The Justinian Society is an educational, non-profit organization comprising of attorneys, judges and law students of Italian-ancestry.
The Justinian Society was founded in the year 1935 in Philadelphia, by forty-seven attorneys of Italian ancestry.
Qualifications for membership in the Society are:
- Italian ancestry,
- affiliation with a Bar of any state and in good standing, or
- a law student enrolled in an accredited Law School.
The application for membership requires sponsorship by two members of the Society.
The purpose of society is to:
- Foster a spirit of good fellowship and mutual cooperation among its members;
- Maintain the honor and dignity required of the legal profession;
- Maintain a high standard of ethical conduct among its members and with other members of the bar;
- Promote and encourage the more profound study of the law, the due administration of justice and reform in the law;
- Coordinate society’s efforts in the discharge of civil and professional responsibilities to the community;
- support highly qualified Justinians for public office, including judiciary.
1205 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107