Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) January 27, 2011 - Maria Schweitzer and Patrick Baghdaserians were recently named as Ambassadors for the Pasadena Bar Association in the first year the association started the program. Schweitzer and Baghdaserians are both currently employed at the Schweitzer Law Partners, a Pasadena-based family law firm.
As Ambassadors, the duo will be responsible in welcoming existing members, encouraging participation from new members, and promoting membership amongst prospective members. Ms. Schweitzer and Mr. Baghdaserians were voted to this position by the board members within the Pasadena Bar Association, and will begin their position this month.
On being voted in, Ms. Schweitzer said, "The friends I have made through the PBA, and the fun times we have are what keeps me coming back. The PBA is such a dynamic and fresh organization. I feel very privileged to be a part of this organization in the capacity I am in."
"The Pasadena Bar Association is important for lawyers and the community as a whole. Having a strong bar association can elevate not only the quality of the legal profession but also the quality of work in the surrounding community," added Baghdaserians.
The Pasadena Bar Association assists its members to develop and improve their practice of law by providing information, services, networking, career development programs and other resources. The PBA has initiated numerous programs, services and opportunities for its members, the profession, the judiciary and the community.
When asked about the appointments, Donald Schweitzer stated, "Maria and Patrick have been instrumental in making major changes to the Pasadena Bar Association, including our Family Law Section, which is why the association voted to appoint them to the Ambassador positions. I am very proud of their accomplishments."
Membership categories include: Active member, Barristers, New Admittee (first year to State Bar of California), Judicial Officer, Retired/Inactive, Affiliate member (non-attorney) and Student member. Visit http://www.pasadenabar.org/ for more information.