Shaun Staller Recognized for his Work as Social Events & Networking Co-Chair of Philadelphia’s LGBTQ+ Bar Association
Obermayer’s business immigration attorney Shaun Staller was featured in the Philadelphia Gay News on November 22, 2023, regarding his role as Social Events and Networking Co-Chair for the Philadelphia’s LGBTQ+ Bar Association. In addition to his role for the LGBTQ+ Bar Association, Shaun also serves on the board of Equality Forum, an LGBTQ+ national civic organization.
While it may have had a different name then, Philadelphia’s LGBTQ Bar Association has paved the way for LGBTQ+ rights in Philadelphia and the United States since 1986. At that time, about 25 attorneys established what was then called Philadelphia Attorneys for Human Rights (PAHR). In 2019, the group amended its name to the Philadelphia LGBTQ Bar Association and it continues to grow from there. Recent initiatives include establishing the Judicial Portrait Project, which honors and recognizes openly LGBTQ+ judges who retired from the bench.
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