Prominent Philadelphia Attorney Reappointed to the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of PA
Bevilacqua Begins Second Three-Year Term
(Harrisburg, Pa.) – Gabriel L.I. Bevilacqua, a partner in the Philadelphia law firm of Saul Ewing, LLP, has been reappointed to his second three-year term on the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.
"I am privileged to serve on the Disciplinary Board, and appreciate the special honor I've received both in the initial appointment to the Board, and now, with this reappointment," said Mr. Bevilacqua.
An independent agency funded by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, the Disciplinary Board assists the Supreme Court in executing exclusive jurisdiction over the licensing and discipline of attorneys in Pennsylvania. The Board consists of 11 attorneys and two non-lawyers from across the state and meets regularly to decide cases, policies and board administrative matters.
Mr. Bevilacqua, who concentrates his practice in the representation of medical specialty boards, was, in 2004, the 77th Chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association. Previously appointed to the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania's Appellate Rules Advisory Committee, he has lectured on the Court's "Bridge the Gap" program, which addresses the transition for new attorneys from law school to legal practice.
Mr. Bevilacqua is General Counsel for the American Board of Surgery, Inc., a position he has held since 2010.
Prior to joining Saul Ewing, LLP in 1984, Mr. Bevilacqua served in the City of Philadelphia's Law Department, where he held positions including Chief Deputy City Solicitor, Chief of Major Trials, and Chairman of the Litigation Department. Additionally, he has served as an arbitrator for both federal and state courts, and as Judge Pro Tem in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.
A graduate of St. Joseph's University, he earned his law degree from Temple University's James E. Beasley School of Law and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, and the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania.
About the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of PA
The Disciplinary Board's goals are to protect the general public, maintain a high standard of integrity in the legal profession, and safeguard the reputation of the courts of Pennsylvania. The Disciplinary Board was created by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania to review conduct and assure compliance by all attorneys to the Pennsylvania Rules of Professional Conduct. For more information about the Disciplinary Board, please visit www.padb.us.
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