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Today's News

Nov. 26 Chancellor's Forum: Champions of Negotiation

Event Postponed
speaker photos Professional boxing is one of the most popular sports in the world, creating superstars such as Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier and Larry Holmes. But, who really understands what happens behind-the-scenes, negotiating contracts and compensation, licensing for match footage, and how a match will be promoted on television? | read more

Annual Meeting Luncheon Dec. 9 Welcoming 88th Chancellor Albert S. Dandridge III

Speaker Photo Chancellor-Elect Albert S. Dandridge III, a partner with Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP, will outline his plans for 2015 at the Association's Annual Meeting Luncheon on Tuesday, Dec. 9. To register, click HERE. | read more

Judge Lerner, Aronchick to be Honored Dec. 9

speaker photos Judge Benjamin Lerner of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas will be presented with the Justice William J. Brennan Jr. Distinguished Jurist Award and former Chancellor Mark A. Aronchick will receive the PNC Achievement Award at the Philadelphia Bar Association's Annual Meeting Luncheon on Tuesday, Dec. 9. | read more

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

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

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

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