Montgomery County Lawyer Young Appointed Unit County Governor on PBA Board of Governors

HARRISBURG ( May 6, 2016) - Cheryl L. Young of Maple Glen, a shareholder in the Norristown office of Hangley Aronchick Segal, Pudlin & Schiller, will serve a three-year term on the Pennsylvania Bar Association Board of Governors as an at-large governor representing unit county bar associations. Her term will begin at the conclusion of the PBA Annual Meeting May 13 in Hershey.

A member of the PBA House of Delegates, Young previously served on the PBA Board of Governors as an at-large governor representing the interests of women lawyers. She is a member and past chair of the PBA Family Law Section and served as co-chair of the PBA Membership Committee. She is a former trustee of the Pennsylvania Bar Insurance Fund and Trust. She is a life fellow and former director of the Pennsylvania Bar Foundation.

Young is a past president and a past member of the board of directors of the Montgomery Bar Association and a past chair of its Family Law Committee and Young Lawyers Division. She is a past chair of the Montgomery Bar Association Women in the Profession Committee. She also served as president and as a director of the Montgomery Bar Foundation and is a member of the Stefan and Taxis Circle.

She is a member of the American Bar Association and the Desmond J. McTighe Inn of Court and is a member of the board of examiners of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

Young is secretary of the Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association and treasurer of the Montgomery Child Advocacy Project. She is a past board member of Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania and Ambler Area YMCA and past president of the Victims Services Center of Montgomery County.

Young is a graduate of Michigan State University and a graduate of the Washington College of Law, American University, where she was on the Law Review.