Elections: Online Voting Underway, Open Through Dec. 16

First-round online voting has opened for 16 contested leadership positions on the Board of Governors, Nominating Committee, Young Lawyers Division Council and American Bar Association House of Delegates.

Deadline for electronically casting votes is Monday, Dec. 16. Balloting will be conducted electronically only; no paper ballots will be provided.

Listed below are candidates in Contested Races. Profiles on candidates are accessible online at:  


Board of Governors
(three-year term)
First Board District (1 position)
        Amber B. Barlow
        Louis A. DiRosa, Jr.
        Scott L. Sternberg
        Cory J. Vidal
Second Board District (1 position)
        Erin O. Braud
        Sandra K. Cosby
        Bradley J. Tate
Fifth Board District (1 position)
        Clayton J. Borne IV
        Robert W. Maxwell
        Adrian G. Nadeau
        Jack K. Whitehead, Jr.

Nominating Committee (one-year term)
District 1A (4 positions)
        Lori D. Barker
        Lawrence J. Centola III
        Louis A. DiRosa, Jr.
        Barry H. Grodsky
        Amy C. Kern
        Sonjia D. Kirk
        Scott L. Sternberg
        Patrick A. Talley, Jr.
        Phillip A. Wittmann
District 1B (1 position)
        Clayton J. Borne IV
        Madison R. Harvey
        Kelly M. Rabalais
        Charles M. Raymond
District 2B (2 positions)
        Erin O. Braud
        Shayna Beevers Morvant
        Raymond S. Steib
District 2C (1 position)
        Deidre D. Robert
        Nicholas J. Zeringue
District 3A (1 position)
        Blake R. David
        Jeffrey A. Riggs
District 3B (1 position)
        Cade R. Cole
        J. Lee Hoffoss, Jr.
        Cody J. Vidrine
District 3C (1 position)
        Douglas L. Bryan
        Robert G. Levy
District 3E (1 position)
        Ana L. Gregory
        Thomas M. Hayes III
        Ann S. Siddall

Young Lawyers Division Council (two-year terms)
First District (1 position)
        Jeremy S. Epstein
        Matthew M. McCluer
        Collin R. Melancon
Second District (1 position)
        Betty A. Maury
        Josh A. Stein
Third District (1 position)
        William N. Abel
        Megan E. Reaux
Fifth District (1 position)
        Bethany A. Blackson
        Loren D. (Fleshman) Shanklin

American Bar Association House of Delegates (2 positions)
         Jacqueline M. Epstein
        Richard K. Leefe
        Deidre D. Robert

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