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Executive Committee Elections Today


Balloting for members of the Young Lawyers Division Executive Committee will take place today, Tuesday, Dec. 8, from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the Ballroom Level of the Hyatt at The Bellevue, Broad and Walnut streets. This year, 15 candidates are seeking election to seven seats available on the YLD Executive Committee. Committee members serve three-year terms. Candidates for office are:

  • James G. Begley
  • David M. Bercovitch
  • Colin Burke
  • Meghan Claiborne
  • John J. Coyle
  • Lily Dideban
  • Caroline Diehl
  • Matthew A. Fontana
  • Lauren Friedberg
  • Lindsey R. Harteis
  • Chad Holtzman
  • Kandis L. Kovalsky
  • Matthew P. Rubba
  • Sarah O. Schindler
  • Michaella Tassinari

For more information on the candidates, click here.

Note: Only members in good standing of the Association’s Young Lawyers Division may cast votes in this election. Attorneys are members of the Division if (1) they have not yet reached or reached the age of 37, or (2) they have not yet reached or reached the third anniversary of their first admission to the bar of any state.

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Today: Annual Meeting Luncheon Dec. 8

Chancellor-Elect Gaetan J. Alfano, a partner at Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP, will outline his plans for 2016 at the Association's Annual Meeting Luncheon at Hyatt at The Bellevue on Tuesday, Dec. 8. at 12 p.m.

The Philadelphia Bar Association will be presenting two awards at the Annual Meeting & Luncheon.

The 2015 Justice William J. Brennan Jr. Distinguished Jurist Award recognizes a jurist who adheres to the highest ideals of judicial service. The 2015 award will be presented to Hon. Sheila Woods-Skipper, President Judge, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.

The 2015 PNC Achievement Award honors a member who has made significant accomplishments in improving the administration of justice. The 2015 award will be presented to two members, A. Harold Datz, of counsel at Haggerty, Goldberg, Schleifer, & Kupersmith, P.C., and David Richman, of counsel at Pepper Hamilton LLP.

Election of officers and members of the Board of Governors will also be held on Tuesday, Dec. 8, from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the Ballroom Level of the Hyatt at The Bellevue. Officers to be elected are Vice Chancellor, Secretary, Treasurer, Assistant Secretary, Assistant Treasurer and five members of the Board of Governors for three-year terms.

Hyatt at The Bellevue is located at 200 S. Broad St., Philadelphia.

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