Announcements

  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    On Friday, May 27, the State Bar of Texas will offer the Bill of Rights Course in Austin. It will run from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Texas Law Center, 1414 Colorado Street. Cosponsored by the Individual Rights and Responsibilities and the LGBT Sections of the state bar,the course will examine the following issues:U.S. and Texas Supreme Court...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    The New York County Lawyers Association offers a two-part series on How to Handle an Employment Discrimination Case, with the first part on Monday, May 16, and the second part on Monday, May 23. It will be held at NYCLA, 14 Vesey Street in New York City. Each session begins at 6:00 p.m. and ends at 9:00 p.m. Attendees will learn the basics of how to...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    The Association of Corporate Counsel has chosen New Orleans as the site for its two-day Corporate Counsel University. It will run from Sunday to Tuesday, May 15 to 17, at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel. An opening reception will begin the program on Sunday at 5:30. On Monday the program will run from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and on Tuesday it will run...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) President Stephen P. Younger released a report addressing a "sea change" within the profession and offering innovative recommendations for restructuring law firm operations, implementing new billing practices, improving training of new lawyers, enhancing work-life balance for attorneys, and using technology to deal...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    Seventy percent of compliance professionals feel that their organizations are well or very well prepared to fend off hacker attacks, however their confidence wanes significantly when assessing other data breach threats, according to a survey conducted by the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) and the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    On Wednesday, May 11, the San Francisco ACC chapter will explain how to put in place a cohesive, efficient and streamlined program to manage and extract the value from brand investments. The seminar, Global Trademark Portfolio Management: How to Build It, How to Budget It, will run from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Crown Plaza Cabana Palo Alto....
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    The New York State Bar Association presents a timely program entitled Employment Law for the General Practitioner and Corporate Counselor. It will run from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 18, at the Ramada Hotel & Conference Center, 2402 North Forest Road in Amherst, New York. Among the faculty are Ronald G. Dunn, Gleason Dunn Walsh &...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    On Thursday and Friday, May 12 and 13, the Practising Law Institute has scheduled a seminar focusing on current issues in corporate compliance and ethics. The Institute will be held at the University of Chicago Gleacher Center, 450 Cityfront Plaza Drive in Chicago. On Thursday it begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m., and on Friday it starts at 9:00 a...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    On Thursday, May 19, the Bar Association of San Francisco will offer a CLE event titled Re-Imagining Arbitration. It will run from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the BASF Conference Center, 301 Battery Street in San Francisco. Speakers Zela Claiborne and Hon. Read Amble (ret.), both of JAMS, Inc., will offer the following discussion on arbitration: how...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    Members of the Minority Corporate Counsel Inclusion Initiative spent $42.6 million with minority and women-owned law firms last year - $12.6 million above the $30 million first-year goal, it was jointly announced today by Accenture, American Airlines, Comcast, DuPont, Exelon, General Mills, GlaxoSmithKline, Microsoft, Prudential, Sempra Energy and Walmart...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    In a West LA Roundtable titled Insurance? It Is Not Just for Litigators and General Counsel! What Every Pro-Active In-House Lawyer Must Know, the ACC Southern California chapter will provide practical guidance about how practitioners can protect their companies. Scheduled for Wednesday, May 18, the event will run from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    ACC St. Louis is teaming up with BAMSL to host the 30th Annual Corporate Counsel Institute on Thursday, May 12. It will run from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Hilton St. Louis Frontenac, 1335 South Lindbergh Blvd. in St. Louis. In the morning, legal and practical insights on privacy issues and cloud computing will be covered by lawyers with...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    On Thursday, May 26, the ACC Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter will host its annual In-House Symposium at the Center for American and International Law, 5201 Democracy Drive in Plano, Texas. The larger venue offers a state-of-the-art facility that will accommodate more attendees. The conference will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and will include lunch and a...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    Wiley Rein LLP is pleased to announce the addition of veteran trademark lawyer Alan S. Cooper as of counsel in its Intellectual Property Practice. Mr. Cooper specializes in trademark, unfair competition law, trademark anti-counterfeiting enforcement and related litigation. Mr. Cooper has more than 25 years of experience representing owners of commercially...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    In an event sponsored by the Bar Association of San Francisco, Jonathan Storper, chair of the Corporate, Securities, Tax, and Sustainable Business Practice Group with Hanson Bridgett LLP, will explain the benefit corporation. Understanding the Benefit Corporation will run from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the BASF Conference Center, 301 Battery Street in San...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    The Association of Corporate Counsel has chosen New Orleans as the site for its two-day Corporate Counsel University. It will run from Sunday to Tuesday, May 15 to 17, at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel in New Orleans. An opening reception will begin the program on Sunday at 5:30. On Monday the program will run from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and on...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    On Monday and Tuesday, May 23 and 24, the American Conference Institute will offer DCAA Audits West Coast: Strategies to Prepare and Manage Increasingly Complex and Frequent Audits, to providethe latest audit perspectives from senior in-house government contract executives, government officials, lawyers and accountants. It will run from 9:00 a.m. to 5:...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    In an evening seminar designed for in-house counsel only, the DELVACCA ACC chapter will host a seminar to help in-house counsel guide their careers. Navigating Your In-House Counsel Career In Your 30s and Beyond - Making Smart Choices will run from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the Pyramid Club, 1735 Market Street in Philadelphia. Cocktails and substantial hors...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    The Employer Legislative Committees of New Jersey and the New Jersey Business and Industry Association will present the annual Employer Legislative Committees Dinner on Wednesday, June 15, at the Westin Princeton, 201 Village Boulevard in Princeton. The evening begins with a cocktail reception at 6:00 p.m. followed by dinner at 7:00 p.m. The highlight...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    The Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel will present a program titled Achieving 20/20 Hindsight: Practical Solutions to Avoid Rescission, Unenforceability and Misinterpretation of Your Contracts.The course is on Wednesday, June 8 at the Cornell Club, 6 East 44th Street in Manhattan. It runs from 6:15 p.m. until 7:55 p.m...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    The Boston Bar Association enthusiastically endorses Justice Barbara A. Lenk's elevation to the Supreme Judicial Court based on her extensive and distinguished record as a judge and other professional accomplishments. Justice Lenk is the most senior justice of the Massachusetts Appeals Court. During her nearly 16 years on that court, she has authored...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    The New York City Bar Association announced the winners of this year's Kathryn A. McDonald Awards, which are presented annually for excellence in service to the Family Court. This year's honorees, Melissa Beck and Virginia Gippetti, are individuals who have dedicated their abilities and leadership skills throughout their careers to the family court and the...
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  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    The New York County Lawyers Association offers a two-day program on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 7 and 8, at the NYCLA Vesey Street Center in New York City. The classes are from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. on both evenings. Attendees will explore the latest issues involved in practice in federal court with a panel of experienced litigators. The panel...
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    On Thursday, June 23, the Practising Law Institute will present a program looking at the latest issues in employment discrimination law and litigation. It will run from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. at PLI's New York Center located at 810 Seventh Avenue in New York City. Practitioners who advise or represent employers, employees, labor unions or government...
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