HARRISBURG (May 2, 2018) — Anne N. John of Mt. Lebanon, a private practitioner with the law firm of John & John in Uniontown, will become incoming president of the 26,000-member Pennsylvania Bar Association at the conclusion of the association’s Annual Meeting, May 11, in Hershey.
John will become the association’s president in 2019.
John is a long-time leader with organized bar associations at both the local and state levels.
At the state level, John will soon complete her term as the 2017-18 PBA vice president.
John served as secretary for the PBA Board of Governors from 2013 to 2016.
From 2009 to 2012, John served as a zone governor on the PBA Board, representing Fayette, Greene, Washington and Westmoreland county lawyers.
Since 2013, John has served as co-chair of the PBA Shale Energy Law Committee. She is the 2017-18 chair and 2016-17 co-vice chair of the PBA Review and Certifying Board. Since 2012, she has served as chair of the PBA House of Delegates Draft Committee.
John served as a member of the PBA Diversity Team at the time of its inception. She also served on the PBA Diversity Task Force and chaired the PBA Leadership Recruitment and Development Committee. She currently serves as vice-chair of the PBA Planning Committee.
She is a current member of and serves on the executive councils of the PBA Commission on Women in the Profession and Federal Practice Committee.
John is a Hearing Committee member serving the Disciplinary Board of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
At the local level, John is a past president of the Fayette County Bar Association, and previously served as its secretary.
Also active in her community, John is a former member of the boards of directors of Advantage Credit Counseling Services Inc., the Better Business Bureau of Western Pennsylvania Inc. and the Mt. Lebanon Aqua Club.
John is a graduate of Dickinson College and Dickinson 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 26,000 lawyers who are members of the association.