HARRISBURG (May 2, 2014) — Justin A. Bayer of Worcester Township, Montgomery County, a partner in the Norristown law firm of Kane, Pugh, Knoell, Troy and Kramer LLP, will become the chair-elect of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Young Lawyers Division (YLD) on May 16 at the conclusion of the PBA Annual Meeting in Hershey.
Bayer has served on the PBA YLD Council since 2010. He is a member of the PBA House of Delegates, the association’s governing body.
Bayer is a member of the board of directors of the Montgomery Bar Association (MBA) and serves as a member of the MBA Executive Board. He is chair of the MBA Medical-Legal Committee and past chair of the MBA Young Lawyers’ Section.
Bayer has lectured for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, the continuing legal education arm of the PBA, and for a variety of legal education programs for lawyers, law students and professionals. In 2007, 2008, and 2010-2014, both Philadelphia Magazine and Law and Politics selected him as a "Rising Star" attorney.
Bayer is a graduate of Lehigh University and Villanova University 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 27,000 lawyers who are members of the association.
Editor’s Note: A photo is available to download from the PBA website at: http://www.pabar.org/public/news%20releases/1415newofficersphotos.asp