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SIDEBAR COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Co-Chairs
Gary J. Friedlander, Esq.
Dennis R. Meakim, Esq.
Robert R. Watson, Jr., Esq.
Vice-Chair
Regular Columnists:
Jack Costello
Jim Mathias

Jack Costello
Marketing Manager
Jim Mathias
Director of Marketing,
Communications and Public Affairs
Nancy R. Paul
Executive Director
Nancy Walsh
Program Coordinator
The SIDEBAR Committee invites articles and
news information of interest. Please send
content to: MBA, c/o SIDEBAR Committee,
P.O. Box 268, Norristown, PA 19404-0268 or
email: sidebar@montgomerybar.org.
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to edit any material submitted and/or to omit
the same from publication. Most articles are
written by members for members.

MONTGOMERY BAR ASSOCIATION
Serving the Profession and
the Community since 1885

2018 OFFICERS
Mary C. Pugh, Esq., President
Gregory R. Gifford, Esq., President-Elect
Patrick J. Kurtas, Esq., Vice President
Jacqueline M. Reynolds, Esq., Treasurer
Sarinia M. Feinman, Esq., Secretary

S P R I N G S P E C I A L F E AT U R E S

Lydia Shaw Terrill, Esq.

George Cardenas
IT Manager

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Bits & Bytes

9

Restaurant Review

14 Young Lawyers Section
Participates in MLK Day of Service

18 The Honorable William H. Hastie:
A Monograph, Part 2

Jules J. Mermelstein, Esq.

MBA STAFF

12 A Word from USI Affinity

15 LASP Legal Aid
16 Montgomery Bar Foundation

Features :

Rebecca Hobbs, Esq.

Robert R. Watson, Jr., Esq.

President's Message

11 Exciting Times for MCAP!

Joel B. Bernbaum, Esq.

Nancy Walsh

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10 Book Review

Denise S. Vicario, Esq.

Denise S. Vicario, Esq.

SPRING 2018

21 MBA Catches Spring Fever:
The season for change has arrived
22 Meet the Newest Additions to our
Board of Directors
24 Meet the Newest Members
of the Bench
26 MBA Welcomes New Leaders at
Annual Business Luncheon
27 Expansion of the Pro Bono, Access
to Justice, and Community Service
Committee

28 Post Trump Tax Cut:
Estate Planning For The Rest
of Us
30 Young Lawyers Section Hosts
Annual High School Mock Trial
Competition
31 In Celebration of
Public Defense Week
33 Mark your Calendar for the Family
Law Section's Outing to Citizens
Bank Park!
38 THANK YOU Nancy Hagner

Plus :
32 MBA Ski Trip: Gone With the Wind

36 Where Do You Sidebar?

34 Member News

37 SIDEBAR Scramble

36 Upcoming Events
COVER: Grand monuments, such as the National Memorial Arch in Valley Forge
National Historical Park, use symbols to connect the hardships and triumph of
the encampment to the strength of the nation. Photo courtesy of the Valley Forge
Tourism & Convention Board, Photographer Joe Tacynec.
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