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Posts by Dan Giancaterino

Come On In
We're open to members and visitors with no appointment necessary! * Our onsite hours are 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Masks are required in our space and also in our building's lobby and elevators. The library stacks are open for browsing and all the computer workstations are available. You can also rent...
CLE
As Philly, along with the rest of the country, begins to open back up, we're happy that the physical effects of COVID are receding. But the emotional effects will remain, possibly for a long time. To help, we've begun scheduling free mental health CLE webinars. We're holding two this summer: No One...
Back to Normal-ish!
Jenkins has reopened to all visitors with no appointment necessary! * As of Monday, September 13 our onsite hours are 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Visitors must wear masks in our space and also in our building's lobby and elevators. The library stacks are open for browsing and all the computer workstations...
laptop with Fastcase and Casemaker logos
Today Fastcase, one of our most popular remote-access member databases, and rival Casemaker announced a merger. For more information, see: The Fastcase blog post announcing the merger. Commentary by Robert Ambrogi , an attorney and respected longtime legal journalist. Here's the bottom line for...
Mask Required
Update September 8: We are now open by appointment. See the blog post for details. As of July 3, Philadelphia is in a modified, restricted green phase, so we have begun implementing our reopening plan. We are preparing the library space for reopening. We have installed plexiglass around the...
Coronavirus
The Philadelphia First Judicial District has issued a significant but limited closing of the Philadelphia Courts through Friday, May 31 . Jenkins’ policy as to operational hours has historically been guided by the decisions of the Court. When the Court closes, so does Jenkins. As such in light of...
Coronavirus
In order to properly and fully maintain the ability to provide services to our membership and the public without interruption, we have determined at this time, that it is in the best interest of our staff and users to reduce the library’s operational hours from 10 am to 4 pm, Monday, March 16 through Friday, March 20. The library will be fully operational with email, phone and staffing during these hours. We will continue to monitor and evaluate the situation on a weekly basis.
Happy New Year
We will be closed on Tuesday, December 31 and Wednesday, January 1. Wishing you a happy and prosperous New Year 2020!
Happy Holidays
We will be closed on Tuesday, December 24 and Wednesday, December 25. Wishing you and yours a very happy holiday season!
CLE
Want to launch a career in public speaking, but don't know where to start? We'd like to help you scratch that itch. Just shoot an email to classes@jenkinslaw.org with a proposed CLE class title and a 2-3 sentence description. (Check out some examples on our website.) We'll get back to you with some...