Announcements

  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), the world's largest association of in-house counsel, announced today that Veta T. Richardson, executive director of the Minority Corporate Counsel Association, has been selected as the association's new president and CEO, effective July 1, 2011. She will succeed Frederick J. Krebs, who has served as president for...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    On Wednesday and Thursday, April 27 and 28, the American Conference Institute is offering an Advanced IP Forum for Advertising Counsel. The event will be held at the Helmsley Park Lane Hotel at 36 Central Park South in New York City. Day one begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 5:15 p.m., day two begins at 9:15 a.m. and the conference adjourns at 4:30 p.m...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    Business Integrity is offering a free live webinar on Contract Automation and Management for In-House Legal. There will be three live streams of this event starting Wednesday, April 6 at noon until 1:00 p.m., on Wednesday, April 20 at 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m., and Thursday, April 29 at 2:00 until 3:00 p.m. All times are EST. Please join Business...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    NYCLA's Labor & Employment Committee is hosting a special event on Friday, April 8 at 6:00 p.m., featuring New York State Senator Diane J. Savino and New York State Assemblyman Carl Heastie discussing the New York Wage Theft Protection Act, which expands workers' rights to seek civil redress from their employers for failure to comply with the New York...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    On Tuesday, April 26, the New York County Lawyers Association offers the 48th Charles Evans Hughes Memorial Lecture. The event begins at 6:00 p.m. and ends at 8:00 p.m., and is located at the NYCLA Home of Law, 14 Vesey Street in New York City. The lecture series pays tribute to Hon. Charles Evan Hughes (1862-1948), one of the founders of Hughes...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    The New York City Bar Association has released its Legislative Program for 2011, a compilation of state legislative issues that have been studied and addressed by many of its committees. The program includes commentary on existing legislation as well as proposals for new legislation. While the program represents only a portion of the issues that the City...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    The New York City Bar presents Hedge Funds in the Current Environment: The Impact of Dodd-Frank & More. The program is on Friday, May 6, at the New York City Bar, 42 West 44th Street in New York City. The seminar begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 1:00 p.m. As a result of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, many previously...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    On March 1 at the City Bar, a panel of distinguished women judges and litigators explored the question of why women litigators appear in commercial cases at a far lower rate than their representation in law firms. The question had been raised by several women judges of New York's Appellate Division, First Department, who put out a fact sheet on the...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    The New Jersey State Bar Association, the New Jersey State Bar Foundation, the state's three law schools and the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education announced a new continuing legal education partnership. As part of the alliance, the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education will become an entity of the Association, without any...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    The American Bar Association presents its Third Annual National Institute on Internal Corporate Investigations and Forum for In-House Counsel. The event will take place Wednesday through Friday, May 4-6 at the Millennium Broadway Hotel, 145 West 44 Street in New York City. Day one begins at 11:00 a.m. and ends at 5:15 p.m. Day two starts at 8:45 a.m....
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    Connecticut Bar President Ralph Monaco attended Justice Sandra Day O'Connor's iCivics State Chair Conference in California to discuss how the CBA can help promote iCivics as a resource for students and teachers across the country. President Monaco was honored with a special invite from Justice O'Connor, who founded iCivics and currently works to promote...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    U.S. Senator John Kerry has selected Ropes & Gray partner and former BBA president Joan Lukey to head a judicial committee to help fill two pending federal court vacancies in Massachusetts. Ms. Lukey will chair the judicial selection committee that will identify candidates for federal court judgeships in Worcester and Springfield, Massachusetts. In...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    "The New York County Lawyers Association strongly opposes the House Appropriation Committee's proposed $75 million in cuts to the Legal Services Corporation. At a time when 57 million Americans are eligible for the civil legal services provided by the LSC, a decrease in funding of this magnitude will prevent the growing number of low-income individuals and...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    The American Bar Association presents its Third Annual National Institute on Internal Corporate Investigations and Forum for In-House Counsel. The event will take place Wednesday through Friday, May 4-6 at the Millennium Broadway Hotel, 145 West 44 Street in New York City. Day one begins at 11:00 a.m. and ends at 5:15 p.m. Day two starts at 8:45 a.m....
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    On Friday, April 29, The New York State Bar presents Introductory Lessons on Ethics and Civility. The program is located at the Crowne Plaza Times Square, 1605 Broadway in New York City. It begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 12:45 p.m. The seminar features a combination of lectures and a colloquium on ethics and civility. Ethical issues faced by...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    The annual ABA TECHSHOW®2011 has been planned, with the conference running from April 11-13 and the EXPO running from April 11 to 12. It will be held at the Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan. More than 50 sessions will be available as well as legal technology CLE, more than 100 exhibitors, and at least 1,500 fellow lawyers. This year's keynote address...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    ACC will offer a two-day seminar titled Driving Value in Inside/Outside Counsel Relationships on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 3 and 4, at the Chicago Marriott O'Hare, 8534 West Higgins Road in Chicago. Tuesday's program begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 6:30 p.m. and is followed by a reception. Wednesday's program begins at 8:30 a.m. and adjourns at 3:00 p...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    Business Integrity is offering a free live webinar on Contract Automation and Management for In-House Legal. There will be three live streams of this event starting Wednesday, April 6 at noon until 1:00 p.m., on Wednesday, April 20 at 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m., and Thursday, April 29 at 2:00 until 3:00 p.m. All times are EST. Please join Business...
  • 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...
  • 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
    On Thursday and Friday, April 8 and 9, American Law Institute-American Bar Association will review Global Warming: Climate Change and the Law. The annual course is located at the AED Conference Center, 1825 Connecticut Avenue in Washington, DC,and it runs from 7:45 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.on Thursday and from 8:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. on Friday. The U...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    The Charlotte Chapter of the Association for Corporate Counsel will examine green leasing and sustainable initiatives in North Carolina on Wednesday, April 13, from noon until 1:00 p.m. at the offices of K&L Gates, 214 North Tryon Street in Charlotte, North Carolina. The speaker, Peter McLean, partner at K&L Gates LLP, will discuss green...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    The North Carolina Bar Association Foundation Endowment is the philanthropic workhorse of the NCBA Foundation and the NCBA. Since 1988, 462 endowment grants totaling more than $3.5 million have been awarded. But where does this money go, and who benefits from the generosity of North Carolina lawyers? For the grant period from January-June 2011,...
  • 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
    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...
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