Announcements

  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    The New York County Lawyers Association will offer a program examining Microfinance Law and Practice on Wednesday, May 11, at NYCLA, 14 Vesey Street in New York City. The event begins at noon and ends at 3:00 p.m. Microfinance is a term used to describe financial services available to low-income individuals or to those without access to traditional...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    Recognizing the increasing globalization of the practice of law, American Bar Association President Stephen N. Zack announced that the ABA's international efforts will be coordinated under a unified structure, to be overseen by the senior director of Washington, DC operations, Jim Swanson. The association's international work is primarily undertaken by...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    The Boston Bar Association enthusiastically endorses Justice Barbara A. Lenk's elevation to the Supreme Judicial Court based on her extensive and distinguished record as a judge and other professional accomplishments. Justice Lenk is the most senior justice of the Massachusetts Appeals Court. During her nearly 16 years on that court, she has authored...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    The New York City Bar Association announced the winners of this year's Kathryn A. McDonald Awards, which are presented annually for excellence in service to the Family Court. This year's honorees, Melissa Beck and Virginia Gippetti, are individuals who have dedicated their abilities and leadership skills throughout their careers to the family court and the...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    On Friday, May 27, the State Bar of Texas will offer the Bill of Rights Course in Austin. It will run from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Texas Law Center, 1414 Colorado Street. Cosponsored by the Individual Rights and Responsibilities and the LGBT Sections of the state bar,the course will examine the following issues:U.S. and Texas Supreme Court...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    In a luncheon program offered by the DC Bar on Thursday, June 23, Dr. Michael Mazis, professor emeritus of marketing at American University's Kogod School of Business, will explain how different types of surveys are used in trademark infringement cases. Mr. Mazis has provided survey expert testimony in trademark cases throughout the country and will...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    In an event sponsored by the Bar Association of San Francisco, Jonathan Storper, chair of the Corporate, Securities, Tax, and Sustainable Business Practice Group with Hanson Bridgett LLP, will explain the benefit corporation. Understanding the Benefit Corporation will run from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the BASF Conference Center, 301 Battery Street in San...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    On May 18, the Practising Law Institute is planning a seminar to examine recent Delaware Law Developments: What All Business Lawyers Need to Know. The event will be at the PBI CLE Conference Center located at the Wanamaker Building in Central Philadelphia. It begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m. Delaware law plays a critical role in U.S. corporate...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    On Thursday, July 14, the DC Bar will offer Antitrust Investigations: Tactical and Ethical Issues, to discuss ethical and tactical issues that often arise in antitrust investigations. It will run from 4:00 to 7:15 p.m. at the Bar Conference Center, 1101 K Street NW in Washington, DC. A panel of experienced prosecutors and defense counsel will cover...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    At the New York County Lawyers' Law Day luncheon on April 29, 2011 the Justice Louis J. Capozzoli Gavel Award was presented by Hon. Judith S. Kaye to Hon. Bernard J. Fried, Supreme Court Justice in the Commercial Division of New York County. The Capozzoli Gavel Award commemorates the life of a lawyer and judge who was devoted to public service and embodied...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    On Wednesday, May 11, the San Francisco ACC chapter will explain how to put in place a cohesive, efficient and streamlined program to manage and extract the value from brand investments. The seminar, Global Trademark Portfolio Management: How to Build It, How to Budget It, will run from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Crown Plaza Cabana Palo Alto....
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    The New York County Lawyers Association will offer a seminar focusing on cloud computing titled Everything You Need To Know About Cloud Computing: Risks, Dangers, Current Legislation and Ethical Considerations. The course is located at NYCLA, 14 Vesey Street in New York City. It begins at 6:00 p.m. and ends at 9:00 p.m. A panel of experts will...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    On Tuesday, May 10, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., the Boston Bar Association and the South Asian Bar Association are hosting a free social media workshop at the Boston Bar Association's conference center, 16 Beacon Street in Boston. The workshop features Professor Sree Sreenivasan of the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, where he has been on the faculty...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    Hot Topics in California Trade Secret Law is the topic of a seminar being presented by the Intellectual Property Law Section of the State Bar of California on two days in two locations. On Monday, June 27, it will be held at Seyfarth Shaw LLP, 333 South Hope Street in Los Angeles, and on Wednesday it will be held at Jones Day, 555 California Street in...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    On Thursday, June 23, ACCA-SoCal and Hogan Lovells invite members and a guest to attend the 8th Annual Accolades event, a cocktail reception at the legendary Ebell of Los Angeles, where the chapter will honor Sandi "Mama" Romero, cofounder of Mama's Hot Tamales Café, and Laura Sobrino, female mariachi pioneer. The program will run from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    The New York County Lawyers Association offers a two-part series on How to Handle an Employment Discrimination Case, with the first part on Monday, May 16, and the second part on Monday, May 23. It will be held at NYCLA, 14 Vesey Street in New York City. Each session begins at 6:00 p.m. and ends at 9:00 p.m. Attendees will learn the basics of how to...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    Join the American Conference Institute for a two-day seminar looking into Wage & Hour Claims and Class Actions on Monday and Tuesday, May 23 and 24, at the New York Marriott Downtown, 85 West Street in New York City. The conference starts Monday at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 5:30 p.m. On Tuesday the program begins at 8:15 a.m. and will adjourn at 3:15 p...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    The Employer Legislative Committees of New Jersey and the New Jersey Business and Industry Association will present the annual Employer Legislative Committees Dinner on Wednesday, June 15, at the Westin Princeton, 201 Village Boulevard in Princeton. The evening begins with a cocktail reception at 6:00 p.m. followed by dinner at 7:00 p.m. The highlight...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    In a lunchtime seminar, the Bar Association of San Francisco will offer Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: SEC & DOJ think about FCPA. It will run from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the association's conference center, 301 Battery Street in San Francisco. Jerry Roth, a partner at Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP, and Mark Hair, a partner with the Stone Turn Group...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    On Wednesday, May 18, the DC Bar Association will hold a program titled Essential Checklist for Electronic Discovery in 2011 at the DC Bar Association, 1101 K. Street, NW, Washington, DC. It will run from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The course will offer a guide to practitioners seeking proper management of discoverable information stored in electronic...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    Join the Minority Corporate Counsel Association on Thursday through Saturday, April 14-16, for MCCA's 8th Annual General Counsel Invitational Diversity Leadership Summit. This years' event will be held at the Doral Resort & Spa, 4400 NW 87th Ave. in Miami, Florida. On Thursday the summit runs from 9:00 a.m. until 5:30 pm, and on Friday it begins at...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    On Thursday and Friday, May 26 and 27, the University Of Texas School Of Law will hold its Annual Technology Law Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in Austin. It will run from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Thursday and from 8:00 a.m. until 3:10 p.m. on Friday. On Thursday, topics that will be covered include trends in outsourcing legal services, a...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    On March 2, the South/Central Texas Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel presented a check in the amount of $25,000 to the Community Justice Program (CJP). The funds are the net proceeds from ACC's 13th Annual Ethics Conference, Ethics Follies® "Remote Control," which was held in September, 2010. The San Antonio Bar Association (SABA) and San...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    The Texas Tech School of Law won the final round of the 61st Annual National Moot Court Competition, held Friday, February 4, at the New York City Bar Association. The winning team included Alexis Butler, Daniel Durell and Jason Jordon. The University Of Tennessee College Of Law was the runner-up team; best oralist went to Alexis Butler of Texas Tech...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    The Houston Bar Foundation (HBF) has announced its annual awards for pro bono service, volunteerism and legal writing. The HBF is the charitable arm of the Houston Bar Association (HBA) that enables the organization to fund crucial programs that provide legal services and support the administration of justice for all Harris County citizens. Awards are...

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