The Annual Dinner
occurs during the second or third week of January. The Women and the Law Committee
is responsible for presentation of The Jane Alexander Award
. The Pro Bono Committee
is responsible for presentation to firms and individuals Pro Bono Awards. The staff usually organizes the actual dinner and sends out an announcement to the members at least a month and a half in advance of the event and prepares the event agenda which also honors local bar leaders who are leaving office and other deserving bar members.
The Law Day
luncheon is held on the closest weekday to May 1. The Law Day Committee
oversees all activities (Essay & Poster Contest
, Liberty Bell Award
, and Mock Trial Awards
) and obtains a speaker with the approval of the President. The staff usually organizes the actual lunch and sends out an announcement to the members at least a month and a half in advance of the event and prepares the event agenda.
The PBA Annual Meeting
is held in early May and should be attended by all PBA delegates and the President of the Association. The Executive Director usually attends a meeting of Bar Executives the day prior to the annual meeting, followed by a cocktail party.
July / August
These are quiet months as far as major bar activities are concerned. The usual work goes on and recently there have been continuous summer committee meetings. The Nominating
Committees are very active during this time.