeed at spending a minimum of five percent of their outside counsel legal budget on minority- and women-owned (MWBE) law firms....
  • Wednesday, September 28, 2011
      In testimony at chief judge Jonathan Lippman’s Hearing on Civil Legal Services, New York City Bar President Samuel W. Seymour called for increased and steady funding to close the “justice gap” for low-income New Yorkers. President Seymour called the task force’s documented statistics on unrepresented litigants -- 2.3...
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