Update – March 15, 2020 WCLK has postponed their 2020 Spring Membership Campaign. A rescheduled date for Chris and Victoria’s guest co-hosting of Signature Serenade will be posted here when we have that information. Chris and Victoria extend their deep appreciation to all who donated via the link below. If you have not yet had a chance to do so,… Read More
Presented by Chris Balch at the Society of North American Goldsmiths 2019 Conference in Chicago Maybe making and selling work is your sole occupation. Or maybe selling work is part of what you do as you teach in a traditional academic setting. In any case, you need to understand a few rules. If you think art-speak is bad, have you… Read More
International Municipal Lawyers Association Mid-Year Seminar, Washington, D.C. Sunday, March 31, 2019 Presented by Chris Balch & Lori Gonzalez Moderator: Douglas Haney Your bosses are ostensibly the elected body. But, you get assignments, direction, and demands from department heads (and sometimes supervisors), the administration, and the elected body. Keeping track of the competing, overlapping, and (often) conflicting demands and requestsfrom a client… Read More
Learn how to limit or minimize potential fallout and other issues from comments and statements made by elected officials during legislative sessions. Civil Rights and Governmental Tort Liability Seminar | San Antonio, TX, January 31–February 1, 2019
Chris’ presented on the issue of disruptive speakers at local government council meetings, including a discussion of the Supreme Court’s recent case in Lozman v. City of Riviera Beach.
In addition to Chris’ presentation at the 65TH Annual City & County Attorneys Institute, he also served as the moderator with panelists Hon. Keith R. Blackwell, Supreme Court of Georgia, Atlanta, GA Hon. Sara L. Doyle, Georgia Court of Appeals, Atlanta, GA and Hon. Carla Wong McMillian, Georgia Court of Appeals, Atlanta, GA UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA, ATHENS, GEORGIA, SEPTEMBER 13… Read More
Presented by Chris Balch at the 65th Annual City & County Attorneys Institute. University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, September 13 & 14, 2018 Seven years ago, when I first spoke on the topic of crisis management and the 24/7 news cycle, I focused on the outside risks of misfeasance coming to light: camera phones, investigative reporters, CNN producers looking for… Read More
Attorney and ceramicist Chris Balch of Atlanta, Georgia, will visit the Stephen F. Austin State University campus to deliver a lecture on art and the law at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, in Room 106 of the Art Building. “Everything You Didn’t Know You Needed to Ask a Lawyer – for Visual Artists” is free and open to the public.
IMLA’s 82nd Annual Conference October 14, 2017 – October 18, 2017 Hilton Hotel and Suites, Niagara Falls/Fallsview Scotiabank Convention Center Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
Presented by Christopher D. Balch, Balch Law Group, Atlanta Michael V. “Van” Stephens, II, Gwinnett County Law Department, Lawrenceville at the 64th Annual Institute for City and County Attorneys University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education and Hotel, Athens, GA September 14-15, 2017