YLD Holiday Party, Gift Drive Dec. 12 at Brü Philly

The Young Lawyers Division Annual Holiday Party, Award Ceremony and Gift Drive is Thursday, Dec. 12 at Brü Philly, 1318 Chestnut St., from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m...READ MORE

MBA Concepts for Lawyers Dec. 4

Get a one-day crash course on the legal impact of business operations on your individual and corporate clients at PBI's "MBA Concepts for Lawyers" on Wednesday, Dec. 4. The principles you will learn about are constant and apply to family businesses as well as huge multinationals. Pick up practical techniques for reading a balance sheet, income statement and statement of cash flows - helping you to spot vital financial and legal issues. Click here to register.

Affinity Bar Association Holiday Party
Dec. 18 at Chima

The annual Joint Affinity Bar Association Holiday Party will be held Wednesday, Dec. 18 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Chima Brazilian Steakhouse, 1901 JFK Blvd. The event will feature appetizers, meat carving station, cash bar and an opportunity to network with some awesome lawyers! The event is sponsored by Asian Pacific American Bar Association-PA; The Barristers' Association; Gay and Lesbian Lawyers of Philadelphia; Hispanic Bar Association-PA; NBA Women Lawyers Division; Philadelphia Bar Association; and South Asian Bar Association. There is no charge to attend. APABA-PA will be collecting donations for Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts.


YLD Holiday Party, Gift Drive Dec. 12 at Brü Philly

The Young Lawyers Division Annual Holiday Party, Award Ceremony and Gift Drive is Thursday, Dec. 12 at Brü Philly, 1318 Chestnut St., from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

The events features the presentations of The Craig M. Perry Service Award to Alex Braden of Reed Smith LLP; The F. Sean Peretta Service Award to Samuel Reed III, Teacher/Consultant, The Philadelphia Writing Project, Teacher, Beeber Middle School; and The Vision Award to White and Williams LLP. Celebrate the end of the year with holiday cheer and friends of the YLD. Help support Project HOME and Cradles to Crayons and bring an unwrapped toy or gift or make a monetary donation!

Tickets are $45 for YLD members, $55 for Association members, $35 for YLD public interest or government employee members, $25 for law student members and $75 for non-members. Tickets include open bar and buffet stations. Click here to register by Tuesday, Dec. 10.

Morgan Lewis' Chair-Elect McKeon on Leadership Dec. 5

Jami Wintz McKeon is Chair-Elect of Morgan Lewis and practice group leader of the firm's Litigation Practice. She is responsible for the strategic and day-to-day operation of the Litigation Practice, made up of 700 litigators in 25 global offices. Join us on Thursday, Dec. 5 for a conversation with McKeon at our Chancellor's Leadership Institute program.

Morgan Lewis announced on Oct. 1 that the firm's partnership elected McKeon to suceed Francis M. Milone as Chair of the firm. McKeon will serve as Morgan Lewis's first woman Chair. Her five-year term begins Oct. 1, 2014 after a one-year transition.

The program begins at 12 p.m. in the 11th floor Conference Center at the Philadelphia Bar Association, 1101 Market St. There is no cost to attend this program. Lunch is available for $8 for members of the Philadelphia Bar Association and $12 for non-members. Cancellations require 24 hours notice. Click here to register for lunch.

YLD Executive Committee Candidates Unopposed

There being no opposition in the Tuesday, Dec. 10 election for the YLD Executive Committee, a unanimous ballot will be cast for these individuals who will be elected to the Executive Committee as noted: Katie L. Bailey, Vincent N. Barbera, Grant Berger, Melanie S. Carter, Leo M. Mulvihill Jr., Brandon R. Sher and Keely James Stewart.

U.S. District Court Senior Judge Norma L. Shapiro will be presented with the Justice William J. Brennan Jr. Distinguished Jurist Award and former Chancellor Sayde J. Ladov will receive the PNC Achievement Award at the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Annual Meeting Luncheon on Tuesday, Dec. 10.

Chancellor-Elect William P. Fedullo, of counsel to Rosen, Schafer & DiMeo LLP, will outline his plans for 2014 at the Annual Meeting Luncheon on Tuesday, Dec. 10, which begins at 12 p.m. at the Hyatt at The Bellevue, Broad and Walnut streets. Click here for tickets.