Announcements

  • Monday, August 1, 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 justices...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The New Jersey State Bar Association announced its annual Pro Bono Awards last month. John Hargrave, a South Jersey attorney, received the individual award at the Fourth Annual Pro Bono Conference, and Roseland-based Lowenstein Sandler PC received an award for excellence by an organization at the same event. Bar Association President Susan A. Feeney...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    More than 450 leaders from the legal, financial and nonprofit sectors gathered at Gotham Hall in Manhattan for Lawyers Alliance's 2011 Business Law & Leadership Gala, celebrating the partnership between lawyers and nonprofits and their power to transform New York City communities. This year's distinguished honorees were Louise M. Parent,...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    Thomas S. Williamson, Jr., a partner at Covington & Burling LLP, has been elected president-elect of the DC Bar for the 2011-2012 term. Mr. Williamson assumed office in June. He will serve in that post for one year before becoming president and will continue in office a third year as immediate past president. On Mr. Williamson's installation,...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The ACC Houston chapter has planned a day-long Back to School Symposium on Thursday, August 25, at the Hilton Post Oak, 2001 Post Oak Blvd. in Houston. The program will run from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. with breakfast and registration at 9:30 and a cocktail reception at 5:30 p.m. A variety of topics will be covered. Vinson & Elkins will sponsor...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    Jones Day will host a morning seminar titled The Wikileaks Phenomenon: Protecting the Confidential Information of Your Company and Its Clients on Thursday, August 11, at Jones Day, 500 Grant Street in Pittsburgh. It begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 10:00 a.m. Jones Day's attorneys will discuss some case histories in which the confidential documents...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The Texas Access to Justice Commission honored Gary F. Kennedy - senior vice president, general counsel and chief compliance officer of American Airlines - with the ATJ Corporate Counsel Pro Bono Award on Thursday, June 23, during the State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas. Texas Supreme Court Justice Nathan L. Hecht, the Court's...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The Pennsylvania Bar Institute is hosting a seminar titled Social Media in the Workplace: Facebook, Twitter, foursquare and Other Web 2.0 Sites. It will be held Thursday, August 18, in the PBI Professional Development Conference Center at 339 Sixth Avenue in Pittsburgh. Social networking is permeating the workplace like never before. PBI will review...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The South Florida Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel and the firm of Proskauer Rose LLP will offer a breakfast series program titled A Fearful Walk through the National Labor Relations Act for the Non-Union Employer. The program is on Thursday, August 11, at the offices of Proskauer Rose, LLP located at 2255 Glades Road in Boca Raton,...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    Join the New York County Lawyers Association on Tuesday, August 30, for a breakfast program titled Ethical Approaches to Preparing or Coaching the Witness. It begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 11:00 a.m. at NYCLA, 14 Vesey Street in New York City. The issue of how zealous an attorney can be when preparing a witness for trial continues to be important,...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Monday, August 22, the New York City Bar will host a program featuring Ethics in the Electronic Age: Be Careful when using that Cell phone, Blackberry, Blog, or Social Network. The morning program will run from 9:00 a.m. until noon at the New York City Bar Association, 42 West 44th Street in New York City. Using the latest technology to...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Thursday to Sunday, September 15-18, the State Bar of California will hold its 84th Annual Meeting in Long Beach. It will be held at the Long Beach Convention Center on Ocean Blvd. in Long Beach. Among the offerings are 158 educational programs with up to 19 hours of MCLE credit and 3 education tracks, including credit in all the subfields and...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Tuesday, September 20, the LACBA International Law Section and the ABA Section of International Law have scheduled a day-long seminar - IP Meets the Pacific Rim: Cross-Border Branding in an Era of Multi-Platform Licensing, Privacy and Trade Secrets. It will run from 8:15 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the bar association, 1055 West 7th Street, 27th Floor, Los...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Friday, September 9, the Westchester/Southern Connecticut Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel will present Negotiation Ethics for In-House Counsel - Walking the Line Between "Puffing" and Lying. The program is being held at the Indian Harbor Yacht Club, 710 Steamboat Road in Greenwich, Connecticut. It begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at noon...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Thursday and Friday, August 25 and 26, the University of Texas School of Law has scheduled the 2011 Advanced Texas Administrative Law Seminar at the AT&T Conference Center Hotel in Austin. It will run from 9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. on Thursday and from 9:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. on Friday. The seminar begins with a case law update by Hon. J....
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics has scheduled its annual Compliance & Ethics Institute for four days this fall. It will run from Sunday, September 11, to Wednesday, September 14, at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. This past year has been busy for compliance professionals. The institute is designed to address these difficult issues...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    International Law Office (ILO) and the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) hosted the fifth annual Global Counsel Awards in New York this June. The gala event celebrated the achievements of in-house counsel who were recognized by their peers as excelling in their chosen fields. This year's event was attended by 470 senior lawyers from across the world,...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Thursday, August 18, The American Law Institute-American Bar Association is offering a review of social media for attorneys titled LinkedIn for Lawyers: A Practical Guide to the No. 1 Social Media Tool. It is a live telephone seminar with live audio webcast to any computer, starting at 1:00 p.m. and ending at 2:30 p.m. EST. Many lawyers now...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The New York City Bar has scheduled a video replay of a popular program titled Securities Arbitration and Mediation Hot Topics 2011: "The" Program for Attorneys, In-House Counsel, Experts, Arbitrators and Mediators. The event is being held on Tuesday, August 23, at the New York City Bar Center, 42 West 44th Street in New York City. It runs from 9:00 a....
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The Westchester/Southern Connecticut Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel will review Online Brand Enforcement and the New Domain TLDs on Tuesday, September 13, at the offices of Kelley Drye & Warren LLP located at 400 Atlantic Street in Stamford, Connecticut. The event begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at noon. An online presence is...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Monday, August 15, West LegalEdcenter has scheduled an online video - Third Electronic Discovery and Digital Evidence Practitioners' Workshop - to present the current thought on handling ESI. The program is being produced live at 1:45 EDT and will last 4 hours and 15 minutes. Designed with content partner ALI-ABA for in-house counsel and...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The New York City Bar Association offers a timely video replay of The Seven Deadly Sins of Mediation Advocacy. The seminar is on Thursday, August 25, at the New York City Bar Association, 42 West 44TH Street in New York City. It begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at noon. This mediation advocacy/negotiation program will cover topics well beyond "how to...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    Join the District of Columbia Bar on Tuesday, August 30, for a seminar titled Balancing Legal Ethics with the Realities of Law Practice. It will be held at the DC Bar Conference Center, 1101 K. Street, NW in Washington, DC, beginning at 1:30 p.m. and ending at 4:45 p.m. From conflict of interest rules to the evolving use of technology, legal ethics...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The New York City Bar Association will replay a video of a popular program titled The Role of an Attorney on a Non-Profit Board. It will be held on Thursday, August 18, at the New York City Bar Association at 42 West 44th Street in Manhattan. The event begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at noon. Topics covered will include the legal framework of New York...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The DC Bar has named Monika Kalra Varma as executive director of its Pro Bono Program. Ms. Varma will assume the position September 30 subsequent to the retirement of the program's current executive director, Maureen Thornton Syracuse. The Pro Bono Program mobilizes the private bar to assist in making legal advice and representation fully available...

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