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Build Your Pennsylvania 6-Credit Bundle

The Pennsylvania 6 Credit Bundle incudes six (6) CLE credit hours and allows you to select the courses you want from the PA course catalog including the two (2) hours required in Ethics.

The Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board allows attorneys to take six (6) CLE hours online.

We will report all CLE credits earned on to the PA CLE Board. Please update your MCLE Profile to include your PA bar number.

You have one year from the date of purchase to complete your programs.

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Premium Digital Book Bundle

This bundle subscription includes:

1-year unlimited access to online CLE courses

Digital access to a regional book from Law Journal Press

Pennsylvania Premium Digital Book Bundle

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Benefits include:

Vector Unlimited access to on-demand CLE content from well-respected faculty in the legal industry

Vector Perfect for attorneys licensed in multiple jurisdictions and for attorneys that have fulfilled their CLE requirement but need access to resourceful information for their practice areas.

Vector Access digital book at any time on any device with your complementary Law Journal Press (LJP) account.

Vector Downloadable eBook version available from Law Journal Press (LJP) for offline reading.

Subscription Includes Online Access To: Pennsylvania Causes of Action, 12th Edition
"As a general practitioner for 39 years, “jack of all trades and master of none” is an understatement.  I use Pennsylvania Causes of Action regularly for a quick and convenient refresher on options available as I evaluate the factual nuances of new cases that come in. It is a good initial reference source and I have referred it to many others." - Luther (Chip) Milspaw, The Law Offices of Luther Milspaw, Harrisburg, PA

"This is a book that every young Pennsylvania plaintiff's lawyer should reference when drafting a complaint. The elements of each cause of action are set forth in such a way to serve as a road map for pleading facts necessary to prove your case." - Michael P. Kane, Esq., Rizio, Hamilton & Kane, P.C., Philadelphia, PA

Pennsylvania Causes of Action is a unique and indispensable working resource for any law office. It sets forth theories of recovery under Pennsylvania law, provides defenses, applicable statutes of limitation and tables of authorities. The authors – highly regarded and experienced practitioners – have contributed explanatory notes for many of the sections.

An excellent attorney desk reference for practically any client matter. Ideal for law libraries.

Pennsylvania Causes of Action will help attorneys distill concepts and simplify the process of drafting initial pleadings.

Division Name The Legal Intelligencer
Volumes 1
Product Types Books
Brand The Legal Intelligencer
Jurisdiction Pennsylvania
ISBN 978-1-58852-761-5
Page Count 388
Edition 12th
ProductDetail Id 0
Gaetan J. Alfano

GAETAN J. ALFANO is a partner with Pietragallo Gordon AlfanoBosick & Raspanti, LLP, where he serves as Co-Chair of the Litigation Practice Group. He is also a member in the Employment & Labor Practice Group.

Mr. Alfano is consistently recognized as a top commerciallitigator by his peers. He has extensive trial and appellate experience incommercial and employment disputes, insurance insolvency and receivership law,as well as complex white collar criminal defense. He has tried hundreds ofcases to verdict in both federal and state courts.

As an insurance insolvency practitioner, Mr. Alfano tried areinsurance recovery case against GTE Reinsurance Company, Limited on behalf ofthe Pennsylvania Insurance Department as Rehabilitator for the Mutual Fire, Marineand Inland Insurance Company. The case resulted in a post-trial settlement of$44.9 million, which at the time, was the largest reinsurance recovery inPennsylvania history.

Mr. Alfano represented the Delaware Insurance Commissioneras Receiver for National Heritage Life Insurance Company, where he wasresponsible for prosecuting a variety of professional liability and assetrecovery actions. For over a decade, he represented the Pennsylvania InsuranceDepartment as Liquidator for both Legion Insurance and Villanova InsuranceCompanies, a $3 billion insolvency.

In September 2010, the United States District Court for theEastern District of Pennsylvania appointed Mr. Alfano as counsel for aSecurities Exchange Commission Receiver in a nationwide Ponzi scheme, SEC v.Robert Stinson, Jr., et al.. In this role, Mr. Alfano tried to verdict aprivate contribution claim under Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Actagainst an international ratings agency.

Mr. Alfano has also defended public entities, businesses,and corporations in a variety of commercial and employment matters. In a recentemployment case, he represented a law firm sued by a gay associate inPennsylvania state court and received a unanimous defense verdict from the jury.

Mr. Alfano is heavily involved in community service. As amember of the Justinian Society, a group of Italian American lawyers andjudges, he has held a number of offices, including Treasurer of the JustinianFoundation, the charitable arm of the Society. He also serves on the Board ofDirectors of the Global Philadelphia Association; Philadelphia VIP; the PublicInterest Law Center of Philadelphia; and the Philadelphia Bar Foundation.



Ronald J Shaffer

 A seasoned trial lawyer, Ron has represented clients in state and federal courts across the country. He is adept at successfully managing client interests both in and out of a courtroom and has significant experience in alternative dispute resolution. Ron has represented clients ranging from Fortune 100 companies with international operations in complex commercial disputes to family-owned businesses with regional operations.

Ron handles a broad range of commercial litigation matters, including various types of intellectual property disputes, trade secrets, securities, class actions as well as corporate and shareholder disputes.

Some of his recent matters include:

  • Representing Schering-Plough Healthcare Products, Inc. in a false advertising suit in federal court in Delaware
  • Representing Provider Synergies in federal court in West Virginia on claims for misappropriation of trade secrets brought against a competitor
  • Representing Lannett Company in federal court in Utah in a patent infringement and Lanham Act case
  • Representing Quaker Chemical Corporation in restrictive covenant and misappropriation of trade secrets cases in federal courts in Ohio and Pennsylvania
  • Representing SR Utility Holding Company in a minority shareholder claim in federal court in New Jersey
  • Representing Schering-Plough in a breach of a pharmaceutical distribution agreement claim before the American Arbitration Associations International Centre for Dispute Resolution
  • Representing InterState Net Bank in a trademark infringement suit in federal court in New Jersey
  • Representing Chase Home Finance, LLC against claims under the Fair Credit Reporting Act and Fair Debt Collection Practices Act in federal and state courts in Pennsylvania
  • Representing Acxiom Direct Media, Inc. in breach of contract and unfair trade practices claims in federal court in Pennsylvania
  • Representing estate beneficiaries in removal and surcharge proceedings in Pennsylvania state court against the executors of an estimated $50-million-plus estate of the deceased owner of multiple office and commercial buildings in the City of Philadelphia for self-dealing and breach of fiduciary duty

Ron is a former chair of the firms Litigation Department (2001 to 2007) and has served on the firms Executive Committee.

Joshua C. Cohan

Joshua C. Cohan joined Anapol Weiss as an associate in 2013 and is a memberof the firm’s Mass Tort Team. His practice focuses on pharmaceutical andmedical device mass tort litigation involving complex medical, scientific, andlegal issues.

In 2010, Joshua earned his Bachelor of Business Administration with aconcentration in Finance, magna cum laude, from The George WashingtonUniversity. In 2013, he received his Juris Doctor degree from The VillanovaUniversity School of Law, where he excelled in legal research and writing aswell as oral advocacy. He was a member of the Villanova Law Moot Court Team andwas a quarterfinalist in the 52nd annual Honorable Theodore L. Reimel MootCourt Competition as well as a National Quarter Finalist in the 2012 NationalEntertainment Law Moot Court Competition where he was also awarded high honorsfor his competition brief.

While in law school, Joshua served as a judicial clerk to the HonorableThomas P. Rogers of the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas and as a lawclerk at Anapol Weiss.

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Our continuing legal education course content is fully approved by Pennsylvania’s CLE Board. As a part of the ALM Media family, a premier creator and curator of legal content from magazines, webinars, and renowned events, our classes feature the most engaging content available for on-demand programs. We fulfill course curriculum with respected thought leaders across the spectrum of law who provide practical information to enhance your legal arsenal.

Why Choose ALM’s CLE Center for Your Credits

Our classes are built on a variety of topics tailored to multiple practice areas and approved by the Pennsylvania CLE Board. All CLE credits that are earned are reported directly to the Pennsylvania CLE Board at no additional charge. We carefully and consistently curate CLE course curriculum from across the ALM Media family including Corporate Counsel, The American Lawyer,, and dozens of other media outlets and events such as Legal Week, and the Women, Influence Power & Law (WIPL) conferences to name a few. We make learning simple and easy with online, on-demand courses to fit your busy schedule.

What to Expect from Our Pennsylvania CLE Courses

CLE Center makes being compliant with Pennsylvania CLE requirements simple! Create an account then take the courses online and on-demand. Courses are given in easily digestible audio and video formats from our unique and respected sources. Pennsylvania requires that codes are given out during the program. Enter the codes at the end of the programs you CLE Center will report your credits for you!

Pennsylvania Requirements

Ethics - 1 hours

Pennsylvania Reporting Date Rule

Attorneys must complete all credits by their group deadline.
Group 1: April 30th
Group 2: August 31st
Group 3: December 31st reports all CLE credits taken online to the PA Continuing Legal Education Board. Please make sure you have updated your MCLE Profile to include your bar number so we can report the hours for you.

Pennsylvania Compliance Date

Group 1: April 30th
Group 2: August 31st
Group 3: December 31st
Every Year

Pennsylvania Credits Attorney Can Earn on

Attorneys in Pennsylvania can earn up to six (6) of their twelve (12) required CLE hours online including the two (2) required in ethics.

COVID-Related rule changes for 2021 Compliance Groups:

COVID-19 Rule Changes for 2021 Compliance Groups: On December 23, 2020, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania issued an order permitting attorneys the ability to complete their 2021 compliance requirements with twelve (12) credits earned through accredited distance learning programming. PA CLE is in the process of updating its database to reflect this change on attorney transcripts.

Temporary Distance Learning Carry-Over ExceptionThe CLE Board has adopted temporary policy to allow distance-learning credits taken during the 2020-2021 compliance periods to carry forward as traditional credit. Distance learning credits taken during 2020-2021 compliance periods in excess the twelve (12) hours will be treated as traditional credit and carry over per Rule 108 (d) relating to carry over credits.

Attendance Validation: As required by PACLE, a verification code is embedded into each PA program to ensure that you have watched or listened to the program for which you are claiming CLE credit.

Reporting: CLE Center submits weekly reports. In order to ensure that all courses earned on are reported in a timely manner please enter the attendance validation codes upon completion of the course.

Carry Over Credit Rule: PA attorneys may only carry forward CLE credits for LIVE general (substantive) courses. Additional credits earned through distance learning (on-demand viewing) cannot be carried over into the next compliance period. 

CLE Center is a subsidiary of ALM. For your reference, our accreditation is listed as "ALM" with the PA Continuing Legal Education Board.

Pennsylvania Additional Information

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