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The Philadelphia Bar Association's new pro bono volunteerism initiative "The Challenge Ahead: Access to Justice" provides opportunities for Association members and beyond to help people in need by providing limited legal representation, education, advice and advocacy.
In an effort to deter, if not eliminate, intimidation of witnesses and courtroom disruptions, the First Judicial District - Courts of Philadelphia, has partnered with Yondr™, a company specializing in creating phone-free spaces, to implement new cellphone and recording device restrictions at the Juanita Kidd Stout Center for Criminal Justice beginning Monday - April 3, 2017.
The Board of Governors will meet on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, at 4 p.m. in the 10th Floor Board Room at the Philadelphia Bar Association.
The Philadelphia Bar Association, with the support of the City of Philadelphia and a number of prominent non-profit legal aid organizations, has formed Take Action Philly (TAP) - an initiative uniting lawyers, government, community organizations and residents to protect and assist some of Philadelphia's most vulnerable residents. The first convening as part of this effort will focus on Immigrant and Refugee Policy, including the President's executive order banning immigrants from seven countries and state and federal legislation to "defund sanctuary cities." It will be held from 2-5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017 in Millennium Hall at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel (1200 Market St.).
The 2017 Third Circuit Judicial Conference will take place April 19-21 at the Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square in Lancaster, Pa. This is the 73rd Judicial Conference of the Third Circuit. All judges and attorneys are invited to attend the Conference sessions. Guests are welcome to all social events.
The Philadelphia Bar Association, with the support of the City of Philadelphia and several non-profit legal aid organizations, has formed Take Action Philly (TAP) - an initiative uniting lawyers, government, community organizations and residents to protect and assist some of Philadelphia's most vulnerable residents.
In light of the attacks on the judiciary this weekend, Chancellor Deborah R. Gross issued the following statement on behalf of the 12,000-member Philadelphia Bar Association…
The Philadelphia Bar Association announces its first rating of a candidate in the 2017 judicial election, as well as enhancements to its Commission on Judicial Selection and Retention. The Commission recently held its first meeting and issued a “Recommended” rating to Anthony G. Kyriakakis, Esq., a candidate for judge of the Court of Common Pleas.