Thursday, January 26, 2012
The competition features 32 teams of students from high schools all over the county.
According to a release issued by the Montgomery Bar Association (MBA), students from Norristown Area High School will join over 30 teams from other Montgomery County high schools to compete for the district crown in Pennsylvania's mock trial program at the Montgomery County Courthouse. Now in its 28th year, Pennsylvania’s statewide Mock Trial Competition (sponsored by MBA’s Young Lawyers Section and Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division) includes over 280 high schools from across the Commonwealth, making it one of the largest programs of its kind in the nation. According to Seth D. Wilson, Esq., chair of the MBA’s 2012 Young Lawyers Section, over 100 Montgomery County judges, teachers and lawyers will volunteer their time …
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Members of the Montgomery Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section hosted a member-wide toy drive.
According to a release issued by the Montgomery Bar Association (MBA), members of the MBA’s Young Lawyers Section recently hosted a member wide toy drive in support of Toys for Tots. In addition to promoting the campaign at various Bar events throughout the holiday season, gifts were collected at their annual holiday gathering, which took place Dec. 19 at the Great American Pub in Conshohocken. Dozens of new, unwrapped toys were collected for the cause.
Monday, September 26, 2011
The annual day-long golf outing raises awareness and funds for Legal Aid of Southeastern PA – a non-profit organization that provides pro bono legal representation and assistance to low-income and vulnerable people.
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Monday, September 26, 2011
Earlier this summer, the Montgomery Bar Association (MBA) held its annual Legal Aid Golf Classic at Bellewood Country Club in North Coventry. With matching funds from the MBA and Montgomery Bar Foundation (MBF), the event netted an amazing $38,000 for Legal Aid of Southeast Pennsylvania (LASP). The annual day-long golf outing is held jointly by the MBA and MBF to raise awareness and funds for LASP – a non-profit organization that provides pro bono legal representation and assistance to low-income and vulnerable people in Montgomery and neighboring counties. The MBA would like to give a special thanks to the law firm of Kane, Pugh, Knoell, Troy and Kramer for their generous role as presenting sponsor, and to all of the golfers, donors and …
Wednesday, August 3, 2011
The Young Lawyers broke their nine-year losing streak last night, defeating the Old Lawyers 13-7.
The Montgomery Bar Association held it's annual "Young Lawyers vs. Old Lawyers" softball game Tuesday at Norristown Area High School, a tradition it's upheld for over 50 years. The Old Lawyers had dominated the game, winning nine of the last 10 years' outings. Although they took an early lead over the youngsters and played with gusto, the Young Lawyers won the day 13-7.
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
The Phillies continue a hot start, while the Flyers and Sixers begin their playoff runs.
Welcome to Phour for Phour, a weekly sports column that takes a look at all things Phillies, Eagles, Flyers and Sixers. In this week's column, we'll look at dominant pitching performances by the Four Aces, a rough start for the Sixers in their return to the playoffs and the Flyers first-round match up with the Sabres. Let's begin... The Philadelphia Phillies continued their hot start to the season, going 4-2 over the past week, with wins against the Braves, Nationals and Marlins. Credit has to go to the pitching staff, especially when considering the Phillies have scored 4 or less runs in their last 6 games. A look behind the numbers shows an amazing string of quality starts in their last four games. Starting from Halladay's complete game …