At its annual meeting held in Hershey, the Pennsylvania Bar Association honored Jay Silberblatt with the President's Award for his tireless efforts advocating the PBA's position on frivolous litigation. Jay's work for the PBA culminated with the adoption of amendments to Rule 1023 by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. This new rule will provide a new "weapon" for lawyers and judges in the battle against frivolous litigation.
Pennsylvania Bar Association Honors Jay Silberblatt With President's Award
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Jay N. Silberblatt is a 1977 cum laude graduate of Allegheny College where he received Departmental Honors in American Studies. He earned his law degree at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1980 where he served as a Senior Writer on the Law Review. Jay has served as Chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Civil Litigation Section and as Chair of the Civil Litigation Section of the Allegheny County Bar Association. He is Zone 12 Governor of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, a member of its House of Delegates, and is the Chair of its Professional Liability Committee. Jay is a Fellow of the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County, a select group of the top trial lawyers in Allegheny County, where he has been active on its Professionalism Committee and has served as Chair of its Electronics for the Litigator Committee and its Website Committee.