By P.J. D’Annunzio
Of the Legal Staff
The Philadelphia Bar Association announced the selection of Mark A. Tarasiewicz as its new executive director, according to a press release.
Tarasiewicz will succeed Kenneth Shear, who will retire December 31 after 37 years in the position.
Tarasiewicz most recently has served as associate executive director of the PBA. In that role, he has directed the bar’s communications. He joined the PBA in March 1995 as senior public relations associate.
Tarasiewicz previously worked as managing editor of the Pennsylvania Law Journal, a former sibling publication of The Legal.