On May 13, 2022, Jay Silberblatt was installed as the 128th President of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. Pennsylvania Chief Justice Max Baer administered the oath of office at the PBA’s Annual Meeting in Hershey. Over the next year, Jay will represent the PBA throughout the state. The major initiative for his presidential term is the creation of a Taskforce on a statewide system for the electronic filing and retrieval of legal papers across all 60 Common Pleas Court districts.
Silberblatt Installed as the 128th President of the Pennsylvania Bar Association
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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 was Zone 12 Governor of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, and is a member of its House of Delegates, and is the Immediate Past-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.