Media Kit and Advertising Opportunities
If you are a would-be advertiser, click here for our Media Kit and information on advertising opportunities in PBA publications.
The Pennsylvania Lawyer Magazine
The Pennsylvania Lawyer magazine is Pennsylvania's only statewide magazine for lawyers. It is free with PBA membership and costs $30 per year for non-members. With a circulation of 30,000, it is mailed six times a year to lawyers in practice both in Pennsylvania and outside the commonwealth. The magazine provides members with the latest information on law practice-related trends and developments in the legal profession. Feature articles by lawyers and professional writers are presented in an "accessible" newsmagazine design. Regular columns cover ethics, writing tips, legislative reports and legal technology.
Pennsylvania Bar News
The Pennsylvania Bar News, free with your PBA membership, is the PBA's bi-weekly newspaper, features summaries of federal, state and local court opinions to keep members informed of the latest legal decisions. Members also get substantive analysis of developments in various areas of legal practice, plus the latest legislative news from Capitol Hill, ethics advice, law practice management tips, CLE updates and news on PBA activities.
Pennsylvania Bar Association Quarterly
The Pennsylvania Bar Association Quarterly free with your PBA membership, contains comprehensive articles focusing on a wide range of contemporary law. Articles are written by lawyers in scholarly style, complete with appropriate reference citations and presented in a legal academic format.
The PBA e-brief is the PBA's periodic electronic newsletter and another important member benefit that can help you survive and thrive in today's workplace, offering details about events, CLE sessions and the many benefits of PBA membership. It's easy to sign-up if you are a PBA member who is not receiving the PBA e-brief. Just send an email indicating your email address, with the words member email address update in the subject line, to firstname.lastname@example.org. The PBA does not share this email information. If you're already receiving this electronic publication, click here for access to the PBA e-newsletter archive.
PBA Lawyers Directory & Product Guide
One of the PBA's most popular publications, the PBA Lawyers Directory & Product Guide, is published annually and contains more than 60,000 names, addresses and phone and fax numbers of lawyers licensed to practice in Pennsylvania. Also included: county rosters of local judges and officials, special sections on state and federal agencies, officials, courts and judicial personnel, a compilation of law-related organizations and listings of all Pennsylvania district justices. The directory is also available in an online format, which features searches at your fingertips for 60,000 lawyers and their law firms; up-to-date information on all local, state and federal courts, including district justices; special legal products and services guide; online access right from your computer. Click here to order the hardcopy directory. Click here to order the online version.
"At Issue" is a newsletter published by the PBA Young Lawyers Division, informing PBA/YLD members of the current legal news and keeping them abreast of legal trends and opinions.
The "County Line"
The "County Line" is a newsletter for county bar leadership and executive directors to communicate the activities of the PBA and other county bar associations.
PBA Section Newsletters
Publications focusing on particular areas are offered by many of the PBA sections. Most of these newsletters are provided free to members of the section. Sections offering newsletters include: Administrative Law; Business Law; Civil Litigation; Criminal Law; Elder Law; Environmental, Mineral and Natural Resources Law; Family Law; Intellectual Property Law; Municipal Law; Real Property, Probate and Trust Law; Solo and Small Firm Practice; Tax Law; and Workers' Compensation Law. Click here for more information on PBA sections.
Consumer Legal Information Pamphlets
This popular pamphlet series on consumer legal issues helps Pennsylvanians better understand their legal rights. The pamphlets are written in layman's terms on a variety of important legal topics. Members of the public may obtain a free copy of one or more of the pamphlets by calling the PBA Member Service Center at 1-800-932-0311. Each pamphlet may be purchased in sets of 25 for $10 (plus tax). PBA members receive a discount on the pamphlets and may order them for $6 (plus tax) per set of 25. The pamphlets are designed to fit into brochure display cases for use in office reception rooms. Click here for information on the individual pamphlets. Click here for order form or order online.
Legal Guide for Senior Citizens
The PBA Senior Lawyers Committee publishes A Guide to Legal Issues for Pennsylvania Senior Citizens, which provides valuable information to senior citizens on a variety of legal topics.
Manual Concerning the Unauthorized Practice of Law: Order online.