Montgomery County Lawyer O’Boyle Named Chair of PBA Young Lawyers Division

HARRISBURG (May 4, 2020) — Colin J. O’Boyle, a shareholder at Elliott Greenleaf PC in Blue Bell, will become the chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) Young Lawyers Division (YLD) at the conclusion of the association’s May 8 House of Delegates meeting.

O’Boyle is completing a one-year term as chair-elect of the YLD and the first of a three-year term on the PBA Board of Governors. He also is a member of a number of PBA committees and sections, including the Administrative Law Section, Civil Litigation Section, Federal Practice Committee and Finance Committee. He also serves on the Member Events and Engagement Task Force.

O’Boyle completed a two-year term as the Young Lawyer Division’s delegate to the PBA House of Delegates. He previously served as a member of the PBA House of Delegates representing lawyers from Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties.

At the county bar level, O’Boyle completed a three-year term on the Montgomery Bar Association’s Board of Directors and four consecutive one-year terms on its Executive Committee. He currently is the current chair and past editor of its Law Reporter, the co-chair of the association’s Civil Rules Committee and a member of its Trial Lawyers Section. O’Boyle is a past chair of the Young Lawyers Section. He serves on the Board of the Montgomery Bar Foundation and is a foundation Fellow.

Outside of his legal practice, O’Boyle serves as a Discovery Master for the Court of Common Pleas of Montgomery County. In addition, he is a member of the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania’s Hearing Committee.

O’Boyle graduated from Villanova University School of Law, cum laude, and the University of Scranton’s Special Jesuit Liberal Arts program, magna cum laude, with a dual degree in history and philosophy.

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 of legal services; and serve the lawyer members of the state's largest organized bar association.