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Eight ABF Fellows Elected to American Bar Association Board of Governors for the 2021-2024 Term

August 31, 2021, Fellows in the news

Eight of the 13 newest members of the ABA Board of Governors (BOG) are Fellows of the American Bar Foundation:

Honorable John Preston Bailey, Life Fellow

Leonard H. Gilbert, Benefactor Fellow

Seymour W. James, Jr., Fellow

Grant C. Killoran, Life Fellow

Richard M. “Dick” Lipton, Life Fellow

Honorable James Edward Lockemy, Fellow

Elizabeth Kelly Meyers, Fellow

Amy Lin Meyerson, Life Fellow

The ABA BOG consists of 43 members—district representatives, members-at-large, and six ABA officers—who have the authority to act on behalf of the ABA when the Association’s House of Delegates is not in session. A seat on the board of an organization that is widely considered the “national representative of the legal profession” is one of the highest honors one can obtain in the field, and nomination requires endorsements from a minimum of 25 fellow ABA members in the area one wishes to represent.

To see the full list of the ABA Board of Governors, click here.

 

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