During the recent fall USLAW NETWORK Member Business Meeting, the 2019-20 USLAW NETWORK Board of Directors was elected. Dan L. Longo of Murchison & Cumming LLP in Irvine, California, was named Chair, and Rodney L. Umberger of Williams Kastner in Seattle, Washington, was named Vice Chair. In addition, Amanda P. Ketchum Of Dysart Taylor Cotter McMonigle & Montemore, PC in Kansas City, Missouri, is the new Secretary/Treasurer. Longo succeeds Kevin L. Fritz of Lashly & Baer, P.C. in St. Louis, Missouri, as Chair. Fritz will remain on the Executive Committee in his new role as Immediate Past Chair.
New members of the Board include Tamara B. Goorevitz (Franklin & Prokopik, P.C., Baltimore, Maryland); Michael A. Ludwig (Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, P.L.C., Phoenix, Arizona); and Jennifer D. Tricker (Baird Holm LLP, Omaha, Nebraska). Oscar J. Cabanas of Wicker Smith O'Hara McCoy & Ford P.A. in Florida was selected to fulfill the term of one open spot.
Malinda S. Matlock of Pierce Couch Hendrickson Baysinger & Green, L.L.P. in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and Rene Alva of EC Legal Rubio Villegas in Mexico City, Mexico, were also selected for second terms. Alva serves as an international director.