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Serving the Profession and
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2020 OFFICERS
Patrick J. Kurtas, Esq., President
Jacqueline M. Reynolds, Esq., President-Elect
Sarinia M. Feinman, Esq., Vice President
Justin A. Bayer, Esq., Treasurer
Lisa A. Shearman, Esq., Secretary

SIDEBAR COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Co-Chairs
Gary J. Friedlander, Esq.
Dennis R. Meakim, Esq.
Denise S. Vicario, Esq.
Robert R. Watson, Jr., Esq.
Regular Columnists:
Joel B. Bernbaum, Esq.
Jack Costello
Jim Mathias
Dennis R. Meakim, Esq.
Jules J. Mermelstein, Esq.
Denise S. Vicario, Esq.
Nancy Walsh
Robert R. Watson, Jr., Esq.

MBA STAFF
Hazel Berguist
Accounting Manager
George Cardenas
Director of Information Technology
Jack Costello
Director of Operations and Communications
Jessica Gambone
Montgomery County Law Reporter
Desktop Publisher
Jim Mathias
Director of Marketing, Development
and Public Affairs
Nancy R. Paul
Executive Director
Sherry Sutton
Lawyer Referral Service Coordinator
Pattie Walker
Membership Coordinator
Megan Ware
Front Office, Event & CLE Coordinator
Sandy Whittington
Accounting
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Most articles are written by members for members.

CONTENTS

SPRING 2020

In Every Issue & Short Features :
4 		 President's Message

12 	 A Word From USI Affinity

6	 	 Restaurant Review

13 	 Legal Aid of Southeastern PA

8	 	 Book Review

15 	 MCAP Update

10	 	 Bits & Bytes

Features :
Plus :

COVER:

22 	 MBA Welcomes New
		 Leadership at Annual
		 Business Luncheon

Diversity in Law
16 	 The Honorable Cheryl Lynne Austin
24 	 Meet the Newest Additions
		 Honored by the Barristers' Association 		 to our Board of Directors
		 of Philadelphia
28 	 Annual Ski Trip
18 	 MBA Diversity Committee Grows in		
30 	 Wiretaps Member News
		 Membership and Outreach in 2020
20 	 MBF Diversity in Education Fund
21 	 Young Lawyers Section
		 Participates in Dr. Martin Luther
		 King, Jr. Day of Service

Cover artwork: He Ain't Heavy
Copyright 1979, Gilbert Young
Collection of the Artist
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