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  • 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.

  • 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.

Today's News

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

Public Speaking for Lawyers, Featuring John Savoth Aug. 6

The art of public speaking is a critical component of a practicing attorney's professional life and very different from courtroom advocacy. This program will help you develop skills to present a coherent, concise message in meetings with potential clients, in public hearings and more. | read more

Philadelphia Bar Association Seeks Senior Managing Editor of Publications

To learn more about the position and how to apply, visit our Career Center. | read more

Summer-Long School Supply Drive

As part of Chancellor Albert S. Dandridge III's Boots on the Ground Community Initiative, the Young Lawyers Division (YLD) is continuing the school supply drive launched at the June 9 Quarterly Meeting and Luncheon. Donations will benefit Turning Points for Children, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting families in raising safe, healthy, educated and strong children. | read more

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

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