Committees exist to meet specific needs of the Association. Special Committees and Task Forces may be created as directed by the Chancellor or the Board of Governors.

The 2012 Committees include:

  • Advancing Civics Education (ACE)
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Appellate Courts
  • Bar Academy
  • Bar-News Media
  • Bench-Bar Conference
  • Brennan Award
  • Charity Run
  • Charter & Bylaws
  • City Policy
  • Corporate In-House Counsel
  • Diversity in the Profession
  • Education Funding Task Force
  • Election Procedures
  • Employee Benefits
  • Environmental Law
  • Federal Courts
  • Fee Disputes
  • Fidelity Award
  • Government and Public Service Lawyers
  • Immigration Law
  • Insurance Programs
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law
  • Justice Sonia M. Sotomayor Diversity Award
  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Large Firm Management
  • Law Practice Management
  • Law Week
  • Lawyer Referral & Information Service
  • Legal Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Legislative Liaison
  • LGBT Rights
  • Mid-Size Law Firm Management
  • Municipal Court
  • Pension
  • Professional Guidance
  • Professional Responsibility
  • Senior Lawyers Professional and Public Service
  • Social Security Disability
  • Solo & Small Firm Management
  • Women in the Profession

Association members are appointed to serve in leadership roles on Committees by the Chancellor. Interested attorneys can volunteer for Committee service by contacting the Chancellor or the Committee Chair. If you, as a Committee Chair, need to make additions to your Committee roster, contact Andrea Morris at the Bar Association at or (215) 238-6313.

Other important information about Committees is included in Article VII of the Association's Bylaws.

© 2012 Philadelphia Bar Association