Thursday, March 05, 2015

Quarterly Meeting and Luncheon - March 10 2015

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

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Bar Offices Closed Mar.5 Due to Winter Storm

Philadelphia Bar Association offices will be closed Thursday, Mar. 5 due to the impending winter storm. | 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

Bench-Bar & Annual Conference Returns to Borgata Oct. 16-17

The Philadelphia Bar Association's Bench-Bar & Annual Conference will return to The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, N.J. on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 16-17. The deadline for proposals for continuing legal education courses for the Bench-Bar & Annual Conference is Monday, March 16. | read more

Bring a Canned or Other Food Item to Quarterly Luncheon to Benefit Philabundance

Philabundance - Driving hunger from our communitiesAs part of Chancellor Albert S. Dandridge III's Boots on the Ground Community Initiative, the Philadelphia Bar Association is partnering with Philabundance to host a food donation collection at the Quarterly Meeting and Luncheon on Tuesday, March 10. | 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

Supreme Court Candidates Forum March 19

Several of the candidates seeking election to the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania will participate 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. Click here to register. | read more

Diaz to Receive Sotomayor Award at March 10 Quarterly Meeting

speaker photoJudge Nelson A. Diaz, a partner in Dilworth Paxson LLP, will receive the Justice Sonia Sotomayor Diversity Award at the Philadelphia Bar Association's Tuesday, March 10 Quarterly Meeting and Luncheon. Ari Melber, a lawyer and a co-host of MSNBC's "The Cycle," will be the keynote speaker at the event. | read more

O'Connor Award Nomination Deadline is March 30

The Women in the Profession Committee is seeking nominations for the 2015 Sandra Day O'Connor Award. Deadline for nominations is Monday, March 30. Click here for the nomination form. | read more

Get Admitted to U.S. Supreme Court May 18

The Philadelphia Bar Association will move up to 50 of our members for admission to the Bar of the United States Supreme Court on Monday, May 18. The admission ceremony will be made to the full court sitting in Washington, D.C. | read more

MSNBC's Ari Melber at March 10 Quarterly

Speaker Photo Ari Melber, a lawyer and a co-host of MSNBC's "The Cycle," will be the keynote speaker at the Philadelphia Bar Association's Tuesday, March 10 Quarterly Meeting and Luncheon. | read more

Mock Trial Competition Judges, Coaches Needed

It is once again time for the John S. Bradway High School Mock Trial Competition and your help is needed to make this year's competition another success. Each year, the Young Lawyers Division of the Philadelphia Bar Association and Temple University Beasley School of Law team up to host this competition. Each spring, students from approximately 30 to 40 public, private, and parochial schools are given the opportunity play the roles of attorneys and witnesses in a fictitious criminal or civil case, focusing on real legal issues. | read more

Nearly 1,000 Lawyers, City Officials to Greet New Chancellor January 6

Nearly 1,000 handshakes will be exchanged as Philadelphia lawyers, judges and City officials gather tomorrow (Tuesday, January 6) to welcome Albert S. Dandridge III as 88th Chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association at the annual Chancellor's Reception from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom of the Hyatt at The Bellevue, Broad and Walnut Streets. | read more

Philadelphia Bar Association Announces 2015 Officers

The 13,000-member Philadelphia Bar Association - the oldest association of lawyers in the United States - has announced its 2015 slate of officers and members of the Board of Governors, elected by the Association's membership. | 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

Greet Incoming Chancellor Dandridge at Jan. 6 Reception at Hyatt at The Bellevue

All members of the Philadelphia legal community are invited to a complimentary reception in honor of Albert S. Dandridge III, 88th Chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association, on Tuesday, Jan. 6 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom of the Hyatt at The Bellevue, Broad and Walnut streets. | 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

Gross Elected Vice Chancellor; 5 Gain Board of Governors Seats

Deborah R. Gross, a partner in the Law Offices Bernard M. Gross, P.C. and current president of the Philadelphia Bar Foundation, will serve as Vice Chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association in 2015 after running unopposed in the Association's Tuesday, Dec. 9 Annual Election. Gross will serve as Chancellor-Elect in 2016 and Chancellor in 2017. | read more

The School District of Philadelphia Support Our Schools Campaign

The Support Our Schools Campaign is designed to partner law firms, lawyers and other interested individuals and organizations with one of more than 200 Philadelphia public schools, serving more than 135,000 children daily. | 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

Bar Association Launching Online Classified Advertising

Attorneys looking for jobs and employers looking to fill vacancies will have a new resource available on the Philadelphia Bar Association website. | 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