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Use the list below to identify the PBA staff member who can best answer your PBA-related question. Staff members may be contacted at 800-932-0311 or 717-238-6715. To speed your connection when using the PBA’s voicemail system, enter the staff member’s four-digit extension included on the list. Staff also may be contacted by the listed email addresses.

 

ABA House (PA Delegation).................................................................................... Sandra Graver, x 2221

ABA Publications ........................................................................... https://www.americanbar.org/products

Accounts Payable................................................................ Ashley Heffernan, x2219; Lisa Hogan, X2237

Accounts Receivable ................................................................. Ross Miller, x2287, Katey Rhone, X2271

Address Changes....................................................................................... Member Services, x2211, x2254

Advertising ................................................................................................................... Coleen Jones x2226

Alternative Dispute Resolution ................................................................................ Melisa Spinelli, x2253

Annual Meeting ...................................................................................................... Wendy Loranzo, x2225

Attorney Registration Office (atty. licensing)................................................. Pa. Disc. Bd. - 717.731.7073

Avoiding Legal Malpractice Sessions................. Susan Etter, Esq., x2256; Bridget Gillespie, Esq., x2300

Bar Examination/Admissions......................................................... Pa. Bd. Law Examiners - 717.795.7270

Bar Foundation .................................................................................................. Tameka Altadonna, x2280

Bar Insurance Fund ................................................................................................... Sandra Graver, x2221

Bar Leadership Institute......................................................................................... Susan Etter, Esq., x2256

Bar Trust Fund........................................................................................................... Sandra Graver, x2221

Bills (House & Senate)......................................................................................... .Fred Cabell, Esq., x2232

Biographical Files....................................................................................................... Coleen Jones, x2226

Board of Governors ........................................................................................... Tameka Altadonna, x2280

Bridge-the-Gap Sessions ................................................... PBI, 800.247.4724 or pacle.org, 717.795.2139

Budget ............................................................................................................................ Lisa Hogan, x2237

Certificates of Good Standing .............................................. Supreme Court Prothonotary - 215.560.6370

Claims Repair Hotline (potential malpractice questions)........................................................ 888.200.5212

Classified Ads (PA Lawyer/Bar News) ..................................................................... Coleen Jones, x2226

Client Security Fund ............................................................................................................... 717.691.7053

Committees (See below) ............................................................................................. Ursula Marks, x2206

Computers/Management Info Systems ..................................................................... Terry Rodgers, x2238

Conference Call File ........................................................................................................ Lisa Jones, x2211

Conference Room Reservations....................................................................................... Lisa Jones, x2211

Conference of County Bar Leaders....................................................................... Susan Etter, Esq., x2256

Consumer Pamphlets .............................................................................................. Lauren Derrick, x2208

Continuing Legal Education .......................................................... PBI Dept., www.pbi.org, 800.247.4724

County Bar Association Directory................................................................................................................

https://www.pabar.org/site/For-Lawyers/Directories/County-Bar-Association-Directory

........................................................................................................ Gabriele Miller-Wagner, x2240

County Bar Awards................................................................................................ Susan Etter, Esq., x2256

County Bar Newsletter (County Line)................................................................... Susan Etter, Esq., x2256

County Bar Services........................................... Susan Etter, Esq., x2256; Bridget Gillespie, Esq., x2300

....................................................................................................... Gabriele Miller-Wagner, x2240

County Courthouse Information........................................................................ LAWYERS DIRECTORY

Court-Related Agencies .................................................................................... LAWYERS DIRECTORY

Courts (Federal & State) ................................................................................... LAWYERS DIRECTORY

Data Processing ........................................................................................................ Terry Rodgers, x2238

Display Ads (PA Lawyer, PA Bar News) .................................................................... Coleen Jones, x222

Disciplinary Board Counsel................................................................... Pa Disciplinary Bd., 717.731.7083

Dispute Resolution (Lawyers to Lawyers Dispute Only)......................................... Melisa Spinelli, x2253

Diversity Resource Center ............................................................................. Trent Hargrove, Esq., x2281

Dues Billings............................................................................... Ross Miller, x2287; Katey Rhone, x2271

Dues Waivers............................................................................... Member Services, x2211, x2227, x2254

Elections (House of Delegates)......................................................................... Tameka Altadonna, x2280

Employee Benefits....................................................................... Becky Frank, x2220; Paul Skolka, x2213

Employment Verification.............................................................................................. Becky Frank, x2220

Ethics Opinions ....................................................................................... www.pabar.org – Members Only

Ethics Questions (PBA members only)............................................................ Victoria White, Esq., x2214

Fastcase Help.............................................................................................. Bridget Gillespie, Esq., x 2300

Financial Information ..................................................................................................... Lisa Hogan, x2237

House of Delegates ......................................................... Tameka Altadonna, x2280, Becky Frank, x2220

Insurance Fund and Trust........................................................................................... Sandra Graver, x2221

Insurance (Employee) ................................................................................................... Paul Skolka, x2213

Insurance (Members).......................................... USI Affinity, 800.265.2876 (East), 800.327.1550 (West)

IOLTA Board.......................................................................................................................... 888.724.6582

Judicial Ratings (Judicial Evaluation Commission)................................................ Melisa Spinelli, x2253

Law Day................................................................................................................. Susan Etter, Esq., x2256

Law Practice Management ...................................................................................... Ellen Freedman, x2228

Law-Related Organizations............................................................................... LAWYERS DIRECTORY

Law Related Education......................................................................................... Susan Etter, Esq., x2256

Law Schools (PA) ........................................................... https://www.pabar.org/site/Public/mscfaqschools

Law Student Membership ........................................................................................... Maria Engles, x2223

Lawyers Addresses/Telephone Numbers ......................... Member Services, x2208, x2211, x2227, x2254

........................................................................................................... www.padisciplinaryboard.org

Lawyers Directory (Subscriptions).............................................................................. Coleen Jones, x2226

Lawyers Directory (Editorial)................................................................................... Tina Schreiber, x2277

Lawyers Saluting Veterans ..................... David Trevaskis, Esq., x 2236, Gabriele Miller-Wagner, x2570

Lawyer Referral Service.................................................................................. 800.692.7375; x2235, x2254

Lawyer Referral Service/Disabilities........................................................ Member Services, x2254, x2211

Lawyer Referral Service/Exceptional Children........................................ Member Services, x2254, x2211

Legal Service Offices (Legal Aid)................................................................... LAWYERS DIRECTORY

Legislation............................................................................................................. Fred Cabell, Esq., x2232

Legislative Affairs ................................................................................................ Fred Cabell, Esq., x2232

Listservs .................................................................................................................... Terry Rodgers, x2238

Magazine Subscription Service............................................................................................... 800.603.5602

Mailroom........................................................................................................................ Paul Skolka, x2213

Maintenance (Buildings) ............................................................................................... Paul Skolka, x2213

Malpractice Avoidance Programs.......................................................................... Susan Etter, Esq., x2256

Malpractice Hotline (Claims Repair Hotline) ........................................................................ 800.257.4449

Media Inquiries .................................................................. Stephanie Titzel, x2216; Kate Sherman, x2247

Meeting Exhibits/Exhibitors......................................................................................... Holly Wertz, X2245

Meetings Director................................................................................................... Wendy Loranzo, x2225

Meeting Rooms (In-House Meetings) ............................................................................. Lisa Jones, x2211

Membership (Benefits & General Information)............................ Member Services, x2208, x2211, x2254

Midyear Meeting .................................................................................................... Wendy Loranzo, x2225

Military & Veterans Issues ...................... David Trevaskis, Esq., x2236; Gabriele Miller-Wagner, x 2570

Mock Trial .................................................................................................................. Maria Engles, x2223

New Admittee Conference........................................................................................... Maria Engles, x2223

Newsletters............................................................................................................................. SEE BELOW

News Releases................................................................... Kate Sherman, x2247; Stephanie Titzel, x2216

Online Events Calendar ............................................................................................... Holly Wertz, X2245

Opinions (Ethics) ............................................................................................. Victoria White, Esq., x2214

 (UPL Committee) ............................................................................................. M. Spinelli, x2253

PA Bar Foundation/ PA IOLTA Loan Repayment Assistance Program............ Tameka Altadonna, x2280

PBA Quarterly

(Editorial)................................ Stephanie Titzel, x2216, Robert E. Rains, Dickinson Law School

(Subscriptions) .............................................................................................. Coleen Jones, x2226

PABAR-PAC ............................................................................................................. .Anna King, X2207

PA CLE Board ............................................................................................. 800.497.2253, www.pacle.org

Past Presidents .......................................................................................................... Sandra Graver, x2221

Payroll................................................................................................................... Ashley Heffernan, x2219

PBA Policies & Positions................................................ Tameka Altadonna, x2280, Becky Frank, x2220

PBI Publications.............................................................................................. 800.247.4724, www.pbi.org

Pennsylvania Bar Foundation............................................................................. Tameka Altadonna, x2280

Pennsylvania Bar News

(Editorial).......................................................................................... Andy Andrews, Editor, x2259

(Advertising)................................................................................................... Coleen Jones, x2226

Pennsylvania Bar e-brief ........................................................................................... Kate Sherman, x2247

Pennsylvania Lawyer

(Editorial)........................................................................................ Patricia Graybill, Editor, x2289

(Advertising)................................................................................................... Coleen Jones, x2226

Personnel ...................................................................................................................... Paul Skolka, x2213

Placement (Classified Ads)......................................................................................... Coleen Jones, x2226

Press Contacts............................................................................................................. Kate Sherman, x2247

Law Firm News Releases ........................................................................... Patricia Graybill, x2289

PBA News Releases.................................................................................... Stephanie Titzel, x2216

Printing........................................................................................................... Individual staff responsibility

Pro Bono Program.................................... David Trevaskis, Esq., x2236, Gabriele Miller-Wagner, x2297

Project Peace ................................................................................................. David Trevaskis, Esq., x2236

Publications ........................................................................................................................... SEE BELOW

Reciprocal Agreements..................................................................... Pa Bd. Law Examiners 717.795.7270

Rules of Professional Conduct ....................................................................... Pa. Code-§81.4, pacode.com

Media Awards (formerly Schnader Awards).............................................................. Kate Sherman, x2247

Sections (see below) ................................................................................................... Ursula Marks, x2206

Statutes................................................................................................................... Fred Cabell, Esq., x2232

Section Newsletters (Subscriptions)......................................................................... Pascale Herzog, x2233

Supplies (Office) .......................................................................................................... Becky Frank, x2220

Trust Fund.................................................................................................................. Sandra Graver, x2221

Unauthorized Practice of Law (UPL) ..................................................................... Melisa Spinelli, x2253

USI Affinity Insurance ....................................................................... 800.265.2876; [email protected]

Waiving in to the Bar .................................. Pa. Bd. Law Examiners. 717.795.7270, www.pabarexam.org

Website Content ..................................................................................................... Patricia Graybill, x2289

Website Programming ............................................................................................... Terry Rodgers, x2238

Western PA Services .................................................................................... Bridget Gillespie, Esq., x2300

Wills for Heroes .......................................................................................................... Maria Engles, x2223

Workers’ Compensation Certification ............................................................... Tameka Altadonna, x2280

Young Lawyers Division............................................................................................. Maria Engles, x2223

Youth Courts................................................................................................... David Trevaskis, Esq. x2236

Zone Map ...................................................................... http://www.pabar.org/site/About-PBA/Zone-Map

COMMITTEES AND SECTIONS
The majority of PBA’s standing committees are administered by the Committees and Section Departments. Several committees, however, have been assigned to individual staff members who may or may not be part of the Committees and Sections Department. Listed below are the assignments.

Administrative Law – Pamela Kance, x2243
Aeronautical and Space Law – Pamela Kance, x2243
Agricultural Law – Maria Engles, X2223
Alternative Dispute Resolution – Melisa Spinelli, x2253
Amicus Curiae Brief – Ursula Marks, x2206
Animal Law – Pamela Kance, x2243
Annual Meeting –Wendy Loranzo, x2225
Appellate Advocacy – Pamela Kance, x2243
Bar/Press – Kate Sherman, x2247
Business Law – Maria Engles, x2223
Bylaws – Tameka Altadonna, x2280
Charitable Organizations – Ursula Marks, x2206
Children’s Rights – Melisa Spinelli, x2253
Civil & Equal Rights – Ursula Marks, x2206
Civil Litigation – Bridget Gillespie, x2300
Civility in the Profession – Victoria White, Esq., X2214
Collaborative Law – Melisa Spinelli, x2253
Commission on Women in the Profession (WIP) – Ursula Marks, x2206
Community and Public Relations – Stephanie Titzel, x2216
Corrections System – Ursula Marks, x2206
Criminal Justice – Pamela Kance, x2243
Cybersecurity and Data Privacy – Maria Engles, x2223
Disability Services – Melisa Spinelli, x2253
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Team – Bridget Gillespie, x2300; Trent Hargrove, Esq., x2281
Editorial – Stephanie Titzel, x2216
Education Law – Pamela Kance, x2243
Elder Law – Pamela Kance, x2243
Environmental and Energy Law – Pamela Kance, x2243; Melisa Spinelli, x2253

Family Law – Pamela Kance, x2243
Federal Practice – Susan Etter, x2256
Gaming Law – Melisa Spinelli, x2253
Government Lawyers – Pamela Kance, ext. 2243
Health Care Law – Ursula Marks, x2206
Immigration Law – David Trevaskis, Esq. x2236
In-House Counsel – Melisa Spinelli, x2253
Insurance Law – Melisa Spinelli, x2253
Intellectual Property Law – Maria Engles, x2223
International and Comparative Law - Bridget Gillespie, x2300
Judicial Administration– Ursula Marks, x2206
Judicial Evaluation Commission – Melisa Spinelli, x2253
Judicial Independence Commission – Stephanie Titzel, x2216
LGBTQ+ Rights - Ursula Marks, x2206
Labor and Employment Law – Pamela Kance, ext. 2243
Large Law Firm Committee – Lauren Derrick, x 2208
Law Related Education – Susan Etter, Esq., x2256
Lawyer’s Assistance – Ursula Marks, x2206
Legal Academics – Bridget Gillespie, Esq., X2300
Legal Career Transitions - Lauren Derrick, X2208

Legal Ethics & Professional Responsibility – Victoria White, Esq., x2214
Legal Services for Exceptional Children – Ursula Marks, x2206
Legal Services to the Public – David Trevaskis, Esq., x2236
Medical Marijuana & Hemp Law — Ursula Marks, x2206
Membership Development – Karla Andrews, x2227
Midyear Meeting –Wendy Loranzo, x2225
Military & Veterans’ Affairs - David Trevaskis, Esq., x2236
Minority Bar – Bridget Gillespie, x2300
Municipal Law - Pamela Kance, ext. 2243
PABAR-PAC (Political Action Committee) – Anna King, X2207
Plain English – Melisa Spinelli, x2253
Planning Committee – Bridget Gillespie, Esq., X2300
Professional Liability – Susan Etter, Esq., x2256
Public Utility Law - Pamela Kance, ext. 2243
Quality of Life/Balance – Ursula Marks, x2206
Real Property, Probate and Trust Law - Pamela Kance, ext. 2243
Review & Certifying Board – Ursula Marks, x2206
Senior Lawyers – Ursula Marks, x2206
Solo and Small Firm - Maria Engles, x2233
Statutory Law – Anna King, X2207
Tax Law - Pamela Kance, ext. 2243
Technology - Ursula Marks, x2206
Unauthorized Practice of Law – Melisa Spinelli, x2253
Workers’ Compensation Law - Pamela Kance, ext. 2243
Young Lawyers Division (YLD) – Maria Engles, x2233

PUBLICATIONS/ DIRECTORIES

PBA Lawyers Directory

(Editorial)....................................................................................................... Tina Schreiber, x2277
(Subscriptions and Advertising)..................................................................... Coleen Jones, x2226

Pennsylvania Lawyer

(Editorial)........................................................................................ Patricia Graybill, Editor, x2289
(Advertising)................................................................................................... Coleen Jones, x2226

PBA Quarterly ........................................................................................................ Stephanie Titzel, x2216

PA Bar News

(Editorial).......................................................................................... Andy Andrews, Editor, x2259
(Advertising).................................................................................................. Coleen Jones, x2226

PA Bar E-brief............................................................................................................ Kate Sherman, x2247

Guide to Member Benefits and Services................................................... Member Services, x2254; x2211

Pennsylvania Ethics Handbook....................................................................................... PBI, 800.247.4724

Reporter’s Guide to the Law.......... www.pabar.org, (download from Media Resources on PBA web site)

NEWSLETTER EDITORS

Administrative Law (email only)......................................................................... Amanda Dulovich, x2217

Aeronautical & Space Law (web only) (hiatus)........................................................ Tina Schreiber, x2277

Agricultural Law (hiatus)...................................................................................................................... TBD

Alternative Dispute Resolution (email only)............................................................. Tina Schreiber, x2277

Appellate Advocacy (web only) (hiatus)................................................................... Tina Schreiber, x2277

Business Law (email only)........................................................................................ Tina Schreiber, x2277

Children’s Rights/“Child Advocate” (web only)................................................. Amanda Dulovich, x2217

Civil & Equal Rights (email only)............................................................................. Tina Schreiber, x2277

Civil Litigation (web only)....................................................................................... Andy Andrews, x2259

Collaborative Law (web only)............................................................................. Amanda Dulovich, x2217

Corrections System (web only) (hiatus).................................................................... Tina Schreiber, x2277

County Line......................................................................................................... Amanda Dulovich, x2217

Criminal Justice (web only)...................................................................................... Andy Andrews, x2259

Education Law (hiatus)................................................................................................... Pam Kance, x2243

Cybersecurity and Data Privacy (blog)....................................................................... Kate Sherman, x2247

Elder Law (email only).............................................................................................. Tina Schreiber, x2277

Environmental & Energy Law (web only)...................................................................... Pam Kance, x2243

Federal Practice (web only)................................................................................. Amanda Dulovich, x2217

Gaming Law (web only) (hiatus)............................................................................... Tina Schreiber, x2277

Government Lawyers (web only)........................................................................ Amanda Dulovich, x2217

Health Care Law (web only)..................................................................................... Andy Andrews, x2259

Intellectual Property Law (web only).................................................................. Amanda Dulovich, x2217

LGBTQ+ Rights (web only)................................................................................ Amanda Dulovich, x2217

Labor & Employment Law (email only)................................................................... Tina Schreiber, x2277

Minority Bar/“Houston’s Legacy” (web only).................................................... Amanda Dulovich, x2217

Municipal Law........................................................................................................... Tina Schreiber, x2277

Family Law/“Pa. Family Lawyer” (web only).......................................................... Tina Schreiber, x2277

Pro Bono News........................................................................................................... Kate Sherman, x2247

Public Utility Law (hiatus)........................................................................................ Tina Schreiber, x2277

Quality of Life/Balance............................................................................................. Andy Andrews, x2259

Real Property, Probate & Trust Law.................................................................... Amanda Dulovich, x2217

Solo & Small Firm (web only).................................................................................. Tina Schreiber, x2277

Statutory Law (web only).................................................................................... Amanda Dulovich, x2217

Tax Law (web only)............................................................................................. Amanda Dulovich, x2217

WIP/“Voices & Views” (web only)..................................................................... Amanda Dulovich, x2217

Workers’ Compensation Law........................................................................ PBI or Andy Andrews, x2259

Young Lawyers Division/“At Issue”................................................................... Amanda Dulovich, x2217