Notice from the Court Administrator

Effective May 9, 2016, Judge Mears will hear motions at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

FREE EVENT: Serving Those Who Served: Veteran Benefits, Programs and Legal Issues

Journey To NormalThose interested in Veterans’ Affairs are invited to attend a free conference on Friday, April 29 from 9:00 am – 12:00 noon at Penn State Fayette in Swimmers Hall. Titled “Serving Those Who Served: Veteran Benefits, Programs and Legal Issues,” the seminar will provide insight into benefits available to veterans. Attorneys and county veteran service specialists will sit as panelists to address current concerns for recent and not-so-recent veterans.

The program will kick-off with the viewing of the documentary “Journey To Normal” by Producer/Director JulieHera DeStefano, which recounts the service of women who have seen combat in Iraq and Afghanistan.

The Bench/Bar Conference turns 30 this year! Celebrate with us at Nemacolin Woodlands, June 8-10, 2016.

2016 Bench/Bar Conference
In recognition of the 30th annual Bench/Bar Conference of the Westmoreland Bar Association, we are opening the event for the first time to spouses/adult guests, and a special discounted rate is offered to all WBA members.

Registration for WBA members is only $100 and includes 4.5 hours of CLE, three meals, a networking reception, and entry to the Young Lawyers Hospitality Suite. Guests are welcome to attend all conference events; meals are pay-as-you-go or $160 for all meals.

Law school scholarships available to Westmoreland County residents

Diploma and MortarboardThe Westmoreland Bar Foundation is pleased to offer three law school scholarships, which are available to Westmoreland County residents for the 2016-17 school year. Students can be first, second or third year students and must be enrolled for the Fall semester. The total amount of the scholarships to be awarded is in the amount of $6,600.

WBA members, it's open enrollment for the Lawyer Referral Service of Westmoreland County.

The WBA is accepting registration for the 2016 Lawyer Referral Service. At just $125, the registration fee allows WBA members to participate in the only court-recognized referral service in Westmoreland County. Applying for LRS membership is quick and easy.

• First, read the rules.

• Next, complete the LRS Application.

Please note that certain referral panels have specific experience requirements for membership. Those panels are marked with an asterisk on the panel list in the application. To be considered for membership on a panel with experience requirements, read the Experience Requirements section of the application carefully and complete the appropriate sections.

If you have any questions about the rules, the application or the program, you may contact the Association at 724-834-6730.

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