Hangley Aronchick is proud to announce that associates Alexandra Kajari and Chelsea Nichols have been selected to participate in the 2021 Bar Observer Program. This program, organized by the Philadelphia Bar Foundation and the Delivery of Legal Services Committee and Young Lawyers Division of the Philadelphia Bar Association, provides young lawyers with the opportunity to volunteer and serve as an Observer on a nonprofit board of directors. Board Observers learn about local nonprofit organizations, gain leadership skills, and strengthen their professional networks, and participating nonprofits benefit from the energy and new ideas of these young lawyers strengthening the broader nonprofit community.

Alex Kajari is serving as the Board Observer for the SeniorLAW Center, an organization that seeks justice for and protects the legal rights of older people by using the power of the law, educating the community, and advocating on local, state, and national levels. Alex is an associate in Hangley Aronchick’s Insurance Coverage Practice who has extensive experience in insurance coverage litigation, including assistance with the representation of an excess liability insurer in national litigation regarding coverage policy disputes. She earned her law degree, cum laude, from Temple University Beasley School of Law, where she was a Staff Editor of the Temple Law Review, winner of the I. Herman Stern Moot Court Competition, and received the National Order of the Barristers Award. She earned her undergraduate degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Pittsburgh.

Chelsea Nichols is serving as the Board Observer for Philadelphia VIP, which leverages the powerful resources of the community to provide quality volunteer legal services and ensure access to justice for low-income Philadelphians. Chelsea is an associate in the Antitrust group, and has extensive litigation experience in a range of matters, including antitrust and competition, product liability, and mass torts. Chelsea earned her law degree, summa cum laude, from the Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law, where she was Associate Editor of the Penn State Law Review and a member of the Woolsack Honor Society. She earned her undergraduate degree, summa cum laude, from Marshall University, where she was a WV Promise Scholar and a John Marshall Scholar.

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