#GetExpunged Prescreening Session Oct. 26
The Young Lawyers Division needs help processing more than 1,400 applicants for the Nov. 12 expungement clinic, so they are recruiting volunteers on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 5:30-7:30 p.m., with free pizza, beer and wine.
The session will be held at the City of Philadelphia Law Department, One Parkway Building, 1515 Arch St., 17th Floor.
Email John Coyle to sign up.
For more info visit www.GetExpunged.org
YLD Bootcamp Oct. 28
Hear from experienced attorneys and members of the judiciary at the seventh annual "YLD Bootcamp: Tactics, Tips and Tricks for Law Students and New Lawyers," presented by the Philadelphia Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division on Friday, Oct. 28…READ MORE
YLD Networking Happy Hour Oct. 28
Following YLD Bootcamp on Friday, Oct. 28, wind down at The Field House from 5-7 p.m. The first 70 people will receive a drink ticket toward select beer, house wine and well drinks, sponsored by DTI. Everyone will enjoy complimentary appetizers.
No registration required!
"Bounty From the Bar Food Drive" Until Nov. 16
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…READ MORE
Nominations Due Nov. 2 for Peretta and Perry Service Awards
The Young Lawyers Division is now accepting nominations for the F. Sean Peretta Service Award and the Craig M. Perry Service Award, both presented at the YLD Annual Holiday Party, Award Ceremony and Gift Drive on Nov. 30…READ MORE
Philadelphia Bar Foundation Access to Justice Benefit Nov. 5
Your generous support of The Access to Justice Benefit on Saturday, Nov. 5 at the Independence Seaport Museum at 7 p.m., with a VIP reception at 6 p.m., will help those struggling with poverty, abuse, and discrimination to have access to the full range of legal services…READ MORE
Volunteers Needed: Legal Line Nov. 16
LegalLine is looking for a few more volunteers for the October Legal Line this Wednesday, Nov. 16 from 5-8 p.m. You'll be fed! Email Erin Lamb to let her know you'll volunteer.
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.
As an added benefit, Philadelphia Bar Association members will be able to receive six free CLE credits that will be offered as three, two-credit courses on dates to be announced. Featured Philadelphia Bar Association CLE
CLE - Philadelphia's Sweetened Beverage Tax Oct. 26
Hosted by the Tax Section
After several months of discussions Philadelphia has become only the second city and the biggest City in United States to enact a sweetened beverage tax. The tax is not just on sodas…READ MORE
CLE-Nuts & Bolts of Nonprofit Board Service Oct. 27
Hosted by the Young Lawyers Division as part of the Board Observer Program during National Pro Bono Week
This CLE will provide training on the basics of nonprofit board service, including charitable issues raised under state and federal laws for current board members…READ MORE
CLE - VIDEO ENCORE: Be the Judge, Be the Jury... Become An Arbitrator Nov. 3
If you missed the live presentation of this practical and entertaining presentation, you can attend this video encore and learn how to conduct your first or next arbitration
With more than 20,000 cases a year concluded at the arbitration level, the Compulsory Arbitration Program in Philadelphia County is one of the most successful programs of its kind in the nation…READ MORE
CLE - Ethics and Incorporating New Technologies in Your Law Nov. 17
Hosted by the Law Practice Management Committee
In business development conversations with colleagues, digital marketing is inevitably injected into the conversation as an integral part of a successful overall marketing plan. "Techy" or not, digital marketing remains a challenge for attorneys to implement given the limited amount of resources including the attorney's time and money…READ MORE
Full course calendar here.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.