Candidates for YLD Executive Committee: Vote Online Until TOMORROW, Dec. 7 at 5:30 p.m.
This year, nine candidates are seeking election to seven seats available on the YLD Executive Committee. Committee members serve three-year terms.
Members received their ballots in an email on Monday, Nov. 21 with instructions. Online voting will end on Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 5:30 p.m. Only members in good standing of the Association's Young Lawyers Division may cast votes in this election. Attorneys are members of the Division if (1) they have not yet reached or reached the age of 37, or (2) they have not yet reached or reached the third anniversary of their first admission to the bar of any state.
Candidates for office are:
- Robert H. Bender Jr.
- Eli H. Klein
- Negar M. Kordestani
- Hillary N. Ladov
- Catelyn McDonough
- Jason W. Poore
- Stephanie Stecklair
- Andre J. Webb
- Michael C. Witsch
For more information on the candidates, click here.
Reminder: 2016 Annual Meeting Introducing Our 90th Chancellor Deborah R. Gross Dec. 7
Join us at the 2016 Annual Meeting Luncheon, introducing our 90th Chancellor Deborah R. Gross, in the Grand Ballroom at Hyatt at The Bellevue on Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 12 p.m.
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 - Preparing to Win a Trial and Litigation Trends: Perspectives from Plaintiffs’ and Defense Counsel Dec. 13
Co-Presented by Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP and Anapol Weiss
The old maxim still holds true - you win a trial by planning for it from the first day of the litigation.
This CLE program, presented by experienced litigators, provides three roundtable discussions on how to effectively and efficiently prepare for trial throughout crucial stages of litigation…READ MORE
CLE - Conducting Business with China: Navigating Law and Culture Dec. 14
This CLE programs will examine the realities of conducting business with the Chinese, seeing the similarities but more importantly the differences in the Chinese mindset regarding determining suitable business partners. Panelists will discuss the Chinese legal system and the potential traps for the unwary when considering that "once in a lifetime" deal…READ MORE
CLE - Commercial Litigation and Law Firm Funding Survey, Updates, and Recent Developments Dec. 15
Co-presented with Summit Legal Resources, LLC, Nationwide Litigation Funding, Inc., and Connolly Gallagher, LLP
The Philadelphia Bar Association is proud introduce this timely new CLE program delivers a detailed survey of the rapidly growing market of litigation funding and law firm financing by third-parties. This type of innovative financing is being utilized by boutique practices to large, national firms for cases that include contract breaches, business torts, intellectual property infringement, misappropriation of trade secrets, shareholder and consumer claims, and class actions and mass torts. Attorneys representing business clients and corporate counsel need to know how non-recourse funding works, and how it can be used to finance meritorious claims, manage firm, corporate and legal department budgets, and reduce the risk of loss…READ MORE
FREE CLE - Cybersecurity: How to Keep the Sky From Falling Dec. 16
This is the third FREE CLE for Philadelphia Bar Association members in good standing. This 2-hour CLE will examine the growing cybersecurity threats to firms' and its clients' data and how to thwart them. Gain a better understanding of how to mitigate cybersecurity risk and maximize the value of yours and your clients' data…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.