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  • View Details Gregory S. Spizer Attorney, Anapol Schwartz (10+ Attorneys)

    Gregory Spizer, a shareholder at Anapol Schwartz, co-chairs the firm’s Mass Tort Department.

  • View Details Christian C. Nduka Owner/ lawyer , Law offices of Christian C. Nduka Esq (1 - 5 Attorneys)

    I'm an attorney who strives to solve legal issues of his clients. Areas of practice:Immigration, family law, Real estate law , personal injuries &business law.

  • View Details Steve Harvey Owner, Steve Harvey Law LLC (1 - 5 Attorneys)

    With my colleagues at Steve Harvey Law, I provide high quality representation to plaintiffs and defendants in business, employment, IP, and civil rights cases.

Today's News

Statement Regarding U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage

Following today's ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court holding that the Constitution guarantees a nationwide right to same-sex marriage, the 13,000-member Philadelphia Bar Association issued the following statement: | read more

Video: Philadelphia Bar Association Quarterly Meeting - June 9, 2015

Youtube Thumbnail Photo Hon. Timothy K. Lewis delivers the Judge A. Leon Higginbotham Jr. Memorial Public Interest Lecture at the June 9, 2015 Quarterly Meeting and Luncheon. | read more

2015 Annual Affinity Bar Association Quizzo Championship July 14

Love trivia? Possess a wealth of knowledge about all things obscure? Tired of "proving" your skills by yelling at "Jeopardy" contestants on TV? | read more

BLS/YLD Speed 180 Program July 8

The Business Law Section, in conjunction with the Young Lawyers Division, invites young attorneys and law students on Wednesday, July 8 to its Speed 180 Program. The event will be held at Reed Smith at 5:30 p.m. Attendees will engage candidly and meaningfully with seasoned practitioners and coaches, who will provide insider tips and practical advice about the skills needed to be successful in today's legal profession. | read more

The Legal Intelligencer is Accepting Nominations for 2015 Lawyers on the Fast Track - Deadline June 26

The Legal Intelligencer is looking for young Pennsylvania attorneys who have impressed their colleagues and superiors with accomplishments including development of new business, promotion of the profession through bar association involvement and exceptional pro bono service. | read more

Philadelphia Bar Association Releases Final Ratings of Judicial Candidates for May 19 Primary Election

Albert S. Dandridge III, Chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association, today announced the final results of the Association's investigation into the qualifications of candidates for the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas and candidates for Philadelphia Municipal Court in the May 19 primary election. The investigation was conducted by the Association's Commission on Judicial Selection and Retention. | read more

Judge Lewis to Deliver Higginbotham Lecture June 9; Carr to Accept O'Connor Award

speaker photosHon. Timothy K. Lewis will deliver the Judge A. Leon Higginbotham Jr. Memorial Public Interest Lecture at the Philadelphia Bar Association's Quarterly Meeting and Luncheon on Tuesday, June 9. Catherine C. Carr, executive director of Community Legal Services, will be presented with the Association's Sandra Day O'Connor Award at the event | read more

Decision 2015: Supreme Court Candidates Forum

VIDEO - Several of the candidates seeking election to the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania participated in Decision 2015, an interactive forum hosted by the Philadelphia Bar Association, on Thursday, March 19 at 12 p.m. at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute's Conference Center. | read more

Philadelphia Bar Association Announces Ratings of Appellate Court Candidates for May 19 Primary Election

Albert S. Dandridge III, Chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association, has announced ratings of candidates for Justice of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court and Judge of the Pennsylvania Superior Court in the May 19 primary election who maintain an office or chambers in Philadelphia. | read more

Philadelphia Bar Association Releases Ratings of Judicial Candidates for May 19 Primary Election

Albert S. Dandridge III, Chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association, today announced the first round of results of the Association's investigation into the qualifications of candidates for judicial office in the May 19 primary election. The investigation was conducted by the Association's Commission on Judicial Selection and Retention. | read more

Judge Nelson Diaz accepts the Justice Sonia Sotomayor Diversity Award

PODCAST - Judge Nelson Diaz accepts the Justice Sonia Sotomayor Diversity Award at the March 10, 2015 Quarterly Meeting and Luncheon. | read more

Oppose Sales Tax on Legal Services in PA

Currently, legal services are exempt from the sales tax in Pennsylvania. However, Governor Wolf's budget proposal would broaden the application of the sales tax to include many professional services, including most legal services. Visit our Legislative Action Center to learn more. | read more

PBI Launches New Website

PBI Website Images With a mobile-friendly layout, enhanced online learning experience, legal blog and comprehensive catalog, the Pennsylvania Bar Institute's new website is just the beginning of the new PBI. | read more

Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan Approved

The Board of Governors has approved a Diversity & Inclusion Action Plan to ensure the Association fulfills its commitment to advancing diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. | read more

Inaugural Address of Albert S. Dandridge III, 88th Chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association

Speaker PhotoInaugural Address of Albert S. Dandridge III, 88th Chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association | read more

Get One Month Free with Lawyer Profiles

Association members can now showcase their professional profile on the website of the oldest association of lawyers in the United States and receive one month free. | read more

Philadelphia Bar Association Historical Society Launches "Chancellors of the Philadelphia Bar Association" Highlights Video

The Philadelphia Bar Association Historical Society unveiled on Sept. 22 a "highlights" video of interviews with past Chancellors of the Association as part of its 2010 Chancellors' video project. | read more

Free One-Year Bar Memberships Now Available

Attorneys working full-time for a federal, state or local governmental agency or a public interest agency who have never before been members of the Philadelphia Bar Association are now eligible for a free-one year membership in the Association. | read more