Awards, Service, and Leadership
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  • "Women in the Profession" 2007-08 - Woman of the Year - The Legal Intelligencer Pennsylvania Law Weekly-2007
  • Member, American Bar Association Standing Committee on Constitution and Bylaws 2008 - 2011-2007
  • Officer, American Bar Association Section of Litigation, recently completed term as a member of the ABA Standing Committee on Continuing Legal Education, 2004-2007
  • Member, Board of Directors of the Defender Association of Philadelphia; served as Board President from 1999 to 2006
  • Member, ABA Nominating Committee (2005-present) and the Steering Committee of the Nominating Committee (2005-present)
  • Member, Advisory Committee to the ALI-ABA Program Committee since 1996, appointed in 2006 to ALI-ABA's Litigation Advisory Panel
  • Member, ALI-ABA's Board (the ALI-ABA Committee on Continuing Professional Education), 1997-2003
  • Vice Chair, Pennsylvania Gender Task Force, 1996-2000
  • Member, Board of Directors of Women's Way, 2002-2005
  • Advisor, Women's Law Caucus and the Black Law Students' Association
  • Chair, Task Force on Police Discipline in March 2001 (concluded November 2001)
  • Member, Pennsylvania Judicial Independence Commission
  • Member, Philadelphia Bar Association's Committee to Promote Fairness in the Judiciary



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