ABA Notices

April-May 2021 ABA Notices

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For more official ABA notices, please visit ABAJournal.com in May.

STATE DELEGATE VACANCY ELECTIONS (ALABAMA AND PENNSYLVANIA)

Pursuant to Section 6.3(e) of the association’s Constitution, the states of Alabama and Pennsylvania will hold elections to fill the state delegate positions that will become available due to the nominations of Jennifer “Ginger” Busby of Alabama and Thomas G. Wilkinson Jr., of Pennsylvania to the Board of Governors. The deadline for filing petitions is Friday, May 7. Petitions must be filed electronically at [email protected] The Board of Elections will certify the election results, and the unexpired term will commence at the end of the 2021 annual meeting and will expire at the conclusion of the 2022 annual meeting. Go to ambar.org/AL-PASTDELVACANCY for petition instructions and procedures. Contact the ABA Policy and Planning Division/[email protected] if you are interested in filing and would like to obtain a petition or if you have questions.

ACTION OF THE NOMINATING COMMITTEE AT THE 2021 MIDYEAR MEETING

In accordance with Section 9.1 of the ABA Constitution, the House of Delegates Nominating Committee, at its meeting on Feb. 20, nominated Deborah Enix-Ross of New York for president-elect (2021-2022) and individuals as members of the Board of Governors (2021-2024). For the list of all the nominees, go to ambar.org/NomCtteActions.

2021 DELEGATE-AT-LARGE ELECTION

Pursuant to Section 6.5 of the ABA Constitution, six delegates-at-large to the House of Delegates will be elected at the 2021 ABA Annual Meeting for three-year terms beginning with the adjournment of that meeting and ending with the adjournment of the 2024 annual meeting. Candidates for election as delegate-at-large are to be nominated by written petition. The deadline for filing nominating petitions for the 2021 election is Wednesday, May 19. Go to ambar.org/delegate-at-large for rules and procedures.

GOAL III MEMBERS-AT-LARGE ON THE NOMINATING COMMITTEE

The ABA president will appoint one Goal III LGBT member-at-large, one Goal III minority member-at-large and one Goal III woman member-at-large to the Nominating Committee for the 2021-2024 term. These appointments will be made from nominations from the diversity commissions, sections, divisions and forums; state and local bar associations; and the membership at large. If you are interested in submitting a nomination or have questions, contact Leticia Spencer at 312-988-5160 or [email protected] by Monday, May 10.

2021 Delegate-at-Large Vacancy

Due to the passing of Pamela A. Bresnahan of Maryland, a Delegate-at-Large vacancy will exist. To fill the vacancy, pursuant to Section 6.5(c) of the ABA Constitution, one Delegate-at-Large to the House of Delegates will also be elected at the 2021 Annual Meeting for the unexpired term beginning with the adjournment of that meeting and ending with the adjournment of the 2023 Annual Meeting. Candidates for election as Delegate-at-Large are to be nominated by written petition. The deadline for filing nominating petitions for the 2021 Delegate-at-Large Vacancy Election is Wednesday, May 19. Petitions must be filed electronically at [email protected] Contact the ABA Policy and Planning Division/[email protected] if you are interested in filing and would like to obtain a petition or if you have questions. Go to ambar.org/2021DALVacancy for rules and procedures.

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