Board of Regents

The Board of Regents consists of the President, the President-Elect, the Immediate Past President, the Secretary, the Treasurer, and fifteen members elected by the Fellows. In addition, the Past Presidents are ex-officio members of the Board.

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President

Samuel H. Franklin

Lightfoot, Franklin & White, L.L.C.
Birmingham

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President-Elect

Jeffrey S. Leon, LSM

Bennett Jones LLP
Toronto

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Treasurer

Douglas R. Young

Farella Braun + Martel LLP
San Francisco

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Secretary

Rodney Acker

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP
Dallas

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Immediate Past President

Bartholomew J. Dalton

Dalton & Associates, P.A.
Wilmington

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Regent for Region 1

Robert K. Warford

Reback, McAndrews & Blessey, LLP
San Bernardino

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Regent for Region 2

Susan J. Harriman

Keker, Van Nest & Peters LLP
San Francisco

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Regent for Region 3

Mona T. Duckett, Q.C.

Dawson, Duckett, Shaigec & Garcia
Edmonton

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Regent for Region 4

Paul J. Hickey

Hickey & Evans
Cheyenne

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Regent for Region 5

Kathleen Flynn Peterson

Robins Kaplan LLP
Minneapolis

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Regent for Region 6

Thomas M. Hayes III

Hayes, Harkey, Smith & Cascio, L.L.P.
Monroe

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Regent for Region 7

Richard H. Deane, Jr.  

Jones Day 
Atlanta

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Regent for Region 8

Daniel E. Reidy

Jones Day
Chicago

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Regent for Region 9

John A. Day

Law Offices of John Day, P.C.
Brentwood

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Regent for Region 10

Susan S. Brewer

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
Morgantown

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Regent for Region 11

William J. Murphy

Zuckerman Spaeder LLP
Baltimore

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Regent for Region 12

Martin F. Murphy 

Foley Hoag LLP
Boston

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Regent for Region 13

Robert E. Welsh, Jr.

Welsh & Recker, P.C.
Philadelphia

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Regent for Region 14

Ritchie E. Berger

Dinse, Knapp & McAndrew, P.C.
Burlington

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Regent for Region 15

Stephen G. Schwarz

Faraci Lange, LLP
Rochester

Region Jurisdictions

Region 1
Arizona, California-Southern, Hawaii
Region 2
California-Northern, Nevada
Region 3
Alaska, Alberta, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington
Region 4
Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Utah, Wyoming
Region 5
Iowa, Manitoba/Saskatchewan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota
Region 6
Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas
Region 7
Alabama, Florida, Georgia
Region 8
Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin
Region 9
Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee
Region 10
North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia
Region 11
District of Columbia, Maryland
Region 12
Atlantic Provinces, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island
Region 13
Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania
Region 14
Connecticut, New York-Downstate, Vermont
Region 15
New York-Upstate, Ontario, Quebec