Oct. 29
Live Webcast

Former Congressman and Majority Leader Dick Gephardt, former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security and Gov. Tom Ridge and constitutional lawyer Mary McCord of Georgetown Law School discuss election challenges and solutions, moderated by PBA President David Schwager. Get more information and register online.

Oct. 29
webcast

A live, webcast version of the Avoiding Legal Malpractice program traditionally provided at county events by the PBA Professional Liability Committee. Get more information, including CLE credits and malpractice insurance discount information, and register online.

Nov. 2
webcast

Sponsored by the Collaborative Law Committee. Get more information and register online.

Nov. 6

Featuring presentation of the 2020 Anne X. Alpern Award to Elizabeth C. “Lisa” Detwiler, the 2020 Lynette Norton Award to Maraleen D. Shields and the 2020 H. Robert Fiebach Promotion of Women in the Law Awards, business meeting and a group book discussion and happy hour. Get more information and register online.

Nov. 12
Webcast

A special collaboration between the Pennsylvania Medical Society and the PBA. Get more information and register online.

More Events

PBA-supported measure for remote notarization expected to become law

HB 2370 unanimously passed the House on Oct. 21 and is now on Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk awaiting his approval. The PBA-supported bill establishes remote notarization during nonemergency periods. Read the bill.

The Pa. Supreme Court CLE Board has approved the PBA-crafted modification that expands the definition of live, in-person programming to include programming delivered via live webcast or other streaming technology during 2021. The CLE board’s temporary policy recognizes live online programming by accredited distance learning providers such as PBI as live (non-capped) credit towards lawyers’ CLE requirement. Learn more.

The Pa. Dept. of State offers five simple steps to make the voting experience smooth and successful. Read the guide.

Nov. 19
via Zoom

Don’t miss the virtual awards luncheon hosted by PBA President David Schwager and Immediate Past President Anne John. Registration is required to attend any meeting or the virtual awards luncheon. View the meeting schedule. Register online.

This month, the PBA, along with 26 county bar associations, will conduct a campaign about renter and homeowner rights, with a special focus on the impact from the pandemic. Get more information. Read the news release.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the related postponement of the bar exam, the PBA Covid-19 Task Force has initiated the PBA Project Board to help recent graduates gain paid short- and long-term professional assignments and to help members find the limited-time legal support they need. Go to the PBA Project Board.

COVID-19 tools and resources

The PBA COVID-19 Task Force has refreshed its informational tool, “Reopening Your Practice: Considerations from the Pennsylvania Bar Association” (member login required). The task force’s Resources Guide, updated regularly, provides links to federal information and programs to assist small businesses, and much more.

More News

New Video

As it celebrates its 125th anniversary and builds its collection of historical resources, past PBA Presidents Sara A. Austin and Sharon R. López look back at their time of leadership for The Legacy Project.

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