Sharon will serve on the 2020 Board of Governors along with Julia Cronin Rater (Vice President), Amanda Bernier (Secretary), David Gaines (Treasurer), Dan Nelson (Immediate Past-President), Vestonia Viddy (Young Lawyers Division Chair), John R. Miller, III (Centre County Legal Journal Editor), and Members-at-Large, Susan Bardo, Greg Davidson, Justin Miller and Parviz Ansari.
Sharon Barney is a Partner with Leech Tishman and a member of the Immigration Law, Family Law and Employment Practice Groups. Sharon is based in Leech Tishman’s State College office and focuses her practice in the area of immigration and family law matters.
Sharon regularly advises individuals and corporate clients on immigration issues and has a unique focus on the needs of international students, scholars, and research scientists. She guides corporate clients and foreign nationals on the process to obtain nonimmigrant visas, extend statuses, and ultimately permanent residence in the United States. Sharon also has expertise working with entrepreneurs and start-up companies in the STEM fields and recognizes their unique challenges in hiring workers and exploring immigration and business options.
ABOUT THE CENTRE COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION
The Centre County Bar Association (CCBA), based in Bellefonte, PA has approximately 185 members, and includes judges, government attorneys, trial attorneys, corporate attorneys, general practitioners, and in-house counsel. The CCBA’s purpose is to foster and protect excellence in legal services to the Centre region and to promote respect, civility, collegiality and professionalism within the legal community.
The CCBA also sponsors and participates in many programs aimed at public education on the law and legal issues ranging from elementary school students to senior citizens. In addition, the CCBA sponsors Continuing Legal Education programs and other social and professional programs aimed at promoting the highest professional and ethical standards in the practice of law and enhancing the quality of our members’ lives.
ABOUT LEECH TISHMAN
Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl is a full-service law firm dedicated to assisting individuals, businesses, and institutions. Leech Tishman offers legal services in alternative dispute resolution, aviation & aerospace, bankruptcy & creditors’ rights, construction, corporate, employee benefits, employment, energy, environmental, estates & trusts, family law, government relations, immigration, insurance coverage & corporate risk mitigation, intellectual property, internal investigations, international legal matters, litigation, real estate, and taxation. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, Leech Tishman also has offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Sarasota, FL and Wilmington, DE. For more information call 412.261.1600 or visit us at www.leechtishman.com.