Announcements

  • Thursday, September 1, 2005
    The San Diego Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel America this month has scheduled another in its series of brown bag programs titled Whistleblower Statutes, Including Issues Related to Such Statutes Under California and Federal Law. The program will take place on Wednesday, September 14 from noon to 1 pm at Invitrogen, 1600 Faraday Avenue,...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2005
    Michael B. Hyman, a principal with Much Shelist, recently took over as president of the Chicago Bar Association (CBA). "He is selfless, smart, organized and will be a great leader for this organization," said his predecessor Joy V. Cunningham. "I often refer to Mike as the 'ideas man' because he comes up with great ideas with amazing regularity."...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2005
    The Northwestern University School of Law this month has scheduled its 44th Annual Corporate Counsel Institute. The two-day event will take place on Thursday and Friday, September 29 and 30 at the Northwestern Law School, Thorne Auditorium, 375 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago. Sessions will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. on the first day and 8:30 a.m. to 2...
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    For 43 years, the Corporate Counsel Institute at Northwestern University School of Law has provided thousands of general counsel with a forum for addressing current challenges and discussing recent developments in the law. This fall the tradition continues with the Chicago program being held September 29 and 30 and the San Francisco program being held...
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    In the constantly-evolving area of employment law, practitioners regularly face a number of ethical questions. Some of these questions are universal; others are more particular to this practice area. To help attorneys deal with these questions, the Association of the Bar of the City of New York (ABCNY) this month is planning a video replay of a CLE seminar...
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    The Boston Bar Association recently announced the election of five officers and seven new Council members. The following lawyers have been elected to serve a one-year term as officers, beginning September 1: President Edward P. Leibensperger, McDermott Will & Emery LLP; President-Elect R.J. Cinquegrana, Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP; Vice President...
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    The New York County Lawyers' Association this month is planning a series of Internet-related CLE seminars focusing on topics of interest to attorneys. The schedule includes: Tuesday, August 9, New York Materials on Westlaw, from 3 to 4 p.m. at the NYCLA Home of Law, 14 Vesey Street, New York City, with Christin Franckle, Westlaw, as speaker;Friday,...
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    Fundamentals of Effective Discovery is the title of a CLE seminar planned for this month by the Massachusetts Bar Association (MBA). The program is scheduled for Tuesday, August 16 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the MBA Conference Center, 20 West Street, Boston. Speakers for the seminar are still to be announced. For information on registration fees, see the...
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    The Legal Marketing Association (LMA), headquartered in Glenview, IL, and the Australasian Professional Services Marketing Association (APSMA), based in Chatswood, Australia, recently announced that they have joined to create an affiliate relationship for the benefit of their members. LMA is the voice of marketing professionals and attorneys at law firms...
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    The Association of the Bar of the City of New York (ABCNY) on Monday, August 22 will present a video replay of a CLE seminar titled Basic Arbitrator Training: What You Need to Know to Become an Arbitrator. This is a basic arbitrator skills program that introduces lawyers to the duties and responsibilities of domestic arbitrators. The program tracks the...
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    The New York County Lawyers' Association (NYCLA) recently submitted two amicusbriefs challenging the constitutionality of restrictions Congress imposed on federally funded legal services programs that provide services to low-income people. Joining NYCLA in one of the briefs, which was filed by Holland & Knight LLP, are more than a dozen other bar...
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    The New York State Bar Association's (NYSBA) Corporate Counsel Section is readying its first Corporate Counsel Institute. The event is scheduled for Thursday and Friday, September 22 and 23 at the Princeton Club of New York, 15 West 43rd Street, New York City. Sessions will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday and from 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. on Friday....
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    With more than 100 members of the bench and bar applauding, the Honorable Joan N. Feeney, Chief U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Massachusetts, recently received the Boston Bar Association's Haskell Cohn Distinguished Judicial Service Award. Describing Judge Feeney as "a legal scholar with extraordinary analytical ability and mastery of detail...
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    Underscoring the Boston Bar Association's long-standing opposition to the death penalty, BBA President-Elect Edward P. Leibensperger last month testified before the Joint Committee on the Judiciary, urging the defeat of all bills related to reinstating capital punishment in Massachusetts. In his testimony, Leibensperger made these and other points:...
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    The Association of the Bar of the City of New York has scheduled a video replay this month of a CLE seminar titled Foreign Collateral: Practical Advice for Creating & Enforcing Security Interests. The program will take place on Wednesday, August 10 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the House of the Association, 42 West 42nd Street, New York City. In the context...
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    Lawyers often assume their writing has to be difficult because their raw material is complex. The Association of the Bar of the City of New York this month is planning a video replay of a CLE seminar that suggests that this assumption is false. The program, titled Writing for Practical Effect, is scheduled for Wednesday, August 17 from 9 a.m.to 5 p.m. at...
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    Virginia CLE this month is offering a CLE seminar titled 8 Keys to the Art of Persuasion. The program will take place on Thursday, August 18 from 9 a.m. to 4:35 p.m at the Holiday Inn Tysons Corner, 1960 Chain Bridge Road, Tysons Corner, VA. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. The featured speaker will be the Hon. Mark A. Drummond, an associate judge for...
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    Contract drafting is a ubiquitous task for lawyers, but most learn to do it well only through trial and error, using forms that may or may not be well-suited for the situation at hand. To help attorneys avoid the problems associated with trial-and-error learning, MICPEL this month will present a CLE seminar titled Contract Drafting and Review for the...
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    The Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) this month has planned a CLE seminar titled What Lawyers Need to Know About Wall Street in three locations throughout the state. Programs will take place on Wednesday, August 10 at the Holiday Inn, I-275 North, Cincinnati; on Tuesday, August 11 at the OSBA offices, 1700 Lake Shore Drive, Columbus, OH, and on Friday,...
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    Should women lawyers mirror the courtroom and boardroom communication styles of their male counterparts. The New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE) this month will attempt to answer that and related questions in a CLE seminar titled Breaking the Gender Barrier ... Communication Skills to Enhance Your Credibility & Authority as a...
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    Effective Writing for Lawyers is the title of a CLE seminar planned for this month by the DC Bar Association. The program will take place on Friday, August 19 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the DC Bar Conference Center, 1250 H Street, NW, Washington, DC. This essential course for new or seasoned attorneys teaches participants how to recognize and...
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    To keep lawyers up to date on legal ethics requirements, the DC Bar Association this month has scheduled a CLE seminar titled Survival Guide for the Virtuous Lawyer: A Legal Ethics Seminar. The program will take place on Tuesday, August 30 from 1:30 to 4:45 p.m. at the DC Bar Conference Center, 1250 H Street, NW, Washington, DC. This seminar explores...
  • Monday, August 1, 2005
    With an ever-increasingly complex society, with ever-growing demands on attention, and with ever-accelerating changes in legal work and laws, lawyers' brains are having trouble keeping up. To help attorneys cope, the Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) this month will offer a CLE seminar titled Mastering Change, Improving Productivity and Reducing Stress for...
  • Friday, July 1, 2005
    Corporate legal departments looking for a better way to work with outside counsel - and conversely, those law firms that serve corporate clients - have a new resource to turn to, The Competitive Edge - The Growing Power of the DuPont Legal Model, written and recently released by DuPont Legal. The 80-page book details the latest innovations of the renowned...

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