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Pennsylvania Bar Association Commission on Women in the Profession Will Award Judge Marilyn J. Horan

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April 24, 2014

Pennsylvania Bar Association Commission on Women in the Profession Will Award Pitt Law Alumna The Honorable Judge Marilyn J. Horan ('79)

According to a recent story in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, the Pennsylvania Bar Association Commission on Women in the Profession will award Pitt Law Alumna and Butler County Court of Common Please Judge Marilyn J. Horan with the Anne X. Alpern Award, presented annually to a female lawyer or judge who demonstrates excellence in the legal profession and who makes a positive professional impact on women in the law. Alpern was Pennsylvania's attorney general in 1959 and the first female state attorney general in the nation.

"It is very humbling to be placed in the company of an award in honor of Anne Alpern and all the prior recipients before me," Horan said to the Tribune-Review.

Judge Horan graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1979 and received her bachelor's degree from Pennsylvania State University in 1976. She was distinguished as the first female judge in Butler county when he became Court of Common Please judge in 1996. She is a former partner in the law firm Murrin, Taylor, Flach & Horan, member of the Pennsylvania Association of State Trial Judges, Women's Bar Association of Western Pennsylvania, and University of Pittsburgh's Law Alumni Association Board of Governor. She is also a past member of the state Judicial Conduct Board and the state Juvenile Court Judges' Commission.

Read more on this story in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

 

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