WHEREAS, the Philadelphia Bar Association provides Continuing Legal Education through its contracted provider, the Pennsylvania Bar Institute; and,
WHEREAS, the Pennsylvania Bar Institute currently provides discounts to Philadelphia Bar Association members who take PBI courses; and
WHEREAS, Sections of the Philadelphia Bar Association help provide the Pennsylvania Bar Institute with substantive suggestions and instructors in providing Continuing Legal Education; and,
WHEREAS, it is recognized that these courses are of great value to the greater Philadelphia legal community and specifically to the members of the individual Sections; and,
WHEREAS, the Philadelphia Bar Association seeks to provide increased benefits to the membership of the Philadelphia Bar Association.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Governors of the Philadelphia Bar Association reserves up to $40,000 of Association funds to help provide additional discounts to Section members for Section-sponsored Continuing Legal Education programs provided by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute.
AND FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED that the Executive Director is directed to conclude arrangements with the administrative officers of the Pennsylvania Bar Institute to provide for additional financial discounts to Philadelphia Bar Association Section members for the provision of Section-sponsored Continuing Legal Education programs.PHILADELPHIA BAR ASSOCIATION