Shelly R. Pagac, partner in the law firm of Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP, has received the Philip Werner Amram Award given at the Allegheny County Bench-Bar Conference. The Bench-Bar Conference, an annual gathering of over 700 attorneys, judges and justices throughout the state, is dedicated to professional development and to enhancing and improving the justice system in the community. The Amram Award is a truly unique award, and is given in the spirit of the Bench-Bar Conference. The Amram Award recognizes individuals who personify professional excellence and who have demonstrated substantial commitment to the ideals of the Allegheny County Bar Association as well as to the betterment of the greater community. Last year’s recipient was Justice Deborah Todd of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.