These special practice groups serve as forums through which members network with their peers and discuss issues relating to specific areas of law. Members may choose to belong to any section:
- Automobile Law Section
- Future Leaders Section
- Insurance Bad Faith Section
- Medical Malpractice Section
- Workers' Compensation Section
Sections provide PAJ members with additional benefits including:
- List servers
- Substantive content in PAJustice News
- Special member directory listings to maximize referrals
- Quarterly meetings to exhange information on cases, strategies and legislation
- Selected discounts for books & seminars
To become a Section member, download an application or call us at 215.546.5451.
PAJ's largest section, the Auto Law Section was created in 2001 to meet the demands of auto law practitioners. The section offers a variety of services & benefits including a newsletter, important news alerts, quarterly meetings and a very popular e-mail list server with over 500 users. The active members of the Auto Section list server have found it to be among the most important benefits of their PAJ memberships.
Section members pay $150 annually in addition to PAJ member dues.
The Insurance Bad Faith Section addresses the needs of trial lawyers practicing in this ever-changing area of the law. The section produces a newsletter, distributes special news alerts, holds occasional meetings and offers an e-mail list server.
Section members pay $50 annually in addition to PAJ member dues.
Launched in 1996, the Medical Malpractice Section was created in response to the needs of members practicing in the field of medical negligence. The section offers a popular list server, defense expert witness bank, special news alerts and reduced rates for selected PAJ seminars and products. For access to this plaintiffs-only e-mail for Med Mal Section members who meet specific eligibility requirements and who submit an affidavit.
In addition, Med Mal Section members may access its defense expert bank by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 215.546.6451 x 106.
Section members pay $300 annually in addition to PAJ member dues.
The Future Leaders Section was formed to meet the unique needs of lawyers who have recently entered into the practice of P.I. law. Members who have been in practice fewer than 10 years receive reduced PAJ dues and are automatically enrolled in the Future Leaders Section.
The section offers many ways to connect: social events, meetings, LinkedIn and Facebook. Benefit from reduced rates for most PAJ events and CLE. Section members participate in special projects, including a Hot Coffee outreach effort.
Section membership is FREE with your PAJ dues. For more information, call 215.546.6451 or visit our page
PAJ's Workers' Compensation Section was established to address the needs of members representing claimants. The section elects 3 members annually to serve on the PAJ Board of Governors. Section membership provides access to a popular list server, statewide meetings, and special news alerts.
Section members pay $125 annually in addition to PAJ member dues.