Public service, through volunteer work and public advocacy, have always been important Mr. Brennan. He will continue with that committment to service as a member of Doylestown Borough Council.
This past fall, Mr. Brennan spent much of free time walking through Doylestown speaking with his neighbors about the issues important to them in the hopes of becoming a member of Doylestown Borough Council.
He was successful in his November election and was elected by a margin of 457 to 357. Today he will be sworn in for a four (4) year term as a member of Doylestown Council. The meeting will be at 7:00 pm at Doylestown Borough Hall at 57 West Court Street, Doylestown, PA 18901.
Mr. Brennan will serve as Chairman of the Zoning & Planning Committee and also as a member of the Public Works & Administration and Finance & Pension Committees. It will be his first elected office.
Interesting, his mother was also elected for the first time to public office on the same day and will be sworn in today as well as a member of Borough Council in Saint Clair, Pennsylvania.
Mr. Brennan noted, “I am excited to get to work, this is unique place to call home and I hope to continue the progress the borough has made. Public service, through volunteer work and public advocacy, has always been important to me; I absolutely appreciate the support I have received and this opportunity to serve. I appreciate your confidence and hope to make you proud.” He also joked, “after a decade as a municipal solicitor, sometimes through long meetings giving only advice, I am also excited to finally have a vote.”
Mr. Brennan is a graduate of Ursinus College, where he received his Bachelor of Arts with a double major and a double minor. He then graduated from Widener University School of Law, where he received a certification in law and government and graduated cum laude. He also studied international law at Trinity College in Ireland and Charles University in the Czech Republic.
He has been a municipal solicitor for over a decade, having been involved in nearly all aspects of local government. He has his own law firm that handles a number of different fields of practice. He was selected to the 2012 through 2016 Rising Stars list by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® and has was featured in Philadelphia magazine. In 2015 he was named to the “Top One Percent” of Attorneys by the National Association of Distinguished Council. He was recently appointed as a Senior Hearing Panel Member for the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.
He volunteers for a number of charitable, legal, political, religious and community organizations and has served as an Adjunct Professor of politics.