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Mary F. Platt is a litigator at Fineman Krekstein & Harris P.C., with extensive experience representing corporate clients in individual cases and class actions.
As many members of Philadelphia’s legal community have been asking what they can do to help the community-at-large, “The Challenge Ahead: Access to Justice” pro bono volunteerism initiative provides opportunities for Association members and beyond to help people in need by providing limited legal representation, education, advice and advocacy.
In light of the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ’s) decision to remove and replace Immigration Judge Morley from a Philadelphia case after he scheduled a hearing to allow counsel additional time to submit a brief, Philadelphia Bar Association Chancellor Mary F. Platt issued the following statement…
The Philadelphia Bar Association has formed an Executive Search Committee to select a new Executive Director.
The Philadelphia Bar Association's Board of Governors unanimously adopted a resolution in June, supporting American Bar Association Resolution 114, calling for the appointment of legal counsel as a matter of right in all proceedings that may result in a loss of physical liberty.
Mary F. Platt, Chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association, is seeking comments from members of the Association regarding revisions to its Bylaws…
The Board of Governors will meet on Thursday, July 19, 2018, at 4 p.m. in the 10th Floor Board Room at the Philadelphia Bar Association.
Gaetan J. Alfano, chair of the Lawyer Referral and Information Service Committee, appears on Comcast Newsmakers to discuss LRIS’ great work.
The Philadelphia Bar Association announced today that Mark A. Tarasiewicz is no longer serving as Executive Director of the Association.
The Philadelphia Bar Association's Board of Governors adopted two resolutions in June, in support of Senate Bill 95, Printer’s No. 741, to protect free speech from Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPP) and opposing any legislation to arm teachers or school personnel.
The Board of Governors will meet on Thursday, June 28, 2018, at 4 p.m. in the 10th Floor Board Room at the Philadelphia Bar Association.
Mary F. Platt, Chancellor of the 12,000-member Philadelphia Bar Association, issued the following statement today on the passing of Former Chancellor Allan H. Gordon…