Friday, February 4, 2011
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. “Legal Implications Arising From Changes in Technology and Social Media” (304) In recent cases, the courts have addressed issues of far- reaching signicance about an individual’s expectation of privacy when using electronic communication devices and social media. Join a lively discussion with the federal judges and practitioners.
Panelists: Nancy Conrad, Esq., White and Williams L.L.P.; Vice Chai ,
PBA Federal Practice Committee Hon. Theodore A. McKee, Chief Judge, U.S. Court of
Appeals for the Third Circuit (invited) Hon. Harvey Bartle, III, Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for
the Eastern District of Pa. (invited) Hon. Yvette Kane, Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the
Middle District of Pa. Hon. Gary L. Lancaster, Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for
the Western District of Pa. Hon. J. Curtis Joyner, U.S. District Court for the Eastern
District of Pa. Hon. Anthony J. Scirica, U.S. Court of Appeals for the
Third Circuit Moderator: Hon. D. Michael Fisher, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third
Circuit; Chai , PBA Federal Practice Committee
1.5 Substantive CLE credit hours Cost: $38
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. County Bar Executive Directors and County Bar Ocers Program – Open to all Midyear Meeting Attendees
“What Members Really Need and Want From Their Local Bar Associations – Part II” This session is Part II from last year’s Midyear Meeting session. What do your members need from their bar associationsintechnology,skilldevelopment,networking and business support to help them in their practice, and how are bar associations responding? Topics will include social networking, senior lawyers, time management, business support and member services. Format will be a combination panel and roundtable discussion.
Does not qualify for CLE credit.
The MCLE programs for the 2011 PBA Midyear Meeting are presented in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Bar Institute. The Pennsylvania Bar Institute is approved by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court CLE Board as an accredited CLE provider. The individual CLE programs for this conference have been approved for the number of credit hours indicated.
2011 PBa Midyear Meeting Key West, Florida
10:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. “10 Best Employment Practices in our Law Oce or Court” (305) Get great insights and tips on managing the workforce in your law oce or court. You’ll be updated by both a management lawyer and a plainti’s lawyer on some of the hottest issues causing problems in the workplace.
Panelists: Vincent Candiello, Esq., Post & Schell P.C. Harold M. Goldner, Esq., Kraut Harris P.C. Moderator: Penina K. Lieber, Esq., Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell &
1.5 Substantive CLE credit hours Cost $38
Saturday, February 5, 2011
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. “Catalyst for Change: The Implementation of the Recommendations of the Interbranch Commission on Juvenile Justice” (306) This CLE program will present the progress being made on the recommendations of the Interbranch Commission on Juvenile Justice, the body created to investigate the juvenile justice scandal in Luzerne County and to develop appropriate recommendations for reform.
The session will examine the procedural and institutional recommendations that are being instituted and/ or considered to provide antidotes to the abuse of judicial power, abdication of professional responsibility and debasement of the rule of law that occurred in Luzerne County with the goal of further strengthening Pennsylvania’s justice system.
Invited panelists: Hon. Ronald D. Castille, Chief Justice,
Supreme Court of Pa. Hon. Robert E. Colville, Judge, Superior Court of Pa. Hon. Christine L. Donohue, Chai , Judicial Conduct Board Hon. Stewart J. Greenleaf, Judiciary Committee Chai ,
Senate of Pa. Kenneth J. Horoho, Jr., Esq., member of the Interbranch
Commission on Juvenile Justice Moderators: Edward W. Madeira, Jr., Esq., Chai , Commissions for
Justice Initiatives in Pennsylvania Gretchen A. Mundor, PBA President
2.0 Substantive CLE credit hours Cost: $50 Sponsored by the Commission for Justice Initiatives in Pennsylvania