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Pennsylvania Bar Association Elects New Members for the Board of Governors

HARRISBURG (May 2000) -- The Pennsylvania Bar Association House of Delegates elected the associationís new members of the 2000-2001 Board of Governors during the organizationís Annual Meeting held this month in Hershey. The new members will fill the boardís four vacancies. There are twelve zone governors in total.

The new board members are as follows:

Matthew J. Creme Jr.
Matthew J. Creme Jr., a partner in the Lancaster law firm of Nikolaus & Hohenadel LLP, was elected to the Pennsylvania Bar Association Board of Governors.

One of 12 zone governors who serve on the PBA Board, Creme will represent Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Perry and York county lawyers. His term will expire in 2003.

A member of the PBA House of Delegates, Creme also is a member of the Lancaster Bar Association and the current chair of its Long Range Planning Committee.

Active in the Lancaster Community, Creme chairs the board of the American Red Cross of the Susquehanna Valley and is a past board chair of the Lancaster County Multiple Sclerosis Society and the Resurrection Catholic School. He also is a former chair of the Dickinson College Alumni Council.

Creme is a graduate of Dickinson College and the Georgetown University Law Center.

Kenneth J. Horoho Jr.
Kenneth J. Horoho Jr., a partner in the Pittsburgh law firm of Goldberg, Gruener, Gentile, Horoho & Avalli, P.C., was elected to the Pennsylvania Bar Association Board of Governors.

One of 12 zone governors who serve on the PBA Board, Horoho will represent Allegheny County lawyers. His term will expire in 2003.

Horoho is a member of the PBA House of Delegates and is a past chair of the PBA Young Lawyers Division (YLD). He is a member of the governing board of the Pennsylvania Bar Foundation, the Allegheny County Bar Association Board of Governors and the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association. Horoho also is a past American Bar Association House of Delegates member, ABA/YLD executive council member and ABA/YLD Pennsylvania district representative. In addition, he is a past chair of the Allegheny County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section.

Active in the Allegheny County community, Horoho is a former member of the Pennsylvania Special Olympics Board of Directors. He also was a member of the Downtown YMCA Board of Directors and served as its president.

Horoho is a graduate of St. Francis College and the Duquesne University School of Law.

Daniel Joseph
Daniel Joseph, a partner in the New Kensington law firm of George & Joseph, was elected to the Pennsylvania Bar Association Board of Governors.

One of 12 zone governors who serve on the PBA Board, Joseph will represent Fayette, Greene, Washington and Westmoreland county lawyers. His term will expire in 2003.

Joseph is a member of the PBA House of Delegates and is a past president of the Westmoreland Bar Association. In addition, he is a member of the American Bar Association, Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, Westmoreland American Inns of Court, Westmoreland Academy of Trial Lawyers, Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Allegheny County Bar Association.

He also serves on the Laurel Legal Services Board of Directors and is active with the Community Foundation of Westmoreland County.

Joseph is a graduate of Mount Union College and Duquesne University School of Law.

John J. Kerrigan Jr.
John J. Kerrigan Jr., a partner in the Newtown law firm of Stuckert & Yates, was elected to the Pennsylvania Bar Association Board of Governors.

One of 12 zone governors who serve on the PBA Board, Kerrigan will represent Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery county lawyers. His term will expire in 2003.

A past president of the Bucks County Bar Association, Kerrigan is also a past director of both the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association and the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. In addition, Kerrigan serves in the House of Delegates for the American and Pennsylvania bar associations.

Active in his community, Kerrigan is a former coach for Community Sports and Little League.

Kerrigan is a graduate of St. Josephís College and the Catholic University School of Law.