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.
PBA Treasurer and Pa. Bar Foundation (PBF) Keystone Society Fellow Jim Antoniono will blaze the Rachel Carson Trail on June 19 to benefit the PBF Birdsall Impact Grant, which provides funding to local bar associations, and the PBA Young Lawyers Division mock trial program. Click here for donation information.
Submissions sought for Pennsylvania Bar Association Quarterly
The PBA is seeking proposals for articles for the Pennsylvania Bar Association Quarterly, a scholarly journal of analysis and opinion regarding substantive legal issues and developments. Read the writer guidelines and find submission information here.
Volunteers needed for new pro bono initiative answering civil legal questions for Pennsylvanians
The PBA, in collaboration with ABA Free Legal Answers, is launching Pennsylvania Free Legal Answers and is seeking volunteer lawyers to participate in the program. Client questions will be solicited once enough lawyers have signed on to the site.