Harrisburg Lawyer to be Honored by Pennsylvania Bar Association for Leadership in Administrative Law

HARRISBURG (May 4, 2012) - The Pennsylvania Bar Association Administrative Law Section will present its James S. Bowman Award to James K. Bradley of Harrisburg, who recently retired from the Governor's Office of General Counsel. The award will be presented during the state association's Annual Meeting on May 10 at the Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square, Lancaster.

The James S. Bowman Award honors a lawyer who is making a significant impact on the practice of administrative law and who is demonstrating leadership in mentoring administrative law practitioners.

Bradley had been an advisor to the Unemployment Compensation Board of Review for 35 years in areas of substantive law such as willful misconduct, voluntary quit, independent contractor and collective bargaining-related work stoppages, as well as refinement of procedures of administrative due process.

Bradley shared his institutional knowledge with many colleagues in the Unemployment Compensation Board of Review Division, including recent law school graduates and law school students serving internships.

Bradley has co-authored law review articles regarding unemployment compensation and other administrative agency issues.

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.