Upcoming conferences and expositions

ABA Techshow, Ethics Conference ahead in 2002
Law Office EXPO and Management and Technology Institute: March 8, 2002 (Seattle)

The Washington State Bar Association is holding its annual Law Office EXPO and Management and Technology Institute at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center in Seattle, Washington on March 8, 2002. The EXPO is a full day of educational sessions. A full program description will be posted on the WSBA website at www.wsba.org.

ABA Techshow 2002: March 14-16, 2002 (Chicago)

The American Bar Association is hosting ABA Techshow 2002, Unlocking the Magic of Legal Technology, at the Chicago Sheraton Hotel and Towers on March 14-16, 2002. This leading legal technology conference features 64 educational sessions on a wide range of topics, including "The Magic Coin: Making Technology Pay-Planning and Implementation," "Building the Electronic Trial Notebook from A-Z" and "The Problem with Being Everywhere: Managing Conflicts and Unauthorized Practice of Law in the Digital Age." The sessions are complemented by an exhibit floor of 150 vendors. Best of all, the Law Society is a program partner in Techshow, which entitles any B.C. lawyer to a US $100 discount off the registration fee, which can be combined with the early-bird registration for a further US $100 discount. Please note that you must use Program Promoter Code PP60 when registering to receive this discount. Further information is on the Law Society website events calendar or at www.techshow.com.

ABA National Conference on Professional Responsibility: May 30-June 1, 2002 (Vancouver)

The 28th National Conference will be held at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel in Vancouver from May 30 through June 1. Sponsored by the ABA Center for Professional Responsibility, this conference is a unique opportunity for B.C. lawyers to look more closely at legal ethics, professional discipline, professionalism and practice issues, and hear views from leading legal scholars, jurists, and others in the professional responsibility field from across North America. Watch for details at www.abanet.org/cpr/prconf.html.