Letter to the editor | Bardo’s in touch

November 1, 2013 

One of the greatest resources for practicing attorneys is the county bar association. I have practiced law in Centre County and have been a member of the Centre County Bar Association for more than 30 years.

A county bar association provides a structure within which that local legal community works with county court officials to tackle problems that interfere with the administration of justice.

The association also provides a setting for attorneys to become better acquainted, which helps them to resolve cases outside the courtroom and avoid unnecessary costs for their clients.

The bar association gives young attorneys the opportunity to be mentored by those with more experience and provides all attorneys a means for continuing legal education.

Finally, the bar association is a venue through which the relationship between judges and attorneys is promoted.

There are two candidates in the race for magisterial district judge in the Borough of State College.

Susan Bardo has been an active member of the Centre County Bar Association since 2004. She regularly attends quarterly meetings, continuing legal education programs and annual bench/bar events.

Steve Lachman is not a member of the Centre County Bar Association, and I have never seen him at an association event.

Bardo’s commitment to the local legal community is obvious to me. Centre County would be well served if she is elected.

Jeffrey W. Stover, Ferguson Township

Centre Daily Times is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service