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Wana Saadzoi Ascends to PACDL President at 2024 Annual Meeting

Harrisburg, PA – Wana Saadzoi of Wana Saadzoi Law, Media has been elected president of the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers for a 2024-2025 term. Saadzoi will serve in that position for one year with her term ending at the 2025 Annual Meeting. Saadzoi has served PACDL in many capacities. In prior years, she has served as the Treasurer, Board Governance Committee chairperson, and most recently, as PACDL president-elect.

PACDL members also elected the following officers to a one-year term: Brian McMonagle, Philadelphia, present-elect; Michael T. Winters of Lancaster as vice president, eastern district; Amy Levenson Jones of Pittsburgh as vice president, western district; Jason Dunkle of State College as vice president, middle district; Edward F. Spreha of Harrisburg as Treasurer, Caroline G. Donato of West Chester as Secretary. The members also elected the following individuals to the Board of Directors for three year terms: John Abom, Carlisle, Cheryl Brooks, Philadelphia; Sarah Hyser-Staub, Harrisburg; Susan Lin, Philadelphia; Carson Morris; Philadelphia; and Jed Silversmith, Jenkintown.