Welcome

Welcome

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 Legends of the Law pages is dedicated to the Firsts, who made a difference and made our path to success much easier. (Under Construction).
 
Executive Committee:
The Executive Committee--consisting of the President, President-Elect, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretaries, Public Relations Officer, Historian and Parliamentarian--manages the business and affairs of the Organization. The Executive Committee members are listed here. 
 
The Foundation:
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. 
  
Upcoming EVENTS:
Upcoming Events provides dates for upcoming CLEs, meetings and events for the NBA and its Foundation. The Upcoming Events pages also lists events of members and other legal organizations in the Philadelphia area.   
 
Calendar:
If you are looking for professional events in the area, look at this page. If you would like to have something included, send an email.
  
PA Legislative Bills:
To read legislative bills, click on this page.
 
For Students:
This page is dedicated to students from elementary to law school. The goal is to provide students with opportunities to enhance their exposure and make them more competitive in the legal field. Requests to include information should be sent to here. (Under Construction).
 
Scholarship Information:
This page provides information and application for the Foundation's scholarships. The 2014 deadline has passed.

writing opportunities:
Prompts and calls for articles are listed here

WLD Membership



Upcoming Events

April Event
Please join us on Saturday, April 16, 2016, from 11 am to 2 pm at Drexel University's Thomas Kline School of Law, Classroom 140 for our General Body Meeting followed by a CLE: "Immigration Basics - Visas, Green Cards, Citizenship and Deportation" to be presented by Djung Tran of Tran Law Associates.  The CLE will be worth 2.0 substantive credit hours, and it will cover family and employment-based immigration options and defenses against deportation.  The cost of the CLE is $5.00 for members and $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.

Eventbrite - General Body Meeting and CLE


2016 Tuition and Book Scholarship Applications are available

Job Opportunities

Bliss Lawyers is pleased to announce several telecommuting openings for healthcare attorneys.  Compensation for these positions is competitive, with benefits.
 
1. Telecommuting Director of Compliance Attorney
 
Bliss Lawyers is seeking an attorney to work as a Director of Compliance for a healthcare company based in the Chicago area.  The role will be performed on a telecommuting basis although there is a preference for the attorney hired to be located in the Chicago area.  The attorney hired will need to have experience in compliance, Medicaid, training and managing policy and procedures within the Company,  and ideally be practicing law at least eight years.  In-house and team management experience is a plus.  The attorney hired will supervise two or more employees and must have strong management skills.  The selected attorney will supervise employees and help assess talent as well as compliance needs in the organization.  This is a full-time, temporary position that will last three months with a possible extension.  The attorney hired should be receptive to occasional travel.  The job will start as soon as an appropriate candidate is identified.
 
2.  Telecommuting Compliance Analyst Healthcare Attorney
 
Bliss Lawyers is seeking an attorney to work as a Compliance Analyst for a healthcare company based in the Chicago area.  This role will be conducted on a telecommuting basis although there is a preference for this attorney to be located in the Chicago area.  The attorney hired will have at least two years of regulatory healthcare compliance experience.  Relevant experience includes advising healthcare companies on regulations governing review of promotional/marketing materials and social media, the 340B drug pricing program, privacy regulations, and Medicare/Medicaid regulations.  In-house and Board of Pharmacy experience is preferred although law firm candidates with relevant experience will also be considered.  This is a full-time, temporary position that will start as a three month term with the likelihood of extension.  The job will require occasional travel and will start ideally the first week of January.  
 
3.  Telecommuting Director of Privacy & Privacy Analyst Healthcare Attorneys
 
Bliss Lawyers is seeking two healthcare attorneys to work as a Director of Privacy and a Privacy Analyst for a healthcare company based in the Chicago area.  Both of these roles will be performed on a telecommuting basis although there is a preference for both attorneys to be located in the Chicago area.  The attorneys hired will have compliance experience, particularly with HIPAA, HITECH, data security, breach notification rules, and experience advising in-house business operations on compliance with federal regulations.  The Director of Privacy should have at least ten years of experience and the Privacy Analyst should have at least two years of experience.  These are full-time, temporary positions that will start as three month terms with the likelihood of extension.  The positions will require some travel for a few days about twice a month.  The jobs will start ideally the first week of January.   
How to Apply:
 
If you have the requisite experience and are interested in being considered for one of these positions, please e-mail, careers@blisslawyers.com, your resume as soon as possible with your name and the job title in the subject line.  If you know others who may be interested in one of these positions, please feel free to share this e-mail as you see fit.
 
Who We Are:   
 
Bliss Lawyers is a new legal model combining the benefits of secondment and virtual firms.  Since our founding four years ago, the business has expanded to service clients across the country, from New York to California.  Our business has grown from secondments to also provide temp to perm engagements as well as direct hire placements with our clients.  With a national network of over 15,000 lawyers, we hire exceptional lawyers to work on engagements at in-house legal departments and law firms.  A virtual platform allows us to pass considerable cost savings to our clients while providing generous pay packages to our employees.  Bliss Lawyers is a certified majority women-owned business.  We are committed to creating a diverse workforce and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Employment Litigation Associate

The Philadelphia office of Fisher & Phillips LLP seeks an associate with 2 - 4 years of employment litigation experience.  Trade secret / non-compete litigation experience is preferred.  Excellent academic credentials as well as strong research, writing, and analytical skills are required. Must be admitted in Pennsylvania. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume online.


Fisher & Phillips is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including but not limited to selection, hiring, assignment, re-assignment, promotion, transfer, and compensation. Equal Employment Opportunity principles also apply to discipline and termination. Our Firm prohibits discrimination, harassment, or retaliation in employment based on race; color; religion; national origin; sex (including pregnancy); sexual orientation; gender identity and/or expression; age; disability; genetic information; citizenship status; military service obligations; or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.