Coploff named treasurer of state Bar Foundation

LOCK HAVEN — Local attorney Larry E. Coploff has been named treasurer of the Pennsylvania Bar Foundation for 2019-20.

Coploff, of the Lock Haven law firm of Coploff, Ryan & Welch, is a longtime member of the PBA House of Delegates. He most recently served as a PBA zone governor representing Cameron, Centre, Clearfield, Clinton, Elk and Potter county lawyers.

Coploff handles transactional matters, such as residential and commercial real estate, organization of business entities, and contract review and drafting, in his law practice.

Serving his third and final year as president of the foundation is Jeffrey M. Bower, of Bower Law Associates PLLC in State College. He is a former member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) Board of Governors, the PABAR-PAC Board and the Centre County Bar Association Board of Governors as a past president. Bower’s practice focuses on estate planning and business law.

Meanwhile, Kelly A. Mroz, Penn State University, State College, will serve on the PBA Board of Governors representing lawyer members in Cameron, Centre, Clearfield, Clinton, Elk and Potter counties lawyers. Since 2018, she has been a voting member of the PBA House of Delegates, the policy-making body of the association. Mroz was also a voting member of the House from 2003 to 2004 and 2006 to 2012. She directs student legal services at Penn State.

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