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Set to receive awards during the PBA Virtual Annual Meeting, May 19-21: Selina J. Shultz, Alternative Dispute Resolution Award; Carla Schiff Donnelly, WIP Lynette Norton Award; Dusty Elias Kirk, WIP Anne X. Alpern Award; Griesing Law LLC and Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox LLP, WIP H. Robert Fiebach Awards for the Promotion of Women in the Law; Riley H. Ross III, Civil and Equal Rights Champion Award; Donald F. Smith, Diana K. Ingersoll and MidPenn Legal Services, Altoona, Louis J. Goffman Awards; Thomas W. Ude Jr., LGBTQ+ Public Policy Award; Jennifer DiVeterano Gayle, Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section Trailblazer Award; Justin D. Beck will be recognized for receiving the ABA TIPS Workers' Compensation and Employers' Liability Law Committee Rising Star Award and nine Pennsylvania law students will receive the Professor Louis Del Duca Memorial Award in Business Law.
PBA President Kathleen D. Wilkinson has issued a statement to members about the April 27 resignation of the association’s 2020-21 president. Also, read the earlier statement from PBA Executive Director Barry M. Simpson.
Chief Justice of Pennsylvania Max Baer joined with PBA President Kathleen Wilkinson to encourage all lawyers to make a commitment to provide pro bono service through direct representation and financial support. Read the letter directed to nearly 75,000 Pennsylvania registered lawyers.
Remote bar exam: Connecting bar applicants with testing spaces
It’s critical that every bar applicant taking the remote bar exam July 26-28 has equal access to adequate testing space. The PBA has again partnered with the Board of Law Examiners to help connect lawyer candidates with rooms with stable Wi-Fi connections. If your firm has a space to offer, please complete this form by May 31. (Candidates may also need access to a computer with a camera, if available.) Click here if you need a space for the exam. Get more information.