CLE Events

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All seminars have been approved by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Continuing Legal Education Board for the stated hours of credit.

Lunchtime CLE Seminars

These live seminars, typically 1 hour long, are provided by and hosted at the Beaver County Bar Association and have the option to bring your lunch, have lunch provided by BCBA for an additional cost, or attend the seminar only for CLE credit(s). You must pre-register with BCBA by clicking the “register” link next to the seminar title and submitting your registration form to bcba@beavercountybar.net.

Family Treatment Court

Tuesday, March 26, 2024
12:15 pm to 1:15 pm @ BCBA

The Beaver County Bar Association will present the CLE Seminar “Family Treatment Court” at the Beaver County Bar Association in Beaver. Registration will begin promptly at 11:45 a.m. The seminar will follow from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. 

The presenters will be:  Judge Mitchel Shahen, Judge Deborah DeCostro, Tracy Irwin, Jennifer Snyder, Colleen Jesko and Jennifer Gengarella

REGISTRATION DUE BY TUESDAY, MARCH 21ST!

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The Beaver County Bar Association will present a CLE seminar “Family Treatment Court” at the Bar Association building in Beaver. Registration and lunch will begin promptly at 11:45 a.m. The seminar will follow from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.
 
The presenter(s) will be: Judge Mitchel Shahen, Judge Deborah DeCostro, Tracy Irwin, Jennifer Snyder, Colleen Jesko, Jennifer Gengarella
 
This program is an introduction to Beaver County’s Family Treatment Court.  The program will provide an overview of this treatment court.  It will set fourth the procedures that will be followed along with the treatments and supports that will be available. Attendees will gain an insight as to those whom the treatment court would be available and the voluntary nature of the treatment court. 
 
This seminar has been approved by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Continuing Legal Education Board for one (1) hour of substantive credit.
 
Seating for this seminar is limited to 30. The first 30 reservations will be accepted. 
 
PLEASE REGISTER BY THURSDAY, MARCH 21ST!
 
LUNCH WILL BE SERVED ONLY TO THOSE WHO HAVE PREREGISTERED AND PROVIDE THEIR LUNCH ORDER.
 
BROWN BAG LUNCHES ARE PERMISSIBLE. 

Member  – Seminar Only. . . . . . . .  $10.00
Member – Seminar & Lunch. . . . . . . . . $20.00
Non-Member – Seminar Only. . . . . . . .  $20.00
Non- Member – Seminar & Lunch. . . . . .  $30.00

REGISTRATION DUE BY THURSDAY, MARCH 21ST!

Appellate Advocacy Program
CLE Seminar

These live seminars, typically 1.5 hours long, are held at the Beaver County Courthouse and presented by various Judges and or Law Clerks. You must pre-register with BCBA by clicking the “register” link next to the seminar title and submitting your registration form to bcba@beavercountybar.net.

No Appellate Advocacy Program CLE seminars scheduled at this time. 

PBI Live Simulcast Seminars

These seminars, offered through PBI, are broadcast at the Beaver County Bar Association for a group of attendees to earn CLE credit(s). You must register directly with PBI for these seminars which can be done by clicking on the “register” button below the event description, by visiting PBI.org or by calling 1-800-247-4724.

Year in Review for the General Practitioner 2023

Wednesday, December 13, 2023
9:00 am to 12:20 pm @ BCBA

CLE Credits: Substantive: 3

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PBI #11782G            Meal included: No

Tuition: Standard $249   
New Attorney $125     
Paralegal $125
Judicial Law Clerk $125

CLE Credits: Substantive: 3 / Ethics: 0      
Integrated Ethics – No

PBI Video Replay Seminars

These pre-recorded seminars, offered through PBI, are broadcast at the Beaver County Bar Association for a group of attendees for CLE credit(s). You must register directly with PBI for these seminars which can be done by clicking on the “register” link next to the seminar title above, by visiting PBI.org or by calling 1-800-247-4724.

There are no PBI Video Replay Seminars scheduled at this time.

Bridge the Gap Seminars

The Bridge the Gap Program was mandated by the Supreme Court to be a post-admission requirement and charged the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board with its administration. Newly admitted lawyers, who had not previously completed the program as a pre-admission requirement, will have until their first CLE compliance deadline to complete the 4-hour Bridge the Gap requirement. The Beaver County Bar Association will hold two (2) Bridge the Gap seminars per year – March & October. Please visit the PA Bar website for more information.

Bridge the Gap

Tuesday, March 19, 2024 @ BCBA
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

THIS PROGRAM IS IN-PERSON ONLY.
VIDEO WILL BE PLAYED FOR ATTENDEES WITH LIVE IN-PERSON MODERATORS.

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THIS PROGRAM IS IN-PERSON ONLY. 

The Bridge the Gap CLE seminar will be presented at the Bar Association building in Beaver on Tuesday, March 19, 2024.  Registration will begin promptly at 8:30 a.m.  The seminar will follow from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

The Supreme Court mandated the Bridge the Gap Program to be a post-admission requirement and charged the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board with its administration.   Newly admitted lawyers, who had not previously completed the program as a pre-admission requirement, will have until their first CLE compliance deadline to complete the four-hour Bridge the Gap requirement. 

Presenters: Cathy Campbell, Esquire and others to be determined

This seminar has been approved by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Continuing Legal Education Board for four (4) hours of ethics credit. 

Seating for the seminar is limited to 30. The first 30 reservations will be accepted. 

PLEASE REGISTER BY MARCH 15TH!

Tuition for this Seminar:

Newly admitted attorneys who are BCBA Members  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  NO CHARGE
Newly admitted attorneys who are NOT BCBA Members. . . . . . . . . . . . . $25.00*
Non- newly admitted attorneys who are BCBA Members . . . . . . . . . . . . . $25.00
Non-newly admitted attorneys that are NOT BCBA Members . . . . . . . . $50.00*

Please send or bring check for the total amount due found on the registration form,
made payable to the Beaver County Bar Association. No credit or debit cards accepted at this time. 

Avoiding Legal
Malpractice Seminars

Avoiding Legal Malpractice Seminars are provided by PBA and developed by the PBA Professional Liability Committee. The programs are offered in the spring and fall of each year at BCBA. Please visit the PA Bar website for additional information.

Avoiding Legal Malpractice Seminar

 

THIS SEMINAR IS TYPICALLY HELD IN NOVEMBER OR DECEMBER OF EACH YEAR.

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THIS PROGRAM IS IN-PERSON ONLY.

This program features information on a variety of issues that have been identified as common areas where attorneys can be exposed to liability or malpractice claims and focuses on steps we can all take to avoid, or at least mitigate, potential professional liability claims. The program will provide the perspective of a risk manager, addressing some of the scenarios attorneys may encounter in their daily work. Engagement letters, remote work, cloud computing and cybersecurity are among the chief topics. Attend and get tips on steps you can take to cover your practice and be prepared if a claim is asserted against you or your firm.

Attorneys who are insured through the Pennsylvania Bar Association Insurance Program, advised and administered by USI Affinity, have the ability to earn up to a 7.5% discount on their malpractice insurance. The 7.5% credit will be pro-rated based on the number of attorneys in the firm who attend the seminar. The discount does not apply to part-time policies. Questions on your LPL insurance should be directed to USI Affinity at 610-537-1368.

This seminar has been approved by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court
Continuing Legal Education Board for two (2) hours of ethics credit.

Seating for the seminar is limited to 30.  The first 30 reservations will be accepted.