Chuck Eppolito to Serve as President-Elect of the Pennsylvania Bar Association


Partner Chuck Eppolito will become President-Elect of the Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) at the conclusion of its Annual Meeting on May 12th in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He will take over as the association's president in 2018, having spent the past year as PBA Vice President. Chuck has a long history of involvement with the 27,000-member organization, serving as PBA Secretary from 2007 to 2010 and chair of the House of Delegates from 2011 to 2013. 

Chuck currently serves on PBA Membership Enhancement Blue Ribbon Panel on Millennials, Mothers and Minorities in the Profession, a group of PBA members appointed by 2017-18 President Sharon R. Lopez to identify new approaches to increase association membership. From 2014-2016, Chuck was co-chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Leadership Institute, which provides learning opportunities for emerging young leaders of the association.

Chuck has been a PBA House of Delegates member since 2001 and was chair of the PBA Young Lawyers Division (YLD) during the year 2002-03. He has also served as the chair of the PBA Membership Development Committee, chair of the PBA Quality of Life/Balance Committee, vice chair of the PBA Health Care Law Committee, co-chair of the 2005-06 PBA Annual Meeting Task Force and co-chair of the PBA Midyear Meeting. He received a PBA President's Award in 2009, the PBA YLD Michael K. Smith Excellence in Service Award in 2007, and a PBA Special Achievement Award in 2006. 

Chuck is a trial lawyer whose practice consists primarily of medical malpractice defense as well as other insurance-related defense, including general negligence, electrical engineering and product liability issues in utilities cases. His clients include hospitals and physicians throughout Pennsylvania, utility companies and insurance carriers, including primary, excess and reinsurance, throughout the nation. He has tried many medical malpractice cases to verdict in jury trials and has arbitrated others to successful resolution. 

About the Pennsylvania Bar Association

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 organization. 

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