Announcements

  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    The DC Bar Association recognized its most outstanding members and programs of the past year at its Annual Business Meeting and Awards Dinner on June 23 at the Capital Hilton in Washington, DC. The DC Bar's highest honor, the Thurgood Marshall Award, was presented to Howard University School of Law for its role in training and supporting lawyers who 50...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    The DC Bar Association this month is planning an intermediate level CLE course titled Trade Secrets: The Next Level. The program will take place on Monday, July 12 from 6 to 8:15 p.m. at the DC Bar Conference Center, 1250 H Street, NW, Washington, DC. This new course is designed for those who want to explore important issues beyond the basic provisions...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    The DC Bar Association's active membership has elected John C. Cruden, deputy assistant attorney general of the Environmental and Natural Resources Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, as president-elect of the DC Bar for the 2004-2005 term. Mr. Cruden will serve in that post for one year before becoming president and will continue in office a third...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Supreme Court Labor and Employment Decisions is the title of a seminar to be presented this month by the DC Bar Association. The program will take place on Wednesday, July 28 from noon to 2 p.m. at the DC Bar Conference Center, 1250 H Street, NW, Washington, DC. Speakers will include Maurice Baskin, Venable LLP; Jim Coppess, associate general counsel,...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    The DC Bar Association this month has scheduled a CLE seminar titled Antitrust Investigations in the Era of Enron and WorldCom. The program will take place on Thursday, July 15 from 6 to 9:15 p.m. at the DC Bar Conference Center, 1250 H Street, NW, Washington, DC. Issues to be covered will include: false statements, obstruction and similar issues arising...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    The Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI) this month and next is continuing its Internet Legal Research series of seminars. The sessions are designed to show attorneys how to find a variety of legal resources on the Internet. All programs take place at the Jenkins Memorial Law Library, 833 Chestnut Street East, Philadelphia. The sessions are taught by Jenkins...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Land Use Development - 2004 is the title of a CLE seminar to be presented in three locations this month by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI). The programs will take place on Thursday, July 8 at the PBI Conference Center, 5080 Ritter Road, Mechanicsburg, PA; on Friday, July 16 at the Conference Center at Mellon, 501 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, and on...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    A CLE seminar titled Professor Ohlbaum on Trial Evidence in Pennsylvania is being offered by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI). The programs will take place on Thursday, July 22 at the CLE Conference Center, Wanamaker Building, Juniper Street, Philadelphia; live via videoconference the same day at the PBI Conference Center, 5080 Ritter Road,...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Good writing is at the heart of good lawyering. Attorneys' briefs and motions must compete with hundreds of others for a judge's attention. To help lawyers enhance this key skill, the Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) on Thursday, July 22 will offer a CLE seminar titled Legal Writing With Judge Mark Painter. The featured speaker is the Hon. Mark P....
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    The Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) this month is offering a CLE seminar titled Effective Jury Selection: Mastering the Power of the Process at two Ohio locations. The programs will take place on Wednesday, July 28 at the OSBA offices, 1700 Lake Shore Drive, Columbus, and on Thursday, July 29 at the Forum Conference Center in Cleveland. Each session...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    For attorneys who want to be brought up to date on some of the most essential topics in real estate, the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI) on Tuesday, August 3 will represent a seminar titled A Day on Real Estate - East. Some of the discussion topics to be covered at this day-long program are Letters of Intent as Pre-negotiation Contracts, Tax Update for...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    The American Law Institute-American Bar Association Committee on Continuing Professional Education this month will present its ninth annual advanced course of study on Products Liability. The program will take place on Friday, July 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. at the Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel, 163 East Walton Place, Chicago. Among the discussion...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    MICPEL and the Maryland State Bar Association Special Committee on Consumer Bankruptcy, in cooperation with the University of Maryland School of Law and the University of Baltimore School of Law, this month will present a CLE seminar titled Lien Stripping in Bankruptcy Proceedings. The program will take place on Wednesday, July 14 from 9 a.m. to 1:15 p.m...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Virginia CLE this month will offer video replays in four locations of a CLE seminar titled How to Win Your First or Next Jury Trial Using the Power Trial Method. The sessions will take place on Tuesday, July 20 at the Executive Conference and Training Center at Tysons Corner, 8201 Greensboro Drive, Tysons Corner, VA; on Wednesday, July 21 at the Executive...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    The Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) on Friday, July 30 will present a CLE seminar titled Basics of Workers' Compensation Law. Speakers for the day-long seminar will include Robert A. Minor, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP; David B. Barnhart, Philip J. Foulton Law Office; Lisa I. Dean, Taft, Stettinius & Hollister LLP; Scott A. Armour, R7I...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    The Northeast Ohio Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America this month will offer a CLE seminar titled Managing the Employment Alphabet Jungle. The program will take place on Thursday, July 15 from 8 to 10:30 a.m. at 9150 South Hills Boulevard, Suite 300, Brecksville, OH. The session will examine topics including The FMLA and ADA Interplay...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    The South/Central Texas Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America has a pair of CLE seminars on its calendar this month and next on timely topics of interest to corporate attorneys. On Wednesday, July 7, the chapter will present a session titled Corporate Campaign Contributions. The program will take place from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the San...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    The Southern California Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America (ACCA-SOCAL) this month is planning an afternoon CLE seminar titled Don't Get Left Behind: Understanding the Business of In-House Relationships. The program is scheduled for Friday, July 16 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel, third floor, 404 South Figueroa...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    The South Florida Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America this month has scheduled another group in its series of Lunch 'n Learn sessions, these under the title Lunch 'n Learn From Your Peers - Best Practices. This luncheon series will be hosted by chapter members on Thursday, July 22 at five southern Florida locations. The sessions run...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Document Drafting is as important to the success of the deal as the negotiation itself. Negotiation and drafting go hand-in-hand, but unfortunately, neither comes naturally to most people. With this in mind, the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI) this month will launch its Commercial Document Series 2004. The opening segments will focus on Shareholder...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    To The Readers Of The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel: One of the most difficult times in a legal career is the period of transition from one job to another. Transition is almost always anxiety laden and often enervating, especially during such turbulent times as these (although I optimistically note that it's beginning to look like the market is...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    For over 20 years, the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) has served the needs of the in-house legal community, offering valuable services and resources, local and international networking opportunities, and advancements in standards for corporate legal practice. As one of its major commitments, the association strives to promote diversity both among...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    Norman L. Reimer, a partner at Gould Fishbein Reimer & Gottfried LLP, has been elected president of the New York County Lawyers' Association (NYCLA). He was installed on May 27 at the NYCLA Annual Meeting at the NYCLA Home of Law in New York City. Mr. Reimer succeeds Michael Miller, who continues as a member of the Executive Committee as immediate...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    Bettina (Betsy) B. Plevan was installed as president of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York (ABCNY) at this year's Annual Meeting of the Association on Tuesday, May 18. Ms. Plevan succeeds E. Leo Milonas as the 61st president in the Association's 133-year history. The new slate of Association officers and members of the executive and Audit...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) has released the findings of its Sixth Annual General Counsel Survey of Fortune 500 companies. Since 1997, MCCA has looked at diversity in corporate law departments across the nation, with a special emphasis on the advancement of attorneys of color. The findings of the 2004 MCCA Fortune 500 General Counsel...
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