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2011 Corporate Counsel CLE Seminar

Thursday, February 17 – Saturday, February 20, 2011

Naples Grande Beach Resort, Waldorf Astoria Collection | Naples, FL
www.naplesgranderesort.com

 

Sponsored by the Committee on Corporate Counsel
Cosponsored by Business Torts Litigation, Minority Trial Lawyer, and the Woman Advocate Committees


Registration is now closed.


Registration Rates:

Section of Litigation Member

First Time Section Member Attendee

$495
$395

Government/Academic/Public Service/Judge

$365

Young Lawyers (Age 35 or younger, or in practice less than 5 years)

$365

ABA Member

$659

Non-ABA Members

$825

Law Student Member

$25


Special Discounts:
In-house attorneys receive $150 off Section, ABA or Non ABA member rates.

Register two firm attorneys and bring an in-house attorney for free. Registrations must be received as a group. Click here for form.

Three or more attorneys from the same firm/company can receive a 33% registration discount. Registrations must be receives as a group with single payment. Click here for form.


Meeting Documents & Information

Brochure | PDF

Schedule | PDF


MCLE Credit – Accreditation has been requested for this program from every state with mandatory continuing legal education requirements for attorneys.  Please be aware that each state has its own rules and regulations, including its definitions of CLE.

 

Attire for this seminar is “resort casual”.

 

Meeting Documents & Information
Thursday Night Committee Dinners


Hotel Information
 

To make a hotel reservation, please contact the Naples Grande Beach Resort, a Waldorf Astoria Collection, at (888) 722-1270 or (239) 597-3232 by Friday, January 21, 2011 and refer to the ABA Section of Litigation Corporate Counsel CLE Seminar to ensure the discounted rate of $245 per night plus applicable taxes. All reservations are subject to availability. After January 21st, the ABA discounted rate cannot be guaranteed. Hotel reservations must be cancelled 5 days prior to the scheduled day of arrival to avoid a one-night cancellation charge. Hotel rate includes complimentary in-room internet access and fitness center access.


Make your room reservations early as sleeping rooms will be at a premium! 

 

Please contact Lesley Roselle at lesley.roselle@americanbar.org if you would like to be placed on the hotel waitlist.

Alternative Hotels

Hilton Naples is a .5 mile walk from the Naples Grande Beach Resort. To make reservations please call 239-430-4900.

The Doubletree Naples is located 3 miles from the Naples Grande Beach Resort. To make reservations please call 239-593-8733.


Airline Information

 

Airfare - Airfare discounts are available through ABA Online Travel, Orbitz for Business.  To access ABA Online Travel, click here, or go to www.abanet.org/travel and click on the Online Travel link at the top of the page.  The 24/7 toll-free number for Orbitz for Business is 877.222.4185. 

Airports - For your reference, there are (3) convenient airports for your air transportation arrangements:


  • Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) is approximately 45 minutes from the Naples Grande Resort.  More than 20 airline partners serve RSW with nonstop service throughout North America and international service to Canada and Germany. With flights to major gateways like Atlanta, Chicago, New York and more, travelers have access to convenient connections worldwide.  For your reference, the website is as follows - www.flylcpa.com
  • Fort Lauderdale International Airport (FLL) is approximately 2 hours from the Naples Grande Resort.  Domestic and International non-stop service available.  For your reference, the website is as follows - www.fortlauderdaleinternationalairport.com
  • Miami International Airport (MIA) is approximately 2½ hours from the Naples Grande Resort.  Domestic and International non-stop service available.  For your reference, the website is as follows -www.miami-airport.com

 

Transportation Information

 

Taxi service is available at the Southwest Florida International airport and has a flat rate of $65 one-way.  However we recommend that you call a cab company in advance to make a reservation. To make an advance reservation, call Checker Cab Company at (239) 455-5555. If you would like to reserve a private sedan, visit Dolphin Transportation at   http://www.dolphinnaples.com/ABA.html.

ABA members are entitled to special discounts on rental cars by calling Hertz at (800) 654-3131 and referencing the ABA group discount number 13000.  

 

Services for the Disabled

 

If special arrangements are required for an individual to attend this seminar, please contact Tara Blasingame at (312) 988-5664.


MCLE Credit

 

Accreditation has been requested for this program from every state with mandatory continuing legal education requirements for attorneys.  Please be aware that each state has its own rules and regulations, including its definition of CLE. Certificates of Attendance will be available at the conclusion of the program for both attendees and speakers. 

 

Program Materials

 

Attendees will be sent a link where they can access program materials online two weeks before the seminar. Section Members can access the materials one month after the seminar.

 

Hotel Activities

 

The Naples Grande Beach Resort is nestled on twenty-three beachfront acres. You can enjoy everything from deep sea fishing to golf to walking along the three mile stretch of powdery sand. Please check with the Concierge at the Naples Grande Resort for more information. Enjoy a 20% discount on spa treatments at the resort’s Golden Door Spa. To make an appointment call Spa Reservations at (239) 594-6321 and reference the American Bar Association Corporate Counsel Seminar.


Enjoy a 20% discount on spa treatments at the Naples Grande. To make an appointment call Spa Reservations at 239.594.6321 and reference the American Bar Association Corporate Counsel Seminar.

 

The Woman Advocate Spa Networking Event

Sign-up Sheet Coming Soon!


Section Sponsors

 

 

Meetings Sponsors

 

 


The ABA Committee on Corporate Counsel would like to thank the following law firm sponsors for their generous support of the 2011 CLE Seminar:

 

Premier Gold Level Sponsor

Carlton Fields, P.A.

 

Gold Level Sponsors

Baker & McKenzie LLP

Jenner & Block LLP

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

 

Silver Level Sponsors
Bowles Rice McDavid Graff & Love LLP

Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP

Liskow & Lewis

McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Patton Boggs LLP

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

 

Bronze Level Sponsors
A. Kershaw, P.C. // Attorneys & Consultants

Arent Fox LLP
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Bradley Murchison Kelly & Shea LLC

Dowd Bennett LLP

Ellis, Carstarphen, Dougherty & Griggs P.C.

Husch Blackwell LLP

Jones Walker

McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP

Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP

Saul Ewing LLP

Schiff Hardin LLP

SNR Denton