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Aug. 29, 2016 | Vol. 17, No. 36
 |  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:

  • Curcillo & Langton, P.C.
  • J. Fine Law Group, P.C.
  • Law Offices of Carol E. Cardonick, P.C.
Bench-Bar & Annual Conference - Harrahs Resort | Atlantic City

Register Today for 2016 Bench-Bar Sept. 23-24: Early Bird Extended to Aug. 31!

Early bird registration has been extended to Aug. 31!

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

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Deadline for early bird pricing extended through Aug. 31. For more information on 2016 Bench-Bar and Annual Conference and to register, visit PhilaBenchBar.org.

Call for Volunteer Attorneys: YLD Expungement Clinic Nov. 12

Having a criminal record expunged or sealed can dramatically improve a person's life by allowing him or her to pursue permanent employment or housing opportunities that would otherwise not be available to them. Effective Nov. 12, 2016, Pennsylvania will allow individuals who have served their sentence and have remained free of arrest or prosecution for 10 years to petition the court to have their records of conviction for misdemeanors of the second and third degree be sealed from public view.

On Nov. 12, 2016, the Young Lawyers Division of the Philadelphia Bar Association, in partnership with Community Legal Services and key members of the criminal, legal, and judicial communities, will conduct a pro bono criminal record expungement and sealing clinic. The clinic will take place at six locations throughout Philadelphia from 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Organizers will be seeking volunteer attorneys and law students to assist with processing petitions at the clinic and to handle follow-up hearings for contested petitions. Details on registering to volunteer to follow.

If you have any questions regarding this volunteer opportunity, please contact John Coyle or Meghan Claiborne at phillygetexpunged@gmail.com.

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

FJD Pro Bono Awards Ceremony & Roll of Honor

On Thursday, Oct. 27 at 4 p.m., the First Judicial District will again host its annual Pro Bono Awards Ceremony and unveil the 2016 Pro Bono Roll of Honor. The ceremony will take place in the Ceremonial Courtroom at City Hall…READ MORE

Latino Justice: Pro Bono Legal and Grassroots Volunteers Needed for Voter Protection

Oct. 22 (Early Voting) and Nov. 8 (Election Day)

LatinoJustice's Nonpartisan Cada Voto Cuenta Election Monitoring Voter Protection Initiative, affiliated with the National Election Protection Coalition, is recruiting bilingual Spanish-speaking legal volunteers…READ MORE

Notification of 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

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

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Build Your Team: YLD "Striking Injustice" for Philadelphia Bar Foundation Oct. 6

Build your bowling team for the Young Lawyers Division's annual fundraiser benefiting the Philadelphia Bar Foundation. This year's fundraiser "Striking Injustice: The Bar Abides" will feature a bowling tournament along with other activities at the ultimate Philly hang-out, North Bowl in Northern Liberties, 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. Thank you to the sponsors to date:

  • King Pins - $2,000: Anapol Weiss; Fox Rothschild LLP; White and Williams LLP
  • The Dudes - $1,500: Robson Forensic
  • Alley Allies - $1,000: KML Law Group

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 - Life & Legacy: An Analysis of the Opinions of Justice Louis D. Brandeis Sept. 7

In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the confirmation of Justice Louis D. Brandeis to the U.S. Supreme Court, the Louis D. Brandeis Law Society and the Philadelphia Bar Association present this evening CLE program with Professor Jeffrey Rosen, President and CEO of the National Constitution CenterREAD MORE

CLE - Everything You Wanted to Know About Treatment Court (But Were Afraid to Ask) Sept. 8

Hosted by the Criminal Justice Section

The Philadelphia Treatment Court (PTC) has been operational since 1997 and will be celebrating its 20-year anniversary next year. PTC was the first drug court in Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania currently has more than thirty (30) drug courts. There are 3000 drug courts nationwide…READ MORE

CLE - Understanding the New DOL Fiduciary Rule: Are You Ready to Advise Your Clients? Sept. 9

Presented with The American College of Financial Services

Insurance, Investment, and Retirement Practices Upended by the New Department of Labor (DOL) Rule –
Be Prepared to Serve Your Clients with this CLE program!

The U.S. Department of Labor's new rule, "Definition of the Term 'Fiduciary'; Conflict of Interest Rule – Retirement Investment Advice," will expand ERISA's prudent-expert fiduciary standard to cover a wide range of businesses and individuals not previously covered by that standard of care. The changes are expected to upend many of the existing business models in insurance, retirement, and financial planning and forever transform the landscape of insurance, financial services, investments, and retirement planning, creating legal challenges for companies that did not expect to be impacted…READ MORE

CLE - The ACA's Impact on Medical Malpractice Litigation Sept. 12

Hosted by the Medical Legal Committee

The Affordable Care Act (ACA), despite its political controversy, has reconfigured private health insurance and its availability for all U.S. Citizens. Consequently, the ACA has ignited a debate on the calculation and projection of future medical damages, the classically held maxims of the collateral source rule and the prospects of creative new approaches to resolving complex medical malpractice matters…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: City Policy Committee

The City Policy Committee welcomes ideas and suggestions for upcoming programs, events and initiatives. Please reach out to Charles M. Gibbs or David L. Hyman, co-chairs, City Policy 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

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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

FJD Pro Bono Awards Ceremony & Roll of Honor

On Thursday, Oct. 27 at 4 p.m., the First Judicial District will again host its annual Pro Bono Awards Ceremony and unveil the 2016 Pro Bono Roll of Honor. The ceremony will take place in the Ceremonial Courtroom at City Hall.

DLSC member agencies are encouraged to submit the names of any volunteers who qualify for the Roll of Honor directly to the First Judicial District. Attached is the letter from Judge Powell describing the criteria for inclusion on the Roll of Honor, as well as directions for submitting names for the Roll of Honor. Information will also be up on the Philadelphia Bar Association website as well as the FJD website shortly.

**New this year: DLSC agencies are invited to submit formal recommendations of volunteers to honor with a Pro Bono Award from the FJD. Judge Papademetriou and Judge Powell are accepting recommendations that will then be submitted to judges for each division for selection of one awardee per division. Attached is the recommendation form—please note the deadline is Sept. 16, 2016.

Forms are located below:

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 - Life & Legacy: An Analysis of the Opinions of Justice Louis D. Brandeis Sept. 7

In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the confirmation of Justice Louis D. Brandeis to the U.S. Supreme Court, the Louis D. Brandeis Law Society and the Philadelphia Bar Association present this evening CLE program with Professor Jeffrey Rosen, President and CEO of the National Constitution Center.

Learn whether Justice Brandeis's opinions have stood the test of time and remain relevant today.

Join your colleagues for an entertaining and informative CLE presented by Professor Jeffrey Rosen regarding his new book Louis D. Brandeis: American Prophet, published on the centennial of Brandeis' confirmation to the Supreme Court. A leading legal expert Jeffrey Rosen explores Brandeis' life, work and legacy, revealing him as a true heir to Jefferson and the most far-seeing constitutional philosopher of the twentieth century.

Rosen's presentation reflects on why Brandeis matters today and how Brandeis blended the ideals of conservatives, who demand small government and liberals, who advocate a stronger social welfare state, into a vision of democracy that emphasized both freedom and economic justice. Rosen will highlight how Brandeis waited 125 days between his nomination and his confirmation a hundred years ago on June 1, 1916, and his confirmation battle was the most contentious in Supreme Court history. Once he joined the Court, Brandeis wrote some of the most influential opinions on issues we are still grappling with today, including privacy, free speech, and excesses of corporate and federal power. He was also the first Jewish justice, the leader of the American Zionist Movement, a powerful advocate for the role of education in democracy, and a jurist whose emphasis on facts transformed the way the Court does business.

All attendees are invited to attend a wine and cheese reception immediately following the CLE presentation.

Life & Legacy: An Analysis of the Opinions of Justice Louis D. Brandeis
1 SUB
5 p.m. Registration begins at 4:30 p.m.

CLE - Everything You Wanted to Know About Treatment Court (But Were Afraid to Ask) Sept. 8

Hosted by the Criminal Justice Section

The Philadelphia Treatment Court (PTC) has been operational since 1997 and will be celebrating its 20-year anniversary next year. PTC was the first drug court in Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania currently has more than thirty (30) drug courts. There are 3000 drug courts nationwide.

This CLE will examine the history and philosophy of problem solving courts. Expert faculty will explain how the PTC works. The discussion will address specific issues including eligibility, the application process and the requirements for the successful completion of the program.

These problem solving courts provide a substantial benefit for many clients in the appropriate cases and all practitioners need to understand PTC requirements and limitations to effectively advocate for clients.

Everything You Wanted to Know About Treatment Court (But Were Afraid to Ask)
1 SUB
12:30 p.m. Lunch and registration begin at 12 p.m.

CLE - Understanding the New DOL Fiduciary Rule: Are You Ready to Advise Your Clients? Sept. 9

Presented with The American College of Financial Services

Insurance, Investment, and Retirement Practices Upended by the New Department of Labor (DOL) Rule –
Be Prepared to Serve Your Clients with this CLE program!

The U.S. Department of Labor's new rule, "Definition of the Term 'Fiduciary'; Conflict of Interest Rule – Retirement Investment Advice," will expand ERISA's prudent-expert fiduciary standard to cover a wide range of businesses and individuals not previously covered by that standard of care. The changes are expected to upend many of the existing business models in insurance, retirement, and financial planning and forever transform the landscape of insurance, financial services, investments, and retirement planning, creating legal challenges for companies that did not expect to be impacted.

This program will also include a discussion of professional conduct rules throughout the presentation.

Expert practitioners will provide an in-depth examination of the following:

  • Overview of the new rule
  • Exceptions to the DOL Conflict of Interest Rule
    • Investment Education
    • Platform Information
  • Exemptions from Self-Dealing Conflicts
    • Level-Fee Exemption
    • Exemption for Insurance Contracts
    • Best-Interest-Contract Exemption
  • Impact on Employee Benefits Attorneys
  • Impact on Investment-management Attorneys
  • Impact on ERISA Litigation Attorneys
  • Impact on Financial Services Businesses
  • Impact on Estate Planning Attorneys
  • Impact on IRAs, Investment Advice Industry, and Brokerage Firms
  • Understanding best practices for retirement income planning
  • Overview of Compliance with the new Rule
Whether you advise financial service practices, investment management firms, employee benefits, or insurance companies, the rule will change their business and the advice you give them.

Are you prepared to handle the new legal challenges?

Understanding the New DOL Fiduciary Rule: Are You Ready to Advise Your Clients?
2 SUB/1 ETH
9 a.m. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

CLE - The ACA's Impact on Medical Malpractice Litigation Sept. 12

Hosted by the Medical Legal Committee

The Affordable Care Act (ACA), despite its political controversy, has reconfigured private health insurance and its availability for all U.S. Citizens. Consequently, the ACA has ignited a debate on the calculation and projection of future medical damages, the classically held maxims of the collateral source rule and the prospects of creative new approaches to resolving complex medical malpractice matters.

This CLE course will focus on the salient features of the ACA as it relates to litigation, case law that has addressed the issue, and other thought provoking issues surrounding discovery, expert witnesses and the intricacies of this new health insurance.

Featured speaker,Thomas Geroulo, examines these issues and more for the express purpose of taking a fresh look at future medical damages.

The ACA's Impact on Medical Malpractice Litigation
1 SUB
12 p.m. Lunch and registration begin at 11:30 a.m.

Register Today for 2016 Bench-Bar Sept. 23-24: Early Bird Extended to Aug. 31!

Early bird registration has been extended to Aug. 31!

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: Selling Your Business in a Volatile Market

How much should stock market volatility affect your decision to sell your business? Quite a bit—but perhaps not for the obvious reasons. The environment for equities is not likely to play as great a role in the actual sale of your business as it is in what you are going to do with the proceeds…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. 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. 7
Life & Legacy: An Analysis of the Opinions of Justice Louis D. Brandeis
Wine and cheese reception immediately following CLE program
1 SUB
5 p.m. Registration begins at 4:30 p.m.

Sept. 8
Everything You Wanted to Know About Treatment Court (But Were Afraid to Ask)
1 SUB
12:30 p.m. Lunch and registration begin at 12 p.m.

Sept. 9
Understanding the New DOL Fiduciary Rule: Are You Ready to Advise Your Clients?
Presented with The American College of Financial Services 2 SUB/1 ETH
9 a.m. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

Sept. 12
The ACA's Impact on Medical Malpractice Litigation
1 SUB
12 p.m. Lunch and registration begin at 11:30 a.m.

Sept. 13
Governance and Ethical Issues for Nonprofit Board Leaders 1 ETH
12:30 p.m. Lunch and registration begin at 12 p.m.

Sept. 15
Uniform Trust Code: New Jersey v. Pennsylvania
2 SUB
12:30 p.m. Lunch and registration begin at 12 p.m.

Sept. 20
VIDEO ENCORE: Nursing Home Litigation 101 Sept. 20
2 SUB
12 p.m. Lunch and registration begin at 11:30 a.m.

Sept. 27
Ethical Issues and Your Fee Agreement
1 ETH
12:30 p.m. Lunch and registration begin at 12 p.m.

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

Sept. 28
The Work of ART: Assisted Reproductive Technology and Family Law Considerations
2 SUB
12 p.m. Lunch and registration begin at 11:30 a.m.

Sept. 30
Discovery in a Digital World - Modern Investigative Techniques: Cybersecurity through Computer Forensics
2 SUB
9 a.m. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

Sept. 30
VIDEO ENCORE: Deposition Skills Litigators Need to Know
2 SUB/1 ETH
12 p.m. Lunch and registration begins at 11:30 a.m.

Oct. 6
Navigating Language Access In Legal Procedure
2 SUB/1 ETH
12 p.m. Lunch and registration begin at 11:30 a.m.

Oct. 13
M&A Market and Economy Updates and Insights
1 SUB
12:30 p.m. Lunch and registration begin at 12 p.m.

Oct. 14
Fee Reviews and Utilization Reviews - An Overview of What You Need to Know
1 SUB
12:30 p.m. Lunch and registration begin at 12 p.m.

Oct. 27
Nuts & Bolts of Nonprofit Board Service
1 SUB
12:30 p.m. Lunch and registration begin at 12 p.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..

11th Child Advocates Golf Classic Sept. 26

Support Center for Child Advocates will host its 11th Child Advocates Golf Classic at Philadelphia Cricket Club on Monday, Sept. 26. All proceeds from the event support the SCCA's Project for Medically Needy Children.

The Philadelphia Cricket Club is located at 6025 W. Valley Green Road, Flourtown, Pa. Register here.

HIAS Pennsylvania's Annual Meeting Sept. 28

HIAS Pennsylvania's Annual Meeting will be held at the Jewish Federation Building on Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 12 p.m.

The Jewish Federation Building is located at 2100 Arch St.

Thursday, September 29, Education Law Center’s Benefit Sept. 29

The Education Law Center will hold its benefit on Thursday, Sept. 29

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