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. Schwager will discuss the report this Sunday, April 25, at 10 p.m. during Fox 56 News First at Ten, WOLF, Scranton-Wilkes-Barre.
Chief Justice of Pennsylvania Max Baer joined with PBA President David Schwager 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.
The PBA Judicial Evaluation Commission (JEC) is continuing to rate candidates to fill seats on Pennsylvania appellate courts. Read the news release.
Read the statement from President David E. Schwager.
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.