Announcements

  • 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
    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
    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 National Association of Corporate Directors has scheduled a master class on Thursday and Friday, August 25 and 26 in Palo Alto. The highly interactive program offers several opportunities for knowledge sharing among a select group of boardroom leaders supported by experts in the fields of audit, compensation and nominating/governance. Attendance is...
  • 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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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 &...
  • Tuesday, July 26, 2011
    The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), the world's largest association of in-house counsel, announced today that James A. Merklinger, a long-time executive at ACC, has been named the new general counsel of the organization.  In his new role as ACC vice president and general counsel, Mr. Merklinger will represent the organization on legal...
  • 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...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    The Association of Corporate Counsel has launched a four-part monthly blog series on training legal talent titled, "Uncovered: HP's In-house Counsel Training Program." This is the third blog series hosted on ACC's Blog, In-house ACCess (www.inhouseaccess. com), as part of the ACC Value Challenge initiative to reconnect the cost of legal services with value...
  • 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...
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    Join the New York City Bar Association on Wednesday, July 20, for its annual review of the Supreme Court term. The event will be held at the New York City Bar Center, 42 West 44th Street in New York. It begins at 6:00 p.m. and ends at 9:00 p.m. During the October 2010 term, the Supreme Court ruled on some of the most contested issues concerning...
  • 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
    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
    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...
  • 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
    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...

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