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Event The National LawyersGuild will present its regional conference, “Reclaiming the Law,” from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m March 1 at Drexel Law School, 3320 Market St., Philadelphia. The conference will feature panels on immigrant workers’ rights, human rights abuses in U.S. prisons and community policing tactics, along with a 2-credit continuing legal education course on predatory lending and race. Speakers include Marjorie Cohn,president of the National Lawyers Guild, Sahibzada Anwar Hamid, senior advocate for the Supreme Court of Pakistan, Muneer A. Malik,former president of the Supreme Court Bar Association of Pakistan, and Hamid Khan, senior advocate for the Supreme Court of Pakistan. They will discuss their involvement in defending democracy and the rule of law in Pakistan. The conference is open to attorneys, legal workers, law students, and members of the public. Registration for the day, not including CLE credit, is $20 for attorneys and $5 for law students and members of the public. New Additions Kevin G. McDonald and Joseph V. Bongiornohave joined Ciardi & Ciardi. McDonald focuses his practice on general litigation, while Bongiorno specializes in bankruptcy matters and associated litigation.   Edward J. Kunahas joined Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellottas a member of the business division in the Pittsburgh office. Kuna focuses his practice on the representation of clients in a wide variety of debt financing, real estate and general corporate matters. Prior to joining private practice, Kuna served as in-house counsel for the commercial division of one of the nation’s largest diversified financial institutions. He earned his law degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1997 and his bachelor’s degree in economics from Washington & Jefferson College in 1994. He is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania.   Speaker Gwen Roseman Stern, director and auxiliary professor of trial advocacy at Drexel Law School, served on the faculty of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy’sFlorida regional trial skills program at Nova Law Schoolin Ft. Lauderdale from Feb. 22 to Feb. 26. She gave the program’s demonstration of an opening statement and critiqued the participating lawyers on their trial advocacy skills.   Correction The page 3 article “Bus Crash in Europe Gives Pa. Attorney a Taste of Italian Law” in the Feb. 14 edition of The Legalshould have named Michael LiPuma of the Law Offices of Michael LiPuma as the attorney who referred the firm Villari Brandes & Kline and its clients to Italian lawyer Enzo Bacciardi. �

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