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UNT-Dallas Law School Earns Full Bar Association Approval

After more than seven years since its opening, the University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law has been fully approved by the American Bar Association – a long-standing milestone. A bar association board gave the school full approval about two weeks ago after a final presentation by school officials in San Diego the […]

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North Carolina Bar Association appoints Michael Roessler to new Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Committee

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, February 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — James Scott Farrin Partner Michael Rossler was appointed to the new Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) Committee of the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA). SOGI’s goal is to ensure full equality for members of the LGBTQ+ community within the NCBA, the legal profession, and society. Roessler’s […]

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Henderson’s Puopolo elected president of the Bar Association Foundation

PUOPOLO Shannon M. Puopolo, shareholder of Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, has been elected president of the Lee County Bar Association Foundation. For the past five years, she has chaired the annual Lee County Bar Association Charity Golf Tournament, raising over $100,000 to fund grants for local charities. “It is an honor to serve as […]

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Hong Kong Bar Association should not discuss politics, says new president

The Hong Kong Bar Association should not deal with or discuss political issues, newly elected president Victor Dawes has said, as the senior lawyer has pledged to protect the city’s rule of law which ‘doesn’t is not dead”. Hong Kong lawyers elected Dawes on Thursday night to replace top counsel Paul Harris who faced heavy […]

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Amarilio interviews Knox on the Chicago Bar Association Podcast – Litigation, Mediation and Arbitration

United States: Amarilio interviews Knox on the Chicago Bar Association Podcast January 13, 2022 Taft Stettinius & Hollister To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. Taft Chicago partner Jonathan Amarilio recently interviewed Amanda Knox on the season four premiere episode of the Chicago Bar Association […]

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The Supreme Court Bar Association decides to organize a candlelight march in Rajpath to raise the bar’s grievances

A day after writing to Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana expressing his anguish over the failure to consider several outstanding issues from the Bar, the The Supreme Court Bar Association has decided to hold a candle light march at the Rajpath to raise the Bar’s grievances. The Executive Committee, SCBA, in its meeting held […]

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Supreme Court Bar Association writes to Chief Justice of India

The Supreme Court Bar Association has written to Chief Justice of India N. V. Ramana expressing its anguish over the failure to address several outstanding Bar issues. Senior Counsel Vikas Singh, SCBA President in his letter to the CJI and the 5 senior Supreme Court Justices requested that an urgent hearing be granted to the […]

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After Hours: New Jersey State Bar Association; Bressler Amery; Cohn Lifland

the New Jersey State Bar Association hosted a CLE webinar, “Best Practices for Collecting and Defending Legal Fee Claims in Federal and State Court”, on September 29, hosted by Joel schneider, retired U.S. magistrate and lawyer at Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads. Speakers included Michael C. Zogby, partner and deputy head of Biddle & Reath, […]

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National Cannabis Industry Association Exceeds Expectations, Creates New Experiences At 7th Annual Cannabis Summit & Expo

WASHINGTON, December 21, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The National Cannabis Industry Association (“NCIA“), the largest and oldest national trade association defending the interests of the legal cannabis industry, is pleased to reflect on the impact and experience of its success 7th Annual Cannabis Business Summit and Exhibition. To take place December 15 – 17, […]

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“Afghan lawyers’ lives are still at risk,” says Mark Ellis, Director of the International Bar Association, in an interview with JURIST – JURIST – Features

While the diplomatic and military consequences of the US withdrawal from Afghanistan continue to be felt, the true human cost remains immeasurable. Months after the last US forces left Kabul, leaving the country under Taliban rule, many are being persecuted for upholding the very democratic ideals that Washington and its allies have spent two decades […]

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Uttar Pradesh lawyer dies after being fired in Kanpur Bar polls

A Kanpur-based lawyer, Gautam Dutt (30) was killed in a shooting that took place during the Kanpur Bar Association election yesterday (December 17). As reported by Hindi Daily, Amar Ujala, Gautam Dutt was shot for election rivalry after the adjournment of voting in the Bar Association elections on Friday amid uproar and rowdiness. In this […]

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Rwanda: Nkundabarashi, president of the Rwanda Bar, on his agenda

In November, Moise Nkundabarashi, (a partner at Trust Law Chambers) was elected the new president of the Rwanda Bar Association, succeeding Julien Kavarunganda who held the position for two consecutive terms. Nkundabarashi is not new to the headlines as he was involved in a petition against the Supreme Court in 2018, represented Callixte Nsabimana alias […]

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David Greco of RMO elected as Chair of the Estate Planning, Trusts and Probate section of the San Diego County Bar Association

LOS ANGELES, December 9, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Law firm specializing in inheritance litigation RMO LLP announced today that the lawyer David Greco was elected president of the San Diego County Bar Association Estate Planning, Trusts and Inheritance Law Section in 2022. “We are proud of David’s leadership not only in our area of […]

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Interview: Afghanistan’s embattled Independent Bar Association lawyer fears for his life and his country’s legal future amid Taliban crackdown – JURIST – Features

On Sunday, a group of young Afghan lawyers gathered at a Kabul hotel to hold a press conference on the importance of an independent legal profession and respect for the rule of law in Afghanistan. As they prepared to go to live, their plans were thwarted by two wagons of armed Taliban. This is the […]

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California Lawyers Association Appoints Oyango A. Snell as New CEO and Executive Director

SACRAMENTO, California., Dec 3 2021 / PRNewswire / – The California Lawyers Association (CLA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Oyango A. Snell as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Chief Executive Officer, effective December 13, 2021. Snell comes to CLA from the Western States Petroleum Association (WSPA) where he was the organization’s […]

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Afghan lawyers call on Taliban cabinet to restore independence of national bar association – JURIST

EXCLUSIVE LAWYER – Lawyers from all over Afghanistan sent letters to the taliban cabinet seeking the restoration of Independent Bar Association of Afghanistan after the Justice Department took over its premises and assumed its attorney licensing authority last week. On November 23, armed Taliban fighters entered the Association’s offices in Kabul, forced the lawyers and […]

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District Bar Association poll: 27 case nominations at Ludhiana : The Tribune India

Legal Correspondent Ludhiana, December 1 The District Bar Association (DBA), Ludhiana, is set to hold its annual elections this month with 3,064 voters. A total of 27 candidates submitted application documents for various positions in the association. The elections were to take place on December 17. Showing strength, all candidates filed nominations with their supporters. […]

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Outrage over Taliban takeover of Afghan bar | News

The Taliban takeover of the Independent Bar Association of Afghanistan (AIBA) has drawn strong condemnation from the global legal profession. According to the association’s exiled president, Rohullah Qarizada, on November 23, “50 armed Taliban” stormed a meeting of AIBA officials in their office in Kabul. Meanwhile, a directive from the Taliban cabinet stripped the AIBA […]

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Delhi court frees former Delhi Bar Association chairman HC Rajiv Khosla with fine of Rs. 40K for assaulting female lawyer in 1994

Delhi court on Tuesday released former Delhi High Court Bar Association chairman Rajiv Khosla on Tuesday, recently convicted of assaulting a lawyer, namely Sujata Kohli, in 1994, by imposing a fine of Rs. 40,000 on him. Complainant Sujata Kohli, who was previously a practicing lawyer, became a judge in the Delhi court system and retired […]

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The bar association is essentially a private body, a writ will not lie for a dispute over its member of the board: Allahabad High Court

the Allahabad High Court noted that disputes concerning the holder of a post Bar cannot be decided by petition as bar associations are essential private bodies. “The Bar Association remains essentially a private body and with regard to its office holder dispute, a request in brief would not normally be valid.“, observed magistrate Ashwani Kumar […]

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Office of the Independent Bar Association taken over by the Islamic Emirate

Members of the Afghan Independent Bar Association (AIBA) claimed on Sunday that the forces of the Islamic Emirate had taken over the AIBA office in Kabul and that the government (Islamic Emirate) plans to use it as an office. government under the Ministry of Justice. It comes as a large number of Afghan prosecutors and […]

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Liberia: Members of the National Bar Association of Liberia denounce government interference in their upcoming elections

Monrovia – The Liberia National Bar Association (LNBA) is preparing to elect a new corps of officers who would run the affairs of the bar for the next three years, however, some members of the law fear the election will be swayed and inferred by some influential government figures. The lawyers, some of whom work […]

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Afghan bar chief pleads for international help as armed Taliban take over offices and displace leaders – JURIST

Chairman of the Independent Bar Association of Afghanistan, Rohullah Qarizada, took to Twitter on Wednesday call for international help after armed Taliban took control of the Association’s offices in Kabul. He said “fifty armed Taliban came to AIBA and forcibly took control of Bar”. The incursion came on Tuesday following a Taliban cabinet directive allowing […]

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Intense battle as Lebanese lawyers choose new members of the Bar

BEIRUT: Lawyers in Lebanon held an election on Sunday to choose nine members of the Bar Association and its new head. The winning members of the association were Imad Martinos, Nader Kaspar, Elias Bazrelli, Abdo Lahoud, Iskandar Najjar, Fadi Al-Masry, Marwan Gabr, Wajih Massad and Maya Al-Zaghrini. Former President Amin Gemayel said on Sunday: “We […]

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Supreme Court Dismisses Apology from Rajasthan Bar Association HC; Seek a resolution not to organize strikes in the future

The Supreme Court rejected affidavits of apologies presented by the Rajasthan High Court Bar Association in Jaipur for boycotting a court, observing that the apology was not unconditional and without reservation. The Court ordered the members of the Bureau of the Association to produce a better affidavit and also to issue a resolution stating that […]

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Visiting delegation from the National Bar Association of the United States

Prime Minister Mark Phillips yesterday received a courtesy visit from the President of the National Bar Association of the United States of America, Carlos Moore, and a delegation from that organization. The Prime Minister, who was accompanied by the Minister for Parliamentary Affairs and Governance, Gail Teixeira, briefed the delegation on his government’s “inclusive approach” […]

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Enid’s lawyer appointed to Bar Association Board of Governors | Local News

Enid’s attorney, Dustin E. Conner, was appointed to a three-year term on the Oklahoma Bar Association’s board of governors beginning in January. He will serve on the OBA’s 17-member Board of Governors, which meets monthly and leads the association. He will represent the Supreme Court’s Fourth Judicial District, which includes Alfalfa, Beaver, Beckham, Blaine, Cimarron, […]

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Supreme Court criticizes Rajasthan HC Bar Association in Jaipur for failing to file response to court boycott contempt notice

the Supreme Court Tuesday observed with dismay that the members of the office of the High Court Bar Association of Rajasthan in Jaipur failed to take seriously the contempt notice given to them for boycotting a High Court bench amid a strike. On October 5, 2021, the Court had issued an opinion and ordered the […]

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Bar Association refutes allegations of no reciprocal agreement with Kenya | The new times

The Rwanda Bar Association has refuted allegations that Kenya is preventing Rwandan lawyers from practicing there due to the lack of a reciprocal agreement between the two countries allowing Kenyan lawyers to work in Rwanda. This comes after media reported that Kenya had barred Rwandan and Burundian lawyers from practicing in the country until Kenyan […]

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Karnataka HC relaxes statutes of Lawyers Association for Speedy Conduct of Elections

The Karnataka High Court has relaxed the strictness of some statutes of the Bengaluru Lawyers Association, to ensure that the elections for the Association are held promptly and no later than December 22, as ordered by the Court. the rigor of the statutes must be relaxed for the same reason so that the elections can […]

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No bar can pressure chief justice to change a judge’s list: Supreme Court

Strongly opposing the call for a boycott by the Jaipur Bar Association, the Supreme Court on Monday observed that the Bar Association and lawyers cannot pressure a Chief Justice to change the list of ‘a judge. The Court stated categorically “we will not tolerate attempts by associations to pressure judges”. The bench of Judges Mr. […]

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The California Lawyers Association London 2022 Legal Program will offer Edinburgh

SACRAMENTO, Calif., October 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The California Lawyers Association (CLA) and its Litigation Section are pleased to announce their “A Week in Legal London” 2022, with unique opportunities for members to interact with UK colleagues and learn from their coworkers. The program, now in its 34and year, offers attendees the chance to explore […]

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Revolve Law Group Pledges to Support Orange County Bar Association Charitable Fund

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., October 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Committed to supporting the community and advancing the legal profession, Revolve Law Group has pledged to support the Raise Your Glass 2021 event as a silent auction sponsor. This charity event is organized by the Orange County Bar Association Charitable Fund, which is a non-profit foundation dedicated […]

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The Nevada Latino Bar Association to host the 2021 Inspira Awards on October 27

[US District Court Judge Gloria M. Navarro among those to be honored ] The Nevada Latino Bar Association plans to present its 2021 Inspira Awards at 5:30 p.m. on October 27, 2021 at The Doyle in Las Vegas. Formerly known as the Las Vegas Latino Bar Association, the group expanded in 2021 to include Latino […]

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The members of the office of the bar association must be elected by lawyers regularly practicing before this court: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has observed that the members of the Bar Association must be elected by genuine voters and genuinely/regularly practicing lawyers in the relevant High Court/Tribunal. Foreigners who do not practice regularly in this court cannot be allowed to hijack the system by allowing them to participate in the process of electing members of […]

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Gilberto Vera will receive the 2021 Jack Berman Achievement Award from the California Young Lawyers Association

SACRAMENTO, Calif., September 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The California Young Lawyers Association (CYLA) is pleased to announce that Gilberto Vera is the recipient of its 2021 Jack Berman Award of Achievement. CYLA annually confers the Jack Berman Excellence Award to recognize a new or young lawyer within their first eight years of practice for distinguished […]

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Bar Association President Prashant Kumar Elected to ILAC Board

The International Legal Assistance Consortium has elected lawyer Prashant Kumar to its board of directors. Kumar, also president of the Bar Association of India, is the second Asian to serve on the ILAC board. Established in 2002, ILAC, according to information on its website, was born out of the recognition that more efficient and better […]

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American Bar Association Appoints Attorney Ayesha Mehdi to Leadership Positions for Healthcare Fraud and Compliance, Diversity and Inclusion Group

LAS VEGAS — Spencer Fane’s associate attorney, Ayesha Mehdi, JD, MHSA, has been appointed by the American Bar Association (ABA) to chair the Fraud and Compliance Interest Group of its Health Law and Vice Section -President Diversity and Inclusion. In these leadership roles, Mehdi will lead efforts to improve diversity, promote justice and create growth […]

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Gregory Franklin of Greenberg Traurig to Speak at the Dallas Bar Association Law Student Professionalization Program

Gregory Franklin of Greenberg Traurig to Speak at the Dallas Bar Association Law Student Professionalization Program DALLAS (PRWEB) July 22, 2021 Gregory Franklin, a Litigation associate in the dallas office from global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP., will speak at the Dallas Bar Association (DBA) Law Student Professionalization Program on July 23 at 12:00 p.m. […]

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Middlesex County Bar Association Law Day ceremony canceled in Middletown

MIDDLETOWN – The Middlesex County Bar Association The Law Day ceremony and lunch scheduled for May 1 have been canceled, however, the agency will still hand out two scholarships to high school graduates attending any high school in Middlesex County. The announcement was made in a press release from the association’s president, retired judge Robert […]

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In the law. . . Jacksonville Bar Association Law Week Committee Chair Kelli Lueckert | Jax Daily Record | Jacksonville Daily Record

Kelli Lueckert is a senior partner at AndersonGlenn who specializes in insurance defense and warranty litigation. She was recently appointed chair of the Jacksonville Bar Association Law Week Committee. Who or what made you decide to become a lawyer? Originally, I wanted to be an actress but I quickly understood that it was not my […]

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Three Honorees at Cumberland County Bar Association Law Day Breakfast

BRIDGETON – County-wide prosecutors and defense lawyers Staff photo by Cindy HepnerLawyer Rocco Cipparone addresses the Cumberland County Bar Association’s annual Law Day breakfast on Friday. gathered Friday in Bridgeton for their annual Law Day Breakfast, this year themed “The Legacy of John Adams: From Boston to Guantanamo”. Breakfast attendees paid tribute to the first […]