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Lyon-Philadelphia Bar Association Twinning Relationship and Exchange Program 20th Anniversary Conference & Networking Reception April 20-22, 2017
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About the Conference

Join us for the Lyon-Philadelphia Bar Association 20th Anniversary Conference & Networking Reception on April 20-22, 2017, a unique networking, educational and cultural gathering celebrating 20 years of the successful "twinning" relationship between the Philadelphia and Lyon bar associations, exemplified by the annual exchange of lawyer interns between the two cities.


Thursday, April 20, 5:15 - 7:30 p.m.

  • Welcome Reception in Conversation Hall at Philadelphia's City Hall, with greetings by Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, Philadelphia Commerce Director Harold Epps and Secretary of Department of Commerce and Economic Development, Dennis Davin (invited). Guests include a broad representation of leaders in commerce, industry, higher education, government and cultural organizations.

Friday, April 21, 8:30 a.m. (Hosted by Pepper Hamilton LLP)

  • Philadelphia-style Breakfast with guest speaker Matt Cabrey, Executive Director of Select Greater Philadelphia.
  • Continuing Legal Education(CLE) Program: Cross-Border Perspectives on Handling International Legal Issues in the United States and Abroad, featuring corporate, law firm and judicial perspectives and speakers from Canada, France and the United States
  • Luncheon Program, featuring Sozi Pedro Tulante, City Solicitor of Philadelphia.

Friday, April 21, 1:30 - 4:00 p.m.


Non-CLE Credit Friday Attendee

  • Includes Philadelphia Style Breakfast with Guest speaker Matt Cabrey, Program, Lunch featuring Sozi Pedro Tulante and Mural Arts Walking Tour.

Friday, April 21, 6:30 p.m.

  • Private reception and three-course Dinner at Davio's, a northern Italian steakhouse at 17th and Chestnut Streets.

Full Conference Registration Discount

  • Register for the entire conference and save $30.

Honorary Chair

Chancellor Deborah R Gross, Esq.


Diane Penneys Edelman, Esq. Michael E. Scullin, Esq.

*Reflecting paid sponsors to date

Ambassador Sponsors

Boiron USA Homeopathy

McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP

Admiral Sponsors

Dechert LLP

Green and Spiegel LLP

Pepper Hamilton LLP

Select Greater Philadelphia Council

Lieutenant Sponsors

Alan M. Feldman

D & H Global Tax Group

Duane Morris LLP

Drexel University

The Erb Law Firm, PC

Mell Consulting, LLC

Pa. Department of Community and Economic Development

Rutgers University - Camden


Michael E. Scullin

Willig, Williams & Davidson


For more information, contact Michael Scullin at (215) 557-2975 or

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