16
November , 2018
Friday

Email This Post Email This Post

2010-11 Officers and newly elected Board of Directors’ members sworn-in at annual meeting

 

 Washington, DC  – NACDL elected and swore in its new Officers and Board of Directors members at its annual conference in Toronto, Canada, on Aug. 14, 2010.

Co-Chair of The Champion Advisory Board and Professor Ellen S. Podgor was awarded the 30th annual Robert C. Heeney Memorial Award, NACDL’s most prestigious honor. She is the LeRoy Highbaugh Sr. Research Chair and Professor of Law at Stetson University College of Law. Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada Beverley McLachlin was awarded the Judicial Recognition Award. And San Antonio, Tex., attorneys Leslie Sara Hyman and Meagan M. Gillette were awarded Champion of Justice Awards.

Election Results are as follows:

Executive Committee

President: Jim E. Lavine (Houston, TX)
President Elect: Lisa M. Wayne (Denver, CO)
First Vice-President: Steven D. Benjamin (Richmond, VA)
Second Vice-President: Jerry J. Cox (Mount Vernon, KY)
Treasurer: Theodore Simon (Philadelphia, PA)
Secretary: E.G. Morris (Austin, TX)
Parliamentarian: Barry J. Pollack (Washington, DC)

Board of Directors

Chris Adams (Atlanta, GA)
Sara Azari (Los Angeles, CA)
Brian H. Bieber (Coral Gables, FL)
Jay Clark (Cincinnati, OH)
Richard S. Jaffe (Birmingham, AL)
Evan A. Jenness (Santa Monica, CA)
Gregory J. Kuykendall (Tucson, AZ)
George H. Newman (Philadelphia, PA)
Timothy P. O’Toole (Washington, DC)
Maria H. Sandoval (San Juan, PR)
Gail Shifman (San Francisco, CA)
Edward J. Ungvarsky (Arlington, VA)
Christopher A. Wellborn (Rock Hill, SC)
Steven M. Wells (Anchorage, AK)
Christie N. Williams (Dallas, TX)
William P. Wolf (Chicago, IL)

Board of Directors Members Christopher Wellborn (Rock Hill, SC) and Jennifer Lynn Thompson (Nashville, TN) were selected to serve on the Executive Committee.

The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers is the preeminent organization advancing the mission of the criminal defense bar to ensure justice and due process for persons accused of crime or wrongdoing. A professional bar association founded in 1958, NACDL’s 10,000-plus direct members in 28 countries – and 90 state, provincial and local affiliate organizations totaling more than 40,000 attorneys – include private criminal defense lawyers, putlic defenders, military defense counsel, law professors and judges committed to preserving fairness and promoting a rational and humane criminal justice system.

You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Recent Comments

Welcome to CopyLine Magazine! The first issue of CopyLine Magazine was published in November, 1990, by Editor & Publisher Juanita Bratcher. CopyLine’s main focus is on the political arena – to inform our readers and analyze many of the pressing issues of the day - controversial or otherwise. Our objectives are clear – to keep you abreast of political happenings and maneuvering in the political arena, by reporting and providing provocative commentaries on various issues. For more about CopyLine Magazine, CopyLine Blog, and CopyLine Television/Video, please visit juanitabratcher.com, copylinemagazine.com, and oneononetelevision.com. Bratcher has been a News/Reporter, Author, Publisher, and Journalist for 33 years. She is the author of six books, including “Harold: The Making of a Big City Mayor” (Harold Washington), Chicago’s first African-American mayor; and “Beyond the Boardroom: Empowering a New Generation of Leaders,” about John Herman Stroger, Jr., the first African-American elected President of the Cook County Board. Bratcher is also a Poet/Songwriter, with 17 records – produced by HillTop Records of Hollywood, California. Juanita Bratcher Publisher

Recent Posts