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Philadelphia Bar Association

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Date:
Thursday, December 01, 2011

Time:
9:00 AM

Location:
Pennsylvania Bar Institute
CLE Conference Center
Wanamaker Building, 10th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Registration Info:

Program will be held from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE PROGRAM

CLE Tuition Prices Include Course Book and Lunch

*Registrations received 3 or more business days before the presentation qualify for the Early Registration Discount

Early Reg. $209 - Member of PA or any county bar assn. admitted before 1/1/07 (Late Reg. $234)

Early Reg. $189 - Member of PA or any county bar assn. admitted after 1/1/07 (Late Reg. $214)

Early Reg. $229 - Nonmember (Late Reg. $254)

Early Reg. $99 - Paralegals attending with an atty. (Late Reg. $124)

Early Reg. $129 - Paralegals attending alone (Late Reg. $154)

Early Reg. $105 - Judges and judicial law clerks (Late Reg. $130)

Early Reg. $95 - Judges and judicial law clerks admitted after 1/1/07 (Late Reg. $120)

Reg. $35 - Law Students

Please make checks payable to PBI

Agenda:
8:50 - 9:00
Welcome and Introduction - PBI and Chair, Delivery of Legal Services Committee

9:00 - 10:30 Is the Gomez Family Surviving the Recession?

10:30 - 10:45 Break

10:45 - 12:15 Breakout Sessions - Choose One
1. Models of Holistic Legal Services
2. Legal Strategies to Combat the School to Prison Pipeline (STPP)
3. Opening the Legal Door: Practical Tips and Advocacy Strategies on Local Regulations

12:15 - 1:15 Lunch (included in your tuition)

1:15 - 2:45 Breakout Sessions - Choose One
1. Representing Our Clients' Interests in the New Harrisburg
2. Criminal Law for the Civil Practitioner
3. Closing the Courthouse Door

2:45 - 3:00 Break

3:00 - 4:30 Updates on Innovative Access to Justice Projects and the Civil Right to Counsel Movement

Program Schedule Subject to Change.

Register Now - Public Interest Law Day CLE

Public Interest Law Day CLE

'Déjà Vu All Over Again': Public Interest Practice Survives Hard Times

Whether you are a new or seasoned private practitioner, a public interest attorney, or a pro bono attorney, this course focuses on issues that are currently hot topics throughout the legal community!

Delivering public interest law to poor and disadvantaged citizens is a job that is largely undertaken by the more than thirty public interest law organizations in the Philadelphia area, as well as the numerous volunteer pro bono attorneys. Public Interest Law Day is designed to assist these practitioners and their colleagues throughout Pennsylvania in continuing to provide high-quality legal services to this under-served population. In addition to attorneys in public interest practice, this course will be of interest to pro bono practitioners and private practice attorneys who are interested in learning more about public interest law and other timely issues affecting the pro bono community.

Planned by public interest lawyers for public interest lawyers, this program focuses on issues that are currently hot topics in the practice of public interest law.

Why Attend

  • Join colleagues from Philadelphia-area public interest law organizations
  • Learn how you can help to provide high-quality legal services to all clients
  • Great for attorneys who want to learn about public interest law
  • Focus on current hot topics
  • Earn your ethics credit

Faculty:

Hon. Pamela Pryor Dembe
President Judge, Court of Common Pleas, First Judicial District
Hon. Annette Rizzo
Court of Common Pleas, First Judicial District
Judith A. Bernstein-Baker, Esq.
HIAS & Council Migration Services
Karen C. Buck, Esq.
Senior LAW Center
Eileen Carroll, Esq.
Legal Clinic for the Disabled
Liz Chacko, Esq.
Friends of Farmworkers, Inc.
Amara S. Chaudhry, Esq.
Council on American-Islamic Relations Pennsylvania
Jennifer R. Clarke, Esq.
Public Interest Law Center
Jonathan H. Feinberg, Esq.
Kairys, Rudovsky, Messing & Feinberg
Lawrence S. Felzer, Esq.
SeniorLAW Center
Anne E. Fisher, Esq.
Defender Association of Philadelphia
Michael Froehlich, Esq.
Community Legal Services, Inc.
Terry L. Fromson, Esq.
Women's Law Project
Amy E. Hirsch, Esq.
Community Legal Services, Inc.
Michael Hollander, Esq.
Community Legal Services, Inc.
Sara E. Jacobson, Esq.
Temple University Beasley School of Law
Harold Jordan
American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania
Jennifer Kates, Esq.
Office of Councilwoman Maria Quinones-Sanchez
David Lapp, Esq.
Education Law Center
Shenu Lawrence-Gupta, Esq.
Defender Association of Philadelphia
Veronica 'Niki' Ludt, Esq.
Face to Face Legal Center
Monique Luse, Esq.
Juvenile Law Center,
Katherine M. Manderino, Esq.
InterCommunity Action, Inc.
Lynn A. Marks, Esq.
Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts
Gerald A. McHugh, Jr., Esq.
Raynes McCarty
Maura McInerney, Esq.
Education Law Center
Rhonda McKitten, Esq.
Defenders Association of Philadelphia
Laval S. Miller-Wilson, Esq.
PA Health Law Project
Linda Peyton, Esq.
Legal Clinic for the Disabled
Rasheedah Phillips, Esq.
Community Legal Services, Inc.
Morgan Plant, Esq.
Morgan Plant & Associates
John Pollack, Esq.
ABA Section of Litigation Civil Right to Counsel Fellow Public Justice Center
Mary Catherine Roper, Esq.
American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania
Cindy Rosenthal, Esq.
Philadelphia Legal Assistance, Inc.
Louis S. Rulli, Esq.
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Beth Shapiro, Esq.
Community Legal Services, Inc.
Thu Tran, Esq.
Community Legal Services, Inc.
Rebecca Vallas, Esq.
Community Legal Services, Inc.
David M. Walker, Esq.
Law Offices of David M. Walker
Philippe Weisz, Esq.
HIAS Pennsylvania

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