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 Historical Texts

arrow  Historical Sketches of the Bench and Bar of Lycoming County, Pennsylvania; 1795-1960; 1989 reprint, with online updates.  Edited by Marshall R. Anspach.

Comprehensive history of the Bench & Bar of Lycoming County, including biographies of deceased and living judges and of deceased members, recounting of the founding of the Lycoming County Courts and the various court houses, and much more. Go to the Table of Contents to read the scanned text.

arrow  History of Lycoming County Bench and Bar from History of Lycoming County Pennsylvania, edited by John F. Meginness; 1892.

arrow  Biographies of prominent Lycoming County attorneys, extracted from Genealogical and Personal History of Lycoming County, edited by John W. Jordan; 1906.

arrow  Louise Larzelere Chatham: The first woman lawyer in Lycoming County, by Mary Sieminski, 2016

 Historical Documents

Original Lycoming Law Association Charter

arrow  Charter of Incorporation. On December 1, 1869, a group of prominent Lycoming County attorneys, recognizing the need to maintain a "well-selected law library convenient and accessible to all the members", and to promote among the members "kind and social relations, professional courtesy and urbanity," and to assist its members "in acquiring legal knowledge and correct practice," petitioned the county court to incorporate the Lycoming Law Association. The petition was granted on January 25, 1870 by Judge Gamble.  Read the original document, as recorded in Deed Book 62, page 73.

arrow  Amended Charter. The original charter was amended by decree entered December 26, 1951, by Judge D. M. Larrabee, which is recorded in the Charter Book 4, pages 373-75.  Read the amendments.

arrow  Lycoming Law Association By-Laws online

 Membership Data

arrow  Chronological listing of the current Lycoming Law Association membership, from the earliest to the most recently admitted.

arrow  Resolutions memorializing the lives of departed members.

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 Records of the Association's Elected Officers

Robert Fleming, first LLA President, 1870

arrow  Lycoming Law Association Presidents from 1870 to the present. The first president of the Lycoming Law Association was Robert Fleming, in 1870.  Former LLA president Robert C. Wise, who served in 1969, is the current member who served longest ago.

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Malcolm Muir: A Pioneer in the Efficient Administration of Justice. Narrated by John M. Humphrey.

 Malcolm Muir: A Pioneer in the Efficient Administration of JusticeMalcolm Muir: A Pioneer in the Efficient Administration of Justice

Available for purchase from the Lycoming Law Association