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Gaetan J. Alfano is a member of the esteemed community of Philadelphia lawyers. A consummate professional, he is leading the Philadelphia Bar Association through 2016 to secure a bright future for the Association and its membership.
In light of the recent events in Tulsa, Okla. and elsewhere throughout the country, Gaetan J. Alfano, Chancellor of the 12,000-member Philadelphia Bar Association today issued the following statement…
Chancellor Gaetan J. Alfano, Chancellor-Elect Deborah R. Gross and Vice Chancellor Mary F. Platt today sent a strongly worded letter to Pennsylvania House Urban Affairs Committee Chairs Scott A. Petri and Thomas R. Caltagirone expressing the Philadelphia Bar Association's opposition to House Bill 1715, which would reduce the time for evictions of residential tenants after entry of Judgment of Possession from twenty-one days to eleven days.
Gaetan J. Alfano, Chancellor of the 12,000-member Philadelphia Bar Association, was interviewed by NBC10's Rosemary Connors regarding gifts given to Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams and proposed legislation calling for a ban on gifts to public officials and employees.
HARRISBURG — As part of its desire for wider participation in the groups which provide it advice and recommendations, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court is undertaking a new initiative making it easier for people to express interest in being appointed to court advisory panels.
The Philadelphia Bar Association's Board of Governors passed a resolution in September, that urges the General Assembly to pass and the Governor to sign Senate Bill 885, Printer's No 1210 and/or House Bill 43, Printer's No. 37, with amendments to exclude the exception on gifts from friends, or any similar legislation to restore the public's confidence in government through a ban on the solicitation or receipt of gifts by public officials and employees.
The Committee has issued a formal opinion on how to handle subsequent recovery of Rule 1.15 funds meant to reimburse outstanding costs.
Gaetan J. Alfano, Chancellor of the 12,000-member Philadelphia Bar Association, today issued the following statement on the passing of Judge Albert John Snite, Jr., retired judge of the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County…
The Philadelphia Bar Association Board of Governors will conduct a conference call meeting on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016, at 4 p.m., at which time it will consider a resolution supporting legislation calling for a ban on gifts to public officials and employees.
Judge Mark I. Bernstein has served as a judge of the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania since April 1987. He teaches evidence and civil procedure on the faculty of the Thomas R. Kline School of Law at Drexel University and he is the author of comprehensive comments on the Pennsylvania Rules of Evidence published by Gann Law Books.