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 27
via videoconference

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court, along with the Pa. Dept. of Human Services, will host a virtual roundtable aimed at learning about court experiences from individuals with an ASD. Get more information and register.

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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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.

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.

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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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