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11th Annual Animal Law Conference
6 Total CLE credits (No Ethics)
Course №:8250
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Pick your site
  • Join us at our Philadelphia Conference Center for the live presentation where you can select from multiple sessions to build your own program.
  • Join us at any of our simulcast sites for a daylong track of great animal law topics.

Explore this ever growing field of law
  • Hear an update on caselaw and legislation impacting animals, animal owners and businesses.
  • Know more about the law as it relates to shelters, rescues and other animal welfare organizations.
  • Discover how animal law interfaces with so many areas of practice -- from estate planning to family law to criminal to business and more!

Visit with our exhibitors at any of PBI's three conference centers
  • Attend the live Philly location or at our simulcast sites in Mechanicsburg or Pittsburgh and visit with shelters, rescues, service agencies and other organizations devoted to animal welfare and service.
  • Use this opportunity to find out how you can turn your passion for animals into volunteer and/or legal services opportunities.

Have fun!
  • Meet other people who share your interest and commitment to animals
  • Gain an understanding of the laws that impact animals



Program
  • Keynote Address
    *Rattling the Cage: Legal Rights for Nonhuman Animals
  • Choose between sessions
    • *Handling the Dog Bite Case
    • Nonprofit Lobbying and Advocacy—How Organizations Can Advocate Without Risking Their 501(c)(3) Status
  • Choose between sessions
    • Pro Bono and the Legal Needs of Shelters/Rescues
    • *Estate Planning for Pets
  • Lunch (Included for all)
  • Choose between sessions
    • *What Would You Do? Legal Dilemmas in Animal Law
    • Internet Fundraising for Animal Nonprofits-Regulations and Winning Strategies
  • Choose between sessions
    • *Corporate Responsibility and Board Dynamics: How Corporations Can Be Proactive in Animal Welfare
    • Nonprofit Fraud and Prosecution—When Charities “Go Bad”
  • *Examining the Scope of “AgGag” Laws
  • *Annual Legal Update on Law/Legislation Impacting Animals

*Indicates sessions for simulcast sites



Meet volunteers from local shelters and rescues and animals available for adoption and find out about pro bono and volunteer opportunities in your local areas



In Memoriam
This year’s Animal Law Conference will be dedicated to the memory of our friend and animal advocate – Patti Bednarik



VISIT OUR EXHIBITORS

Meet volunteers from local shelters and rescues and animals available for adoption and find out about pro bono and volunteer opportunities in your local areas

Philadelphia 

Pittsburgh


Quotes from last year’s conference –
  • “Ruff, Ruff, Ruff”- best seminar all year long!
  • Excellent overview of animal law issues
  • I love seeing the animals each year. What a perfect addition to a great program!




PBI is pleased to cosponsor this program with the PBA Animal Law Committee





Course Planners: Nadia Adawi, MBA, Esq., Lily G. Becker, Esq., Deborah Jugan, Esq., Sarah S. Speed, Esq.

Keynote Speaker: Steven M. Wise, Esq.

 

Don’t Want to Travel? Take the Course Live on the Web! The CLE Board now permits you to earn up to four credits online (sorry: online credits cannot be carried forward). This course is offered via live webcast simultaneously with the satellite broadcast.

Click here to register for the live webcast.
Then stay in the comfort of your home or office on August 21 as you join hundreds of your colleagues to catch up on the latest developments. Important note: Call Customer Service about credit in other jurisdictions or in other professions.


Course Materials

  • Course Book (2014-8250) — $89
  • Audio CD (ACD-8250) — $39
  • Audio CD & Book Set (ACDS-8250) — $119
To order course materials, please call PBI`s Customer Service Department at 1-800-247-4724.
 
If you are ordering course materials separately, please allow two weeks after the program for the shipment of books and 4 to 6 weeks for shipment of the CDs and book/CD sets. Include $8.00 shipping and handling & 6% Pa. Sales tax on all orders.
 

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Credit Information Back to top
6 Total CLE credits (No Ethics)

Dates & Locations Back to top
Please note: Check-in begins 30 minutes prior to every event.
LocationStart TimeEnd Time 
  • Chester County Bar Association – Live via Simulcast
    15 W. Gay Street, West Chester, PA
Thu, 9:00A
Aug 21, 2014
Thu, 4:30P
Aug 21, 2014
  • Clinton County Cooperative Extension – Live via Simulcast
    Resource and Education Center, 47 Cooperation Lane, Mill Hall, PA
same as above
  • LaSalle University Montgomery County Center--Live via Simulcast
    4000 Chemical Rd., Rm. 110, Plymouth Meeting, PA
same as above
  • Lebanon County Bar Association – Live via Simulcast
    242 South Eighth Street, Lebanon, PA
same as above
  • Montgomery Bar Association–Live via Simulcast
    100 W. Airy Street, Norristown, PA
same as above
  • PBI Conference Center – Live via Simulcast
    5080 Ritter Road, Rossmoyne Exit, Rt. 15, Mechanicsburg, PA
same as above
  • PBI Professional Development Conference Center – Live via Simulcast
    Heinz 57 Center, 339 Sixth Ave., 7th Floor, Pittsburgh, PA
same as above
  • Penn State Cooperative Ext. of Lawrence Co. – Live via Simulcast
    Lawrence County Courthouse, 430 Court St., 3rd Fl., New Castle, PA
same as above
  • Penn State University Fayette Campus – Live via Simulcast
    112 Eberly Corporate Training Center, Rt. 119 N, Uniontown, PA
same as above
  • The CLE Conference Center
    Wanamaker Bldg (now Macy's), 10th Floor, Ste. 1010, Philadelphia, PA
same as above
  • York College of Pennsylvania – Live via Simulcast
    Grantley Hall, Lower Level, York, PA
same as above
 

TuitionBack to top
  • Members--PA or any co. bar assn.
$374.00  
  •   *Registrations received more than 3 days before the presentation qualify for this Early Registration.
Early Registration  $349.00  
  • Member admitted after 1/1/10
$354.00  
  •   *Registrations received more than 3 days before the presentation qualify for this Early Registration.
Early Registration  $329.00  
  • Nonmember
$394.00  
  •   *Registrations received more than 3 days before the presentation qualify for this Early Registration.
Early Registration  $369.00  
  • Paralegal attending with attorney
$224.00  
  •   *Registrations received more than 3 days before the presentation qualify for this Early Registration.
Early Registration  $199.00  
  • Paralegal attending alone
$254.00  
  •   *Registrations received more than 3 days before the presentation qualify for this Early Registration.
Early Registration  $229.00  
  • Judges and judicial law clerks
$200.00  
  •   *Registrations received more than 3 days before the presentation qualify for this Early Registration.
Early Registration  $175.00  
  • Judges/judicial law clerks admitted after 1/1/10
$190.00  
  •   *Registrations received more than 3 days before the presentation qualify for this Early Registration.
Early Registration  $165.00  
  • Staff or volunteers of shelters/rescues/animal welfare orgs.
$200.00  
  •   *Registrations received more than 3 days before the presentation qualify for this Early Registration.
Early Registration  $175.00  


Faculty Back to top
Nadia Adawi, M.B.A., Esq., Philadelphia
Lily G. Becker, Esq., Law Clerk to the Honorable Harvey Bartle, III, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Deborah Jugan, Esq., Assistant District Attorney, Office of the Allegheny County District Attorney, Pittsburgh
Sarah Speed, Humane Society, Mechanicsburg
Steven M. Wise, Esq., President, The Nonhuman Rights Project, Coral Springs, FL
Josh Balk, Humane Society of the United States, Gaithersburg, MD
Karl E. Emerson, Esq., Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP, Philadelphia
Kelly Phillips Erb, Esq., The Erb Law Firm, PC, Paoli
Eric S. Davis, Esq., Elliott & Davis, PC, Pittsburgh
Matthew Dominquez, Humane Society of the United States, Gaithersburg, MD
Joseph M. Geiger, CAE, President/CEO, First Nonprofit Foundation, Hershey
Joanne Kilgour, Sierra Club, Harrisburg
Paula Knudsen, Esq., Newsmedia Association, Harrisburg
Dara Lovitz, Esq., Philadelphia
Mark A. Pacella, Esq., Chief Deputy Attorney General, Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General, Charitable Trusts and Organizations Section, Harrisburg
Kim Wm. Riester, Esq., Meyer Darragh Buckler Bebenek & Eck, P.L.L.C., Pittsburgh
Maureen Rowan, Esq., Gallagher and Rowan, P.C., Philadelphia
Rep. Todd Stephens, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 151st Legislative District, Horsham

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