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Philadelphia Lawyer to Serve on Pennsylvania Bar Association Board of Governors

HARRISBURG (May 27, 2008) - Philadelphia lawyer Audrey C. Talley will serve a three-year term on the Pennsylvania Bar Association Board of Governors upon her election to the position of Zone One Governor during the association's annual meeting June 4 - 6 in Hershey. One of 12 zone governors, Talley will represent Philadelphia lawyers.

A partner in the Philadelphia office of Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, Talley is a member of the firm's Investment Management Practice Group.

She is a member of the American, Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Bar associations. She is a fellow of the American Bar Foundation. She served as co-chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Commission on Women in the Profession. She served as the chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association, chair of the Philadelphia Bar Association's Business Law Section, chair of its board of governors and co-chair of the Investment Companies Committee. She also is a member of the board of trustees of the Philadelphia Bar Foundation.

Active in community organizations, Talley is a member of the leadership council of the Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts. She serves on the boards of trustees of the Philadelphia Zoo and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. She also serves on the board of managers of the Moore College of Art and Design.

She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Vanderbilt University, her Master of Arts degree from the University of Southern California, and her Juris Doctor degree from the Boston University Law School.

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.

Editor's notes: A photo of Audrey C. Talley is available to download from the PBA Web site at: http://www.pabar.org/public/news%20releases/0809newofficersphotos.asp

Source: Pennsylvania Bar Association