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Doubletree Hotel
Philadelphia, PA
April 6-7, 2000
(7 CLE Credits - 6 Substantive & 1 Ethics)


1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Economic Development (2 Substantive CLE Credits)
Moderator: Hon. Cynthia A. Baldwin, Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas,Pittsburgh
Speakers: Prof. Robert S. Barker, Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh
Monique Y. DeLapenha, Duane Morris & Heckscher, Philadelphia
Malcomn D. Pryor, Pryor McClendon Counts & Co., Inc., Philadelphia
Joseph K. Williams, III, Esq., Law Office of Joseph K. Williams, Pittsburgh

3:15 - 5:15 p.m.
Alternative Dispute Resolution (2 Substantive CLE Credits)
Moderator: Jettie D. Newkirk, Esq., Law Office of Jettie D. Newkirk, Philadelphia
Speakers: Anthony J. Hom, Esq., Hwang & Nix, PC, Philadelphia
John Paul Simpkins, Esq., Law Office of John Paul Simpkins, Philadelphia

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Networking Reception
Lifetime Achievement Award Presentation

Former Chief Justice Robert N. C. Nix, Jr., Retired, PA Supreme Court, Philadelphia
Presenter: Hon. Frederica A. Massiah-Jackson, Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia
Chairmanís Award for Judicial Independence Presentation
Hon. Horace A. Davenport, Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas, Norristown
Presenter: Lowell L. Thomas, Esq., Silverman Bernheim & Vogell, Philadelphia
Jazz Band: Les Powell Quartet


8:30 - 9:00 a.m.
Welcoming Remarks
PBA President Louis N. Teti, MacElree Harvey Gallagher Featherman & Sebastian, Exton
The Honorable John F. Street, Mayor of the City of Philadelphia

9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Affirmative Action, Hate Crimes and Diversity Update
(2 Substantive CLE Credits)
Moderator: Tsiwen M. Law, Esq., Hwang & Nix, PC, Philadelphia
Speakers: Prof. Phoebe A. Haddon, Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia
Emmanuel O. Iheukwumere, Esq., Eaton & McClellan, Philadelphia
Prof. Frank M. McClellan, Eaton & McClellan, Philadelphia
Prof. Lu-in Wang, University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh

9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Tips for Young Lawyers (co-sponsored by the YLD) (2 Substantive CLE Credits)
Moderator: Royce Morris, Goldberg Katzman & Shipman Harrisburg
Speakers: Hon. Kim Berkeley Clark, Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas, Pittsburgh
Hon. Renee Cardwell Hughes,Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia
Alan J. Marks, Esq., Meyer Darragh Buckler Bebenek & Eck, Pittsuburgh

11:15 - 12:30 p.m.
Stress Management (1 Ethics CLE Credits)
Moderator: Stephanie F. Latimore, Esq., Legislative Reference Bureau, Harrisburg
Speakers: Kenneth Hagreen, Esq., Director, Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers, Camp Hill
Pamela F. Cross, Esq., Office of the Budget, Harrisburg
Amiram Elwork, Phd., The Vorkell Group, Philadelphia

12:30 - 2:45 p.m
Invocation: Pamela F. Cross, Esq., Office of the Budget, Harrisburg
Remarks by: Carl G. Cooper, Esq., Urban Redevelopment Authority, Pittsburgh
Keynote Speaker: Cheryl D. Mills, Esq., Former Deputy Counsel to U.S. President, New York

2:45 - 4:45 p.m.
Meet the Judges: Tips & Insights (non-CLE)
Moderator: Hon. Livingstone Johnson,Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas,Pittsburgh
Hon. Timothy K. Lewis, Buchanan Ingersoll PC, Pittsburgh
Speakers: Hon. Nitza I. Quinones Alejandro, Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia
Hon. James T. Giles, Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of PA, Philadelphia
Hon. Doris A. Smith, PA Commonwealth Court, Philadelphia

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