Elected and Appointed

Barley Snyder attorney John Quain Jr. will serve as the 2019 chairman for the Dauphin County Bar Association’s young lawyers Law Day committee.

For the Dauphin County Bar Association, Law Day brings attorneys and judges to classrooms throughout the country to educate students on the law under the American Bar Association’s 2019 theme, “Free Speech, Free Press, Free Society.”

The Dauphin County Bar Association’s goal is to reach classrooms in each of the county’s school districts during May to speak with students as part of the Law Day event.

Quain is set to lead those organizational efforts through the bar association as head of the event’s committee.

Last year, the Dauphin County group sent 37 volunteers into 67 classrooms throughout the county.

Quain is part of the Barley Snyder litigation practice group.

He is a former lead litigator for the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development.

Events

The Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel is scheduled to hold a CLE program titled “Amicus Update” at 12:30 p.m. May 21 at Maggiano’s Little Italy in Philadelphia.

One substantive CLE credit is offered.

Price is $90, which includes lunch. For more information, call 844-744-5600.

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Campbell University Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law won the 2019 Student Trial Advocacy Competition.

The winning team’s members include Lydia C. Stoney, Ethan W. Carpenter, Kevin L. Littlejohn and Anna Claire Turpin, who competed against 225 other teams across the country. Fourteen STAC finalist teams gathered in Philadelphia to compete for the national title.

STAC is open to all law schools nationwide.

For over 30 years, the American Association for Justice sponsored STAC to provide law students with an opportunity to develop and practice trial advocacy skills before members of the bar and bench.

The winning team is to be honored at AAJ’s 2019 annual convention, which will be held in San Diego in July.

Speakers

Family law attorney and Shemtob Draganosky Taylor partner Andrew D. Taylor joined a panel of attorneys at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s Family Law Institute 2019 conference in Philadelphia to discuss recent changes to support rules in Pennsylvania.

The panel discussion, titled “New Support Rules–Changes in the Law,” focused on revisions to Pennsylvania child and spousal support formulas that went into effect Jan. 1.

The Pennsylvania Bar Institute sponsored the annual conference, which is designed to provide the latest practical information and practice tips for family law attorneys.

The conference was simulcast to 21 locations across Pennsylvania.

Taylor has experience in all aspects of Pennsylvania family law, including equitable distribution, alimony, child support, child custody and abuse matters.

He regularly argues appeals before the Pennsylvania Superior Court involving complex family law issues and argued before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

Taylor is a frequent speaker and writer who served as a course planner for the Montgomery Bar Association’s annual Toby L. Dickman Seminar and other bar association events.

Announcements

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