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New Matter
CCBA Officers
Christine Zaccarelli, President
Mary-Ellen Allen, President-Elect
Patrick McKenna, Vice President
Samuel Cortes, Treasurer
John Fiorillo, Secretary
Patrick Gallo, YLD Chair
New Matter Committee
Charles DeTulleo, Editor
Rami Bishay
Mark Blank, Jr.
J. Stoddard Hayes
Maria Janoski
Mary LaSota
Andrew Lehr
Deborah Lewis
Shannon McDonald
John McKenna
Kim Denise Morton
Mary Wade Myers
Kevin Ryan
Karyn Seace
Alan Vaskas
Bill Wilson

4TH QUARTER 2017

FEATURES

IN EVERY ISSUE

CCBA Member Appreciation
Month Calendar ......................................7

President's Message ................................4

Come One, Come All, Come
Open the Judicial Year ........................10

From the Archives ..................................9
Did You Ever Wonder?.........................12

In the Pennsylvania Appellate
Courts:Commonwealth v. Batts.......16

Save Our Environment........................20

2017 Fall Bench Bar Conference......18

From The Bench ....................................26

Unjust Enrichment Meets
Defamation and Sparks Fly ...............24

The Blank Page ......................................27

The Legal Profession Has A Suicide
Problem And Silence Is Deadly........28
Redistricting Reform: How a
Citizens Commission Can End
Gerrymandering, Return Sanity
to our Political Process and
Even Improve Our Economy.............30

Upcoming CCBA Events .....................25

In Our Community ...............................33
Featured Member Profile:
Wendy Leeper ........................................35

CCBA Staff
Wendy Leeper
Executive Director
Emily German
Communications & Event Manager
The Chester County Bar Association's quarterly
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facing the practice of law, historic legal issues,
continuing legal education opportunities,
Chester County Bar Association activities,
programs, meetings and functions, practice
tips and procedures for attorneys, and items of
personal interest to our membership.
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