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ABA Announces Nominations


CAROLYN B. LAMM
PRESIDENT-ELECT

Carolyn B. Lamm
Photo by Mark Harmel

WHO SHE IS: Partner at White & Case in Washing­ton, D.C. Previously served as assistant director of the commercial litigation branch in the civil division, U.S. Justice Department. Member of ABA House of Delegates since 1982 (serves on Nominating Committee as state delegate for District of Colum­bia). Member of Board of Governors in 2002-05 (chaired Operations Committee in 2004-05). Member of Commission on the World Justice Project; Standing Committee on Membership; ABA Museum of Law Board of Directors. Chaired Young Lawyers Division in 1982-83; Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary in 1995-96; Standing Committee on Scope and Corre­lation of Work in 1996-97. Co-chaired ABA Day in Washington in 2005-06. Past member of Task Force on GATS; Commission on Multidisciplinary Practice; Special Committee on Implementation of the Model Rules of Professional Conduct; and Standing Commit­tees on Constitution and Bylaws, and Association Communications. President of District of Columbia Bar in 1997-98. Received J.D. in 1973 from University of Miami School of Law in Coral Gables, Fla.

WILLIAM C. HUBBARD
CHAIR, HOUSE OF DELEGATES

William C. Hubbard
Photo by Mark Harmel

WHO HE IS: Chairs the business litigation and employment law group at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarbor­ough in Columbia, S.C. Member of ABA House of Delegates in 1988-97 and again since 1999 (serves on Nom­inating Committee as state delegate for South Carolina). Member of House Committee on Issues of Concern to the Legal Profession. Chaired House Committee on Rules and Calendar in 2004-06. Served on Board of Governors in 1991. Chairs Commission on the World Justice Project. Member of American Bar Endowment Board of Directors (president in 2002-04) and American Bar Foundation Board of Directors. Chaired Young Lawyers Division in 1987-88. Chaired Standing Commit­tee on Association Commu­nications in 1992-95. Past member of Standing Com­mittee on the Federal Judiciary; Special Committee on Governance; Special Coordinating Committee on Professionalism. Chaired University of South Carolina Board of Trustees in 1996-2000. Received J.D. in 1977 from University of South Carolina School of Law in Columbia.


STEPHEN L. TOBER
DISTRICT 1

Stephen Tober
Photo by Tracy Powell

WHO HE IS: Founding member of Tober Law Offices in Portsmouth, N.H. Member of ABA House of Delegates in 1994-2006. Chaired House Committee on Credentials and Admis­sions in 2000-02 and 2004-06, and House Committee on Technology and Com­mu­nications in 2005-06. Chaired Standing Commit­tee on the Federal Judiciary in 2005-06. President of New Hampshire Bar Associa­tion in 1988-89. Received J.D. in 1974 from Syracuse University Col­­lege of Law in New York. (District 1 encompasses Maine, New Hamp­shire, Rhode Island and Vermont.)






W. ANTHONY JENKINS
DISTRICT 2

W. Anthony Jenkins
Photo by Mark Harmel

WHO HE IS: Member of Dickin­son Wright in Detroit. Member of ABA House of Delegates since 1998 (serves on Nominat­ing Committee as state del­egate for Michigan). Member of House Committee on Rules and Calendar in 2002-04 and again since 2007. Member of Stand­ing Committee on Judicial Indepen­dence. Chaired Standing Committee on Group and Prepaid Legal Services in 2002-06. Past member of Commis­sion on Multijurisdictional Practice and Coalition on Justice Initiatives. Received law degree from New York University School of Law (admitted to practice in 1981). (District 2 encompasses Connecticut, Massachu­setts and Michigan.)





ROBERT N. WEINER
DISTRICT 4

Robert N. Weiner
Photo by Mark Harmel

WHO HE IS: Partner at Arnold & Porter in Wash­ington, D.C. In 1997-98, served as White House senior counsel. Member of ABA House of Delegates since 1994. Member of Commission on Women in the Pro­fession. Council member for Section of Individ­ual Rights and Responsi­bil­ities. Chaired Standing Com­mittee on Pro Bono and Public Service in 1999-2002. President of District of Columbia Bar in 1995-96. Received J.D. in 1977 from Yale Law School in New Haven, Conn. (District 4 encompasses the District of Columbia and Virginia.)






HOWARD H. VOGEL
DISTRICT 6

Howard H. Vogel
Photo by Mark Harmel

WHO HE IS: Partner at O’Neil, Parker and Wil­liamson in Knoxville, Tenn. Member of ABA House of Delegates since 1983 (serves on Nom­inating Committee as state delegate for Tennessee). Chaired House Committee on Scope and Correlation of Work in 1997-98. Served previously on Board of Governors in 1985-88. Member of advisory panel for Com­mission on the World Justice Project. Chaired Standing Committees on Meetings and Travel in 1990-92, and Public Education in 1996-97. Chaired Task Force on Outreach to the Public in 1988-89. Past chair of Commission on Public Understand­ing About the Law. Past member of ABA Journal Board of Editors and Standing Committee on Constitu­tion and Bylaws. Council member for Section of Litigation in 1984-85 and Young Lawyers Division in 1981-83. President of Tennessee Bar Association in 1995-96 and Knoxville Bar Association in 1993. Received J.D. in 1974 from University of Ten­nessee College of Law in Knoxville. (District 6 encompasses Georgia, Louisiana and Tennessee.)

CRAIG A. ORRAJ
DISTRICT 12

Craig A. Orraj
Photo by Mark Harmel

WHO HE IS: Managing attorney of the Law Offices of Craig A. Orraj in Albu­querque, N.M. Council member for the ABA Young Lawyers Division in 1996-99. Will become president of the State Bar of New Mexico in July. Received J.D. in 1988 from James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona in Tucson. (District 12 encompasses Arkansas, Iowa, Kan­sas and New Mexico.)









LEE S. KOLCZUN
GENERAL PRACTICE, SOLO AND SMALL FIRM DIVISION

Lee S. Kolczun
Photo by Mark Harmel

WHO HE IS: Founding part­ner at Lee S. Kolczun Co. in Sheffield Vil­lage, Ohio. Member of ABA House of Delegates since 2005. Member of Council of the Fund for Justice and Education and Commission on Second Season of Ser­vice. Chaired General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Division in 2004-05. Received J.D. in 1975 from Case Western Reserve University Law School in Cleveland.








MITCHELL A. ORPETT
TORT TRIAL AND INSURANCE PRACTICE SECTION

Mitchell A. Orpett
Photo by Mark Harmel

WHO HE IS: Director of Tribler Orpett & Meyer in Chicago. Member of ABA House of Delegates since 2005. Member of House Committee on Scope and Correlation of Work. Mem­ber of Special Committee on Bioethics and the Law. Chaired Standing Com­mittee on Con­tinuing Legal Education in 1998-2001. Past member of Standing Committee on Law­yers’ Professional Liability and Presidential Task Force on Billable Hours. Chaired Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section in 2000-01 and Section Officers Conference in 2003-05. Received J.D. in 1978 from University of Illinois College of Law in Champaign.





RICHARD A. SODEN
MINORITY MEMBER-AT-LARGE

Richard A. Soden
Photo by Mark Harmel

WHO HE IS: Counsel at Goodwin Procter in Boston. Member of ABA House of Delegates since 1995. Member of Center for Racial and Ethnic Diver­sity. Chaired Standing Committee on Bar Activi­ties and Services in 1998-2000 and Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs in 2004-07. President of Boston Bar Association in 1994-95. Past president of Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association. Received J.D. in 1970 from Boston University School of Law.







LAUREN STILLER RIKLEEN
WOMAN MEMBER-AT-LARGE

Lauren Stiller
Photo by Mark Harmel

WHO SHE IS: Part­ner at Bowditch & Dewey in Framing­ham, Mass., and executive director of Bowditch Institute for Women’s Success, which provides consulting support for female lawyers on career issues and law firms seeking to create better work environments for professional women. Mem­ber of the ABA House of Dele­gates in 1999-2000. Member of ABA Commission on Women in the Profession. President of Boston Bar Association in 1998-99. Received J.D. in 1979 from Boston College Law School.






JONATHAN W. WOLFE
YOUNG LAWYER MEMBER-AT-LARGE

Jonathan W. Wolfe
Photo by Mark Harmel

WHO HE IS: Partner at Skoloff & Wolfe in Living­ston, N.J. Member of ABA House of Delegates since 2004. Vice-chair of Tech­nology Oversight Commit­tee in Section of Family Law and chair of Family Law Commit­tee in General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Division. Past director of Young Lawyers Division and past member of advisory panel to Commission on Lawyer Assistance Pro­grams. Received J.D. in 2001 from New York University School of Law.

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