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1 TOP 1O BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP IN THE PHILADELPHIA BAR ASSOCIATION

2 WHYJOIN THE BAR ASSOCIATION WHEN YOU JOIN THE PHILADELPHIA Bar Association the oldest association of lawyers in the United States you ll open up a new world of opportunity to connect with colleagues and members of the judiciary, grow your practice and thrive in your profession. With 9 substantive practice sections and more than 100 committees, you ll have a BENEFIT No.1 of networking 100s opportunities with judges and colleagues in every area of practice. unique opportunity to meet and network with colleagues in every possible area of practice. You ll interact with people who can help advance your career. You ll also have the opportunity to take advantage of Chancellor s Forums, panel presentations, meetings and special events, including our Quarterly and Annual Meetings, our Bench-Bar & Annual Conference and our Bar Academy programs.

3 BENEFIT No.2 We help you build your practice and GROW YOUR PRACTICE. Within our Young Lawyers Division or as part of one of our many pro bono or public service programs, you will test the broad range of your interests and make valuable contributions to the community while sharing in the proud legacy of the Philadelphia lawyer. Our monthly Philadelphia Bar Reporter newspaper and The Philadelphia Lawyer quarterly magazine offer you a wealth of information in print and digital versions that will keep you connected to our professional family day after day. Plus, our legislative program including special consultants will champion your interests to lawmakers at City Hall, in Harrisburg and in Washington. You will also enjoy discounts on new and used cars and a free two-year maintenance plan with any vehicle purchase at all Reedman-Toll dealerships. See our website for details and locations. The Association serves the interests of the Philadelphia legal community, which includes approximately 13,000 lawyers and judges. LAWYER REFERRAL AND INFORMATION SERVICE The Lawyer Referral and Information Service (LRIS) has been serving the public and the Philadelphia legal community for more than 60 years. Each year, tens of thousands of area residents and businesses turn to LRIS for direction with their legal problems and to be referred to attorneys in private practice. Attorneys listed receive referrals in more than 150 practice areas. LRIS is an important business development resource for members of the Association. Members are welcome to apply for panel membership. Applicants must be in practice at least one year, carry professional liability insurance, meet LRIS requirements with regard to disciplinary status and satisfy certain experience requirements for some panels. Full details and required application forms are available at philadelphiabar.org.

4 BENEFIT No.3 Professional guidance on ETHICS ISSUES. PROFESSIONAL GUIDANCE The Professional Guidance Committee has a two-pronged approach in assisting members with ethical dilemmas and questions. The Committee maintains an ethics hotline that is administered by a licensed Pennsylvania attorney, who has handled in excess of 15,000 calls since the hotline s inception in January He addresses not only ethics but risk management and professionalism questions. He brings a wealth of experience and expertise to these complex and ever-changing areas of the law that are so important to all practicing attorneys. In addition to the hotline, the attorney serves as counsel to the Professional Guidance Committee which provides Bar Association members with formal written opinions from the Committee on ethical issues pertaining to their own conduct in the future. Formal opinions issued by the Committee since 1987 can be found on the Association s website. The identity of hotline callers as well as those requesting formal opinions is held in the strictest confidence and is known only to the counsel to the Committee and its chair. The monthly meetings of the Committee are conducted in confidence and in closed session, except in such cases as the Committee otherwise specifically determines. The Committee, in its discretion, may publish its opinions, without the names of the persons involved. RESOLVE FEE DISPUTES The Philadelphia Bar Association s Fee Disputes Committee has two programs designed to resolve disagreements over legal fees.

5 The Lawyer-Client Fee Dispute Resolution Program is a free service that handles disagreements between clients and lawyers over fees charged for legal representation. The Program offers two methods to help clients and attorneys resolve their disagreements: mediation and arbitration. The Lawyer Fee Dispute Resolution Program seeks to resolve disagreements between lawyers over legal fees out of court and at a low cost. Mediation and/or arbitration is offered to parties who request the services of this program. LEGISLATIVE ACTION CENTER The Philadelphia Bar Association is unique among metropolitan bar associations in its commitment to a comprehensive legislative action program. Association members have opportunities to affect governmental decision-making at the federal, state and local levels. Association Sections and Committees have the opportunity to review city, state and federal legislation and to make suggestions regarding legislation of interest. Sections and Committees are often called upon to take a proactive stance by assisting in the drafting of legislation, and are sometimes the impetus for initiating legislation. In order for legislators to understand the interests and needs of their constituency, they need to hear from you directly. You can make a difference in legislative outcomes and be successful in directing the actions of your legislators by being in direct communication with them. The Philadelphia Bar Association has made that process as simple as possible by including an automated electronic communication vehicle in the Legislative Action Center at philadelphiabar.org. BENEFIT No.4 A legislative program to CHAMPION YOUR INTERESTS to lawmakers in Philadelphia, Harrisburg and Washington, D.C. OFFICE OF DIVERSITY The Association s Office of Diversity strives to ensure greater opportunities for the inclusion of diverse attorneys in the legal profession. The Office partners with hiring partners and managers at law firms, legal departments and public agencies to develop educational and community outreach activities. The Office guides, supports and leads the diversity and inclusion efforts for the entire Association, including the Board of Governors, the Association s Sections, Committees, Divisions, Task Forces and external efforts. It also serves as a resource for local affinity bar associations/organizations, law firms, corporate law departments and law schools that seek support advancing diversity and inclusion. The Association s commitment to diversity and inclusion is reflected in the recent adoption of a formal Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan.

6 LAW STUDENT MEMBER OPPORTUNITIES You don t have to be a lawyer to join the Philadelphia Bar Association! Law school students and other law-related professionals are also welcome as members. Joining the Philadelphia Bar Association as a student will put you ahead of the game, giving you early access to networking events with judges, lawyers and other leaders in the profession. Student members have numerous opportunities to attend free programs on a variety of relevant topics, which also include networking opportunities to connect with potential employers. Additionally, student members are encouraged to join the Sections or Committees in which they have an interest. The Philadelphia Bar Association is proud BENEFIT No.5 Special members-only DISCOUNT ON CLE through PBI and members-only pricing on Bar events, including Quarterly and Annual Meetings, and the Bench-Bar & Annual Conference. of its relationships and membership agreements with Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law and Villanova University School of Law, as their students have the opportunity to opt-in for complimentary membership until graduation. Students at other law schools in the greater Philadelphia area are encouraged to take advantage of special student membership rates. COURT REPORTING DISCOUNT Members receive a substantial discount on court reporting services offered though Love Court Reporting, Inc. The special discounted pricing and other exclusive benefits provide significant savings over standard rates. The larger your needs, the more you save! Call Love Court Reporting at for discount pricing details, and mention your Association membership. Plus, your first transcript is half off the discounted rate! Love Court Reporting is the only official provider of discounted court reporting services exclusively for Philadelphia Bar Association members. Discounts are only available to counsel taking the deposition in the states of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware.

7 BENEFIT No.6 INSURANCE BROKERAGE SERVICES provided by USI Affinity. SPECIALIZED INSURANCE PROGRAMS Designed for Philadelphia Bar Association members by USI Affinity Lawyers Professional Liability 5% premium discount for Bar Association membership Prior Acts Coverage Broad Consent to Settle Clause Continuity of Coverage (special conditions apply see policy for details) Limits up to $10 million Local expertise in defending claims Underwriting credit for attendance at Risk Management seminars Health Insurance Broad array of health insurance programs that can be customized for your particular needs, including HMOs, PPOs, POS and high-deductible plans paired with health savings accounts (HSAs) Stand-alone dental and vision coverage Life Insurance Term Life plans at competitive group rates Spouses, domestic partners and employees also eligible Long Term Care and Disability Programs Individually underwritten programs from a variety of carriers best suited to your particular needs as an attorney Voluntary programs for your employees including: Dental, Life Insurance, Vision, Serious Illness, and Supplemental Long and Short Term Disability Of course, all of these programs come with the support of the superior customer service provided by USI Affinity, not only in designing a plan to meet your needs in a cost-effective manner, but in assisting with claims payments when you need your coverage the most. PHILADELPHIA BAR LAWYER PROFILES Association members can showcase their professional profile on the website of the oldest association of lawyers in the United States. Philadelphia Bar Lawyer Profiles is a premium advertising opportunity available exclusively to members of the Philadelphia Bar Association. Members can enhance their business development efforts by having their full professional profile displayed on the Philadelphia Bar Association s website at philadelphiabar.org.

8 Additionally, snapshots of each profile with attorney photo, firm name and practice synopsis rotate directly on the homepage of the Association s website, linking to the attorney s full profile. All profiles are searchable by attorney name or firm name. As a bonus, participants also receive a customized link to their Philadelphia Bar Lawyer Profiles full-profile page, which they can use for promotional purposes on their website, blog, social media and other marketing vehicles. Profiles can be created in just a few easy steps, and are instantly posted to the Association s website for immediate viewing by colleagues, friends, family and potential clients everywhere. BENEFIT No.7 ONLINE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES THROUGH JOB BOARDS: place Classified ads at a fraction of the cost of other services. Association members can join Philadelphia Bar Lawyer Profiles for a low monthly fee, billed automatically to the member s credit card. Members can also join for one year and enjoy special savings off the regular price. Members may cancel their Philadelphia Bar Lawyer Profiles subscription at any time without penalty. To maintain exclusivity, only a limited number of profiles are available. To enroll in Philadelphia Bar Lawyer Profiles, visit philadelphiabarlawyerprofiles.com. CAREER CENTER Bar Association job boards allow attorneys and employers to browse and post professional online listings. Post an ad at just a fraction of the cost currently paid for classified ads in leading publications and online services. Law firms or companies with vacancies that need to be filled can list open positions on the job board, and those seeking employment can post their resumes.

9 CONNECTING YOU TO YOUR PRACTICE THE PHILADELPHIA BAR ASSOCIATION S full range of digital communications connect members to their colleagues in every major practice area. Network with other attorneys virtually as well as in person, and experience for yourself the many ways Bar Association members are sharing information and seizing opportunities to enhance their practice. PUBLICATIONS AND E-NEWS You ll receive a print and digital subscription to our award-winning publications, The Philadelphia Lawyer quarterly magazine and the Philadelphia Bar Reporter monthly newspaper. Plus, our e-newsletters, delivered directly to your inbox, keep you up to date on all aspects of the Bar Association, the legal community, cutting-edge caselaw, and Section, Committee and Division news and information. Bar Reporter Online, our signature electronic publication delivered on Mondays and Thursdays, gives you all the Bar Association and legal community news you need to stay on top of the week s events. Get your news between regular editions of the Philadelphia Bar Reporter newspaper! YLD EZine, our colorful weekly e-magazine, is the hot resource for the latest news, social events, networking opportunities, photos, original columns and social media links for today s young lawyer on the go. Upon Further Review is the Association s monthly legal news e-publication featuring informative analysis of the latest caselaw and opinion trends to trials by members of the Bar, for members of the Bar. BENEFIT No.8 AWARD-WINNING PRINT AND DIGITAL PUBLICATIONS keep you up to date on Bar news and cutting-edge case law.

10 BENEFIT No. 9 More than 1,000 BAR EVENTS are downloadable via podcast on your smartphone or desktop. Section and Committee Newsletters keep you up to date on all the latest Section and Committee meetings, events, programs, partnerships, substantive resolutions, practice developments and related activities. SOCIAL MEDIA Our vibrant social media network will update you on the essential events you won t want to miss, featuring judges, government officials, lawmakers, Bar Association officers, legal community leaders and attorneys from across the region. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and connect to us on LinkedIn to keep your calendar up to date and stay in the know with on-the-scene coverage, event photos, special promotions, news feeds, audio and video links, and much more. Learn what other members are saying and thinking about city, state and federal court developments, government actions, and other legal updates that impact your daily practice. Use your smartphone to join the conversation at our top events with Bar hashtags on Twitter, and scan our Bar QR codes for quick registration details and other valueadded items. and Committee featured speakers, Quarterly Meetings and more directly to your smartphone, tablet or desktop. More than 1,000 podcasts are currently available at philadelphiabar.org. LIST SERVES With more than 50 list serves in every major practice area, you ll have a direct pipeline to your colleagues for discussions about the latest court decisions and rules, procedural questions, meeting notices and important developments within your practice area. PHILADELPHIABAR.ORG Our award-winning website is a vast repository of information about Section and Committee activities, Bar governance, member benefits and services, official news, major events, legislative activity and much, much more. View our detailed online calendar to get full event descriptions and register quickly and easily. Create a member login to update your member profile, renew your membership or experience exclusive Bar member benefits including Philadelphia Bar Lawyer Profiles. PODCASTS Miss a Bar Association meeting or special event? Download original podcasts of Section

11 BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES THROUGHOUT THE YEAR, THE PHILAdelphia Bar Association hosts several conferences, such as the Bench-Bar & Annual Conference and the Federal Bench-Bar Conference. These conferences offer the opportunity to complete a majority of your annual CLE requirements in one setting, through numerous programs. In addition, there are ample networking opportunities with members of the judiciary and lawyers from all backgrounds. Attendees at these conferences have the opportunity to hear from an exciting array of speakers on topics of current interest. The Chancellor of the Bar Association hosts Chancellor s Forums throughout the year, featuring newsmakers and thought leaders from diverse backgrounds. Network with lawyers in other practice areas, find new referral sources and meet members of the judiciary. Chancellor s Forums are typically free and open to all Philadelphia Bar Association members. BENEFIT No.10 CONFERENCES & FORUMS

12 AMONG THE BENEFITS OF PHILADELPHIA BAR ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIP: Invaluable networking opportunities with local attorneys and judges at hundreds of events each year, including Chancellor s Forums, substantive panel programs and practice group receptions The opportunity to join more than 100 Committees and nine Sections in specific areas of legal practice (such as intellectual property, business litigation, international law, workers compensation, criminal, etc.) as well as targeted interest groups (diversity in the profession, women in the profession, solo practitioners, etc.) Access to the Members Only portion of our interactive website, philadelphiabar.org, that lets you enroll in Philadelphia Bar Lawyer Profiles to showcase your professional profile to the public, directly on the Association s website; update your member profile; renew your membership; and access the Association s new job board A print and digital subscription to The Philadelphia Lawyer quarterly magazine and the Philadelphia Bar Reporter monthly newspaper; and subscriptions to Bar Reporter Online twiceweekly e-newsletter; YLD weekly EZine; and Upon Further Review monthly e-publication A vibrant social media network including Facebook sites for the Bar Association and the YLD, Twitter, LinkedIn, podcasts and blogs Insurance brokerage services provided through USI Affinity Exclusive discounts on CLE programs offered through the Pennsylvania Bar Institute A legislative program to champion your interests to lawmakers at City Hall, in Harrisburg and in Washington A discount on court reporting services through Love Court Reporting, Inc. Much, much more!

13 GET INVOLVED IN THE YOUNG LAWYERS DIVISION All regular members of the Association who have not reached their 37th birthday or who have been practicing less than three years are automatically members of the Young Lawyers Division. The YLD focuses on opportunities for community outreach, legal education and networking for young lawyers in Philadelphia and the surrounding area. YLD members enjoy opportunities to participate in activities that contribute to their personal and professional enrichment. The YLD is one of the largest and most active groups within the Bar and affords many opportunities for involvement including: Community Outreach Programs: The YLD enjoys a strong connection to the local community with member attorneys participating in everything from a free LegalLine service for the public once a month, to citywide Law Week activities that celebrate the American legal system, to the People s Law School legal education program for area residents. Legal Education and Law School Outreach: Continuing education opportunities tailored to the unique concerns of young lawyers are plentiful. In fact, the YLD s pioneering Boot- Camp program for new lawyers is now used by the ABA. Social/Networking Opportunities: Monthly networking and social opportunities let young lawyers grow their professional network in a fun and relaxed environment. BE A BAR LEADER! Run for the YLD Executive Committee The YLD is always seeking enthusiastic new leaders. In fact, many Chancellors first became active in the Bar Association as members of the YLD Executive Committee. The YLD has a history of producing exceptional attorney-leaders. The YLD Executive Committee directs the business and activities of the YLD s approximately 3,000 members, including oversight of more than 30 activities in the areas of community outreach, legal education and mentoring and professional outreach. Being on the YLD Executive Committee provides lawyers opportunities for leadership, networking, and personal and professional growth early in their careers. Each year, seven new members are elected to the YLD Executive Committee. Any voting member of the YLD is eligible for election provided that the term of office for which the individual runs shall not extend beyond his or her membership in the Division. QUESTIONS? To learn more about the Young Lawyers Division of the Philadelphia Bar Association, YLD leadership opportunities, or to volunteer for an event or program, contact the YLD Chair at: philadelphiabar.org/page/ YoungLawyersDivision.

14 Business Law Section Membership Name: Firm/Affiliation: Address: City: State: Phone: Fax: Zip: Please indicate your Committee Interests: Antitrust Law Banking & Commercial Finance Bankruptcy Law Business Litigation Business Organizations Communications Cyberlaw Franchise Law Health Care Law Human Resources & Employee Relations Insurance Law Investment Companies Mergers & Acquisitions Securities Regulation Small Business Tax Exempt Finance Venture Capital & Private Equity Law Annual Dues: Members of the Judiciary...Free Member of the Bar Association less than five years...$5 Member of the Bar Association five or more years...$20 Law Student Member...Free Enclosed is my check for $ Payable to the Philadelphia Bar Association JOIN THE BUSINESS LAW SECTION As the largest substantive law section in the Philadelphia Bar Association, the Business Law Section, through its many committees, promotes the objectives of the Association in the fields of corporate, banking, securities, communications, municipal finance and related areas of the law. The Section, made up of in-house, government and private practice business lawyers, features numerous committees that provide important networking and continuing legal education opportunities for Section members. The Business Law Section advocates legislative changes in Harrisburg under the umbrella of the Association. The Section was instrumental in pushing for the creation of a business court in Philadelphia. If you would like to join the Business Law Section, please complete the adjacent form and return it to the Bar Association today! Or, join securely online with a credit card at philadelphiabar.org. I am currently a member of the Association. Please return the completed form to: Philadelphia Bar Association Attn: Business Law Section 1101 Market Street, 11th Floor Philadelphia, PA Fax: (215)

15 JOIN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SECTION The Philadelphia Bar Association s Criminal Justice Section brings together criminal law practitioners to share ideas, review topics, examine issues and make recommendations concerning criminal law and procedure. In this way, the Section fosters an ongoing dialogue regarding the criminal justice system. From time to time, Section officers and members meet with judges, law enforcement personnel and public officials to discuss plans for improvements and changes in criminal law and administration of criminal justice. The Section involves itself with matters ranging from the opening of a lawyers meeting room in the Criminal Justice Center to the revision of court rules. Criminal Justice Section Membership Name: Firm/Affiliation: Address: City: State: Phone: Fax: Zip: Annual Dues: Members of the Judiciary...Free Member of the Philadelphia Bar Association admitted less than three years...$5 Member of the Philadelphia Bar Association admitted three or more years...$30 All Others...$30 Enclosed is my check for $ Payable to the Philadelphia Bar Association I am currently a member of the Association. If you would like to join the Criminal Justice Section, please complete the adjacent form and return it to the Bar Association today! Or, join securely online with a credit card at philadelphiabar.org. Please return the completed form to: Philadelphia Bar Association Attn: Criminal Justice Section 1101 Market Street, 11th Floor Philadelphia, PA Fax: (215)

16 Family Law Section Membership Name: Firm/Affiliation: Address: City: JOIN THE FAMILY LAW SECTION State: Zip: Phone: Fax: Please indicate your Committee Interests: Adoption Domestic Violence Alternative Dispute E-Access/E-Filing Resolution Legal Rights of Bench-Bar CLE Contemporary Families Bylaws Legislative Liaison Consumer Education Membership Custody Mentoring Dependency Programming/CLE Diversity Social Divorce/Equitable Support/Alimony Distribution Annual Dues: Members of the Judiciary...Free Member of the Bar Association less than three years...$20 Member of the Bar Association three or more years...$30 Enclosed is my check for $ Payable to the Philadelphia Bar Association I am currently a member of the Association. Family law continues to evolve to adapt to the rapidly changing family, and membership in the Philadelphia Bar Association Family Law Section is your source of information about family court practice in Philadelphia. Among the many membership benefits are regular Section meetings where various aspects of family law practice are discussed, and substantive educational programs are offered. Section members interact regularly with fellow members, state lawmakers, the Bench and Court personnel on issues concerning state and local laws, rules and procedures. Whether your family law practice is large or small, membership in the Family Law Section will keep you up to date with the latest developments. If you would like to join the Family Law Section, please complete the adjacent form and return it to the Bar Association today! Or, join securely online with a credit card at philadelphiabar.org. Please return the completed form to: Philadelphia Bar Association Attn: Family Law Section 1101 Market Street, 11th Floor Philadelphia, PA Fax: (215)

17 JOIN THE PROBATE & TRUST LAW SECTION The Probate & Trust Law Section, through its many committees, promotes the objectives of the Philadelphia Bar Association in the substantive fields of estate planning and administration, trust administration, and guardianship of minors and incapacitated persons, as well as in the practice and procedure before the Register of Wills and Orphans Court division. The Section, which includes lawyers in private practice, government practice and in-house counsel, sponsors several committees that provide important opportunities to grow in an area of expertise, contribute to the quality of the profession and network with colleagues. Excellent continuing legal education programs are presented that offer opportunities to participate as student or teacher. If you would like to join the Probate & Trust Law Section, please complete the adjacent form and return it to the Bar Association today! Or, join securely online with a credit card at philadelphiabar.org. Probate & Trust Law Section Membership Name: Firm/Affiliation: Address: City: State: Phone: Fax: Zip: Please indicate your Committee Interests: Diversity Education Elder Law Legislative Orphans Court Litigation and Dispute Resolution Publications Rules & Practice Taxation Young Lawyers Annual Dues: Members of the Judiciary...Free Member of the Bar Association less than three years...$10 Member of the Bar Association three or more years... $20 Enclosed is my check for $ Payable to the Philadelphia Bar Association I am currently a member of the Association. Please return the completed form to: Philadelphia Bar Association Attn: Probate & Trust Law Section 1101 Market Street, 11th Floor Philadelphia, PA Fax: (215)

18 Public Interest Section Membership Name: Firm/Affiliation: Address: City: State: Phone: Fax: Zip: Please indicate your Committee Interests: Civil Rights Legal Rights of Children Delivery of Legal Services Legal Rights of Persons Law Firm Pro Bono with Disabilities Law School Outreach Women s Rights I d also like to help with: CLE Programs Newsletter Recruitment Annual Dues are $20. Members of the Judiciary...Free Enclosed is my check for $20 Payable to the Philadelphia Bar Association I am currently a member of the Association. Please return the completed form to: Philadelphia Bar Association Attn: Public Interest Section 1101 Market Street, 11th Floor Philadelphia, PA Fax: (215) JOIN THE PUBLIC INTEREST SECTION We are known as Philadelphia lawyers willing to take on issues of great importance, because it is the right thing to do. We bear with pride our public trust to pursue social justice on behalf of all citizens, regardless of whether they are able to pay for our services, and we honor our professional responsibility to perform public interest legal service. The Section continues that tradition of public service and provides a forum for new ideas in public interest lawyering and for new ventures of critical importance to the lives of the poor, the disabled, children, the elderly, victims of discrimination, the abused, the homeless and other members of our society who often lack advocates to speak for them. If you would like to join the Public Interest Section, please complete the adjacent form and return it to the Bar Association today! Or, join securely online with a credit card at philadelphiabar.org.

19 JOIN THE REAL PROPERTY SECTION The Philadelphia Bar Association s Real Property Section assists members in the practice of real property law by serving as an ongoing resource in a variety of areas. The Section plans and sponsors CLE programs and workshops, and produces materials on substantive and procedural aspects of the law. The Section also suggests improvements in applicable law practices and procedures and cooperates at the state and local level with judicial, legislative and administrative bodies toward that end. All members of the Real Property Section have an opportunity to participate in the work of the Section s many committees that cover all aspects of real estate practice. If you would like to join the Real Property Section, please complete the adjacent form and return it to the Bar Association today! Or, join securely online with a credit card at philadelphiabar.org. Real Property Section Membership Name: Firm/Affiliation: Address: City: State: Phone: Fax: Zip: Please indicate your Committee Interests: Affordable Housing Construction Law Eminent Domain & Appraisals Financing & Securitization of Real Estate Local Government & Taxation Affecting Real Estate Sustainable Land Use Zoning, Land Use & Code Enforcement Annual Dues: Members of the Judiciary...Free Member of the Philadelphia Bar Association admitted less than three years...$5 Member of the Philadelphia Bar Association admitted three or more years...$20 Enclosed is my check for $ Payable to the Philadelphia Bar Association I am currently a member of the Association. Please return the completed form to: Philadelphia Bar Association Attn: Real Property Section 1101 Market Street, 11th Floor Philadelphia, PA Fax: (215)

20 State Civil Litigation Section Membership Name: Firm/Affiliation: Address: City: State: Phone: Fax: Zip: Please indicate your Committee Interests: Alternative Dispute Resolution Compulsory Arbitration Medical-Legal Rules and Procedure Annual Dues are $20. Members of the Judiciary...Free Enclosed is my check for $20 Payable to the Philadelphia Bar Association I am currently a member of the Association. JOIN THE STATE CIVIL LITIGATION SECTION The State Civil Litigation Section promotes the objectives of the Philadelphia Bar Association within the field of state civil litigation and, to that end, advances the development of the law and the further and continuing education of the Philadelphia Bar within that field in all its branches. The Section also formulates and extends the study of this field of law, and cooperates in attaining uniformity with respect to both legislation and administration in all matters within this field. The Section cooperates with judicial, legislative and administrative bodies and other constituents of the organized bar to further these activities. It suggests improvements in applicable laws, practices and procedures. If you would like to join the State Civil Litigation Section, please complete the adjacent form and return it to the Bar Association today! Or, join securely online with a credit card at philadelphiabar.org. Please return the completed form to: Philadelphia Bar Association Attn: State Civil Litigation Section 1101 Market Street, 11th Floor Philadelphia, PA Fax: (215)

21 JOIN THE TAX LAW SECTION The Philadelphia Bar Association s Tax Law Section welcomes your membership and involvement. The Section acts as a resource, collecting and disseminating information, and offering recommendations on proposed tax law, regulations and procedures. The Section regularly holds meetings where various aspects of tax law are discussed, and substantive educational programs are offered with opportunities for Section members to participate as student or teacher. The Section sponsors five committees that provide important opportunities to grow in an area of expertise, contribute to the quality of the profession and network with colleagues. If you would like to join the Tax Law Section, please complete the adjacent form and return it to the Bar Association today! Or, join securely online with a credit card at philadelphiabar.org. Tax Law Section Membership Name: Firm/Affiliation: Address: City: State: Phone: Fax: Zip: Section Projects: I would like to assist with the following projects: Preparation of comments on proposed Treasury regulations. Preparation of comments on proposed legislation. Arranging or participating in seminars, workshops and other education programs. Other (please describe): Committees: CLE IRS Liaison Matters Pro Bono State and Local Tax Young Lawyers Annual Dues are $25. Members of the Judiciary...Free Enclosed is my check for $25 Payable to the Philadelphia Bar Association I am currently a member of the Association. Please return the completed form to: Philadelphia Bar Association Attn: Tax Law Section 1101 Market Street, 11th Floor Philadelphia, PA Fax: (215)

22 Workers Compensation Section Membership Name: Firm/Affiliation: Address: City: State: Phone: Fax: Zip: Annual Dues are $20. Members of the Judiciary...Free Enclosed is my check for $20 Payable to the Philadelphia Bar Association I am currently a member of the Association. JOIN THE WORKERS COMPENSATION SECTION The Philadelphia Bar Association s Workers Compensation Section assists by serving as an ongoing resource in a variety of areas. The Section plans and sponsors programs and workshops and produces materials on substantive and procedural aspects of the law. The Section also suggests improvements in applicable law practices and procedures and cooperates with judicial, legislative and administrative bodies toward that end. From time to time, the Section also recommends policies to the Association s Board of Governors, usually in the form of proposed resolutions for the Board to adopt. All members of the Section have an opportunity to participate in the Section s programs, which cover all aspects of workers compensation practice. If you would like to join the Workers Compensation Section, please complete the adjacent form and return it to the Bar Association today! Or, join securely online with a credit card at philadelphiabar.org. Please return the completed form to: Philadelphia Bar Association Attn: Workers Compensation Section 1101 Market Street, 11th Floor Philadelphia, PA Fax: (215)

23 PHILADELPHIA BAR FOUNDATION PROMOTING EQUAL ACCESS TO JUSTICE SINCE 1964 AS THE PHILADELPHIA LEGAL COMmunity s philanthropic institution, the Philadelphia Bar Foundation supports a highly skilled network of public interest non-profits that provide legal services to the area s most vulnerable populations. A core activity of the Philadelphia Bar Foundation is attracting donors and funding partners who share the belief that equal access to justice is fundamental to the American experience. As lawyers and guardians of the legal system, the cause is uniquely ours. The Philadelphia Bar Foundation strives to provide dependable funding each year to local public interest legal aid agencies. It is committed to fully engaging the legal community, strengthening the image of the legal profession, and providing rewarding opportunities for individual lawyers to participate. For more information, visit: THE BAR FOUNDATION IS THE LEGAL COMMUNITY S CHARITY OF CHOICE

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