BAR ASSOCIATION RELEASES PLEBISCITE RESULTS
Judge William E Ford & Judge Edward D Reibman Receive Strong Support
from Lehigh County Attorneys
(ALLENTOWN, PA) On October 31st 2011, the Judicial Selection Committee of the Bar Association of Lehigh County tabulated the results of a plebiscite conducted among the members of the Bar Association with respect to the upcoming retention election of Judge William E Ford and Judge Edward D Reibman for Judge of the Court of Common Pleas of Lehigh County.
Of the 713 members of the Bar Association polled, 328 members cast ballots in the secret vote. The question presented to members for a "Yes" or "No" vote was: Do you favor the retention of the following as Judge of the Court of Common Pleas of Lehigh County? The vote for retention of the noted Judges were as follows:
Judge William E Ford
Yes = 328
No = 19
Judge Edward D Reibman
Yes = 326
No = 19
About Bar Association of Lehigh County
The association was officially chartered in 1905 "to advance the science of jurisprudence and the administration of justice, to encourage a thorough legal education, to uphold the honor and dignity of the bar, to cultivate social and professional association among its members, to assist the courts in the orderly and efficient administration of justice and to perpetuate the history of the profession and the memory of its members within this judicial district." Today, the association maintains offices and meeting facilities at 1114 West Walnut Street in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Services include Continuing Legal Education, a Lawyer Referral Service, Lehigh Law Journal publication, and Barristers' Club banquet and meeting facilities.