Three Projects Take State Bar Recognition Honors
HARRISBURG (March, 14, 2011) — The Pennsylvania Bar Association presented three County Bar Recognition Awards to the Montgomery Bar Association (MBA) during the 45th Annual Seminar of the Conference of County Bar Leaders, held Feb. 24 – 26, in State College, PA. The MBA was recognized for its Liberty and Law civics education program; the formation of its friendly and interactive Fantasy Football League and the launch of MBA Mobile – a unique mobile application aimed at assisting busy, on-the-go attorneys. The Montgomery Bar was one of 24 bar associations in Pennsylvania honored this year for sponsoring projects that improve the legal profession, the justice system and the various communities which it serves. The awards are presented annually by the Pennsylvania Bar Association.
Members can visit http://www.montgomerybar.org/m from any web-enabled mobile device to put the power of the Montgomery Bar Association at their fingertips. Here, after entering their unique private sign-in credentials, members can browse member profiles, view pictures of other members, execute one-touch commands like call or email, search and register for upcoming professional development programs and other events (with pre-approved credit status), bookmark links, add executable icons on their home screens and select the auto-fill option from many types of mobile devices for convenient, one-click access. The Montgomery Bar Association was the first bar association in Pennsylvania to launch a robust mobile application of this kind and remains one of the few bar associations in the country to have an application that works on popular platforms like Blackberry, iPhone, Android and more.
The Conference of County Bar Leaders, whose membership includes leaders from bar associations throughout the state and from the Pennsylvania Bar Association, organizes a yearly educational conference focusing on the exchange of innovative bar association projects and ideas and on the development of mutually-beneficial relationships among bar leaders that improve the legal profession.
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 29,000 lawyers who are members of the association.
Source: Pennsylvania Bar Association, 100 South Street, P.O. Box 186, Harrisburg, PA 17108-0186