As part of its objectives, the International Law Section (ILS) of the State Bar of California, which has about 1,500 members, periodically reaches out to law schools and interacts with law students by presenting a panel of attorneys discussing their experiences in the field of international law.
Wednesday, October 25, 2017, Noon - 1:30 pm
1 University Dr, Orange, CA
Please RSVP by 10/20/17 to Annie.Tsai@calbar.ca.gov with the subject as “RSVP for International Law Section.” (please include your address and phone number)
This particular group has members who are fluent in Japanese, Malay, French, German and Italian. In
addition, some of these attorneys have lived in Malaysia, Japan, Pakistan, and other parts of Africa and Asia.
This group of attorneys demonstrate expertise in a variety of international issues, some of which include
cross-border business structures and transactions, mergers & acquisitions, licensing and other aspects of
intellectual property, dispute resolution, litigation, non-profit, securities, tax, and medical products
including devices, drugs and dietary supplements. Members of this group have received awards including
“Best Lawyers.” One has attended the NASA Institute in Space Physics, one has an LLM in Japanese law
and another attended the University of Geneva. One has represented the Government of Mongolia in its
wind power and water purification initiatives. Clients represented also include a gold mining company, a
major league baseball player from Japan, a casino company, and a tequila company.
Many of the webinars previously presented by the International Law Section are available in our online catalog.
Michael R. Tyler is the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC). Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional and construction services, including all aspects of architecture, engineering and construction, operations and maintenance, as well as scientific and specialty consulting. Jacobs’ 75,000 employees in 230+ locations around the world serve a broad range of companies and organizations, including industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies. At Jacobs, Mr. Tyler leads a global team of more than 100 lawyers, as well as manages the company’s global risk management organization. Read more.
We're very grateful for your membership in the Section.
As a token of that, we're offering self-study MCLE credit in the areas of Legal Ethics, Competence Issues, and Recognition and Elimination of Bias in the Legal Profession and in Society. The programs are posted in our Member's Only Area.
Simply watch the programs and keep track of having done so. You can report this to the State Bar when it's time to demonstrate your compliance with the MCLE requirements.
The International Law Section of The State Bar of California has membership of approximately 1,500 practitioners who practice in the field of international law. From corporate, to intellectual property, to employment, to immigration, to cross-border litigation, to tax, to many other areas, the Section’s members comprise an audience of international practitioners whom vendors, law firms and other professional service providers cannot easily target at once in any other way.
In an effort to better integrate interested vendors, law firms and other professional service providers with the Section’s members, the Section offers an annual corporate sponsorship for $5,000. For more information the many benefits of sponsorship, see Sponsorship Opportunities.
As we have done in the past, the International Law Section is presenting the “Careers in International Law” programs at various law schools throughout California this year. READ MORE
The International Law Section has been working with various bar associations in foreign countries, including exploring opportunities to co-present programs, webinars and other events in California and abroad. READ MORE
The International Law Section has been working with the American Bar Association’s Section of International Law in exchanging information and supporting each other’s programs and events. READ MORE
The International Law Section recently updated its Mission Statement, as follows:
The International Law Section is dedicated to facilitating global and domestic outreach by California lawyers to attorneys, students and others interested in international law and the legal systems of other nations, and contributing to a dialogue between the members of the State Bar of California and the lawyers around the globe to enhance mutual understanding and facilitate client representation.
International Law Section Mission goals include: READ MORE
The California International Law Journal would like to solicit articles. While most articles offer practical advice and strategies for practitioners handling transnational matters, we also would like to publish academic articles that may be of interest to our readers. Topics may include anything that pertains to private or public international law, including commercial transactions and developments, arbitration and litigation, immigration, intellectual property, privacy, data protection, criminal, environmental, and human rights. Standard articles range from 15-25 pages, double-spaced. Short articles range from 4-8 pages, double-spaced. If selected for publication, we will assign an editor to work with you on finalizing your article.
If you are interested in submitting an article, please send your proposed topic or manuscript to Editor-in-Chief Mark W. Danis or Managing Editor Peter M. Friedman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The International Law Section is managed by its Executive Committee, which is comprised of individuals with a broad range of legal specialties who share a dedication to the expansion of cross-border and international practice. Contact information for our Officers, Members, Advisors, and Advisors Emeritus can be found HERE. For information on becoming a Member of the Executive Committee in the future, click HERE.
International Law Section past programs are available over the internet for participatory MCLE credit. For the entire catalog of the International Law Section’s programs available for MCLE credit, please see online CLE and select International Law. Be sure to check out CLEtoGo if you're interested in downloadable podcasts.
Continuing Education of the Bar, California (CEB) is extending some special discount offers to our section. As a member of the Section, you're eligible for:
Information about the section dues rebate program can be found on the CEB Web site.
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International Law Section
The State Bar of California
180 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94105-1639
The International Law Section is a State Bar of California-approved MCLE provider.