Hon. Sara J. Flasher
ACBA Secretary Hon. Sara J. Flasher has worked since March 2007 in the capacity of Administrative Law Judge for the Department of Public Welfare’s Bureau of Hearings and Appeals where she conducts a wide range of appeal hearings and issues written decisions or recommendations. Flasher has a private practice focusing on bankruptcy. As an honors graduate from Clarion University of Pennsylvania, she received her J.D. from Duquesne University School of Law in 2005, and remains active with Duquesne Law Alumni. Flasher graduated from Gannon University in 2005 with a master’s degree in nursing and a master’s degree in business administration. She received an associate of science in nursing from State University of New York in 1990. Flasher has had a 23-year career with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania where she held the position of Director of Nursing for Military and Veterans Affairs, Registered Nurse for State Correctional Institute at Albion, and Inspector for the Department of Health.
She is actively involved with the ACBA Judiciary Committee, Bankruptcy & Commercial Law Section, Elder Law Committee, Health Law Section, Social Security Practitioners Committee, Women in the Law Division, and the Young Lawyers Division. Flasher is currently a member of the House of Delegates, and is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. Flasher was selected and participated in the 2010-2011 PBA’s Bar Leadership Institute Program. She also serves as a volunteer through the Neighborhood Legal Services Association.