BLS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING

BUSINESS LAW SECTION EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING
FRIDAY, April 10, 2015, 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.
CALL-IN NUMBER: (855) 520-7605; PASSCODE: 8647365799#
AGENDA

I. Welcome

II. Consent Calendar

  1. Approval of Minutes of March 8, 2015 Meeting
  2. Next Executive Committee Meeting:
    Friday, May 8, 2015, 10:00 a.m.
    Westin SFO, San Francisco
  3. Next Standing Committee Officers Call:
    Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 1:30 P.M.
  4. Next Executive Committee Officers Call:
    Thursday, April, 2015, 1:30 P.M.
  5. Next State Bar President's Monthly Bar Leader Call
    Thursday, May 16, 2015, 8:00 a.m.
  6. Next Council of Sections Meeting
    Thursday, April 16, 2015, 12:00 Noon
  7. Solo and Small Firm Summit: June 18-20, 2015
  8. Annual Meeting: October 8-11, 2015
  9. ABA BLS Spring Meeting April 16 - 18, 2015
  10. ABA Business Bar Leaders Conference April 30 - May 1, 2015

III. Administrative Matters

  1. Bar Staff (Bob Hawn)
  2. Executive Committee Chair and Member Nominations (Bob Hawn)
  3. Appointments (Tom Phinney)
    1. Standing Committees
  4. Long Range Planning Retreat Follow-Up (Bob Hawn)
    1. Standing Committees
    2. Executive Committee
  5. Bylaw Amendment (Bob Hawn)
  6. Constituency List Numbers Issue (Bob Hawn)

IV. Marketing and Outreach (Chris Passarelli)

  1. BLS Value Proposition update (incorporating comments from last Ex Com meeting)
  2. Welcome to New Members (draft)
  3. Marketing & Outreach Minutes – March

V. Member Services (Rob Harris)

  1. E-Bulletins: Statistics, Initial Survey Responses (Uzzi Raanan)
  2. E- News (Jill Kovar)
  3. Social Media and Website (Sarah DeDiego)
  4. E-Bulletin Library Project (Phil Green, Rob Harris)
  5. Other

VI. Programs and Publications (April Frisby)

  1. How-To Series
  2. Solo Summit
  3. Hot Topics
  4. Annual Meeting
  5. Publications (April Pearson)
  6. Business Law News Update (Robert Brayer)
  7. Report of the Queen (Bob Hawn)

VII. Standing Committee Visitation

  1. Consumer Financial Services
  2. Cyberspace

VIII. Legislation (Isabelle Ord)

  1. Status Review of ALPs Before the Legislature
  2. Status of New ALPs and Comment Letters From Standing Committees
  3. Amicus Procedure
  4. Role of Liaisons in Committee Work

IX. Standing Committees (Elizabeth Berke-Dreyfuss and Martha King)

  1. Rolling Reports
  2. Review of Rolling Report Forms and Call for Volunteers
  3. Liaison Oral Reports – Long Range Planning Retreat Opportunities and Challenges

X. Long Range Planning Committee (Paul Pascuzzi)

XI. Breakfast Club (Rob Harris, Jim Hill)

XII. New Business

XIII. New Meeting - May 8, 2015

XIV. Adjournment