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Mar 25: Police, Law, Race and Criminal Justice Post-Ferguson

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 9:58am
The Pittsburgh Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society will be presenting a program entitled Society : Police, Law, Race and Criminal Justice Post-Ferguson on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm at University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Barco Law Building - Alcoa Room, 3900 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA. This program features a discussion on the intersections of policing, race and criminal justice. We will focus our discussion on the impacts of Ferguson in regards to the future of policing and our criminal justice system. The presenter for the program is Professor David A. Harris, Distinguished Faculty Scholar, University of Pittsburgh School of Law. More Information and Registration

Apr 15: Probating Estates and an Alternative to Probate in Philadelphia – Homeownership Issues

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 9:21am
Philadelphia VIP, the hub of pro bono legal services in Philadelphia, will be presenting a program entitled Probating Estates and an Alternative to Probate in Philadelphia – Homeownership Issues on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 from 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm at Pepper Hamilton LLP, 3000 Two Logan Square, Eighteenth and Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19103-2799. This program is co-sponsored by the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Probate and Trust Law Section. Pepper Hamilton LLP is hosting the training and providing lunch. This seminar will delve into the probate process and an alternative to probate (§ 3546 Petition) as avenues to transfer legal title of homes into VIP clients’ names. It will concentrate on the unique issues that low-income clients frequently encounter in obtaining title to a family property, including how to utilize the financial assistance of the Tangled Title Fund in representing these clients. Keeping low-income Philadelphians in their homes is critical to keeping families from becoming homeless and in helping people break the cycle of poverty. It also combats the occurrence of abandoned properties and neighborhood blight. This seminar will be taught by Carole B. Sheffield, shareholder at Anderson Kill PC, and Roxane L. Crowley, staff attorney at VIP. Attorneys receive 2 free CLE credits if they accept a VIP case within 6 months of the training. Please visit https://phillyvip.org/content/training-registration-form, to reserve your space.

Apr 09: Ethics of Blogging for Lawyers (Webinar)

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 8:58am
Avvo, Inc, the marketing platform for lawyers, is offering a free webinar entitled, Ethics of Blogging for Lawyers on April 9, 2015 at 1:00 pm Eastern. This webinar covers topics in Blogging and Social Media What are the primary legal issues that arise when blogging? Josh King, Avvo’s General Counsel and VP of Business Development, will review the basics of getting started with blogging, and cover some of the potential pitfalls that face bloggers in general – and legal bloggers in particular. Lawyers who attend this webinar will learn about: The application of attorney advertising rules to legal blogging, and the first amendment considerations involved. Defamation, liability for third party comments, and the nuts and bolts of dealing with takedown requests under the DMCA. Special considerations when blogging about clients. *Please note, CLE credit will only be given to those that attend the session live. More Information and Registration

May 14: SeniorLAW Center 2015 GALA

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 11:05am
The SeniorLAW Center’s will be holding its 2015 Gala on Thursday, May 14, 2015 at the Crystal Tea Room in Philadelphia. The event honors “6 Over 60”: remarkable seniors who have made a profound impact on their community. More Information

May 12: Pennsylvania Innocence Project Annual Celebration of Justice

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 10:51am
The Pennsylvania Innocence Project will celebrate its 6th anniversary with its Annual Celebration of Justice on May 12, 2015 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the University of the Arts Dorrance Hamilton Hall, 320 South Broad Street, Philadelphia. The celebration will begin at 6:00 p.m. with a catered cocktail party followed at 7:00 p.m. with a very special evening of true stories told by those who make a difference. The program, Seeking Truth: Stories from the Pennsylvania Innocence Project, will be hosted by Hillary Rea, award-winning storyteller and founder of Tell Me A Story. 2015 Award Presentation Hero of Justice Award – Charles and Barbara Haldeman Maureen K. Rowley Award – Ellen Greenlee, Defender Emeritus, Defender Association of Philadelphia Edward D. Ohlbaum Volunteer Award – Joshua Snyder, Boni & Zack LLC More Information and Registration

May 07 - May 09: 2015 Equal Justice Conference

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 10:33am
The ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service and the National Legal Aid & Defender Association will be holding the 2015 Equal Justice Conference on May 7-9, 2015 at the Hilton Austin, 500 East 4th Street, Austin, TX 78701. Preconference sessions are offered on Tuesday, May 5 and Wednesday, May 6 and are available to full conference registrants only. The Equal Justice Conference brings together all components of the legal community to discuss equal justice issues as they relate to the delivery of legal services to the poor and low-income individuals in need of legal assistance. The emphasis of this Conference is on strengthening partnerships among the key players in the civil justice system. Through plenary sessions, workshops, networking opportunities and special programming, the Conference provides a wide range of learning and sharing experiences for all attendees. Pro bono and legal services program staff, judges, corporate counsel, court administrators, private lawyers, paralegals, bar association leaders and many others attend this event. The main Conference will celebrate the ongoing collaboration between pro bono and legal services programs and will explore additional partnerships that must be created, the resources that must be tapped, and new issues facing clients. Full information on the conference is available on the event website at www.equaljusticeconference.org. Conference Brochure

Mar 25: Pennsylvania Bar Association Committee/Section Day

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 10:02am
More than 40 Pennsylvania Bar Association committees and sections are scheduled to meet on March 25 during the PBA Committee /Section Day at the Radisson Hotel Harrisburg, located in Camp Hill. Committee meeting room assignments will be posted at the PBA registration desk, located in the hotel's convention center lobby. Get the full list of meetings. Reserve to attend in person. Reserve to attend by conference call. Get directions to the hotel. Questions can be directed to the PBA's Ursula Marks by email or by phone, 800-932-0311, ext. 2206, or Suzanne Crist by email or by phone at 800-932-0311, ext. 2253.

Feb 25: Beyond Legal Services: Empowering Migrants as they Integrate

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 12:36pm
The Immigration Advocates Network is offering a free webinar entitled Beyond Legal Services: Empowering Migrants as they Integrate on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 from 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Eastern. This webinar is designed to connect advocates to information and resources that address their clients’ needs beyond immigration legal assistance. It will introduce a new resource by the Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, "First Steps: An LIRS Guide for Refugees, Asylum Seekers, and Migrants released from Detention" and answer the following questions for migrants of various statuses: What are challenges immigrants face in accessing benefits and services? What are common pitfalls and dangers immigrants experience, and how can service providers help clients avoid these problems? Who is eligible for federal public benefits and health care benefits? What other resources are available to migrants as they integrate into the United States? How can advocates empower their clients to access their rights and benefits? The panelists are Angela Edman, Staff Attorney at Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service; Avideh Moussavian, Economic Justice Policy Attorney at the National Immigration Law Center; and Liz Sweet, Director for Access to Justice at Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service. More Information and Registration

Mar 04: Outlook Training (Webinar)

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 8:52am
The Legal Services National Technology Assistance Project will be holding a free webinar training on Microsoft Outlook on March 4, 2015, from 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Eastern. The training will be presented by by Sandy Rylander of Rylander Consulting. Registration: The training will be held via join.me, so no pre-registration is required. Join the meetingseveral minutes before the appointed start time by going to https://join.me/NTAPtraining. Please enter your full name when prompted, followed by your organization information (i.e. Brian Rowe, Northwest Justice Project) For more information on how to use the join.me platform, please see these useful resource from LSNTAP. For questions about these trainings, please contact Brian Rowe of Northwest Justice Project at brianr@nwjustice.org or (206) 395-6094 or through LSNTAP.org chat. This training will be recorded for later posting on LSNTAP.orgs website and YouTube Channel.

Mar 16: Opening the Courthouse Doors to Limited English Proficient Individuals: Language Access in PA Courts and Administrative Agencies

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 9:52am
The Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI) will be presenting a program entitled Opening the Courthouse Doors to Limited English Proficient Individuals: Language Access in PA Courts and Administrative Agencies on March 16, 2015 from 12:00 pm - 4:15 pm Eastern. The program will be presented in-person at The CLE Conference Center, Wanamaker Bldg (now Macy's), 10th Floor, Ste. 1010, Philadelphia, PA. The program will also be presented live via simulcast at the following locations: Allentown: Bar Association of Lehigh County 1114 Walnut Street, Allentown, PA Doylestown: Bucks County Bar Association 135 East State Street, Doylestown, PA Mechanicsburg: PBI Conference Center 5080 Ritter Road, Rossmoyne Exit, Rt. 15, Mechanicsburg, PA New Castle: Penn State Cooperative Ext. of Lawrence Co. Lawrence County Courthouse, 430 Court St., 3rd Fl., New Castle, PA Pittsburgh: PBI Professional Development Conference Center Heinz 57 Center, 339 Sixth Ave., 7th Floor, Pittsburgh, PA Reading: Berks County Bar Association 544 Court Street, Reading, PA West Chester: Chester County Bar Association 15 W. Gay Street, West Chester, PA York: York College of Pennsylvania Grantley Hall, Lower Level, York, PA In addition to the live presentation and simulcasts there will be a Live Webcast of the program available for distance learning CLE credit. ?The program will will focus on language access in Pennsylvania courts and administrative agencies, including state and federal language access requirements, the mechanics of working with an interpreter in your office and/or during a legal proceeding, and the ethical issues to consider when working with interpreters and LEP individuals. The faculty for the program consists of outstanding attorneys and professionals, including individuals from the Administrative Office for Pennsylvania Courts and the U.S. Department of Justice, a Judge and Deputy Court Administrator from the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania, and attorneys from legal services organizations. Topics discussed during the presentation will include: Learn the impact of Recent Changes to Language Access Requirements including information on the implementation of the PA Court and Administrative Proceeding Interpreter Certification Law and regulations. Understand the Mechanics of Working with Interpreters Explore the Role of the Judge, Interpreter, Court Administrator, and Attorney Gain Practical Advice about Effectively Representing LEP Clients Art Read of Friends of Farmworkers, one of the Course Planners for the program stated, "Over the past year, the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts (AOPC) has undertaken to require all judicial districts to fully implement the federal and state requirements for full access to all courts for LEP individuals including pro se litigants. This CLE seminar seeks to empower attorneys, paralegals, court administrators, judges, and court interpreters to each understand their roles in making those requirements a functioning reality." Four (4) CLE credits, one (1) of which may be applied toward Ethics are available to attendees of the program. Ethics information has been integrated throughout this program. To receive ethics credit, you must attend the entire course. PBI's Tuition Waiver Program for Legal Services Attorneys The Pennsylvania Bar Institute provides a complete waiver of tuition fees for the first 12 hours of CLE taken to satisfy the Pennsylvania mandatory CLE requirement in any calendar year for all attorneys employed on a full-time basis by Pennsylvania civil or criminal Section 501(c)(3) legal services or public interest organizations. For additional courses (over and above the first 12 hours), eligible attorneys may enroll at 50 percent of the highest member fee. This waiver applies only to attorneys in Section 501(c)(3) organizations that provide legal services at no or de minimus fee to individual members of the public. HOW TO REGISTER FOR THIS PROGRAM: To Register to Attend the Live Program in Philadelphia, or Simulcast Program at another location, you may: Call PBI Toll Free at 1-800-932-4637 and ask for our Customer Service Department. When registering, legal services attorneys should advise customer service of the legal services organization by which they are employed, and provide the promo code: legalserv2015; OR Complete and submit the registration form on the attached brochure by regular mail or fax. Legal services attorneys should identify the legal services organization by which they are employed and note the promo code legalserv2015 on the registration form. To Register to Attend a Live Webcast of the Program: On or after Monday, March 2, 2015, go on-line at www.PBI.org, create an account. Legal services attorneys should register using the promo code: legalserv2015. At the time of registration, please identify the legal services organization by which you are employed. The promo code is only valid for this course and should only be used by legal services attorneys eligible to attend under PBI's tuition waiver program. Attorneys who register for the program using the above promo code that are not employed by a PBI approved legal services organization will be billed for their attendance at the program. Paralegal, Court Administrator and Interpreter Discount Pennsylvania Bar Institute has also established a special rate of $29 for Paralegals, Court Administrators and Interpreters who register in advance for the CLE. Attorney and paralegals not affiliated with legal services organizations are also urged to attend this important program. Those advocates can register for the program either using the registration form on the attached brochure or online on the PBI website. If you have questions or problems registering online, please contact, Angela Edris at aedris@pbi.org or Evelyn Bupp ebupp@pbi.org. Program Brochure

Mar 10: Top 8 Things You Can Do to Get Yourself in Trouble with Technology (Webinar)

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 10:08am
The TASA Group (Technical Advisory Service for Attorneys), n conjunction with legal ethics expert Jennifer Ellis, is presenting a free webinar entitled Top 8 Things You Can Do to Get Yourself in Trouble with Technology on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm. The program is being presented by Jennifer Ellis, who is an attorney with the firm of Lowenthal & Abrams where she practices legal malpractice and ethics. She also manages the firm’s online presence. Jennifer is a frequent author and speaker and is recognized nationally for her knowledge on legal ethics. She speaks and writes on issues including social media, legal ethics, and technology for law firms. Jennifer wrote the book, WordPress in One Hour for Lawyers and the chapter on social media for both the 2013 & 2014 American Bar Association Solo and Small Firm Legal Technology Guide. Jennifer also serves as a law practice management consultant, where she helps attorneys improve the efficiency of their practices and assists with websites on marketing. NOTE: NO CLE CREDIT is listed for this program. More Information and Registration

Mar 10: Top 8 Things You Can Do to Get Yourself in Trouble with Technology

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 10:08am
The TASA Group (Technical Advisory Service for Attorneys), n conjunction with legal ethics expert Jennifer Ellis, is presenting a free webinar entitled Top 8 Things You Can Do to Get Yourself in Trouble with Technology on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm. The program is being presented by Jennifer Ellis, who is an attorney with the firm of Lowenthal & Abrams where she practices legal malpractice and ethics. She also manages the firm’s online presence. Jennifer is a frequent author and speaker and is recognized nationally for her knowledge on legal ethics. She speaks and writes on issues including social media, legal ethics, and technology for law firms. Jennifer wrote the book, WordPress in One Hour for Lawyers and the chapter on social media for both the 2013 & 2014 American Bar Association Solo and Small Firm Legal Technology Guide. Jennifer also serves as a law practice management consultant, where she helps attorneys improve the efficiency of their practices and assists with websites on marketing. NOTE: NO CLE CREDIT is listed for this program. More Information and Registration

Mar 16: Pro Bono Ethics (Webinar)

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 9:37am
The National Association of Pro Bono Professionals (NAPBPro) is presenting a one-hour webinar entitled Pro Bono Ethics on March 16, 2015 from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Eastern. Members of the NAPBPro Executive Committee are pleased to present this informative, one-hour lunchtime webinar on pro bono ethics ... the quandries we confront every day. NOTE: No CLE Credit is listed for this event Registration: NAPBPro Member – Free Non-Member – $20.00 (USD) New members are always welcome to join NAPBPro. The annual fee is only $45. Membership benefits and information on joining is available at http://www.napbpro.net/page-1828839. More Information and Registration

Feb 18: Confessions of a Life Hacker: Everyday Tricks, Shortcuts and Novelties to Improve Efficiency of the Pro Bono Professional

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 9:25am
The National Association of Pro Bono Professionals (NAPBPro) is presenting a one-hour webinar entitled Confessions of a Life Hacker: Everyday Tricks, Shortcuts and Novelties to Improve Efficiency of the Pro Bono Professional on February 18, 2015 from 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Eastern. Members of the NAPBPro Executive Committee are pleased to present this informative, one-hour lunchtime webinar and share their best "Life Hacks" gleaned from years working in the field. NOTE: NO CLE Credit is listed for this event Registration: NAPBPro Member – Free Non-Member – $20.00 (USD) New members are always welcome to join NAPBPro. The annual fee is only $45. Membership benefits and information on joining is available at http://www.napbpro.net/page-1828839. More Information and Registration

Feb 26: Legal Services Reception at the CCBL

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 9:29am
The Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network (PLAN) is hosting a reception, in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Bar Association Pro Bono Office, being held on the evening prior to the start of the Conference of County Bar Leaders (CCBL), Thursday, February 26, 2015, from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. The law schools of the Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Law and Dickinson Law - are the lead sponsors for this year's event. The event will be held at the Lancaster Bar Association, 28 East Orange Street, Lancaster. This reception presents a special opportunity for County Bar Executive Directors and their County Bar Leaders to socialize and strategize with one another and with legal services and PBA representatives and to engage in informal discussions about the past, present and future of legal aid and pro bono in Pennsylvania. All attendees of the CCBL are invited to the reception. Registrations/RSVP should be made in advance, by February 18. For more information about the event please contact Joyce Tomasko at jtomasko@palegalaid.net.

Feb 18: NFPA Webinar: The Ethics of Pro Bono

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 2:55pm
The National Federation of Paralegal Associations will be holding a webinar entitled The Ethics of Pro Bono on February 18, 2015 at 1:00 pm Eastern. NFPA and its member associations have a strong record of providing pro bono and community service to local communities. So much so, that it is embodied in their Code of Ethics. While both endeavors serve the public good, their activities are very different. This webinar will provide attendees with: an understanding of the differences between pro bono and community service; the ethical foundations of performing pro bono and community service; general guidance on the ethics of participating in pro bono; and finally how to report your hours to NFPA. Whether you are a veteran of pro bono and community service or newly active, this CLE will provide you with additional practical and ethical insights. Note: this webinar does NOT carry NFPA Approval for CLE credit Member Cost $FREE! / Non-Member $10 More Information and Registration

Mar 31: Social Media for Non-Profit and Public Interest Organizations 2015 (Webcast)

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 1:58pm
The Practising Law Institute is offering a free webcast of a live presentation from San Francisco entitled Social Media for Non-Profit and Public Interest Organizations 2015 on March 31, 2015 at from 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm Eastern. With the growing focus on social media in the legal profession, smart non-profits and public interest organizations are cultivating a robust social media presence. Learn how to stay on the forefront of this new technology and harness the potential of social media to grow your network of supporters and expand your organization’s footprint. We’ll discuss what tools are working for non-profits, how to develop your organization’s voice and content strategy, and how to establish and support a social media policy and management plan across your program. What You Will Learn Drawing on the latest research, trends and case studies of non-profits in the legal sector, we’ll explore how social media and networking tools can be used to grow your organization’s online presence, and in turn, attract more supporters and volunteers and reach more beneficiaries. By the end of this seminar attendees will be familiar with: Common social media tools and how to choose the right ones for your program How to develop an effective and sustainable content strategy Approaches to developing and honing your organization's "voice" How to engage with and respond to diverse constituencies online How to develop and maintain a social media policy and management plan Professional and ethical considerations for using social media How to define and measure your social media impact Who Should Attend The session is appropriate for executive directors, program administrators, pro bono managers, and communications and fundraising staff at non-profit and legal services organizations. We will draw on research and real-life examples from the public interest legal community as well as the non-profit sector at large. NOTE: This program is NOT APPROVED for Pennsylvania CLE Credit. More Information and Registration

Mar 31: Social Media for Non-Profit and Public Interest Organizations 2015

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 1:58pm
The Practising Law Institute is offering a free webcast of a live presentation from San Francisco entitled Social Media for Non-Profit and Public Interest Organizations 2015 on March 31, 2015 at from 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm Eastern. With the growing focus on social media in the legal profession, smart non-profits and public interest organizations are cultivating a robust social media presence. Learn how to stay on the forefront of this new technology and harness the potential of social media to grow your network of supporters and expand your organization’s footprint. We’ll discuss what tools are working for non-profits, how to develop your organization’s voice and content strategy, and how to establish and support a social media policy and management plan across your program. What You Will Learn Drawing on the latest research, trends and case studies of non-profits in the legal sector, we’ll explore how social media and networking tools can be used to grow your organization’s online presence, and in turn, attract more supporters and volunteers and reach more beneficiaries. By the end of this seminar attendees will be familiar with: Common social media tools and how to choose the right ones for your program How to develop an effective and sustainable content strategy Approaches to developing and honing your organization's "voice" How to engage with and respond to diverse constituencies online How to develop and maintain a social media policy and management plan Professional and ethical considerations for using social media How to define and measure your social media impact Who Should Attend The session is appropriate for executive directors, program administrators, pro bono managers, and communications and fundraising staff at non-profit and legal services organizations. We will draw on research and real-life examples from the public interest legal community as well as the non-profit sector at large. NOTE: This program is NOT APPROVED for Pennsylvania CLE Credit. More Information and Registration

Mar 24: Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network Excellence Awards

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 12:40pm
Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc. will hold the Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network Excellence Awards banquet on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at the Harrisburg Hilton, One North Second Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101 Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Debra McCloskey Todd will be the featured speaker. The 2015 Excellence Awards will be presented to the individuals, groups, and/or organizations that have established excellence and diligence improving the availability and quality of civil legal services for low income people and victims of domestic violence in Pennsylvania. The recipients of the 2015 Excellence Awards are: Carl W. Bailey, Linda A. Bergman, Carol Collington, Minta Livengood and Dorothy Young Executive Committee of the Coalition for Affordable Utility Service and Energy Efficiency in Pennsylvania (CAUSE-PA) Deborah L. Freedman, Esq. Deputy Director of Legal Practice, Community Legal Services, Philadelphia, PA Sharon Goldsmith Executive Secretary, Neighborhood Legal Services Association, Pittsburgh, PA The Honorable Alan D. Hertzberg Court of Common Pleas Judge of Allegheny County, Pittsburgh, PA Jennifer L. Heverly, Esq. Attorney, North Penn Legal Services, Williamsport, PA Diana Ingersoll, Esq. Attorney, MidPenn Legal Services, Altoona, PA Michael Lee, Esq. Private Attorney Volunteer, Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity, Philadelphia, PA Merck & Co., Inc. Pro Bono Program Kenneth C. Frazier, CEO; Bruce N. Kuhlik, General Counsel, Whitehouse Station, NJ Jonathan Pyle, Esq. Contract Performance Officer, Philadelphia Legal Assistance, Philadelphia, PA Lawrence A. Swanson Executive Director , ACTION-Housing, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA More Information Tickets and Sponsorship Information

Apr 22: Support Center for Child Advocates Annual Benefit Reception & Auction

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 12:11pm
The Support Center for Child Advocates Annual Benefit Reception & Auction will be held on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., (Distinguished Advocates presentation at 4:30 p.m.), at the Crystal Tea Room, Wanamaker Building, Philadelphia. This event will feature a cocktail reception, silent and live auction and will recognize Distinguished Advocates who are making a difference in the lives of children. Kenneth C. Frazier will receive the 2015 Judge Lois G. Forer Child Advocacy Award for his commitment to the health and well-being of youth and his advocacy for access to justice through pro bono representation. The 2015 Distinguished Advocates are Alfred R. Fuscaldo, Gibbons P.C.; Jason T. LaRocco, Fineman Krekstein & Harris, P.C.; Daniel J. Luccaro, Cozen O'Connor; George D. Mosee, District Attorney's Office of Philadelphia; Charles Persing, Bederson, LLP; Lara Thane & Rae-Lynne Tuzzo, Adoptive Parents; Megan E. Watson, Berner Klaw & Watson, LLP; The Eddie Ohlbaum Distinguished Advocate for Children Award will be presented to Lawrence J. Beaser, Blank Rome, LLP. Individual tickets cost $125 each. For more information visit www.advokid.org.