Schweitzer Law Partners's Associate Estate Planner, Heidi Bitterman, Appointed Trustee to Pasadena Bar Association


The Schweitzer Law Partners today announced that the firm’s Associate Estate Planner, Heidi Bitterman, has been appointed to a three-year term as Trustee of the Pasadena Bar Association.

s a Pasadena Bar Association member for seven years, Ms. Bitterman has been selected as one of six new board trustees and will be sworn in during the PBA’s annual Judge of the Year and Officer Installation Dinner on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013.

“Numerous members on our board, as well as past presidents, have taken note of Heidi’s involvement with the association as a member and volunteer,” said Don Schweitzer, founder and partner of Schweitzer Law Partners, and president of the Pasadena Bar Association. “The board looks for professionals who show potential to be a leader of the association. Heidi is committed and always produces outstanding results on the projects she takes on. There’s a general consensus among the members that Heidi is a rising star. “

“What makes the Pasadena Bar Association special is that it has an engaged and passionate membership that is dedicated to providing professional development, networking opportunities and overall support to the attorneys in the area,” said Heidi Bitterman, associate estate planner, Schweitzer Law Partners, and incoming trustee, Pasadena Bar Association. “It’s an honor to be able to give back to the association’s members by being appointed trustee.”

As trustee, Ms. Bitterman will attend all board meetings, have a vote in all matters brought to the board, organize community outreach and events, and continue to be an ambassador of the association—a role integral to the recruitment of new members and improvement of benefits to its members.

As associate attorney at The Schweitzer Law Partners, Ms. Bitterman specializes in Estate Planning including interim planning for individuals going through a divorce. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Southern California, where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies. Following USC, she graduated from Southwestern University School of Law and was admitted to the California State Bar in December 2006 and has since practiced exclusively in the areas of trust and probate law. Ms. Bitterman is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association and the Pasadena Bar Association.

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The firm is structured to respond rapidly and proactively. Their staff of 20 includes attorneys and legal support equipped to handle every aspect of each case with the utmost in professionalism, integrity and respect. Principled advocates who will always put their client’s best interests first, Schweitzer Law Partners offers peace of mind every step of the way.

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About the Pasadena Bar Association
The Pasadena Bar Association (PBA) assists its members to develop and improve their practice of law by providing information, services, networking, career development programs and other resources. Since its founding in 1917, the PBA has vigorously pursued its stated purpose "to advance the science of jurisprudence, to promote the administration of justice, to encourage a thorough legal education, and to maintain the honor and dignity of the profession of law." The PBA has initiated numerous programs, services and opportunities for its members, the profession, the judiciary and the community.

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