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The following persons accredited to the states of Arizona and South Carolina have filed petitions making nominations for the office of State Delegate. The term is for three years commencing at the adjournment of the 2008 Annual Meeting. The name of each contested nominee and the names of 25 signers of his/her petition are published below in accordance with § 6.3(b) of the Constitution of the American Bar Association.


DANIEL JOSEPH McAULIFFE of Phoenix. Nominated by: John J. Bouma, Patricia Lee Refo, Don Bivens, Barbara Dawson, James R. Condo, Barry David Halpern, Jennifer P. Nore, Jeffrey L. Willis, David B. Rosenbaum, Debra A. Hill, Brett L. Dunkelman, Geoffrey M.T. Sturr, Thomas L. Hudson, Jean-Jacques Cabou, Timothy J. Burke, Ray K. Harris, Robert D. Anderson, Susan Stone Rosenfield, Roger Ted Hargrove, John P. Torgenson, J. Christopher Gooch, Scott J. Shelley, Scott L. Altes, Thomas D. Ulreich-Power and Douglas C. Northup.

LONNIE J. WILLIAMS of Phoenix. Nominated by: Daniel Stoops, Tom Slutes, Daniel G. Dowd, Philip Robbins, Jon E. Pettibone, D. Burr Udall, James R. Broening, Gary L. Birnbaum, Richard Davis, Kenneth J. Sherk, John D. Everroad, Roger T. Hargrove, Phillip F. Fargotstein, Jeffrey Messing, Peter G. Santin, William R. Hayden, Rebecca Winterscheidt, Lisa M. Coulter, Paul Giancola, Michael Scott Redhair, Mark I. Harrison, Manuel H. Cairo, William R. Hayden, Monica A. Limon-Wynn and Bahar Schippel.


I.S. LEEVY JOHNSON of Columbia. Nominated by: William C. Hubbard, Pamela J. Roberts, Clarence Davis, Kaymani D. West, Frank B.B. Knowlton, Thad H. Westbrook, Anthony C. Hayes, George C. Johnson, William T. Toal, Lanneau W.M. Lambert, Jr., William Pope, Henry S. Smythe, Jr., C. Allen Gibson, Jr., J. Ruthledge Young, Leah B. Moody, Lana Sims, Mark W. Buyck, Jr., W. Lewis Burke, Daniel B. White, Mary E. Sharp, D. Andrew Williams, Steven W. Ouzts, Stephen A. Husman, John E. Cuttino and David Cox.

MARY FACKLER SHAVIO of Charleston. Nominated by: Donald L. McCune, Frederick C. Baker, John D. Hurst, T. David Hoyle, Benjamin D. Cunningham, Marlon E. Kimpson, Caroline A. Bernard, Elizabeth Claire Xidis, Justin B. Kaplan, Robert T. Haefele, Samuel B. Cothran, Jr., William E. Applegate IV, John E. Guerry III, John E. Herrick, Suzanne Lafleur Klok, Martha H. Rhodes, Desiree M. Nemec, Jeanette M. Gilbert, Lance Oliver, Michael E. Elsner, Jodi W. Flowers, Joseph F. Rice, V. Brian Bevon, Frederick J. Jekel and Scott A. McGee.

Board of Elections

Hon. Gerry Lee Alexander

Jack B. Middleton

Louise Michaux Gonzales


According to § 6.3(a) of the American Bar Association Constitution, if only one valid nominating petition has been filed in a state where a State Delegate Election is being held, the Board of Elections shall certify to the House of Delegates that the sole nominee is elected. The Board certified the results in the uncontested states on Wednesday, December 19, 2007. The following State Delegates will serve three-year terms commencing at the adjournment of the 2008 Annual Meeting.

State / Candidate

Connecticut / Alice A. Bruno

District of Columbia / Carolyn B. Lamm

Illinois / Robert A. Clifford

Iowa / David L. Brown

Michigan / Reginald M. Turner J Jr.

Mississippi / David Wright Clark

Montana / Robert M. Carlson

Maine / Ralph W. Austin

Nebraska / David S. Houghton

New Jersey / Thomas R. Curtin

Oklahoma / Jimmy Goodman

Puerto Rico / Armando Lasa-Ferrer

South Dakota / Robert B. Frieberg

Texas / Eduardo Roberto Rodriguez

Washington / Paula E. Boggs

Wyoming / Timothy J. Kirven


Hon. Gerry Lee Alexander

Jack B. Middleton

Louise Michaux Gonzales


The Constitution and Bylaws of the American Bar Association may be amended only at the ABA Annual Meeting upon action of the House of Delegates. The next Annual Meeting of the House of Delegates will be August 7-12, 2008 in New York, New York.

Proposals to amend either the Constitution or Bylaws may be submitted by any ABA member. It is preferable that proposals be submitted in the form of a memorandum that details the purpose and effect of the proposal.

In order to be considered at the 2008 Annual Meeting, a proposed amendment must be received by the Division for Policy Administration at the American Bar Center on or before Friday, March 14, 2008. This deadline is essential in order to allow time for proposed amendments to be considered by the Standing Committee on Constitution and Bylaws.

Exact language will be drafted by the Standing Committee on Constitution and Bylaws and submitted to the sponsors for approval. This procedure will ensure that all amendments that are approved conform to style required by the rules.

Articles 12 and 13 of the Constitution require that notice of proposed amendments must be given to all ABA members at least 30 days in advance of the meeting at which the amendments are to be considered. Therefore, proposed amendments will be published in the July 2008 issue of the ABA Journal. The proponent or his or her designee must be in attendance to present the amendment for debate by the House of Delegates at the meeting at which the proposal will be considered.

Copies of Article 12, concerning amendment of the Bylaws, and Article 13, concerning amendment of the Constitution, will be provided to any member upon request to the Division for Policy Administration at the American Bar Center, 321 N. Clark Street, 21st Floor, Chicago, Illinois 60610.

Armando Lasa-Ferrer



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