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Philadelphia Attorney Eric H. Weitz Elected to
Philadelphia Bar Association Board of Governors

PHILADELPHIA (January 26, 2012) – Attorney Eric H. Weitz, of Messa & Associates, P.C. has been elected to the Board of Governors for the Philadelphia Bar Association. Mr. Weitz will serve a three-year term on the Board of Governors, working with the Chancellor and fellow Governors to establish official policy for the Philadelphia Bar Association and provide guidance to the overall legal system. Attorney Weitz is also a board member a number of other organizations including the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association (PTLA) and the Pennsylvania Association for Justice (PAJ).

“This year, a presidential election year, is an especially exciting time to be joining the Board of Governors for the Philadelphia Bar Association,” said Attorney Weitz today. “Our legal system nationally and our court system locally are constant source of debate and discussion in election years, and I look forward to working with my colleagues to formulate ideas and policies that will continue to protect people’s rights, while adapting to a rapidly changing economy and societal needs.”

Mr. Weitz has successfully litigated dozens of personal injury cases for his clients, including a $28.75 million verdict for a foster child that was rendered a paraplegic in a motor vehicle accident and many multi-million dollar resolutions for victims of medical neglect and other unsafe practices.
The Philadelphia Bar Association is the oldest association of lawyers in the United States. It provides guidance and professional support for attorneys, judges and politicians on legal issues. In addition, the organization offers local Philadelphia community members assistance in addressing legal matters.

Attorney Weitz received his juris doctorate, cum laude, from the Villanova University School of Law and his undergraduate degree from the S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University where he was awarded a Bachelor of Science, cum laude, in Television, Radio and Film Management. He has been named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer by Law & Politics magazine and Philadelphia Magazine for five consecutive years, including Top 100 Pennsylvania and Top 100 Philadelphia for 2011. Mr. Weitz is also an active member of the American Trial Lawyers Association in New Jersey.

About Messa & Associates, P.C.
Messa & Associates, P.C. represents individuals and their families in complex personal injury matters, including catastrophic injury, medical malpractice, product liability, motor vehicle accidents, fires and explosions. Our attorneys serve Pennsylvania clients throughout the state, including in Philadelphia and other surrounding communities in Montgomery County, Chester County, Delaware County, and Bucks County. Messa & Associates is also proud to serve clients throughout the state of New Jersey, and also litigate cases nationwide.

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