Associate Nicole M. Pardus has been elected treasurer by the board of directors of Laurel Legal Services.
Providing free civil legal services to qualified low-income clients in six counties in western Pennsylvania, Laurel Legal Services is a resource for community justice, ensuring legal education and representation to those in need. Pro bono legal work has always been important to Nicole, whose practice at Long & Long focuses on estate planning, probate and estate administration, real estate law and personal injury.
“We’re very proud of Nicole’s contributions to the betterment of the legal profession,” said Long & Long Partner Adam J. Long. “Her commitment to Laurel Legal Services is emblematic of her approach to the law and her dedication to always striving for excellence with her clients and the community.”
An active participant in the Westmoreland Bar Association, Nicole serves as vice chair of its Young Lawyers Division, which provides opportunities for young lawyers to expand their participation in bar activities and continuing legal education programs while fostering interaction with peers. She was honored on the 2021 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Stars list recognizing the contributions of exceptional attorneys who are age 40 or under or practicing for less than 10 years. A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Nicole lives in Manor with her family.