#GetExpunged Registration Closed
Thank you to everyone who registered to volunteer at one of the six expungement clinic locations and the prescreenings. Visit GetExpunged.org and sign up to be contacted for the next clinic. See you on Nov. 12!
Nominations Due Tomorrow: Peretta and Perry Service Awards
The Young Lawyers Division is now accepting nominations for the F. Sean Peretta Service Award and the Craig M. Perry Service Award, both presented at the YLD Annual Holiday Party, Award Ceremony and Gift Drive on Nov. 30…READ MORE
Save the Date: YLD Annual Holiday Party, Award Ceremony and Gift Drive Nov. 30
Top of the Tower, 1717 Arch St., Three Logan Square, 50th Floor, Philadelphia. Registration will open soon!
"Bounty From the Bar Food Drive" Until Nov. 16
The Philadelphia Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division is requesting nutritious, nonperishable food donations for the "Bounty From the Bar Food Drive" in partnership with Philabundance. One in six people are struggling with hunger…READ MORE
Philadelphia Bar Foundation Access to Justice Benefit Nov. 5
Your generous support of The Access to Justice Benefit on Saturday, Nov. 5 at the Independence Seaport Museum at 7 p.m., with a VIP reception at 6 p.m., will help those struggling with poverty, abuse, and discrimination to have access to the full range of legal services…READ MORE
Volunteers Needed: Legal Line Nov. 16
LegalLine is looking for a few more volunteers for the October Legal Line this Wednesday, Nov. 16 from 5-8 p.m. You'll be fed! Email Erin Lamb to let her know you'll volunteer.
Upcoming Philadelphia Bar Association CLE Courses
The Philadelphia Bar Association, a statewide Continuing Legal Education (CLE) provider in Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey, offers CLE courses to lawyers and members of the business and legal communities throughout the region. Lawyers and other professionals can turn to the Philadelphia Bar Association for convenient, high-quality, low-cost CLE courses on the latest issues, legislation and regulations.
As an added benefit, Philadelphia Bar Association members will be able to receive six free CLE credits that will be offered as three, two-credit courses on dates to be announced. Featured Philadelphia Bar Association CLE
CLE - VIDEO ENCORE: Be the Judge, Be the Jury... Become An Arbitrator Nov. 3
If you missed the live presentation of this practical and entertaining presentation, you can attend this video encore and learn how to conduct your first or next arbitration
With more than 20,000 cases a year concluded at the arbitration level, the Compulsory Arbitration Program in Philadelphia County is one of the most successful programs of its kind in the nation…READ MORE
CLE - Addressing the Challenge of Climate Change Nov. 16
Co-presented by the Philadelphia Bar Association, A Call to the Bar: Lawyers for Common Sense on Climate, and the Pennsylvania Environmental Council
This full-day event focuses on the challenge of climate change, the legal framework for addressing the challenge, the need for much stronger and quicker action, the economic case for action, legal and economic issues specific to Pennsylvania, and the ethical and philosophical argument for action by lawyers and others…READ MORE
CLE - Ethics and Incorporating New Technologies in Your Law Nov. 17
Hosted by the Law Practice Management Committee
In business development conversations with colleagues, digital marketing is inevitably injected into the conversation as an integral part of a successful overall marketing plan. "Techy" or not, digital marketing remains a challenge for attorneys to implement given the limited amount of resources including the attorney's time and money…READ MORE
CLE - Bridge the Gap Nov. 22
Tell Your Colleagues - BRIDGE THE GAP course is available at the Philadelphia Bar Association
In recent years, the Disciplinary Board of Pennsylvania has recorded an increasing number of complaints filed against newly admitted attorneys for violations of the Rules of Professional Conduct which directly relate to the practical aspects of operating a law office…READ MORE
Full course calendar here.
Call for Submissions to The Philadelphia Lawyer
The Philadelphia Lawyer magazine is looking for creative and fresh law-related content to publish in upcoming editions. Take your sense of humor or adventure, your urge to critique or your affinity for a special area of law and put pen to paper.
All submissions must be original and previously unpublished. For more information on submission guidelines, email firstname.lastname@example.org.