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Lamb McErlane PC Chairman and Managing Partner Joel L. Frank has been Reappointed as Commissioner of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Commission

West Chester, PA. – Lamb McErlane PC is pleased to announce that Chairman and Managing Partner Joel L. Frank has been reappointed as Commissioner of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Commission. After completing his initial four year term, having been nominated by Governor Corbett, Mr. Frank was most recently nominated by Governor Wolf for his second term and on June 27, 2018 was unanimously confirmed by the Pennsylvania Senate.

The three members of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Commission are appointed by the Governor for four year terms. Nominees require confirmation by the Pennsylvania Senate.  The Pennsylvania State Athletic Commission was established by the General Assembly to
regulate professional boxing, kickboxing, professional wrestling and mixed martial arts in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  Pennsylvania continues to be one of the most active states for professional boxing and mixed martial arts.

Mr. Frank has been actively involved in Martial Arts for over twenty-five years both as a practitioner and instructor, holding black belts in two separate disciplines. Mr. Frank is also deeply embedded in the community. He serves as Chair of the National Board of Directors for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation and is on the Board of Directors of the Zoological Society of Philadelphia (Philadelphia Zoo). Mr. Frank is General Counsel for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania, a Board Director of First Priority Bank, and its parent company First Priority Financial Corp., and the solicitor for the Chester County Police Chiefs Association.

At Lamb McErlane Joel serves as Chairman, Managing Partner and Executive Committee Chairman. He concentrates his practice in commercial and civil litigation in state and federal courts, election law as well as attorney discipline, judicial discipline and ethical matters.

Lamb McErlane PC, a full service regional law firm based in West Chester, Pennsylvania, has 37 attorneys and built a reputation on delivering the highest caliber of legal service in an environment focused on personal attention and results. Bringing the sophistication and experience equated with large, metropolitan firms, Lamb McErlane’s highly efficient, goal oriented and focused approach produces results that clients deserve. www.lambmcerlane.com