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The FCBA Young Lawyers Division is hosting a Food Drive this holiday season! (11/7/2019)

We will be collecting donations between Friday, November 15th to Friday, December 6th. (more…)

Franklin County Bar Association Celebrates PA Pro Bono Week with Luncheon and Award (11/1/2019)

The Franklin County Bar Association celebrated the services of attorneys who donate their time providing civil legal services to low income individuals and families in Franklin County on Friday, October 25, 2019. The FCBA Pro Bono luncheon was held at the Orchards Restaurant in Chambersburg. (more…)

Scholarship Opportunity for Law Students – Apply by June 1st (10/23/2019)

Know a student in a 3-year J.D. Program in Pennsylvania who is a permanent resident of Franklin County? Share this scholarship opportunity with them today!  (more…)

Majority of Franklin County Bar Association members polled support judges’ retention (10/17/2019)

A majority of members of the Franklin County Bar Association (FCBA) who participated in a poll this month support the retention of Judge Shawn Meyers and Judge Angela Krom to an additional 10-year term on the Court of Common Pleas of the 39th Judicial District. (more…)

GOVERNOR WOLF RECOGNIZES PIATT’S PUBLIC SERVICE (6/18/2019)

Criminal Prosecution and Defense of Pennsylvania State Police Sets Record (more…)

FCBA Member Alexandra Sipe Honored with PBA Trailblazer Award for Estate Planning (5/17/2019)

The Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section presented its inaugural Trailblazer Award to Franklin County attorney Alexandra M. Sipe, Maxwell Sipe Law Offices LLC in Waynesboro, at an awards breakfast on May 17 during the association’s Annual Meeting in Lancaster. (more…)

YLD Host Franklin County 8th Graders for Law Day (5/14/2019)

The FCBA YLD hosted Law Day on Friday, May 3rd at the Franklin County Courthouse. Our Law Day event was attended by 140 8th grade students (more…)

FRANKLIN COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION EVALUATES JUDICIAL CANDIDATES (4/9/2019)

CHAMBERSBURG – The bylaws of the Franklin County Bar Association require us to evaluate the candidates running for Common Pleas Court Judge for the 39th Judicial District. (more…)

FCBA PRESENTS FOREST MYERS WITH 2018 EDMUND C. WINGERD JR. AWARD (12/7/2018)

Forest Myers was honored with the Edmund C. Wingerd Jr. Award during the annual Admissions Ceremony of the Franklin County Bar Association held on December 7, 2018. (more…)

FCBA ADMITS TEN NEW MEMBERS (12/7/2018)

The Franklin County Bar Association admitted 10 new members at its Admission Ceremony held on Friday, December 7, 2018. (more…)

FCBA YLD DONATES 40 BLANKETS TO PROJECT LINUS (12/1/2018)

The FCBA YLD hosted a handmade blanket drive from October 8th – December 7th, 2018. Over the 2 month period, our YLD collected blankets and made blankets from donated materials and kits. (more…)

PRESIDENT JUDGE VAN HORN (11/10/2018)

President Judge Van Horn has confirmed that she will not be seeking retention for a third ten-year term as Judge. President Judge Van Judge will continue to serve until the end of 2019. (more…)