News Releases

PBA Past President Matthew J. Creme Jr. has been awarded the Pennsylvania Bar Medal, the highest honor conferred by the association. Read the news release.

The Pa. Supreme Court, through its court administrator, has issued a reminder that judges should uniformly adhere to applicable CDC guidelines. PBA President Schwager is reminding lawyers to also comply. Read the news release.

As counties across the state begin to reopen some businesses and loosen some restrictions, PBA President David E. Schwager issues guidance and reminders of resources for members.

For information regarding news releases, contact PBA Communications Manager Suzanne Cibotti at 800-932-0311, ext. 2247, or Communications Director Jeff Gingerich at 800-932-0311, ext. 2216.

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2021 Dues Waiver/Periodic Payment Request deadline approaching

Requests for 2021 PBA dues waivers/periodic payments must be received by Jan. 31, 2021. Dues waivers/periodic payments will be granted only on the basis of medical disability or other hardship that adversely impacts your ability to pay membership dues. Contact PBA Member Services at 800-932-0311 or for more information or to request a form.

The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania welcomes interest from members of the public in serving on its advisory boards and independent agencies and is committed to ensuring diversity in its appointments. Read more.

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.

Now in the PBA Career Center, you can access materials to assist with career development and connect with expert career coaches who can answer your questions and help prepare you for a job search. The PBA Career Center also offers a free Resume Critique Service. Within a few days of submitting your resume, you’ll receive an evaluation outlining your strengths and weaknesses, and suggestions to ensure you have the best chance of landing an interview. Explore the Career Center resources.



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