Announcements

  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    Trinda L. Ernst of Kentville, Nova Scotia, became national president of the Canadian Bar Association when the chain of office was transferred from outgoing President Rod Snow of Whitehorse at the closing luncheon of the CBA's Canadian Legal Conference. She brings to the presidency a threefold commitment: to encourage leadership in the profession, to...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    On Thursday, October 27, The New York State Bar Association will present the Fourth Annual Corporate Counsel Institute. It begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 6:00 p.m., followed by a reception, at the Park Central Hotel at 870 Seventh Avenue in Manhattan.The New York State Bar Corporate Counsel Institute will review some of the hot topics and recent...
  • Thursday, October 27, 2011
    The New York County Lawyers’ Association’s (NYCLA) 97th Annual Dinner will take place on Tuesday, December 13, 2011 in the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel. The theme of this year’s dinner is “Legal Compliance and Enforcement.” At the dinner, NYCLA will honor chief compliance officers of major corporations and...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    Save the dates - Wednesday, October 26 through Sunday October 30 -for the Voice of the Defense Bar's blockbuster annual meeting. This years' meeting is at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road, NW in Washington, DC. The meeting begins on Wednesday with a board meeting of DRI directors at 8:00 a.m. and the day ends at 6:00 p.m. Thursday...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    Join the National Association of Women Lawyers for a two-day General Counsel Institute on Thursday and Friday, November 3 and 4, at the Westin Hotel, 270 West 43rd Street in New York City. The program on Thursday runs from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. and on Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. The institute will provide a unique opportunity for...
  • Friday, October 21, 2011
    On October 12, the New York County Lawyers’ Association hosted a public forum, “Multilingual Lawyering -- Challenges and Opportunities,” that presented an overview of job opportunities and career development resources available to multilingual attorneys. Pictured from left to right are forum moderator Dawn Maruna, Mound Cotton Wollan...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    The New York City Bar Association is partnering with CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival on the 6th Annual Entertainment Business Law Seminar. The Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) accredited one-day event will be held on Friday, October 21, at New York University's Helen and Martin Kimmel Center,60 Washington Square South in New York City....
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    Join Jones Day as they present their executive series roundtable - National Security and Export Control Reform, Take two. Or Three. Or Four? on Thursday, October 20, at the offices of Jones Day, 51 Louisiana Avenue, NW in Washington, DC. It will run from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. and a cocktail reception will follow. In 2009, President Obama announced his...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    New York State Bar Association President Vincent E. Doyle III expressed concern that the Judicial Compensation Commission approved a relatively modest salary adjustment for New York's judges whose wages have been frozen since January 1999. Judges are leaving the bench voluntarily in record numbers, according to a recent New York Times article. In 1999...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    The Washington Metro Area Association of Corporate Counsel will offer a luncheon program, Ethical Updates from A Judicial Perspective, on Friday, October 14, at the offices of Gannett Co., Inc. located at 7950 Jones Branch Drive in McLean, Virginia. The luncheon begins at noon and the CLE event begins at 12:30 and ends at 2:30 p.m. This two-hour...
  • Wednesday, October 26, 2011
      The Metro New York LMA chapter is pleased to announce the newly elected board members who are joining the incoming 2012 NYLMA board. The incoming president is Jeff Scalzi of SNR Denton. Jeff is the director of marketing at SNR Denton and previously was director of marketing and business development at Foley Hoag LLP. LMA’s immediate past...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    The ACC Annual Meeting will take place in Denver this year, from Sunday October 23 to Wednesday October 26 at the Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th Street in Downtown Denver. Participants may build a customized schedule from more than 100 CLE/CPD sessions, including such relevant topics as contract negotiations, Dodd-Frank, social media, risk...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    On Wednesday, October 19, the Boston Bar Association will present a seminar titled Doing Business in Canada: Cross-Border Considerations. The event will be held at the Boston Bar Association at 16 Beacon Street in Boston and run from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. The trade relationship between Canada and the United States is the largest between any two countries....
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    On Thursday, October 27, Rutgers Law School is offering a course on Business Divorce: The Causes, Dynamics and Framework. The event begins at 6:00 p.m. and ends at 8:00 p.m. at Rutgers School of Law, 123 Washington Street in Newark, New Jersey. This program will examine the legal issues and strategies for handling business divorces in...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    The New York City Bar and Fordham Law's Leitner Center are hosting a series of events on Thursday, October 20, through Saturday, October 22, celebrating International Law Weekend (ILW). On Thursday, events will be held at the NYC Bar Association at 42 West 44th Street. On Friday and Saturday seminars will be held at Fordham Law's Leitner Center at 33...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    The Canadian Bar Association will present a seminar titled International Law - Show Me the Money: Understanding and Securing Government Subsidies for Your Client on Friday, October 28, at the OBA Conference Centre, 20 Toronto Street, Toronto. It begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 12:30 p.m. Participants will hear how the global recession complicated...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    On Wednesday, October 12, the New York City Bar presents Judges Under Fire: Human Rights, Judicial Independence, and the Rule of Law. The event is being held at the New York City Bar Association at 42 West 44th Street in New York City, and it starts at 6:00 p.m. and ends at 8:00 p.m. United States District Judge Harold Baer Jr. will discuss his new...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    The Boston Bar Foundation (BBF) announced grants totaling $1.1 million to 25 Massachusetts community organizations providing a wide variety of core legal services - from domestic violence and immigration to housing and homelessness. The $1.1 million represents an almost $50,000 increase in core legal services grants, compared with fiscal year 2010. The...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    New York County Lawyers Association CLE Institute is pleased to announce that it has partnered with MarinoLegal, a company that has been educating thousands of lawyers since 1946, to stream many of its high-quality video lectures online, as well as host simulcast online webinars of select, live NYCLA programs. Attorneys will now have easy access to...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    Law schools and other legal education providers should be encouraged to develop "practice-ready lawyers," declares a resolution sponsored by the New York State Bar Association and approved by the American Bar Association (ABA) at its annual meeting in Toronto. "Practicing law requires mastery of legal knowledge and legal skills. Becoming a practice-...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    The American Bar Association Section for International Law is offering a two-day seminar on Thursday and Friday, October 27 and 28, focusing on the latest updates to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The event is located in the Fairmont Hotel at 2401 M. Street, NW in Washington, DC. Day one begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m.; day two begins at 9...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    The New York County Lawyers' Association Task Force on Judicial Budget Cuts, focusing on the effects of budget cuts on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, released a preliminary report that concludes security may be at risk at the Daniel P. Moynihan Courthouse at 500 Pearl Street, and overall courthouse operations will be...
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    The New York City Bar will offer an overview of Whistleblower Incentives and Protections under Dodd-Frank on Thursday, November 3, at the New York City Bar, 42 West 44th Street. It begins at 6:00 p.m. and ends at 8:00 p.m. The panelists are Robert Kraus, Kraus & Zuchlewski LLP; Stephen Cohen, associate director, Division of Enforcement, U.S....
  • Tuesday, October 25, 2011
      An important six-program series is being sponsored by the New York City Bar and chaired by David R. Marriott, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, in which general counsel of leading corporations discuss the current issues of greatest importance to corporate counsel. The series will be held at the bar association, 42 West 44th Street in New York....
  • Tuesday, October 18, 2011
      The City Bar Justice Center, the pro bono affiliate of the New York City Bar, has announced the winners of the third annual Jeremy G. Epstein Awards for Pro Bono Service. Honoring volunteer lawyers for outstanding work on Justice Center projects, the awards were presented at a Celebration of Service reception in October as part of National Pro...

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