April 19
via Zoom

Hear from candidates Commonwealth Court Judge J. Andrew Crompton, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Judge Lori A. Dumas, Amanda Green Hawkins, Allegheny County Judge David L. Spurgeon, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Judge Sierra Thomas Street and Stacy Sorokes Wallace. Cosponsored by the PBA. Get more information and register online.

April 20
via webcast

Cosponsored by the Civility in the Profession Committee. Get more information and register online.

April 21 & 22
via webcast

Sponsored by the Environmental and Energy Law Section and including presentation of the section’s Lifetime Achievement Award to Pittsburgh environmental attorney Mary Martha Truschel. Read the news release. Discount available for members. Get more information and register online.

April 29
via Zoom

Hosted by the Civil Litigation Section, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, Solo and Small Firm Section, WIP, Quality of Life Balance Committee, and the YLD. Get more information.

Pennsylvania Elections 2.0 2021
What Did We Learn and Where Do We Go From Here?
April 30
via webcast

Cosponsored by the Civil & Equal Rights Committee. Get more information and register online.

May 19-21
via videoconference

Including the Commission on Women in the Profession Annual Conference, Committee/Section Day, the virtual Awards Luncheon and concluding with the meeting of the House of Delegates. Download the meeting brochure and register online.

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The PBA Judicial Evaluation Commission (JEC) is continuing to rate candidates to fill seats on Pennsylvania appellate courts. Read the news release.

All Pennsylvania adults are eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

Get updated information, including a vaccination site locator, on the Pa. Dept. of Health’s COVID-19 vaccine webpage. Find more pandemic-related updates in the PBA COVID-19 Task Force’s Resources Guide. Also find a link to the Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania’s expansive list of orders, “COVID Cues: Tips for Enhancing Civility During Times of Crisis” and “Reopening Your Practice: Considerations from the PBA” (member login required).

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.) Get more information.

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 PBA President Schwager’s editorial sent to Pennsylvania newspapers. Watch Schwager discuss the report on “This Week in Pennsylvania.” 

The PBA and the Philadelphia Bar Association have issued a joint opinion on working remotely from another jurisdiction even if the lawyer is not licensed in that jurisdiction. Read the opinion.

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New Video

An interview with PBA President David Schwager on PCN’s On the Issues regarding the legal lessons learned during the pandemic. Aired on March 11, 2021 on PCN.

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