Announcements

  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    The Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI), a major provider of continuing legal education has expended its offices on the 10th floor of the Wanamaker Building in Philadelphia. PBI's center-city presence has grown from 17,000 to 25,000 square feet. The state-of-the-art education center also boasts a new name - Pennsylvania Bar Institute Philadelphia Bar...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    The American Society of Corporate Secretaries (ASCS) this month has scheduled its 58th National Conference, this year's event conducted under the theme Changing Responsibilities, Different Perspectives. The event will take place from Wednesday, July 7 through Saturday, July 10 at the Westin Copley Hotel in Boston. The conference emphasizes the sharing of...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Ron Peppe has joined the Association of Corporate Counsel as the new vice president, Law and Communications. Mr. Peppe is an ACC member and brings a unique combination of both legal experience and non-profit work, ranging from large to small law departments, and including extensive work with non-profit associations and government units. Mr. Peppe...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Benjamin W. Heineman Jr., senior vice president-law and public affairs and secretary, General Electric Company, was honored last month with the 2004 Exemplar Award presented by the National Legal Aid & Defender Association. The award, honoring Mr. Heineman's outstanding leadership and service to equal justice, was presented at the NLADA 2004 Exemplar...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    The American Foreign Law Association, Inc. (AFLA), has elected three new officers: Andrew L. Odell, a partner at Bryan Cave LLP, has been elected president; Michael Patrick, a partner at Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, P.C., has been elected treasurer, and Victor Xercavins, a partner in the New York office of Madrid-based Cuatrecasas, has been...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Kenneth G. Standard, special counsel in the labor and employment law practice group at the Manhattan office of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, took office on June 1 as president of the 72,000-member New York State Bar Association. The House of Delegates, the Association's decision and policy-making body, elected the Chappaqua resident at the organization's...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    The Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America wishes to thank those who made its Stand Tall With New York Special Reception possible. Patrons: Dechert LLP; King & Spalding LLP; Iron Mountain Incorporated. Sponsors: Dickstein Shapiro Morin & Oshinsky LLP; Dorsey & Whitney LLP; Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP; Kroll...
  • 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...
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