Jessica Pritchard will be honored by the YWCA Bucks County as a 2016 "Women Who Make a Difference" Awardee at the organization's 25th Annual Awards Celebration on May 12th. Ms. Pritchard is being recognized for her many personal, professional and volunteer activities which improve the lives of others and make Bucks County a great place to live.
Ms. Pritchard is an active member of several professional and charitable organizations. She previously served as the assistant solicitor for the Bucks County Department of Mental Health and Developmental Programs and as a member of the Bucks County Mental Health and Developmental Programs Advisory Board. As the mother of a child with special needs, Ms. Pritchard has an interest in the local human services community. She is also a former member of the Board of Directors at the Lenape Valley Foundation.
As a member of the Board of Directors of the Bucks County Bar Association, Ms. Pritchard serves as Secretary of the Association as well as chair of the Family Law Section. Ms. Pritchard provides pro bono family law services to disadvantaged members of the local community.
Ms. Pritchard represents military veterans free of charge through the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Lawyers Saluting veterans Program, which is coordinated through the Pro Bono Office and military Veterans' Affairs Committee. She serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Duskin Stephens Foundation, which benefits the families of fallen veterans of Special Operations Forces.