ACBA Secretary Kate J. Fagan has been an ACBA member since 1981. She was admitted to practice in 1980. She graduated from the University of Pittsburgh and received her J.D. from Duquesne University School of Law in 1980. She was an associate at Wayman Irvin and McAuley, LLC, from 1981-1987 and has been a member since 1987. She has formerly served as chair of the Civil Litigation Section. She served on the Judiciary Committee from 2004-2007. She also was a board member from 2007-2010 and from 2010-2013. She served as President of the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County from 2009-2010 and has been a member of the Academy since 1987. She is a Fellow for the American College of Trial Lawyers. She also is serving as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 2013.