Student Loan Repayment Assistance Program Feb. 9
Heather Jarvis will present "Managing Law Student Loan Debt: Federal Loan Repayment Assistance Programs" on Thursday, Feb. 9 from 3 to 5 p.m., at the Philadelphia Bar Association, 11th Floor Conference Center, 1101 Market St.
Jarvis is a national expert on educational debt and financial barriers facing law school graduates and income-based repayment and public service loan forgiveness under the College Cost Reduction and Access Act. The program is free to all members of the Philadelphia Bar Association, but space is limited and pre-registration is required. Register online at philadelphiabar.org
. This program is co-sponsored by the Association’s Public Interest Section, Delivery of Legal Services Committee, Law School Outreach Committee and the Young Lawyers Division.
Increasing Access to Justice From the Bench Feb. 6
The Public Interest Section will present "Increasing Access to Justice from the Bench" on Monday, Feb. 6.
Panelists include Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Judge Annette M. Rizzo who will discuss her role in creating the Philadelphia Mortgage Foreclosure Diversion Project; U.S. Magistrate Judge Timothy R. Rice who will address how he helped to develop the Federal Re-Entry Program; and Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Senior Judge Abram Frank Reynolds who will discuss his role in creating the Juvenile Treatment Court program. The panel will be moderated by Joseph A. Sullivan, special counsel and director of pro bono programs at Pepper Hamilton LLP.
The program beings at 4 p.m. in the 11th Floor Conference Center, at the Philadelphia Bar Association, 1101 Market St. This program is free to all members of the Association, but pre-registration is required. Please register online at philadelphiabar.org
. This program is co-sponsored by the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Civil Gideon Task Force and the Criminal Justice Section.
Justinian Society to Honor Savoth Feb. 7
The Justinian Society will host a luncheon in honor of Bar Association Chancellor John E. Savoth on Tuesday, Feb. 7 at The Union League of Philadelphia, 140 S. Broad St.
A reception will be held at 11:30 a.m. with lunch following at 12 p.m. Tickets are available for $65 for members of the Justinian Society and $75 for non-members.
For additional information, contact the Justinian Society at 215-545-0706 or email email@example.com
Practice Tips Concerning Love v. Love Feb. 6
The Family Law Section and Immigration Law Committee will host a discussion on practice tips concerning the Love v. Love
decision on Monday, Feb. 6.
The meeting begins at 12 p.m. in the 11th floor Conference Center of Bar Association headquarters, 1101 Market St. Lunch is available for $8 for members of the Philadelphia Bar Association and $9.50 for non-members. Cancellations require 24 hours notice to receive a refund. Click here to register.
Business Law Section to Honor Beaser Feb. 6
The Business Law Section's Annual Reception
will be held Monday, Feb. 6 at the Westin Philadelphia Hotel where former Association Chancellor Lawrence J. Beaser will be presented with the Section's Dennis H. Replansky Memorial Award.
The Section established the award in recognition of Replansky's career as a lawyer and his contributions to legal, civic, religious and other charitable causes. Replansky was a 51-year-old senior partner at Blank Rome Comisky & McCauley LLP when he died in March 1994. He was a former chair of the Business Law Section.
The section will also recognize Katayun I. Jaffari as Committee Chair of the Year and the Human Resources & Employee Relations Committee as Committee of the Year at the event, which begins at 5:30 p.m. at the Westin, 99 S. 17th St.
Tickets are $50 for members of the Business Law Section and $60 for non-members. Tickets are $70 for those who are not members of the Philadelphia Bar Association. Click here to purchase tickets.
ADA Amendments Update Feb. 7
Rocco J. Iacullo of the Disability Rights Network of Pennsylvania will provide an ADA Amendments update at the Tuesday, Feb. 7 meeting of the Legal Rights of Persons With Disabilities Committee.
The meeting begins at 9 a.m. in the 11th floor Committee Room of Bar Association headquarters, 1101 Market St. There is no charge to attend this meeting, however registration is required. Click here
Antitrust Considerations CLE Feb. 8
The Mergers and Acquisitions & Private Equity Committees will present the CLE program "Antitrust Considerations in Sector-Focused Investments and Exits for Strategic and Private Equity Investors" on Wednesday, Feb. 8.
Speakers for the program are Paul Frangie and Craig Godshall of Dechert LLP. Registration and lunch for this program begin at 12 p.m. at The CLE Conference Center on the 10th floor of the Wanamaker Building, Market and Juniper streets. The CLE begins at 12:30 p.m. The program has been approved for 1 substantive CLE credit. Participants wishing to receive the CLE credit will be required to pay a fee of $33.50 for members of the Philadelphia Bar Association admitted for more than five years and $28.50 for members of the Philadelphia Bar Association admitted for less than five years. Lunch is included in the CLE tuition price. Interested parties not seeking CLE credit may attend and purchase lunch for a fee of $8.50.
Construction Law CLE Feb. 15
The Construction Law Committee will present the CLE program "Picketing, Strikes, Injunctions and NLRB Relief at Construction Job Sites" on Wednesday, Feb. 15.
The program will provide a basic and practical guide for lawyers whose clients are involved in/with labor disputes at construction sites. Much of the discussion will also benefit those practitioners who represent non-construction law clients who are also faced with labor disputes. The featured presenter is Marc Furman and the course planner is Walter S. Zimolong.
Lunch and registration begin at 12 p.m. at The CLE Conference Center on the 10th floor of the Wanamaker Building, Market and Juniper streets. The program has been approved for 1.5 hours of substantive CLE credit. Participants wishing to receive the CLE credit will be required to pay a fee of $48.50 for members of the Philadelphia Bar Association admitted for more than five years, and $43.50 for members of the Philadelphia Bar Association admitted for less than five years. Interested parties not seeking CLE credit may attend and purchase lunch for the fee of $8.50. Click here
Volunteers Needed for Bradway Mock Trial Competition
It is once again time for the John S. Bradway High School Mock Trial Competition and the Young Lawyers Division needs your help to make this year another success.
The YLD and Temple University Beasley School of Law team up each year to host this competition. Each spring students from approximately 40 public, private, and parochial schools are given the opportunity play the roles of attorneys and witnesses in a fictitious criminal or civil case, focusing on real legal issues.
We hope that you will join us for an experience that is rewarding for both our volunteer judges and our students. You can sign up to judge as many trials as you would like and each trial will require a 2-3 hour time commitment. Please pass this information along to your friends and colleagues. You can direct any questions to Kristy Littman at firstname.lastname@example.org
to view the schedule and sign up to judge. Click here
to view this year's case materials.
Meadway on International Trademarks Feb. 23
Jay K. Meadway will discuss international trademarks at the Thursday, Feb. 23 meeting of the International Business Initiative Committee.
The roundtable discussion will focus on international issues in trademarks and new developments in trademarks affecting international business.
The meeting begins at 12 p.m. in the 11th floor Conference Center of Bar Association headquarters, 1101 Market St. Lunch is available for $8 for members of the Philadelphia Bar Association and $9.50 for non-members. Cancellations require 24 hours notice to receive a refund. Click here
SORNA, Megan's Law CLE Feb. 28
The Criminal Justice Section will present the CLE program "SORNA and the new Megan"s Law Registration" on Tuesday, Feb. 28.
The new SORNA (Sex Offenders Registration and Notification Act) has been passed in Pennsylvania and all criminal practitioners need to be informed of its provisions. SORNA brings Pennsylvania into compliance with the Federal Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act and will mandate that previously convicted defendants (and some adjudicated juveniles) register under Megan's Law even where they were not originally required to do so. Speakers for the program include Greg A. Rowe, Legislation and Policy Unit, Philadelphia District Attorney's Office; and Aaron J. Marcus and Nyssa E. Taylor, Appeals Division, Defender Association of Philadelphia.
Lunch and registration begin at 12 p.m. in the 11th floor Conference Center of Bar Association headquarters, 1101 Market St. The program has been approved for 1 substantive CLE credit. Participants wishing to receive the CLE credit will be required to pay a fee of $25 for members of the Philadelphia Bar Association admitted for more than five years and $20 for members of the Philadelphia Bar Association admitted for less than five years. Click here
to register for CLE credit.
Lunch is available for $8 for members of the Philadelphia Bar Association and $9.50 for non-members. Click here
to register for lunch. Cancellations require 24 hours notice.
Nonprofit Organizational Effectiveness Feb. 29
The Young Lawyers Division and Bar Foundation Board Observation Workshop will present the Live, Lunch and Learn program "Nonprofit Organizational Effectiveness" on Wednesday, Feb. 29.
The featured speaker is Fernando Chang-Muy, University of Pennsylvania School of Law Thomas O'Boyle Lecturer in Law. This is the first in a four-part series of Live, Lunch and Learns focused on nonprofit board participation for young attorneys. This program will focus on how effective organizations are productive, resourceful, and successful. An effective organization achieves its goals while adhering to its mission statement. To this end, in part, effectiveness is relative to the intrinsic values of a particular organization. However, there are objective business strategies that winning companies employ in order to increase organizational effectiveness. This program is co-sponsored by the Public Interest Section.
The program begins at 12 p.m. in the 11th floor Conference Center of Bar Association headquarters, 1101 Market St. Lunch is available for $8 for members of the Philadelphia Bar Association and $9.50 for non-members. Click here
to register. Cancellations require 24 hours notice.
Chancellor's Forum on Strauss-Kahn Case March 15
The Chancellor's Forum "The Arrest of Dominique Strauss-Kahn: A Comparative Study of French and U.S. Law and the Media" will be presented on Thursday, March 15.
The arrest and release of Dominique Strauss-Kahn will provide the nexus for a comparative discussion regarding U.S. and French law, cultural and political norms, and the role of the news media in both countries. Strauss-Kahn was the director of the International Monetary Fund when he was arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a hotel maid in New York City in May 2011. The charges were eventually dismissed against Strauss-Kahn but he still faces a civil suit.
The discussion is presented in partnership with IHEJ - Institut des Hautes Études sur la Justice, Paris; the International Law Committee; and International Law Society of Villanova University School of Law. Panelists for the program include Professor Irène Théry, a sociologist with École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales; Michelle Madden Dempsey, associate professor of law, Villanova University School of Law; and reporter Emilie Lounsberry of The Philadelphia Inquirer. Chancellor John E. Savoth will present welcoming remarks.
The program begins at 4:30 p.m. in the 11th floor Conference Center of Bar Association headquarters, 1101 Market St. A wine and cheese reception will follow at 6 p.m. There is no charge to attend this program, but reservations are required. to register for this event, please visit philadelphiabar.org
Get Admitted to U.S. Supreme Court May 14
The Philadelphia Bar Association will move up to 50 of our members for admission to the Bar of the United States Supreme Court on Monday, May 14.
The admission ceremony will be made to the full court sitting in Washington, D.C. The court's requirements for a group admission ceremony are very comprehensive. To review these requirements and to download the forms for admission please visit the Supreme Court's website at supremecourtus.gov
Select the Bar Admissions tab on the left-hand side and this will bring you to the link for the Bar Admissions Form and Bar Admissions Instructions. Please read the instructions carefully. Once you have determined that you are eligible for admission, please print out and complete the Admission Form. The instructions and guidelines are very specific and must be followed scrupulously. Do not fold the application or use staples. Use paper clips only.
Once you have successfully completed the Admission Form, please mail it along with a check made payable to the Philadelphia Bar Association. The cost to attend the ceremony is $225 that includes your application fee and a continental breakfast. Please include an additional $25 if you plan to bring a guest. Per the Supreme Court's rule, each inductee is permitted to bring only one guest. Please send payment to: Attn: Dawn Petit, Philadelphia Bar Association, 1101 Market St., 11th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107. Do not send the application directly to the Supreme Court.
The event will be on a first-come, first-served basis and all applications must be received by 5 p.m. on Monday, March 26. If you have any questions regarding this event, please do not hesitate to contact Dawn Petit at 215-238-6367 or email@example.com
Renew Bar Association Membership Today
Members have until March 31 to renew their Bar Association memberships and avoid a $15 late fee. Click here to renew your membership
With your Philadelphia Bar Association membership:
You'll attend informative workshops, meetings and special programs and receive significant discounts on continuing legal education courses offered through the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and the Philadelphia Bar Association. At sessions sponsored by more than 50 committees, nine sections and two divisions, you'll meet and network with colleagues who are experts in every possible legal specialty. You'll interact with people who can help you grow your practice and thrive in your profession.
Within our Young Lawyers Division or as part of one of our many pro bono or public service projects, you will test the broad range of your interests and make valuable contributions to the community while sharing in the proud legacy of the Philadelphia lawyer.
You'll have ongoing access to our ethics hotline which brings more than 25 years of ethics experience to answer your questions. In addition, you can request formal written guidance from our Professional Guidance Committee.
Through our monthly Philadelphia Bar Reporter newspaper, The Philadelphia Lawyer quarterly magazine, our philadelphiabar.org Web site, our bi-weekly Bar Reporter Online e-newsbrief and monthly online substantive law publication Upon Further Review, you'll receive a regular menu of information that will update you and keep you connected to our professional family day after day. You'll also have access to online classified ads and social media, including Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.
You'll benefit from our comprehensive membership insurance package, including professional liability, health, term life insurance, and disability insurance plans. You'll also be able to take advantage of discounted rates on court reporting services, health clubs and rental cars.
Finally, our legislative program - under the direction of a full-time, on-site attorney as well as a special consultant in the state Capitol - will champion your interests to lawmakers in City Hall, in Harrisburg and in Washington.
Click here to renew your membership.
Submissions Sought for Business Law Insider
The Business Law Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association is developing its next edition of The Philadelphia Business Law Insider. The next deadline for submissions is March 31. You are invited to contribute to the Insider by providing any of the following items:
Business Law Happenings: Articles of in depth interest to members of the Section in relevant areas of practice. Business Law Happening articles should be sent to the attention of Editor Renee F. Bergmann at firstname.lastname@example.org
Business Briefs: Any professional news regarding yourself or another Section member.
Book Reviews: Book Reviews on topics of general interest to membership. Fiction or non-fiction reviews are both welcome.
Business Law Alert: Timely articles on matters of professional interest representing changes in the law or developments in your practice affecting lawyers and clients. Estimated length of one or two paragraphs. These articles should be sent to the attention of Editor Renee F. Bergmann at email@example.com
Committee Reports: Committee chairs should take this opportunity to inform the membership of their present and future projects
All other inquiries, contributions, personal notices, and Business Law Alerts should be sent to the attention of Phyllis Epstein at firstname.lastname@example.org
The editors of The Philadelphia Business Law Insider reserve the right to accept or reject any submission and to edit any submission to ensure its suitability for publication, its adherence to the Insider's mission, and its furtherance of the purpose of the Business Law Section. The Insider is designed to serve the Section by publicizing opportunities and events that may be of interest to the Section membership; providing information to its membership on topics that may be of general interest; reaching a wider audience and increase the visibility of the Section; informing the Section membership of its projects and goals; and sharing information with the Section membership regarding accomplishments of members and public figures.
Public Interest Trainings, Events Planned
The Homeless Advocacy Project will present the pro bono CLE program "Introduction to HAP and Ethical Considerations in Representing Homeless Clients" on Thursday, Feb. 9. The program is open to current and prospective HAP volunteers and will be held from 12 to 1:15 p.m. at Blank Rome LLP, One Logan Square. One hour of free ethics CLE credit will be provided to attendees who volunteer with HAP. To register, please contact Cary Moritz at 215-523-9587 or email@example.com
The Homeless Advocacy Project will present the pro bono CLE training program, "How to Handle Expungement Cases in Philadelphia County," on Thursday, Feb. 16 from 12 to 2:30 p.m., at Pepper Hamilton LLP, 3000 Two Logan Square. This course will be taught by Brian Murray and Suzanne Young, attorneys at Community Legal Services, and will offer 2 substantive CLE credits in exchange for volunteering to handle a HAP case. To register, please contact Cary Moritz at 215-523-9587 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Philadelphia Bar Foundation will hold a Kick-off Event for the Board Observation Program on Thursday, Feb. 16 from 5 to 7 p.m., at Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP. The Board Observation Program was developed by the Bar Foundation in partnership with the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division and Delivery of Legal Services Committee to provide young lawyers practicing in Philadelphia the opportunity to learn about local legal services organizations and the leadership skills necessary to serve on the boards of non-profit organizations. This invitation-only wine and cheese reception will celebrate the committed young lawyers who are volunteering their time to participate with the boards of nine legal services agencies.
The Homeless Advocacy Project will present the pro bono training program "How to Handle a Veterans Benefits Case," on Tuesday, Feb. 28 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at White and Williams LLP, 1650 Market St., One Liberty Place, Suite 1800. This training program will be taught by Michael Taub, HAP's veterans attorney, and is open to current and prospective HAP volunteers. Three free substantive CLE credits will be provided in exchange for volunteering to represent a homeless veteran through HAP. For attorneys already accredited, this training meets the 3 substantive hour CLE requirement to maintain certification with the Department of Veteran Affairs. To register, please contact Cary Moritz at 215-523-9587 or email@example.com.
Wills for Heroes Volunteers Needed Feb. 11
A Wills for Heroes event will be held in partnership with the Pennsylvania Bar Association Young Lawyers Division and with the sponsorship of Ballard Spahr LLP on Saturday, Feb. 11 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at FOP Lodge #5 Headquarters, 1336 Spring Garden St.
The Wills for Heroes program is a free and easy service which provides Wills, Living Wills, Health Care and Financial Powers of Attorney to first responders and their spouses/partners. Due to the nature of their work, this service helps ensure their family's legal affairs are in order in case an unfortunate tragedy occurs. More information can be found at www.willsforheroes.org
The event will be conducted for all active and retired Pennsylvania First Responders of FOP Lodge #5, members of the Guardian Civic League, Philadelphia City Hall Deputies, all sworn personnel and their spouses or significant others.
No prior legal experience with estate law is necessary to volunteer for this great cause. Comprehensive training will be provided prior the appointments commencing. Volunteers will be eligible for two free Pennsylvania CLE credits.
If you are interested, please contact Dan McKenna at firstname.lastname@example.org
or Felix Yelin at email@example.com
Sadie Alexander Conference Feb. 18
Join the University of Pennsylvania Law School's Black Law Student Association for their 24th Annual Sadie T.M. Alexander Commemorative Conference on Saturday, Feb. 18.
The conference provides an opportunity for law students and lawyers to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Alexander, the first African-American woman to graduate from the Law School. The conference begins with a career fair at 9 a.m. held at the law school, followed by several discussion panels including: The Innovative JD - Discovering the Creative Ways to Utilize a Law Degree, Professional Growth - The Life of a Lawyer in Stages, and a networking panel hosted by Deborah Collins, executive director of the Economic Development Corporation of Essex County.
Confirmed panelists include Alan Seiffert (SyFy Ventures at NBC Universal), David A. Love (Executive Director at Witness to Innocence), Derron Harris (Manager of Football Administration for the Philadelphia Eagles), Kedric Payne (Deputy Chief Counsel at the Office of Congressional Ethics), and The Honorable Cynthia W. Fordham (PA Public Utility Commission).
The conference will be followed by a cocktail reception and banquet dinner at the University City Sheraton Hotel at 6:30 p.m. Judge Magdeline Coleman, the first African-American woman to sit on the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District, will be the keynote speaker.
For more information regarding the conference schedule and registration, please visit www.pennlawblsa.com
or contact Melinda Patterson at firstname.lastname@example.org
Civil Practice CLE Feb. 29
The Support Center for Child Advocates and Philadelphia VIP will present the new training program "Civil Practice: From Filing to Decision" on Wednesday, Feb. 29.
This two-part, four-hour program is a condensed guide to pro bono civil practice in Philadelphia. Registrants can attend either or both sessions and earn two free CLE credits for each session attended if they take one VIP case to completion for each two credits earned or are a current Child Advocates volunteer. The program will be held at New Century Trust, 1307 Locust St.
The first part of the program, from 8:30 to 10:45 a.m., will cover the nuts and bolts of civil practice. The second part of the program, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., will cover trial practice and the art of advocacy. Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Supervising Judge Allan L. Tereshko will provide opening remarks. Faculty includes award-winning trial lawyers Gerald A. McHugh Jr. and Regina M. Foley of Raynes McCarty and VIP staff attorneys Maisha Elonai and Michael Viola. For more information, and to register, please contact Christina Ortiz at Phillyvip@phillyvip.org
or call 215-523-9550.
Wealth Strategies for 2012
Investors should be prepared to endure some angst this year considering the failure of the Super Committee to reach a consensus on an ever growing budget deficit, the upcoming expiration of $4 trillion in Bush-era tax cuts and the election in November.
In an effort to leverage the opportunities that still exist surrounding the current transfer tax exemptions, Martyn Babitz, J.D., senior vice president and national director of estate planning for Hawthorn, discusses estate planning issues critical for consideration in 2012 as clients and their advisors prepare for potential tax law changes in 2013. Click here to read the interview
Judges Needed for Transactional LawMeet
The Earle Mack School of Law at Drexel University is once again hosting the Annual Transactional LawMeet. The Meet is a unique law school competition that gives students interested in transactional law a taste of real practice. This year 52 schools from around the country will be participating.
The highpoint of the Meet is the interaction between the students and experts from practice. Last year some 50 lawyers from the Philadelphia business law bar served as judges at the LawMeet. We need your help again. We are looking for judges to join us on either Thursday or Friday, March 29 and 30.
If you are willing to participate and help teach the next generation of transactional lawyers, please email Professor Karl Okamoto at email@example.com
Fully-Paid Bar Membership for Villanova Law Students
Through an agreement negotiated by Dean John Y. Gotanda, the Philadelphia Bar Association is pleased to offer all current students of Villanova University School of Law the opportunity to register for fully-paid membership in the Philadelphia Bar Association
. This is an annual membership that can be renewed each year and will be paid for by the law school while you are a student. (Note to 3L students: If you registered before graduation, your membership will be paid by the law school and will continue through December 2011.)
Membership in the Bar Association provides you with opportunities to professionally connect with practicing lawyers and judges in a cooperative and learning environment, allowing for one-on-one interactions that are invaluable in building your career and obtaining contacts for potential job opportunities.
A similar agreement exists for students at Earle Mack School of Law at Drexel University.
Registration is required to receive your law school-sponsored fully-paid membership in the Philadelphia Bar Association. To register, click here
and complete the form.
As a member of the Philadelphia Association, you'll receive:
Access to the "Members Only" portion of our interactive website, philadelphiabar.org, that lets you view "Bar Classifieds" employment opportunities and place Classified ads at a fraction of the cost of other online services
Fastcase®, the next-generation legal research provider, available free of charge
Invaluable networking opportunities with local attorneys and judges at hundreds of events each year, including Chancellor's Forums, substantive panel programs and practice group receptions
The opportunity to join more than 50 Committees and nine Sections in specific areas of legal practice (such as intellectual property, business litigation, international law, workers compensation, criminal, etc.) as well as targeted interest groups (diversity in the profession, women in the profession, solo practitioners, etc.)
Automatic membership in the Young Lawyers Division (YLD)
A subscription to The Philadelphia Lawyer quarterly magazine; the Philadelphia Bar Reporter monthly newspaper; Bar Reporter Online twice-weekly e-newsletter; YLD weekly E-Zine; and Upon Further Review monthly caselaw e-publication
A vibrant social media network including Facebook sites for the Bar Association and the YLD, Twitter, podcasts and blogs including "PhiLAWdelphia" - the blog of the YLD
Insurance brokerage services provided through USI Affinity
Discounts on CLE programs offered through the Pennsylvania Bar Institute
A legislative program to champion your interests to lawmakers at City Hall, in Harrisburg and in Washington
Much, much more!
For questions, or to learn more about the advantages of Philadelphia Bar Association membership, call our Membership Department at 215-238-6313.
Freedom of Information Act CLE Feb. 10
At the start of his term, President Obama issued a directive to all federal agencies to address FOIA requests in a prompt and proper manner. That directive has had varying degrees of success. Meredith Auten of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP will lead the discussion on how a request works, the nine exemptions, how to deal with delay and refusals to produce records, appeals and litigation, pending legislation and the status of President Obama's directive to agencies and its impact to date. This 3 CLE credit program will be held Friday, Feb. 10 at The CLE Conference Center on the 10th floor of the Wanamaker Building, Juniper Street entrance (between 13th and Broad streets, opposite City Hall), from 12 to 3:15 p.m. Check-in and lunch begin at 11:30 a.m. For additional information, or to register, click here
The following courses are cosponsored by the Philadelphia Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Institute. All courses are at The CLE Conference Center in the Wanamaker Building, except as otherwise noted. Registration begins 30 minutes before course start time.
Monday-Tuesday, Feb. 6-7 PLI - Understanding Financial Products 2012
12 substantive, 1 ethics CLE credit
9 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 7 Great Adverse Depositions: Principles and Principal Techniques
4 substantive CLE credits
8:30 a.m. to 12:50 p.m.
Attacking Adverse Deponent’s “I Don’t Remember”
2.5 substantive CLE credits
1:30 to 4:15 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 9 Wildlife Laws in Pennsylvania 2012
3 substantive, 1 ethics CLE credits
8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Thursday-Friday, Feb. 9-10 PLI - Investment Management Institute 2012
8 substantive, 1 ethics CLE credits
Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 10 Freedom of Information Act
3 substantive CLE credits
12 to 3:15 p.m.
Monday, Feb. 13 PLI - Managing Wage & Hour Risks 2012
5 substantive, 1 ethics CLE credits
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
*Earn as many as 4 credits on your computer, at your convenience at PBI's Online Campus, at www.onlinecle.pbi.org.
More than 300 classes are available, including nearly 50 one-hour ethics programs. 24/7 CLE.
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