AI and the Legal Professional at the Crossroads: Where are we going?

WHAT:    During this program,  a panel of representatives from 3 of the current advanced analytics programs available to the legal profession will demo their program followed by a discussion that considers if we are in danger of violating RPC Rules 1.1 (understanding the law and the technology used) and 5.5 (Unauthorized practice of law) and a lookContinue reading “AI and the Legal Professional at the Crossroads: Where are we going?”

Membership Meeting at Reed Smith – 9/27/18

The next WPLLA membership meeting will be September 27th, from noon to 1p.m. Please join us as Rita Young and Debra Pfeifer recount their experiences and favorite sessions from AALL Conference this past July in Baltimore. When: Thursday September 27th from Noon – 1 pm Where: Reed Smith (225 Fifth Ave) RSVP by September 26th at 4 pm to RitaContinue reading “Membership Meeting at Reed Smith – 9/27/18”

Roundtable Discussion on Training – 4/19/18

Please join us for a roundtable where we will discuss training  – for new associates, seasoned attorneys, and library staff. When: Thursday April 19th from Noon – 1 pm (BRING YOUR LUNCH!) Where: Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott (600 Grant St. 44th Fl) Please RSVP to Melanie Cline and let her know if there areContinue reading “Roundtable Discussion on Training – 4/19/18”

Save the Date: 40th Anniversary Banquet 5/10/18

COME CELEBRATE WITH US! 40th Anniversary – Western Pennsylvania Law Libraries Association What: WPLLA history, member reminiscences, trivia contest, and music by Anthony Cicco When: Thursday May 10th – 5:30 pm until 8:00 pm Where: University Club Gold Room, 123 University Place (Oakland) How much: $20 (includes Taste of Tuscany Dinner Buffet) – payment accepted atContinue reading “Save the Date: 40th Anniversary Banquet 5/10/18”

Roundtable on Technology – Thursday 3/22/18

Please join us for a roundtable where we will discuss technology for libraries and law firms. Are there resources that you love and want to talk about?  Are there products you have just started using or want to try and want advice from others?  Are there technologies you wish existed? Email MelaniedotCline at bipc toContinue reading “Roundtable on Technology – Thursday 3/22/18”

ACLL 150th Anniversary Celebration

Photo courtesy of Pat Roncevich. L. to R.: George and Louise Beswick, Barbara Alexander-Klein, Melanie Cline, Karen Eriksen, Cindy Cicco, Karen Shephard, Ann Unger, Rita Young,  Joel Fishman, Tsegayue Beru,  Frank Liu, Paul Recht, and  Marc Silverman. In November, WPLLA Members joined others from the Pittsburgh legal community to see the ACLL’s recent upgrades and renovations inContinue reading “ACLL 150th Anniversary Celebration”

WPLLA Holiday Party – December 14th

YOU ARE INVITED TO WPLLA’S HOLIDAY PARTY!  R.S.V.P. TO MELANIE CLINE by Monday December 4th.  WHAT: WPLLA HOLIDAY COCKTAIL PARTY  (graciously subsidized by Thomson Reuters) WHEN: Thursday, December 14 from 5:30 – 8:30 pm WHERE: LE LYONNAIS RESTAURANT (formerly Sonoma Grille) – 947 Penn Ave. (MAP) COST:  $20 / PERSON (payable before or at the event. Cash bar) CocktailContinue reading “WPLLA Holiday Party – December 14th”