Announcements

  • 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...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    This spring, the American Conference Institute will hold an ERISA Litigation conference on Thursday and Friday, April 14 and 15.The faculty will explain expert defense strategies for leading outside counsel and in-house counsel on litigating today's key issues involving fiduciaries, plan fees and benefit claims. The conference will run from 8:00 a.m....
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    The Tennessee Department of Environmental Conservation and the Environmental Law Section of the Tennessee Bar Association will host the Annual Environmental Show of the South. The conference and exhibition will run from Wednesday, April 27 through Friday, April 29 at the Gatlinburg Convention Center, 303 Reagan Drive in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. The specific...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    The State Bar of Texas will host the Texas Minority Attorney Program this spring in San Antonio and in Houston. The San Antonio program will be held Friday, April 1, and the Houston program will be held Friday, May 6. The Houston program will run from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the South Texas College of Law, Garrett-Townes Auditorium, 1303 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
    On Thursday, May 19, the Los Angeles County Bar Association will offer a panel discussion with experienced technology law practitioners, both external and in-house, and regulators to cut through the hype over social media risks. Social Media and the Law: More Guidance, Less Hype, will run from noon to 2:00 p.m. at the bar association, 1055 West 7th Street...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    On Thursday and Friday, April 14 and 15, the State Bar of Texas has scheduled a Health Law Conference to be held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Houston. It will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Thursday and from 8:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Friday. Attendees may attend an optional session on Wednesday evening, from 7:00 to 9:15, to cover basic health...
  • 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
    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 American Law Institute will hold its annual meeting Monday through Wednesday, May 16 to 18, at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco. It will begin at 10:00 a.m. Monday morning and adjourn at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, with premeeting events planned for Wednesday from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. The meeting will open with remarks by Lord Phillips of...
  • 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
    "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
    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
    The San Francisco ACC chapter is sponsoring a night at the ballpark and sports law CLE event on Wednesday, April 13, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. It will be held at the AT&T Park, 24 Willie Mays Plaza in San Francisco. The San Francisco Giants will take on the LA Dodgers at this fun-filled event in one of AT&T ballpark's new and luxurious suites, The...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    In a brown bag luncheon on Wednesday, April 20, the Bar Association of San Francisco will examine Unreported Foreign Accounts and Trusts - the IRS's program for unreported accounts and trusts, Amnesty 2011. It will run from noon to 1:45 p.m. at the BASF Conference Center, 301 Battery Street in San Francisco. Keith E. Pershall, LL.M., is an attorney...
  • 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
    The University of Texas School of Law and The Corporate Counsel Section of the State Bar of Texas will host the annual Corporate Counsel Institute on Thursday and Friday, April 14 and 15, at the InterContinental Dallas, 15201 Dallas Parkway. The program will be repeated in Houston on Thursday and Friday, April 28 and 29. It will run from 8:45 a.m. to 5...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    DRI recently held a successful seminar, Sharing Success - A Seminar for Women Lawyers in Miami, Florida. The seminar hosted nearly 250 attendees from across the country, and each earned more than 12 hours of CLE credit. It presented many valuable learning opportunities and lively discussions on the topics of challenges for in-house counsel, trial tactics...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    Florida foreclosure filings have dropped off dramatically since December, triggering a cash-flow budget crisis for the courts that will bring the State Courts Revenue Trust Fund Balance to zero by the end of March. The state courts are bracing for a more than $70 million shortfall, said state courts administrator Lisa Goodner. If the legislature does...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    The Bar Association of San Francisco will help lawyers give advice about how to dissolve a company in a luncheon seminar titled Proper Burial: How to Advise Your Corporate Clients. It will run from noon to 1:15 p.m. at the BASF Conference Center, 301 Battery Street in San Francisco. Timothy Young of Fortis General Counsel, LLP and Brian Y. Lee who is...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    Most citizens are aware that legal assistance provided by Louisiana's legal services programs improves access to justice and quality of life to the poor, but many may not be aware of benefits that accrue to the economy of the state. At the request of the LSBA's Access to Justice Committee, Dr. James Richardson, alumni professor of economics at Louisiana...
  • Sunday, April 3, 2011
    The Texas Access to Justice Commission and Foundation honored Texas Representative Richard Peña Raymond with the Texas Access to Justice Legislative Hero Award for his contributions to improving access to justice in Texas during a special presentation at the Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid office in Laredo, Texas, on February 25. Texas Supreme Court Justice...
  • 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
    The Corporate Law Departments Section of the Los Angeles County Bar has planned an annual meeting and reception for in-house counsel in the Los Angeles community on Tuesday, April 12. Attendees will meet at the Broad Stage at the Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center in Santa Monica for a reception and an engaging dialogue between academy award-...

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