American Bar Association
Section of International Law: Lawyers Abroad Committee

Section of International Law:
Lawyers Abroad Committee

Message From The Co-Chairs

This committee serves the needs and interests of U.S.-licensed lawyers who work or are interested in working outside the United States. Committee programs and initiatives include CLE programming to fulfill state bar CLE requirements, ad hoc programs of special interest to our members, initiatives to improve the practice of law outside of the U.S. and networking opportunities for U.S.-licensed attorneys residing abroad.

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Monthly Teleconference Information

Dear Committee members: our next conference call will be Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 13:00 ET/Noon CT/10:00 PT. The conference agenda and dial-in information can be found as downloadable PDFs in the sections immediately below.

Committee Minutes, Agendas and Exhibits

Fund Raising Home Run at Miami Fall Meeting!

LAC RAISES OVER $5000 FOR 3 CHARITIES: 1. the ABA Fund for Justice & Education – Disaster Relief (supporting those who have lost so much recently in Puerto Rico, the Caribbean and Florida); 2. the Miami-Dade and Broward County school districts to purchase school supplies for those affected by the hurricane and to assist students who have arrived from Puerto Rico; and 3. local Operation Backpack efforts (called Angel Backpack) which donates backpacks with school supplies to homeless children.



Gambini, Brigitte
Knox, Carolyn
Raccanello, Beatrice


Daiuto, Adriana
Engelhard-Barfield, Anna
Garrofe, Albert
Hopper, David
Kounoupis, George
Murnane, Linda
Seymour, S
Sullivan, Neil
Tudorancea, Ramona
Valenti, Thomas
Wiener, Laurence


Lima, Rosa
Nava, Laura

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Committee Events

So You Want to Be An Expat Lawyer - Part III

September 27, 2011
(archived podcast)

Section Events

    Steel / Aluminum Tariffs – Key Compliance and Other Considerations for Companies and their Lawyers


    The steel and aluminum tariffs were announced on March 8, 2018. This program will discuss: The latest news about how the steel and aluminum tariffs apply; The enforcement methods Customs and Border Protection is likely to implement; The grounds for any exclusions being granted to U.S. trading partners; ...

    Employment Law World Tour: Employment Law in Turkey


    The SIL Employment Committee is embarking on a World Tour of employment law! Our members have volunteered to share their expertise on employment law in their jurisdictions through quick, focused teleconferences that will occur on a regular basis during the 2017/18 season. The teleconferences will follow ...

    First Ever Encryption Happy Hour!


    Come join BIS's Aaron Amundson over a drink (wine or beer or tea or coffee) and snack and learn about US encryption export controls. Aaron will NOT cover the basics but will update practitioners on what has changed over the last few years including such fascinating topics as: What happened to Note ...

Modified by Timothy Franklin on November 6, 2017

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