8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

1. Decision Points and Defining Moments –Kick-off Session

“When something bad happens you have three choices. You can let it define you, let it destroy you, or you can let it strengthen you.” Theodor Seuss Geisel


9:25 a.m. – 10:25 a.m.

1. Your Year as Bar Leader

“A leader’s job is to look into the future and see the organization, not as it is, but as it should be.” Jack Welch

CCBL Moderator


2. Civility, the Virtual Practice of Law and Beyond

(1 Ethics CLE)

“Civility isn’t just the absence of incivility. Civility in the fullest sense requires something more: positive gestures of respect, dignity, courtesy, or kindness that lift people up.” Christine Porath

CCBL Moderators


10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

County Bar President Roundtable

Moderated by PBA President David E. Schwager

11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.

1. Learning from the Past to Create a Better Future

(eligible for 1 ethics CLE)

“We are leaders, not promoters of the status quo.” Danielle Conway

CCBL Moderators:


1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

1. Moving your Member Association Forward – Post COVID-19

(This session does not qualify for CLE)

“You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.” Martin Luther King Jr.

CCBL Moderators:


  • Jennifer Lewin, Deputy Director, Division for Bar Services, American Bar Association

2. Beyond Board Basics: Role of Good Governance and Financial Understanding for Board Leaders

(eligible for 1 substantive CLE)

“A budget is a financial plan to control future operations and results.” Jae K. Shim

CCBL Moderator:


  • Laura N. Solomon, Laura Solomon & Associates
  • Elizabeth Pilacik, CPA, Instructor, Nonprofit Center, LaSalle University School of Business; Director of Audit and Accounting, Kreischer Miller

3:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

1. How Winning is Done!

(This session does not qualify for CLE)

“The world ain’t all sunshine and rainbows. It’s a very mean and nasty place and I don’t care how tough you are it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it. . . . [Life is] about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward. How much you can take and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done!”

CCBL Moderator:

  • Michael B. Jones, MUTJ Law; Chair, Pennsylvania Bar Foundation Strategic Planning Task Force


  • Tameka Altadonna, Pennsylvania Bar Foundation
  • Stephanie Cory, CAP®, CFRE
  • Sophie Penney, Ph.D., Founder and President, i5 Fundraising Senior Program Coordinator; Lecturer, Penn State University

2.Corona is not the only virus we need to prepare for. How to prepare yourself, your firm and your bar association for cyber threats and attacks

This session qualifies for 1 ethics CLE and for the USI/CNA insurance discount if applicable

“Our future success is directly proportional to our ability to understand, adopt and integrate new technology into our work.” Sukant Ratnakar

CCBL Moderators:




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