By: KDKA-TV News Staff

HARRISBURG (KDKA) – The president of the Pennsylvania Bar Association has resigned amid charges of patronizing prostitutes.

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Attorney David Schwager is facing one misdemeanor prostitution charge.

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His resignation means that the association’s president-elect takes over early.

Philadelphia attorney Kathleen Wilkinson will now assume the role.

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Schwager is set to have a preliminary hearing on June 15.