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Aug. 8, 2016 | Vol. 17, No. 33
 |  An e-Newsbrief from the Philadelphia Bar Association  | 
Philadelphia Bar Association Membership 2016

The Philadelphia Bar Association thanks the following for their 2016 membership renewal and continued commitment and support:

  • Enid Adler, Attorney at Law
  • The Fullam Firm, P.C.
  • Sidney L. Gold and Associates, P.C.
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Deadline for early bird pricing is Aug. 26. For more information on 2016 Bench-Bar and Annual Conference and to register, visit PhilaBenchBar.org.

Association Bylaws Amendment: Article V to Provide the Board of Governors With the Authority to Determine Member Dues

The Board of Governors unanimously adopted a resolution on July 20 amending Philadelphia Bar Association Bylaws Article V to provide the Board with the authority to determine, on an annual basis, member dues of each class of membership…READ MORE

Bar Stars Tending for Tips Guest Bartending Fundraiser

Bar Stars Tending for Tips — Guest Bartending Fundraiser Aug. 18: Chance to Win Bruce Springsteen Tickets

Guest bartenders from The Philadelphia Bar Association, including members of the Workers' Compensation Section, and The Barkann Family Healing Hearts Foundation team up for one night to SHAKE, STIR and SLING drinks for your gracious and GENEROUS TIPS…READ MORE

Bench-Bar & Annual Conference - Harrahs Resort | Atlantic City

Register Today for 2016 Bench-Bar Sept. 23-24: All-New Plenary Wine CLE

Register for the all-new plenary wine CLE on Friday.

The Philadelphia Bar Association will hold its 2016 Bench-Bar & Annual Conference on Friday, Sept. 23 and Saturday, Sept. 24 at Harrah's Resort in Atlantic City…READ MORE

Nominations Due Aug. 19: Justice William J. Brennan Jr. Distinguished Jurist Award

Nominations are being accepted for the Philadelphia Bar Association's prestigious Justice William J. Brennan Jr. Distinguished Jurist Award. The award will be presented at the Association's Bench-Bar and Annual Conference at Harrah's Resort in Atlantic City on Sept. 23…READ MORE

Submissions Due Aug. 19: 2016 Bench-Bar & Annual Conference Scholarship

The Philadelphia Bar Association will be holding a lottery to attend the 2016 Bench-Bar & Annual Conference, Sept. 23-24 at Harrah's Waterfront Conference Center in Atlantic City…READ MORE

Respond by Sept. 2: Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Civil Procedural Rules Committee

The Civil Procedural Rules Committee is planning to propose to the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania the amendment of Pa.R.C.P. Nos. 1653 and 1656 governing actions upon mechanics' liens, for the reasons set forth in the accompanying explanatory report…READ MORE

Barristers' Installation 2016-2017 Sep. 7

Eckert Seamans is very pleased to announce the installation of Kevin Harden Jr. as president of The Barristers' Association of Philadelphia, Inc. You are cordially invited to join them for the installation of executive and advisory board members…READ MORE

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Save the Date: YLD "Striking Injustice" for Philadelphia Bar Foundation Oct. 6

Save the date for the Young Lawyers Division's annual fundraiser benefiting the Philadelphia Bar Foundation. This year's fundraiser "Striking Injustice: The Bar Abides" will be a bowling night, including tournament, at North Bowl on Oct. 6.

Do you want to sponsor a team? A lane? Or see your firm or company name in lights? For a full list of sponsorships and benefits, click here. More details to come!

Email Scam Alert: Phishing Attempt

It has come to our attention that some members of several state bar associations including Florida, Georgia, Nevada and California received a fraudulent email indicating that a complaint has been made against their firm. This email is not coming from the bar association and is an attempt to phish members.

The email includes directions to click on a link, which purports to be a copy of the complaint. Bar members in the impacted states are being advised by their bar associations not to click on the link, as it appears to be an attempt to put "ransomware" on the affected computer.

The state bar associations impacted have sent warnings to their audiences, but this scam may continue to spread. The Philadelphia Bar Association encourages its members to remain vigilant regarding suspicious emails that could potentially be fraudulent, including those with links or attachments.



Featured Philadelphia Bar Association CLE

CLE - So, Have You Updated Your Construction Contract Forms? Aug. 10

Happy hour CLE hosted by the Construction Law Committee

Stop pretending that you understand!

This CLE program will actually explain risk transfer provisions in construction contracts so that you can effectively protect your construction-related clients.

Due to the inherent risk in construction projects, contractual risk transfer provisions are important whether you represent owners/developers, contractors or subcontractors…READ MORE

CLE - "I Know What You Did Last Weekend"-Social Media in WC Aug. 12

Hosted by the Workers' Compensation Section

This CLE program addresses effective use of social medical in workers' compensation cases. The program will highlight dilemmas faced by attorneys and clients…READ MORE

CLE - Avoiding Legal Malpractice Aug. 24, 26, 27 and 30

Thanks to an overwhelming response from our membership, the first FREE CLE date for Philadelphia Bar Association members in good standing, Aug. 24, has been filled.

Second FREE CLE for Philadelphia Bar Association Members in good standing.

This 2-hour ethics CLE will feature Shelly Lawson, Vice President at USI Affinity and the head of Lawyers Professional Liability (LPL) claims for CNA…READ MORE

CLE - Ethics in Sports & Entertainment at Citizens Bank Park Aug. 31

Join your colleagues for this August compliance grand slam!

After the CLE program, experience a night of the "undead" during Zombie Night at Citizens Bank Park as the Philadelphia Phillies host the Washington Nationals. At this Phillies Theme Night, fans are encouraged to come dressed up in family-friendly Zombie attire and make-up.

This second course in the Philadelphia Bar Association Entertainment Law CLE series adds the fun factor to earning your two required ethics credits…READ MORE

Upcoming Philadelphia Bar Association CLE Courses

The Philadelphia Bar Association, a statewide Continuing Legal Education (CLE) provider in Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey, offers CLE courses to lawyers and members of the business and legal communities throughout the region. Lawyers and other professionals can turn to the Philadelphia Bar Association for convenient, high-quality, low-cost CLE courses on the latest issues, legislation and regulations…READ MORE

Join a Philadelphia Bar Association Committee: Employee Benefits Committee

The Employee Benefits Committee welcomes ideas and suggestions for upcoming programs, events and initiatives. Please reach out to Nancy L. Wasch or Matthew I. Whitehorn, co-chairs, Employee Benefits Committee, with any questions.

Volunteer Panels Needed for Federal Court

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania invites you to join one of its prisoner civil rights and employment panels.

The members of the prisoner civil rights panel provide legal representation to prison inmates for constitutional violations by law enforcement officers before the inmate was incarcerated that relate to the matter(s) for which the inmate is then incarcerated.

The employment panel members represent plaintiffs in cases that are brought under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination Employment Act, the Americans With Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act and state claims which can be properly appended to federal employment claims.

For further information about joining the prisoner civil rights panel, please contact Panel Coordinators Stephen D. Brown Esq. at (215) 994-2240 or Samuel W. Silver Esq. at (215) 751-2309. To learn more about the employment panel, please contact Panel Coordinators Alan B. Epstein Esq. at (215) 241-8832 or Ari R. Karpf Esq. at (215) 639-0801. The Court's Volunteer Panel Administrator, Elaine Battle, can be reached at (267) 299-7034.

Business Law Section Brings Mindfulness Series to Members: Next CLE Sept. 28

Join the Philadelphia Bar Association's Business Law Section for a series of programs that will introduce you to a mindfulness practice and the benefits that such a practice can bring to your professional career and life…READ MORE

Upcoming Events:


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Legislative Action Center: Support HB 1336 and SB 44, the Merit Selection Bills

Please support House Bill 1336 and Senate Bill 44, which would introduce merit selection of appellate court judges in Pennsylvania.

Dear Colleagues:

For more than 50 years, the Philadelphia Bar Association has campaigned for merit selection of appellate court judges in Pennsylvania. The issue is so important to the Association that merit selection is written into our bylaws…READ MORE

Business Law Section Brings Mindfulness Series to Members: Next CLE Sept. 28

Join the Philadelphia Bar Association's Business Law Section for a series of programs that will introduce you to a mindfulness practice and the benefits that such a practice can bring to your professional career and life.

Rule 1.1 of the Pennsylvania Rules of Professional Conduct provides that "A lawyer shall provide competent representation to a client." Inherent in being a competent attorney is the skill of a lawyer to be mindful and centered. The Business Law Section Mindfulness at the Bar Program will provide members an opportunity to learn and experience the benefits of practicing law mindfully.

Mindfulness for lawyers promotes more effective, sustainable work relationships that can positively impact the justice system. Traditional legal training focuses on overcoming external challenges. Mindfulness is an awareness of life in the present moment creating the opportunity to pause, breathe and connect with oneself in order to moderate reactions and respond thoughtfully to clients and colleagues. For the same reasons, practicing mindfulness in law enhances the capacity to be more genuine and present for what arises in interpersonal interactions. Mindfulness can be another tool to enable better focus on and enjoyment of work.

Here is a look at some of the forthcoming programs in the series:

  • Introduction to the Mindful Practice of Law:
    The pressures of legal practice are significant, and lawyers need tools to deal with the pressures they face in order to perform optimally and enjoy their professional and personal lives fully. You will be introduced to the concept of mindfulness, as well as some concrete ideas to help you begin to integrate a stress-reducing mindset into your everyday work life.
  • Mindful Decision Making:
    Learn the definitions of mindful decision-making and how it leads to ethical decision-making. Learn how to make decisions more easily, naturally, peacefully and successfully by giving up stressful decision-making attitudes.
  • Leading Mindfully:
    Learn the definition of mindful leadership, the power to inspire others to follow by leading consciously and unselfishly. Explore the ingredients to mindful leadership including courage, charisma, enthusiasm and non-judgmental awareness.
  • Mindfulness in Practice:
    Practice mindfulness in small groups dealing with various scenarios such as a client meeting, a negotiation, a pro bono representation, even a session between a partner and an associate regarding feedback.

The Business Law Section will also provide members with a resource page on the Philadelphia Bar Association website for more information and new ideas. The Section looks forward to seeing you at the programs. The next Philadelphia Bar Association CLE in the series titled "Leading Mindfully" will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 28. For more information and to register, click here.

If you have any questions or would like further information, please contact Kathy I. Jaffari, chair, Business Law Section, at jaffarik@ballardspahr.com.

Featured Philadelphia Bar Association CLE

CLE - So, Have You Updated Your Construction Contract Forms? Aug. 10

Happy hour CLE hosted by the Construction Law Committee

Stop pretending that you understand!

This CLE program will actually explain risk transfer provisions in construction contracts so that you can effectively protect your construction-related clients.

Due to the inherent risk in construction projects, contractual risk transfer provisions are important whether you represent owners/developers, contractors or subcontractors. Too many practitioners do not understand the importance or meaning of standard insurance requirements in construction contracts, or what constitutes an enforceable indemnification provision. As a result, they rely on form contracts that contain indemnification and insurance provisions that are out-of-date or were poorly drafted in the first place.

Hear a practical and entertaining overview of indemnification provisions and insurance requirements in construction contracts so that you can better protect your clients. Featured speaker, Jonathan Cass, will use his superior intellect, charm and handsome good looks to translate risk transfer provisions that appear to be incomprehensible gobbledygook into something akin to English.

This presentation will include:

  • A discussion of the importance of indemnification provisions and how to draft them so that they are enforceable
  • An analysis of different indemnification provisions including the standard AIA provisions, and an exemplar provision from a major general contractor
  • Explanations of the insurance requirements that you should be including in your contracts, and what the requirements actually means in plain English
  • The necessity of builders' risk insurance during construction and what it does and does not cover

So, Have You Updated Your Construction Contract Forms?
1 SUB/1 ETH
4 p.m. Registration begins at 3:30 p.m.

CLE - "I Know What You Did Last Weekend"-Social Media in WC Aug. 12

Hosted by the Workers' Compensation Section

This CLE program addresses effective use of social medical in workers' compensation cases. The program will highlight dilemmas faced by attorneys and clients, including: counsel's knowledge of a client removing content off a social media page; "friending" clients and witnesses; investigation techniques using social media; and using social media sites at trial.

Experienced faculty will examine:

  • The rules of evidence
  • How to discover social media information
  • How to admit it into evidence from both a defense and claimant perspective
  • Recent case law
  • New investigation techniques regarding social media

Attendees will gain with a better understanding of the do's and don'ts of social media as it relates to litigating a workers' compensation case.

"I Know What You Did Last Weekend"-Social Media in WC
1 SUB
12:30 p.m. Lunch and registration begin at 12 p.m.

CLE - Avoiding Legal Malpractice Aug. 24, 26, 27 and 30

Thanks to an overwhelming response from our membership, the first FREE CLE date for Philadelphia Bar Association members in good standing, Aug. 24, has been filled.

Second FREE CLE for Philadelphia Bar Association Members in good standing.

This 2-hour ethics CLE will feature Shelly Lawson, vice president at USI Affinity and the head of Lawyers Professional Liability (LPL) claims for CNA. Learn why lawyers are being sued for malpractice. What are the areas of practice where suits are most common? Are letters of disengagement really that important? Why shouldn't lawyers handle a real estate settlement for a friend who needs just a little bit of help? Using your cell phone and iPad for communications with clients is certainly convenient but does it expose you to liability? This two-hour ethics program will delve into the who, what, where and why of being sued for malpractice and how best to avoid it.

Avoiding Legal Malpractice
2 ETH
Aug. 26 - VIDEO ENCORE
9 a.m. Continental breakfast and registration begin at 8:30 a.m.
Aug. 27 - VIDEO ENCORE
9 a.m. Continental breakfast and registration begin at 8:30 a.m.
Aug. 30 - VIDEO ENCORE
2 p.m. Registration begins at 1:30 p.m.

CLE - Ethics in Sports & Entertainment at Citizens Bank Park Aug. 31

Join your colleagues for this August compliance grand slam!

After the CLE program, experience a night of the "undead" during Zombie Night at Citizens Bank Park as the Philadelphia Phillies host the Washington Nationals. At this Phillies Theme Night, fans are encouraged to come dressed up in family-friendly Zombie attire and make-up.

This second course in the Philadelphia Bar Association Entertainment Law CLE series adds the fun factor to earning your two required ethics credits.

In the first hour, attendees will examine entertainment fee agreements using a sample hourly rate agreement and a contingent fee agreement. The featured speaker, entertainment lawyer, Bernie Resnick, will discuss the ethical requirements of fee agreements, with a focus on attorney’s fees in the sports and entertainment industry.

In the second hour, Resnick will lead a discussion of ethics issues that attorneys typically encounter in the sports and entertainment industry, highlighting Pennsylvania Disciplinary Rules 1.5, 1.7 and 1.8.

Special Notes:

  • No walk-in registrations.
  • Tuition includes CLE program, course material, buffet and game ticket.
  • Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Parking is NOT included.
  • For questions regarding non-attorney guest ticket, please contact Tara D. Phoenix, Director of Continuing Legal Education at 215-238-6349.

Ethics in Sports & Entertainment at Citizens Bank Park 2 ETH
4 p.m. Registration begins at 3:15 p.m.

Bar Stars Tending for Tips — Guest Bartending Fundraiser Aug. 18: Chance to Win Bruce Springsteen Tickets

Guest bartenders from The Philadelphia Bar Association, including members of the Workers' Compensation Section, and The Barkann Family Healing Hearts Foundation team up for one night to SHAKE, STIR and SLING drinks for your gracious and GENEROUS TIPS.

Money raised through tips and raffle tickets will support the 2016 Bench-Bar & Annual Conference Scholarship fund and the mission of the Barkann Family Healing Hearts Foundation, which gives financial support to those whose hearts have been broken by the sudden illness or sudden loss of life of a loved one.

Raffle prizes include Bruce Springsteen tickets, a pair of Philadelphia Union tickets and a signed soccer ball signed by Union Players Joshua Yaro and Keegan Rosenberry. Attendees will enjoy deeply discounted beverages and food.

Registration requested by not required. Finn McCool's Ale House is located at 118 S. 12th St. at the corner of Sansom Street. For more information and to register, click here.

Nominations Due Aug. 19: Justice William J. Brennan Jr. Distinguished Jurist Award

Nominations are being accepted for the Philadelphia Bar Association's prestigious Justice William J. Brennan Jr. Distinguished Jurist Award. The award will be presented at the Association's Bench-Bar & Annual Conference at Harrah's Resort in Atlantic City on September 23, during the Welcome Luncheon and Quarterly Meeting.

The award recognizes a jurist who adheres to the highest ideals of judicial service. Any member of the state or federal bench, whether active or retired, who has made a significant, positive impact on the quality or administration of justice in Philadelphia is eligible for consideration. Examples of accomplishments worthy of nomination include innovations in court administration, implementation of pioneering case management techniques, assumption of a leadership role in areas affecting the administration of justice, publication of a significant opinion, article, or other scholarly work, or the like.

Nominations for the Justice Brennan Distinguished Jurist Award should be forwarded to: Brennan Award, Attn: Tracey McCloskey, Philadelphia Bar Association, 1101 Market St., 11th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107 or to tmccloskey@philabar.org. All nominations should include the full name, address and telephone number of both the nominee and the person submitting the nomination, a summary of the nominee's accomplishments, and any pertinent supporting material the committee should consider.

The deadline for receipt of nominations is Friday, Aug. 19.

Submissions for 2016 Bench-Bar & Annual Conference Due Aug. 19

The Philadelphia Bar Association will be holding a lottery to attend the 2016 Bench-Bar & Annual Conference, Sept. 23-24 at Harrah's Waterfront Conference Center in Atlantic City.

The lottery is available to public interest and government attorneys who are current members of the Philadelphia Bar Association and who have not received a scholarship within the last five (5) years.

The scholarship will cover full conference registration. However, individuals will be responsible for their own hotel accommodations.

A discounted rate of $165 plus tax is available at Harrah's on Friday, Sept. 23 for Bench-Bar attendees.

To enter the lottery, please submit your name and organization to Tracey McCloskey at tmccloskey@philabar.org by 3 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 19. The winners will be announced on Wednesday, Aug. 24 via email.

Money for the scholarships will be raised at "Bar Stars Tending for Tips" on Thursday, Aug. 18 from 5-8 p.m. at Finn McCool's Ale House at 12th and Sansom streets. Please join us and invite your friends and colleagues to come out as well to help support the event.

**Registering for the Conference**

If you enter the lottery please DO NOT register for the conference. If your name is NOT selected for one of the scholarships you will be able to register and receive the early-bird discount until Aug. 31.

Register Today for 2016 Bench-Bar Sept. 23-24: All-New Plenary Wine CLE

Register for the all-new plenary wine CLE on Friday.

The Philadelphia Bar Association will hold its 2016 Bench-Bar & Annual Conference on Friday, Sept. 23 and Saturday, Sept. 24 at Harrah's Resort in Atlantic City.

The Association is proud to be hosting the 2016 Bench-Bar at the new, world-class $125 million Waterfront Conference Center at Harrah's Resort. An additional 100,000 square feet of meeting space makes the Waterfront Conference Center the largest meeting facility of its kind from Baltimore to Boston. This year's conference begins at a NEW TIME on Friday, 10:30 a.m., and will feature new CLE and other fun conference activities.

Attracting hundreds of lawyers and judges, the annual conference provides attorneys with an opportunity to earn CLE credits while getting a chance to network and socialize with colleagues and members of the judiciary.

For more information on the new format for 2016 and to register, visit PhilaBenchBar.com

Philadelphia Bar Career Center

The Philadelphia Bar Association's new Career Center, the career hub for the legal community, is now open for business at careercenter.philadelphiabar.org.

The Career Center is geared toward both job seekers and employers. Job seekers can search and apply to more legal-related jobs than other job banks. They can upload an anonymous resume and allow employers to contact them through the Career Center's messaging system. Job seekers can also set up Job Alerts specifying skills, interests and preferred location(s) to receive email notifications when a job is posted that matches their criteria.

Employers can post job openings in front of the most qualified group of legal professionals. Employers can promote jobs directly to Philadelphia Bar Association members via the exclusive Jobs Flash email as well as search the resume database to find qualified candidates.

Employers can post jobs for $250 for 30 days at careercenter.philadelphiabar.org.

New Member Benefits from the Philadelphia Business Journal, BLO/OUT™ Blow Dry Bar, Orangetheory Fitness, Finn McCool's Ale House, Brü Craft & Wurst, Brooks Brothers, Zipcar, Chima Brazilian Steakhouse, Loews Philadelphia Hotel, Verizon, Best Buy and More

The Philadelphia Bar Association offers its members a wide variety of discounts and other special pricing from loacal and national vendors. Find discounts and special pricing on retail items, travel, entertainment and more. Visit Member Benefits for full details.

Philadelphia Business Journal

Special members-only subscription to the Philadelphia Business Journal.

The discounted price for Philadelphia Bar Association members is $85 for a one-year print and digital subscription. That's a savings of $30! Two- and three-year subscriptions are also available at a discounted rate.

Added Bonus: Your subscription will include a copy of the 2016 and 2017 Book of Lists.

To receive this offer please visit: www.pbj.com/Jason85.

Questions? Contact Jason Garrison at (215) 238-5126 or jgarrison@bizjournals.com.

4th Annual Corporate Counsel Awards

This year the Philadelphia Business Journal will honor the top Corporate Counsels and top Rising Stars for an awards program at the Ballroom at the Ben on Sept. 8, 2016.

To register, please visit: http://www.bizjournals.com/philadelphia/event/135952. Discounted tickets available to Philadelphia Bar Association members – enter PROMO CODE PHILBAR2016 at checkout.

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PNC Perspectives: Stretch Your Travel Dollars This Summer

Since the U.S. dollar continues to fare well against many international currencies, it may be a good time to venture outside the country to enjoy some attractive purchasing power beyond our borders…READ MORE

Upcoming Philadelphia Bar Association CLE Courses



The Philadelphia Bar Association, a statewide Continuing Legal Education (CLE) provider in Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey, offers CLE courses to lawyers and members of the business and legal communities throughout the region. Lawyers and other professionals can turn to the Philadelphia Bar Association for convenient, high-quality, low-cost CLE courses on the latest issues, legislation and regulations.

As an added benefit, Philadelphia Bar Association members will be able to receive six free CLE credits that will be offered as three, two-credit courses on dates to be announced.

Aug. 9
Attorney Ethics Found in Golf and Tennis
1ETH
12-1 p.m. Lunch and registration begin at 11:30 a.m.

Aug. 10
So, Have You Updated Your Construction Contract Forms
1 SUB/1 ETH
4-6:15 p.m. Registration begins at 3:30 p.m.

Aug. 11
Strictly Speaking: Public Speaking Skills for Lawyers
VIDEO Encore
3 SUB
12-3:15 p.m. Lunch and registration begin at 11:30 a.m.

Aug. 12
"I Know What You Did Last Weekend" - Effective Use of Social Media in WC Litigation
1 SUB
12:30-1:30 p.m. Lunch and registration begin at 12 p.m.

Aug. 17
Discovery in a Digital World 2 SUB
4-6:15 p.m. Registration begin at 3:30 p.m.

Aug. 18
Deposition Skills Every Courtroom Litigator Needs to Know
Presented by Raynes McCarty
3 SUB
12-3:15 p.m. Lunch and registration begin at 11:30 a.m.

Aug. 24
Avoiding Legal Malpractice - FULL
Second FREE CLE for Philadelphia Bar Association Members in good standing.
2 ETH
9 a.m. Continental breakfast and registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

Aug. 26
VIDEO ENCORE - Avoiding Legal Malpractice
Second FREE CLE for Philadelphia Bar Association Members in good standing.
2 ETH
9 a.m. Continental breakfast and registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

Aug. 27
VIDEO ENCORE - Avoiding Legal Malpractice
Second FREE CLE for Philadelphia Bar Association Members in good standing.
2 ETH
9 a.m. Continental breakfast and registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

Aug. 30
VIDEO ENCORE - Avoiding Legal Malpractice
Second FREE CLE for Philadelphia Bar Association Members in good standing.
2 ETH
2 p.m. Registration begins at 1:30 p.m.

Aug. 31
Ethics in Sports & Entertainment at Citizens Bank Park
Join your colleagues for this August compliance grand slam! 2 ETH
4 p.m. Registration begins at 3:15 p.m.

Sept. 28
Leading Mindfully
1 SUB
8:30 a.m. Registration begins at 8 a.m.

For questions regarding Philadelphia Bar Association CLE, contact Director of Continuing Legal Education Tara D. Phoenix at 215-238-6349 or tphoenix@philabar.org.

Public Interest Organization Events

Juvenile In Justice: End Solitary Confinement: Exhibit Runs Through Sept. 4

InLiquid, Juvenile Law Center, and photographer Richard Ross present "Juvenile In Justice: End Solitary Confinement," a collaborative multi-site exhibition of photographs, audio recordings of detained youth and a replica of a solitary confinement cell.

The exhibit runs through Sept. 4.

The Central Library is located at 1901 Vine St., Philadelphia..

AIDS Law Project Annual Summer Movie Party Aug. 19

AIDS Law Project will host its Annual Summer Movie Party at William Way Community Center on Friday, Aug. 19 at 6 p.m. This year's film, "Boom!" (1968) starring Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, will be screened at 7:30 p.m.

William Way Community Center is located 1315 Spruce St., Philadelphia. Tickets for the event can purchased in advance for $20 online, or $25 at the door. More information and ticket sales are available at www.aidslawpa.org.

YLD School Supply Drive Through Aug. 23

It's that time of year again. School is almost back in session and the Young Lawyers Division is hosting its annual school supply drive. Donations will benefit Turning Points for Children, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting families in raising safe, healthy, educated and strong children.

Members are encouraged to donate new school supplies at donation drop-off locations at the following firms up until August 23:

  • Anapol Weiss (Catelyn McDonough): One Logan Square, 130 N. 18th St., Suite 1600, Philadelphia
  • Rawle and Henderson (Erin Lamb): 1339 Chestnut St., 16th Fl., Philadelphia
  • Reed Smith LLP (Lindsey R. Harteis): Three Logan Square, Suite 3100, 1717 Arch St., Philadelphia
  • Wade Clark Murphy (Hillary Ladov): 1515 Market St., Suite 2050, Philadelphia
  • Berner Klaw & Watson (Stephanie Stecklair): 1528 Walnut St., Suite 1100, Philadelphia
  • Fox Rothschild LLP (Matthew S. Olesh): 2000 Market St., Philadelphia (lobby)

Supplies needed:

  • Backpacks
  • Ruled Notebooks
  • Pencils
  • Pencil cases
  • Crayons
  • Glue sticks
  • Rulers
  • Erasers

Take advantage of the Association's discounted pricing on school supplies through member benefit provider, Office Depot. The school supply drive will culminate at the YLD happy hour at Uptown Beer Garden, 1735 Market St., Philadelphia on Aug. 23 at 5:30 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to bring donations.

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