PA’s New Entity Transactions Law

» Live Webinar — May 28

Effective July 1, Pennsylvania will have simplified procedures for M&A and other fundamental transactions. For 1 hour, join Bill Clark for an information-packed webinar on everything you need to know about the new provisions.

Family Law Institute

Pennsylvania’s New Power of Attorney

» Mechanicsburg, Simulcast & Webcast — June 15

» Philadelphia — June 18

» Pittsburgh — June 30

Act 95 made significant changes to Powers of Attorney. Explore the changes, gain insights and answers, and discover how the statute impacts your practice.

Civil Practice and Procedure in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas

» Philadelphia, 3 Simulcast Locations, Live Webcast – June 17

Available nowhere else: a wealth of practical guidance directly from the Judges and key court personnel of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas!

Pennsylvania Suggested Standard Criminal Jury Instructions, Second Edition with 2015 Supplement

» Buy now

The 2015 Supplement updates the Second Edition, which includes hundreds of criminal instructions keyed numerically to the Crimes Code, with many offering alternative language depending on the case facts.


The latest from our new blog: PBI Now

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House Arrest is Not “Incarceration” for Purposes of Unemployment Compensation Law Disqualifier

A claimant on house arrest was not “incarcerated” and therefore not ineligible for unemployment benefits, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court held in Chamberlain v. UCBR.
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Direct Supervision of Child Not Required for Conviction of Endangering Child’s Welfare

The crime of endangering the welfare of children does not require direct supervision of a child, only supervision of the child’s welfare, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court held in Commonwealth v. Lynn.
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Candidate Removed from Ballot after Falsely Designating Himself as a Lawyer

A law school graduate who is neither licensed to practice law nor working with the law in any capacity cannot identify himself as a “lawyer” in nomination papers for public office, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court held in In re Beyer.

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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.




Changing Law Firms: Ethical Guidance for Pennsylvania Law Firms and Attorneys

Reliable guidance for the legal, ethical, and practical issues facing you while changing law firms.

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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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The Law of Oil and Gas in Pennsylvania, with 2015 Supplement

Recent updates from key cases in oil and gas law. Explore Sabella v. Appalachian Development Corp., Harrison v. Cabot Oil & Gas Corp., and Pennsylvania Environmental Defense Foundation v. Commonwealth.

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