American Bar Association
Business Law

Business Law

Committee Description

The Business Law Committee focuses on all types of business torts, including fraud, misrepresentations, breach of fiduciary duty, bad faith, duress, interference with contractual relations or prospective advantage, inducing breach of contract, trademark infringement, trade secrets, coinfusion of source, injurious falsehood, RICO, unfair trade practices, employment-related torts and banking torts, as well as related evidence, remedies, and technology issues.

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We are the Business Law committee.

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Summer 2013 Committee Newsletter

ABA YLD 101 Practice Series

The 101 Practice Series: Breaking Down the Basics
The practice series is an online resource for new lawyers covering basic training in both substantive and practical aspects of a law practice. With over 170 quick tips and tools, this series is an essential resource for lawyers in their first three years of practice and is exclusively available to ABA members.

Career Development
Time Management Tips
Understanding the Importance of Marketing and Client Development
When You're One of the Few: Advice for Women and Lawyers of Color
Effective Written Communication: Thinking Like a Writer
Adjunct Teaching Opportunities as Marketing Tools

Balancing Life and Work
E-mail Etiquette
How to Break Bad News to Your Client
Using Paralegals Wisely
Working Efficiently with Your Assistant

Quick and Easy Ethics Tips
Professional Responsibility Reminders
Confidentiality, Privilege: A Basic Value in Two Different Applications

Practice-Specific: Business Law
Bankruptcy 101: When Is Bankruptcy Right for Your Corporate Client?
Commercial Leasing 101
Employee Use of Vehicle
Important Changes for Small Business Debtors under BAPCPA
Look! It's A Bird, It's A Plane, No....It's Government Contracts!!!

Interested in writing an article?
For more information email the Committee Co-Chairs or YLD Program Associate, Renee Lugo,

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Committee Events

    YLD 2014 Fall Conference

    The Nines Hotel

    Join us for a Conference designed to help you grow your practice and make a difference the legal profession and your community. This three-day event is filled with great CLE, topical discussions, and opportunities to network with and learn from lawyers in a variety of practice areas across the country. ...

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