Speakers for the program are Jennifer Boyd and Chris Fahrun, senior client development consultants for FindLaw. A part of Thomson Reuters Legal, FindLaw focuses on connecting small law firms to prospective clients by providing a range of marketing solutions that work.
The program begins at 12 p.m. in the 10th Floor Board Room at the Philadelphia Bar Association, 1101 Market St. There is no cost to attend. Lunch is available for $9 for members of the Philadelphia Bar Association and $12 for non-members. Click here to register.
The program is presented by the Law Practice Management Committee and co-sponsored by the Solo, Small & Mid-Size Firm Management Committee.
Catherine C. Carr, executive director of Community Legal Services (CLS), will be presented with the Association's Sandra Day O'Connor Award at the event. Carr served as a staff attorney at CLS for 11 years before becoming director in 1995, specializing in public benefits case litigation, including access to welfare, Social Security and Medicaid benefits.
The O'Connor Award is presented to a woman attorney who has demonstrated superior legal talent, achieved significant legal accomplishments and has furthered the advancement of women in both the profession and the community.
Before entering private practice, Judge Lewis served on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He was serving on the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania when President George H. W. Bush elevated him to the Court of Appeals in 1992. At the time of both appointments he was the youngest federal judge in the United States.
New members of the Association's 50-, 60-, 65- and 70-Year Clubs will also be honored at the event. The Year Clubs recognize attorneys who have been practicing law for 50 years or more. Click here to purchase tickets.
The June 9 Quarterly Meeting and Luncheon is sponsored by PNC Wealth Management.
The night's entertainment includes the house band "Class Action" and performances by singers, dancers, musicians, magicians and impressionists. Click here for the full entertainment lineup.
The event is presented by the Young Lawyers Division along with The Legal Intelligencer and will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. at World Cafe Live - Downstairs Live, 3025 Walnut St. Ticket prices include savory hors d'oeuvres, Italian buffet and open bar. Standard package includes select beer and wines only. Premium package includes premium bar, beer and wine. You must be at least 21 years old to attend. Click here to purchase tickets.
Celebrity Champion sponsor for Philly Idol is Martin Law. For sponsorship information, please contact Tracey McCloskey at email@example.com.
The awards will honor young attorneys who have made a difference in Philadelphia through extraordinary pro bono representation or public service to individuals or entities that address the challenges faced by communities of need in the City of Philadelphia. These Public Service Awards are made in support of Chancellor Albert S. Dandridge III's commitment to expand the role and direct involvement of members of the Philadelphia Bar Association in public service and making a difference in the lives of people in our community. The deadline for receipt of nominations is Thursday, May 28.
Nominations must be made in writing and no longer than two typed pages. Please include a detailed statement setting forth information and reasons why you are recommending the nominee for this award.
Nominations should be sent to Tracey McCloskey via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by mailing to: Philadelphia Bar Association, c/o LFMC Public Service Awards Committee, 1101 Market St., 11th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107.
Nominees must meet one or more of the following criteria: