Committee Descriptions

 

BENCH BAR

Plan and organize our Bench Bar Conferences.  Meets regularly.

 

BYLAWS

Reviews Bylaws regularly; makes recommendations for amendments as necessary.  Meets as needed.

 

COMMUNITY OUTREACH

Plans programs to promote the legal profession.   law. Administers our Law Exploring, Peoples Law School and Law Related Education programs.

 

CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION

Plans seminars for the continuing professional education of lawyers.  Meets regularly.

 

DIVERSITY

Strives to explore programs and initiatives to achieve greater diversity in the Chester County legal community. 
 

FEE DISPUTE    

Supervises the expeditious resolution of fee disputes between attorneys and clients. Prior experience required.  Meets infrequently.

 

HISTORICAL

Plans for the securing, cataloging and publishing of the historical record of the bar association and its members. Meets regularly.

 

LAW DAY

Plans events in observance of Law Day. Programs include a luncheon with keynote speaker, essay & poster contests and scholarship. Meets as needed.

 

LAW RELATED EDUCATION (LRE)

Develop and implement curriculum for the legal education for youth program. Meets as needed.

 

LAW RELATED EDUCATION (LRE)
CLASSROOM VOLUNTEER

Present curriculum for the LRE program in Chester County schools.

 

LAWYER REFERRAL SERVICE (LRS)

Review/administer the LRS program.  Members must be registered for the LRS. Meets as needed.

 

LEGISLATIVE  

Reports on current legislative issues affecting the legal profession.  Meets infrequently.

 

MEMBERSHIP

Focuses on membership recruitment and retention, member activities and events, member services, member feedback.  Meets regularly.

 

MEMORIAL

Responsible for making all necessary arrangements to give fitting expression to the sense of loss of the Association upon death of any of its members.

 

NATURALIZATION

Organizes and hosts three (3) Naturalization Ceremonies a year.  Meets as needed.

 

NEWSLETTER

Determines editorial and news content of New Matter.  Plans and solicits material for publication. Meets monthly.

 

PRO BONO

Monitors the administration of our “Access to Justice” program to assure delivery of legal services to those who qualify financially for Legal Aid administered programs.  Meets monthly.

 

PUBLICATIONS

Supervises the operation, management and marketing of the Law Reporter.  Meets as needed.

 

SKIPPERS

Plans annual Bar Sail outing. Meets as needed.

 

TECHNOLOGY

Provides programming regarding new technology affecting the profession.  Meets as needed.