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Newsmaker: Marilyn J. Horan

The Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) Commission on Women in the Profession will present its annual Anne X. Alpern Award to Judge Marilyn J. Horan, Butler County Court of Common Pleas.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 11:03 p.m.
 

Noteworthy: The Pennsylvania Bar Association Commission on Women in the Profession will award Horan with the Anne X. Alpern Award, presented annually to a female lawyer or judge who demonstrates excellence in the legal profession and who makes a positive professional impact on women in the law. Alpern was Pennsylvania's attorney general in 1959 and the first female state attorney general in the nation.

Age: 59

Residence: Butler

Family: Husband, Joseph Caparosa; children, Lydia, Joe, Laura and Monica Caparosa

Occupation: Butler County Court of Common Pleas judge since 1996; Butler County's first female judge

Education: University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 1979; bachelor's degree from the Pennsylvania State University, 1976

Background: Former partner in the law firm Murrin, Taylor, Flach & Horan; member of the Pennsylvania Association of State Trial Judges, Women's Bar Association of Western Pennsylvania, and University of Pittsburgh's Law Alumni Association Board of Governors; past member of the state Judicial Conduct Board and the state Juvenile Court Judges' Commission

Quote: “It is very humbling to be placed in the company of an award in honor of Anne Alpern and all the prior recipients before me.”

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