Erie County Lawyer Tina M. Fryling to Serve on Pennsylvania Bar Association Board of Governors

HARRISBURG, Pa. (May 3, 2023) — Lawyer Tina M. Fryling, a sole practitioner in Erie, will begin a three-year term on the Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) Board of Governors at the conclusion of the association’s Annual Meeting, May 5, in Philadelphia.

One of 12 zone governors, Fryling will represent Clarion, Crawford, Erie, Forest, Jefferson, McKean, Venango and Warren county lawyers on the PBA Board. 

Fryling is a past voting zone delegate to the PBA House of Delegates and a past member of the PBA Solo and Small Firm Section.

In addition to her service to the PBA, Fryling is a member of the Erie County Bar Association. She has most recently served on the Erie County Pardon Project and the Lawyers Referral and Information Services committees. 

An Erie native, Fryling has been practicing law since 1995. She primarily serves clients in Crawford, Erie and Warren counties. Fryling has a specialization in bankruptcy law, criminal appeals and post-conviction relief, and adoption. Prior to launching her own firm in 1996, Fryling worked for a Chapter 7 trustee, providing her a deeper knowledge about the legal bankruptcy process. She also served as a law clerk for Judge Fred P. Anthony, of the Erie County Court of Common Pleas.

Fryling authored the textbook, “Constitutional Law in Criminal Justice,” which is its third edition and is being used by universities across the country. 

Fryling holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Mercyhurst University and received her Juris Doctor from the University of Dayton School of Law.