Announcements

  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    West LegalEdcenter is offering Managing Litigation 2011: Litigation Readiness and Project Management for the In-House Counsel on Thursday, September 15, at the Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown Lakefront, 511 N. Columbus Drive in Chicago. This live course starts at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 5:30 p.m. As internal pressures mount on legal departments to...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    The Opening Assembly of the American Bar Association Annual Meeting was a celebration of unity between Canada and the United States, as U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer stirred the crowd at Toronto's Royal Conservatory of Music with calls for civility, better education and respect for the Rule of Law. "Children of a common mother, when we...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    On Wednesday, September 7, the Practising Law Institute hosts the ninth annual Directors Institute on Corporate Governance. The seminar will be groupcast to the University of Chicago Gleacher Center, 450 N. Cityfront Plaza Drive in Chicago. It begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m. At this renowned institute, leading corporate governance experts -...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    On Thursday, October 6, Jones Day will present Supreme Court Issues: A Review of Key Cases as the Court Kicks Off the New Term. The event will be held at the offices of Jones Day, 500 Grant Street in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It begins at 8:00 and ends at 10:00 a.m. The presenters, Gregory A. Castanis, Brian J. Murray and Leon F. "Lee" DeJulius Jr.,...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    The American Conference Institute has planned a forum this fall titled Wage Hour Claims and Class Actions on Tuesday and Wednesday, September 20 and 21. It will be held at the Sheraton Fisherman's Whart in San Francisco. Highlights of the forum include a view from the plaintiffs' bar: adjusting litigation strategies in light of new and innovative wage...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    On Thursday, September 15, the ACC Southern California chapter will offer a special program - The Smart Use of Social Media to Reduce Legal Risks. It will run from 3:30 to 6:00 p.m. at Sony Studios, 10202 Washington Blvd. in Culver City. Kathyleen O'Brien, a partner with Reed Smith, and Beth Baier, general counsel and vice president of business...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    On Wednesday, September 21, ACC SoCal will offer an access CLE event in two locations - Irvine and Torrance -to explore Practical Considerations and Best Practices for Arbitration Clauses in Light of the Supreme Court's Recent Decisions. The breakfast program in Irvine will begin at 8:00 a.m. at Paragon Biomedical, Inc., 9685 Research Drive. The lunch...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    On Wednesday to Friday, September 14 to 16, Marcus Evans Conferences will explore the FCPA and Anti-Corruption Compliance. The pre-conference workshops on Wednesday begin at 1:30 p.m., and the program ends on Friday morning at the Hilton San Francisco, located in the Financial District, 750 Kearny Street. Attendees will learn how to leverage...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    Hot Topics in Copyright Law is the title of an upcoming luncheon seminar sponsored by the Bar Association of San Francisco on Wednesday, September 28. It will run from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the BASF Conference Center, 301 Battery Street in San Francisco. The two cases being discussed, Golan v. Holder and Vernor v. Autodesk, have far-reaching...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    NAMWOLF will celebrate its 10th anniversary this year at the 2011 Annual Meeting and Law Firm Expo at the Bellagio in Las Vegas. It will run from Sunday to Wednesday, September 18 to 21. On Monday morning, the welcome address features Vernice "Flygirl" Armour, America's first African-American combat pilot. She will be followed byJulie Gibbens of...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    The legal basics of renewable energy projects, which are being planned and built in many regions in California even though much of the traditional real estate market has stalled, will be covered in a luncheon seminar sponsored by the Los Angeles County Bar Association. The program will run from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Bar Association, 1055 West 7th...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    On Friday, September 9, the Colorado Bar Association has scheduled Advertising Law in 2011. It will run from 9:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at the CLECI Large Classroom, 1900 Grant Street in Denver. Legal professionals from the Federal Trade Commission and the Colorado Attorney General's Office, national business experts, and nationally known private...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    The Executive Counsel Institute has planned a two-day colloquium in Houston titled E-Discovery for the Corporate Market on Thursday and Friday, September 22 and 23. It will run from 9:00 a.m. until 5:15 p.m. on Thursday and from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Friday at the Hyatt Regency Houston, 1200 Louisiana Street in Houston. This is a highly...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    The Cleantech Committee of the ACC San Francisco Bay Area has scheduled a lunchtime meeting, Innovative Smart Grid Technologies and the Legal Issues They Face, on Thursday, September 9. The meeting is being sponsored by Morrison Foerster and will be held at their Offices, 755 Page Mill Road in Palo Alto. Lunch begins at 11:30 and the meeting runs from...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    On Tuesday, September 27, The Bar Association of San Francisco will offer an evening seminar, H-1B Visas for Specialty Occupations, to coverthe basic requirements of H1-B petitions and the preparation of an H-1B petition from start to finish. It will run from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the BASF Conference Center, 301 Battery Street in San Francisco....
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    The State Bar of Texas will offer the Business Torts Institute 2011 this fall, on October 13 and 14 in Houston. It will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday and from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Friday at the Westin Houston Memorial City, 945 Gessner Road. Hot Topics that will be discussed include ten emerging issues in business torts every...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    On Thursday and Friday, October 13 and 14, the State Bar of Texas will offer an Advanced Business Law Course in Dallas. It will run from 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday and from 9:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. on Friday at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel. Topics to be covered include nexus and state tax due diligence in M&A transactions and multistate...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    The University Of Texas School Of Law has scheduled Essential Employment Law - A Practical Course in The Basics, on three dates in three locations. On Thursday, September 15, it will be presented at The Four Seasons Hotel in Austin, on Thursday, September 22, it has been scheduled at the Hyatt Regency Houston, and on Wednesday, October 12, it will move...
  • Thursday, September 1, 2011
    On Thursday and Friday, October 27 and 28, The University of Texas School of Law and its cosponsor, The Office of Chief Counsel, IRS, will offer the 2011 Oil and Gas Conference. It will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Thursday and from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday at the Omni Houston Galleria in Houston. Using a panel discussion format, the...
  • Tuesday, August 2, 2011
    Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor and former American Bar Association President William H. Neukom have been named recipients of the ABA Justice Center’s 2011 John Marshall Award in recognition of their exemplary lifelong commitment to improving the administration of justice. As the U.S. Supreme Court’s first woman...
  • 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
    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
    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
    The New Jersey Judiciary has collaborated with the New Jersey State Bar Association to produce a new video for lawyers that highlights the opportunities and obligations of attorneys to provide free pro bono work on behalf of litigants who cannot afford representation. "Whenever we need help to address the profound legal problems of the day, pro bono...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    Save the date, Monday September 26, for the Minority Corporate Counsel Association's annual Creating Pathways to Diversity©conference. The program is located at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel, 1535 Broadway in New York City. The sessions begin with registration at 7:30 a.m. and end at 8:00 p.m. Creating Pathways to Diversity is the seminal...
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