Lycoming County Court Admits New Lawyers

Posted on December 2nd, 2021 at 8:55 PM
Lycoming County Court Admits New Lawyers

2021 AdmitteesThe Lycoming County Court of Common Pleas admitted six new lawyers to the practice of law in the county. Although the ceremony is no longer required, in the era of statewide admission, Lycoming County has continued this practice as a way to introduce attorneys to the Bench and Bar of the county.

The Six attorneys have varied backgrounds and will practice in multiple areas. The newly admitted attorneys are William Baney, Amanda Gaynor, Janine Haughton, Michael McCormack, Kristian Villegas and Stephanie Wolak-Fleming.

William Baney was introduced to the court by Brian Bluth. He is employed with the McCormick Law Firm and will be employed in the defense of medical malpractice cases. He is a graduate of Lock Haven University and New York Law School. Amanda Gaynor is working with the Federal Public Defender's office. She graduated from Bucknell University and New York Law School. Her admission was moved by Tammy Taylor.

Janine Haughton is law clerk to Judge Butts. Her admission was moved by Alexandra Sholley. She is a graduate of Eastern University and Widener Commonwealth School of Law. Brian Bluth moved the admission of Michael McCormack of the McCormick Law Firm. Michael is a graduate of Lafayette College and Washington & Lee University School of Law.

Both Kristian Villegas and Stephanie Wolak-Fleming are new attorneys in the North Penn Legal Services office. Both were introduced by Jennifer Heverly. Kristian is a Dickinson Law School graduate. Stephanie graduated from Duquesne Law School.

After all of the attorneys were introduced, and their admissions moved, Prothonotary Thomas Heap then administered the oath. Welcoming remarks by Judges Tira, Linhardt, McCoy and Butts followed.

Law Association President Don Martino welcomed the new members to the bar. Taylor Beucler invited the new members to participate in the Young Lawyers Division and Corey Mowrey encouraged the new attorneys to join the Inns of Court. John Pietrovito encouraged pro bono work.

The Lycoming Law Association welcomes our new members and wishes them well in their new positions.Lycoming County Bench

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