HARRISBURG (May 5, 2020) — Melissa Merchant-Calvert of Mercer will begin a three-year term on the Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) Board of Governors at the close of the association’s May 8 House of Delegates meeting.
One of 12 PBA zone governors, Merchant-Calvert will represent 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.
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.