PBA is advocating for lawyers
The PBA is advocating for you in these extraordinary circumstances, including providing information issued by the executive, judicial and legislative branches. Read the Supreme Court’s recent per curiam order and concurring and dissenting statement. Read the Pa. Dept. of State’s statement regarding in-person requirement suspension for court reporters.
PBA Annual Meeting postponed
All face-to-face meetings and events associated with the May 6-8 PBA Annual Meeting have been postponed because of COVID-19. The May 6 Board of Governors meeting will be held by videoconference or other remote means. The House of Delegates meeting may be held on May 8 by remote means or may be held at a later date. Check back for more information.
PBA president forms COVID-19 task force
PBA President Anne John has formed a COVID-19 task force to monitor the impact of the coronavirus on the legal profession, prepare appropriate responses (including legislative initiatives), address members’ concerns and develop programs. Michael B. Jones of Aliquippa is chairing the group. More details to follow.
PBA dues waiver period extended until June 30
In light of the coronavirus and the likelihood that members will experience financial, medical and other hardships, the PBA Board of Governors has extended the dues waiver request period for unpaid 2020 dues until June 30. Get the form.
In an effort to help you manage your costs during coronavirus-related office closures, PBI is offering all on-demand CLE programs and webinars, including resources designed to help you and your firm deal with the COVID-19 outbreak, at a 35% discount, through Aug. 31. Use code ONLINE35 at checkout.