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— Exec-Director of the Hispanic National Bar Association who worked for the Tobacco Institute in conducting workplace smoking seminars. —
Some key documents
1988 July: The Tobacco Institute's PR Plan for the year — dealing with the growing problems of workplace smoking laws:
John Fox will conduct the first legal seminar on workplace smoking issues in early September in Raleigh, North Carolina. Fox's firm, Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro , will co-sponsor the seminars with the Institute of Applied Management and Law , a company that specializes in organizing and promoting business and legal seminars. Fox also has scheduled seminars in Portland, Oregon, Cleveland, Ohio and Seattle, Washington.
Fox will continue to conduct media tours on workplace smoking legal issues in conjunction with the seminars. He is in the process of identifying a public relations firm to promote the tour independently. We have identified several individuals to conduct legal briefings with minority bar associations. They include : Dennis Duffy , an associate and colleague of John Fox at Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro; Mario Obledo, former executive director, League of United Latin American Citizens; and, Baltazar Bacca, executive director of the Hispanic National Bar Association.
These briefings will commence in August at the rate of one per month. Each will consist of a presentation and a request to address the organization's next general meeting. We already have scheduled briefings with the Hispanic National Bar Association, National Bar Association, and California Association of Black Lawyers.