Legal lessons learned during pandemic captured in multi-organization report
The PBA Joint Task Force on Continuity of Delivery of Legal Services has issued a report that identifies practices to assure legal services continue so that citizens have access to justice for the duration of the pandemic and future emergencies. Read the news release. Read the report.
PBA President issues statement on Chief Justice Saylor’s retirement transition plan
Pennsylvania Chief Justice Thomas G. Saylor has announced that he will transfer leadership of the court to Justice Max Baer on April 1. Read PBA President David Schwager’s statement.
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And the award goes to …
Denise M. Burdge, executive director, Monroe County Bar Association, receiving the annual Arthur J. Birdsall Award; York County lawyer William Hoffmeyer presented with Chief Justice John P. Flaherty Award; and 20 county bar associations from across the state receiving County Bar Recognition Awards during the 55th Annual Seminar of the Conference of County Bar Leaders on Feb. 25. Read the news releases.
PBA ethics opinion provides guidance on lawyers’ use of COVID-19 waivers with clients.
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