Announcements

  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    The New Jersey Law Center is hosting a forum on Recent Developments in New Jersey Law on Thursday, July 28. Join colleagues from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the New Jersey Law Center at One Constitution Square in New Brunswick for New Jersey updates. Keeping up to date with the latest developments is critical for practitioners to effectively represent...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    Several upcoming public service programs will give lawyers in the Houston area the opportunity to offer free legal advice: they will answer simple legal questions, give brief legal advice, or refer the caller to the appropriate social service agency for further assistance. LegalLine, sponsored by the Houston Bar Association, and Consejos Legales,...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    The Pennsylvania Bar Institute will provide a course reviewing the latest developments in class action lawsuits on Thursday, July 21 at the PBI Conference Center at the Wanamaker Building in Central Philadelphia. It begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m. Class action lawsuits remain one of the focal points of high-stakes litigation in many...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    Denise Scofield, a partner at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, is the new president of the Houston Bar Association, which is the fifth largest metropolitan bar association in the nation. She succeeded T. Mark Kelly of Vinson & Elkins LLP at the Houston Bar Association's Annual Dinner Meeting at River Oaks Country Club in June. Other new HBA...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    The State Bar of Texas will offer its annual Suing and Defending Governmental Entities Course live in Austin on Thursday and Friday, July 21 to 22, at the Hyatt Regency in Austin. A video replay of the course is scheduled for Thursday and Friday, August 25 and 26, at the Cityplace Conference Center in Dallas. The course will run from 8:45 to 5:15 on...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    The ALI-ABA has planned a three-day seminar, Current Developments in Employment Law: The Obama Years at Mid-Term, in Santa Fe this summer. It will run from Thursday to Saturday, July 28 to 30, at La Fonda on the Plaza in Santa Fe. Early registration begins on Wednesday evening from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., and the program begins at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday and...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    Highlighting the fact that financial services are the top contributor to the Massachusetts Gross State Product and a key pillar of the state's economy, the Boston Bar Association (BBA) announced the creation of its new Financial Services Section. Co-chaired by Kevin Handly, partner at Pierce Atwood, and Cornelius Hurley, director of the Banking Law Program...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    Delaware Valley Association of Corporate Counsel joined with Philadelphia VIP and DELVACCA sponsor Duane Morris to host a free small business counseling clinic for clients of the Women's Business Development Center in Center City.The center's mission is to empower micro-entrepreneurs (primarily but not exclusively women) to start new businesses and grow...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    DELVACCA's Career Development/ In-Transition Committee and SMR Legal Search recently presented a career development seminar to DELVACCA attorneys. In May, Philadelphia legal recruiters Susan Rubinovitz, esq. and Stephanie Ristvey of SMR Legal Search sponsored a career seminar to over 30 DELVACCA members at The Pyramid Club entitled Navigating Your In-...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    On Wednesday, July 13, PBI will address the future of e-discovery in a seminar titled Looking Down the Road: the Future of Electronic Data Discovery. The event will be held at PBI's CLE Conference Center at the Wanamaker Building in Central Philadelphia. It begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 1:15 p.m. Participants know that e-discovery is not a...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    The State Bar of Texas has scheduled an Advanced Civil Trial Course in San Antonio in July and in Dallas in August. It will run from Wednesday to Friday, July 27 to 29, at the Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa in San Antonio and from August 24 to 26 at the Westin Galleria in Dallas from 8:15 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. on Wednesday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    In a seminar that features attorneys from Ropes & Gray, the ACC San Francisco Bay chapter will present a hypothetical patent/antitrust dispute. Patent Wars and Antitrust Counterattacks: Managing Two Worlds When They Collide will run from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Palo Alto on Wednesday, July 13 and in San Francisco on Thursday, July 14. It will be...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    Projects with Purpose and Beacon of Hope partnered to provide a humanitarian event with the Association of Corporate Counsel at their recent corporate counsel MBA event in Louisiana. The groups worked at Filmore Gardens in the Gentilly neighborhood in New Orleans. Attendees constructed a community garden, which provides the neighborhood with a safe haven,...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    In just three and one-half years, funding for the Massachusetts State Trial Court has plummeted by 14 percent, resulting in the loss of over 1,000 highly experienced employees - according to Justice on the Road to Ruin, a report issued today by the Boston Bar Association in advance of the Massachusetts Senate releasing its proposed budget. Absent level...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    A 20-member blue ribbon panel, the Study Groups on Corporate Boards, co-sponsored by Columbia Business School and the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the University of Delaware, has released "Bridging Board Gaps," a report designed to improve board performance and effectiveness by offering a series of recommendations in critical areas...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    The Norris McLaughlin & Marcus Labor and Employment Group will present Social Media and Technology in the Workplace on Wednesday, July 27, at the offices of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus,P.A. located at 721 Route 202-206 in Bridgewater, New Jersey. The event begins with breakfast at 8:30 and ends at 10:30 a.m. This program will offer practical...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) has announced that senior vice president and general counsel, Susan Hackett, is leaving ACC. As part of a transition plan that also includes the retirement of Frederick J. Krebs, ACC's president of 20 years, and the arrival of Veta T. Richardson as ACC's new president and CEO, Ms. Hackett departs to start her own...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    The Practising Law Institute has scheduled a combination program - Understanding Copyright Law in the Data Era and Understanding Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace 2011 on Monday and Tuesday, July 11 and 12, at the PLI CA Center, 685 Market Street in San Francisco. It will run from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. both days. Speakers include J. Michael...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    This year, the ABA will hold its annual meeting in Toronto at the InterContinental Toronto Centre. It will run from Thursday to Saturday, August 4 to 6, and will include CLE credits, social and networking events, and entertainment. Three presidential showcase programs have been planned: on Thursday, from 2:00-3:30 p.m., Trial Practices and Tactics in...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    At the New York County Lawyers Association Annual Meeting this May, the NYCLA inducted Stewart D. Aaron, a partner at Arnold & Porter LLP, as president; Barbara Moses, a principal at Morvillo, Abramowitz, Grand, Iason, Anello & Bohrer, P.C. and president of the NYCLA Foundation, as president-elect; Lewis F. Tesser, a partner at Tesser, Ryan &...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    The tragic failure of the juvenile court system in Luzerne County provided a wake-up call to all judges and lawyers about the extensive damage that can occur when lawyers are not vigilant about conduct and the conduct of others within the legal community. As officers of the court, attorneys owe a special responsibility to protect members of the public,...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    Despite the economic turmoil of the past few years, a greater number of compliance professionals report an increase in compliance staff and budgets along with greater job security in 2011, according to an annual survey conducted by the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) and the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA). However, the survey...
  • Monday, July 18, 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...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    The West LegalEdcenter will provide a live webinar on Wednesday, August 10, to discuss executive compensation requirements under Dodd-Frank. It will begin at noon EDT and run for one hour. The Dodd-Frank Act imposes a number of significant changes on public reporting companies in the areas of executive compensation and corporate governance. Such...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    On Friday, July 29, the New York County Lawyers Association is offering a breakfastand program focusing on Employment Law and Ethics. It begins at 9:00 and ends at 10:30 a.m. at NYCLA, 14 Vesey Street in Manhattan. Using a series of hypotheticals, participants will hear from employment law practitioners and noted ethicists about how to deal with...

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