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Miami Meeting to Focus on Law Firm Challenges

Strategies for more effectively managing the challenges with which law firms find themselves being faced will be the focus of SCG Legal's spring meeting being held March 20-22, 2015, at the Loews Miami Beach in Miami, Florida.  full story



It is with sadness and regret that we report the passing Sunday, November 16, 2014, of former Georgia Governor Carl Sanders, who after leaving office founded Troutman Sanders and in 1989 became one of the founding members of SCG Legal.  full story


Mark Lacis, a business litigation attorney at Colorado member firm Ireland Stapleton, has been named to the steering committee of Mile High United Way’s Emerging Leaders Council.  The Emerging Leaders Council is made up of more than 1,200 young community leaders who support Mile High United Way through personal philanthropy, volunteered time and advocacy. full story

GOP strategist John “JR” Reith will join Maryland member firm Rifkin, Weiner, Livingston, Levitan & Silver in its government relations division, as well as serve as the firm’s director of business development. Mr. Reith was finance director for all three of former Governor Robert Ehrlich, Jr.’s gubernatorial campaigns and was co-chairman of his campaign committees.  full story

Fabio Guzmán Ariza of Dominican Republic member firm Guzmán Ariza has been elected to the Dominican Academy of Letters as its newest numerary member, filling the seat left vacant by the death of academician Mariano Lebrón Saviñón. A prolific author in the fields of law and language, Mr. Guzmán Ariza was a member of the team of linguists that published The Dictionary of Dominican Spanish. full story

James Frazier, III, Robert Maclin III, David Guarnieri and Margaret Barr of Kentucky member firm McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie & Kirkland have been selected for inclusion in the 2014-2015 Kentucky Super Lawyers list. They have been recognized in the following practice areas: Mr. Frazier, for real estate; Mr. Maclin, for general litigation; Mr. Guarnieri, for criminal defense; and Ms. Barr, for estates and probate. full story

Rhode Island member firm Adler Pollock & Sheehanhas chosen Alicia Selman of Barbados as the firm’s 2014 diversity scholarship winner. Each year, the firm awards a scholarship in the amount of $10,000 to a deserving student entering his or her first year of law school. full story

Lexpert magazine has named Neil Davie of British Columbia member firm Bull Housser & Tupper a 2014 Rising Star, recognizingCanada's leading lawyers under 40. The nomination criteria are based on legal talent and success across areas of practice, community involvement, business acumen and leadership. full story





2015 Spring Meeting
Loews Miami Beach, Miami FL
Friday, March 20 and Saturday March 21, 2015

2015 International Meeting
Rome Cavalieri, Rome, Italy
Wednesday, June 17 and Thursday, June 18, 2015

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2015 Annual Meeting
Pan Pacific Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Thursday, September 10 and Friday, September 11, 2015

2016 International Meeting
Zurich, Switzerland
June 2016


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2016 Annual Meeting
InterContinental Boston, Boston, MA
Thursday, September 15 and Friday, September 16, 2016

2017 Annual Meeting
The Inverness Hotel, Denver, Colorado
Thursday, September 7 and Friday, September 8, 2017







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