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Bench and Bar 2017 CLE
June 9, 2017 @ 7:30 am - 2:30 pm
Please join us at the Delaware State Bar Association 2017 Bench & Bar Conference on June 9 at the Chase Center on the Riverfront! The conference begins with registration at 7:30 a.m. and ends with a barbecue reception from 1:00-2:30 p.m.
Our interactive and informative panel discussion CLE will run from 11:30 a.m. -1:00 p.m. Click here for the registration brochure
Beyond the Courthouse – The Lawyer as a Citizen in Service to the Community
- The Honorable Justice Karen L. Valihura
- The Honorable Mayor Michael S. Purzycki
- City Solicitor Luke W. Mette, Esquire
- Derek C. Abbott, Esquire
- Professor James Teufel
Moderator: Ian R. McConnel, Esquire
The program will begin with Justice Valihura providing an overview regarding the current status of the Delaware Access to Justice initiatives. This will be followed by a panel discussion that includes among others Mayor Purzycki and City Solicitor Mette regarding the importance of “access to justice” to social health and welfare issues. More specifically, this discussion will focus on the criminal and civil issues we are facing across the state and in our largest city, and the important roles attorneys can take on to help support and strengthen our communities.