HARRISBURG (May 4, 2020) — Scranton-based lawyer Jennifer Menichini of Joyce, Carmody & Moran PC will become the immediate past chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Young Lawyers Division (PBA YLD) at the conclusion of association’s May 8 House of Delegates meeting.
Active at both the state and local levels of the organized bar, Menichini is concluding a one-year term as chair of the PBA YLD. During 2018-19, Menichini served as PBA YLD chair-elect, and, during 2017-18, she served as PBA YLD secretary.
Menichini is the co-chair of the PBA YLD executive committee for the PBA Statewide High School Mock Trial Competition and a regional coordinator for the competition.
Since 2015, Menichini has been a voting member of the PBA House of Delegates, the policymaking body of the association.
Menichini is secretary of the PBA Federal Practice. She is a current member of a number of additional committees and sections, including the Civil and Equal Rights Committee, Civil Litigation Section, Finance Committee, Labor and Employment Law Section, Quality of Life/Balance Committee, Solo and Small Firm Section, and Commission on Women in the Profession. She is a member of the Task Force on Dues Structure.
Menichini is a past chair of the PBA Federal Practice Committee’s Outreach and Diversity Subcommittee. She was a member of the class of 2015-16 of the PBA Bar Leadership Institute, which helps prepare lawyers for future leadership within the association.
Menichini is a past president of the Middle District of Pennsylvania Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.
She is a member and serves on the Board of Directors of the Lackawanna Bar Association. She is a past president of the Lackawanna Bar Association Young Lawyers Division.
Menichini also is a member of the Wilkes-Barre Law and Library Association and the Monroe County Bar Association.
Menichini graduated with honors from the University of Scranton and earned a J.D. from Duquesne University.
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.