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Deborah R. Gross is a champion for Philadelphia's public interest legal community and firmly believes in the importance of giving back.
As many members of Philadelphia’s legal community have been asking what they can do to help the community-at-large, “The Challenge Ahead: Access to Justice” pro bono volunteerism initiative provides opportunities for Association members and beyond to help people in need by providing limited legal representation, education, advice and advocacy.
The Philadelphia Bar Association's Board of Governors unanimously adopted a resolution in November, urging adherence to the ratings of judicial nominees by the American Bar Association Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary.
The Board of Governors will meet on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at 4 p.m. in the 10th Floor Board Room at the Philadelphia Bar Association.
Online ballots for the 2017 election of candidates to Philadelphia Bar Association line offices and the Board of Governors will be emailed on Monday, Nov. 20. The last day to join or renew your membership and receive an emailed ballot is Friday, Dec. 1.
In light of the Oct. 31 terrorist attack in New York City and the comments made regarding justice in our country during yesterday’s White House Cabinet meeting, Chancellor Deborah R. Gross issued the following statement on behalf of the 12,000 members of the Philadelphia Bar Association…
The Philadelphia Bar Association's Commission on Judicial Selection and Retention announces the results of its investigation into the qualifications of local judicial candidates for the Nov. 7 general election.
The Philadelphia Bar Association’s Board of Governors adopted three In Memoriam resolutions in October, honoring Harold Cramer, A. Harold Datz and Peter Hearn.
It is important for the legal community to take action to support the rule of law and condemn hatred and bigotry. One important way is to advocate. Alarmingly, Pennsylvania Senate Bill 96 and Pennsylvania House Bill 505 seek to expand the definition of ethnic intimidation and have been languishing in Harrisburg. A crime motivated by hatred toward these protected classes would be graded higher than specified under current law.
The Philadelphia Bar Association's Pro Bono Task Force unveils a 15-year update to a report on the state of pro bono, that was issued in 2002 under Chancellor Allan H. Gordon's leadership.
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 in America, with Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley being two of the hardest hit regions.