Mt. Lebanon lawyer to be Pennsylvania Bar Association president |

Mt. Lebanon lawyer to be Pennsylvania Bar Association president

Paul Guggenheimer
Lawyer Anne N. John of Mt. Lebanon will become president of the Pennsylvania Bar Association on May 17.

Anne N. John of Mt. Lebanon, a Uniontown attorney, will become president of the Pennsylvania Bar Association later this month.

“As lawyers, we must be ever mindful to remain worthy of our leadership roles in our communities and properly discharge our obligations as members of the legal profession,” John said. “We, as the PBA, need to continue to offer our members the insights and the tools to properly manage their legal practices and their relationships with clients and their communities.”

One of the first orders of business for John will be launching the PBA Civility and Professionalism Committee to focus on improving collegiality and working relationships among legal professionals.

She will also create a PBA legal Academics Committee to provide opportunities for the law school academic community to meet and exchange ideas focusing on high-quality education for future lawyers, a news release said.

As PBA vice president in 2017-18, John served on the board of directors of the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, the education arm of the association. She has served as a Bar Institute course planner and speaker for continuing legal education on numerous oil and gas issues, including lease interpretation, groundwater contamination and litigation.

John is a graduate of Dickinson College and Dickinson School of Law.

Paul Guggenheimer is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Paul at 724-226-7706 or [email protected].

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