News Releases

July 11, 2019

Judicial Retention Recommendations of the Montgomery Bar Association Judiciary Committee for the 2019 General Election. The Judiciary Committee of the Montgomery Bar Association is charged with interviewing and rating candidates for the position of Judge on the Court of Common Pleas.

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July 7, 2019

Lawyers volunteer to help people with criminal records land jobs in model Montgomery County program. Turned down for job after job because of his criminal record, Brian Smith came to Norristown looking for a little legal advice. He found a roomful of volunteer attorneys, eager to help.

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May 24, 2019

MBA Diversity Committee Hosts a Day in Court. In parternship with Abington Junior High School, the MBA Diversity Committee hosted their eighth annual Day in Court program on Thursday, May 23, 2019 for local students.

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May 17, 2019

Montgomery Bar Foundation Hosts 3rd Annual Access to Justice Summit On Thursday, May 2nd, the Montgomery Bar Foundation hosted its 3rd annual Access to Justice Summit at the Montgomery County Intermediate Unit...

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May 1, 2019

Local Legal Community Comes Together to Celebrate Law Day. On Wednesday, May 1, 2019, the MBA hosted its annual Law Day celebration, joining in a nationwide effort to celebrate the role of law in our society.

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April 30, 2019

Final Report of the Autonomous Judiciary Committee of the Montgomery Bar Association for the 2019 Primary Election The Montgomery Bar Association's autonomous Judiciary Committee evaluates the qualifications of candidates for the Court...

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March 29, 2019

MBA Honors Recently Deceased Members at Annual Memorial Service. Members of the Bench and Bar in Montgomery County gathered together to celebrate the lives of those members who we lost in 2017.

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March 27, 2019

MBA's Own Nancy Paul and Nancy Walsh Receive PLAN Excellence Awards The Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network (PLAN) recently recognized the recipients of its 2019 Excellence Awards...

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February 7, 2019

Report of the Autonomous Judiciary Committee of the Montgomery Bar Association The following candidates for Judge of the Court of Common Pleas of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania were rated by the Committee as...

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January 22, 2019

Young Lawyers Section Participates in MLK Day of Service More than a dozen MBA members, staff, and family donated their time on Monday, January 15, 2018 to give back on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Day of Service.

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January 11, 2019

MBA Welcomes New Leaders at the Annual Business Luncheon Meeting, held at Blue Bell Country Club on Friday, January 11, 2019

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January 7, 2019

New Montco Bar Leader Aims to Bridge Gap Between Attorneys, Local Elected Officials Rubin, Glickman, Steinberg & Gifford attorney Gregory R. Gifford is set to be sworn in as Montgomery County Bar Association's president during the group's annual business luncheon Friday...

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November 14, 2018

Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin R. Steele, Esq. Named 2018 Trial Lawyer of the Year The Trial Lawyers Section of the Montgomery Bar Association is pleased to announce that Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin R. Steele, Esq. is the recipient of the 2018 James P. Fox Trial Lawyer of the Year Award...

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October 31, 2018

Legal Aid Golf Classic Nets $46K for LASP he Montgomery Bar Association (MBA) and Montgomery Bar Foundation (MBF) are pleased to announce that $46,000 was raised as a result of the 2018 Legal Aid Golf Classic...

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September 7, 2018

MBA Welcomes Chief Judge Juan R. Sánchez. On September 6, 2018, the MBA welcomed Chief Judge Juan R. Sánchez of the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania and Clerk of Courts Kate Barkman.

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August 8, 2018

Old Vs. Young Lawyers Softball Game Ends in Draw. On Tuesday, August 7, 2018, the MBA held its annual Old Vs. Young Lawyers Sofball Game at Norristown Area High School.

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June 1, 2018

Bar Foundation Hosts Second Successful Access to Justice Summit. On May 30, 2018, the Montgomery Bar Foundation hosted its second Access to Justice Summit for over 60 social service providers, attorneys, law enforcement officials, judges, county agencies, and other community leaders.

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April 6, 2018

MBA Sponsors Naturalization Ceremony at Abington Senior High SchoolDuring an inspiring ceremony presided over by Hon. Gary S. Silow at Abington Senior High School, 62 applicants became citizens of the United States of America.

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January 16, 2018

Montgomery County Bench Welcomes Two New Judges Saying they were honored and humbled by their ascensions to the Montgomery County bench, two legal eagles, each with decades of experience, took their oaths of office before a standing room only crowd...

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January 13, 2018

New Montgomery Bar Association President to be Installed on January 19 With a new role as president of the Montgomery Bar Association and a new granddaughter to spoil, the year is off to an exhilarating start for Mary Pugh...

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