PENNSYLVANIA BAR ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIP
The FCBA pays your annual dues to the Pennsylvania Bar Association. Please visit the PBA for a list of their services to include access to online legal research through InCite, continuing legal education seminars, legal publications and membership discounts.
The FCBA offers all members the opportunity to participate in committee activities. Whether you are interested in public service, getting to know your colleagues at social gatherings, or helping to improve the legal services we provide to our clients, the FCBA has a committee that should interest you. Please review our Committees section and contact the chairperson directly.
PENNSYLVANIA BAR ASSOCIATION CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION
In 2009 the Pennsylvania Bar Association/Pennsylvania Bar Institute began to offer CLE courses at the Penn State University Fayette Campus. The list of the seminars offered is extensive, which means that most, if not all, of your CLE requirements can be met close to your office. Please see our Calendar and our Upcoming Events for a list of seminars.
FCBA SPONSORED CLE
The FCBA is an authorized CLE provider and each year several live seminars are offered to our membership. Past topics include: Law Firm Management presented by Ellen Friedman; Making Your Case with a Better Memory presented by Paul Mellor; Bernie Madoff: Under the Lens of Prudent Investment Practices presented by Paul J. Brahim CFP; and, The Complete Financial Management Workshop presented by Paul J. Brahim CFP.
FAYETTE LEGAL JOURNAL
Your FCBA membership includes the Fayette Legal Journal which is published weekly.
The FCBA invites its membership to an annual bar banquet, an annual bench/bar conference, and to cocktail parties and other social events that are planned throughout the year at various locations.
The FCBA Board of Director’s meets monthly and the FCBA membership meets bi-annually. The bi-annual membership meetings are an opportunity to get an update on the work of the Board and the committee activities.