During USLAW NETWORK’s recent annual member meeting in Carlsbad, California, the 2017-18 USLAW NETWORK Board of Directors was elected and John D. Cromie of Connell Foley LLP in Roseland, New Jersey, was named chair of USLAW. In addition, Kevin L. Fritz of Lashly & Baer, P.C. in Missouri was named vice chair.  In addition, Dan L. Longo (Murchison & Cumming, LLP, Los Angeles, California), Susan Childers North (LeClairyRyan, Williamsburg, Virginia) and Kenneth B. Wingate (Sweeny, Wingate & Barrow, P.A., Columbia, South Carolina) have joined the Executive Committee.

New members of the Board include René Mauricio Alva (EC Legal Rubio Villegas, Mexico City, Mexico), Stanford P. Fitts (Strong & Hanni, PC, Salt Lake City UT), Amanda P. Ketchum (Dysart Taylor Cotter McMonigle & Montemore, PC, Kansas City, MO), Michael Kunsch (Sweeney & Sheehan, P.C., Philadelphia PA), Malinda S. Matlock (Pierce Couch Hendrickson Baysinger & Green, L.L.P., Oklahoma City, OK) and Thomas S. Thornton, III (Carr Allison, Birmingham AL).

2017-18 USLAW NETWORK Board of Directors includes:

Executive Committee

  • John D. Cromie, Chair: Connell Foley LLP, Roseland, NJ
  • Kevin L. Fritz, Vice Chair: Lashly & Baer, P.C., St. Louis, MO
  • Jill Robb Ackerman, Secretary-Treasurer: Baird Holm LLP, Omaha, NE
  • Nicholas E. Christin, Special Projects Director: Wicker, Smith, O’Hara, McCoy & Ford, P.A., Miami, FL
  • Dan L. Longo, Law Firm Management Director: Murchison & Cumming LLP, Los Angeles, CA
  • Susan Childers North, Client Liaison Director: LeClairRyan, Williamsburg, VA
  • Michael P. Sharp, Assistant Treasurer: Fee, Smith, Sharp & Vitullo, L.L.P., Dallas, TX
  • Kenneth B. Wingate, Membership Management Director: Sweeny, Wingate & Barrow, P.A., Columbia, SC
  • Lew R. C. Bricker, Immediate Past Chair: SmithAmundsen LLC, Chicago, IL
  • Thomas L. Oliver, II, Chair Emeritus: Carr Allison, Birmingham, AL

Directors

  • René Mauricio Alva: EC Legal Rubio Villegas, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Stanford P. Fitts: Strong & Hanni, PC, Salt Lake City UT
  • Amanda P. Ketchum: Dysart Taylor Cotter McMonigle & Montemore, PC, Kansas City, MO
  • Michael Kunsch: Sweeney & Sheehan, P.C., Philadelphia PA
  • Lisa Langevin: Kelly Santini LLP, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Wendell G. Large: Richardson, Whitman, Large & Badger, Portland, ME
  • Malinda S. Matlock: Pierce Couch Hendrickson Baysinger & Green, L.L.P., Oklahoma City, OK
  • Robert S. Nobel: Traub, Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP, Hawthorne, NY
  • Phillip H. Stanfield: Jones Skelton & Hochuli, P.L.C., Phoenix, AZ
  • Thomas S. Thornton, III: Carr Allison, Birmingham AL
  • Rodney L. Umberger: Williams Kastner, Seattle, WA

Ex Officio

  • Richard Isham: Wedlake Bell, London, England

Chair Emeriti

  • C. Erik Gustafson: LeClairRyan, Alexandria, VA
  • Edward G. Hochuli: Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, P.L.C., Phoenix AZ
  • Sheryl J. Willert: Williams Kastner, Seattle WA
  • Bradley A. Wright: Roetzel & Andress, Akron, OH