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Disciplinary Board of Pennsylvania Appoints Nationally Recognized Philadelphia Attorney to Board

(Lemoyne, Pa.) – The Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania announces the appointment of nationally recognized family law attorney, Albert Momjian to a three-year term on the Disciplinary Board.

Albert Momjian
Albert Momjian

The Disciplinary Board is an independent agency funded by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and consists of 16 members from across the state, of whom 14 are attorneys and two are non-lawyers. The Board assists the Supreme Court in carrying out its exclusive jurisdiction over the licensing and discipline of attorneys in Pennsylvania. The members meet regularly to decide on cases, policies and board administrative matters.

Momjian is a Partner at Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Chair of its Family Law Department. He joins the Disciplinary Board with a high level of experience with cases involving divorce and domestic relations, as well as recognition for his development and advancement of family law in the state of Pennsylvania.

“I’m honored to be on this important committee of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. Years ago, I served on the Professional Guidance Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association and gave advice to attorneys who needed ethical guidance in their practice of law. Now, I will be involved in making decisions about lawyers who may not have listened to such guidance,” stated Momjian.

Momjian is actively involved in many committees, both legal and community related. He is the Honorary Consul for the Philadelphia Region for the Republic of Haiti, Vice President of Consular Corps of Philadelphia, and Board Member of the United Nations Association of Greater Philadelphia, just to name a few. Momjian’s extensive experience in family law has earned him much recognition including: Best Lawyers in America for family law, Best Lawyers in the U.S., Philly’s Best Attorneys, and Pennsylvania’s Top Ten Super Lawyers.

He has taught at numerous organizations including Temple University Law School, Widener University School of Law, Domestic Relations Association of Pennsylvania, Domestic Relations of Pennsylvania College of the Judiciary, and the Pennsylvania Bar Institute. In addition, he wrote, co-wrote, and edited literature on family law. Momjian received his B.A. from Columbia College, and his J.D. from Columbia Law School.

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.