Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Annual Meeting Luncheon
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Sept. 17 12 p.m. "NUTS & BOLTS" Meeting
10th Floor Board Room
Oct. 9 5 p.m. Candidate Nomination Deadline
Oct. 21 1 p.m. Board of Governors Election Procedures Committee & Elections Committee Meeting
10th Floor Board Room
(Drawing of lots to determine ballot position, and review Campaign Rules & Procedures with candidates)
Oct. 23 5 p.m. Young Lawyers Division Executive Committee Elections Procedure Meeting
11th Floor Conference Center
(Drawing of lots to determine ballot position, and review Campaign Rules & Procedures with candidates)
Nov. 2 5 p.m. Deadline to withdraw from Election
Nov. 17 11 a.m. Board of Governors Elections Committee Meeting
11th Floor Conference Center
(Meeting with Vice Chancellor, Officer candidates to discuss Election Forum Rules & Guidelines)
Nov. 17 12 p.m. ELECTION FORUM - Vice Chancellor, Officers & Board Members
11th Floor Conference Center
Nov. 19 Ballots Mailed
Dec. 3 10 a.m. Deadline for Receipt of Mail Ballots
Dec. 8 8:30 a.m. ELECTION - Polls Open
Dec. 8 6 p.m. ELECTION - Polls Close

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President Judge Woods-Skipper, Datz, Richman to be Honored Dec. 8

speaker photos Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas President Judge Sheila Woods-Skipper will be presented with the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Justice William J. Brennan, Jr. Distinguished Jurist Award and the PNC Achievement Award, will be presented to both A. Harold Datz, of counsel at Haggerty, Goldberg, Schleifer, & Kupersmith, P.C., and David Richman, of counsel at Pepper Hamilton LLP, at the Association’s Annual Meeting Luncheon, on Tuesday, Dec. 8. | read more

Rescheduled: The Evolution of Technology and the Modern Day Law Firm Dec. 1

speaker photos Technology is continuously evolving and changing the practice of law. Traditionally, law firms are slower to update their technological platforms, but with an insurgence of new tools and applications, they need to adapt and take advantage of these advances. | read more

Law Firm Lab: Growing Your Client Base Through Internet Marketing Dec. 2

speaker photos Join the Philadelphia Bar Association for a complimentary Law Firm Laboratory lunch program sponsored by FindLaw in the Philadelphia Bar Association's 10th Floor Board Room on Dec. 2 to learn how and why to invest in online marketing. | read more

Annual Meeting Luncheon Dec. 8 Welcoming 89th Chancellor Gaetan J. Alfano

Gaetan J. Alfano Chancellor-Elect Gaetan J. Alfano, a partner at Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP, will outline his plans for 2016 at the Association's Annual Meeting Luncheon on Tuesday, Dec. 8. To register, click HERE. | read more

Bar to Launch Continuing Legal Education in 2016

Continuing Legal Education Logo Expanding the level of service that has become a hallmark of America's first bar association, Chancellor Albert S. Dandridge III has announced that the Philadelphia Bar Association will serve as a new provider of Continuing Legal Education to lawyers across the region in early 2016. | read more

Chancellor Urges Support for House Bill 1336 on Merit Selection of Appellate Judges

This legislation would replace the current system of electing appellate court judges with a new system in which the Governor would nominate judges from a list of candidates recommended by the Appellate Court Nominating Commission, created by the legislation. The candidates would then be confirmed by the Senate and would serve initial four-year terms, followed by retention elections for 10-year terms.   | read more

Philadelphia Bar Association Announces Judicial Ratings, Releases Poll Results

Albert S. Dandridge III, Chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association, today announced the results of the Association's investigation into the qualifications of candidates for the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas and Municipal Court in the Nov. 3 general election. The investigation was conducted by the Association's Commission on Judicial Selection and Retention. | read more

Philadelphia Bar Association Celebrates National Pro Bono Week

Members of the Philadelphia legal community are invited to participate in the following pro bono recruitment, recognition and training events that will be held during the month of October 2015 to commemorate the American Bar Association's National Pro Bono Celebration, a coordinated national effort held during the week of Oct. 25-31 to encourage and support local efforts to expand the delivery of pro bono legal services. | read more

Message From the Chancellor: Clemency Project 2014 Seeks Volunteers

As Philadelphia lawyers, the Philadelphia Bar Association asks for your assistance with Clemency Project 2014. Clemency Project 2014 is a working group made up of the American Bar Association, The American Civil Liberties Union, Families Against Mandatory Minimums, Federal Public and Community Defenders and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. | read more