Franklin County Lawyer Forest N. Myers to Become President of Pennsylvania Bar Association

HARRISBURG (April 24, 2013) - Franklin County lawyer Forest N. Myers, owner of the Law Office of Forest N. Myers, Shippensburg, will become the 119th president of the Pennsylvania Bar Association on May 10 at the close of the PBA Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh.

Myers served on the PBA Board of Governors from 2007 to 2010 as the unit county bar association governor. A past chair of the PBA Presidential Strategic Planning Committee, he is a member of the PBA Solo and Small Firm Practice Section and the PBA Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee. He has been a zone delegate to the PBA House of Delegates since 2003. He served on the PBA Alternative Dispute Resolution, Community and Public Relations, and Professionalism committees and was a member of the PBA Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section's Estate Planning Committee.

Myers is a past president of the Franklin County Bar Association.

Active in his community, Myers was board president of the Shippensburg Area School District from 1983 to 1985. He is a former drive chair of the Shippensburg Area United Way. He also served as a member of the Shippensburg Park Commission.

Myers is a graduate of Penn State University and the Dickinson School of Law. He and his wife, Becky, live in Shippensburg and have two children.

Founded in 1895, the Pennsylvania Bar Association strives to promote justice, professional excellence and respect for the law; improve public understanding of the legal system; facilitate access to legal services; and serve the 28,000 lawyers who are members of the association.