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New Administrative Orders from the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

Posted on April 27th, 2020 at 2:44 PM

The United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania has issued two new administrative orders.

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ECBA Member Update | 4.24.2020

Posted on April 24th, 2020 at 11:34 AM

There is a lot happening at the Erie County Bar Association... 

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Your Support Is Vital: Donate Today to the ECBA PPE Fund

Posted on April 8th, 2020 at 10:49 AM

Protecting our local healthcare workers is critical to preventing the further spread of COVID-19.

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Save the Date for Our Annual Law Day Luncheon!

Posted on March 26th, 2020 at 2:05 PM

The Erie County Bar Association’s Annual Law Day Luncheon will feature Amy Walter as the Keynote Speaker. Erie’s extraordinary Bayfront Convention Center will host the event on Thursday, September 24th at noon.

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Public Covid-19 Update | March 20, 2020

Posted on March 20th, 2020 at 10:42 AM

The ECBA staff are telecommuting and the 429 West 6th Street facility is closed due to the COVID-19 virus/Gov. Tom Wolf order.  We are taking Friday, March 20th, to transition to home offices. Staff will be ready to work on Monday, March 23rd at 8:30 a.m.

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Congratulations, Northwestern High School Mock Trial Team!

Congratulations, Northwestern High School Mock Trial Team!

Posted on February 27th, 2020 at 8:00 AM

The verdict is in, and the defendants, Northwestern High School Mock Trial Team, is off to the PBA Statewide Mock Trial Championships, March 27 and 28 in Harrisburg. 

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Local High School Students to Compete in Statewide Mock Trial Competition

Local High School Students to Compete in Statewide Mock Trial Competition

Posted on January 27th, 2020 at 2:08 PM

The Erie County Bar Association (ECBA) announces the start of district competitions for the Statewide High School Mock Trial Championships on: Tuesday, January 28; Wednesday, January 29; and Thursday, January 30 at the Erie County Courthouse. Trials will take place at 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. all three days.

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 George Joseph Starts Term as Erie County Bar Association President

George Joseph Starts Term as Erie County Bar Association President

Posted on January 3rd, 2020 at 3:02 PM

Attorney George Joseph of Quinn Law Firm took over duties as President of the Erie County Bar Association, effective January 1, 2020. Joseph, a graduate of Norwin High School, Dickinson College, and the Dickinson School of Law, is heading into his role with several key objectives.

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Election Day is Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Posted on November 1st, 2019 at 3:21 PM

On November 5, 2019, an election will be held for two open seats on the Court of Common Pleas of Erie County.

The retention of three sitting Judges for an additional 10-year term each on the Court of Common Pleas of Erie County will also be on the ballot.


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Local Attorneys Rate Erie Judges on Retention

Posted on September 30th, 2019 at 10:11 AM

In the November 5, 2019 general election, voters will be asked whether three judges currently serving on the Erie County Court of Common Pleas should be retained for another ten year term. In August 2019, the Erie County Bar Association (ECBA) polled its 434 Active members to get their views as to whether these judges should be retained.

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