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Family Law Institute

Family Law Institute

Philadelphia & Simulcast – Apr. 23

Whether you are a veteran of family law, just beginning your practice, or somewhere in between, you’re sure to benefit from this year’s Family Law Institute.

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Intellectual Property Law Institute

Philadelphia; Simulcast to Mechanicsburg & Pittsburgh; Live Webcast — Apr. 28 & 29

Intellectual property is a burgeoning practice area with nuances and ever-changing innovations. That’s why those in the know attend PBI’s Intellectual Property Law Institute year after year.

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Act 95: The New POA Law

— Yellow Book —

Catch up on all of the changes brought about by Act 95, and discover how they compare to the original law with this yellow book. Also available as a book/audio CD set.

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Criminal Law Symposium

Solo & Small Firm Conference

Bedford Springs, PA – July 23 & 24

THE conference of the year for solo & small practitioners, at the beautiful Omni Bedford Springs resort. Unbeatable value and an unmatched educational experience!

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The latest from our new blog: PBI Now

PBI Explores the Future of Legal Ed During Innovative Virtual Town Hall

Much has been written and discussed about how law school graduates need to be “practice-ready.” The first of PBI’s Town Hall webcasts on the Future of Legal Education explores that problem in more detail on Tues., Mar. 31, at 12:00 noon.

Arbitrator Erred by Acting as Interest Arbitrator in Act 111 Grievance Arbitration

An arbitrator exceeded his jurisdiction and authority by effectively rewriting bargained-for wage terms in order to settle grievances over wages by several City of Pittsburgh police officers, the Commonwealth Court ruled in City of Pittsburgh v. Fraternal Order of Police Fort Pitt Lodge No. 1.

Charter School can Appeal School District’s Inaction on Request to Amend its Charter

A school district’s failure to act on a charter school’s request to amend its charter constitutes a denial of the amendment and is appealable to the Charter School Appeal Board, the Commonwealth Court held in Discovery Charter School v. School District of Philadelphia.

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In 2015, PBI celebrates its 50th anniversary. In this video, a number of prominent Pennsylvania attorneys join the celebration to share what PBI means to them.

For more on PBI’s 50th Anniversary, including what the future holds, click here.




Custody Law & Practice in Pennsylvania

Turn to this book first for answers to substantive, procedural, tactical, and ethical questions.

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Fee Agreements in Pennsylvania

50 sample forms and numerous model clauses in text and on CD, an easy-to-use, practical tool and reference.

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Premarital Agreements in Pennsylvania

An expert guide through this often highly sensitive document preparation, including information about same-sex couple agreements. Offering 120 model provisions and a concise primer summarizing the law!

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Municipal Liability in Pennsylvania

10 information-packed chapters addressing issues of municipal liability and discussing the evolution of these issues in PA — plus a detailed analysis of the Political Subdivision Tort Claims Act and Recreation Act, along with 2000 + cases cited!

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