14th Annual Animal Law Conference

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On-Demand Video
---------- CLE 5 sub/1 eth PRICE Regular: $299.00
New Attorney: $150.00
Subscribers Pay: $0.00


Earn CLE, including ETHICS and HAVE FUN!

  • Get six CLE credits while having the best time you have ever had at a seminar!
  • Meet other people who share your interest and commitment to animals and an understanding of the laws that impact them.
  • Hear from keynote speaker Michael Markarian, Chief Operating Officer of The Humane Society of the United States and President of the Humane Society Legislative Fund, Washington, D.C.

Explore this ever-growing field of law

  • Keynote Address: Lobbying for Animal Welfare – Negotiating Legal and Political Hurdles*
  • Living with Wildlife – Know the Law*
  • Citizen Lobbying – A Practical How to Workshop
  • How to Start and Run a Dog Park*
  • Community Cats – Practical Advice and Legal Challenges
  • Disaster Strikes! What Happens to Domestic, Farm and Wild Animals in a Disaster*
  • The Law in Action: Cruelty Statute and its Flaws/Cost of Care/Animal Fighting Paraphernalia*
  • Charity Fraud in the Animal Welfare World
  • Annual Animal Law Update*
  • Ethics in Animal Cruelty Prosecutions*

* Simulcast Sessions

Pick your site

  • Join us in Philadelphia where you can select from multiple sessions to build your own program.
  • Join us at any of our simulcast sites for a daylong pre-selected track of great animal law topics, including ethics.

Visit with our exhibitors and their animals in Philadelphia

  • Attend the live Philly location and visit with shelters, rescues, service agencies and other organizations devoted to animal welfare and service. Meet dogs, cats and sometimes other furry friends too!
  • Use this opportunity to find out how you can turn your passion for animals into volunteer and/or legal services opportunities.

Workshop choices will determine whether credits are in substantive law, practice and procedure or ethics.

Program Sponsor: PBA Animal Law Committee


Senator Roy C. Afflerbach The Afflerbach Group LLC
Representative Madeleine Dean Cunnane Montgomery County
Rebekah DeHaven
Penny Conly Ellison , Esq. US Court of Appeals Third Circuit
Rebecca Glenn-Dinwoodie
Heather N. Harmon Kennedy Esq. Harmon Kennedy LLC
Elissa Barbara Katz Esq. Meranze Katz & Gaudioso PC
Ms. Mary Catherine Kenney Esq. PA Office of Attorney General
Jennifer Leary Red Paw Emergency Relief Team
Ms. Dara Lovitz Esq. American Law Institute
Michael Markarian Humane Society of the United States
J. Gregg Miller Esq. Pepper Hamilton LLP (Phila)
Sarah D. Speed Esq. Pennsylvania House Judiciary Committee
Craig William Stedman Esq. Lancaster County District Attorney's Office
Hon. Todd Stephens PA House of Representatives
Kristen Tullo The Humane Society of the United States
Maryanne Wesdock Esq. Pennsylvania Environmental Hearing Board - Erie
Faculty may vary by location.
PBI reserves the right to substitute speakers at all programs.