Nov. 12-16: 2018 Member Appreciation Week!
We hope you're excited for Member Appreciation Week! From Nov. 12-16, Philadelphia Bar Association members will be eligible for giveaways, special events and new Bar Bucks rewards to be used for discounts and other offerings…READ MORE
Member Appreciation Week Events
'Setting the Bar for Retirement' Cocktail Reception Nov. 13
Join the Philadelphia Bar Association on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 5:30 p.m. at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel, 31st Floor-Concierge Lounge for the "Setting the Bar for Retirement" Cocktail Reception. This mixer will showcase the new Association Member-only retirement planning benefits from BPU Investments and Professional Capital Services…READ MORE
Freeman's Auction of Historic Portrait and Sculpture Collection Nov. 14
Freeman's is auctioning the Philadelphia Bar Association's historic collection of portraits and sculptures that previously resided at Jenkins Memorial Law Library on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 at 10 a.m…READ MORE
Complimentary, Professional-Grade Headshots Nov. 16
Volunteers Needed: Legal Line Nov. 14
Help someone find the legal resources they need. After each Legal Line, callers come away with valuable information that they may ot have been able to find anywhere else. Volunteer for Legal Line on Wednesday, Nov. 14 and make a difference! There will be food and camaraderie. Contact READ MORE
Volunteers Needed: YLD Mock Trial Boot Camp Nov. 17
The YLD mock trial competition is back and so is the volunteer boot camp! Join us at Temple University for a full day of training on Saturday, Nov. 17 from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Food and coffee will be provided. Contact Paul W. Kaufman to volunteer.
Shelli Fedullo Introduced as 92nd Chancellor Dec. 5
Chancellor-Elect Rochelle M. Fedullo, a partner at Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP, will share her vision for 2019 at the Association's Annual Meeting Luncheon on Wednesday, Dec. 5, which begins at 12 p.m. at the The Bellevue Hotel, Broad and Walnut streets…READ MORE
Holiday Party, Annual Meeting, Awards Ceremony and Gift Drive Nov. 28
Celebrate the end of year with holiday cheer as the YLD takes over Cinder. Enjoy an open bar with heavy hors d'oeuvres, welcome our 2019 Chair, Michaella Tassinari, Attorney at Robert J. Casey, Jr. & Associates and congratulate our 2018 award recipients:
- Craig M. Perry Service Award: Bethany R. Nikitenko, Esq., Partner at McLaughlin & Lauricella, P.C.
- F. Sean Peretta Service Award: Amber M. Racine, Esq., Attorney at Raynes Lawn Hehmeyer
- Vision Award: Exponent
YLD Running Group Meeting Weekly Through Fall
The YLD Running Group has kicked off its Fall running season with weekly runs on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m., meeting on the corner of 18th and Cherry streets (1 Logan Square). Whether you are training for a race, working on getting back into shape or just want to knock out a few miles, our group runs are a fun and laid-back way to get some fresh air with fellow attorneys. Routes range from 3-5 miles and all levels/paces are welcome to join!
For more information, email Ernie Holtzheimer.
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.
Featured Philadelphia Bar Association CLE
Full course calendar here.
Experienced Mass Tort Attorneys Needed for LRIS Referrals
The Philadelphia Bar Association's Lawyer Referral and Information Service (LRIS) has expanded its Product Liability panels in order to better meet the needs of clients requiring assistance with injuries resulting from the use of Paxil, Reglan, Risperdal, Xarelto, Yaz, pelvic mesh or talc.
If you have significant experience litigating any of these matters, we invite you to join LRIS. Attorneys wishing to receive referrals for claims involving Paxil, Reglan, Risperdal, Xarelto, Yaz, pelvic mesh or talc must represent, or have represented, at least 12 plaintiffs in civil actions involving the same product brought in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas and must have completed a minimum of five hours of CLE in trial tactics, products liability or class actions within the past three years.