The CCBL Executive Committee created the Chief Justice John P. Flaherty Award in 2001
in recognition of the Chief Justice’s efforts to encourage the work of the
Pennsylvania Bar Association and its Conference of County Bar Leaders. The award is given
to a qualified Pennsylvania Bar Association member to recognize an outstanding effort to
promote the objects and purposes of the Conference of County Bar Leaders and to improve
the legal profession, the justice system or the community. The award need not be given on
an annual basis, but rather when the effort should be recognized.
A candidate may be nominated for more than one award. Please review the award descriptions to determine if your candidate meets the criteria.
Past recipients of the award are :
2015 Winner Gretchen A. Mundorff (Fayette County)
Marion Laffey-Ferry (Butler County)
Robert I. Johnston (Westmoreland County)
Mark A. Kearney (Montgomery County)
Terry D. Weiler (Berks County)
William Z. Scott Jr. (Carbon County)
John J. Bagnato (Cambria County)
C. Dale McClain (Montgomery County)
Judge Rea Boylan Thomas (Bucks County)
Louis N. Teti (Chester County)
Eugene W. Lederer (Centre County)
Click here for the nomination form.
Please complete the entry form by Jan. 15, 2016