Deadline Extended to April 15: Renew Today and Save!
"Your membership dues are the lifeblood of our Association, and we ask that you renew your membership. Over the course of the next year, the Association will roll out additional programs to increase the value of your membership dollars without increasing your dues."
Gaetan J. Alfano
Philadelphia Bar Association
Renew to take advantage of all of the fantastic member benefits from vendors like Zipcar, Expedia, Lenovo and more, especially six free CLE credits from Philadelphia Bar Association CLE with membership.
More advantages of Philadelphia Bar Association membership include:
- Networking and Potential Referral Sources
- A "Voice" in Strengthening Your Profession
- Leadership Opportunities
- Byline Opportunities
- Community Service Opportunities
We remain committed to supporting public interest organizations through our charitable arm, the Philadelphia Bar Foundation. Your annual dues statement suggests an additional contribution to be made to the Foundation.
Renew today and take advantage of all the Philadelphia Bar Association has to offer. Renew by April 15 and save $15.
Tonight: Hon. Nitza I. Quiñones Alejandro to Be Presented With 2016 Justice Sonia Sotomayor Diversity Award at Spring Quarterly April 5
Join the Philadelphia Bar Association for its 2016 Spring Quarterly Meeting & Reception at the Hyatt at The Bellevue on Tuesday, April 5 at 5:30 p.m. This year's Spring Quarterly Meeting will be held as an evening networking reception. During the Quarterly Meeting portion, the Association will present the Justice Sonia Sotomayor Diversity Award and the Andrew Hamilton Gold Box. Following the meeting, members will have the opportunity to network with each other in a relaxed cocktail-reception setting…READ MORE
Volunteers Needed for YLD Goldilocks Program
The Young Lawyers Division (YLD) is gearing up for its Annual Law Week, and needs volunteers to help with its Goldilocks Program.
During this program, second-graders from around the city are invited to City Hall to attend the trials of Goldilocks, Big Bad Wolf and Jack (of beanstalk fame). It is a wonderful way to teach the city's youngest citizens about the justice system. Volunteers are needed to act in these trials, and the YLD hopes that you can volunteer your time.
This year, the Goldilocks Program will take place on Friday, May 6 at City Hall from approximately 9-11:30 a.m.
Please contact Melanie Foreman at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are able to participate.
Deadline April 15: 2016 Edward F. Chacker Essay Contest
Sponsored by the Young Lawyers Division, entries are being received for the 2016 Edward F. Chacker Essay Contest. $1,000 College Scholarship will be awarded to a Philadelphia high school junior or senior…READ MORE
Deadline April 15: Law Week 2016 Poster Contest
Fourth, fifth and sixth-grade students from Philadelphia public, private, parochial and charter elementary schools are invited to create a poster depicting the Young Lawyers Division-sponsored 2016 Law Week poster theme…READ MORE
Business Law & YLD Speed Mentoring Event April 12
The Business Law Section, in conjunction with the Young Lawyers Division, once again invites young lawyers and law students to its Business Law & YLD Speed Mentoring Event at Reed Smith LLP on Tuesday, April 12 at 5:30 p.m…READ MORE
YLD Networking Happy Hour April 21: Law Week Preview
Come find out more about the Bar Association’s Law Week events and how you can help! Join the Young Lawyers Division at their Networking Happy Hour at Fado Irish Pub on Thursday, April 21 at 6 p.m. The first 75 people to arrive will receive a drink ticket and there will be appetizers and drink specials. The happy hour is sponsored by Huron Legal + Consilio.
Fado Irish Pub is located at 1500 Locust St., Philadelphia. Registration is not required.
Lawyers' Club of Philadelphia Reception May 2
All members of the Young Lawyers Division of the Philadelphia Bar Association are invited to a reception sponsored by The Lawyers Club of Philadelphia at The Union League of Philadelphia on May 2 at 5:45 p.m…READ MORE
Featured Philadelphia Bar Association CLE
CLE - Voting Rights: Where We Came From & Where We Are Going April 22
Co-Hosted by the Young Lawyers Division
This timely and informative CLE program was organized by the Civil Rights Committee.
The right to vote is core to our nation's democratic process. From poll taxes and voter ID requirements to the Fifteenth Amendment granting suffrage to African Americans and the Voting Rights Act of 1965, the law has both restricted and expanded people's rights and ability to vote…READ MORE
CLE - Lateral Moves: Ethical & Legal Consequences Changing Firm April 27
First of the FREE CLEs for Philadelphia Bar Association Members
Join for a two-hour in-depth discussion of the legal and ethical obligations relating to lateral mobility and firm growth…READ MORE
CLE - The Making of a Murderer: Juveniles, their brain function and interrogation methods April 29
Ripped from the headlines of the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and People Magazine, the Netflix documentary series "Making A Murderer" has been the talk of the legal community, as well as traditional pop culture circles and social media across the country…READ MORE
Member Discount With Zipcar
Philadelphia Bar Association members receive discounted rates on Zipcar membership! This allows members to get reduced rates on their new or existing Zipcar memberships. With hybrids, sedans, minivans, cargo vans and pickups available by the hour or the day, Zipcar is a great solution to all your driving needs…READ MORE
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 email@example.com.