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

HARRISBURG (May 14, 2013) — Jeffrey M. Bower of Bower Law Associates, State College, 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, Bower will represent Cameron, Centre, Clearfield, Clinton, Elk and Potter county lawyers who are members of the association.

Bower is the immediate past president of the Centre County Bar Association.

Active in the community, Bower is a current board member of the State College Rotary Club and a member and past chair of the Governmental Affairs Committee of the Chamber of Business and Industry of Centre County. Bower was chair of the Centre County Board of Commissioners from 1980 to 1988. He served for 25 years as a volunteer and member of many Easter Seals boards, including the Central Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania and National boards and as chair of the National House of Delegates from 1993 to 1995. He also served for 15 years as a member and chair of the Penn State College of the Liberal Arts Alumni Society Board and 14 years as a member and chair of the Centre Foundation board.

Bower holds an undergraduate degree from Penn State and earned his juris doctor from Georgetown University Law Center.

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.