Attorney Marianne Shutack Lavelle, daughter of Attorney and Mrs. George Shutack, of Nesquehoning, this morning became the first woman ever admitted to practice law before the Carbon County courts. On a petition presented by her father, Mrs. Lavelle appeared before President Judge James C. McCready and was admitted to the several courts of the county. Attorney Marianne and her husband were together admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania earlier this week.
On this date
Thursday, May 6, 2010