788 Turnpike Street – Beaver PA 15009 – Phone: 724-728-4888 – Fax: 724-728-7717

CLE

 

BEAVER COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION

NEW LOCAL RULES OF ARBITRATION AND

GUIDELINES AND REQUIREMENTS FOR SERVING AS AN ARBITRATOR

VIDEO REPLAY SEMINAR

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2021

 

A video recording of the CLE seminar entitled “New Local Rules of Arbitration and Guidelines and Requirements for Serving as an Arbitrator” featuring Keith McMillen, Esquire; Ken Fawcett, Esquire; William Hare, Esquire; and Judge James Ross will be shown on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at the Beaver County Bar Association.  Registration will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. The video seminar will follow from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

 

This one and one-half hour substantive credit video seminar is intended to educate lawyers to the amendments to our local rules of arbitration and to provide guidelines to the lawyers on how to conduct the arbitrations in order to rectify problems and issues that have arisen/occurred in the Beaver County arbitration system over the years. Attendance by lawyers will be a requirement necessary to have your name placed on the eligible arbitrators’ list/be certified for selection by the Court Administrator. The information provided at this seminar will not only educate those in attendance on the new rules, but also provide them with proper protocol and guidelines to follow at the arbitration hearings.

 

                This seminar has been approved by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Continuing Legal Education Board for one and one-half hours of substantive credit.

  

SEATING FOR THIS SEMINAR IS LIMITED TO 20. 

THE FIRST 20 RESERVATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

 

Click Here for Registration Form

 

Please return completed forms to Tiffany at bcba@beavercountybar.net
BY NO LATER THAN Tuesday, September 21, 2021.

 


 

BEAVER COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION

“TIPS AND TRAPS IN COMMONWEALTH COURT APPEALS”

APPELLATE ADVOCACY PROGRAM

MONDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2021

 

Commonwealth Court Judge Michael H. Wojcik will present a CLE seminar entitled “Tips and Traps in Commonwealth Court Appeals” on Monday, October 4, 2021 at the Beaver County Courthouse in Courtroom No. 6. Registration will begin promptly at 3:30 p.m. The seminar will follow from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

This one (1) hour substantive credit seminar is the fourth segment in the Appellate Advocacy Program for Young Lawyers in the Beaver County Bar Association for 2021.  In this course, Commonwealth Court Judge Michael H. Wojcik will provide insights and tips for handling an appeal.  The discussion will include identifying which cases are appealed to Commonwealth Court, preserving issues at the trial court, completing the record, filing motions, and tips on briefing and arguing.

 

                This seminar has been approved by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Continuing Legal Education Board for one (1) hour of substantive credit.

 

Tuition for this seminar:                            

Young Lawyers who are members of the BCBA                                Free

    BCBA Members who are not Young Lawyers                                    $15.00

   Young Lawyers who are NOT members of BCBA                             $25.00

   Non-Members who are not Young Lawyers                                       $50.00

 

SEATING FOR THIS SEMINAR IS LIMITED TO 20.

THE FIRST 20 RESERVATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. 

 

Click Here for Registration Form

 

Please return completed forms to Tiffany at bcba@beavercountybar.net
BY NO LATER THAN Friday, October 1, 2021.

 

 


 

PBI GROUPCAST SEMINARS

 

PBI offers live via simulcast many of their courses in classrooms across the Commonwealth, now including BCBA.  There is no limit to the number of credits that can be earned in this group setting.

Your questions or comments can be emailed, telephoned or faxed directly to the speakers and will be addressed “live” during the program!  A wireless internet connection will be available for your use – so bring your laptop.

Below are the simulcast seminars that have been scheduled at BCBA.  Tuition and complete course descriptions of each seminar can be found on PBI’s website.  You must register directly with PBI by calling 1-800-932-4637 or online at www.pbi.org.  PBI offers an “Early Registration” discount off of the tuition for registrations received more than 3 days before the presentation.

In addition, please be advised that due to the “live” format, we are required to adhere to the break schedule that has been provided by PBI.

If you have a topic of interest for a simulcast presentation, please let us know and we will check on the availability in our area.

 

GROUPCAST SEMINAR SCHEDULE

 

THERE ARE NO GROUPCAST SEMINARS SCHEDULED AT BCBA AT THIS TIME. 

 

Please visit pbi.org for a complete listing of all available courses.

 


 

PBI VIDEO REPLAY SEMINARS

 

 

The following PBI video seminars will be shown at the Beaver County Bar Association Building, 788 Turnpike Street, Beaver, PA. Please register directly with PBI at 1-800-932-4637 or online with www.pbi.org.

Visa & Mastercard are accepted. These seminars have been approved by the PA Supreme Court Continuing Legal Education Board for the stated hours of credit. Registrations received more than 3 days before the presentation qualify for an Early Registration discount.

 

Tuition & Course Description . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Go to pbi.org

 

PBI CLE Video Replay Seminars

 

THERE ARE NO PBI CLE VIDEO REPLAY SEMINARS SCHEDULED AT BCBA AT THIS TIME. 

 

Please visit pbi.org for a complete listing of all available courses.

 

 


 

BRIDGE THE GAP

 

The Supreme Court recently 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.

The Beaver County Bar Association will hold two (2) Bridge the Gap seminars per year – March & October.

 

BRIDGE THE GAP SEMINARS ARE POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. 

 

Seminars will be held at the

Beaver County Bar Association Building

788 Turnpike Street, Beaver, PA

Registration:  8:30 a.m.

Seminar:  9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

4 hours of ETHICS CREDIT

COST:

Newly admitted attorneys

That are members of BCBA                                   No Charge

 

Newly admitted attorneys

That are not members of BCBA                             $50.00

 

Non-newly admitted attorneys

That are members of BCBA                                   $25.00

 

Non-newly admitted attorneys

That are not members of BCBA                             $50.00

 

TO REGISTER call the

Beaver County Bar Association office at 724-728-4888

Make checks payable to:  Beaver County Bar Association

 

 


 

CLE & LUNCH

 

The Beaver County Bar Association will present the following CLE seminars at the Beaver County Bar Association 788 Turnpike Street, Beaver, PA.

 

NO LIVE CLE SEMINARS SCHEDULED AT THIS TIME.

 

Each seminar has been or will be approved by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Continuing Legal Education Board for on (1) hour of substantive credit.  

Seating for these seminars is limited to 40.  The first 40 prepaid reservations will be accepted.  

 

Please register with the Bar Association.

Registration: 11:30 a.m.
Lunch: 11:45 a.m. until 12:15 p.m.
Seminar: 12:15 p.m. until 1:15 p.m.

Tuition
Member: Seminar Only – $10.00
Member: Seminar & Lunch – $20.00
Non-Member: Seminar Only – $20.00
Non-Member: Seminar & Lunch – $40.00

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