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Alabama

William T. Coplin, Jr., Esq.
Law Office of William T. Coplin, Jr.
PO Box 987
Demopolis, AL 36732
Business Main Phone: (334) 289-3880
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Alaska

Lynn M. Allingham, Esq.
Allingham Law Offices
P.O. Box 102004
Anchorage, AK 99510-2004
Business Main Phone: (907) 272-3081 | Business Direct Phone: (907) 222-4245 | Fax: (907) 272-3061
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Margaret D. Stock, Esq.
Cascadia Cross Border Law Group LLC
4141 B Street Suite 205
Anchorage, AK 99503-5940
Business Main Phone: (360) 671-5945 | Business Direct Phone: (907) 242-5800
Email: | Website: Visit website

Arizona

Janet E. Belkin, Esq.
1024 E. Camino Diestro
Tucson, AZ 85704-7695
Business Main Phone: (520) 395-0489 | Fax: (520) 742-1774
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C. Bradley Vynalek, Esq.
Quarles & Brady LLP
One Renaissance Square
2 N. Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85004-2322
Business Main Phone: (602) 229-5261
Email: | Website: Visit website

Arkansas

Sherry P. Bartley, Esq.
Mitchell Williams
425 W. Capitol Avenue Suite 1800
Little Rock, AR 72201-3525
Business Main Phone: (501) 688-8860 | Fax: (501) 688-8807
Email: | Website: Visit website

California

Gregory M. Bergman, Esq.
Bergman Dacey Goldsmith
10880 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 900
Los Angeles, CA 90024-4110
Business Main Phone: (310) 470-6110
Email: | Website: Visit website

Deanna J. Flores, Esq.
KPMG LLP
4747 Executive Drive Suite 600
San Diego, CA 92121-3100
Business Direct Phone: (858) 750-7340 | Fax: (858) 430-9634
Email: | Website: Visit website

Joan M. Haratani, Esq.
Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
Spear Street Tower
1 Market Plaza
San Francisco, CA 94105-1101
Business Direct Phone: (415) 442-1262
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Honorable Joan K. Irion
4th Appellate District Court of Appeals
750 B Street Suite 300
San Diego, CA 92101-8173
Business Main Phone: (619) 645-2737
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Wilma J. Pinder, Esq.
1734 Buckingham Road
Los Angeles, CA 90019-5905
Business Direct Phone: (323) 737-3291 | Fax: (323) 734-6377
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Pauline A. Weaver, Esq.
Law Office of Pauline Weaver
39270 Paseo Padre Parkway #256
Fremont, CA 94538-1616
Business Main Phone: (510) 468-1753
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Steven O. Weise, Esq.
Proskauer Rose LLP
2049 Century Park E. Suite 3200
Los Angeles, CA 90067-3206
Business Main Phone: (310) 284-4515
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Colorado

Howard Kenison, Esq.
Lindquist & Vennum, PLLP
600 17th Street Suite 1800 South
Denver, CO 80202-5402
Business Main Phone: (303) 573-5900 | Business Direct Phone: (303) 454-0505
Email: | Website: Visit website

Connecticut

Dean Timothy S. Fisher
University of Connecticut School of Law
55 Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105-2200
Business Main Phone: (860) 570-5127
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Delaware

Anne Shea Gaza, Esq.
Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP
1 Rodney Square
1000 N. King Street
Wilmington, DE 19801-3335
Business Main Phone: (302) 571-6600 | Business Direct Phone: (302) 571-6727
Email: | Website: Visit website

District of Columbia

Susan M. Hoffman, Esq.
Crowell & Moring, LLP
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W. Floor 10
Washington, DC 20004-2595
Business Main Phone: (202) 624-2591
Email: | Website: Visit website

Darrell G. Mottley, Esq.
Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
1100 13th Street N.W. Suite 1200
Washington, DC 20005-4051
Business Main Phone: (202) 824-3142
Email: | Website: Visit website

Paul M. Smith, Esq.
Georgetown University School of Law
600 New Jersey Avenue N.W.
Washington, DC 20001-2022
Business Main Phone: (202) 662-9000 | Fax: (202) 661-4948
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Florida

Suzanne E. Gilbert, Esq.
Holland & Knight LLP
200 S. Orange Avenue Suite 2600
Orlando, FL 32801-3461
Business Main Phone: (407) 244-1142 | Fax: (407) 244-5288
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Neal R. Sonnett, Esq.
2 S. Biscayne Boulevard Suite 2600
Miami, FL 33131-1819
Business Main Phone: (305) 358-2000
Email: | Website: Visit website

Georgia

Glenn P. Hendrix, Esq.
Arnall Golden Gregory LLP
171 17th Street N.W. Suite 2100
Atlanta, GA 30363-1031
Business Main Phone: (404) 873-8692
Email: | Website: Visit website

Angela M. Hinton, Esq.
City of Atlanta - Law Department
55 Trinity Avenue S.W. Suite 1790
Atlanta, GA 30303-3549
Business Main Phone: (404) 330-6499
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Hawaii

Richard Turbin, Esq.
Turbin Chu Heidt
737 Bishop Street Suite 2730
Honolulu, HI 96813-3202
Business Main Phone: (808) 528-4000 | Fax: (808) 599-1984
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Idaho

Deborah A. Ferguson, Esq.
Ferguson Durham, PLLC
223 N. 6th Street Suite 325
Boise, ID 83702-6046
Business Main Phone: (208) 345-5183
Email: | Website: Visit website

J. Walter Sinclair, Esq.
Holland & Hart LLP
800 W. Main Street Suite 1750
Boise, ID 83702-5974
Business Main Phone: (208) 342-5000 | Business Direct Phone: (208) 383-3928
Email: | Website: Visit website

Illinois

Robert A. Clifford, Esq.
Clifford Law Offices
120 N. LaSalle Street Suite 3100
Chicago, IL 60602-2892
Business Main Phone: (312) 899-9090 | Fax: (312) 977-9922
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George R. Ripplinger, Jr., Esq.
Ripplinger & Zimmer
2215 W. Main Street
Belleville, IL 62226-6668
Business Main Phone: (618) 234-2440 | Fax: (618) 234-6728
Email: | Website: Visit website

Indiana

Melissa J. Avery, Esq.
Broyles Kight & Ricafort, PC
8250 Haverstick Road Suite 100
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Business Main Phone: (317) 571-3600
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Professor Charles G. Geyh
IU Bloomington Maurer School of Law
211 S. Indiana Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47405-7001
Business Main Phone: (812) 855-3210
Email:

International

Professor Isabella Danuta Bunn
Regent's Park College
University of Oxford
Pusey Street
Oxford, United Kingdom OX1 1LB

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Steven M. Richman, Esq.
Clark Hill PLC
210 Carnegie Center Suite 102
Princeton, NJ 08540-6233
Business Main Phone: (609) 785-2900 | Business Direct Phone: (609) 785-2911
Email: | Website: Visit website

W. Brian Rose, Esq.
116 E. 68th Street Apartment 6B
New York, NY 10065-5995

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Iowa

David L. Brown, Esq.
Hansen McClintock & Riley
US Bank Building
520 Walnut Street Floor 5
Des Moines, IA 50309-4119
Business Main Phone: (515) 244-2141
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Kansas

Anne E. Burke, Esq.
Burke McClasky Stevens
9401 Indian Creek Parkway Suite 220
Overland Park, KS 66210-2007
Business Direct Phone: (913) 242-7522 | Fax: (913) 242-7517
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Edward J. Nazar, Esq.
Hinkle Law Firm, LLC
301 North Main Suite 2000
Wichita, KS 67202-4820
Business Main Phone: (316) 267-2000
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Kentucky

Gerald R. Toner, Esq.
O'Bryan, Brown & Toner, PLLC
401 S. 4th Street Suite 2200
Louisville, KY 40202-3440
Business Main Phone: (502) 585-4700
Email: | Website: Visit website

Louisiana

Patricia A. Garcia, Esq.
Law Offices of Patricia A. Garcia
P.O. Box 19242
New Orleans, LA 70179-0242
Business Main Phone: (504) 288-3539 | Fax: (504) 288-4569
Email: | Website: Visit website

Frank X. Neuner, Jr., Esq.
Neuner Pate
1001 W. Pinhook Road Suite 200
Lafayette, LA 70503-2451
Business Main Phone: (337) 272-0311
Email: | Website: Visit website

Maine

Peter Bennett, Esq.
Bennett Law Firm PA
P.O. Box 7799
Portland, ME 04112-7799
Business Main Phone: (207) 773-4775
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Maryland

Ava E. Lias-Booker, Esq.
McGuireWoods LLP
7 Saint Paul Street Suite 1000
Baltimore, MD 21202-1671
Business Main Phone: (410) 659-4430 | Fax: (410) 659-4558
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Angela W. Russell, Esq.
Wilson Elser
500 E. Pratt Street Suite 600
Baltimore, MD 21202-3173
Business Main Phone: (410) 539-1800
Email:

Massachusetts

Alice E. Richmond, Esq.
Richmond Pauly & Ault
39 Brimmer Street
Boston, MA 02108-1001
Business Main Phone: (617) 523-8187 | Fax: (617) 723-8474
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Lauren Stiller Rikleen, Esq.
Rikleen Institute for Strategic Leadership
87 Sears Road
Wayland, MA 01778
Business Main Phone: (508) 259-3500
Email: | Website: Visit website

Marilyn J. Wellington, Esq.
Board of Bar Examiners
Edward W Brooke Courthouse
24 New Chardon Street Floor 1
Boston, MA 02114-4703
Business Main Phone: (617) 482-4466 | Business Direct Phone: (617) 788-3590 | Fax: (617) 542-5943
Email: | Website: Visit website

Michigan

Peter M. Kellett, Esq.
Dykema Gossett PLLC
400 Renaissance Center
Detroit, MI 48243
Business Main Phone: (313) 568-6668
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Steven F. Stapleton, Esq.
Clark Hill, PLC
200 Ottawa Avenue N.W. Suite 500
Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2426
Business Direct Phone: (616) 608-1145 | Fax: (616) 608-1169
Email:

Minnesota

Honorable John R. Tunheim
U.S. District Court of Minnesota
300 S. 4th Street Suite 15
Minneapolis, MN 55415-2250
Business Direct Phone: (612) 664-5080
Email:

Honorable Mary R. Vasaly
Hennepin County District Court
300 South Sixth Street
C-1024 Hennepin Government Center
Minneapolis, MN 55487-0001
Business Direct Phone: (612) 348-0087
Email:

Mississippi

W. Scott Welch III, Esq.
W. Scott Welch Lawyer & Mediator, PLLC
602 Steed Road Suite 100
Ridgeland, MS 39157-9416
Business Main Phone: (601) 946-2251
Email:

Missouri

Dana T. Cutler, Esq.
James W. Tippin & Associates
21 W. Gregory Boulevard
Kansas City, MO 64114-1105
Business Main Phone: (816) 471-8575
Email:

Professor R. Lawrence Dessem
3200 Westcreek Circle
Columbia, MO 65203-0904

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Amy Collignon Gunn, Esq.
The Simon Law Firm, P.C.
800 Market Street Suite 1700
Saint Louis, MO 63101-2506
Business Main Phone: (314) 241-2929 | Fax: (314) 241-2029
Email: | Website: Visit website

Montana

Damon L. Gannett, Esq.
Gannett Law Firm
P.O. Box 1375
Billings, MT 59103-1375
Business Main Phone: (406) 245-6330
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Honorable Leslie Halligan
4th Judicial District Court
200 W. Broadway Street
Missoula, MT 59802-4216
Business Main Phone: (406) 258-3461 | Business Direct Phone: (406) 830-7299
Email:

J. Anthony Patterson, Jr., Esq.
Kalispell Regional Healthcare
310 Sunnyview Lane
Kalispell, MT 59901-3129
Business Main Phone: (406) 249-5671 | Business Direct Phone: (406) 751-4175
Email:

Nebraska

Marsha E. Fangmeyer, Esq.
Knapp Fangmeyer Aschwege Besse & Marsh PC
1323 Central Avenue
Kearney, NE 68847-6869
Business Main Phone: (308) 236-6441
Email:

Nevada

Daniel F. Polsenberg, Esq.
Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP
3993 Howard Hughes Parkway Suite 600
Las Vegas, NV 89169-5996
Business Main Phone: (702) 474-2616
Email:

New Hampshire

Jennifer L. Parent, Esq.
McLane Graf Raulerson & Middleton
City Hall Plaza
900 Elm Street
Manchester, NH 03101-2007
Business Main Phone: (603) 625-6464
Email:

New Jersey

Susan A. Feeney, Esq.
McCarter & English, LLP
100 Mulberry Street
4 Gateway Center
Newark, NJ 07102-4062
Business Main Phone: (973) 639-2087 | Business Direct Phone: (973) 622-4444 | Fax: (973) 624-7070
Email: | Website: Visit website

Justin P. Walder, Esq.
Walder Hayden & Brogan, P.A.
21 Main Street Suite 200
Hackensack, NJ 07601-7080
Business Main Phone: (973) 992-5300
Email:

New Mexico

Professor Peter A. Winograd
University of New Mexico School of Law
1 University of New Mexico Msc 11-6070
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
Business Main Phone: (505) 277-3948 | Business Direct Phone: (505) 277-3948
Email:

New York

Kenneth G. Standard, Esq.
Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
250 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10177-0001
Business Direct Phone: (212) 351-4670
Email:

Honorable Elizabeth Snow Stong
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
Eastern District of New York
271 Cadman Plaza E.
Brooklyn, NY 11201-1820
Business Main Phone: (347) 394-1862 | Fax: (347) 394-1865
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North Carolina

James K. Dorsett III, Esq.
Smith, Anderson, Blount, Dorsett, Mitchell & Jernigan, LLP
P.O. Box 2611
Raleigh, NC 27602-2611
Business Main Phone: (919) 821-6649
Email: | Website: Visit website

North Dakota

Honorable James S. Hill
South Central Judicial District Court
P.O. Box 219
Mandan, ND 58554-0219
Business Main Phone: (701) 667-3357
Email:

Ohio

Jose C. Feliciano, Esq.
BakerHostetler
127 Public Square Suite 2000
Cleveland, OH 44114-1214
Business Main Phone: (216) 861-7827
Email:

H. Ritchey Hollenbaugh, Esq.
Carlile Patchen & Murphy LLP
366 E. Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43215-3819
Business Main Phone: (614) 228-6135
Email:

Oklahoma

John B. Heatly, Esq.
Fellers Snider et al
100 N. Broadway Avenue Suite 1700
Oklahoma City, OK 73102-8820
Business Main Phone: (405) 239-7254 | Fax: (405) 232-9659
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James T. Stuart, Esq.
Stuart Clover Duran Thomas & VorndranĀ LLP
P.O. Box 1925
Shawnee, OK 74802-1925
Business Main Phone: (405) 275-0700 | Fax: (405) 275-6805
Email: | Website: Visit website

Oregon

Laura Caldera Taylor, Esq.
Bullivant Houser Bailey PC
888 S.W. 5th Avenue Suite 300
Portland, OR 97204-2089
Business Main Phone: (503) 499-4602
Email:

Pennsylvania

Mitchell L. Bach, Esq.
Eckert Seamans
Two Liberty Place
50 S 16th Street
50 S. 16th Street Floor 22
Philadelphia, PA 19102-2523
Business Main Phone: (215) 851-8400 | Business Direct Phone: (215) 851-8466 | Fax: (215) 851-8383
Email:

Professor Amelia H. Boss
Drexel University School of Law
3320 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Business Main Phone: (215) 571-4729 | Fax: (215) 571-4763
Email:

Puerto Rico

Ricardo F. Casellas, Esq.
Casellas Alcover & Burgos PSC
P.O. Box 364924
San Juan, PR 00936-4924
Business Main Phone: (787) 777-6323
Email:

Rhode Island

Patrick Augustus Guida, Esq.
Duffy & Sweeney Ltd
1 Financial Plaza Floor 18
Providence, RI 02903
Business Main Phone: (401) 455-0700 | Business Direct Phone: (401) 457-1811
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Thomas W. Lyons III, Esq.
Strauss Factor Laing & Lyons
1 Davol Square Suite 3
Providence, RI 02903-4757
Business Main Phone: (401) 456-0700 | Business Direct Phone: (401) 456-0709 | Fax: (401) 421-4730
Email: | Website: Visit website

South Carolina

Pamela J. Roberts, Esq.
Bowman and Brooke LLP
1441 Main Street Suite 1200
Columbia, SC 29201-2897
Business Main Phone: (803) 726-7423
Email: | Website: Visit website

South Dakota

Robert E. Hayes, Esq.
Davnport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith
P.O. Box 1030
Sioux Falls, SD 57101-1030
Business Main Phone: (605) 336-2880 | Fax: (605) 335-3639
Email:

Tennessee

Daniel W. Van Horn, Esq.
Butler Snow LLP
6075 Poplar Avenue Suite 500
Memphis, TN 38119-0102
Business Main Phone: (901) 680-7331
Email:

Texas

Honorable Douglas S. Lang
Court of Appeals 5th District Dallas
George L. Allen, Sr. Courts Bldg.
600 Commerce Street Suite 200
Dallas, TX 75202-6631
Business Direct Phone: (214) 712-3448 | Fax: (214) 745-1083
Email:

Scott F. Partridge, Esq.
Baker Botts L.L.P.
One Shell Plaza
910 Louisiana Street
Houston, TX 77002-4916
Business Main Phone: (713) 229-1569 | Fax: (713) 229-7769
Email:

Utah

Paul T. Moxley, Esq.
Cohne Kinghorn
111 E. Broadway Floor 11
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Business Main Phone: (801) 363-4300
Email:

Vermont

Frank H. Langrock, Esq.
Langrock Sperry & Wool, LLP
PO Box 351
Middlebury, VT 05753-0351
Business Main Phone: (802) 388-6356
Email:

Virgin Islands

Tom Bolt, Esq.
BoltNagi PC
5600 Royal Dane Mall Suite 21
St Thomas, VI 00802-6410
Business Main Phone: (340) 774-2944 | Fax: (340) 776-1639
Email: | Website: Visit website

Virginia

G. Michael Pace, Jr., Esq.
Roanoke College
Office of General Counsel
221 College Lane
Salem, VA 24153-3747
Business Main Phone: (540) 983-9312
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John S. Pachter, Esq.
Smith Pachter McWhorter PC
8000 Towers Crescent Drive Suite 900
Vienna, VA 22182-6221
Business Main Phone: (703) 847-6260 | Fax: (703) 847-6312
Email:

Washington

Honorable Eileen A. Kato
King County District Court
516 3rd Avenue Room E301
Seattle, WA 98104-2385
Business Main Phone: (206) 296-3615
Email:

Salvador Mungia, Esq.
Gordon Thomas Honeywell
1201 Pacific Avenue Suite 2100
Tacoma, WA 98402-4314
Business Main Phone: (253) 620-6500
Email:

West Virginia

Robert M. Steptoe, Jr., Esq.
Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
400 White Oaks Boulevard
Bridgeport, WV 26330-4500
Business Main Phone: (304) 933-8000 | Business Direct Phone: (304) 933-8142
Email: | Website: Visit website

Wisconsin

Robyn S. Shapiro, Esq.
Health Sciences Law Group LLC
7670 N. Port Washington Road Suite 201
Fox Point, WI 53217-3174
Business Main Phone: (414) 206-2101
Email: | Website: Visit website

John S. Skilton, Esq.
1 E Main St Suite 201
Madison, WI 53703-5118
Business Main Phone: (608) 663-7460 | Business Direct Phone: (608) 663-7474
Email:

Wyoming

Honorable Joseph B. Bluemel
Third Judicial District Court
925 Sage Avenue
P.O. Box 47
Kemmerer, WY 83101-0047
Business Main Phone: (307) 877-2055 | Business Direct Phone: (307) 789-7002
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Darin B. Scheer, Esq.
Crowley Fleck PLLP
152 N. Durbin Street Suite 220
Casper, WY 82601-1958
Business Main Phone: (307) 265-2279
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