BLI Class of 2015-2016

PBA President Pugh Welcomes Bar Leadership Institute Class of 2015-2016

PBA President William H. Pugh V welcomed the recently selected BLI Class of 2015-2016 at the YLD Summer Meeting/New Admittee Conference held at Seven Springs, Aug. 5-7, 2015. Shown here during the event are, from left (front row), C. David Pedri, Jennifer Menichini, Tiffany L. Cummings, Laura L. Smith, Anthony M. Hoover, Valerie N. Sylves and Patrick J. Gallo Jr.; (back row) BLI Committee Co-chairs Charles Eppolito III and Lisa M. Benzie, Tyesha C. Miley, PBA Zone 6 Gov. James R. Antoniono, Katherine P. Berquist, Aaron N. Holt and PBA President Pugh.

PBA Bar Leadership Institute Class of 2015-2016
Read the media release on the following 11 participants named to the 2015-2016 Bar Leadership Institute (BLI) class:

Katherine P. Berquist, Weinheimer, Schadel & Haber PC, Pittsburgh
Tiffany L. Cummings, Tiffany L. Cummings LLC, Mansfield
Patrick J. Gallo Jr., MacElree Harvey Ltd., West Chester
Aaron N. Holt, Dauphin County Public Defender's Office, Harrisburg
Anthony M. Hoover, McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC, Harrisburg
Jennifer Menichini, Greco Law Associates PC, Scranton
Tyesha C. Miley, Law Offices of TCM & Associates, Philadelphia
Patrina A. Ozurumba, Stevens & Lee PC, King of Prussia
C. David Pedri, Luzerne County Solicitor, Wilkes-Barre
Laura L. Smith, York County Bar Association, York
Valerie N. Sylves, The Law Office of Valerie N. Sylves LLC, Meadville

The criteria for inclusion in the class is a demonstration of leadership ability in some capacity, a willingness to make the time commitment to the seven-month program and age 38 years or younger or have practiced five years or less.