Announcements

  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    Editor: How has leadership in bar association activities enhanced your career? Plevan: I have been practicing in New York City for 30 years. Currently a partner at Proskauer Rose, I practice labor and employment litigation. I have been active in the Association of the Bar of the City of New York ("Association") and other bar associations, as well as...
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    The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), Northeast Chapter recently concluded conciliation training for its members.Rendered under the auspices of the Sheldon W. Rothstein Memorial Mediation and Conciliation Program, ACC has provided pro bono mediation and conciliation services to the Woburn and Dedham District for 14 years. Fifty attorneys participate...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    The Boston Bar Association on Friday, June 11 will present its Fourth Annual Construction Law Update. The panel of speakers will address cutting-edge issues relating to construction law, including the following: •Recent Developments Under the Massachusetts Mechanic's Lien Law: The SJC Weighs In will be reviewed by Robert V. Lizza, Holland &...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    WESFACCA, the Westchester/ Southern Connecticut Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America, this month is planning a series of CLE seminars covering a wide range of topics. The WESFACCA June calendar includes:...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    The Long Island Section of the Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America will present a CLE seminar titled Selected Ethics Issues for the In-House Practitioner - An Overview of Some of the Common Challenges Facing Corporate Counsel, Including Ethics Challenges Arising in the Context of Internal Investigations, an Update on...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    The Litigation and Commercial Law committees of the New Jersey Corporate Counsel Association (NJCCA) this month are planning a full-day CLE seminar titled Electronic Evidence Discovery: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You; What You Don't Know You Don't Know Can Hurt Even More. The program, co-sponsored by Kelly Law Registry, will take place on Tuesday, June...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    The DC Bar Association this month will launch its ERISA and Health Plans Series of seminars with two programs. On Monday, June 21, DC Bar will present Part 1 - Compliance Issues. This session will provide an introduction to the basic framework of ERISA and its application to employer-sponsored health plans, with an emphasis on compliance issues. On...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    The telecommunications industry is on the rebound, and that means transactions. Many applications to transfer control of regulated companies or assets are filed daily with the Federal Communications Commission. Most are processed without much difficulty or delay; a few raise concerns that require more involved review. In light of these developments, the...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    The Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) this month has scheduled its Mid-Atlantic Region Diversity Dinner to honor Employers of Choice. The event, which is being co-sponsored by the Association of Corporate Counsel and the Washington Metropolitan Area Chapter of The Association of Corporate Counsel-America, will take place on Wednesday, June 16...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    Public sentiment, domestically and internationally, legislative initiatives driven by a desire to foster greater energy independence and other factors are contributing to an increased awareness of the need for renewable energy projects. With this in mind, the DC Bar Association on Wednesday, June 16 will present a seminar titled Financing Renewable Energy...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    Reservations are still being accepted for the Annual General Counsel Forum planned for this month by the Washington (DC) Metropolitan Area Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America (WMACCA). The session, considered WMACCA's signature educational program of the CLE season, is set for Thursday, June 10 from noon to 2 p.m. at the Ritz-Carlton,...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    The DC Bar Association this month is planning a seminar titled Entrepreneurship for Lawyers, a program that deals with matters to which lawyers get little exposure in normal legal training or experience. The session will take place on Thursday, June 10 from, 3 to 6 p.m. at the DC Bar Conference Center, 1250 H Street, NW, Washington, DC. The program will...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    The Coolidge Auditorium in the Library of Congress in Washington, DC opens its doors on Monday, June 14 at 1 p.m. for the Second Annual Holmes Debates. Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. continues as the co-host with the Burton Foundation and the Law Library of Congress for this extraordinary forum focused on The Just Pursuit of Terrorism. This year's forum...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    MICPEL has rescheduled The Maryland Trial Advocacy Institute, a nine-day skills training programs for lawyers, for early this month, The institute, presented in cooperation with the Maryland State Bar Association, the University of Maryland School of Law, and the University of Baltimore School of Law, will take place from Saturday through Sunday, June 5...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    Virginia CLE this month will present video replays in two locations of a CLE seminar titled A Guide to Appellate Practice in Virginia. The sessions will take place on Wednesday, June 16 at the Executive Conference and Training Center at Tysons Corner, 8201 Greensboro Drive, Tysons Corner, VA, and on Friday, June 18 at the Crowne Plaza Washington National...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    Virginia CLE this month has scheduled a seminar titled 30th Annual Recent Developments in the Law in connection with the Virginia State Bar Association Annual Meeting. The program will take place on Thursday, June 17 from 9 a.m. to 4:55 p.m. at the Cavalier Hotel, Oceanfront at 42nd Street, Virginia Beach, VA. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Opening...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    WolfInstitute's Winter/Spring 2004 Seminar Series includes seven programs this month. Aimed at human resource professionals, senior managers and in-house counsel, the sessions provide a wide range of pragmatic, employment-related training in a lively, interactive classroom setting. All courses take place at the WolfInstitute Training Center, 1650 Arch...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    Managing a successful law firm or legal department in the new millennium is a daunting task. Management must be concerned with both the practice of law and the business of law. To help make attorneys better able to deal with this process, the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI) this month is offering a CLE seminar titled Managing a Legal Workforce Without...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    The Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI) this month has scheduled a CLE seminar titled Fundamentals of Antitrust Law. The program will be offered twice, on Tuesday, June 22 at the Conference Center at Mellon, 501 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, and on Thursday, June 24 at the CLE Conference Center, Wanamaker Building, Juniper Street, Philadelphia. Sessions run...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    Successful and Ethical Comp Strategies is the title of a CLE scheduled this month by Virginia CLE. The program will take place on Thursday, June 10 from 9 a.m. to 1:20 p.m. at the Tysons Westpark Hotel, 8401 Westpark Drive, Tysons Corner, VA. The biennial seminar provides tips and techniques to enhance attendees' workers' compensation practices in these...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    Is an employer in Pennsylvania really permitted to fire an employee at any time for any reason, good or bad, or even for no reasons at all? The employment-at-will doctrine, in its most basic form, provides that an employer may terminate an employee at its will, and the employee may terminate his or her employment at its will with no legal remedy for the...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    The Northeast Ohio Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America (NEOACCA) this month is planning a CLE seminar titled Role of Counsel in Insurance Appointed Situations. The program will take place on Thursday, June 17 from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Landmark Conference Center, 101 Prospect Avenue, Cleveland. The session will address the relationship...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    The Southern California Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America (ACCA-SoCal) this month is planning Roses and Reds: A Wine-Tasting Reception to honor Holly J. Mitchell, CEO of Crystal Stairs, Inc., and Iris Rideau, founder of Rideau Vineyard. The event, co-sponsored by Hogan & Hartson LLP, will take place on Tuesday, June 22 from 6 to...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    Though they may have little expertise on the issue, corporate attorneys often receive inquiries from company executives about estate planning. With this in mind, the San Diego Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America this month will present Monthly CLE: Estate Planning. The program will take place on Thursday, June 17 from noon to 1 p.m. at...
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