Doylestown, PA (PRWEB) May 12, 2010
Carol A. Shelly (http://www.mellonwebster.com/attorneys/Carol-A-Shelly/) of the Law Offices of Mellon Webster & Shelly, PC, in Doylestown, was elected President of the Charitable Foundation of the Bucks County Bar Association. She assumed the role in April, 2010.
The Charitable Foundation is the fundraising arm of the Bucks County Bar Association. The Foundation promotes and supports programs, organizations and individuals throughout Bucks County who are engaged in activities designed to foster respect for the rule of law and the advancement of rights, liberties and protections under the law.
The Foundation also supports activities which have as a principal purpose the advancement of social justice for the individuals, families and communities of Bucks County. Past beneficiaries of the Foundation’s fund-raising efforts include the Bucks County Housing Group, The Have a Heart Foundation, the Lenape Valley Foundation and other similar organizations.
Shelly joined Mellon Webster & Mellon in 1990 and became a named shareholder in 2002. Her practice concentrates in plaintiff representation in personal injury litigation, having tried numerous professional negligence cases to verdict. Shelly is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, and the American Association of Justice. She also serves as a member of the House of Delegates of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and was a member of the Board of Governors of the former Pennsylvania Association of Trial Lawyers.
The law firm of Mellon Webster & Shelly (http://www.mellonwebster.com/overview/), located in Philadelphia suburb of Doylestown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, concentrates in the representation of plaintiffs in civil litigation, class actions and commercial litigation, as well as defendants in criminal prosecutions. The firm's shareholders include a former Assistant United States Attorney who served as Chief of the Criminal and Narcotics Division for the U.S. Department of Justice in Philadelphia, a former President of the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and a member of the House of Delegates of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. Additionally, Mellon Webster & Shelly proudly carries an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest possible rating for legal ability and ethical standards.
The law firm of Mellon Webster & Shelly is also a member of the International Society of Primerus Law Firms (http://www.primerus.com/firms/mellon_webster_shelly.htm). Primerus is an international alliance of top-rated, independent, small and mid-sized law firms that have earned the right to display the Primerus seal of quality (http://www.primerus.com/six_pillars.htm). As one of the most respected law firm alliances, Primerus currently has 150 member firms in nearly 110 cities in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the United Kingdom, and is expanding around the globe. With over 2,000 lawyers in the alliance, Primerus members, collectively, offer the breadth of expertise and jurisdictional coverage that only the world’s largest law firms can offer to clients.