Summer draws to a close, calling students from their interim routines back to
the lecture halls of law school. And for the associates on the block, the end
of summer signals, well...no wearing white to work after Labor Day? Anyway,
September may sound the gong on carefree days of summer, but it also holds the
promise of stimulating law events across the country. Symposia to
conferences, legal employment to nutritional law--there is no shortage of subject
topics or types of gatherings spanning coast to coast
Here are 4 events to check out in the first part of the month, all offering the
incentive of CLE credit:
Thursday, September 10th-September 11th 2009. 9am to 4:40pm in Denver,
Presented by the CLE in Colorado, Inc., the nonprofit education arm of the
Colorado Bar Association.
Includes sessions on estate planning challenges for clients with
disabilities, what advisors should know about charitable giving, domestic asset
protection, federal tax updates for practitioners, and estate planning for
2. Loyola Law Symposium on Implementing Competition Law and
Friday, September 11th 2009. Starting at 9:30am in Chicago, Illinois.
Hosted by ABA Section of Antitrust Law and Institute for Consumer Antitrust
Studies at Loyola University Chicago School of Law.
Includes keynote address by FTC Commissioner William Kovacic followed by
series of panels that will offer comparative analysis of frameworks adopted in
various jurisdictions for investigating, reviewing, and adjudicating antitrust
Friday, September 11th 2009. 8am to 5:30pm in Lehi, Utah.
Presented by Stoel Rives LLP and the Association of Corporate Counsel
Mountain West Chapter.
Includes panel discussions on GMP auditing and best practices, lobbying,
considerations in consumer watchdog testing, and a keynote entitled "Adam Smith
Meets John Adams - The Free Market and the Rule of Law".
4. USF School of Law Hosts Legal Employment Symposium, "How to
Navigate the Changing Legal Landscape"
Thursday, September 17th 2009. 9am to 3pm in San Francisco, California.
Includes panel discussions regarding business of running a successful law
practice, alternative careers for JD's, details about running a solo or small
law practice, and potential law firm models to consider.