In an August 2, 2021 press release, the Pennsylvania Bar Association announced its 2021-2022 chairs of committees and sections. Many of the association’s policies and positions prompting development of state laws and actions viewed as beneficial to the legal system, the courts and the public result from actions initiated by the leaders and members of these groups. Among the legal professionals named and elected to these positions, Richard Newman of Newman Elder Law was elected chair of the PBA Elder Law Section. According to the section’s page on pabar.org, “The stated mission of PBA’s Elder Law Section is to help attorneys meet the needs of their clients through the exchange of ideas and information on substantive elder law issues. The Section also promotes improvement in substantive law, legal education, and ethical guidelines.”
The full press release can be accessed under “News and Publications” on the Pennsylvania Bar Association website.