Statement of Purpose

The general purposes of the Section are to further the objectives of the Delaware State Bar Association (the “DSBA”), further the interests of attorneys, judges and members of the global community, foster communication and understanding among groups within both the legal and greater community, encourage the international public service rendered by its Members and promote the professional development and international interests of its Members.


Lakshmi A. Muthu

Meryem Dede

Vice Chair
Rafael X. Zahralddin-Aravena


Section Events, Meetings & Information

Schedule of meetings
The Section typically meets the second Monday of every month at the offices of Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP, The Brandywine Building, 1000 West Street, 17th Floor, Wilmington. The meeting schedule for 2009-2010 is as follows:

December 2009 – No formal meeting scheduled. Information will be disseminated via the listserv.
Monday, January 11, 2010
Monday, February 8, 2010
Monday, March 8, 2010
Monday, April 12, 2010
Monday, May 10, 2010



The Lawyers’ Earthquake Response Network (LERN) is a national network of lawyers in the U.S. working with Haitian lawyers to implement a legal response to the earthquake in Haiti.  LERN employs a human rights-based approach to advocate for the victims of the earthquake.

LERN is led by the U.S.-based Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti (IJDH), and the Haiti-based public interest law firm, the Bureau des Avocats Internationaux.

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Upcoming Events of Interest

ABA International Law Section
2010 Spring Meeting Grand Hyatt New York
NY, New York
April 13-17, 2010

ABA International Law Section
2010 Fall Meeting
Paris, France
November 2-6, 2010

Legal Links

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