Announcements

  • Sunday, August 1, 2004
    The New York State Bar Association on Friday, October 22 will present a special CLE program titled Advice From More Experts: More Successful Strategies for Winning Commercial Cases in Federal Courts. All registrants will receive a copy of the critically acclaimed six-volume treatise Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts, published by the...
  • Sunday, August 1, 2004
    Northstar Conferences LLC next month has scheduled its 2004 General Counsel Institute under the theme Building a Better Legal Department - Best Practices in Achieving Peak Performance. The event, which features several concurrent sessions targeted to the needs of the general counsel and top managers in today's legal departments, is set for Tuesday and...
  • Sunday, August 1, 2004
    The Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) this month with present a CLE seminar titled How to Produce Successful Outcomes in Any Conflict, Mediation or Negotiation at three separate locations. The program is scheduled for Wednesday, August 11 at the Holiday Inn I-275 North, Cincinnati; on Thursday, August 12 at the OSBA offices, 1700 Lake Shore Drive,...
  • Sunday, August 1, 2004
    The South Florida Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America will present its Corporate Counsel Institute 2004.It will take place on Thursday, September 30 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Wyndham Ft. Lauderdale Airport, 1870 Griffin Road, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Co-sponsors for the event include West Group, Special Counsel, Holland &...
  • Sunday, August 1, 2004
    The Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) this month has scheduled a CLE seminar titled Fair Labor Standards Act - New Regulations. The program will be presented at two locations, on Wednesday, August 18 at the OSBA offices, 1700 Lake Shore Drive, Columbus, Ohio, and on Wednesday, August 25 at the Forum Conference Center, Cleveland. Each session runs from 1:...
  • Sunday, August 1, 2004
    The Northeast Ohio Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America (NEOACCA) this month is offering a pair of CLE seminars covering the latest developments on issues of interest to in-house counsel. On Thursday, August 12, the chapter will present Litigation Developments Every Corporate Counsel Needs to Know. This program will address...
  • Sunday, August 1, 2004
    The immigration laws are complex and the documentation process is viewed by many as cumbersome. To help attorneys deal with this situation, Virginia CLE this month will present a CLE seminar titled Immigration Meets Employment. The program is set for Tuesday, August 24 at Waterford at Fair Oaks, 12025 Lee Jackson Memorial Highway, Fairfax, VA. A video...
  • Sunday, August 1, 2004
    As part of its CLE Series for In-House Counsel 2004, the firm of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is offering a seminar titled Air Transportation in a State of Flux. The session will take place on Wednesday, August 18 from noon to 1:15 p.m. at the firm's Dallas, TX office at 1700 Pacific Avenue. The seminar presenter will be Akin Gump attorney...
  • Sunday, August 1, 2004
    The board of directors of the National Legal Center for the Public Interest (NLCPI) has announced the appointment of Richard A. Hauser as president. Mr. Hauser most recently served as general counsel of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Prior to his appointment to HUD by President George W. Bush, he was a partner in the...
  • Sunday, August 1, 2004
    The DC Bar Association is planning a CLE seminar titled High Stakes Ethics: Today's Legal Ethics Controversies and Why they Matter, on Tuesday, August 24. The speaker will be Jack Marshall, ProEthics, Ltd. The program will take place from 1:30 to 4:45 p.m. at the DC Bar Conference Center, 1250 H Street, NW, Washington, DC. See the Bulletin Board in...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    The American Bar Association (ABA) has scheduled its 2004 Annual Meeting next month in Atlanta, GA. Meeting activities will run from Thursday, August 5 through Tuesday, August 10 at several locations. The bulk of the meeting's activities will take place at the Georgia World Congress Center, but a variety of continuing legal education activities are...
  • 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...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    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...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    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...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    "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,...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    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...
  • Thursday, July 1, 2004
    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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