Franklin County Lawyer Myers to Become President-elect of Pennsylvania Bar Association

HARRISBURG (April 30, 2012) - Franklin County lawyer Forest N. Myers, owner of the Law Office of Forest N. Myers, Shippensburg, will become president-elect of the Pennsylvania Bar Association at the close of the organization's Annual Meeting, May 11, in Lancaster. Myers will become president of the 28,000-member statewide lawyers association in 2013.

Myers served from 2007 until 2010 on the PBA Board of Governors as the unit county bar association governor. Myers is the current chair of the PBA Presidential Strategic Planning Committee and 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 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.

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.