Announcements

  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    On Thursday and Friday, August 11 and 12, the State Bar of Texas will offer its annual AdvancedWorkers' Compensation Law Course. This annual program will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. on Thursday and from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Friday at the Radisson Town Lake in Austin. Highlights of the course include a luncheon commissioner's update with...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    The Practising Law Institute has scheduled a combination program - Understanding Copyright Law in the Data Era and Understanding Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace 2011 on Monday and Tuesday, July 11 and 12, at the PLI CA Center, 685 Market Street in San Francisco. It will run from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. both days. Speakers include J. Michael...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    The State Bar of Arizona will hold CLE by the Sea on Wednesday to Saturday, July 13 to 16, at the Hotel del Coronado in Coronado, California. The event will include an ethics program on Wednesday, from 1:30 to 4:45 p.m., a trial practice program from Thursday to Saturday, 8:15 to 12:30 p.m., and a short sales, foreclosure, taxes and bankruptcy program...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    West LegalEd has planned a Basics of Government Contracting seminar in Las Vegas, Nevada, from Tuesday to Thursday, August 16 to 18. It will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday and from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Thursday at the Flamingo Las Vegas, 3555 Las Vegas Blvd. South. This comprehensive review of the entire federal...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    Stradley Ronon hosted the 2011 "Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes" CEO Corporate Recruitment Breakfast on April 13 in the firm's Philadelphia office. Guests to the invitation-only breakfast included Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, Step Out Walk co-chair Billie Jean King and NBC 10's Lori Wilson. Attendees had the opportunity to learn what steps they can...
  • Monday, July 18, 2011
    In a report to the New York State Judicial Compensation Commission, the New York City Bar Association urges that salaries for justices of the Supreme Court of New York State be increased to no less than $195,000, and that other New York State court judges receive a proportionate increase as well. The current salary for New York State Supreme Court...
  • Friday, June 3, 2011
    Experts from 10 countries will address current and emerging antitrust issues NEW YORK (May 27, 2011 ) – An all-star line up of dignitaries and senior lawyers headline a global antitrust summit being held here on June 7, 2011 at the offices of international law firm Clifford Chance, which is co-hosting the event with leading antitrust law and regulatory...
  • Monday, June 27, 2011
    "The New York City Bar Association applauds Governor Cuomo and the Legislature on the historic passage of legislation that will bring full marriage equality to New York. Same-sex couples who wish to marry in New York will finally have the legal status that all married couples enjoy and that is clearly recognized by institutions, governments,...
  • Tuesday, June 28, 2011
    Social Media – it’s all the rage. To find out what effect the social media explosion is having on the workplace and how companies are responding to its use, the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) and its affiliated Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) fielded a survey among compliance and ethics professionals. This is the...
  • Wednesday, June 29, 2011
    To maintain its position as one of the world’s major centers for international legal matters, New York should establish a permanent center for international arbitration, as well as a council of international law firms, to promote and advance New York law, recommends a report released today by the New York State Bar Association. The Report of the...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    In April, RBS Global Banking & Markets-Americas' Legal Department; Robinson & Cole, LLP; and attorneys Ginger H. Stillman, contracts manager, Verizon Wireless; Vance G. Camisa, counsel, Merck & Co. Inc.; and Barry L. Salkin, of counsel, Olshan Grundman Frome Rosenzweig & Wolosky, LLP, were named by Pro Bono Partnership as 2010 Volunteers of...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) presented the ACC Corporate Pro Bono Award to Laura Stein, senior vice president and general counsel, and the Legal Department of The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) on Monday, April 11, at the company's corporate headquarters in Oakland, California. The award is given annually to a corporate counsel group for their...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    On Monday, May 16, the New York City Bar will examine the Whistleblower Protections under the Dodd-Frank Act.The program will be held at the NYC Bar Association, 42 West 44th Street in New York City.It starts at 6:00 p.m. and ends at 8:00 p.m. The panelists are Jyotin Hamid, Debevoise & Plimpton, LLP; Aurora Cassirer, Troutman Sanders LLP; Robert...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Sean McKessy will oversee the new Whistleblower Office in the Division of Enforcement. The office will consolidate existing resources to administer the whistleblower provisions called for by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Mr. McKessy will lead a program charged...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    In partnership with the Boston University School of Management, the Association of Corporate Counsel will present Business Education for In-House Counsel in the following upcoming segments:the Mini MBA for In-House Counsel will be held on June 13-15 and on June 15-17, and the Advanced Mini MBA for In-House Counsel will be held on June 14-16.Leading...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    The Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics presents their annual Northeast Regional Compliance Conference on Friday, May 13. The seminar begins at 7:30 a.m. and ends at 4:45 p.m. and is located at the offices of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, LLP at One World Financial Center in New York City. Adam Turteltaub, vice president of SCCE, will...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    On Thursday, May 12, DELVACCA will offer a panel discussion, Employers Under Siege: I-9 Audits, FDNS Investigations and Increased Discrimination Claims - Strategies to Protect Your Company. It will run from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m. at the Union League of Philadelphia, 140 S. Broad Street. The federal government's worksite enforcement numbers have climbed...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    LegalTech has planned its 2011 West Coast Conference for Tuesday and Wednesday, May 17 and 18, at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel, 404 South Figueroa Street in Los Angeles. Attendees may earn up to 12 CLE credits, attend networking opportunities and enjoy an expansive exhibit hall.On Tuesday morning, keynote presenter David Pashman, legal team leader,...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    The New York State Bar Association, in cooperation with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the New York City Bar Association, the New York County Bar Association, and prominent law firms, is launching New York Global Law Week. Global Law Week will run from Tuesday, May 10 through Friday, May 13. The events will take place at various bar associations...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    Join the Delaware County Bar Association on Wednesday through Friday, June 8 to 10, for the 39th Annual Bench Bar Conference at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina, 100 Heron Boulevard in Cambridge, Maryland. The schedule for day one is 11:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. followed by a wiffleball game and barbecue until 9:00 p.m. Day...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    DRI will hold its annual Employment and Labor Law Seminar Wednesday to Friday, May 18 to 20, at the Westin Kierland in Scottsdale, Arizona. It will run from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday and from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday. On Wednesday afternoon, two tracks run concurrently - managing common issues...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    On Wednesday and Thursday, June 1 and 2, the Colorado Bar Association will host its annual Rocky Mountain Intellectual Property & Technology Institute in Denver. This year's theme is best practices - best practices for patent prosecutors and litigators, trademark and copyright practitioners, and licensing and deal attorneys. The institute will...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    In Partnership with the Boston University School of Management, the Association of Corporate Counsel will present Business Education for In-House Counsel in the following upcoming segments:the Mini MBA for In-House Counsel will be held on June 13-15 and on June 15-17, and the Advanced Mini MBA for In-House Counsel will be held on June 14-16.Leading...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    This spring, ACI will offer Global Export Controls Compliance to address the needs of businesses that must ensure compliance with foreign requirements that are often new, unclear and complex. Professionals must vet and monitor worldwide business partners and intermediaries, and with increased cooperation between U.S. and foreign enforcement authorities, a...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    On Friday, May 6, the Colorado Bar Association will present the 43rd Annual Rocky Mountain Securities Conference at the Marriott City Center Hotel, 1701 California Street in Denver. An impressive lineup of speakers and topics has been planned. Using a panel discussion format, the topics to be covered include enforcement in an era of reform and...
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