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Register for the Legal Aid Golf Classic on June 24, 2019 **Sponsorships Due by This Friday!**
Legal Aid Golf Classic

Space is filling up quickly for the 2019 Legal Aid Golf Classic, which will be held on Monday, June 24th at The 1912 Club (formerly Plymouth Country Club). Please note the new day and location! Once again, net proceeds from the golf outing will be matched dollar-for-dollar by the MBA and donated to Legal Aid of Southeastern PA.

There are a number of ways you can participate:

  • Golf - Enjoy a fun day on the course with colleagues. Golf packages include greens fees, cart, practice time, on-course refreshments, continental breakfast and post-outing awards luncheon.
  • Sponsor - Support LASP and build your brand with a sponsorship level to suit your need, beginning at just $250! To ensure proper recognition on signage, please register as a sponsor NO LATER THAN THIS FRIDAY, JUNE 14th!
  • Attend the Luncheon - Not a golfer? Join us for the post-outing buffet luncheon.
  • Buy/Sell Raffle Tickets - Dozens of great prizes are available, including gift certificates to local retailers and restaurants, tickets to sporting events, and more! Tickets are just $5 each or 5 for $20. Make sure to attribute your ticket purchase to the MBA Section Challenge (see below).

Click the button below to register. Hope to see you on the course!


MBA Section Challenge - Now Through June 20th
MBA Section Challenge

Section Challenge Update - Probate & Tax came through and sold 30 tickets this week! Young Lawyers are holding onto the lead by a thread with Family Law and Trial Lawyers close behind. Paralegals still have the goose egg, but there's still about 2 weeks left so it's still anyone's game!

The current standings are:

Young Lawyers Section - 45
Trial Lawyers Section - 40
Family Law Section - 40
Probate & Tax Section - 30
Montco Paralegals - 0

CLICK HERE to purchase tickets online.

If you are selling tickets for your section, please mark your stub with your section's name or abbreviation. Questions? Give us a call at 610-279-9660.

Get-in-the-Loop Luncheon - This Wednesday at Brookside Country Club in Pottstown
Get in the Loop

In an effort to accommodate members who live and practice in different parts of the county, we've scheduled a series of FREE "Get in the Loop" luncheons throughout the summer. Catch up with fellow members, get updates on MBA news and events, and have a chance to provide valuable feedback to MBA leadership. All luncheons begin at noon and end around 1:30 PM.

June 12 - Brookside Country Club, Pottstown - Click here to register.

July 10 - William Penn Inn, Gwynedd - Click here to register.

Stay tuned to BarNews for additional dates and locations!

Trial Lawyers Section "Trial Advocacy CLE Series" Continues This Wednesday
Trial Certificate

Direct & Cross of Lay & Expert Witnesses -- In the third of five trial advocacy CLE programs presented by the MBA Trial Lawyers Section, learn the fine art of direct- and cross-examination from two of Pennsylvania's most accomplished jurists: Timothy Lawn, Esq. (Raynes Lawn Hehmeyer) and Daniel Ryan, Esq. (O'Brien & Ryan). This program is scheduled for 4:00 PM at the MBA Building(100 W. Airy St., Norristown) and is followed by a FREE Happy Hour with the Young Lawyers Section at Five Saints Distilling (129 E. Main St., Norristown).

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. 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).


CLE Spotlight: 6 Practical Tips on Environmental Due Diligence in Real Estate Transactions - This Thursday
CLE Spotlight

All members are invited to attend a special CLE presentation entitled "6 Practical Tips on Environmental Due Diligence in Real Estate Transactions" on June 13th, noon - 1:30 PM at the MBA Building. Learn how to alert prospective clients who are acquiring properties with past industrial uses; advise clients and prospective clients about how to effectively incorporate environmental due diligence in prospective transactions; and how to more quickly recognize favorable opportunities to pursue and unfavorable opportunities to reject. Includes lunch and 1.0 Hour Substantive CLE Credit.


Young Lawyers Happy Hour - June 27th at Tannery Run Brew Works in Ambler
Happy Hour

The Young Lawyers Section will be hosting a FREE Happy Hour for members on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at Tannery Run Brew Works (131 E. Butler Ave., Ambler, PA). Enjoy free drinks, food, and networking at one of the area's newest brew pubs. All members welcome!


Enroll in Our Online Lawyer-to-Lawyer Networking Service
Lawyer to Lawyer Networking

Exclusive to MBA Members, our Lawyer-to-Lawyer Networking Service is a low-cost advertising opportunity and a valuable resource for referring (and receiving) potential clients. To ensure that you are listed for the 2019-20 program year, make sure to complete an enrollment form and submit by July 30, 2019.

If you would like to join the Lawyer-to-Lawyer Networking Service, click on the button below to download your form.


Burly Dove Bistro - You Pick the Next Menu Item!
Burly Dove Bistro

The Burly Dove Bistro at the Montgomery Bar Association needs your help! A spot has opened up on the menu and they want YOU to fill it! Have an old favorite that you would like to return or a brand new item that you feel the bistro should serve? Let them know!

CLICK HERE to send an email to Chef/Owner Nick Pisano with your idea.

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 here to view the menu & more information!

Legal Aid of Southeastern PA - New Pottstown Office Location
Legal Aid Pottstown

Maintaining its longtime presence in Pottstown, while providing free parking and full handicapped accessibility, Legal Aid of Southeastern PA (LASP) recently moved its western Montgomery County office from King Street to 933 N. Charlotte St., Suite 2-A in Pottstown

LASP provides free civil legal services in Montgomery, Bucks, Chester and Delaware counties. Through a centralized Helpline (1-877-429-5994) and advocates based in all four counties, LASP provides quality legal representation to low-income and vulnerable clients in cases involving domestic violence, public benefits, housing, consumer and bankruptcy, employment, health, wills/powers of attorney, juvenile and elder law, expungements and record sealing.

MBA Member Quick Tips - Help Wanted
Quick Tips

The MBA is currently seeking two part-time staff members:

Custodial/Banquet Set-up - We are in need of a person to maintain office facilities and coordinate meeting room set ups for busy facility on a part-time basis (4-5 days a week, 20-25 hours per week). Must be able to follow directions, work independently and have housekeeping ability (multiple restrooms). Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. required. Knowledge in minor maintenance and repairs a plus.

Reception / Secretarial / Administrative Support - Part-time opening for individual with 5+ years' experience. Phone and customer service skills necessary; must be able to work independently, handle interruptions, and possess knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. Hours will be 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM, Monday - Friday.

If you know anyone looking for part-time work, please have them send a resume and salary requirements to or Attn: MBA Personnel Dept., P.O. Box 268, Norristown, PA 19404-0268

Don't forget to check out the latest employment opportunities on our online Job Bank - click here!

Upcoming Events

June 12, 2019
Get in the Loop Luncheon
Brookside Country Club, Pottstown, PA

June 24, 2019
Legal Aid Golf Classic
The 1912 Club, Plymouth Meeting, PA

June 27, 2019
Young Lawyers Happy Hour
Tannery Run Brew Works, Ambler, PA

Upcoming CLE

June 12, 2019
Trial Advocacy Series: Direct & Cross of Lay & Expert Witnesses

June 13, 2019
6 Practical Tips on Environmental Due Diligence in Real Estate Transactions

June 19, 2019
The New Pennsylvania Arbitration Law Effective July 1, 2019

June 20, 2019
Federal Policy: Just a Little Patience is All You Need

June 25, 2019
PBI - Wage and Hour Law Update 2019

June 26, 2019
PBI - Cyber Liability: Preventing, Responding and Resolving 2019

July 9, 2019
PBI - The Best Retirement and Estate Plans for Attorneys

July 11, 2019
PBI - Construction Contract Drafting

July 16, 2019
PBI - Real Estate Agent & Broker Liability

July 17, 2019
PBI - Maximizing the Outcome of Personal Injury Cases

July 23, 2019
The Role of Counsel in Representing the Alleged Incapacitated Person

Montgomery Bar Association

100 West Airy Street
Norristown, PA 19401

Ph: 610-279-9660