It is about the journey as well as the destination.
Welcome to the website of the National Bar Association Women Lawyers Division, Philadelphia Chapter. If this is your first time, please take a moment to become familiar with the various pages contained herein.
Legends of the Law
The Foundation is the charitable arm of the Organization. The Foundation provides annual scholarships ranging from $500 to $5,000. Donations for scholarships are accepted through out the year.
June 2, 2016
Foundation Quarterly Meeting
Location and agenda to be provided to Foundation Members
June 11, 2016
Adoption, Guardianship and Estate Law:
A judicial perspective
presented by the
Honorable Cheryl L. Austin
Montgomery County, Court of Common Pleas
Orphans Court Division
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
1.00 substantive credit hours
Drexel University's Thomas Kline School of Law
$5.00 for members
$10.00 for non-members
Brunch will be available
This is also a great opportunity for networking and to get acquainted with the WLD if you are interested in becoming a member or officer. Hope to see you there.
July 21, 2016
SISTERS in SUCCESS - STRAIGHT TALK
The Price of Success:
a heart-to-heart discussion
Everything has a price. The price, however, is not always obvious.
Join Sisters in Success for a frank discussion by attorneys who made career choices and the actions taken by them upon learning its true price. You do not want to miss this event.
Panelists include: Keir Bradford-Grey, Esquire, Chief Defender, Defender Association of Philadelphia and other successful area attorneys. Moderator: Cherri Gregg, Esquire, Community Affairs Reporter, KYW Newsradio 1060
Registration is required.
PA Department of Banking & Securities
17 North Second Street Suite 1300, Harrisburg Pa 17101
Securities Offerings Analyst 1
$45,066 - $68,519
DESCRIPTIONThis position is responsible for performing comprehensive reviews of various types of registration, exemption, or notice filings of securities to be offered or sold in Pennsylvania to determine compliance with the applicable statutes, regulations, statements of policy, and guidelines.
Must meet PA residency requirement.
Minimum Experience and Training Requirements -
Two years of professional experience in the financial investigation or financial analysis of securities filings and a bachelor’s degree; or Two years of professional experience in corporate finance related to securities filings and a bachelor’s degree; or any equivalent combination of experience and training.
Goldberg, Miller & Rubin, P.C.
Growing CC civil litigation firm is now recruiting a Pennsylvania-barred Attorney with 1-3 years of experience for an associate position. Candidate must be an excellent writer with superior organizational ability. Some local and overnight travel will be required. The firm offers competitive salary and benefits with excellent growth potential.
E-mail cover letter, resume and transcript to email@example.com. Please put Attorney #2 in the email subject line.
Cozen O'Connor is currently seeking a CLE Coordinator who will be the firm expert and resource on continuing legal education (CLE), resident in the Philadelphia office, will have firm-wide responsibility for all aspects of Firm CLE accreditation, program qualification, and individual lawyer tracking and compliance.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop and maintain
knowledge base of all state mandatory CLE requirements and act as a resource to
attorneys, clients, and staff
· Answer questions on an as-needed basis regarding CLE requirements of states other than those in which the firm is an accredited provider and, upon request, apply for credit in these jurisdictions
· Update CLE-related content on the firm’s intranet
Draft communications to
attorneys on rules, CLE course credit awards, updates on regulations, upcoming
programs, deadlines, compliance status, etc.
Ongoing Firm CLE Accreditation Process:
· Maintain accreditation in jurisdictions where the firm is an accredited provider and apply for accreditation in other jurisdictions, as needed
· Prepare and submit year-end reports, accredited provider renewal applications, and other mandatory CLE reports to ensure the firm’s accredited provider status in key jurisdictions
· Apply for individual program accreditation and/or individual attorney CLE credit in jurisdictions in which the firm is not an accredited provider, as necessary, to provide maximum CLE credit for in-house and client programs
Maintain and audit CLE
program files, including course materials, attendance records, program
materials, and other required paperwork
Coordination of Training Program CLE Compliance:
· Administer the firm’s in-house, and online CLE offerings
· Work with Associate Director of Professional Development to establish CLE program procedures for in-house and client programs
· Act as single point of contact with Professional Development and Marketing teams to coordinate invitations, materials, sign-in sheets, remote participation forms, timed agendas, evaluations, and other required paperwork
Enter firm-sponsored CLE
programs into the firm’s CLE tracking database
· Provide client CLE assistance, including CLE administration of client programs, tracking of firm-provided client CLE, creation and distribution of CLE certificates of attendance
Special Projects and Miscellaneous:
Other tasks as assigned
by Associate Director of Professional Development and Director of Legal Talent.
Tasks may include, but not be limited to, the following:
Knowledge and Skills:
· Bachelor’s Degree with at least three years’ experience with similar responsibilities in a large law firm with multiple CLE jurisdictions
· Knowledge of national CLE rules and regulations and ability to assist attorneys with all CLE-related matters; Expertise with Pennsylvania, New York, Illinois, Texas, California, and Virginia, CLE requirements strongly preferred
· Expert proficiency in CLE and training database tools; including PLI
· Strong interpersonal, communication, and technical skills; Ability to communicate effectively and professionally, both verbally and in writing, with lawyers, managers, and staff
· Strong work ethic and ability to maintain strict confidentiality
skills and ability to work under pressure, multitask, and meet deadlines
· High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office software applications
· Ability to work well with internal and external clients
Customer service oriented; responsive to inquiries, strong independent problem solving skills.
Bliss Lawyers is pleased to announce the following opening. Compensation for these positions is competitive, with benefits.
Real Estate Attorney (Temporary, In-House)
Bliss Lawyers is seeking a real estate attorney to work in-house at a retail company in Philadelphia, PA or Atlanta, GA. The ideal candidate will have five or more years of experience in traditional real estate matters, including reviewing leases, lease amendments, and other matters in connection with commercial real estate. Real estate transactional experience, particularly experience with asset purchases, is a plus. This attorney will be providing support for lease renewals as well as real estate transactions. The position is a full-time, temporary engagement and will last approximately three months with the possibility of both extension and conversion into a permanent position in the company's Philadelphia or Atlanta offices. Interviews will begin as soon as appropriate candidates are identified.
Community Legal Services, Inc.
The Executive Assistant/HR Coordinator position is to serve as the primary administrative support to the Deputy Director of Operations. The position requires a highly professional and personable team player, with the ability to accurately assess organizational and systems needs and demonstrate initiative and independent judgment in accomplishing tasks. This individual will have access to highly confidential and sensitive information and must possess a high level of intuition, diplomacy, and the ability to exercise discretion in all activities representing CLS. In addition, this position provides some support to the Finance Director.
Provide comprehensive administrative and secretarial support (word processing, mail, internal paperwork, telephone calls.)
Work with Deputy Director on all recruitment efforts of attorneys, paralegals and other staff
Provide administrative support to all hiring committees
Manage and coordinate on-boarding for new hires
Coordinate and provide administrative support for all human resource activities (including postings, reports, interviews, job fairs, correspondence, and file management)
Create, type, design, and edit correspondence including outgoing mail, e-mail, faxes, memos, charts, tables and graphs.
Coordinate and schedule appointments, meetings, and teleconferences.
Provide calendar management—assist Deputy Director in staying on task, on time, organized and aware of priorities.
Maintain appropriate online and paper filing systems.
Manage routine projects on a day-to-day basis.
Be a part of an overall team. Coordinate and plan with other staff members to ensure continuity and maintain standards.
Coordinate and assist in the preparation of reports
Prepare presentations and meeting materials including reports and printed materials
Provide problem-solving/conflict resolution to a range of administrative issues.
Provide general office assistance and support to other department managers when needed.
Coordinate all volunteer requests.
Assist in the planning and logistics of special events
Represent administration and management in interactions with internal and external contacts.
Perform other duties as assigned.
May be asked to supervise projects and tasks as needed. Some supervision of interns and/or other staff may be required.
B.S./B.A. or equivalent experience. Two (2) or more years prior administrative/human resources experience, including reporting to executive level management.
Thorough knowledge of administrative practices and business procedures along with solid proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) and internet research.
Diplomatic and interpersonal skills
Strong communications skills, organizational skills, and problem solving skills needed
Ability to troubleshoot and enhance present processes
Flexibility and ability to handle diverse project administration responsibilities
Proficiency at creating and writing letters and have the ability to independently draft correspondence and prepare documents for distribution
Extreme attention to detail with a concern for order and quality
Experience with event and meeting planning and coordination for various activities, including dinners, events, special recognition and awards
Possess a customer service focus
Initiative, flexibility and sound judgment
Experience in a fast paced, dynamic environment
The ability to set priorities and balance competing demands
Strong project management skills
Ability to work calmly, independently and under pressure in a fast paced environment
Ability to work as a team player with an excellent can-do attitude
Exhibit excellent professionalism to all staff and external stakeholders on a consistent basis