COMMITTEES & CHAIRS 2019
Bench Bar Conference: R. Tyler Tomlinson, Chair – firstname.lastname@example.org
Organizes the annual Bench Bar Conference.
Bench Bar Relations: Christopher J. Brill – email@example.com
Budget & Bar Property: Sean Gresh – firstname.lastname@example.org
Oversees the finances of the Association and the maintenance and repairs to the building.
Bylaws: Joanne M. Murray – email@example.com
Reviews the bylaws and drafts recommendations as needed.
Community Legal Education/Law Day:
Organizes Law Day activities and People’s Law School; provides legal education to the community on a continual basis.
Dispute Resolution: Jill Vogenberg-Richter – firstname.lastname@example.org
Educates the public and the membership about alternate means of resolving disputes.
Fee Disputes: Jill M. Vogenberg-Richter – email@example.com
Deals with fee disputes in accordance with procedures outlined in the Association’s Reference Handbook.
Law Reporter: Frank Sullivan – firstname.lastname@example.org
Monitors the operation of The Bucks County Law Reporter.
Lawyer Referral & Information Service: Adrian L. Meyer – email@example.com
Oversees the activities of the service and determines policy.
Lawyers Reaching Lawyers: David Truelove – firstname.lastname@example.org
Assists lawyers with substance abuse problems including assistance with mental & emotional stability/stress problems and problems related to gambling.
Legislative: David Truelove – email@example.com
Analyzes legislation and educates the public and the Bar Association regarding its political impact.
Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE): Richard Howard – firstname.lastname@example.org
Oversees substantive and ethics courses offered by the Association and monitors content according to the requirements established by the state CLE Board.
Member Services: Lawrence R. Scheetz, Jr. – email@example.com
Works toward increasing membership in the Association.
Newsletter Editorial: Jason Weiss – firstname.lastname@example.org
Provides editorial content of the BCBA Newsletter, The WRITS.
Pro Bono: Jennifer Pierce – email@example.com
Develops and promotes the delivery of pro bono services and monitors the BCBA Pro Bono Program.
Unauthorized Practice of Law: Robert T. Repko – firstname.lastname@example.org
Will be the initial defender and advocate against the Unauthorized Practice of Law and CEASE AND DESIST letters, where appropriate, after appropriate investigation.
SECTIONS & CHAIRS 2019
Appellate Law: Jordan Yeager – email@example.com
Business Law: Jeffrey G. DiAmico – firstname.lastname@example.org
Civil Litigation: Linda Shick – email@example.com
Federal Courts: Stuart Wilder – firstname.lastname@example.org
Intellectual Property: David Shoneman – email@example.com
Orphans’ Court/Estate Planning & Probate Law: Michael Meginniss – firstname.lastname@example.org
Solo & Small Practice: Lawrence Scheetz Jr. – email@example.com
DIVISIONS & CHAIRS 2019
2019 WOMEN LAWYERS’ DIVISION
The Women Lawyers’ Division (WLD) provides an open forum to discuss issues facing women in the legal profession, sponsors programs that focus on topics relating to the careers and advancement of women who practice law in Bucks County, and WLD offers social, educational and professional networking opportunities. WLD is open to all members of the Bucks County Bar Association who are interested in helping us achieve our goals while getting support in achieving their own.
Mentor Program: The Mentor Program was developed to help newer attorneys succeed by pairing them with more experienced attorneys who can guide them through the channels of practicing law. More experienced attorneys provide newer attorneys with opportunities to learn and grow. The Mentor Program is administered by the WLD and is open to all members of the Bucks County Bar Association. This is a one-year commitment, although a mentor and mentee may extend this term to suit their needs. Apply to the Mentor Program.
For more information about the WLD, its mission and its programs, please contact the 2019 WLD Officers:
- Christina Finello, Chair (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Dawn Padanyi, Vice Chair (email@example.com)
- Mariam Ibrahim, Secretary (firstname.lastname@example.org)
2019 YOUNG LAWYER’S DIVISION
The Young Lawyers’ Division (YLD) of the Bucks County Bar Association prides itself as being one of the most active organizations within the Association. As an added benefit to membership in the BCBA, all lawyers who are under 38 years of age or who have been practicing law for less than five years receive membership in the division. All YLD members are encouraged to actively participate in the division.
The following persons accepted positions on the YLD 2019 Executive Board:
- Jeremy Puglia, Chair (email@example.com)
- Erin Aronson, Chair Elect (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Emma Kline, Vice Chair (email@example.com)
- Bianca A. Roberto, Treasurer (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Mitchell Baylarian, Secretary (email@example.com)
- Michael Martin, Immediate Past Chair (firstname.lastname@example.org)
YLD Advisory Council:
- Britain Henry
- Gabe Montemuro
- Jennifer Pierce
- Christopher Mahoney
- Michael Shelton
- Robin Weiss