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Today's News

Nominees for Comisky-DiBona Award Due by Sept. 8

The Justinian Society and the Louis D. Brandeis Law Society Foundation are seeking nominations for the Lifetime Achievement Award in Memory of Marvin Comisky and Judge G. Fred DiBona, which, if a nominee is selected, will be awarded at the Philadelphia Bar Association's Bench-Bar & Annual Conference on Friday, Oct. 17, at Borgata in Atlantic City, N.J. | 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

Deep Discount in Court Reporting for July & August

Our vendor partner, Love Court Reporting is providing an extra 10% off their already discounted member rates for the months of July and August only. This applies to the stenography portion only on depositions or hearings. This can take place in PA, NJ or DE. Please see their full program on the Bar website. Scheduling can be done by visiting their website at Lovecourtreporting.com, emailing at schedule@lovecourtreporting.com or calling 215-568-5599. | read more

Chancellor Praises U.S. District Court Ruling Striking Down Pennsylvania’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban, Urges No Appeal of Landmark Decision

William P. Fedullo, Chancellor of the 13,000-member Philadelphia Bar Association, today called the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania's May 20 ruling striking down Pennsylvania's ban on same-sex marriage a decision that "brings Pennsylvania into the 21st century." The Chancellor urged the Corbett administration not to appeal the ruling "so that those who have suffered from inequality under the law can at long last enjoy the full protections that the Constitution guarantees." | read more

Statewide Coalition Report Details Growing Crisis in Meeting Critical Legal Needs of Low-Income Pennsylvanians

Urges creation of new commission
A report released today by the Pennsylvania Civil Legal Justice Coalition concludes that the staggering number of unrepresented low-income litigants in civil legal matters adversely impacts the quality of justice for all parties in Pennsylvania courts, negatively impacts the courts' administration of justice and undermines the rule of law. | read more

Remembering the Legacy: Brown v. Board of Education - 60 Years Later

As May marks the 60th anniversary of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision, join members of the Philadelphia Bar Association and The Barristers' Association of Philadelphia as we host a commemorative event in honor of this historic occasion. | 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

Written Testimony of William P. Fedullo Chancellor, Philadelphia Bar Association Before the Pennsylvania Senate Judiciary Committee

Chancellor William P. Fedullo testifies in support of Senate Bill 979, which would establish the Pennsylvania Center for Effective Indigent Defense Legal Representation... | read more

Chief Justice Castille Asks Lawyers to Support Access to Justice for All

During his final year on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Chief Justice of Pennsylvania Ronald D. Castille is making his last formal plea to lawyers to support the Commonwealth's civil legal aid programs by providing pro bono service through direct representation and financial contributions. | read more

JoAnne Epps Accepts the Justice Sonia Sotomayor Diversity Award

Temple University Beasley School of Law Dean JoAnne Epps accepts the Justice Sonia Sotomayor Diversity Award at the Philadelphia Bar Association's Quarterly Meeting & Luncheon on March 11, 2014 at the Hyatt at The Bellevue in Philadelphia. | read more

Lawyer Reentry Needs Assessment

The Philadelphia Bar Association is considering devising a program that will address the needs and skills of attorneys who have left the practice of law and are now looking to re-enter the workforce. | read more

Statement by Philadelphia Bar Association Chancellor William P. Fedullo on the Passing of Former Chancellor Donald C. Marino

"This is a difficult loss for Philadelphia's legal community as well as for me personally," said William P. Fedullo, Chancellor of the 13,000-member Philadelphia Bar Association. | read more

Philadelphia Bar Association Report on Proposed Amendments to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

Attached is the Report and Recommendations of the Philadelphia Bar Association on the Proposed Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Promulgated for Public Comment in August, 2013. | read more

Philadelphia's First Judicial District Court Seeks Law School Graduates for Judicial Fellowship Program

Philadelphia judges are seeking to host law school graduates as judicial fellows to provide the graduates with substantive legal experience while benefitting the court system with additional legal talent, as part of the First Judicial District's Judicial Fellowship Program. | read more

Discounted Tickets for Please Touch Museum, 76ers

Philadelphia Bar Association members can take advantage of specially discounted tickets at two Philadelphia institutions – the Please Touch Museum and the Philadelphia 76ers - for a day out with the family or a night out with friends and colleagues. | read more

Philadelphia Bar Association Board of Governors Unanimously Passes Marriage Equality Resolution

The Philadelphia Bar Association's Board of Governors unanimously adopted a resolution calling for marriage equality in Pennsylvania. | read more

Philadelphia Bar Association Announces 2014 Officers

The 13,000-member Philadelphia Bar Association – the oldest association of lawyers in the United States – has announced its 2014 slate of officers and members of the Board of Governors, elected by the Association's membership. | read more

Philadelphia Bar Association Welcomes New Director of Communications and Marketing

Meredith Z. Avakian-Hardaway The Philadelphia Bar Association, the oldest association of lawyers in the United States, welcomes Meredith Z. Avakian-Hardaway as its new director of communications and marketing. | read more

Inaugural Address of William P. Fedullo, 87th Chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association

William P. Fedullo On Dec. 10, 2014, William P. Fedullo, 87th Chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association, delivered the following address at the Bar Association's 2013 Annual Meeting. | read more

Large Firm Management Committee Releases Report on Economic Impact of the Legal Industry in the City of Philadelphia

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Special Notice to Members of the Philadelphia Bar Association

It has come to the attention of the Association that in at least one instance a representative from the broker for Swiss Re, the previously endorsed malpractice carrier for Philadelphia Bar Association members, appeared in person at a law firm with an "automatic renewal quote" in hand, indicating that the renewal was requested. | read more

Philadelphia Bar Association Selects Mark A. Tarasiewicz as New Executive Director

Mark TarasiewiczThe Board of Governors of the 13,000-member Philadelphia Bar Association, the oldest association of lawyers in the United States, today announced the selection of Mark A. Tarasiewicz as the Association's new executive director. He will assume the duties of executive director on January 1, 2014. | read more

Philadelphia Bar Receives Grant From ABA Access to Justice Commission Expansion Project

The Philadelphia Bar Association announced on March 21 that it has received formal approval from the American Bar Association Fund for Justice and Education for a grant as part of the ABA’s Access to Justice Commission Expansion Project. | read more

New Professional Liability Insurance Coming for Bar Members

With the new year comes an exciting change to the Philadelphia Bar Association's Insurance Program - a new and much-improved lawyers' professional liability product offering. | 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