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November 14, 2018

Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin R. Steele, Esq. Named 2018 Trial Lawyer of the Year

Trial Lawyer of the Year


Norristown, PA - The Trial Lawyers Section of the Montgomery Bar Association (MBA) is pleased to announce that Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin R. Steele, Esq. is the recipient of the 2018 James P. Fox Trial Lawyer of the Year Award.

The James P. Fox award recognizes excellence both inside and outside the courtroom. District Attorney Steele has a well-deserved reputation as a stellar litigator and champion of justice and has been been serving the people of Montgomery County since joining the District Attorney’s Office in 1995. Before becoming District Attorney in 2015, Steele served for eight years as the First Assistant District Attorney, supervising the legal staff overseeing the operations in the District Attorney's Office. District Attorney Steele has gained a national reputation most notably for his successful prosecution of Bill Cosby and former PA Attorney General Kathleen Kane.

MBA members are invited to join in congratulating District Attorney Steele at a reception and award presentation on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 5:00 - 7:00 PM, at the MBA Building (100 W. Airy Street, Norristown, PA 19401). Click here to register.


About the Montgomery Bar Association
Established in 1885 to professionalize the county’s practice of law, the Montgomery Bar Association (MBA) is one of our nation’s oldest and most respected bar associations, representing over 2,100 legal professionals in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.  Now, as then, the MBA exists to uphold legal and ethical standards in our legal community.  As the third largest Bar in Pennsylvania, the MBA has a longstanding tradition of service to its membership and the community.  For members, the MBA offers an important arena for networking, professional development and education.  For the community, the MBA serves as a trusted legal resource, offering education, legal assistance and funds, and resources for individuals and agencies in need.  The Association is actively engaged in public service through community outreach, free educational events offered throughout the year, programs like the Montgomery Child Advocacy Project, the Mock Trial Competitions for high-school students, and more.  For more information on the Montgomery Bar Association, visit