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January 21, 2021

Montgomery Bar Association Issues Statement Opposing PA House Bill 38

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Norristown, PA - The Montgomery Bar Association has issued the following statement:

The Montgomery Bar Association joins in and adopts the Pennsylvania Bar Association Judicial Administration Committee Recommendation to oppose House Bill 38 which proposes to amend Article V of the Pennsylvania Constitution to change the method by which statewide appellate court judges are selected and urges Montgomery County legislators to join in opposing this legislation.

Click here to view the full recommendation of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Judicial Administration Committee.


About the Montgomery Bar Association
Established in 1885 to professionalize the county’s practice of law, the Montgomery Bar Association (MBA) is one of our nation’s oldest and most respected bar associations, representing over 2,000 legal professionals in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.  Now, as then, the MBA exists to uphold legal and ethical standards in our legal community.  As the third largest Bar in Pennsylvania, the MBA has a longstanding tradition of service to its membership and the community.  For members, the MBA offers an important arena for networking, professional development and education.  For the community, the MBA serves as a trusted legal resource, offering education, legal assistance and funds, and resources for individuals and agencies in need.  The Association is actively engaged in public service through community outreach, free educational events offered throughout the year, programs like the Montgomery Child Advocacy Project, the Mock Trial Competitions for high-school students, and more.  For more information on the Montgomery Bar Association, visit