Allentown Lawyer to be Honored by Pennsylvania Bar Association Workers' Compensation Section

HARRISBURG (Aug. 29, 2012) - The Pennsylvania Bar Association Workers' Compensation Section will present its Irv Stander Memorial Award to Allentown lawyer Barbara L. Hollenbach on Sept. 13 during the section's fall meeting at the Hershey Lodge, Hershey.

The award is named in honor of the late Judge Irv Stander and is presented to a lawyer whose dedication to the administration of workers compensation law, clients, professionalism and regard for colleagues serves as an example to others.

A member of the firm of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus P.A. in Allentown, Hollenbach has 30 years of experience in legal matters involving workers' compensation.

Hollenbach is a frequent writer and lecturer on workers' compensation issues and practice. Since 1999, she has been a member of the committee which writes the Pennsylvania Bar Institute's Workers' Compensation Practice and Procedure Manual and plans the section's biennial continuing legal education program. In addition, she has served on the faculty for the institute's Medicine for Lawyers series and Tough Problems in Workers' Compensation program.

Since 2011, she has served on the Pennsylvania's Workers' Compensation Rules Committee.

Active in the organized bar, Hollenbach is a past president of the Northampton County Bar Association and past chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Workers' Compensation Section.

Hollenbach is a graduate of Penn State University and Dickinson School of Law.

More information about the PBA Workers' Compensation Section's meeting is available on the Pennsylvania Bar Institute website:

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.