Lehigh County Lawyer Kline to Serve on PBA Board of Governors

HARRISBURG (May 6, 2016) - Lehigh County lawyer E. Keller Kline III, a partner in the Allentown law firm of Kline and Kline, will begin a three-year term on the PBA Board of Governors at the conclusion of the PBA Annual Meeting May 13 in Hershey.

One of 12 zone governors who serve on the PBA board, Kline will represent Berks, Carbon, Lehigh, Northampton and Schuylkill county lawyers. Kline previously served as the PBA Zone Two Governor from 2004 until 2007.

Kline has been a member of the PBA House of Delegates, the association's policy-making body, for more than 30 years. He is a member of the Elder Law, Real, Property, Probate & Trust Law, Solo and Small Firm Law and Tax Law sections.

He is a past president of the Lehigh County Bar Association. Kline was the last Secretary of the Lehigh County Board of Benchers and Law Examiners. Kline was president of the Visiting Nurses Association of Lehigh County and served as a member of the board of directors of Lutheran Services Northeast and Diakon. He also served on the council of the Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit of Emmaus.

Kline is a graduate of Princeton University and the Pennsylvania State University 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 27,000 lawyers who are members of the association.