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James “Jim” Astrachan, Maryland Life Fellow, Will Lead Baltimore Bar Foundation and Ethics Committee

June 21, 2022, Fellows in the news

Maryland Life Fellow and Goodell DeVries partner Jim Astrachan was appointed to two leadership roles this month. He was named President of the Baltimore City Bar Foundation and Chair of the Bar Association of Baltimore City’s Professional Ethics Committee. The term of the president is a one-year term and the Chair appointment will be until May 2023.  

Jim’s practice is in intellectual property law and litigation, mediation, and business, regulatory, and transactional matters at Goodell DeVries. He is a Life Fellow of the Baltimore City Bar Foundation, the Maryland Bar Foundation, and the American Bar Foundation.  

He has been an adjunct professor since 1979, teaching IP courses at the University of Maryland and University of Baltimore Schools of Law and University of Baltimore Graduate School of Communications Design, and taxation subjects at Loyola’s Sellinger School of Business. 

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