Bench-Bar and Annual Conference

Where

Borgata, Atlantic City

When

October 12-13, 2018

What

The Philadelphia Bar Association's premier event for networking and socializing with colleagues and members of the judiciary.

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Schedule & Highlights

This year’s conference again boasts 23 sessions affording lawyers and judges up to 9 CLE credits, as well as 9 CJE credits that clearly offer something for everyone.

The conference will highlight programming, such as:

  • Winning the Criminal Battle without Losing the Civil War
  • Tweets, Posts, Chats, Instagram ‐‐ Not Your Grandfather’s Evidence!
  • Discussing Damages: How to Maximize Your Client’s Recovery at Trial
  • Moving Forward from #MeToo: Sexual Harassment at the Courthouse, Networking Events & Beyond
  • Hot Topics from the Ethics Hotline
  • PFA Practice and Procedure in the First Judicial District
  • Disabilities, Discipline, Delinquency and Access to Justice
  • First Judicial District “Family Feud” Breakfast Plenary
  • Education Session by Thomas R. Kline, Founding Partner of Kline & Specter, P.C.,

Friday, Oct. 12

Conference Check-in Opens

  • 9 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

  • 9 - 10:30 a.m.

Four Concurrent CLE Programs

  • 10 - 11:30 a.m.

Conference Welcome & Networking Lunch

  • 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Four Concurrent CLE Programs

  • 1 - 2 p.m.

Refreshment Break

  • 2 - 2:15 p.m.

Four Concurrent CLE Programs

  • 2:15 - 3:15 p.m.

Refreshment Break

  • 3:15 – 3:30 p.m.

Four Concurrent CLE Programs

  • 3:30 - 5 p.m.

CLE Program

  • 5 - 6 p.m.

Martini Madness Cocktail Hour

  • 6 - 6:30 p.m.

Dinner Reception and Cocktail Party

  • 7 - 10 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 13

Breakfast Buffet

  • 8 - 9:30 a.m.
  • First Passport Giveaway

CLE Program

  • 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

Break

  • 9:30 - 9:45 a.m.

4 Concurrent CLE Programs

  • 9:45 - 10:45 a.m.

Break

  • 10:45 - 11 a.m.

Conference Conclusion and Plenary

  • 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Final Passport Giveaway

Sponsors

For sponsorship information contact, the Philadelphia Bar Association's Director of Meetings and Special Events, Tracey McCloskey.