Scott Reid, a member of Cozen O’Connor‘s litigation department and former chair of the firm’s diversity committee, is set to be honored by the Barristers’ Association of Philadelphia with the 2014 J. Austin Norris Award at its annual gala May 17.

The award recognizes an attorney who has demonstrated distinguished service to the association, the legal profession and the community at large.


Maria Corpora was chosen as Philadelphia VIP‘s March volunteer of the month.

She is a private attorney who specializes in financial services and real estate transactions. Corpora began volunteering with VIP in 2008 as a volunteer attorney handling mortgage foreclosure cases.


Martin LLC partner Matt Wilson is set to be a faculty member for a CLE program, “Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Practice and Procedure 2014,” on Wednesday at the David Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, May 13 at the Radisson Penn Harris Hotel in Camp Hill, Pa., and May 22 at the Wanamaker Building in Philadelphia.

Martin LLC founder George Martin will serve as a guest speaker at the event.

For more information or to register, visit http://goo.gl/IAwpKW.


Widener University School of Law associate professor Jill E. Family spoke at a London conference examining migration issues.

The event was “A Sea of Troubles? Problematising Migration Law.” Family spoke about her comparative study of immigration law in the United States and the United Kingdom.


Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young partner Kevin Casey presented “ADR for IP Litigation” at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute‘s eighth annual Intellectual Law Institute.

Casey, chair of the firm’s intellectual property practice group, has more than 25 years of experience counseling clients in all aspects of intellectual property law.


The Legal won’t be asking for official nominations until late May, but it’s time to begin thinking about outstanding attorneys under the age of 40 in Pennsylvania to nominate for The Legal’s Lawyers on the Fast Track.

Keep them in mind, because when The Legal begins accepting nominations, your insight will play a key role in helping highlight the excellent work attorneys of all stripes are doing across the state.