Announcements

  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    The New York County Lawyers' Association (NYCLA) recently launched its 2004 Minority Judicial Internship Program at a reception with guest speakers the Hon. Joan B. Carey, deputy chief administrative judge, New York City Courts, and the Hon. Harold Baer Jr., U.S. District Court judge, founder of the internship program and former NYCLA president, and this...
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    To help attorneys deal with enforcing money judgments, the Association of the Bar of the City of New York this month has scheduled a CLE seminar titled Enforcing $ Judgments. The program will take place on Thursday, July 22 from 9 a.m. to noon at the House of the Association, 42 West 44th Street, New York City. The faculty will offer an analytical...
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    The New York County Lawyers' Association (NYCLA) on Tuesday, July 6 has scheduled a CLE seminar titled New York Internet Legal Research. This course will review New York legal research with a focus on specific types of New York law-related information, discuss how free Internet sites now fit into the legal research process, compare the features and...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    WESFACCA, the Westchester/ Southern Connecticut Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America, has planned a pair of CLE seminars this month. On Wednesday, July 14, WESFACCA is offering Executive Presence: Professional Image and Body Language, a session sponsored by the chapter's Professional Enhancement Committee. The program will run from 6...
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    "The doctrine of attorney-client privilege is being assaulted like never before," attorney Bruce Goldstein told a group of New Jersey in-house attorneys at a gathering in Iselin last month sponsored by the New Jersey Corporate Counsel Association (NJCCA). The program, moderated by Bruce J. Hector, associate general counsel, Becton-Dickinson Corporation,...
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    Trade secrets often are a company's most important assets. They also are the easiest to steal. To help attorneys who must help companies protect these assets, the Massachusetts Bar Association (MBA) this month will present a seminar titled Keeping Your Trade Secrets a Secret. The program will take place on Monday, July 12 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the MBA...
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    Outgoing Connecticut Bar Association President John W. Hogan Jr. installed the 2004-2005 CBA officers at the CBA 2004 Annual Meeting on June 7 in New Haven. The officers will serve one-year terms that took effect on July 1. Installed as officers and executive committee members were: Frederic S. Ury, managing partner of Ury & Moskow LLP in Fairfield,...
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    The Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI), a major provider of continuing legal education has expended its offices on the 10th floor of the Wanamaker Building in Philadelphia. PBI's center-city presence has grown from 17,000 to 25,000 square feet. The state-of-the-art education center also boasts a new name - Pennsylvania Bar Institute Philadelphia Bar...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    The American Society of Corporate Secretaries (ASCS) this month has scheduled its 58th National Conference, this year's event conducted under the theme Changing Responsibilities, Different Perspectives. The event will take place from Wednesday, July 7 through Saturday, July 10 at the Westin Copley Hotel in Boston. The conference emphasizes the sharing of...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Ron Peppe has joined the Association of Corporate Counsel as the new vice president, Law and Communications. Mr. Peppe is an ACC member and brings a unique combination of both legal experience and non-profit work, ranging from large to small law departments, and including extensive work with non-profit associations and government units. Mr. Peppe...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Benjamin W. Heineman Jr., senior vice president-law and public affairs and secretary, General Electric Company, was honored last month with the 2004 Exemplar Award presented by the National Legal Aid & Defender Association. The award, honoring Mr. Heineman's outstanding leadership and service to equal justice, was presented at the NLADA 2004 Exemplar...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    The American Foreign Law Association, Inc. (AFLA), has elected three new officers: Andrew L. Odell, a partner at Bryan Cave LLP, has been elected president; Michael Patrick, a partner at Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, P.C., has been elected treasurer, and Victor Xercavins, a partner in the New York office of Madrid-based Cuatrecasas, has been...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Kenneth G. Standard, special counsel in the labor and employment law practice group at the Manhattan office of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, took office on June 1 as president of the 72,000-member New York State Bar Association. The House of Delegates, the Association's decision and policy-making body, elected the Chappaqua resident at the organization's...
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    The Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America wishes to thank those who made its Stand Tall With New York Special Reception possible. Patrons: Dechert LLP; King & Spalding LLP; Iron Mountain Incorporated. Sponsors: Dickstein Shapiro Morin & Oshinsky LLP; Dorsey & Whitney LLP; Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP; Kroll...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    The DC Bar Association recognized its most outstanding members and programs of the past year at its Annual Business Meeting and Awards Dinner on June 23 at the Capital Hilton in Washington, DC. The DC Bar's highest honor, the Thurgood Marshall Award, was presented to Howard University School of Law for its role in training and supporting lawyers who 50...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    The DC Bar Association this month is planning an intermediate level CLE course titled Trade Secrets: The Next Level. The program will take place on Monday, July 12 from 6 to 8:15 p.m. at the DC Bar Conference Center, 1250 H Street, NW, Washington, DC. This new course is designed for those who want to explore important issues beyond the basic provisions...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    The DC Bar Association's active membership has elected John C. Cruden, deputy assistant attorney general of the Environmental and Natural Resources Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, as president-elect of the DC Bar for the 2004-2005 term. Mr. Cruden will serve in that post for one year before becoming president and will continue in office a third...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Supreme Court Labor and Employment Decisions is the title of a seminar to be presented this month by the DC Bar Association. The program will take place on Wednesday, July 28 from noon to 2 p.m. at the DC Bar Conference Center, 1250 H Street, NW, Washington, DC. Speakers will include Maurice Baskin, Venable LLP; Jim Coppess, associate general counsel,...
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    The DC Bar Association this month has scheduled a CLE seminar titled Antitrust Investigations in the Era of Enron and WorldCom. The program will take place on Thursday, July 15 from 6 to 9:15 p.m. at the DC Bar Conference Center, 1250 H Street, NW, Washington, DC. Issues to be covered will include: false statements, obstruction and similar issues arising...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    The Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI) this month and next is continuing its Internet Legal Research series of seminars. The sessions are designed to show attorneys how to find a variety of legal resources on the Internet. All programs take place at the Jenkins Memorial Law Library, 833 Chestnut Street East, Philadelphia. The sessions are taught by Jenkins...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    Land Use Development - 2004 is the title of a CLE seminar to be presented in three locations this month by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI). The programs will take place on Thursday, July 8 at the PBI Conference Center, 5080 Ritter Road, Mechanicsburg, PA; on Friday, July 16 at the Conference Center at Mellon, 501 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, and on...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    A CLE seminar titled Professor Ohlbaum on Trial Evidence in Pennsylvania is being offered by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI). The programs will take place on Thursday, July 22 at the CLE Conference Center, Wanamaker Building, Juniper Street, Philadelphia; live via videoconference the same day at the PBI Conference Center, 5080 Ritter Road,...
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    Good writing is at the heart of good lawyering. Attorneys' briefs and motions must compete with hundreds of others for a judge's attention. To help lawyers enhance this key skill, the Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) on Thursday, July 22 will offer a CLE seminar titled Legal Writing With Judge Mark Painter. The featured speaker is the Hon. Mark P....
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