Events

  • EVENTS

Going Green: How Environmental Sustainability Improves Your Bottom Line

Date:  September 10, 2015

Location:  Neumann University, Center for Leadership

Speakers: Steve Harvey

Steve will spear as part of a panel presentation about how concern about climate change has shaped his life and the way he run his law firm. He will also talk about the non-profit he founded, A Call to the Bar: Lawyers for Common Sense on Climate Change (www.calltothebar.org).

Founded and sponsored by the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia, Neumann is a private, Catholic, co-educational University in the Franciscan tradition, which emphasizes respect for individuals, concern for the environment, and social responsibility.

With the upcoming visit to Philadelphia by Pope Francis less than three weeks away, it is very fitting that Neumann University is promoting sustainability. Steve is very proud and grateful to be asked to participate in this program.

This program is open to the public. Learn more and register at this link: http://www.neumann.edu/CCLDE/programs.asp

Lawyers, the Law, and Climate Change

Date: May 14, 2015, 6-8pm

Location: The New York City Bar Association, Environmental Law Committee

Panelist: Steve Harvey

Steve and Yolanda will speak to the Environmental Law Committee of the New York City Bar Association  about the urgent problem of anthropogenic climate changes, its cause (greenhouse gas emissions), a primary solution (carbon pricing), and the goals and plans of A Call to the Bar: Lawyers for Common Sense on Climate Change (www.calltothebar.org).

Climate Change Is the Great Scientific, Moral, Economic, and Legal Issues of Our Time: Lawyers Should Take a Leadership Role

Date: March 25, 2015

Location: Pennsylvania Bar Association

Speakers: Steve Harvey of Steve Harvey Law LLC and John C. Dernbach, Distinguished Professor of Law at Widener University

Steve Harvey and John Dernbach will speak to the Environmental and Energy Law Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association about the urgent problem of anthropogenic climate changes, its cause (greenhouse gas emissions), a primary solution (carbon pricing), and the goals and plans of A Call to the Bar: Lawyers for Common Sense on Climate Change (www.calltothebar.org).

Law Firm Laboratory

Date: December 3, 2014, 12 noon

Location: Philadelphia Bar Association

Panelist: Steve Harvey

Back by popular demand, the Philadelphia Bar Association has asked Steve Harvey and other speakers from the June 4 program, “Making the Private Practice Leap,” to reprise their roles on December 3 and provide more insights about starting your own law firm.

Understanding the Science of Climate Change

Date: November 6, 2014. 12 noon

Location: Philadelphia Bar Association

Philadelphia Bar Association Chancellor Bill Fedullo is the host of this “Chancellor’s Forum” featuring noted climate scientist Richard Alley, Ph.D., of Penn State. Dr. Alley will discuss the science of climate change, how it occurs, what causes it, and what can be done to stop it. At the conclusion of Dr. Alley’s remarks, there will be brief comment on the legal and economic issues by Robert B. McKinstry, Jr., of the Ballard Spahr law firm. Mr. McKinstry practices in the area of climate change and sustainability. Steve Harvey will introduce the speakers and moderate the program.

Evidential Issues Related to E-Discovery

Date: October 29, 2014

Location: Conference Center at Mercer County College

Panelists: Steve Harvey, David Dzara, and Rachel Gallegos with Shawn Huston of Legal Support Partners.

Steve Harvey, David Dzara, and Rachel Gallegos will be joined by Shawn Huston of Legal Support Partners for a comprehensive overview of all the issues that arise in the area of e-discovery, including data collection, history of the federal rules, proposed change to the federal rules, proportionality, social media, noteworthy cases, and predictive coding. For more information about the program click here.

Trial of a Federal Court Case

Date: July 23, 2014

Location: Pennsylvania Bar Institute

Panelist: Steve Harvey

Steve Harvey demonstrated the direct and cross examination of an expert witness in front of a federal judge playing a federal judge as part of this day-long panel presentation.

Making the Private Practice Leap

Date: June 4, 2014

Location: Philadelphia Bar Association

Panelist: Steve Harvey

Steve Harvey spoke at this panel presentation about his experience starting his own law firm. You can read about the program and listen to a podcast by clicking here.

Organ Allocation Meets the Judicial System: Thoughts on the Sara Murnaghan Lung Allocation Case

Date: May 16, 2014

Location: Southern Illinois Healthcare/Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois

Speaker: Steve Harvey

Steve Harvey spoke about his work on the Sarah Murnaghan case at this national conference examining issues related to organ allocation. You can read about the conference by clicking here.

Effective Depositions of Financial and Economic Experts

Date: April 23, 2014

Location: Pennsylvania Bar Institute

Panelist: Steve Harvey

Steve Harvey co-planned and participated as a panelist in this program. The panel included two esteemed judges, The Honorable Mark I. Bernstein of the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania, and The Honorable Mitchell S. Goldberg of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Also on the panel was Steve’s co-planner, Robert “Bo” Ebby of Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller. The program included a video presentation of issues that arise at depositions.

Organ Allocation Meets the Judicial System: Thoughts on the Sarah Murnaghan Lung Allocation Case

Date: January 23, 2014

Location: American Health Lawyers Association, Washington, D.C.

Speaker: Steve Harvey

Steve Harvey spoke about his experience in 2013 successfully suing Kathleen Sebelius, the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, over a rule of the national organ allocation that prevented ten-year-old Sarah Murnaghan from receiving the lungs. Thankfully, a federal court issued a TRO and Sarah got her new lungs and lived.