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2009 News Releases

Dec. 4, 20098
Former Federal Prosecutor in Luzerne County Corruption Probe Named ‘Government Lawyer of the Year’

Nov. 13, 2009
PBA Announces Winners of 30th Annual Schnader Print Media Awards

Oct. 19, 2009
Pennsylvania Bar Association Minority Bar Committee’s Diversity Summit, ‘Banking on Diversity in Tough Economic Times,’ is Oct. 29 in Lancaster

Oct. 8, 2009
PBA Judicial Evaluation Commission Reissues Ratings for Judicial Candidates, Provides Information for Voters

Oct. 2, 2009
PBA Judicial Evaluation Commission Releases Ratings for Candidates Seeking to Fill Vacancy on the Superior Court of Pennsylvania

Sept. 28, 2009
Allegheny County Judge and Lawyer Honored by the Pennsylvania Bar Association for Legal Assistance to the Poor
Philadelphia Lawyer Honored by the Pennsylvania Bar Association for Legal Assistance to Low-Income Homeowners Facing Foreclosure

Sept. 4, 2009
PBA Judicial Evaluation Commission Releases Retention Ratings for Judicial Candidates

Aug. 18, 2009
Legal and marketing professionals to share expertise at business development program in Doylestown

August 4, 2009
Legal and marketing professionals to share expertise in minority business development program in Pittsburgh

July 23, 2009
Pennsylvania Bar Association says public should not make up court and legal services budget shortfalls through large filing fee increases

July 22, 2009
PBA Names 2009-10 Chairs for Committees and Sections

July 8, 2009
PBA Commission on Women in the Profession Announces Honor Roll of Legal Organizations Welcoming Women Professionals

June 24, 2009
PBA ‘Wills for Heroes’ Program Presents Award Honoring Memory of Early Volunteer, Offers Free Estate Planning Documents

June 11, 2009
Pennsylvania Bar Association President Issues Statement on Guilty Plea by Luzerne County Lawyer Powell

June 10, 2009
Lawyers Honored by the Pennsylvania Bar Association

June 2, 2009
PBA President Op-Ed -- Pennsylvania Leaders Agree: Justice Is a Key Government Goal, We Must Work Together to Bolster Understanding

June 1, 2009
York County Lawyer Elected to the Pennsylvania Bar Association Board of Governors
Allegheny County Lawyer to Serve on Pennsylvania Bar Association Board of Governors
Fayette County Lawyer to Serve on Pennsylvania Bar Association Board of Governors
William H. Pugh V to Serve on Pennsylvania Bar Association Board of Governors
Cheryl L. Young Appointed to Represent Interests of Pennsylvania Women Lawyers on Pennsylvania Bar Association Board of Governors

May 26, 2009
Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Judge Annette Rizzo to be Honored by the Pennsylvania Bar Foundation

May 18, 2009
Haines Named President of Pennsylvania Bar Association
Lancaster Lawyer Elected Vice President of Pennsylvania Bar Association
Philadelphia Lawyer Re-elected Secretary of the Pennsylvania Bar Association
Susquehanna County Lawyer Re-elected Treasurer of the Pennsylvania Bar Association
Pittsburgh Lawyer to Become Chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s House of Delegates
Dauphin County Lawyer to Become Chair-elect of Pennsylvania Bar Association Young Lawyers Division

May 15, 2009
Pittsburgh Lawyer Ann L. Begler to be Honored by Pennsylvania Bar Association

May 14, 2009
Blair County Teacher to Receive Liberty Bell Award from Pennsylvania Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
Philadelphia Lawyer to Receive Michael K. Smith Excellence in Service Award from the PBA Young Lawyers Division

May 11, 2009
Connellsville Lawyer to Serve as President-elect of Pennsylvania Bar Association
Cambria County Lawyer to Become Chair of Pennsylvania Bar Association Young Lawyers Division

May 5, 2009
PBA Judicial Evaluation Commission Releases 2009 Judicial Ratings
Pennsylvania Bar Association Posts Luzerne County Judicial Candidate Questionnaires

May 3, 2009
PBA President Pays Tribute to Former Chief Justice Cappy

April 29, 2009
Pennsylvania Bar Association Pushes Legislation to Protect Older Pennsylvanians

April 21, 2009
Pennsylvania Bar Association to Survey Judicial Candidates In Luzerne County

April 16, 2009
Retired Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice and Pittsburgh Lawyer to be Honored by PBA Commission on Women in the Profession

April 6, 2009
Pennsylvania Bar Association Issues Statement on Passing of Drexel University President

April 2, 2009
PBA President Hails Supreme Court Action to Raise More Funds for Civil Legal Services

March 28, 2009
Central High School of Blair County Wins 2009 Statewide Mock Trial Championship

March 24, 2009
Central High School in Blair County Advances to State Mock Trial Championships
Holy Redeemer High School and Scranton Preparatory School Advance to State Mock Trial Championships
Cumberland Valley High School Advances to State Mock Trial Championships
B. Reed Henderson High School, The Haverford School, Overbrook High School, Saint Joseph’s Preparatory School and Strath Haven High School Advance to State Mock Trial Championships
PBA Judicial Evaluation Commission Releases Fifth and Final Round of 2009 Judicial Ratings

March 20, 2009
Woodland Hills High School Advances to State Mock Trial Championships
Beaver Area High School Advances to State Mock Trial Championships
Montoursville Area High School Advances to State Mock Trial Championships

March 16, 2009
York County Lawyer to Receive ‘Child Advocate of the Year’ Award

March 5, 2009
Philadelphia Lawyer to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at PBA Minority Attorney Conference

Feb. 27, 2009
Judge from Berks County Receives Statewide Award for Leadership
Local Lawyer Receives Statewide Award for Leadership
Pennsylvania Bar Assocaiton Honors Dauphin County Executive
Local Bar Associations Receive Awards

Feb. 4, 2009
PBA Judicial Evaluation Commission Releases Fourth Round of Judicial Ratings

Jan. 30, 2009
PBA Judicial Evaluation Commission Releases Third Round of 2009 Judicial Ratings

Jan. 21, 2009
PBA Judicial Evaluation Commission Releases Second Round of 2009 Judicial Ratings

Jan. 15, 2009
25th Annual Statewide Mock Trial Competition Includes More Than 300 Pennsylvania High School Teams

Jan. 14, 2009
PBA Judicial Evaluation Commission Releases First Round of 2009 Judicial Ratings