Bar Associations

Yes, You Can Pay A Fact Witness – Sometimes

Whether, and when, and how much, you can pay a fact witness who is testifying is an ethical dilemma for lawyers. Fortunately, there is guidance for attorneys to help them figure out when they can, and when they can’t pay a fact witness. Attorney Daniel J. Siegel, Chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Legal Ethics Committee explains the ins and outs of the situation in his column in the Summer 2020 issue of The Philadelphia Lawyer, the quarterly magazine of the Philadelphia Bar Association.… Learn more. “Yes, You Can Pay A Fact Witness – Sometimes”

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CLE on February 15th: “Help! They’re Changing the Rules & They Impact Everything Filed in a Pennsylvania Court!”

Havertown Attorney Dan Siegel will present his latest continuing legal education course, “Help! They’re Changing the Rules & They Impact Everything Filed in a Pennsylvania Court!” on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at the Delaware County Bar Association in Media, Pa. Click here for more information – http://www.delcobar.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=922395Learn more. “CLE on February 15th: “Help! They’re Changing the Rules & They Impact Everything Filed in a Pennsylvania Court!””

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Attorney Daniel J. Siegel To Moderate Ethics Program For Pa. Workers Comp Attorneys

Havertown-based attorney Daniel J. Siegel will speak on “The Ethics of Lawyer Advertising Today” at the annual fall meeting of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Section, hosted by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute on September 11 and 12 at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center in Hershey, Pa.

Attorney Siegel, author of the books, Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Law: The Basics: A Primer for New Lawyers, General Practitioners & Others,  and Changing Law Firms: Ethical Guidance for Pennsylvania Law Firms and Attorneys, will moderate a session about issues lawyers face staying competitive and professional in an age of social media and extensive advertising by law firms.… Learn more. “Attorney Daniel J. Siegel To Moderate Ethics Program For Pa. Workers Comp Attorneys”

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A Stand on Principal, Or on Business?

As a member of numerous bar associations, I know full well that they won’t always take actions, or take positions, with which I agree. That’s natural. For example, I was not a “fan” of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America’s decision to change its name, or the efforts by the Pennsylvania Bar Association to create a commission to consider revisions to the Pennsylvania state Constitution.… Learn more. “A Stand on Principal, Or on Business?”

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