Category Archives: News Releases

Law Day Essay Contest Open to 8th Grade Students

The Lebanon County Bar Association is again sponsoring its annual Law Day Essay Contest. This year’s contest is open to all 8th grade students in Lebanon County.One essay winner will receive a $250 cash award and will be invited to attend the Law Day and Naturalization Ceremony held at the Lebanon County Courthouse on Monday, […]

LCBA members donate to Lebanon Rescue Mission

Members of the Lebanon County Bar Association donated $500.00 to the Lebanon Rescue Mission recently. The organization’s mission is to “serve through shelter, nourishment, clothing, education and healthcare” and its ministries include a men’s shelter, Agape Family Shelter, and Lebanon Free Clinic. In the photo, Rescue Mission Executive Director Susan Spahr, right, accepts a check […]

Members donate to Jubilee Ministries

Members of the Lebanon County Bar Association donated $500.00 to Jubilee Ministries recently. The organization’s ministry includes preventive programs like the HOPES Homeless Resource Center, as well as after-prison programs such as a transition house. Jubilee has stores in Lebanon, Palmyra, and Manheim.In the photo, Jubilee Ministries’ Executive Director Ryan Newswanger (center) accepts a check […]

Information Available on New Criminal Expungement Law

New Expungement Law Takes Effect November 1The Lebanon County Bar Association is participating in an “Understanding Expungement and Limited Access to Criminal Records” public information campaign. The program provides basic information about expungement and a new state law that amends the crimes code to create a new option to address criminal history record information.The new […]

2016 Outstanding Senior named

Amanda Axarlis has been named the 2016 Outstanding Senior of the Year by the Lebanon County Bar Association and WLBR/WQIC. The 2016 ELCO High School graduate plans to attend Penn State University, University Park, to study finance and international business.From nominees offered by each of the county’s school districts, this award seeks to recognize one […]

Lebanon County Bar Association Donates to MidPenn Legal Services

During its Spring Membership Meeting, members of the Lebanon County Bar Association presented a donation of $20,500 to MidPenn Legal Services. The funds will be used to provide legal services for qualified Lebanon County residents.MidPenn Legal Services is a non-profit, public-interest law firm dedicated to providing equal access to justice and high quality civil legal […]

Public Invited to Celebrate Law Day April 29

The public is invited to celebrate citizenship and the rule of law at the annual Law Day and Naturalization Ceremony, Friday, April 29 at 2:00 p.m. in Courtroom No. 1 of the Lebanon Municipal Building, 400 South Eighth Street, Lebanon.Law Day is designed to bring judges, lawyers and schools together to teach students about the […]

Law Day Essay Contest Open to 4th and 5th grade students

The Lebanon County Bar Association is again sponsoring its annual Law Day Essay Contest for fourth and fifth grade students in Lebanon County.This year’s theme is “Miranda: More than Words,” in recognition of the 50th anniversary of perhaps the nation’s best-known U.S. Supreme Court decision in Miranda v. Arizona. The Miranda Warning has become ingrained […]

Attorneys Admitted to Practice in U.S. Supreme Court

14 attorneys from Lebanon County were recently admitted to practice in front of the U.S. Supreme Court. From left, Elizabeth Judd, Roberta Santiago, Brian Deiderick, Jillian Copeland, Andrew Morrow, Nichole Eisenhart, Amy Leonard, Horace Ehrgood (attorney sponsor), Jennifer Wentzel, Magdalene Zeppos, Heather Eggert, Megan Ryland-Tanner, Ian Ehrgood, Jessica Weaver, Kimberly Adams. 

New Officers to lead Lebanon County Bar Association

Members of the Lebanon County Bar Association elected new officers and members of the Board of Directors during its annual membership meeting. The following were elected to serve through 2016:President: Scott Grenoble, Esq.Vice President: Michael Bechtold, Esq.Treasurer: Jessica Weaver, Esq.Secretary: Ann Kline, Esq.Board of Directors At-Large: Joseph M. Farrell, Esq., Andrew Morrow, Esq., Charles Ritchie, […]