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09/18/2008

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Contact: Brian K. Sims, Esq.

Phone: (215) 238-6353


2008 Philadelphia Bar Association Election

The Philadelphia Bar Association is currently seeking candidates for the 2008 election. Offices for which candidates are being solicited are Vice Chancellor; Secretary, Assistant Secretary, Treasurer, Assistant Treasurer (each office carries a one-year term); and five seats on the Board of Governors (each Board seat carries a three-year term).

Association members may become candidates for any of these offices by filing with the secretary, at least 60 days prior to the December 8, 2008 annual meeting, nominations in writing which, for candidates of the Board, must be signed by at least 25 Members who are entitled to vote; for candidates for Secretary, Treasurer, Assistant Secretary and Assistant Treasurer, shall be signed by at least 35 Members who are entitled to vote; and for candidates for Vice-Chancellor, shall be signed by at least 100 Members who are entitled to vote.

Important Dates:
- Candidate Filing Deadline October 9, 2008
- Election Ballots Mailed November 20, 2008
- Mailed Ballot Deadline December 5, 2008
- Election (8:30am-6:00pm) December 8, 2008

Individuals who wish to run for any of the above named offices should contact, Staff Counsel, Brian Sims at bsims@philabar.org for additional information. Signatures, along with a resume, and written authorization should be submitted to Association Secretary, Kathleen Wilkinson, c/o Brian Sims, Philadelphia Bar Association, 1101 Market St., 11th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107, no later than 5p.m., Thursday, Oct. 9.

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