PBA members can help preserve the association's historic buildings in Harrisburg by purchasing an engraved stone in the PBA Preservation Walk. Get the project brochure and order form.
Workers' Comp Section Donates $90,000 to Kids' Chance Nonprofit
It what is believed to be the single largest donation ever made to the organization, Kids' Chance of Pennsylvania has received $90,000 from the PBA Workers' Compensation Law Section. Kids' Chance, a nonprofit organization, provides college and vocational-education scholarships to children of Pennsylvania workers killed or seriously injured in work-related accidents. Read the news release. Find out more about the section. And for more on Kids' Chance, go to their website.
Lawyers Saluting Veterans Program
The PBA is recruiting lawyer-volunteers for the Lawyers Saluting Veterans program coordinated by the PBA Pro Bono Office and Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee. Military veterans and lawyer volunteers interested in the program, click here.
Be Alert to Internet, Email Scams
PBA members have reported receiving scam emails from would-be "clients" and from others claiming to represent the IRS. Concerned members, click here to file a complaint with the Internet Crime Complaint Center, a partnership of the FBI, the National White Collar Crime Center and the Bureau of Justice Assistance. Read more about IRS-related "phishing" and how to report it here.
Online Access to the Lawyer Magazine
PBA members, you have online access to The Pennsylvania Lawyer magazine in PDF and e-dition formats. Misplaced a back issue of the magazine? Retrieve it online using your PBA member login. If you are a lawyer in practice in Pennsylvania and not a PBA member but interested in joining the PBA, check out the benefits of membership and join the PBA.
Contacting or Becoming an Advertiser in PBA Publications
Click here for the online list of and links to display advertisers featured in the latest issue of The Pennsylvania Lawyer magazine. Click on the following links for information on and links to classified advertisers in the latest issues of the Lawyer magazine and the Pennsylvania Bar News biweekly newspaper. Would-be display advertisers, click here for information about getting your ad in PBA publications. For information on placing a classified ad in PBA publications, call 800-932-0311, ext. 2226.
PBA Supports Wills for Heroes Program for First Responders
Through the co-sponsorship of the Young Lawyers Division, the PBA supports the Wills for Heroes program in Pennsylvania, providing free wills and other estate-planning documents for police, firefighters and emergency medical personnel. Click here for more program information, including a list of upcoming Wills for Heroes events.