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George B. Dawson

George B. Dawson was confirmed by the Senate on Oct. 14, 2014 to serve on the PA Human Relations Commission.

He has served as Delaware County’s deputy district attorney since 2013, overseeing the office’s Anti-violence and Insurance Fraud Units. He participates in the office’s community outreach and is a member of the county’s Heroin Taskforce.
An attorney specializing in domestic relations, personal injury and contract dispute litigation, he has run a private law practice in Holmes, Delaware County since 2002. He represents Chester Upland School District as special counsel in student disciplinary and truancy matters.
Prior to serving in the DA’s office, he represented indigent parents in matters involving Children and Youth Services in Master, Juvenile and Orphan’s Courts.
He has also practiced with the law firms of Margolis Edelstein and Richard Craig Krause & Associates in Philadelphia.
Dawson was elected school board director for Ridley School District in 2006 and currently serves in that position.
He has been admitted to practice before United States District Court, United States Tax Court and the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.
He is a member of Delaware County Bar Association, Pennsylvania School Board Association and the National School Board Association.
Dawson is a cum laude graduate of Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan, and earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration at King’s College in Wilkes-Barre.
His term will expire Oct. 14, 2019.