Announcements

  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    The New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE) early next month is planning ADR Day IX: Getting Down to Business. The annual event, co-sponsored by the New Jersey State Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section, the Justice Garibaldi Inn of Court, the Association for Conflict Resolution, and the New Jersey Association of Professional...
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    In celebration of National Women's Health Week (May 8-14), the Gibbons Women's Initiative will present a panel discussion on Women's Health Information That Can Save Your Life. The program will take place on Wednesday, May 11 from 8:30 to 11 a.m. at the offices of Gibbons, Del Deo, Dolan, Griffinger & Vecchione, P.C., One Riverfront Plaza, Newark, NJ...
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    The New York Bar Foundation has received a gift from the law firm of Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C., to establish the Judge Bernard S. Meyer Scholarship. The $2,500 award will be available to second-year law students attending a law school in New York state and presented to the student who exhibits excellence in legal writing and advocacy skills...
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    This year's annual Spring Meeting of the ABA Business Law Section was held March 31-April 2 in Nashville, Tennessee, home city to Business Law Section Chair, Barbara Mendel Mayden.More than 1,600 attendees, including nearly 300 first time attendees, had the opportunity to choose from 70 continuing legal education programs featuring 450 speakers, 350...
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    Betsy Plevan, president of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, has issued the following statement on behalf of the Association: The Association of the Bar of the City of New York expresses its strong opposition to criticism of members of the judiciary, and threats of retaliation, made recently by members of Congress and others with regard...
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    A luncheon seminar, entitled Cross-Border Sales and Purchases of Real Estate,the second in a series dealing with important U.S. issues in cross-border real estate transactions, will be presented from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 26 at the offices of Arent Fox PLLC, 1675 Broadway, 34th Floor, New York City. Partner James R. Silkenat, former chair,...
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    The firm of Brown Raysman Millstein Felder & Steiner LLP this month is continuing its series of CLE seminars on issues of interest to in-house counsel. At each session, speakers will be Brown Raysman attorneys still to be announced. All sessions take place at the Brown Raysman offices, 900 Third Avenue, New York City. The programs are being offered...
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    "The current structure of the New York Court system cannot be defended. It is inefficient, costly to litigants and generally not conducive to the swift and sure administration of justice. It fails to take full advantage of the capabilities of the judiciary and makes needless and costly demands on attorneys' and their clients' time." These assessments are...
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    The regulatory and legislative landscape for financial services firms - banks, mutual funds, insurance companies, and broker-dealers - continues to evolve at a rapid pace. Governance and merger issues, how to manage and use customer information in responsible ways and how to respond to regulators and law enforcement are issues facedby in-house counsel on a...
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    WESFACCA, the Westchester/ Southern Connecticut Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel America, this month has scheduled a CLE seminar titled Hot Leasing Topics in a Changing Real Estate Market. The program will take place on Thursday, May 12 from noon to2 p.m. at the WESFACCA Conference Center, 970 Summer Street, Stamford, CT. Panelists will...
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    Underscoring an unwavering commitment to advance the highest standards of excellence for the legal profession, to facilitate access to justice, and to serve the community at large, the Boston Bar Association (BBA) and its charitable affiliate, the Boston Bar Foundation (BBF) announce that Richard M. Page, Jr. has been named Executive Director of both the...
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    The DC Bar Association this month will present Part 2 in its Fundamentals of Administrative Law Practice Series under the title Judicial Review of Agency Decision Making. The program will take place on Tuesday, May 10 from 6 to 9:15 p.m. at the DC Bar Conference Center, 1250 H Street, NW, Washington, DC. Speakers for the evening program will include...
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    The Northeast Ohio Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel America this month has scheduled a CLE seminar titled Avoiding Employee Claims and Other Employment Headaches. The program will take place on Thursday, May 19 from 8 to 10 a.m. at a location still to be announced. Discussion topics for the morning session will include: Non-compete/non-...
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    As the frequency and severity of employment practice liability (EPL) claims continue to rise, public and private companies of all sizes face catastrophic loses with shocking regularity. To help guide human resource managers, in-house counsel, risk managers and small business owners, in employment-related issues, AIG National Union is sponsoring its spring...
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    The American Arbitration Association (AAA) and the International Centre for Dispute Resolution this month will present the third of four distinguished lectures to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA). The program, titled Global Implications of the FAA: The Role of Legislation in International Arbitration, is scheduled for...
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    The Southern California Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel America on Wednesday, May 25 is planning a Networking Roundtable Lunch titled Keeping Off Homeland Security's Radar - Immigration Compliance in a Nutshell. Mitchell Wexler of Fragomen, Del Rey, Bersen & Loewy will discuss topics such as An Effective I-9 Policy, New Electronic...
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    The Washington, DC Metropolitan Area Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel America (WMACCA) early next month will present its General Counsel Forum, a session that it regards as the signature education program of its CLE season. The program will take place on Wednesday, June 8 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner, 7920...
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    The firm of Wiley Rein & Fielding this month is planning a CLE seminar titled ADR: What Every Employer Needs to Know. The program will take place on Wednesday, May 11 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Wiley Rein Conference & Media Center, 1776 K Street, NW, Washington, DC. Among the program highlights are: An overview of the Equal Employment...
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    The Georgetown University Law Center this month is panning a pair of seminars on issues of interest to corporate counsel. On Wednesday, May 11, Georgetown Law Center will present a session titled Financial Reporting and State Taxation: Confronting Risks and establishing Controls. Since the corporate scandals of the past five years and the passage of...
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    WolfInstitute this month will continue its series of ongoing employment law seminars in Philadelphia and Harrisburg, PA. The Philadelphia seminars take place at the WolfInstitute, 1650 Arch Street, Philadelphia. Each session begins at 9 a.m. In Harrisburg, the sessions, which run from 9 to 11:30 a.m., will take place at Continental Cooperative Services...
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    The firm of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP this month is offering a CLE seminar titled U.S. International Trade Commission - Section 337 Presentation. The program will take place on Tuesday, May 10 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at the Akin Gump offices, One Commerce Square, 2005 Market Street, Philadelphia. In the tumultuous foreign international...
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    The MidAmerica Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel America this month is planning a CLE seminar titled Hiring With Confidence. The program will take place on Wednesday, May 11 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 2405 Grand Boulevard, 15th Floor, Kansas City, MO. The session will examine what every employer should know now about new employment...
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    The Chicago Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel America this month is planning a seminar titled Actions Against Your Company - The In-House Response, and Protecting the Corporate Interests - Corporate Recovery Opportunities. The program will take place on Tuesday, May 24 from 2 to 5:15 p.m. at The East Bank Club, 500 North Kingsbury Street,...
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    67 The firm of Budd Larner, P.C. is offering a CLE seminar titled Keys to Negotiating Better Software Contracts this month. The t, May 26 and 27 at the Sheraton Safari Hotel, Lake Buena Vista (Orlando), FL. Sessions will run from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the first day and from 8:30 a.m. to noon on the second day. The seminar is designed to help...
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    The Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel America on Tuesday, May 10 will present an ACC In-House Salary Survey Breakfast. The results of the new (and once again improved) Inside Counsel Compensation Survey co-sponsoredby the ACC/DFW Chapter, Navigant Consulting, Inc, and OptimusLegal Management and Consulting,LC have been...
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