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October 19, 2017

MBA Welcomes Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro as Honorary Member

Day in Court


Norristown, PA - Last night, leaders of the Montgomery Bar Association (MBA) past and present welcomed Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro as their newest Honorary Member. At a ceremony held in conjunction with the Bar Association's Council of Past Presidents Dinner Meeting, present bar officers and a group representing five decades of past presidents of the MBA gathered to welcome and pay tribute to the Montgomery County native, who was sworn in this past January as the Commonwealth's top lawyer and chief law enforcement officer.

During the ceremony, Council of Past Presidents Chair William H. Pugh, IV, Esq. and MBA President Eric B. Smith, Esq. presented a plaque memorializing Shapiro's Honorary Membership. In accepting his honor, Attorney General Shapiro expressed gratitude for the meaningful role to which he's been elected and the passion he shares with those in attendance who work to uphold the Rule of Law and deliver justice.

Montgomery Bar Association's Council of Past Presidents consists of the association's past presidents who act as a sounding board regarding new projects initiated by Bar leaders, and provide insight and guidance on various Bar Association issues.

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Past Presidents Dinner