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Jason Poore Elected to 2018 Executive Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association Young Lawyers Division

January 19, 2018

Jason Poore, associate in the General Litigation Group, was elected to the Executive Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association 's Young Lawyers Division. The YLD Executive Committee manages and directs the business and activities of the YLD's more than 2,900 members, including oversight of 20 committees in the areas of public service, law-related education and service to the legal community.

The mission of the YLD is to promote the interests of young lawyers, improve the quality of the legal system, encourage the professional development of young lawyers through educational and service programs, participate in the growth and advancement of the legal profession, and encourage young lawyers to represent deserving clients on a pro bono basis.

In December 2017, Jason received the F. Sean Peretta Service Award for his work with the Youth Court Committee. Youth Court is an in-school student run disciplinary system where students administer restorative justice to their peers who commit minor infractions that usually result in suspension. As the Chair of Youth Court Committee, which Jason started about two years ago, he is actively involved in the Philadelphia legal community.

In addition to his involvement with the YLD, Jason is also a volunteer judge for city, state and national mock trial competitions. He is also a Board Member, and Co-Chair of the Events Committee of The Spruce Foundation, which provides grants to Philadelphia non-profits working to empower at-risk youth.

Jason’s practice focuses on complex medical malpractice actions, construction defect cases and general litigation matters. He handles all aspects of complex medical malpractice actions and is familiar with issues hospitals and providers face on a regular basis. He keeps himself abreast of emerging medical-legal issues, such as technology’s evolving role in medicine and electronic discovery issues.

Jason is also a member of Philly VIP and has handled various pro bono matters for the community. 

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