Ethics Handbook, Fifth Edition, from PBI
The latest edition of the Pennsylvania Ethics Handbook incorporates the latest amendments to the Pennsylvania Rules of Professional Conduct (RPC), including those dealing with the medical-marijuana industry, the buying and selling of a practice and the use of technology and protecting confidentiality in electronic communications. Get more information and order on the PBI website.
Submissions Sought for Pennsylvania Bar Association Quarterly
The PBA is seeking proposals for articles for the Pennsylvania Bar Association Quarterly, a scholarly journal of analysis and opinion regarding substantive legal issues and developments. Read the writer guidelines and find submission information here.
Supreme Court Advisory-Group Vacancies, Applications
For information on the latest vacancies on advisory groups of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, go to the Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania website.
PBA's Exclusive Member-to-Member Connection
This free statewide service allows PBA members to search for other members by specific areas of practice and geographic locations. Try it now – go to the Member-to-Member Connection. Make the most of the service by ensuring that your areas of practice are up to date. Click on the Member Login link at the top right of this webpage. After entering your username and password, look for the Update My Information link under the My Dashboard heading on the left side of the screen.
Be Alert to Email Scams
If you receive what seems to be a fraudulent email, it should be deleted unopened, as it likely contains malicious software. In the past, PBA members have reported receiving scam emails from would-be "clients" and from others claiming to represent the Disciplinary Board or IRS. Concerned members, click here to file a complaint with the Internet Crime Complaint Center, and read more about IRS-related "phishing" and how to report it here.
PBA members can help preserve the association's historic buildings in Harrisburg by purchasing an engraved stone in the PBA Preservation Walk. Get the project brochure
and order form.
Lawyers Saluting Veterans Program
The PBA is recruiting lawyer-volunteers for the Lawyers Saluting Veterans program coordinated by the
PBA Pro Bono Office
Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee.
Military veterans and lawyer volunteers interested in the program,
Contacting or Becoming an Advertiser in PBA Publications
Click here for the online list of and links to display advertisers featured in the latest issue of The Pennsylvania Lawyer magazine. Click on the following links for information on and links to classified advertisers in the latest issues of the
Lawyer magazine and the
Pennsylvania Bar News biweekly newspaper. Would-be display advertisers,
for information about getting your ad in PBA publications. For information on placing a classified ad in PBA publications, call 800-932-0311, ext. 2226.
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