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May 03, 2013, 11:30 ET "Civil Justice Gap" Stories From Low-Income Pennsylvanians Without Legal Representation To Highlight Public Hearing Of PA Senate Judiciary Committee May 7

The following is being released by the Philadelphia Bar Association: Low-income Pennsylvanians and the lawyers who help them will testify along with...


Apr 26, 2013, 11:44 ET "Law Week 2013" To Feature Free Legal Advice, Community Programs

The 13,000-member Philadelphia Bar Association will celebrate Law Week 2013 (Monday, April 29 – Friday, May 3), with free legal advice for residents...


Dec 03, 2012, 10:00 ET Wilkinson To Deliver Inaugural Address As Incoming Chancellor Of 13,000-member Philadelphia Bar Association Tomorrow (Dec. 4)

Kathleen D. Wilkinson, partner in the law firm of Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP, will deliver inaugural remarks as the incoming...


Sep 28, 2012, 10:00 ET Philadelphia Bar Association Executive Director Kenneth Shear Announces Plan To Retire In 2013

The 13,000-member Philadelphia Bar Association has announced that Kenneth Shear, 67, the Association's Executive Director, will retire from the...


May 28, 2012, 09:00 ET Hundreds Of Students, Officials To Celebrate Citywide Classroom Civics Program At May 29 Event

More than 200 students from 10 Philadelphia public schools will join judges, leaders of the Philadelphia legal community and officials of the...


May 21, 2012, 09:00 ET Ceremonial Event Today at City Hall to Unveil Free Legal Assistance Program For Veterans

As approximately 40,000 veterans nationwide prepare to celebrate their first Memorial Day since returning home from Iraq for the final time, leaders...


Mar 27, 2012, 01:33 ET MSNBC's Barnicle to Speak at Bar Association Luncheon, Sotomayor Award Presented

Award-winning journalist Mike Barnicle, a frequent contributor and guest host on MSNBC will be the keynote speaker at the Philadelphia Bar...


Jan 13, 2012, 10:16 ET Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Memorial Breakfast to Welcome more than 400 Attorneys, City Officials, Jan. 16

The Barristers' Association of Philadelphia will host the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Memorial Breakfast on Monday, Jan. 16 from 7:30 – 10:00...


Dec 05, 2011, 11:03 ET John E. Savoth To Deliver Inaugural Remarks As Incoming Chancellor Of The 12,500-member Philadelphia Bar Association Dec. 6

John E. Savoth, Of Counsel to Saltz Mongeluzzi Barrett & Bendesky PC, will deliver inaugural remarks as the incoming Chancellor of the 12,500-member...


Aug 11, 2011, 08:00 ET Six-Week "People's Law School" Program Offers Citizens Legal Education Presented by Volunteer Attorneys from the Philadelphia Bar Association

Area residents can receive basic information about areas of the law impacting daily life at People's Law School, a legal education program presented...


Jul 14, 2011, 07:00 ET Philadelphia Bar Association to Present Legal Advice Program Focusing on Real Estate Fraud, July 20

Philadelphia-area residents in need of legal advice on matters involving real estate fraud, including properties stolen through the recording of...


May 10, 2011, 08:00 ET Young Lawyers Division of Philadelphia Bar Association to Present Casino Night Annual Fund-Raiser Benefiting Legal Service Organizations This Saturday, May 14

Play casino games for a winning cause at the Young Lawyers Division of the Philadelphia Bar Association's Casino Night Annual Fund-Raiser this...


Apr 26, 2011, 10:24 ET Philadelphia Bar Association Releases Additional Ratings of Judicial Candidates for May 17 Primary Election

Rudolph Garcia, Chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association, today announced additional results of the Association's investigation into the...


Apr 26, 2011, 08:00 ET Citywide "Law Week 2011" Features Free Legal Help and Community Events

Volunteer lawyers from the Philadelphia Bar Association will offer free legal advice, visit high school classrooms, welcome new American citizens,...


Apr 19, 2011, 08:00 ET Philadelphia Bar Association to Present Mortgage Foreclosure-Themed Free Legal Advice Program Tomorrow, April 20

Philadelphia-area residents in need of legal advice on matters involving mortgage foreclosure can speak with a volunteer attorney from the...


Apr 04, 2011, 10:31 ET Philadelphia Bar Association Releases Ratings of Judicial Candidates For May 17 Primary Election

Rudolph Garcia, Chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association, today announced the first round of results of the Association's investigation into...


Mar 15, 2011, 08:00 ET Philadelphia Bar Association to Present Family Law-Themed Legal Advice Program Tomorrow, March 16

Philadelphia-area residents in need of legal advice on matters involving Family Law problems can speak with a volunteer attorney from the...


Mar 10, 2011, 08:00 ET U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor to Receive Philadelphia Bar Association Diversity Award at March 11 Luncheon

United States Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, the Court's first Hispanic justice, will be presented with the Philadelphia Bar...


Jan 14, 2011, 08:00 ET Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Memorial Breakfast to Honor U.S. Attorney, Jan. 17; Barristers, Phila. Bar Association Co-Sponsor Day of Service Mediation Program

The Barristers' Association of Philadelphia will host the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Memorial Breakfast on Monday, Jan. 17 from 7:30 – 10:00...


Jan 04, 2011, 08:00 ET First Hispanic Chancellor to Be Welcomed by Nearly 1,000 Lawyers, City Officials at Reception Jan. 5

The city's outside chill will get an old-fashioned warm-touch antidote on Wednesday, Jan. 5, when a record number of handshakes are exchanged at the...


Dec 06, 2010, 08:00 ET Rudolph Garcia to Deliver Inaugural Remarks as First-Ever Hispanic Chancellor of 13,000-Member Philadelphia Bar Association Tomorrow, Dec. 7

Rudolph Garcia, a shareholder at the law firm of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, will deliver inaugural remarks as the first-ever Hispanic Chancellor ...


Oct 22, 2010, 09:54 ET Free Legal Help Available for Low-Income Seniors and the Homeless during Philadelphia Bar Association Celebration of National Pro Bono Week

The Delivery of Legal Services Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association's Public Interest Section will join with the SeniorLAW Center, the law...


Sep 07, 2010, 10:43 ET Philadelphia Bar Association to Present Six-Week Legal Education Program, 'The People's Law School'

Area residents can receive basic information about areas of the law most likely to impact daily life at The People's Law School, a six-week legal...


Jul 07, 2010, 08:00 ET Philadelphia Bar Association Chancellor Urges Family Court Building Project to Proceed Without Delay

Philadelphia Bar Association Chancellor Scott F. Cooper today urged that construction proceed immediately on the new Family Court building project....


Apr 13, 2010, 07:00 ET Citywide 'Law Week 2010' Features Free Legal Help and Community Events

From April 26 to May 3, volunteer lawyers from the 13,000-member Philadelphia Bar Association will offer free legal advice, visit high school...