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LAST CALL: Holiday Giving Plans? Sidebar Magazine Wants to Know!
Membership Celebration & Legal Symposium

Are you taking part in any charitable efforts this holiday season? Once again, Sidebar Magazine will be running a special feature on what local laywers and law firms are doing in our communities and abroad to promote the spirit of giving this holiday season and throughout the year. Help us promote the culture of giving in our legal community by letting us know what good things you or your firm are doing to help others. Send an email to or click on the button below to let us know by Tuesday, December 4, 2018.


Young Lawyers Section Holiday Party - December 10th at Stove and Tap in Lansdale
Membership Celebration & Legal Symposium

The Young Lawyers Section will be hosting their annual Holiday Party on Monday, December 10, 2018, 5 - 7 PM, at Stove and Tap (329 W. Main Street, Lansdale, PA 19446). All members are welcome to enjoy FREE food and drinks.

All attendees are requested to bring a donation for the Young Lawyers Section / Cradles to Crayons Charity Drive (See below for items and info).


Young Lawyers Section Collecting Children's Items Through the Holiday Season
Cradles to Crayons Drive

The Young Lawyers Section is looking for new or gently-used children's items to benefit Cradles to Crayons. Items include: clothes, diapers, shoes, books, art supplies, small baby equipment, and more. CLICK HERE to view a full list of accepted items, as well as the current most needed items. Items will be collected at the following locations through the holidays:

  • MBA Building - 100 W. Airy St., Norristown
  • Elliott Greenleaf P.C. - 925 Harvest Drive, Suite 300, Blue Bell
  • Fox Rothschild, LLP - 10 Sentry Parkway, Suite 200, Blue Bell
  • Walsh Pancio, LLC - 2028 N. Broad Street, Lansdale
  • Warren, McGraw & Knowles, LLC - 920 Lenmar Drive, Blue Bell

Bring your donations to an upcoming holiday party, meeting, or event at the Bar Association!

Now Accepting Nominations for the Hon. Horace A. Davenport Award
Membership Celebration & Legal Symposium

Last year, the participants of the 2017 Leadership Academy reviewed the MBA’s efforts and progress towards the development of a more diverse and inclusive association, and provided a list of recommendations to help build on these efforts. These recommendations included the creation of the Hon. Horace A. Davenport Award, in honor of the first African-American judge to sit on the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas, who passed away in 2017. The Hon. Horace A. Davenport Award shall be given to:

“…an individual or organization who has facilitated diversity in the hiring, retention, and promotion of attorneys from diverse backgrounds and/ or in their recruitment and elevation to positions of leadership in the Montgomery Bar Association, or who has otherwise championed diversity within the Montgomery County legal community.”

The Montgomery Bar Association Diversity Committee is now accepting nominations for this prestigious award, which will be presented at the Annual Business Luncheon on January 11, 2019.  Please email your nomination, along with a brief explanation of how the individual or organization embodies the criteria for the award, to Nancy Walsh ( no later than Wednesday, December 19th. 


MBA Member Quick Tips
Quick Tips

MBA Membership Directory

Did you know that one of the many benefits to membership is access to our online Membership Directory? The Directory can be accessed on our website, 24/7/365. Look up a member by name or location to find contact information, areas of practice, photo, bio, and more! As this is a members-only section of the website, you will need to log into your website account.

Click Here to visit the MBA Membership Directory

Upcoming Events

December 10, 2018
Young Lawyers Holiday Party
Stove & Tap, Lansdale

January 11, 2019
Annual Business Luncheon
Bluestone Country Club

Upcoming CLE

December 7, 2018
Managing Your Work/Life Balance - Part II

December 18, 2018
PBI: What Fiction Writing and Songwriting Can Teach Us About Litigation Writing

December 20, 2018
PBI: Essential Ethics

January 9, 2019
PBI: Family Law Practice - Bucks, Delaware & Montgomery Counties

January 23, 2019
PBI: Practical Medicaid Planning 2019

Montgomery Bar Association

100 West Airy Street
Norristown, PA 19401

Ph: 610-279-9660