CLE - 2021 Bench Bar & Annual Conference - LIVE WEBCAST

CLE - 2021 Bench Bar & Annual Conference - LIVE WEBCAST
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM (Time includes Conference Welcome and breaks) - Login links and materials will be provided electronically late afternoon/early evening  the day before the program. 8.0 credits available; substantive or ethics depends upon session attended.

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2021 Virtual Bench Bar & Annual Conference

Join fellow Association members, judges and colleagues for the Philadelphia Bar Association 2021 Virtual Bench-Bar and Annual Conference! The day-long conference on Friday, Oct. 1 boasts 16 dynamic and timely educational sessions offering a wealth of practical information, updates, and tips and techniques to enhance your advocacy skills and practice. Attendees have the opportunity to earn up to a total of 8.0 CLE/CJE credits.

Celebrate the return of Bench-Bar with an evening of networking and socializing from 5:30-9:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 30 at Franklin's View, an open-air Cescaphe venue in Franklin Square, 200 N. 6th St. The reception will also honor our 93rd Chancellor, Hon. A. Michael Snyder (ret.), and the winner of the 2021 Justice Brennan Distinguished Jurist Award.

The conference will highlight programming, such as:

  • Resolving Multiparty, Mass and Class Actions with ADR
  • The Impact of Cannabinoids On Health and Safety
  • Return to Work from the Perspectives of Tax Law and Labor & Employment Law (2 sessions)
  • Lawyers and the Legislative Process: Navigating Post-Pandemic Harrisburg
  • Maintaining and Growing Effective Client Relationships Virtually
  • Lawyers Don’t Discriminate, Right? - 8.4(g) & Anti-Discrimination in the Legal Profession
  • The Continuing Border Dilemma, Broken Immigration System and Potential Solutions
  • Effective Civil Trial Techniques
  • Navigating Language Access and Cultural Competency Issues in the Courtroom
 
 

Program Schedule:

(Detailed course descriptions and confirmed faculty updates are listed below, including credit allotment)

  • 8:00 a.m. - Conference Links Open
  • 8:15 a.m. - Chancellor, Bench Bar Chair and CLE Director Announcements
  • 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. - Morning CLE Plenaries - 2 Concurrent Sessions (choose ONLY one)
  • 9:30 - 9:45 a.m. - BREAK
  • 9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. - 3 Concurrent Sessions (choose ONLY one) - Substantive/Ethics depends upon session attended
  • 10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. - 3 Concurrent Sessions (choose ONLY one) - Substantive/Ethics depends upon session attended
  • 11:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - BREAK
  • 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Chancellor's Luncheon CLE Plenary (1.5 SUB CLE credit)
  • 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. - 3 Concurrent Sessions (choose ONLY one) - Substantive/Ethics depends upon session attended
  • 2:30 - 2:45 p.m. - BREAK
  • 2:45 - 4:15 p.m. - 3 Concurrent Sessions (choose ONLY one) - Substantive/Ethics depends upon session attended
  • 4:15 - 4:30 p.m. - BREAK
  • 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. - Closing Plenary (1.0 ETH CLE credit)
 

You must choose your break-out sessions in advance so that we can assign the correct links to your registration. You may NOT move between break-out sessions, so please review each description for ease of decision-making. Registration into the closing plenary session is automatic.

Conference registration includes admittance to the Thursday evening Welcome Reception. Please ADD to your itinerary below if you plan to attend the Welcome Reception.

Faculty:

Please see description and faculty information within each listed session below.

 

Registration amount and category will be verified prior to credits being reported!

Sponsors

ABC Bail Bonds Chase JAMS
Friedman LLP JAMS Robson Forensic

Judicial Partner

First Judicial District    
When
9/30/2021 5:30 PM - 10/1/2021 5:30 PM
Where
Philadelphia Bar Association LIVE Via WEBCAST Philadelphia, PA UNITED STATES
Sign in or create an account to register Registration ends 9/24/2021 12:00 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)
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Program

   

Thursday, 30 September 2021

 
This admits the conference registrant to the Welcome Reception on Thu. 9/30
Time
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM

Friday, 01 October 2021

 
Sponsored and presented by JAMS - 1.0 SUB credit
Time
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
8:30 AM

Sponsored and presented by Robson Forensic - 1.0 SUB credit
Time
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
8:30 AM

Hosted by the Franchise Law Committee - 1.0 SUB CLE credits
Time
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
9:45 AM

Hosted by the Education Law Committee - 1.0 SUB credits
Time
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
9:45 AM

Hosted by the Tax Section - 1.0 SUB credit
Time
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
9:45 AM

Hosted by the Probate & Trust Law Section - 1.0 SUB credits
Time
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
10:45 AM

Hosted by the Large Firm Management, Midsized Firm Management and Corporate In-House Counsel Committees - 1.0 SUB credit
Time
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
10:45 AM

Hosted by the Labor & Employment Committee - 1.0 SUB credit
Time
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
10:45 AM

Hosted by the Legislative Liaison Committee - 1.5 SUB credits
Time
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
12:00 PM

Hosted by the Family Law Section - 1.0 ETH credit
Time
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
1:30 PM

Co-hosted by the Diversity in the Profession and Professional Responsibility Committees - 1.0 ETH credit
Time
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
1:30 PM

Hosted by the Law Firm Risk Management Committee and Sponsored by Dataprise - 0.5 SUB/0.5 ETH CLE credit
Time
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
1:30 PM

Hosted by the Immigration Law Committee - 1.5 SUB credits
Time
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM
2:45 PM

Hosted by the Young Lawyers Division - 1.5 SUB credits
Time
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM
2:45 PM

Co-hosted by the Fee Dispute and Professional Guidance Committees - 1.5 ETH credits
Time
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM
2:45 PM

Hosted by the First Judicial District - 1.0 ETH credit
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
4:30 PM

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