The Foundation is dedicated to the improvement in the quality of trial and appellate advocacy, the ethics of our profession and the administration of justice.  It is funded by voluntary contributions, memorial gifts and bequests.

Board of Trustees

U.S. Foundation President
David J. Beck
Beck Redden LLP
Houston
U.S. Foundation Secretary
Mikel L. Stout
Foulston Siefkin LLP
Wichita
U.S. Foundation Treasurer
Charles H. Dick, Jr.
Charles H. Dick, Jr., Attorney at Law
San Diego
U.S. Foundation Trustee
Paul D. Bekman
Bekman, Marder & Adkins, LLC
Baltimore
U.S. Foundation Trustee
J. Bruce Carr-Harris, LSM
U.S. Foundation Trustee
James L. Eisenbrandt
Berkowitz Oliver LLP
Prairie Village
U.S. Foundation Trustee
Christy D. Jones
Butler Snow LLP
Ridgeland
U.S. Foundation Trustee
Joan A. Lukey
Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP
Boston
U.S. Foundation Trustee
John S. Siffert
Lankler Siffert & Wohl LLP
New York
U.S. Foundation Trustee
Thomas H. Tongue
Dunn, Carney, Allen, Higgins & Tongue
Portland
U.S. Foundation Trustee
Eugene K. Pettis
Haliczer Pettis & Schwamm, P.A.
Fort Lauderdale
U.S. Foundation Trustee
Cheryl A. Bush
Bush Seyferth & Paige, PLLC
Troy
U.S. Foundation Trustee
Robert L. Byman
Jenner & Block LLP
Chicago