There are currently five vacancies on Pennsylvania Supreme Court boards and committees and they have been posted on the UJS website.
The first vacant position is on the Disciplinary Board. Applicants must be members of the Pennsylvania Bar and be knowledgeable about the Pennsylvania Rules of Professional Conduct and Pennsylvania Rules of Disciplinary Enforcement.
The second vacancy is on the Juvenile Court Procedural Rules Committee. Applicants should be knowledgeable about the Pennsylvania Rules of Juvenile Court Procedure and experienced in juvenile law practice in Pennsylvania, including dependency and delinquency matters.
The third and fourth vacancies are on the Pennsylvania Lawyers Fund for Client Security Board. One available position is for a lawyer-member while the other is for a non-lawyer member. Lawyer applicants should be knowledgeable about the practice of federal or state law in Pennsylvania and about a lawyer’s duties to clients. Non-lawyer applicants should have an interest in supporting public trust and confidence in the legal profession.
The final vacancy is on the Board of Law Examiners. Applicants must be members of the Pennsylvania Bar or jurists. In addition, applicants should be knowledgeable about law school curriculum, legal practice and attorney ethical obligations. Please note that law school faculty may not serve on this Board. Additionally, applicants should not apply for a membership position if, during that position’s term of service, they will have immediate family members who will be taking the bar examination or seeking membership in the Pennsylvania Bar.
Applications are due by Jan. 31, 2018.
We are asking your assistance by letting your constituents know about these vacancies.
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Stacey Witalec | Communications Director
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