At the ABA Annual Meeting in San Francisco in August, the Section held its annual business meeting, deans' breakfast, chair’s dinner, and Kutak Award reception.
2013-2014 Section Council Elected
At the Section’s Business Meeting on Saturday, August 10, the Honorable Solomon Oliver, Jr., chief judge of the United States District Court of Northern Ohio, was elected Section chair for 2013-2014. Joan Howland, associate dean at the University of Minnesota Law School, was elected to the position of chair-elect and the Honorable Rebecca White Berch, chief justice of the Supreme Court of Arizona, was elected to the position of vice chair. Newly elected Council members are Roger Dennis, dean of Drexel University Earle Mack School of Law, and Irene Lehne, the Law Student Division (LSD) member, also from Drexel University Earle Mack School of Law. Daniel Thies, senior law clerk to Judge James F. Holderman of the Northern District of Illinois and the Council’s LSD member from 2008 to 2010, was appointed to serve as the Young Lawyers Division representative for 2013-2014.