Lackawanna County Lawyer to Serve on Pennsylvania Bar Association Board of Governors

HARRISBURG (May 14, 2013) - Lackawanna County lawyer P. Timothy Kelly, a partner in the Scranton law firm of Mattise & Kelly P.C., will serve a three-year term on the Pennsylvania Bar Association Board of Governors.

One of 12 zone governors who serve on the PBA board, Kelly will represent Bradford, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Wayne and Wyoming county lawyers.

Kelly is a member of the PBA House of Delegates and serves on the PBA Nominating Committee. He is a member of the PBA Civil Litigation Section. He has served as the Lackawanna County delegate to the PBA Young Lawyers Division.

Kelly is a past president of the Lackawanna County Bar Association. He served as president of the LCBA Young Lawyers Section and as district coordinator of the local mock trial competition. He serves on the board of governors of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice and is a member of the American Association for Justice. He served on the board of directors of North Penn Legal Services. He has served on the boards of directors of the Good Shepherd Corporation of Clarks Summit and the Voluntary Action Center in Scranton.

Kelly is a graduate of the University of Scranton and the 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 28,000 lawyers who are members of the association.