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Chancellors Reception

All members of the Philadelphia legal community are invited to a complimentary reception in honor of Rochelle M. Fedullo, 92nd Chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association, Monday, Jan. 7 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom of The Bellevue Hotel.

Join us in wishing Shelli, a partner at Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP, good luck in the year ahead and enjoy the company of your friends and colleagues in the legal community. Registration is requestedREAD MORE

FREE CLE Course
Conflicts of Interests - Current Cases, Hot Topics, Best Practices and Tips for Obtaining Informed Consents
(2 ETH)

FREE CLE for Philadelphia Bar Association Members in good standing.

This interactive program will explore common issues that arise around conflicts of interest in the practice of law. Using hypothetical scenarios as a launching point, panelists will provide an overview of the relevant Pennsylvania Rules of Professional Responsibility as they are applied. Panelists will refer to recent developments in the case law, guidance opinions and other resources. The discussion will conclude with a review of the consequences for failure to identify and address conflicts of interest.

VIDEO ENCORE: Friday, Dec. 28, 9:00 - 11:00 a.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.

Featured Philadelphia Bar Association CLE

Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018
9:30 - 11:00 a.m.

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

This engaging and practical video-encore 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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Friday, Dec. 28, 2018
12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

VIDEO ENCORE: 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 60 percent of the world's work force works at least one day a week away from the office and that more than 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 the following challenges, among others: immigration and visas, tax nexus, foreign worker compensation and other insurance issues, management and productivity, and organizational policy issues.

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Full course calendar here.

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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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