Announcements

  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    In a program scheduled on Monday, July 18, the Los Angeles County Bar Association will discuss the changing class action landscape and what every lawyer needs to know about Dukes v. Wal-Mart and AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion. The program will run from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m., with the meal/reception staring at 6:30 p.m., at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel...
  • 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 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 morning event on Tuesday, July 19, Haynes and Boone, LLP will host a complimentary seminar in which the firm's OSHA lawyers, Trace Ryan Blair and Matthew Thomas Deffebach, will cover current enforcement trends and upcoming initiatives. It will run from 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. at the firm's Austin office, 600 Congress Avenue, Suite 1300. The...
  • 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 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
    On Thursday and Friday, August 18 and 19, the State Bar of Texas will offer its annual Advanced Tax Law course at the Crowne Plaza River Oaks Hotel in Houston. It will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. on Thursday and from 8:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. on Friday. The bar is also offering Tax Law 101 on Wednesday afternoon from 1:00 to 5:15 p.m. On Thursday...
  • 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
    The University of Texas School of Law and the Administrative and Public Law Section of the State Bar of Texas have planned a two-day meeting on Thursday and Friday, August 25 and 26, at the AT&T Conference Center Hotel at UT. The 2011 Advanced Texas Administrative Law Seminar will begin on Thursday at 9:00 a.m. and run to 4:45 p.m. On Friday it...
  • 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
    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. Understanding Copyright Law...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    On Thursday and Friday, August 11 and 12, the State Bar of Texas will offer its annual AdvancedWorkers' Compensation Law Course. This annual program will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. on Thursday and from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Friday at the Radisson Town Lake in Austin. Highlights of the course include a luncheon commissioner's update with...
  • 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
    The State Bar of Arizona will hold CLE by the Sea on Wednesday to Saturday, July 13 to 16, at the Hotel del Coronado in Coronado, California. The event will include an ethics program on Wednesday, from 1:30 to 4:45 p.m., a trial practice program from Thursday to Saturday, 8:15 to 12:30 p.m., and a short sales, foreclosure, taxes and bankruptcy program...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    West LegalEd has planned a Basics of Government Contracting seminar in Las Vegas, Nevada, from Tuesday to Thursday, August 16 to 18. It will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday and from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Thursday at the Flamingo Las Vegas, 3555 Las Vegas Blvd. South. This comprehensive review of the entire federal...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    Stradley Ronon hosted the 2011 "Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes" CEO Corporate Recruitment Breakfast on April 13 in the firm's Philadelphia office. Guests to the invitation-only breakfast included Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, Step Out Walk co-chair Billie Jean King and NBC 10's Lori Wilson. Attendees had the opportunity to learn what steps they can...
  • 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, June 3, 2011
    Experts from 10 countries will address current and emerging antitrust issues NEW YORK (May 27, 2011 ) – An all-star line up of dignitaries and senior lawyers headline a global antitrust summit being held here on June 7, 2011 at the offices of international law firm Clifford Chance, which is co-hosting the event with leading antitrust law and regulatory...
  • Monday, June 27, 2011
    "The New York City Bar Association applauds Governor Cuomo and the Legislature on the historic passage of legislation that will bring full marriage equality to New York. Same-sex couples who wish to marry in New York will finally have the legal status that all married couples enjoy and that is clearly recognized by institutions, governments,...
  • Tuesday, June 28, 2011
    Social Media – it’s all the rage. To find out what effect the social media explosion is having on the workplace and how companies are responding to its use, the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) and its affiliated Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) fielded a survey among compliance and ethics professionals. This is the...
  • Wednesday, June 29, 2011
    To maintain its position as one of the world’s major centers for international legal matters, New York should establish a permanent center for international arbitration, as well as a council of international law firms, to promote and advance New York law, recommends a report released today by the New York State Bar Association. The Report of the...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    In April, RBS Global Banking & Markets-Americas' Legal Department; Robinson & Cole, LLP; and attorneys Ginger H. Stillman, contracts manager, Verizon Wireless; Vance G. Camisa, counsel, Merck & Co. Inc.; and Barry L. Salkin, of counsel, Olshan Grundman Frome Rosenzweig & Wolosky, LLP, were named by Pro Bono Partnership as 2010 Volunteers of...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) presented the ACC Corporate Pro Bono Award to Laura Stein, senior vice president and general counsel, and the Legal Department of The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) on Monday, April 11, at the company's corporate headquarters in Oakland, California. The award is given annually to a corporate counsel group for their...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    On Monday, May 16, the New York City Bar will examine the Whistleblower Protections under the Dodd-Frank Act.The program will be held at the NYC Bar Association, 42 West 44th Street in New York City.It starts at 6:00 p.m. and ends at 8:00 p.m. The panelists are Jyotin Hamid, Debevoise & Plimpton, LLP; Aurora Cassirer, Troutman Sanders LLP; Robert...
  • Monday, May 2, 2011
    The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Sean McKessy will oversee the new Whistleblower Office in the Division of Enforcement. The office will consolidate existing resources to administer the whistleblower provisions called for by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Mr. McKessy will lead a program charged...
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