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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Appoints Lackawanna County Attorney to Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

Harrisburg, Pa., (June 5, 2013) – The Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania announces the appointment of attorney Brian J. Cali to serve on the Board for a three-year term. Cali also will serve on the Board’s finance committee.

Brian J. Cali
Brian J. Cali

The Disciplinary Board is an independent agency under the Supreme Court’s jurisdiction, consisting of thirteen members: eleven attorneys and two non-lawyers from across the Commonwealth. Funded by annual assessments paid by attorneys licensed to practice in the Commonwealth, it assists the Supreme Court in all matters involving attorney licensing and discipline in Pennsylvania.

“In my new role, I look forward to actively participating with Board members in ensuring that we are appropriately reviewing and deciding cases, as well as carrying out other responsibilities assigned by the Board,” said Cali.

Cali is the owner of the Law Offices of Brian J. Cali in Dunmore, Pa., where he concentrates his practice on family law throughout northeastern Pennsylvania. His firm also concentrates on real estate and business law. Leveraging his 35 years as a solo practitioner, Cali looks forward to offering the Board insights on operations and challenges that solo practices often face.

A fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and a “Pennsylvania Super Lawyer” for six years, Cali also is a member of the American Bar Association; Pennsylvania Bar Association; Lackawanna Bar Association; American Association for Justice; and Pennsylvania Association for Justice. Additionally, he serves as a member of the Lackawanna County Family Law Rules Committee; member and past president of the Lackawanna County Library System Board; director at The Fidelity Deposit & Discount Bank in Dunmore, Pa.; and chairman of Heritage Valley Partners, Inc.

Cali earned his undergraduate degree from Duquesne University in 1974 and his Juris Doctorate from Duquesne University School of Law in 1977.

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.

For more information regarding this press release, please contact Rebecca Porterfield at Rebecca@suasion.us or 717-432-2468.