VOL. 112 | NO. 62 | Thursday, April 16, 1998
The American Law Institute-American Bar Association Committee on Continuing Professional Education will sponsor two video law reviews this month
The American Law Institute-American Bar Association Committee on Continuing Professional Education will sponsor two video law reviews this month. On April 23, the committee will sponsor its annual spring employee benefits law and practice update which will focus on ROTH individual retirement account issues, 1998 Treasury proposals, Small Business Job Protection Act changes and Internal Revenue Service remedial procedures. The live, four-hour satellite program will reach more than 80 cities nationwide via the America Law Network. On April 28, the committee will sponsor a review of workplace harassment litigation which will reach more than 70 cities nationwide via the American Law Network. In Memphis, the law reviews may be seen in room 134 of the Shelby County courthouse, 140 Adams Ave. The registration fee for either review, which includes study materials, is $160. For more information, call Susan L. Tomita at (800) 253-6397, ext. 1661, or visit the organizations Web site at www.ali-aba.org.
The Young Lawyers Division of the Memphis Bar Association will sponsor a seminar on May 5 that is part of a series of seminars featuring judges from various courts. The May speaker will be Chancery Court Judge D.J. Alissandratos and will be held in the Shelby County courthouse. The judges provide basic information about the different courts, give their thoughts on the practice of law in general and on professionalism among lawyers, and comment on their expectations of lawyers who appear in their courts. The seminars are geared to those who are new to the practice of law or new to the practice of a particular court but anyone may attend. Each seminar offers one hour of continuing legal education credit. The cost is $5 for members of the Young Lawyers Division, $10 for MBA members and $20 for non-MBA members.
The National Bar Association will hold its annual convention at the Peabody from July 25-Aug. 1. Registration is $350 for members, $475 for nonmembers, $225 for judicial council members and $150 for law students. For more information, call Judge Earnestine Hunt Dorse at 576-5441.