During the recent fall USLAW NETWORK Membership Meeting, the 2018-19 USLAW NETWORK Board of Directors was elected. Kevin L. Fritz of Lashly & Baer, P.C. in St. Louis, Missouri, was named Chair, and Dan L. Longo of Murchison & Cumming LLP in Irvine, California, was named Vice Chair.
Amanda P. Ketchum Of Dysart Taylor Cotter McMonigle & Montemore, PC in Kansas City, Missouri, and Rodney L. Umberger of Williams Kastner in Seattle, Washington, have been selected to join the Executive Committee.
New members of the Board include Douglas W. Clarke (Therrien Couture L.L.P., Brossard, Quebec, Canada), Merton A. Howard (Hanson Bridgett LLP, San Francisco, California), and Larry A. Schechtman (SmithAmundsen, Chicago, Illinois).
Two new ex officio positions were also added to the Board for representatives from USLAW’s Future Leaders (Jessica L. Fuller - Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP) and Diversity Council (Earl W. Houston, II - Martin, Tate, Morrow & Marston, P.C.) groups.