YLD Comedy Night with Adam Ferrara
May 9 at Helium Benefits Bar Foundation

The YLD will present an Evening of Comedy that Cares on Thursday, May 9 at Helium Comedy Club with Adam Ferrara, star of hit TV shows including "Top Gear" and "Rescue Me."...READ MORE

Drexel Law Diversity Week Award Reception March 6

David Rosenblum, legal director of the Mazzoni Center, which provides a wide range of services to members of the LGBT community, will be honored for his service on Wednesday, March 6 at Drexel University Earle Mack School of Law at 6 p.m. YLD Chair Aneesh Mehta will be a featured speaker at the program. Click here for more information.

How to Litigate a School Bullying Case

Few lawyers earn their living defending bullied children, but any one of us may be called upon to do this. Perhaps a colleague's child, or our own, is a target. The situation can be heart-wrenching. As a lawyer, you can do something. "How to Litigate a School Bullying Case," designed by the Public Interest Section, will enable you hone your lawyering skills to advocate for children who have been bullied. This 3 CLE credit program will be held Friday, April 12. Click here to register.


Networking Happy Hour March 7 at McCormick & Schmick's

Join the Young Lawyers Division and The Philadelphia Association of Paralegals at our Networking Happy Hour on Thursday, March 7 at McCormick & Schmick's, 1 S. Broad St. The first 50 people to arrive will receive a drink ticket. Happy hour specials will be available from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. with complimentary appetizers.

Bring your paralegal or a new YLD member to be entered into a drawing for a $50 gift card to McCormick & Schmick's. New attorneys who join that night will also be entered into a drawing for a $50 gift card. Paralegals will be able to join PAP for only $40 in honor of PAP's 40th Anniversary, or to join both the Bar and PAP for just $100. Love Court Reporting will pay $40 of each membership. Sponsors for the event are Thomson Reuters and Love Court Reporting, Inc.

YLD Comedy Night with Adam Ferrara May 9 at Helium

The Young Lawyers Division will present an Evening of Comedy that Cares on Thursday, May 9 at Helium Comedy Club with comedian Adam Ferrara, star of hit TV shows including "Top Gear" and "Rescue Me."

Ferrara is an acclaimed comedian, who starred on the Emmy-nominated hit FX show "Rescue Me" and appeared opposite Kevin James in the theatrical feature "Paul Blart: Mall Cop." A regular comedian on various hit talk shows including "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," "Late Show with David Letterman" and "The View and Rachael Ray," Ferrara has been dubbed "hilarious" by "Entertainment Weekly" and is a two-time nominee for best male stand-up by the American Comedy Awards.

The event includes open bar and a buffet dinner. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. Helium Comedy Club is located at 2031 Sansom St. The early bird deadline to purchase tickets is Thursday, April 25. The last day to purchase tickets is Tuesday, May 7. The event will benefit the Philadelphia Bar Foundation. Click here to purchase tickets.

UPS General Counsel McClure is March 11 Quarterly Meeting Speaker

Teri Plummer McClure, senior vice president of legal, compliance, audit & public affairs and general counsel and corporate secretary at UPS, will be the keynote speaker at the Philadelphia Bar Association's Monday, March 11 Quarterly Meeting and Luncheon.

The Bar Association will also present the Justice Sonia Sotomayor Diversity Award to the Philadelphia Diversity Law Group. The award publicly acknowledges, recognizes and honors an individual or entity that has demonstrated a strong commitment, and has made a substantial contribution, to diversity and promoting full and equal participation and inclusion in the legal profession. Also at the event, Immediate-Past Chancellor John E. Savoth will be presented with a gold box, an exact replica of the one presented to Andrew Hamilton for his defense of John Peter Zenger in 1735. The gold box is presented annually to the immediate-past Chancellor and is inscribed with the message "acquired not by money, but by character."

In her role at UPS, McClure oversees all ethics and compliance, audit and legal initiatives in more than 220 countries and territories where the company does business, and advises and supports the UPS Board of Directors. McClure also leads UPS worldwide public affairs and government relations efforts advocating increased global trade, stronger business competitiveness, and improved economic growth worldwide, among many other public policies.

The March 11 Quarterly Meeting & Luncheon begins at 12 p.m. at the Hyatt at The Bellevue, Broad and Walnut streets. Click here to purchase tickets. The event is sponsored by Love Court Reporting.

Trailblazing Women in Government, Business March 14

Join us for our next Philadelphia Bar Association Chancellor's Leadership Institute program, as we hear from a panel of trailblazing women lawyers in government and business who will share their personal journey and reflections on leadership, followed by an audience Q&A. Afterward, please join us for a light reception with our panel members, sponsored by our event host, Fox Rothschild LLP.

Speakers include Risa Vetri Ferman, District Attorney, Montgomery County; Pennsylvania state Rep. Kate M. Harper; Hon. Renee Cardwell Hughes, chief executive officer, American Red Cross of Southeastern PA; and Kathy Manderino, senior vice president, Interact.

Created by Chancellor Kathleen D. Wilkinson, the Chancellor's Leadership Institute provides ongoing substantive programming aimed at assisting and developing leadership skills and tools for women attorneys, attorneys of diverse backgrounds and young lawyers so they can succeed in their careers. The Institute harnesses the wisdom and experience of some of our region's top legal minds and business leaders.

The event is free and open to all members of the Philadelphia Bar Association. RSVP is required. Deadline to RSVP is Monday, March 11. To RSVP, click here.