Beginning Friday, October 10, and running through the 12th, the Seattle Legal Tech Startup Weekend will provide participants an opportunity to rethink the delivery of legal services, from wills, to dispute resolution, to trial tech and beyond. At this weekend-long competition participants will form teams to tackle projects to try to bring the practice of law, the delivery of legal services, and the administration of justice into the 21st Century. Click here for info and tickets →
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On October 8th, .LAWYER and .ATTORNEY domain names will be made available to the general public.
This means that domain names like www.JohnSmith.lawyer, www.Litigation.attorney and www.IP.laywer will be offered for the very first time at http://momentumnames.com.
In response to a number of questions regarding this process, we have put together the following information…
The 2014-2015 law school year is now in full swing. 1Ls are grappling with the strange new world of the Socratic Method and briefing cases. 2Ls are hoping to score some sort of job out of the fall interviewing season. And 3Ls are wondering just what the heck they’re even doing on campus. If, in fact, they are even on campus at all. ATL’s law school experts have designed this challenge to help determine how much you know about the realities of the 3L experience. Take the 3LOL ‘Challenge’ and find out what you know.
Does your health insurance meet the Affordable Care Act requirements? Are you ready to answer questions about the Employer Mandate? Join New York In-House Counsel and Alan Hahn of Davis & Gilbert to learn what you need to do to meet the January 1, 2015 deadline. June 24, Doors open at 6:30PM; CLE 7:00 to 8:00 followed by a networking cocktail reception This course has been approved for 1.0 NY CLE credit.
Join Lawline.com‘s Bridge the Gap weekend to satisfy an entire year’s requirement of New York Newly-Admitted CLE Credits for only $249. Receive a total of 16 CLE credits that cover 3 Ethics, 6 Skills, and 7 Professional Practice credits required for new attorneys. Location 55 Exchange Place, 5th Floor, New York, NY. Register here.
Does reading insurance policies make your eyes hurt? Matt Bryant of Ohrenstein & Brown, LLP will prepare you to engage insurers who seem to hold all the cards when the chips are down.This CLE is specifically created for the in-house attorney and will provide a crash course of insurance coverage, rights, duties and liabilities. Doors open and networking begins at 6:30. The presentation will be from 7:00 to 8:00, followed by a complimentary happy hour. An application for one (1) hour of New York CLE credit will be submitted. Register here.
On May 7, New York In-House Counsel Meet-up will host a presentation on the recent, sweeping changes to the U.S. Patent Law. These changes have been phased in over the past 18 months, with the most recent changes being implemented in March 2013. In this presentation, key aspects of the America Invents Act will be reviewed, and the impact of their implementation discussed. Whether you are an experienced IP counsel or a corporate generalist, this must-attend meetup will leave you with a clear and thorough understanding of what these sweeping changes are and what implications they hold for your business. Register here.
and not its directors, officers or employees—is the client. This can create tension for the in-house lawyer, who is responsible not only to the company, but also to one or more corporate officers or other executives as an employee. On April 10, the New York In-House Counsel Meet-up will hold a discussion, for CLE credit, on the issue of client identity, as well as conflict of interest, privilege, business relationships with the company, “no-contact” rule and other topics using real-world examples and illustrations. Register here »
and get access to white papers, reports, and analysis from leading companies such as Autonomy, FTI Consulting, and Dell: http://abovethelaw.com/research/