Annual Dinner Dance - April 5, 2019 at the William Penn Inn

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Annual Dinner Dance - April 5, 2019 at the William Penn Inn
Annual Dinner Dance

Registration is now open for the Annual Dinner Dance on April 5, 2019 at the William Penn Inn (1017 Dekalb Pike, Gwynedd, PA 19436). Join us for an unforgettable evening of live music featuring CTO Midtown Express, dinner, dancing, and good friends! Dress is cocktail attire and black tie optional.

Click on the button below to register.


MBA March Madness Happy Hour - Friday, March 22 at Brittingham's Pub
Court Room

The Young Lawyers Section will once again host a FREE March Madness happy hour on Friday, March 22nd from 4 - 7 pm at Brittingham's Pub (640 E. Germantown Pike, Lafayette Hill, PA 19444). All members are welcome to stop by for free food and drinks, networking, and college basketball, of course!

Also - participate in the MBA Tournament Challenge! Fill out your bracket and compete against fellow members for the chance to win the grand prize. Click Here to join and fill out your bracket when it becomes available on Selection Sunday (March 17). Group Name: MBA March Madness Password: Brittinghams

Click below to register for the MBA March Madness Happy Hour, sponosred by Penn Community Bank!


Trial Lawyers Section "Trial Advocacy CLE Series" Begins March 27
Trial Certificate

Pretrial Preparation -- a very special Trial Lawyers Section CLE program presented by Thomas J. Elliott, Esq. is scheduled to take place at noon on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at the MBA. It will be the first of five highly anticipated Trial Advocacy CLE Series programs being offered this year by our Trial Lawyers Section, and presented by some of our region’s most notable and accomplished jurists.

The five-part series has been designed to take you through all stages of the trial process, from pretrial preparation to closing arguments and all stages in between.  The Series will conclude with a blockbuster mock trial event in November that you won’t want to miss.  In addition to requisite CLE credits, attendees of all five programs will be recognized with a formal Certificate of Completion. Start your year off right. Click the button below to register.

This year’s “Trial Advocacy CLE Series” is co-sponsored by Strehlow and Associates Court Reporting (an MBA Affinity Partner).



Notice to the Bar from the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas
PA Supreme Court

All attorneys practicing in Montgomery County are encouraged to enroll in "ReadyMontco."  Doing so will result in direct email/text/phone notifications regarding Courthouse closings or delays, in addition to County emergencies, disasters, severe weather and crime alerts (all if requested).  To sign-up for ReadyMontco, please go to and click on "ReadyMontco." Be sure to select the “Courthouse Notifications” tab.  For those who are already registered ReadyMontco users, please update your preferences to include the “Courthouse Notifications” tab.

Urgent Need for Volunteers - Your Help is Needed to Keep EPIC Going!

The Eviction Prevention and Intervention Coalition ("EPIC"), the MBA and MBF’s groundbreaking eviction prevention program, is calling on each of you to help ensure its continued success.

MBA volunteers provide pro bono assistance to EPIC on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons. This is a high-impact/low-commitment opportunity, and no prior landlord/tenant experience is necessary.

If you have not volunteered prior, please contact Nancy Walsh at to arrange for a convenient training time. To register for an EPIC shift, please click the link below. Thanks for making this important program possible!


Burly Dove Bistro at the Montgomery Bar Asociation - Weekly Specials
Burly Dove Bistro Specials

Soup - Tomato Bisque... $4

Crabcake Sliders - shredded iceberg, plum tomato, cajun remoulade, brioche... $13

Classic Burger - shredded iceberg, plum tomato, dill pickles, pepperjack cheese, house made thousand island... $12.50

Dine-in, take-out, call-ahead and local delivery available. Open M - F, 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM. Located at the MBA Building (100 W. Airy Street, Norristown, PA, 19401). Call 610-994-3670 or click below to view the menu & more information!


More MBA Member Quick Tips

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CLICK HERE to learn more + enjoy a 3-day “Try the Y Family Pass” for MBA Members (thru March 30).

Upcoming Events

March 22, 2019
MBA March Madness Happy Hour
Brittingham's, Lafayette Hill, PA

March 29, 2019
Annual Memorial Service
Montgomery County Courthouse

April 5, 2019
Annual Dinner Dance
William Penn Inn, Gwynedd, PA

Upcoming CLE

March 14, 2019
PBI: Key Mistakes to Avoid with Residential Agreements of Sale

March 19, 2019
The Art of Representing a Child in the Legal Arena

March 20, 2019
PBI: The Law of Arrest, Search and Seizure in Pennsylvania

March 21, 2019
Real Estate Presents: Sober Living Houses & the Fair Housing Act

March 22, 2019
PBI: 2019 Medical Marijuana & Hemp Law Symposium

March 26, 2019
Elder Law: Long Term Care Insurance

March 27, 2019
Trial Advocacy Series Part 1: Pretrial Preparation

March 28, 2019
PBI: How to Close an Estate

April 1, 2019
PBI: Evidence for Trial Lawyers

April 2, 2019
PBI: Dining Out: Legal Issues for Restaurants and Their Customers

April 3, 2019
Family Law Section: Ethics in Adoption of Children Cases

April 9, 2019
Elder Law & YLS Presents: Introduction to Guardianships for Adult Incapacitated Persons

April 10, 2019
PBI: Successful Real Estate Development Projects

April 11, 2019
PBI: Understanding Social Security Retirement 2019

April 17, 2019
Trial Advocacy Series Part 2: The Beginning of Trial - Voir Dire & Opening Statements

Montgomery Bar Association

100 West Airy Street
Norristown, PA 19401

Ph: 610-279-9660