March 23, 2007
March 23, 2007
Chancellor's Forum for Mayoral Candidates April 10The Philadelphia Bar Association will host a Chancellor's Forum for mayoral candidates Tuesday, April 10 beginning at 11:45 a.m. at The CLE Conference Center in the Wanamaker Building.
The program is co-sponsored by the Criminal Justice Section and Young Lawyers Division, the Barristers' Association of Philadelphia, the South Asian Bar Association, the Asian American Bar Association of the Delaware Valley, the Hispanic Bar Association and the National Bar Association Women Lawyers Division.
The candidates set to appear at the forum include (clockwise from top left) Chaka Fattah, Tom Knox, Michael Nutter and Al Taubenberger. The event will begin with a luncheon at 11:45 a.m. on the 10th floor of the Wanamaker Building, Juniper Street entrance (between 13th and Broad Streets, opposite City Hall).
Applications are now being accepted for the Young Lawyers Division Minority Scholarship Program
The scholarship, established in 2006 by the YLD Executive Committee, awards $500 for deserving minority law students who desire to practice law in Philadelphia upon graduation.
Applications should be submitted as soon as possible to the Asian American Bar Association of the Delaware Valley, the Barrister's Association of Philadelphia, the Hispanic Bar Association of Pennsylvania, the South Asian Bar Association of Philadelphia and the National Bar Association, Women Lawyers Division, Philadelphia Chapter. Each group will forward three applications to the YLD for consideration on April 16, 2007. The YLD will award the scholarship based on academic achievement; demonstrated commitment to community service and involvement; financial need; and career aspirations and goals.
Interested candidates should submit to the appropriate minority bar association named above a resume, transcript and a brief essay (not to exceed 850 words) addressing (at the candidate's discretion) the scholarship criteria set forth above. Any questions regarding the scholarship should be directed to Sozi Tulante at firstname.lastname@example.org or 215-496-7073, or to the individual minority bar association to whom a law student is interested in applying.