Westmoreland County is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant County Solicitor – Children’s Bureau

Westmoreland County is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant County Solicitor – Children’s Bureau (60% Full Time Equivalency). Job duties include the following:

  • Represent the Westmoreland County Children’s Bureau at Termination of Parental Rights Hearings and Adoption Hearings
  • Prepare petitions and motions associated with those hearings
  • Attend and conduct meetings with Children’s Bureau staff in preparation of cases and hearings
  • Provide advice to caseworkers and Children’s Bureau staff
  • Work with and offer guidance to paralegal staff
  • conduct Shelter Care, Dependency and Permanency Hearings, as needed
  • Perform such additional duties as may be assigned by the Children’s Bureau Chief Solicitor.

Supreme Court Amends Rule 1.17 to Broaden Sale of Law Practice Requirements

On September 23, 2016, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania adopted amendments to Rule 1.17 of the Pennsylvania Rules of Professional Conduct, which governs sale of a law practice.  The changes were published at 46 Pa.B. 6291 (October 8, 2016), and take effect October 23, 2016.

The amendments make the following changes:

Notice on civil/orphans' court motions

Judge Chris Scherer will not be hearing civil or orphans’ court motions on the following Friday:

Friday, October 28, 2016
Counsel should make arrangements to present motions on a prior or subsequent Friday.

WBA Fall Quarterly Meeting | FREE CLE for WBA Members

Ellen FreedmanEllen Freedman is back! Join your friends and colleagues for a FREE CLE:

Ellen’s Top Practice Management Tips

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 • 4 to 7:30 p.m.
Rizzo’s Banquet Hall, Crabtree, Pa.
1 substantive and 1 ethics credit (must stay for 2 hours to receive ethics credit)

It’s been more than six years since PBA Law Practice Management Coordinator Ellen Freedman has visited the WBA. At our Fall Quarterly Meeting, she will present the “best of the best” of her law practice seminars. A pinch of wisdom, a cup of common sense, a gallon of good advice. Sponsored by the Pennsylvania Bar Association, this CLE includes top practice management tips for the business side of a practice, extracted from Ellen’s extensive repertoire of seminars.

RSVP by October 25, 2016. Email westbar.org@westbar.org; call the bar office at 724.834.6730; or register online today >>

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