Announcements

  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The Pennsylvania Bar Institute is hosting a seminar titled Social Media in the Workplace: Facebook, Twitter, foursquare and Other Web 2.0 Sites. It will be held Thursday, August 18, in the PBI Professional Development Conference Center at 339 Sixth Avenue in Pittsburgh. Social networking is permeating the workplace like never before. PBI will review...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Wednesday, September 21, PLI will hold a daylong seminar, Technology and Entertainment Convergence 2011: Hot Business and Legal Issues in "Technotainment." It will run from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the PLI California Center, 685 Market Street in San Francisco. PLI has completely revised this year's program to include today's major legal and...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Thursday, September 15, the Bar Association of San Francisco will offer ERISA for the Rest of Us at the BASF Conference Center, 301 Battery Street in San Francisco. It will run from noon to 1:30 p.m. Teresa Renaker, a shareholder with Lewis, Feinberg, Lee, Renaker & Jackson, P.C., will discuss the following topics: ERISA preemption - when...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The DC Bar has named Monika Kalra Varma as executive director of its Pro Bono Program. Ms. Varma will assume the position September 30 subsequent to the retirement of the program's current executive director, Maureen Thornton Syracuse. The Pro Bono Program mobilizes the private bar to assist in making legal advice and representation fully available...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Thursday and Friday, August 25 and 26, the University of Texas School of Law has scheduled the 2011 Advanced Texas Administrative Law Seminar at the AT&T Conference Center Hotel in Austin. It will run from 9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. on Thursday and from 9:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. on Friday. The seminar begins with a case law update by Hon. J....
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The Texas Access to Justice Foundation, in conjunction with the Texas Access to Justice Commission and State Bar of Texas, honored U.S. Senator John Cornyn with the prestigious Harold F. Kleinman Award on Friday, June 24, during the State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting in San Antonio. Texas Supreme Court Justice Nathan L. Hecht, the Court's liaison for...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The South Florida Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel and the firm of Proskauer Rose LLP will offer a breakfast series program titled A Fearful Walk through the National Labor Relations Act for the Non-Union Employer. The program is on Thursday, August 11, at the offices of Proskauer Rose, LLP located at 2255 Glades Road in Boca Raton,...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Thursday to Sunday, September 15-18, the State Bar of California will hold its 84th Annual Meeting in Long Beach. It will be held at the Long Beach Convention Center on Ocean Blvd. in Long Beach. Among the offerings are 158 educational programs with up to 19 hours of MCLE credit and 3 education tracks, including credit in all the subfields and...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    International Law Office (ILO) and the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) hosted the fifth annual Global Counsel Awards in New York this June. The gala event celebrated the achievements of in-house counsel who were recognized by their peers as excelling in their chosen fields. This year's event was attended by 470 senior lawyers from across the world,...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    Thomas S. Williamson, Jr., a partner at Covington & Burling LLP, has been elected president-elect of the DC Bar for the 2011-2012 term. Mr. Williamson assumed office in June. He will serve in that post for one year before becoming president and will continue in office a third year as immediate past president. On Mr. Williamson's installation,...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The San Diego ACC chapter and LexisNexis are offering members a CLE session and wine tasting event in Temecula on Sunday, August 14. Members will meet at the Carmel Valley Park and Ride 12791 Sorrento Valley Road in San Diego. The day will begin with the CLE session - "Ethical Landmines: Real-Life, Cutting-Edge Issues from Today's Headlines" - a...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The Westchester/Southern Connecticut Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel will review Online Brand Enforcement and the New Domain TLDs on Tuesday, September 13, at the offices of Kelley Drye & Warren LLP located at 400 Atlantic Street in Stamford, Connecticut. The event begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at noon. An online presence is...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The New Jersey Judiciary has collaborated with the New Jersey State Bar Association to produce a new video for lawyers that highlights the opportunities and obligations of attorneys to provide free pro bono work on behalf of litigants who cannot afford representation. "Whenever we need help to address the profound legal problems of the day, pro bono...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    New York County Lawyers Association president Stewart D. Aaron sent a letter to the 2011 Commission on Judicial Compensation, recommending an immediate increase in judicial compensation for New York State Supreme Court judges together with cost-of-living increases. In the letter, the bar association president urged the Commission to increase the judges'...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The New Jersey State Bar Association announced its annual Pro Bono Awards last month. John Hargrave, a South Jersey attorney, received the individual award at the Fourth Annual Pro Bono Conference, and Roseland-based Lowenstein Sandler PC received an award for excellence by an organization at the same event. Bar Association President Susan A. Feeney...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Friday, September 9, the Westchester/Southern Connecticut Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel will present Negotiation Ethics for In-House Counsel - Walking the Line Between "Puffing" and Lying. The program is being held at the Indian Harbor Yacht Club, 710 Steamboat Road in Greenwich, Connecticut. It begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at noon...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Wednesday, August 10, The Pennsylvania Bar Institute is offering a program Gain the Edge! Negotiation Strategies for Lawyers at the PBI CLE Conference Center at the Wanamaker Building in central Philadelphia. The program will begin at 9:00 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m. Attorneys negotiate on a regular basis; in fact negotiation ability may be the most...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The Northeast Ohio ACC chapterwill offer a presentation titled How In-House Counsel Can Preserve the Attorney-Client Privilege: What Hat are You Wearing? on Thursday, August 18, at the Penton Media Building, 1300 East Ninth Street in Cleveland. It begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 10:30 a.m. Speakers Kerin Lyn Kaminski and Karen L. Giffen of Giffen...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    More than 450 leaders from the legal, financial and nonprofit sectors gathered at Gotham Hall in Manhattan for Lawyers Alliance's 2011 Business Law & Leadership Gala, celebrating the partnership between lawyers and nonprofits and their power to transform New York City communities. This year's distinguished honorees were Louise M. Parent,...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Monday, August 22, the New York City Bar will host a program featuring Ethics in the Electronic Age: Be Careful when using that Cell phone, Blackberry, Blog, or Social Network. The morning program will run from 9:00 a.m. until noon at the New York City Bar Association, 42 West 44th Street in New York City. Using the latest technology to...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The Bar Association of San Francisco will discuss Chapter 13: Hot Topics in a seminar that runs from 9:00 a.m. to noon on Friday, August 26. It will be held at the BASF Conference Center, 301 Battery Street in San Francisco. The speakers - judges and trustees - will cover the following topics: lien stripping issues and limitations, revised Chapter 13...
  • Wednesday, August 10, 2011
    September 14-16, 2011 San Francisco, CA http://www.marcusevansch.com/MCC_FCPA Why Should You Attend 1.Analyze recent regulatory updates and proposals 2. Learn effective due diligence and management of third parties 3. Update and enhance internal compliance processes and procedures 4. Execute effective monitoring and disclosing of FCPA violations 5....
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    The Pennsylvania Bar Institute will offer a course titled Social Media in the Workplace: Facebook, Twitter, foursquare & Other Web 2.0 Sites on Tuesday, August 9, at PBI's CLE Conference Center at the Wanamaker Building in Central Philadelphia. The program begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 12:45 p.m. Social networking is permeating the workplace like...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    On Tuesday, September 13, the New York City Bar Association will offer a program titled A Mediation Career: Getting Started. The class will be held at the New York City Bar Center, 42 West 44th Street in New York City. The session begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at noon. This is a practical beginner class for attorneys who have considered the mediation...
  • Monday, August 1, 2011
    Social media is all the rage. To find out what effect the social media explosion is having in 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. The research was designed to...

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