WBA Fall Quarterly Meeting & V.P. Election | FREE CLE for WBA Members

Join your friends and colleagues for a FREE CLE at the Fall Quarterly Meeting:

Be Prepared: The 'New' Public Access Policy Governing Filings with the Appellate and Trial Courts

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 • 4 to 5:15 p.m.
Campana Chapel, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg
1 substantive credit (complimentary for WBA members)

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has adopted a new Public Access Policy of the Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania: Case Records of Appellate and Trial Courts, which will impact how attorneys file legal documents in the trial and appellate courts, beginning January 6, 2018. During this presentation, participants will receive an overview of the new policy and practical tips to prepare for the policy's implementation.

The NEW Policy:

  • Specifies the types of information to be safeguarded from public view
  • Requires lawyers to safeguard certain confidential and sensitive information in court filings
  • Creates uniform standards specifying how trial and appellate courts respond to requests from the public for case records 

SPEAKERS:

  • Attorney David Price, Senior Legal Counsel with the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts (AOPC)
  • Attorney Amy DeMatt, Court Administrator for Westmoreland County.

Election of Vice President

NOTICE is hereby given that an election of a Vice President of the Westmoreland Bar Association has been scheduled in conjunction with the October 4, 2017 Quarterly Meeting for the purpose of electing a Vice President to fill the open seat* on the WBA Board of Directors. The special election will be held at University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg in the Campana Chapel at 5:15 pm immediately following the CLE seminar.

WBA President Timothy Andrews requests that interested WBA members submit their intention to run for the open seat to the Executive Director by email (westbar.org@westbar.org), fax (724-834-6855) or mail before Friday September 22, 2017 at 4:30 pm.

*Pursuant to Westmoreland Bar Association By-Laws Article VI, Section 7: Except when a vacancy in any executive board position is filled by automatic succession as outlined by the bylaws, an election shall be held at the next scheduled meeting of the association consistent with Article IV - Meetings of Members - with the election of the highest office to occur first.

RSVP via email westbar.org@westbar.org; call the bar office at 724.834.6730; or register online today >>

 

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