The Axelrod Firm is proud to announce that in the Spring of this year, the Chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association appointed Sheryl Axelrod to a three-year term on the Commission on Judicial Selection and Retention. This is the Bar Association committee charged with the honor and duty of ensuring that the public is well informed about those running to be judges, and those judges running for re-election.
The Chancellor also appointed her Co-Chair of the Bar’s Law Practice Management Committee. As the Chancellor wrote, “The Committee will focus on issues related to law practice management, such as technology and the business of running a firm. In this economy, it is critical.”
The Axelrod Firm is committed to giving back to the community, including through its involvement in the Bar Association. Sheryl Axelrod was previously elected to a three-year term on the Executive Committee of the Young Lawyers Division of the Bar Association (the YLD). During her YLD tenure, she primarily dedicated her time to children including by co-chairing the Michael K. Smith Oratorical Contest for school children in grades 4 through 8. She spent 5 years coaching high school mock trial teams and continues to act as a scoring judge in mock trial competitions.
In 2009, Ms. Axelrod was awarded the Temple Law Alumni Association’s Distinguished Service Award.
The Axelrod Firm also believes in philanthropy. This year, The Axelrod Firm donated $1,000 each to the Temple University Beasley School of Law and The Salvation Army to further their missions of excellence in teaching, scholarship and service, and of Doing The Most Good.