We are pleased to announce that on Saturday, June 8, 2019 Hubert X. Gilroy, Shareholder, Martson Law Offices, will be presented with the Frances H. Del Duca President’s Award at the Cumberland County Bar Foundation’s 2nd Annual Diego’s Spring Fling fundraiser. This award is given annually to a resident of Cumberland County whose life exemplifies the qualities valued most in a colleague, a leader and a friend. For more information on how you can support the Foundation and Hubert please visit http://Diegosf.givesmart.com and/or https://cumberlandbarfoundation.org/Events
The Hon. Jonathan R. Birbeck was installed as President of the Cumberland County Bar Association for the year 2019 at the Cumberland County Bar Association's Annual Meeting held January 31, 2019.
At the 2019 Cumberland County Bar Association's Annual Meeting held January 31, 2019 Timothy J. Colgan received the 2019 George E. Hoffer Service to Youth Award in recognition of his dedication to encouraging youth to be active, responsible and positive participants in their school, work, community and family.
At the 2019 CCBA Annual Meeting held January 31, 2019 The Hon. Jessica E. Brewbaker , was presented the CCBA Stuart Award. The Stuart Award was named in memory of George and Henry Stuart. The membership and Board of Directors of the Cumberland County Bar Association bestow this Award to a member of the CCBA who has given time, energy, talent to efforts aimed at developing or securing educational, cultural, and social resources in the community at large.
Effective January 1, 2019 the Cumberland County Bar Association's Lawyer Referral Service will not be available. For lawyer referrals call the Pennsylvania Bar Association at 717-238-6807 or 1-800-692-7375 (PA only). or go to: www.dcba-pa.org/community-programs/lawyer-referral-services.aspx
The Adopt-a-Family program allows local attorneys the opportunity to give back to the Cumberland County community by giving holiday gifts and some good cheer to the less fortunate among us. Gifts were delivered on December 19 to Safe Harbour and the Domestic Violence Shelter. See picture flyer attached.
The 12th Biennial Bench Bar Conference was held on Friday, November 2, 2018, at the Penn State Dickinson School of Law, Carlisle Campus. The third Bench-Bar Service Award was presented to Becky H. Morgenthal, Executive Director of the Cumberland County Bar Association. This award is presented by the Cumberland County Bar Association to a member upon nomination, who has provided outstanding service to the legal profession; who brings credit to the manner in which justice is administered by effective contribution to the fostering of strong bench-bar relations. Congratulations to Becky Morgenthal.
The Cumberland County Bar Foundation sponsored the first annual Diego's Spring Fling on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at the Pheasant Field Bed and Breakfast. It was a grand celebration of Spring. Those who attended enjoyed a day of lively fun with an amazing menu, camaraderie, games of skill and chance, silent & live auctions, live entertainment, a $10,000 GRAND PRIZE and more. The event was co-sponsored by F&M Trust. Congratulations to the contest and auction winners. Thank you to all the sponsors and the donors for their support.
JUVENILE JUSTICE IN CUMBERLAND COUNTY The complex issue of juvenile justice was the topic for two important programs on WITF TV on Friday, January 26. It featured a WITF Original Production Real Life Real Issues - Juvenile Justice. It’s was a behind-the-scenes look as it followed one juvenile offender through the system in Cumberland County. The production was followed by the PBS Frontline production of Second Chance Kids. It explored the fate of juveniles in prison for murder, following a landmark Supreme Court ruling.
Michael J. Pykosh, Esquire is the new Chairperson of the Cumberland County Bar Foundation.
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