Unified Judicial System to return to pre-pandemic status
The Pa. Supreme Court has ordered that, effective July 6, the Unified Judicial System will return to pre-pandemic status and all courtrooms, judicial facilities, chambers and offices within the system will be opened and staffed by judges and other personnel. Read the order: https://bit.ly/3zNh02s
Pennsylvania Free Legal Answers, new pro bono initiative answering civil legal questions, launched
The PBA, in collaboration with ABA Free Legal Answers, has launched Pennsylvania Free Legal Answers. Client questions and attorney volunteers are both welcome at the site.
Bar exam candidates: Reserve a space to take the exam July 26-28
The PBA has partnered with the Board of Law Examiners to help connect bar applicants with rooms with stable Wi-Fi connections and will continually update the list of locations. Reserve a space by reaching out to the contact directly. If you work for a firm or organization with space to offer, sign up here.
U.S. Sens. Bob Casey (D-PA) and Pat Toomey (R-PA) are accepting applications from persons interested in being considered for appointment to the position of Federal District Court judge for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, which serves 33 counties from offices in Scranton, Harrisburg, Williamsport and Wilkes-Barre. The application deadline is July 8. Click here for more information.