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Dauphin County Lawyer to Become Chair-elect of Pennsylvania Bar Association Young Lawyers Division

HARRISBURG (May 18, 2009) - Lisa M. B. Woodburn of the Harrisburg law firm of Angino & Rovner will become chair-elect of the Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) Young Lawyers Division (YLD) at the conclusion of the association's annual meeting June 4 in Pittsburgh.

Woodburn serves on the executive council of the PBA YLD and is the YLD delegate to the PBA House of Delegates. She also serves as co-vice chair of the PBA Commission on Women in the Profession and the vice chair of the PBA Medical and Health-Related Interdisciplinary Committee. She is a member of the PBA Civil Litigation Section Council and the PBA Health Care Law Committee and also served on the PBA Task Force on Judicial Independence and the PBA Community and Public Relations Committee.

Woodburn is active in the Dauphin County Bar Association and its Young Lawyers Section, where she has served on various committees and the board of directors. She is a member of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice where she has served as a board member and as chair of the New Lawyers Section from 2007-2009. In 2007, she was named to the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and was designated as a Pennsylvania "Rising Star" attorney in the field of Plaintiff's Medical Malpractice. She was named to the Best Lawyers in America in 2008 for her work in the field of Workers' Compensation.

Woodburn is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and the 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 29,000 lawyers who are members of the association.

Editorís Note: A photo of Lisa M.B. Woodburn is available to download from the PBA Web site at: http://www.pabar.org/public/news%20releases/0910newofficersphotos.asp.