- For Members
- For the Public
Deborah R. Gross is a champion for Philadelphia's public interest legal community and firmly believes in the importance of giving back.
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 recognition of National Citizenship Day, September 17, the City and the Philadelphia Bar Association announce progress for Take Action Philly (TAP), an initiative uniting lawyers, government, community organizations and residents to protect and assist Philadelphia’s most vulnerable residents.
It is important for the legal community to take action to support the rule of law and condemn hatred and bigotry. One important way is to advocate. Alarmingly, Pennsylvania Senate Bill 96 and Pennsylvania House Bill 505 seek to expand the definition of ethnic intimidation and have been languishing in Harrisburg. A crime motivated by hatred toward these protected classes would be graded higher than specified under current law.
Deborah R. Gross, Chancellor of the 12,000-member Philadelphia Bar Association, today issued the following statement on the passing of former Philadelphia Bar Association Chancellor Harold Cramer…
Nominations are now being accepted from members of the Business Law Section for the Dennis H. Replansky Memorial and Albert S. Dandridge III Diversity Awards. The deadline for nominations for both awards is Nov. 6.
The Young Lawyers Division is now accepting nominations from any voting member of the YLD interested in serving a three-year term on the Executive Committee. Commencement of Voting of will begin on November 20, 2017 and conclude at 5:30 p.m. on December 5, 2017.
The Supreme Court of Texas issued an Emergency Order to permit out-of-state lawyers to practice law in Texas for up to six months, on Tuesday, Aug. 29. The order allows an attorney licensed and in good standing in a U.S. jurisdiction to practice in Texas if they have been displaced by the hurricane from their home jurisdiction or if they are providing services to victims of Hurricane Harvey through a legal aid program, pro bono program or bar association.
In celebration of National Pro Bono Week, the Philadelphia Bar Association's Delivery of Legal Services Committee is pleased to offer interactive "Road Shows" introducing pro bono opportunities available in Philadelphia…
In light of the tragic events that occurred in Charlottesville, Va., this weekend, Philadelphia Bar Association Chancellor Deborah R. Gross today issued the following statement…
The Philadelphia Bar Association will hold its Bench-Bar & Annual Conference on Friday, Oct. 13 and Saturday, Oct. 14, returning to Borgata in Atlantic City! The Bench-Bar & Annual Conference remains the premier event for networking and socializing with colleagues and members of the judiciary, including the opportunity to earn CLE credits through unique course offerings…