YLD Running Group Kickoff Oct. 10

The YLD Running Group will be kicking off its Fall running season with weekly runs beginning on Wednesday, Oct. 10 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!

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Register for #BenchBar18! Oct. 12-13

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The Philadelphia Bar Association will hold its Bench-Bar & Annual Conference on Friday, Oct. 12 and Saturday, Oct. 13 at Borgata in Atlantic City.

The Bench-Bar & Annual Conference remains the premier event for networking and socializing with colleagues and members of the judiciary, including the opportunity to earn CLE and CJE credits through unique course offerings…READ MORE

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National Pro Bono Celebration Oct. 21-Oct. 27

Members of the Philadelphia legal community are invited to participate in a wide range of pro bono recruitment, recognition, and training events in October 2018 to commemorate the American Bar Association's National Pro Bono Celebration, a coordinated national effort held during the week of October 21-27, 2018, to encourage and support local efforts to expand the delivery of pro bono legal services…READ MORE

Upcoming Corporate In-House Events

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Business Law Section's Spotlight on In-House Counsel: The Evolution of the Role of In-House Counsel and Use of External Counsel
(1 SUB)
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Held at the Pyramid Club, Mellon Bank Center, 52nd Floor, 1735 Market St., Philadelphia

This program, hosted by the Business Law Section in conjunction with the Corporate In-House Counsel Committee, will provide a unique perspective on the evolving role of in-house counsel as they are tasked with innovating, controlling costs, efficiently partnering with outside counsel, and managing risk. In this program, the moderator and panelists will examine numerous topics to offer perspective and guidance on how today's legal landscape is creating a new business model for in-house legal practice. Learn how general counsel can gain the confidence and respect of clients as trusted business advisors while adjusting to the demands of the new legal landscape.

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The Philadelphia Lawyer Magazine Accepting Submissions for Race and Law Issue

The Editorial Board of The Philadelphia Lawyer magazine is soliciting submissions for a forthcoming issue on race and the law. The Board is looking for articles that tell stories from the perspectives of people of all colors who have encountered the law in any way. This issue is slated for spring 2019.

We are looking for shorter articles of 750 words and longer feature-length articles of 1,200-1,500 words. Authors may ask to remain anonymous to protect their privacy. All submissions must be previously unpublished and approved by the Board for publication. No article is guaranteed to be published. For more information and to submit an article for consideration please email tplmag@philabar.org.



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

Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018
12:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Election Hacking, Ballot Security: Protecting Our Vote
(1 SUB/1 ETH)

As more breaches of election security are made public and doubts arise about the integrity of this November's election, it is time to consider what has been done and what can be done to protect the integrity of our votes. This timely CLE program will examine what is government doing to prevent future hacks, issues that may arise in the prosecution and defense of election law violators, and what changes can be made to guarantee our right to fair and honest elections.

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Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018
12:30 - 2:30 p.m.

October 2018 Probate & Trust Law Section Quarterly - Will Contests: What Have I Gotten Myself Into?
(2 SUB)

Will contests are a staple of litigation before the Orphans' Court and Register of Wills. This 2018 October Probate Section Quarterly Meeting CLE addresses will contests from the moment a prospective client walks through your door to the eve of trial.

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Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:30 p.m.

Developments In Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness
(1 SUB/0.5 ETH)

This engaging and practical program, with attorney and nationally recognized expert, Heather Jarvis, will provide concrete advice on navigating the increasingly complex universe of federal student loan repayment, forgiveness options, regulations and possible ethical implications.

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Monday, Oct. 22, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 p.m.

The Legal and Practical Implications Facing Employers With a Remote Work Force in the U.S. and Abroad
(1 SUB)

A 2018 study found that more than over 60 percent of the world's work force works at least one day a week away from the office and that over half of all employees work half the week remotely. The rise of the "remote work force" however also comes with new practical and legal challenges for employers to navigate. This luncheon CLE will examine these challenges.

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Monday, Oct. 29, 2018
2:00 PM - 4:15 p.m.

Implicit Bias: Identification in the Law and Action Plans
(2 ETH)

This dynamic program will help attendees gain a comprehensive understanding of implicit bias in the law and learn how to identify implicit bias both within themselves and in others. Attendees will also learn strategies and action plans to best address internal and external implicit biases.

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Full course calendar here.

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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.

For more information on LRIS, please click here.  You may also contact Charles J. Klitsch at cklitsch@philabar.org or 215-238-6326.


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