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Bridging Barry: A Review of Commodore John Barry's Legal Significance and the Bridge That Bears His Name

The Brehon Law Society CLE Panel
Philadelphia, PA

Blank Rome Associate James J. Quinlan will moderate the panel discussion on “Bridging Barry: A Review of Commodore John Barry's Legal Significance and the Bridge That Bears His Name,” hosted by The Brehon Law Society on April 29, 2015, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

The maritime-focused panel, which offers CLE credit for participants, will focus on the legal and historical significance of one of Philadelphia's greatest Irish heroes, Commodore John Barry, father of the U.S. Navy. The presenters include:

  • John M. Elliott, Chairman and CEO of Elliot Greenleaf, former Commissioner of the Delaware River Port Authority
  • Tim McGrath, Author of “John Barry: An American Hero in the Age of Sail”

Mr. Quinlan also serves as vice president of The Brehon Law Society, which was founded in 1976 as a professional association that fosters the profession of law among individuals of Irish ancestry. Over the past 40 years, the Society has grown from a handful of lawyers to over 500 members and now has branches in many of the law schools in the greater Philadelphia region.

To learn more about this event, please click here or visit www.brehonlawsociety.org.



From left to right: Tim McGrath, James Quinlan, John Elliott, at the
CLE Presentation on April 29, 2015