Melissa Merchant-Calvert of Mercer is serving a three-year term on the Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) Board of Governors.
One of 12 PBA zone governors, Merchant-Calvert represents Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Lawrence and Mercer county lawyers.
Merchant-Calvert has been a voting delegate in the PBA House of Delegates, the association’s policymaking body, since 2015.
She has been the PBA Young Lawyers Division’s Zone 10 co-chair since 2016.
Also active in the local organized bar, Merchant-Calvert is the current secretary of the Mercer County Bar Association and has served for five years as the chair of the association’s Young Lawyers Division.
Since 2012, Merchant-Calvert has practiced at the Whalen Law Offices in Mercer.
Merchant Calvert is a graduate of Edinboro University and obtained her law degree from Barry University in Orlando, Fl.