DECEMBER 8, 2016.
Temporary Injunction Puts New Overtime Rules on Hold
Coping with Uncertainty: The Federal Fair Labor Standards Act, "White Collar" Exemptions and Paying Overtime - What Now?

Co-Sponsored by The Arts Administration Programs at Drexel University's Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, and the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, to be held at the URBN Center, Room 141, Drexel University, 3501 Market Street, Philadelphia 19104, 5:30-7.

Presented by Sharon M. Erwin.

OCTOBER 14, 2009.
Avenue of the Arts Social Media Series
Sharon Erwin will be a featured speaker at the first Avenue of the Arts Social Media program, "HR/Legal Issues of Social Media" to be held on October 14, 2009 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

Ms. Erwin will address some of the unique HR and Legal Issues facing arts and cultural organizations arising from the use of social media, including Facebook, Flickr, LinkedIn and Twitter.

For additional information and to register, please visit www.avenueofthearts.org.

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JANUARY 25, 2008.
Sharon M. Erwin is serving on the faculty for the American Bar Association Section of International Law teleconference, "The Deaccession of Art Works from Museum Collections" on February 12, 2008 at 12:00 -1:30PM ET. Sharon will address Representing the Public Interest in Deaccessioning Disputes. To register, go to ABA-CLE Calendar of Events.

DECEMBER 1, 2007.
Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts CLE
Cultural Heritage, Museum Ethics and the Law: Philadelphia Reflects the Global Debate, in collaboration with the Penn Cultural Heritage Center and the Penn Museum; co-sponsored by the Lawyers Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation.

  • Course Planner: Sharon M. Erwin
  • Penn Museum, 3260 Spruce Street
  • Thursday, December 13, 2007, 9:00 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.
  • Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.
  • Cost: $189 for attorneys; $125 for arts and culture professionals; includes lunch and admission to the Museum for the day
  • 3 Substantive credits and 1 Ethics credit

FEBRUARY 9, 2007.
Sharon M. Erwin is serving on the faculty for ALI-ABA’s annual course Legal Issues in Museum Administration, co-sponsored by The Smithsonian Institution with the cooperation of the American Association of Museums. The course will be held March 14-16, 2007 at the Sheraton Philadelphia City Center, with special events at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the Barnes Foundation and The Franklin Institute-Tutankhamun.

Sharon will present an Introduction to International Law for Museum Professionals. For a full description of the entire program and to register online, go to www.ali-aba.org/aliaba/cm016.htm.

FEBRUARY 2, 2006.
Sharon M. Erwin has been elected a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. The Fellows is an honorary organization of attorneys, judges and law professors "whose professional, public and private careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the welfare of their communities and to the highest principles of the legal profession."

Membership in the Fellows is limited to one-third of one percent of the lawyers in each state. Fellows are nominated by the Fellows in their jurisdiction and are elected by the Board of the American Bar Foundation. The Fellows encourage and support the Foundation's objective of advancing justice through research on law, legal institutions and legal processes.

JULY 1, 2005.
Sharon M. Erwin has received The Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts 2005 Outstanding Volunteer Service Award.

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