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Get Ready, Get Set, Run! Legal Do’s and Don’ts for Pennsylvania Political Candidates

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Flaster Greenberg
January 15, 2014

This seminar is designed for political candidates, their campaign managers, treasurers and fundraising staff as a practical, non-partisan guide to Pennsylvania campaign-related law.  We will cover all aspects of election law, emphasizing ways to avoid the legal pitfalls that could scuttle your campaign at any stage.  All candidates, potential candidates, and finance committee chairs, and key staff and consultants, especially those involved in finance and fundraising, should make this seminar an essential step when planning a 2014 campaign for any state office.

Topics include:

• Qualifying for the ballot
• Candidate disclosure forms and affidavits
• Candidate petitions
• Petition and other challenges
• Redistricting and residency
• Creating a PAC
• Campaign finance reporting requirements
• The impact of City of Philadelphia campaign finance rules on state candidates
• Corporate and labor union contributions
• Independent expenditures
• Resign-to-run and other issues for City employees
• Avoiding BonusGate issues
• Election Day law
• Post-Election Day law

“Get Ready, Get Set, Run!” is presented by attorneys Kevin Greenberg and Abbe F. Fletman, co-chairs of the Government Relations practice at Flaster/Greenberg PC. Both Kevin and Abbe have advised politicians from City Hall to the White House, including President Obama, District Attorney Williams, and the 2010 statewide Democratic slate. 

Speakers:                   

Kevin Greenberg, Shareholder, Flaster/Greenberg PC

Abbe F. Fletman, Shareholder, Flaster/Greenberg PC

Location:                     

Flaster/Greenberg PC
1600 JFK Blvd., 2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Time:                           

8:00 a.m. Registration, breakfast
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Program

CLE:

1.0 PA Substantive CLE Credit

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