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    PBA Presents Awards for Outstanding Leadership, Extraordinary Service and Longstanding Membership

    HARRISBURG (May 28, 2019) — The Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) has presented awards that recognize outstanding leadership in the legal profession and extraordinary service and longstanding membership in the association.

    PBA Special Achievement Awards recognize those lawyers and individuals who have provided time and resources to improve the association and the legal profession. The President’s Awards, bestowed at the discretion of 2018-19 PBA President Charles Eppolito III, recognize extraordinary commitment to the association. PBA Fifty-Year Member Awards recognize lawyers who have been association members for five decades.

    The awards were presented on May 17 during the association’s Annual Meeting at the Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square in Lancaster.

    Allegheny County
    Leonard A. Costa Jr., Law Office of Leonard A. Costa Jr., Pittsburgh: Fifty-Year Member Award
    Thomas J. Cox Jr., Pittsburgh: Fifty-Year Member Award
    Richard S. Dorfzaun, Pittsburgh: Fifty-Year Member Award
    Richard S. Ehmann, Pittsburgh: Fifty-Year Member Award
    Eli Krivoshia Jr., McMurray: Fifty-Year Member Award
    David A. Miller, David Miller Law Offices, Pittsburgh: PBA Special Achievement Award — for his dedication over the past five years on behalf of the PBA Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee advocating for the Revised Uniform Arbitration Act and the Pennsylvania Collaborative Law Act, which was signed into law by the governor in late 2018. 
    Hobart Richey, Allison Park: Fifty-Year Member Award

    Beaver County
    Judge James J. Ross, Beaver County Court of Common Pleas, Beaver: PBA President’s Award — for his high level of professionalism, leadership, dedication and commitment fulfilling his duties as co-chair of the Task Force on PBA Policy. 

    Berks County
    Kim L. Lengert, Lengert Law Firm, Robesonia: PBA Special Achievement Award — for her efforts on behalf of the PBA Solo and Small Firm Section to collaborate with Widener University Commonwealth Law School in developing a program course titled “Starting Your Own Firm (Small Firm Practice Management)” for the 2019 spring semester exposing students to the PBA and the benefits of section membership. 

    Bucks County
    William L. Antheil III, Antheil Maslow & MacMinn LLP, Doylestown: Fifty-Year Member Award
    Allan B. Greenwood, Siana Bellwoar & McAndrew LLP, Chester Springs: Fifty-Year Member Award
    Stephen B. Harris, Harris & Harris PC, Warrington: Fifty-Year Member Award
    Denis W. Lanctot, Fairless Hills: Fifty-Year Member Award
    Peter S. Thompson, Doylestown: Fifty-Year Member Award
    Robert E. Slota Sr., Malvern: Fifty-Year Member Award

    Cambria County
    Christopher G. Gvozdich, Gvozdich Law Offices, Ebensburg: PBA Special Achievement Award — for his leadership and dedication to the PBA Quality of Life/Balance Committee, especially in leading the committee to create and present programs that teach lawyers about the importance of self-wellbeing, time management, mindfulness and professionalism. 
    Randall C. Rodkey, Leventry Haschak & Rodkey LLC, Johnstown: Fifty-Year Member Award

    Centre County
    Jeffrey M. Bower, Bower Law Associates, State College: PBA President’s Award — for the high level of professionalism, leadership, dedication and commitment demonstrated fulfilling his duties as president of the Pennsylvania Bar Foundation.

    Chester County
    Winston J. Churchill Jr., Malvern: Fifty-Year Member Award
    Fronefield Crawford Jr., Fronefield Crawford Jr LLC, West Chester: Fifty-Year Member Award
    James R. Freeman, Phoenixville: Fifty-Year Member Award
    William J. Gallagher, MacElree Harvey Ltd, West Chester: Fifty-Year Member Award
    Kim Denise Morton, Morton Family Law LLC, West Chester: PBA President’s Award — for the high level of professionalism, leadership, dedication and commitment demonstrated fulfilling her duties as co-chair of the Task Force on PBA Policy.

    Crawford County
    Robert J. Felton, Shafer Law Firm, Titusville: Fifty-Year Member Award

    Cumberland County
    Robert B. Lieberman, Lemoyne: Fifty-Year Member Award
    John B. Mancke, Carlisle: Fifty-Year Member Award

    Dauphin County
    Raymond Paul Pepe, K&L Gates LLP, Harrisburg: PBA Special Achievement Award — for his dedication over the past 20 years on behalf of the PBA Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee advocating for the Revised Uniform Arbitration Act and the Pennsylvania Collaborative Law Act, which was signed into law by the governor in late 2018. 
    Charles E. Thomas Jr., Thomas Niesen & Thomas LLC, Harrisburg: Fifty-Year Member Award
    David A. Wion, Caldwell & Kearns PC, Harrisburg: Fifty-Year Member Award

    Delaware County
    Michael Gardner, Newton Square: Fifty-Year Member Award
    Albert A. Lindner, Kania Lindner Lasak & Feeney, Saint Davids: Fifty-Year Member Award
    George G. Loveless, Media: Fifty-Year Member Award
    Michael L. Murphy, Murphy & Carmen, Media: Fifty-Year Member Award
    Peter J. Rohana, Media: Fifty-Year Member Award

    Erie County
    Edward W. Goebel Jr., MacDonald Illig Jones & Britton LLP, Erie: Fifty-Year Member Award
    T. Warren Jones, MacDonald Illig Jones & Britton LLP, Erie: Fifty-Year Member Award
    Ritchie T. Marsh, Marsh Spaeder Baur Spaeder & Schaaf, Erie: Fifty-Year Member Award
    Zanita A. Zacks-Gabriel, The Law Office of Zanita A. Zacks-Gabriel, Erie: PBA Special Achievement Award — for her dedication over the past five years on behalf of the PBA Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee advocating for the Revised Uniform Arbitration Act and the Pennsylvania Collaborative Law Act, which was signed into law by the governor in late 2018. 

    Fayette County
    Ralph K. Barclay Jr., Fitzsimmons and Barclay, Uniontown: Fifty-Year Member Award

    Lancaster County
    James W. Appel, Appel & Yost LLP, Lancaster: Fifty-Year Member Award
    Jerrold D. Harris, Lancaster: Fifty-Year Member Award

    Lebanon County
    Ret. Senior Judge Robert J. Eby, Lebanon County Court of Common Pleas, Lebanon: Fifty-Year Member Award

    Lehigh County
    Nancy Conrad, White and Williams LLP, Center Valley: PBA President’s Award — for the professionalism, leadership, dedication and commitment demonstrated fulfilling her duties as chair of the Task Force on PBA Dues Structure. 
    Robert J. Johnson, Allentown: Fifty-Year Member Award
    Seymour Traub, Allentown: Fifty-Year Member Award
    James R. Wishchuk, Wishchuk Law Office, Allentown: Fifty-Year Member Award

    Luzerne County
    Bart E. Ecker, Sugarloaf: Fifty-Year Member Award
    Bruce S. Miller, Laputka Bayless Ecker & Cohn PC, Hazelton: Fifty-Year Member Award

    Lycoming
    Malcolm S. Mussina, Law Office of Malcolm S Mussina Esquire, Montoursville: Fifty-Year Member Award

    Montgomery County
    Thomas A. Bell, Semanoff Ormsby Greenberg & Torchia LLC, Wyndmoor: Fifty-Year Member Award
    Ret. Senior Judge Emanuel A. Bertin, Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas, Norristown: Fifty-Year Member Award
    Andrew L. Braunfeld, Masterson Braunfeld LLP, Conshohocken: Fifty-Year Member Award
    Jennifer L. Ellis, Jennifer Ellis JD LLC, King of Prussia: PBA Special Achievement Award — for her efforts on behalf of the PBA Solo and Small Firm Section to collaborate with Widener University Commonwealth Law School in developing a program course titled “Starting Your Own Firm (Small Firm Practice Management)” for the 2019 spring semester exposing students to the PBA and the benefits of section membership. 
    Joseph S. Hocky, Haverford: Fifty-Year Member Award
    Marla A. Joseph, Law Offices of Marla A. Joseph, Jenkintown: PBA Special Achievement Award — for her efforts on behalf of the PBA Workers’ Compensation Law Section to raise funds for Kids’ Chance through a silent auction helping 55 deserving students receive scholarship grants.
    Mitchell A. Kramer, Mitchell Kramer & Associates, Rydal: Fifty-Year Member Award
    Valerie H. Lieberman, Burns White LLC, West Conshohocken: PBA Special Achievement Award — for efforts on behalf of the PBA Workers’ Compensation Law Section to raise funds for Kids’ Chance through a silent auction helping 55 deserving students receive scholarship grants. A. Victor Meitner Jr., A. Victor Meitner Jr. PC, Blue Bell: Fifty-Year Member Award
    Richard J. Molish, Oreland: Fifty-Year Member Award
    Kenneth R. Myers, Elkins Park: Fifty-Year Member Award
    Herbert F. Rubenstein, Kraut Harris PC, Blue Bell: Fifty-Year Member Award
    Ret. Senior Judge Arthur R. Tilson, Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas, Norristown: Fifty-Year Member Award
    Paul C. Troy, Kane Pugh Knoell Troy & Kramer LLP, Norristown: PBA President’s Award — for his high level of professionalism, leadership, dedication and commitment fulfilling his duties as co-chair of the Task Force on PBA Policy.
    Stephen G. Yusem, Stephen G. Yusem Esq., Blue Bell: PBA Special Achievement Award — for his dedication over the past 20 years on behalf of the PBA Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee advocating for the Revised Uniform Arbitration Act and the Pennsylvania Collaborative Law Act, which was signed into law by the governor in late 2018. 

    Northampton County
    Philip D. Lauer, Lauer & Fulmer PC, Easton: Fifty-Year Member Award
    Thomas P. Stitt, Nazareth: Fifty-Year Member Award

    Philadelphia County
    John J. D’Angelo, Bank Minehart & D'Angelo, Philadelphia: Fifty-Year Member Award
    Sharon M. Dietrich, Community Legal Services Inc., Philadelphia: PBA Special Achievement Award — for her work advocating for and implementing the Clean Slate Law, which went into effect on Dec. 26, 2018 and will serve as a national model for planned federal legislation.
    Carole Dotson Green, Philadelphia: Fifty-Year Member Award
    Norman L. Haase, Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin PC, Philadelphia: Fifty-Year Member Award
    Michael Luber, I. Michael Luber PC, Philadelphia: Fifty-Year Member Award
    Ret. Judge James R. Melinson, JAMS, Philadelphia: Fifty-Year Member Award
    Joshua A. Mooney, White and Williams LLP, Philadelphia: PBA Special Achievement Award — for his dedication in establishing and leading the newly created PBA Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Committee and developing the committee’s successful blog on cybersecurity and data privacy. 
    Edwin P. Smith, Philadelphia: Fifty-Year Member Award
    Harvey Voron, Gerson Capek & Voron, Philadelphia: Fifty-Year Member Award

    Schuylkill County
    Harry B. Crosswell, Orwigsburg: Fifty-Year Member Award

    Snyder County
    Thomas C. Clark, Selinsgrove: Fifty-Year Member Award

    Somerset County
    Mary E. Schellhammer, Law Office of Attorney Mary E. Schellhammer, Somerset: PBA Special Achievement Award — for her efforts on behalf of the PBA Solo and Small Firm Section to collaborate with Widener University Commonwealth Law School in developing a program course titled “Starting Your Own Firm (Small Firm Practice Management)” for the 2019 spring semester exposing students to the PBA and the benefits of section membership. 

    Union
    Peter L. Matson, Peter L. Matson PC, Lewisburg: Fifty-Year Member Award
    Graham C. Showalter, Lewisburg: Fifty-Year Member Award

    York County
    Sara A. Austin, Austin Law Firm LLC, York: PBA Special Achievement Award — for her efforts on behalf of the PBA Solo and Small Firm Section to collaborate with Widener University Commonwealth Law School in developing a program course titled “Starting Your Own Firm (Small Firm Practice Management)” for the 2019 spring semester exposing students to the PBA and the benefits of section membership. 
    Ret. Senior Judge John C. Uhler, CGA Law Firm, York: Fifty-Year Member Award

    Out of State
    Frank J. Benasutti, Benasutti PC, Boca Raton, Fla.: Fifty-Year Member Award
    Robert J. Christopher, Gaithersburg, Md.: Fifty-Year Member Award
    Edwin J. Tomko, Dykema Gossett PLLC, Dallas, Texas: Fifty-Year Member Award

    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.


     

     

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