Michaella Tassinari joined the Board of Trustees in January 2019. Michaella serves on the Board in her role as Chair of the Young Lawyers Division of the Philadelphia Bar Association.
Michaella works as Claims Litigation Counsel for Robert J. Casey, Jr. & Associates, employees of State Farm. Her work focuses primarily on automobile and premises liability personal injury defense litigation. In 2018, she earned her CPCU designation.
Michaella is a graduate of the University of Delaware (B.A. English, B.A. Communication) and the Villanova University School of Law (J.D.), where she volunteered at the Villanova Health Law Clinic and served as a judicial extern in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware.
Michaella has been very active in the Philadelphia Bar Association. In addition to her current role as Chair of the Young Lawyers Division, she has also served as Co-Chair of the Compulsory Arbitration Committee of the State Civil Litigation Section. Michaella is a member of the Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel. She also serves as Secretary of the Board of Directors for Justice at Work.