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~ Emperor Justinian
 
 
Upcoming Events
2022 Membership Application and Membership Renewal
03-18-2022
Re-scheduled date TBD
Beccaria Ceremony Awarded to George Bochetto, Esq. with Complimentary Reception

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05-16-2022
(To Be Rescheduled) May Virtual Board Meeting
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06-20-2022
June Virtual Board Meeting
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Members of the Month
March 2022 Justinian Member of the Month
This month, the Justinian Society proudly spotlights the accomplishments of The Honorable Ann M. Butchart who was elected to a ten-year term as a Trial Judge of the Court of Common Pleas in Philadelphia in 2005 and was retained for a second term in 2015. She has presided in Family Court, Criminal Court and Civil Court. More...
February 2022 Justinian Member of the Month
This month, the Justinian Society proudly spotlights the accomplishments of The Honorable Rosemarie Defino-Nastasi who presides in the Court of Common Pleas Criminal Trial Division in Philadelphia. She began her legal career working as an Assistant Defender for The Defender’s Association of Philadelphia. She then joined her family’s law firm in South Philadelphia working alongside her brothers, Michael and Vincent Defino. Judge Defino-Nastasi has presided in the Criminal Trial Division for over twenty years. More...
January 2022 Justinian Member of the Month
This month, the Justinian Society proudly spotlights the accomplishments of President Judge Jack Anthony Panella of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania. He was elected to the Superior Court of Pennsylvania in November 2003 and sworn into office as an appellate judge on January 9, 2004 and retained in 2013. On January 7, 2019, he was elected President Judge. His true devotion and commitment is to assure that the Superior Court does it best to serve the people and the members of the Bar in ways that are efficient and productive, and balances judicial independence with accountability. More...
December 2021 Justinian Member of the Month
This month, the Justinian Society proudly spotlights the accomplishments of Judge Idee C. Fox. In January 2008, Judge Fox was reassigned to the Civil Trial Division. She was assigned to the high-volume Civil Motions Program for about four years. She served as a Co-Team Leader of the Mass Tort/Arbitration Appeal/Non-Jury Program. In 2016, she was appointed Supervising Judge of the Civil Trial Division, where served until being elected President Judge by the judges of the Court of Common Pleas in late 2018. She now serves as the President Judge and Chair of the Administrative Governing Board.More...
November 2021 Justinian Member of the Month
This month, the Justinian Society proudly spotlights the accomplishments of Judge Angelo J. Foglietta. He has been a judge in the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County since January 2012 where his honor presides over complex wrongful death and survival actions, medical malpractice, and products liability major jury trials. The Judge is passionate about community service which includes Senior Citizens Judicare Project; Special Olympics; Feed the Children; Volunteer Stand Down Philadelphia, United Communities of Southeast Philadelphia (His honor was appointed as a member of the Board of Directors and then his honor was elected as the President of the Board of Directors).More...
 
Justinian Society News
06-17-2021
2021 First "In Person" Annual Meeting/Election Announcement
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01-01-2021
Justinian Society Event Photos

To see all of the photos from our most recent events, see our Flickr account.

To see photos from the 2021 "In Person" Luncheon honoring Phila Bar Assoc. Chancellor Lauren McKenna, Esquire and their immediate Past Chancellor Hon. A. Michael Snyder (Ret.) click here.

To see photos from the 2019 Justinian Christmas Party, click here.

To see photos from the 2019 Beccaria Award, click here.

To see photos from the Luncheon Honoring PA Superior Court President Judge Jack Panella, click here.

To see photos from the 2019 Annual Meeting, Election & Scholarship Reception and Luncheon, click here.

To see photos from the Luncheon Honoring The Honorable Idee Fox, click here.

To see photos from the Luncheon Honoring 2019 Phila Bar Chancellor Shelli M. Fedullo, click here.

To see photos from the 2018 Justinian Christmas Party, click here.

To see photos from the 2018 Beccaria Award Ceremony, click here.

To see photos from the 2018 Annual Meeting, Election & Scholarship Reception, click here.

To see photos from the Justinian Luncheon Honoring Carl A. Solano, click here.

06-29-2020
Virtual Annual Meeting, Election & Scholarship Announcement
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06-10-2020
News from The Justinian Foundation – 2020 Scholarship Recipient
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06-05-2019
Annual Meeting, Election & Scholarship Reception
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06-18-2018
Annual Meeting, Election & Scholarship Reception
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06-12-2017
Annual Meeting, Election & Scholarship Reception
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06-09-2016
The Justinian Society and Foundation Host 80th Anniversary, Honor the Chairman of Philadelphia Energy Solutions and Present Law School Scholarships
The Justinian Society and Foundation hosted their 80th Anniversary on June 6, 2016, honoring Philip Rinaldi, Chief Executive Officer & Chairman of the Board, Philadelphia Energy Solutions LLC. The Foundation also presented three scholarships to outstanding law student. More...
06-09-2016
The Justinian Society Elects Officers at Annual Meeting
The Justinian Society Annual Meeting and Election was held on June 6, 2016 at Top of the Tower in Philadelphia. More...
07-01-2015
The Justinian Foundation Awards Three Scholarships to Law Students
The Justinian Foundation, which provides scholarships to Italian-American students enrolled in Philadelphia-area law schools, recently presented scholarships totaling $4,500 to three area students. More...
01-22-2013
The Justinian Society and Foundation Announce the Richard F. Furia, Esquire Scholarship Open to Second Year Law School Students
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  December 2020 Justinian Member of the Month
12-01-2020

Nathan J. Andrisani, Esq.
December 2020 Justinian Member of the Month

Nathan J. Andrisani is a Partner at the law firm of Morgan Lewis.

Mr. Andrisani defends organizations and individuals facing government investigations and related litigation. He represents clients in a variety of white-collar criminal matters, False Claims Act (FCA) and qui tam litigation, and other complex government investigations. These include alleged health care fraud and violations of US federal and state anti-kickback, anti-corruption, and commercial bribery statutes, the Sherman Antitrust Act, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), environmental protection laws, US Drug Enforcement Administration regulations, and import/export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

In addition to his criminal and investigative work, Mr. Andrisani counsels clients on US federal and state compliance issues. He regularly conducts antitrust, anti-corruption, and FCPA compliance training seminars for sales and management teams in a range of industries.

Before joining Morgan Lewis, Mr. Andrisani served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office where he prosecuted and tried hundreds of criminal cases involving a wide range of state crimes.

Mr. Andrisani is very active in the community and dedicated to various charitable and philanthropic endeavors, including most recently serving as a member and the chair of the board of directors for Make-A-Wish Philadelphia, Northern Delaware and Susquehanna Valley, and leading Morgan Lewis's annual United Way campaign since 2007.

Una Piccola Conversazione

1. How long have you been a member of the Justinian Society?

Member of the Board of Governors since 2016

2. Why did you join the Justinian Society, and what do you hope to gain from membership?

I joined in honor of and to celebrate my Italian heritage, for the camaraderie of other attorneys who are bringing honor to their own family's immigrant roots and contribute to the Philadelphia bar and our community.

3. What do you love or enjoy most about your job?

Meeting people and solving complex problems.

4. How would you define success?

The health and happiness of my beautiful angels, my daughters, Alexa (23), Olivia (21) and Sophia (18).  Knowing if you died tomorrow, you would have led a life well-lived that made a positive difference in other people's lives.

5. Who or what inspires you?

My wife and my mother inspire me through their individual grit, determination and continued commitment to constantly learning, growing and serving others.

6. If you could choose anyone in history as a mentor, who would you choose and why?

God was kind enough to give me the best mentor – my Pop – without making me choose.

7. Name one valuable lesson you've learned in your life and that you would advise other members to follow?

Approach everything worth doing with passion and enthusiasm.

8. What's something about you (a fun fact) that not many people know?

I am passionate about coaching girls basketball and film game-day videos for the team before each game.

9. What's the last book you read?

John Marshall's "The Final Founder"

10. What's your favorite thing about Philadelphia, i.e., sports team, restaurant, museum, history, music etc.?

The people and the attitude!

 
 
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