Oct. 26, 2009
 |  An e-Newsbrief from the Philadelphia Bar Association  | 
Vol. 10, No. 76

Chancellor's Forum: Prisoner Pro Bono Projects Oct. 26

The Chancellor's Forum "Prisoner Pro Bono Projects" will kick off Pro Bono Week on Monday, Oct. 26.

Chancellor Sayde J. Ladov will moderate the program, which will feature a discussion two innovative prisoner pro bono projects in Philadelphia – the Supervision to Aid Re-Entry Program and the Pennsylvania Innocence Project. Panelists include Marissa Bluestine, legal director, Pennsylvania Innocence Project; James Figorski, U.S. Magistrate Judges Timothy Rice and L. Felipe Restrepo and Philadelphia VIP Executive Director Sara Woods. Closing remarks will be presented by Amy Ginensky, president of the Philadelphia Bar Foundation.

Registration and lunch begin at 11:45 a.m. in the 11th floor Conference Center of Bar Association headquarters, 1101 Market St. Lunch is available for $5 for those members who RSVP in advance. Click here to RSVP.

Pro Bono Celebration Week Begins Oct. 26

Pro Bono Celebration Week honors the pro bono contribution of Philadelphia's lawyers and offers an occasion to learn more about the interesting and professionally challenging pro bono opportunities that exist with Philadelphia's public interest organizations. Click here to download the complete schedule.

Coordinated by the Public Interest Section's Delivery of Legal Services Committee and the Law School Outreach and Law Firm Pro Bono Committees of the Philadelphia Bar Association, Pro Bono Celebration Week is planned in collaboration with the ABA's National Pro Bono Celebration. The following is a list of Pro Bono Celebration Week activities:

Monday, Oct. 26
• Chancellor's Forum on Prisoner Pro Bono Projects: 12 - 1:30 p.m., Philadelphia Bar Association, 1101 Market St. Lunch is available for $5. Register at philadelphiabar.org.

• Pro Bono Open House: 5 - 7 p.m., Duane Morris LLP, 30 S. 17th St. Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas President Judge Pamela Pryor Dembe will speak at 5:30 p.m. To register contact Nicole Friant at anfriant@duanemorris.com.

Tuesday, Oct. 27
• Philadelphia VIP Pro Bono Opportunities Day: 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m., Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, LLP, 123 S. Broad St., 28th Floor. For more information, contact phillyvip@phillyvip.org or call (215) 523-9567 to register. Two CLE credits are available for those who accept a VIP case within six months of the training.

• Homeless Advocacy Project Legal Clinic: 10 - 11 a.m., Kirkbride/Travelers Aid, 111 N. 49th St. Register with Marsha Cohen at marsha@philalegal.org.

Wednesday, Oct. 28
• Support Center for Child Advocates CLE training program on How to Handle a Child Abuse Case: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., The CLE Conference Center, Wanamaker Building, 13th and Market streets, 10th floor. Register with PBI at 1-800-247-4724. Six CLE credits, including 1 ethics credit, are available.

• Homeless Advocacy Project Legal Clinic, 6 - 7 p.m., UHCH, Penn Clinic, St. Agatha/St. James Church, 38th and Chestnut streets. Register with Marsha Cohen at marsha@philalegal.org.

Thursday, Oct. 29
• SeniorLAW Center HelpLine volunteer training program: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Fox Rothschild LLP, 2000 Market St., 10th floor. Register with Sue Wasserkrug at 215-701-3216 or swasserkrug@seniorlawcenter.org. Two free CLE credits are anticipated for volunteers. Lunch will be provided.

• Homeless Advocacy Project Legal Clinic: 6 - 7 p.m., Eliza Shirley Shelter, 1320 Arch St. Register with Marsha Cohen at marsha@philalegal.org.

Friday, Oct. 30
• Capstone CLE Forum - Pro Bono: Where Do We Go From Here: 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., University of Pennsylvania Law School, 34th and Chestnut streets. 3 CLE credits (pending approval). Registration is $25 for public interest attorneys and $30 for all others. Register with Arlene Finkelstein at arfinkelstein@law.upenn.edu. The program will include an overview of the pro bono movement, utilizing resources, best practices and innovative solutions.

• SeniorLAW Center training program Personal Planning 101: Wills, Living Wills, and Powers of Attorney for Older Pennsylvanians: 12 - 3 p.m., Duane Morris LLP, 30 S. 17th St. Register with Roxane Crowley at rcrowley@seniorlawcenter.org. Three free CLE credits are available in exchange for handling a case. Lunch will be provided.

• Homeless Advocacy Project Legal Clinic: 1:45 - 3 p.m., St. John's Hospice, 1221 Race St. Register with Marsha Cohen at marsha@philalegal.org.

Poll Results Released for Judges Seeking Retention

The Philadelphia Bar Association's Commission on Judicial Selection and Retention is releasing the results (see www.electqualifiedjudges.org) of a poll made available earlier this year to all practicing Philadelphia lawyers.

More than 900 attorneys completed the poll. Under the bylaws of the Association, this poll is not binding upon the Commission's deliberations, though it must be published along with the Commission's findings. In addition to poll results, the Commission evaluates each candidate based on criteria including integrity, legal ability, judicial temperament and efficiency.

Sayde Ladov, Chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association and a member of the Judicial Commission, says she hopes that "voters will understand why judicial elections are so important and why we invest so much time and energy in reviewing and rating these candidates."

Referring to the Bar Association’s web site, www.electqualifiedjudges.org, she adds, "Judges have enormous power. This is one place where voters can find thorough, non-partisan, objective ratings of judicial candidates."

The following candidates have been rated recommended for retention to the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas: Sandy L. V. Byrd, Ida K. Chen, Pamela Pryor Dembe, Richard J. Gordon, Glynnis Hill, Benjamin Lerner, Annette Rizzo, Karen Shreeves Johns and Sheila Woods Skipper.

The following candidates have been rated recommended for retention to Municipal Court: Frank T. Brady, Barbara Gilbert, Lydia Kirkland, Gerard Kosinski, Marsha H. Neifield and Craig M. Washington.

In addition to the judicial retention candidates, the following candidates (nominated in May's primary) have been recommended for election to the Court of Common Pleas in the general election: Daniel Anders, Adam Beloff, Robert P. Coleman, Angeles Roca, Diane Thompson and Donna M. Woelpper.

The following candidate (nominated in May's primary) is not recommended for election to the Court of Common Pleas in the general election: Roxanne Covington.

The following candidates (nominated in May's primary) are recommended for election to Municipal Court in the general election: Patrick F. Dugan, Charles Hayden, Dawn A. Segal, Joseph C. Waters, Jr.

The Commission consists of lawyers and non-lawyers including the President Judges of Common Pleas Court and Municipal Court, the Chief Public Defender, the City Solicitor, the Chancellor, Chancellor‐Elect and Vice Chancellor of the Bar Association and representatives of diverse interests within the community.

Earlier this spring, the Commission released its recommendations for judicial candidates seeking open seats on Philadelphia's Court of Common Pleas and Municipal Court. Of the 17 candidates nominated in May’s primary election, 16 were recommended by the Commission.

The Philadelphia Bar Association has issued its recommendations on judicial candidates for 33 years. Composed of 13,000 members, the Bar Association serves the public and the profession by promoting justice, professional excellence and respect for the rule of law.

For more information about the Judicial Commission, its process and recommendations, go to www.electqualifiedjudges.org.

Nominations Sought for 2009 Wachovia Fidelity Award

Nominations are now being accepted for the Philadelphia Bar Association's 2009 Wachovia Fidelity Award. Nominations should be made in writing. Please include a detailed statement setting forth information and reasons why you are recommending the nominee for this award. The deadline for receipt of nominations is Monday, Oct. 26 at 5 p.m. Nominations should be sent to Tracey McCloskey via e-mail at tmccloskey@philabar.org or by mailing to Philadelphia Bar Association, c/o Fidelity Award Committee, 1101 Market St., 11th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107.

The criteria for the award are:

• Significant accomplishments in improving the administration of justice (preferably in Philadelphia);

• The absence of prior recognition for this work by the Philadelphia Bar Association;

• Distinguished service consistently rendered over a considerable period of time or a single outstanding achievement in a particular year. (The fact that this single achievement may have occurred some years ago is not material so long as it has not been recognized.);

• The accomplishment must arise from voluntary activities rather than for service rendered as a paid professional; and

• It is preferred that the recipient be a member of the Philadelphia Bar Association not now in public office or directly involved with court operations or any other public service activity.

Preparing for Chapter 11 Oct. 27

Barry D. Kleban and Larry G. McMichael are the featured speakers for the Tuesday, Oct. 27 Bankruptcy Committee meeting "Preparing for Chapter 11."

The meeting begins at 12 p.m. at the offices of Dilworth Paxson LLP, 1500 Market St., Suite 3500E. Lunch will be provided courtesy of Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP. To RSVP for this meeting, please contact Anne M. Aaronson at 215-575-7110 or aaaronson@dilworthlaw.com.

Networking Planning Session Oct. 27

The Women in the Profession Committee will hold a strategic planning session "Networking in 2009 and Beyond" on Tuesday, Oct. 27.

This meeting will serve as a strategic planning session to discuss the many nuances of networking, including more traditional strategies and more recent social and professional networking sites, to help increase visibility and enhance marketing efforts. The goal is to develop issues, questions, and suggestions for a panel discussion in the meeting that follows.

The meeting begins at 12 p.m. in the 10th floor Board Room of Bar Association headquarters, 1101 Market St. Lunch is available for $8 for those members who register in advance. Click here to RSVP.

Relationships with Physicians Oct. 27

John Washlick will lead a discussion on exploring pharma and device company relationships with physicians at the Tuesday, Oct. 27 meeting of the Health Care Law Committee.

The meeting begins at 12 p.m. in the 11th floor Committee Room of Bar Association headquarters, 1101 Market St. Lunch is available for $8.50 for those members who register in advance. Click here to RSVP.

Partnering for Career Success Oct. 28

The Attorney Career Development Committee will present "Partnering for Career Success" on Wednesday, Oct. 28.

Have you thought how much easier it would be to make great first impressions on employers and clients if you had a partner or small group offering you advice, feedback and help presenting yourself to key decision-makers? "Speed intros" and "action exercises" will help you connect with the partner best for you.

The meeting begins at 12 p.m. in the 10th Floor Board Room of Bar Association headquarters, 1101 Market St. Lunch is available for $8 for those members registering in advance. Click here to RSVP.

IP Owners Rights in the Digital Age Oct. 28

The Cyberspace and E-Commerce Committee will discuss the continuing challenges for IP rights owners in the digital age at its Wednesday, Oct. 28 meeting.

The meeting will include a discussion of IP rights in e-books and e-newspapers, the music industry and virtual worlds. The meting begins at 12 p.m. at the offices of Duane Morris LLP, 30 S. 17th St., 12th Floor. Sandwiches and drinks will be provided. Please RSVP in advance if you plan to attend the meeting in person. Please RSVP to Linda Waiters at 215-979-1294 or ljwaiters@duanemorris.com.

Philadelphia Zoning Code Update Oct. 30

The Real Property Section and the Zoning, Land Use and Code Enforcement Committee will present an update on a new zoning code for Philadelphia on Friday, Oct. 30.

The meeting will features Zoning Code Commission members Darwin R. Beauvais, Richard DeMarco, Wendella P. Fox, Eva Gladstein (executive director, Zoning Code Commission), Councilman Bill Green, Peter F. Kelsen, Councilman Brian J. O'Neill and Stella M. Tsai.

The meeting begins at 12 p.m. in the 11th floor Conference Center of Bar Association headquarters, 1101 Market St. Lunch is available for $8 for those members who register in advance. Click here to RSVP.

Hamilton Award Nominees Sought by Oct. 30

The Public Interest Section is now accepting nominations for the annual Andrew Hamilton Award. The deadline for nominations is Friday, Oct. 30. Nominees must be a legal services advocate or public defender employed by, or associated with, an organization whose purpose is to serve persons who cannot afford to pay for legal representation, or be a public-interest lawyer working with a nonprofit organization serving a charitable or public interest purpose.

In addition, nominees must have substantial experience in legal services, indigent defense or public interest law and must currently be employed in one of these capacities. Members of the selection committee will consider such factors as personal vision and commitment; critical nature of the problems addressed by the nominee's advocacy; innovative nature of the nominee's work; outcomes and results achieved through effective advocacy; the difficulty of achievement; and community commitment.

Nominations are encouraged and should include the individual's name, address and a brief statement describing his or her qualifications. All nominations should be mailed to Tracey McCloskey, c/o Philadelphia Bar Association, 1101 Market St., 11th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107.

Interviewing the Child Witness Nov. 2

Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Judge Doris Pechkurow and Master in Custody Fern Brown Caplan will present "Interviewing the Child Witness: A View from the Bench" on Monday Nov. 2.

Elizabeth Warner will moderate the program, which begins at 12 p.m. in the 10th floor Board Room of Bar Association headquarters, 1101 Market St. Lunch is available for $8 for those members who register in advance. Click here to RSVP.

Money Management Series Continues Nov. 5

The Women in the Profession Public Service Task Force will present the second part of its Money Management 101 progam "How to be Ahead of the Game for the Rest of Your Financial Future" on Thursday, Nov. 5.

Daniel P. Foley, a financial advisor with Delaware Valley Financial Group Companies, will lecture on building wealth, investing and planning for retirement. The meeting begins at 12:15 p.m. in the 11th floor Committee Room South of Bar Association headquarters, 1101 Market St. The Women in the Profession Committee Public Interest Task Force would like to thank its lunch sponsor, DVFG Advisors, LLC, for its generosity. Click here to RSVP for this program.

CLE Examines Vincent Chin Murder Nov. 6

The Philadelphia Bar Association Office of Diversity and Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Pennsylvania will present the CLE program "The Pursuit of Justice: The Murder of Vincent Chin and the Origins of a Civil Rights Movement" on Friday, Nov. 6.

The 1982 murder of Vincent Chin and its legal aftermath marked a watershed in the civil rights movement in America and is considered the genesis of the Asian Pacific American civil rights movement. Chin, a Chinese American, was beaten to death in Detroit with a baseball bat by a Chrysler plant superintendent and his stepson. The lenient sentencing of the two men generated public outrage, as the attack possessed many attributes consistent with hate crimes.

Through the re-enactment of specific portions of the actual transcripts of the state and federal criminal trials, attorneys will observe and discuss the actual criminal trial, including direct and cross-examination of witnesses, witness preparation, and the interactions between lawyers, judges, parties and non-party witnesses. In addition, the reenactment will reveal how the lack of resources and possible prejudices might have led to lenient sentences for this brutal homicide. Also addressed will be the practical challenges and limitations faced by attorneys in developing a case and substantiating legal theories. Furthermore, the re-enactment and subsequent dialogue will address the perceived limitations of criminal justice system and the civil rights laws, how this miscarriage of justice galvanized the Asian-American community, the numerous attempts to enact hate crimes legislation, and the unfinished business of this civil rights movement.

he program has been approved for 1.5 substantive CLE credits. Participants wishing to receive the CLE credit will be required to pay a fee of $48.50 for members of the Philadelphia Bar Association admitted for more than five years, and $43.50 for members of the Philadelphia Bar Association admitted for less than five years. Tuition fees include lunch. Interested parties not seeking CLE credit may attend and purchase lunch for the fee of $8.50. If you wish to register in advance please visit pbi.org or call PBI Customer Service at 1-800-932-4637.

The course planners include John D. Huh, Y. Jae Kim, May Mon Post and Stella M. Tsai. Speakers and cast members include Nadeem Bezar, DaLesia Boyd, Melanie Bunker, Wendella P. Fox, Carol A. Fritz, Yanni Guo, Joyce K. Hackenbrach, Nilmini Klur, Marisa H. Lattimore, Chancellor Sayde J. Ladov, Sarah R. Lavelle, Tsiwen Law, Sophia Lee, Maureen Rowley, John Savoth, Brian Sims, Divya Wallace and Su Ming Yeh.

Brennan Award Nominations Being Accepted

Nominations are being accepted for the Philadelphia Bar Association's prestigious Justice William J. Brennan Jr. Distinguished Jurist Award. The award will be presented at the Association's Annual Meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009 at the Park Hyatt Philadelphia at the Bellevue, Broad and Walnut streets.

The award recognizes a jurist who adheres to the highest ideals of judicial service. Any member of the state or federal bench, whether active or retired, who has made a significant, positive impact on the quality or administration of justice in Philadelphia is eligible for consideration. Examples of accomplishments worthy of nomination include innovations in court administration, implementation of pioneering case management techniques, assumption of a leadership role in areas affecting the administration of justice, publication of a significant opinion, article, or other scholarly work, or the like.

This year's Brennan Award Committee is chaired by John E. Savoth. Nominations for the Justice Brennan Distinguished Jurist Award should be forwarded to: Brennan Award, Attn: Tracey McCloskey, Philadelphia Bar Association, 1101 Market St., 11th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107. All nominations should include the full name, address and telephone number of both the nominee and the person submitting the nomination, a summary of the nominee's accomplishments, and any pertinent supporting material the committee should consider. All nominations must be received no later than Friday, Nov. 6, 2009.

Business Development Skills Series Starts Nov. 13

The Training Resource Group will present a series of programs to introduce business development skills to attorneys beginning Friday, Nov. 13.

The program is designed for attorneys who are now expected to develop business for themselves or their firms. Learn these essential skill sets that were never taught in law school.

The sessions will be held in the 10th floor Board Room of Bar Association headquarters, 1101 Market St., from 12 to 2 p.m. The Nov. 13 session will cover building a network for business development and designing a business plan. The Nov. 20 session will discuss the basics of networking and building a memorable 30-second commercial. On Dec. 4, attendees will learn how to build a stronger network. The Dec. 11 session will provide an introduction to a systematic approach to client development.

The cost is $795 per participant which includes four training sessions, one individual coaching session and materials. For more information call (215) 320-4650 or visit trainingresourcegroup.com.

Gillen to Speak at Real Property Annual Meeting Nov. 19

Kevin C. Gillen, Ph.D., vice president with Philadelphia-based Econsult Corporation, will be the keynote speaker at the Thursday, Nov. 19 Annual Meeting of the Real Property Section.

Dr. Gillen works on issues related to local economic policy and real estate development. The meeting begins at 12 p.m. at Loews Philadelphia Hotel, 1201 Market St. The Section will also honor Joe Syrnick of Schuylkill River Development Corporation with its annual Good Deed Award.

The election of officers and new members of the executive committee will take place at the Annual Meeting. The Section's Nominating Committee has nominated the following persons for the offices indicated Vice Chair, Cheryl Gaston; Treasurer, Brad Begelman; and Secretary, Richard Vanderslice.

The succession of current Vice-Chair Alfred R. Fuscaldo to the position of Chair of the Section is automatic in accordance with the Section's bylaws.

The Section's Nominating Committee has nominated the following persons for the Executive Committee (three-year terms): Markita Morris Louis, Harper Dimmerman, Sherman Toppin, Kathy Keyser and Rachel Friedman (completing final year of a three-year term). The nominee for Young Lawyers' Division Liaison is Rachel Gallegos.

Additional nominations may be made in accordance with the bylaws of the Section, by written notice from any member, which is seconded in writing by no fewer than 10 members of the Section. Additional nominations must be received not less than 20 days prior to the Annual Meeting.

Additional nominations are to be mailed or delivered to Christine Paul, Chair of the Real Property Section, Women's Community Revitalization Project, 407 Fairmount Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19123.

Tickets to the Real Property Section Annual Meeting are $45 for Section members and $50 for nonmembers. Click here to purchase tickets.

Hamilton Benefit Nov. 21 at Please Touch Museum

Philadelphia lawyers, judges and business leaders will gather as they have since 1978 at the Please Touch Museum in Memorial Hall in Fairmount Park on Saturday, Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. for the Andrew Hamilton Benefit to support the Philadelphia Bar Foundation and the network of legal services organizations it funds.

This will be a wonderful evening of food, drink and dancing. There will be a "Dancing for Justice" with surprise guests in a featured dance sequence. The contributions to those in need will be recognized through the presentation of the Philadelphia Bar Foundation Award and the Citizens Bank Pro Bono Award. But most of all it will be gathering of people who share a common purpose - to promote equal access to justice for all.

Lawyers have a special responsibility to help the poor, children, the disabled and those who are especially vulnerable in times of crisis have access to legal representation. The Andrew Hamilton Benefit is the public symbol of the Philadelphia legal profession's commitment to this notion and helps not only the public interest legal organizations and the clients they serve, but the legal profession itself. By showing that it cares about our justice system, the profession grows in stature.

Many law firms and businesses are supporting the Hamilton Benefit through sponsorships including Pepper Hamilton LLP; UPS; Hangley Aronchick Segal & Pudlin; and Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney to name a just a few early sponsors. For more information, call Liz Pannulla at 215-238-6337 or click here and visit the Bar Foundation web site.

We ask you to continue to be there for Philadelphia's public interest legal services and join us on Nov. 21 as we celebrate the strength of our legal community and reaffirm together that Philadelphia lawyers care.

AIDS Law Project Anniversary Event Nov. 5

The AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania will mark its 21st anniversary with Decades 2009 on Thursday, Nov. 5, at Park Hyatt Philadelphia at the Bellevue, Broad and Walnut streets.

The evening begins with a cocktail reception from 6 to 7 p.m. (with open bar, extensive hors d'oeuvres, a silent auction and music by the Young Jazz Lions), followed by the presentation of a mock trial from 7 to 8:30 p.m. CLE credits (.5 substantive, 1.0 ethics) are available.

Former Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Sandra Schultz Newman will be presiding. The mock trial "actors" include well-known Philadelphia lawyers Tom Kline of Kline and Specter, P.C., and William L. Banton of Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin, as well as infectious disease specialist, Dr. Robert M. Swenson. The mock trial will re-enact an employment-discrimination case of an HIV-positive food handler.

VIP tickets are $250 (given preferred seating); regular subscription is $125. Sponsorship and advertising opportunities are also available. Tickets can be purchased by calling 215-587-9377 or on the AIDS Law Project's web site at aidslawpa.org.

Volunteers Sought for Penn Mock Trial Event

The University of Pennsylvania Mock Trial Team is looking for judges, attorneys or law students to volunteer to serve as presiding judges or scoring judges for the 2009 Quaker Classic Invitational on Nov. 13-14, where some of the best college mock trial teams from across the country will compete.

All trials will be held on the University of Pennsylvania campus. Food will be provided to judges between Rounds 1 and 2, before Round 3, and between Rounds 3 and 4. The rules that govern tournaments require having one presiding judge and one or two scoring judges for each trial. A total of 40 volunteers per round are needed, to judge 20 simultaneous trials. Having actual attorneys and judges present in rounds shows students how professionals speak and comport themselves and also gives students better feedback for their roles. Real-life experience cannot be replaced.

On Nov. 13, judges will meet at 2:15 p.m. Round 1 runs from 3 to 6 p.m. and Round 2 is from 7 to 10 p.m. On Nov. 14, the judges meet at 8:15 a.m. Round 3 is from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and Round 4 is from 1 to 4 p.m.

College mock trial is a unique opportunity for students interested in the legal process. If you have any questions or know a colleague who would be interested in participating, contact judging coordinator Doug Haefele at judges@pennmocktrial.com.

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How to Handle a Child Abuse Case Oct. 28

The Support Center for Child Advocates volunteer training workshop "How to Handle a Child Abuse Case" provides certification for eligibility to receive court appointments for dependency cases in Philadelphia. Learn how you can make a difference in the lives of child victims. This 5 substantive, 1 ethics CLE credit hour program will be held Wednesday, Oct. 28, at The CLE Conference Center on the 10th floor of the Wanamaker Building, Juniper Street entrance (between 13th and Broad streets, opposite City Hall), from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. For additional information, or to register, click here. You must attend entire program to receive the ethics credit.

Upcoming CLE

The following courses are cosponsored by the Philadelphia Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Institute. All courses are at The CLE Conference Center in the Wanamaker Building, except as otherwise noted. Registration begins 30 minutes before course start time.

Tuesday, Oct. 27
11th Annual Legal Issues in an Age of Aging
5 substantive, 1 ethics CLE credits
8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Compulsory Arbitration Seminar
2.5 substantive, 1 ethics CLE credits
9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 28
How to Handle a Child Abuse Case
5 substantive, 1 ethics CLE credits
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 29
14th Annual Bankruptcy Institute
5 substantive, 1 ethics CLE credits
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 30
Simulcast – Seventh Constitutional Law Conclave
5 substantive, 1 ethics CLE credits
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

*Earn as many as 4 credits on your computer, at your convenience at PBI's Online Campus, at www.onlinecle.pbi.org. More than 300 classes are available, including nearly 50 one-hour ethics programs. 24/7 CLE.

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