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October 03, 2016

Philadelphia Bar Association Response to Aug. 15 Letter Re: Proposed Emeritus Rule

Sept. 30, 2016

Ms. Jane G. Penny, Chair
Pennsylvania Disciplinary Board
P.O. Box 62625
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17106-2625

Ms. Elizabeth Simcox, Chair
Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board
P.O. Box 62495
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17106-2495

Dear Ms. Penny and Ms. Simcox:

On behalf of the Philadelphia Bar Association, I would like to thank you for your careful consideration of the joint proposal of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Allegheny County Bar Association and the Philadelphia Bar Association to establish a category of retired and inactive attorneys who could take limited active registration status to provide pro bono services to low-income Pennsylvanians (the "Emeritus Status proposal")…READ MORE

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