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In Memoriam: Victor F. Panieczko

It is with deep sadness that Rawle & Henderson LLP announces the passing of our paralegal Victor F. Panieczko. Victor passed away on Thursday, March 9, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Iwona (nee Saraczewska); his children, Jessica (Matt Rodini) and Michael; his sisters, Janina Pisarczyk, Lucja Lipniarski; and many nieces and nephews.

Victor joined Rawle & Henderson LLP in May 2016. He served as the first Vice President of the Philadelphia Association of Paralegals and Chair of its Technology and Litigation Committees. He was a member of the Greater Philadelphia Law Library Association (GPLLA), where he held the offices of member, Board of Directors, Vice President and President; the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL); South Jersey Paralegal Association; the Jagiellonian Law Society, where he served as acting secretary; and the Philadelphia Bar Association.

Victor earned his paralegal certification in 2010 from Boston University. He earned his A.A.S. with high honors in Paralegal Studies (ABA approved Paralegal Studies Program) from the Community College of Philadelphia in 2015.

He will be missed by everyone here at Rawle & Henderson LLP.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Penn State Thon at https://donate.thon.org or to Make A Wish Foundation, One Valley Square, 512 Township Line Rd., Suite 133, Blue Bell, PA 19422 would be appreciated. 

Members of the paralegal community shared memories of Victor for an article published in the March 16, 2017, Legal Intelligencer. A link to this article is here.