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2014 ELECTION CALENDAR
PHILADELPHIA BAR ASSOCIATION
Nov. 3 5 p.m. Deadline to withdraw from Election
Nov. 17 12 p.m. ELECTION FORUM - Board Members
Nov. 20 Ballots Mailed
Dec. 4 10 a.m. Deadline for Receipt of Mail Ballots
Dec. 9 8:30 a.m. ELECTION - Polls Open
Dec. 9 6 p.m. ELECTION - Polls Close

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Today's News

Statement of Philadelphia Bar Association Chancellor on Retirement of PA Supreme Court Justice Seamus P. McCaffery

Following the announcement of Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Seamus P. McCaffery’s retirement today, William P. Fedullo, Chancellor of the 13,000-member Philadelphia Bar Association, issued the following statement:

"In light of today's announcement, we hope this matter can now be put behind us so the Court can move forward with its work of dispensing justice, and public confidence in the judiciary and the rule of law can be preserved." | read more

Chancellor's Forum Nov. 10: Inside the Largest Single Gift in Drexel University's History

speaker image The Monday, Nov. 10 Chancellor's Forum will focus on discussing the future course for the Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law and the Thomas R. Kline Institute of Trial Advocacy. Both Kline and Dean Dennis will discuss the challenges in law school education and the unique path that the Kline School of Law is charting, with an emphasis on the place of Drexel University's Kline School of Law in the Philadelphia legal community and its relationship with the Philadelphia Bar Association | read more

Nov. 6 Chancellor's Forum With Penn State's Alley on Understanding Climate Change

speaker image We hear about climate change and its effects every day in the news, but how many of us really understand the science behind the news? Join us as we welcome Richard B. Alley, Ph. D., (pictured above) of Pennsylvania State University, who will discuss the science of climate change, how it occurs, what causes it, and what can be done to stop it at a Thursday, Nov. 6 Chancellor's Forum. | read more

Bar to Elect Officers Board Members Dec. 9

The Philadelphia Bar Association's Annual Election of officers and members of the Board of Governors will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 9 from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the Ballroom Level of the Park Hyatt Philadelphia at the Bellevue, Broad and Walnut streets. Officers to be elected are vice chancellor, secretary, assistant secretary, treasurer, assistant treasurer and five members of the Board of Governors for three-year terms. | read more

Statement of Philadelphia Bar Association Chancellor William P. Fedullo

William P. Fedullo, Chancellor of the 13,000-member Philadelphia Bar Association, today issued the following statement regarding emails involving sexually explicit material sent by or to Justice Seamus P. McCaffery: | read more

MyCase Webinar: The Forecast Calls for Clouds

In September, MyCase's Founder and VP of Product, Matt Spiegel, presented at a webinar, "The Forecast Calls for Clouds," hosted by the Philadelphia Bar Association. During the webinar, he provided an overview of cloud computing and explained how lawyers can safely and ethically use cloud computing to streamline their law practices, reduce costs, and increase productivity. | read more

Association Expresses Concern Over 'Severe Consequences' of Climate Change, Convenes Chancellor's Forum

The Board of Governors of the 13,000-member Philadelphia Bar Association has unanimously adopted a resolution supporting action on climate change, calling on the U.S. Congress, the Pennsylvania General Assembly and local governments to specifically promote policies, such as carbon pricing, to reduce the use of fossil fuels and greenhouse gas emissions. | read more

Statement by Chancellor William P. Fedullo on Thomas R. Kline's Donation to Drexel Law

William P. Fedullo, Chancellor of the 13,000-member Philadelphia Bar Association, today applauded the donation made by Philadelphia trial attorney Thomas R. Kline to Drexel University School of Law (now the Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law) this week, calling it "a remarkable gift that will advance the skills of future generations of attorneys in a city known as the birthplace of law in America." | read more

Bench-Bar Scholarships Available by Lottery

Scholarships to the 2014 Bench-Bar & Annual Conference, Oct. 17-18 at Borgata in Atlantic City, N.J., are available by lottery to Philadelphia Bar Association members who are public interest or government service attorneys. | read more

Ginsburg Essay Entry Deadline is October 3

Entries are now being accepted for the Philadelphia Bar Association's 2014 Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Pursuit of Justice Legal Writing Competition. | read more

Bar Association Chancellor: Senate Proposal 'An Unacceptable Attack on Pennsylvanians' Access to Justice'

Expressing "deep concern" over proposed legislation that would slash the number of judicial seats on both the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and Superior Court of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Bar Association Chancellor William P. Fedullo called the measure – Senate Bill 324 – "an unacceptable attack on Pennsylvanians' access to justice" that would deal a "huge blow" to a court system that is already one of the nation's busiest. | read more

The School District of Philadelphia Support Our Schools Campaign

The Support Our Schools Campaign is designed to partner law firms, lawyers and other interested individuals and organizations with one of more than 200 Philadelphia public schools, serving more than 135,000 children daily. | read more

Get One Month Free with Lawyer Profiles

Association members can now showcase their professional profile on the website of the oldest association of lawyers in the United States and receive one month free. | read more

Bar Association Launching Online Classified Advertising

Attorneys looking for jobs and employers looking to fill vacancies will have a new resource available on the Philadelphia Bar Association website. | read more

Philadelphia Bar Association Historical Society Launches "Chancellors of the Philadelphia Bar Association" Highlights Video

The Philadelphia Bar Association Historical Society unveiled on Sept. 22 a "highlights" video of interviews with past Chancellors of the Association as part of its 2010 Chancellors' video project. | read more

Free One-Year Bar Memberships Now Available

Attorneys working full-time for a federal, state or local governmental agency or a public interest agency who have never before been members of the Philadelphia Bar Association are now eligible for a free-one year membership in the Association. | read more