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Attorney E-Newsletter Provides Innovative Communications For The Disciplinary Board And Pennsylvania Attorneys

(Camp Hill, PA) - The Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania has launched an electronic newsletter to inform and educate attorneys regarding activities and initiatives of the Disciplinary Board and to advance the highest standards of legal services for the citizens of Pennsylvania.

The new communication service, the first of several innovations, will enhance immediate communications between the Disciplinary Board and the more than 55,000 actively practicing attorneys in the Commonwealth.

The e-newsletter was sent initially to more than 16,000 attorneys statewide who had provided email addresses to the Disciplinary Board with their annual registrations. The e-newsletter was enthusiastically received and many attorneys expressed approval with email responses to the Board.

Respondents expressed appreciation for the information provided and the convenience of electronic communication.

Attorneys not currently in the Disciplinary Board email database can send an email to subscribe@padisciplinaryboard.org to be included in the monthly distribution.

The Disciplinary Board e-newsletter content is pertinent to the conduct of lawyers and the legal profession by providing a summary of specific changes to the Pennsylvania Rules of Professional Conduct, including the "Ethics 2000" changes, which took effect January 1, 2005, as well as other useful information regarding administrative matters affecting the practice of law in Pennsylvania.

Additionally, the e-newsletter provides reminders of activities relating to the Disciplinary Board, such as annual registration deadlines and educational opportunities.

The Disciplinary Board was created by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania to review conduct and assure compliance by all attorneys to the Pennsylvania Rules of Professional Conduct. For more information about the Disciplinary Board please visit www.padisciplinaryboard.org or contact Karen Gross at (717) 975-2148 or kgross@hersheyphilbin.com.