News and Notes

New IOLTA Director

The Commission on IOLTA congratulates newly appointed IOLTA directors Melissa Flynn and Stephanie Libhart.

Melissa Flynn became Executive Director of the Delaware Bar Foundation in March of 2013. Ms. Flynn's experience includes her position as founding executive director of a mentoring program for at–risk youth in Chester, Pennsylvania and Wilmington, Delaware and work with a program dedicated to improving access to healthcare in underserved areas of Delaware. Ms. Flynn went on to work with the Tulane University Law School Domestic Violence Clinic.

Ms. Flynn earned her Master's Degree in Education from the University of Pennsylvania and her Bachelor's Degree from the University of Delaware.

New IOLTA Director in Pennsylvania

Stephanie S. Libhart was appointed Director of Pennsylvania IOLTA Board in March 2013 where she served as assistant director since 2008. Before joining the Pennsylvania IOLTA Board, Ms. Libhart held a position with the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts where she provided leadership and training to the Courts of Common Pleas while staff adjusted to a new system designed to standardize and streamline criminal case processing throughout the Commonwealth. In addition, Ms. Libhart worked with Pennsylvania's three appellate courts as a business analyst.

Ms. Libhart holds a Masters of Studies in Law from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and holds a B.A. from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania.

Summer 2013 IOLTA Workshops

The summer 2013 IOLTA Workshops will be held on Thursday and Friday, August 8 and 9, at the San Francisco Grand Hyatt Hotel in conjunction with the ABA Annual Meeting. The workshop sessions will address many timely topics and the two days of programming will provide opportunities for IOLTA staff and trustees to share ideas and network. For more information and to register go to: http://www.americanbar.org/calendar/annual.html