HARRISBURG (May 8, 2017) — Anne N. John of Mt. Lebanon, a private practitioner with the law firm of John & John in Uniontown, will become vice president of the Pennsylvania Bar Association at the conclusion of the association’s Annual Meeting, May 12, in Pittsburgh.
John will become the association’s president-elect in 2018 and president in 2019.
John is a long-time leader with organized bar associations at both the local and state levels for many years.
At the state level, John served as secretary for the PBA Board of Governors from 2013 to 2016.
From 2009 to 2012, John served as a zone governor on the PBA Board, representing Fayette, Greene, Washington and Westmoreland county lawyers.
Since 2013, John has served as co-chair of the PBA Shale Energy Law Committee. She is the 2016-17 co-vice chair of the PBA Review and Certifying Board and since 2012 has served as chair of the PBA House of Delegates Draft Committee.
John served as a member of the PBA Diversity Team at the time of its inception. She also served on the PBA Diversity Task Force and chaired the PBA Leadership Recruitment and Development Committee.
She is a current member of the PBA Commission on Women in the Profession and serves on the commission’s executive council.
John is a Hearing Committee member serving the Disciplinary Board of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
At the local level, John is currently the immediate past president of the Fayette County Bar Association, and previously served as its secretary.
Also active in her community, John is a former member of the boards of directors of Advantage Credit Counseling Services Inc., the Better Business Bureau of Western Pennsylvania Inc. and the Mt. Lebanon Aqua Club.
John is a graduate of Dickinson College and Dickinson School of Law.
Founded in 1895, the Pennsylvania Bar Association strives to promote justice, professional excellence and respect for the law; improve public understanding of the legal system; facilitate access to legal services; and serve the 27,000 lawyers who are members of the association.