Annual Membership Dinner - Friday, October 18, 2019 at Philadelphia Country Club

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Annual Membership Dinner - Friday, October 18th at Philadelphia Country Club
The TASA Group

The Annual Membership Dinner will be returning this year as a stand-alone event on Friday, October 18, 2019 at the Philadelphia Country Club in Gladwyne. All members are invited to join us as we gather for an evening of collegiality and honor our 50-Year Members of the Bar.

Registration ends this Friday, October 11th so click on the button below to register!

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Delaware Valley Legal Expo & CLE Symposium - Friday, November 1st at Sheraton Valley Forge Hotel
The TASA Group

Legal Expo & CLE - Together Again!

Join us for a special day-long event featuring numerous CLE options sponsored by each MBA Section, including the 12th Annual Hon. Toby L. Dickman Family Law Seminar and the culmination of our year-long Trial Advocacy Series. Other topics include: Special Needs Trusts, PA Medical Marijuana, Immigration and more.

In the afternoon, stop into the Delaware Valley Legal Expo, held in the Grand Ballroom from 1 - 5 PM, immediately followed by a cocktail reception and prize announcements in the Centennial Ballroom from 5 - 6 PM. The Legal Expo offers opportunities to explore trends, devise solutions, connect with colleagues, and win dozens of great prizes!

Registration is now open. Click on the button below for more information and to register.

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NOTICE: Officer, Director and Judiciary Committee Openings for 2020
2019 Positions

The Nominating Committee will meet on Monday, November 11, 2019 to review and endorse applications for the positions indicated as follows:

- 6 Candidates for positions on the Judiciary Committee

- 5 Candidates for positions on the Board of Directors

- Candidates for Elected Officer Positions (Secretary, Treasurer, Vice President)

Interested individuals must complete the required questionnaires which may be obtained by clicking on the links below or by calling Megan Ware at 610-279-9660, Ext. 200.

The completed questionnaires must be returned to the MBA, Attn: Megan Ware, no later than October 30, 2019. Please attach a current copy of your CV to the questionnaire.

CLICK HERE to download the questionnaire for MBA Officer

CLICK HERE to download the questionnaire for MBA Director

CLICK HERE to download the questionnaire for MBA Judiciary Committee

CLICK HERE to view full notice as published in the Montgomery County Law Reporter, which includes a list of selection factors that will be considered by the Nominating Committee.



Montgomery Bar Foundation Seeks Applicants for Board of Trustees and Nominations for Hon. Milton O. Moss and Hon. Louis D. Stefan Awards
2019 Positions

The Montgomery Bar Foundation (MBF) is the face of the Montgomery County legal community to charitable organizations throughout County. We are the Bar's most visible manifestation of supporting our community by promoting access to justice. The Foundation's Trustees fulfill the crucial function of managing this legacy and ensuring funding to support those organizations in Montgomery County that promote access to justice.

This year, the MBF will nominate three (3) candidates for the positions on the Board of Trustees. These positions are three year terms, commencing January 2020. You do not need to be a lawyer to serve on the MBF Board of Trustees.

Additionally, the MBF is accepting nominations for The Honorable Milton O. Moss Public Service Award and The Honorable Louis D. Stefan Law Enforcement Award.

The Moss Award is bestowed annually upon a resident of, or organization within, Montgomery County who has rendered distinguished service in support of the justice system.

The Stefan Award is bestowed annually upon a law enforcement official in Montgomery County who exceeds the scope of his or her duties in promoting the rule of law and administration of justice.

If you would like to serve on the MBF Board of Trustees, or if you would like to nominate an individual or organization for the Moss or Stefan award, please send an email to nancypaul@montgomerybar.org or send a letter to: Montgomery Bar Foundation, Attn: Nancy Paul, 100 W. Airy Street, P.O. Box 268, Norristown, PA 19404-0268 before November 6, 2019.

If you are interested in serving on the MBF Board of Trustees, please include your qualifications and experiences, if any, that you have with regard to non-profit organizations.


Special Pro Bono Month CLE/CJE on October 23rd - Challenges of Reentry - Simulation & Discussion
Federal Court Judges

Understanding that the best way to support members’ efforts to give back is to provide the tools to maximize those efforts, The MBA Pro Bono Committee is proud to sponsor a special Pro Bono Month CJE/CLE on Wednesday, October 23rd from 2 to 4 PM.  This unique event will bring together MCCP Judges, Magisterial District Judges, and other MBA members for a simulation exercise demonstrating the complex challenges of reentry individuals, followed by inspiring and challenging small-group discussions.  This workshop will provide an opportunity to explore a crucial access to justice issue in a way that honors the true meaning of Pro Bono Month.  SPACE IS LIMITED - Click on the button below to register!

Also in honor of Pro Bono Month, the Pro Bono Committee will be sponsoring its second annual “Thanks a Latte” Bar throughout the morning of Wednesday, October 23rd. All MBA members are invited to stop by the Bar Building for some caffeinated support and a sweet treat.  While here, please take a moment to learn about all the exciting and meaningful ways you can share your talents to serve the most vulnerable members of our community throughout the year.  In honor of this important month, all members are encouraged to commit to one shift, one event, one program, or even one hour for the betterment of our community (For example: Consider registering to volunteer with our EPIC program HERE!)

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Meet the New Eastern District of Pennsylvania Judges - October 30th
Federal Court Judges

Please join us on Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 8 - 10 AM, for a special CLE & networking event presented by the Federal Courts Committee. Meet three of our recently confirmed E.D. Pa. Judges (pictured above, top row, left to right): Hon. Chad F. Kenney, Hon. Joshua D. Wolson, and Hon. John Milton Younge. Hon. Juan R. Sánchez, Chief Judge and Hon. Mark A. Kearney (pictured above, bottom row, left to right) will also attend. One hour CLE on the best practices, followed by a meet-and-greet at the Bar Building.. Includes 1.0 Hour Substantive CLE Credit

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New LRS/MMLAP Year Begins October 1st - Renew or Enroll Today in our Lawyer Referral Service and Modest Means Legal Access Program to Ensure Valuable Referrals for the Coming Year!
Lawyer Referral Service

Enrollment is now open for the 2019-20 Lawyer Referral Service (LRS) and 2019-20 Modest Means Legal Access Program (MMLAP), both of which begin on October 1, 2019 and run through September 30, 2020.

The Lawyer Referral Service and Modest Means Legal Access Programs are great ways to grow your business and client base, with advertising and promotion funded by the MBA.

Click here to learn about all the new ways that we're promoting LRS, MMLAP and #RealLawyers like you!

For more information about the programs or to register, click on the button below. NOTE: You must be logged into your montgomerybar.org account to view this page. If you are rerouted to the "My Account" page after logging in, you may reach the LRS-MMLAP page by clicking on the "Lawyer Referrals" tab under your name. There you will find a link to the LRS-MMLAP page.

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Burly Dove Bistro at the Montgomery Bar Association - Check Out the New Menu!
Burly Dove Bistro Specials

Click Here to view the new Fall/Winter menu!

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!

CLICK HERE


More MBA Member Quick Tips
Quick Tips

Have you visited your Member Account Portal on www.montgomerybar.org lately? Through your online member portal, you can:

  • Read member notices;
  • Pay your membership dues;
  • See events/CLEs you've registered for or have attended;
  • Download content from CLEs and meetings you've attended (if available);
  • View and update status of LRS/MMLAP referrals;
  • See opportunities to volunteer;
  • Visit the Membership Directory (members-only);
  • Use our Lawyer-to-Lawyer Networking program (members-only);
  • Share your news;
  • and more!

Click Here to visit your MBA member account portal (login is required)

Upcoming Events

October 18, 2019
Annual Membership Dinner
Philadelphia Country Club, Gladwyne, PA

November 1, 2019
Delaware Valley Legal Expo & CLE Symposium
Sheraton Valley Forge, King of Prussia, PA

Upcoming CLE

October 8, 2019
PBI - For the Love of Deeds

October 10, 2019
PBI - Advanced Storytelling and Persuasion Skills for Lawyers

October 11, 2019
PBI - Revocable Trusts: Types, Funding and Drafting

October 15, 2019
Criminal Defense Committee: Building a Career Practicing Criminal Law

October 16, 2019
PBI - Productivity Bootcamp

October 17, 2019
Real Estate Committee - What's Happening in County Planning: Suburban Homesteads, Construction and Housing Prices

October 18, 2019
PBI - Orthopedic Treatments and Technology with the Rothman Institute

October 22, 2019
PBI - Entertainment Law

October 23, 2019
Understanding and Addressing the Challenges of Reentry - Simulation and Discussion

October 29, 2019
Elder Law Committee: Current Issues with Medicaid Long-Term Care Benefits

October 30, 2019
Meet the New Eastern District of PA Judges

October 31, 2019
MCAP: The Art of Representing a Child in the Legal Arena

November 1, 2019
Delaware Valley Legal Expo & CLE Symposium - Click here to check out seminars, times, and pricing!


Montgomery Bar Association

100 West Airy Street
Norristown, PA 19401

Ph: 610-279-9660
www.montgomerybar.org