STANDING COMMITTEES 2022-2023
Pursuant to Section 5 of Article VIII of the Bylaws, Standing Committees are appointed annually by APRL’s President. For the 2022-2023 year, APRL’s Standing Committees are:
The Membership Committee seeks to increase the membership of APRL. It does so by identifying groups and individuals interested in professional responsibility and recruiting them to join APRL. The Committee also plays an active role in welcoming new members into APRL.
Chair: Alecia Chandler
Board Liaison: Brian Tannebaum
Public Statements Committee
The Public Statements Committee considers possible public statements, including amicus briefs, and makes recommendations to the Board regarding such statements.
Chair: Patricia Sallen
Board Liaison: Emil Ali
Website & Technology Committee
The Website & Technology Committee focuses on the adoption and use of computer-based systems by APRL, and maintenance of APRL’s website and listserv.
Board Liaison: Allison Wood
Webinar & CLE Committee
The Webinar & CLE Committee plans and produces internal programming for APRL members.
Chair: James Hunter
Board Liaison: Stacie Rosenzweig
Charles Kettlewell Award Committee
Every other year, a Charles Kettlewell Award Committee is formed under the Bylaws, and makes a recommendation to the Board on whether, and to whom, APRL should confer the Charles W. Kettlewell Legal Ethics Advisor Award. The Charles W. Kettlewell Legal Advisor Award is awarded to an APRL member who has demonstrated excellence in and dedication to the field of legal ethics and professional responsibility, by representing, advising, educating, or mentoring lawyers.
SPECIAL COMMITTEES 2022-2023
Pursuant to Section 5, Article VIII of the Bylaws, additional committees may be established by the Board as the Board desires. For the 2022-2023 year, APRL’s Special Committees are:
Integration and Engagement Committee
The IEC is charged with developing policies and actions to encourage all existing members to participate in and positively impact APRL. The association is a diverse one, including in terms of personal demographic, geography, and experience levels. APRL’s appeal and long term viability is closely tied to the ability to learn from and cooperatively work with extraordinarily talented ethicists throughout the United States and abroad. So, it is important to cultivate an environment where today’s elite and tomorrow’s leaders each have voices and a meaningful opportunity to contribute.
Chair: Joanna Storey
Board Liaison: Merri Baldwin
APRL Diversity & Inclusion Initiative
The Diversity & Inclusion Committee is charged with increasing awareness, programming, and attention to diversity, equity, and inclusion issues.
Chair: Will Hornsby
Ann B. Ching
Robin K. Eagleson
Ellen A. Pansky
Kim D. Ringler
Toby J. Rothschild
Anne I. Seidel
Board Liaison: Sari W. Montgomery
APRL’s ABA Liaison Positions 2022-2023
ABA Center for Professional Responsibility Coordinating Council – Trish Rich
ABA Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility –Elizabeth Clark Tarbert
ABA Standing Committee on Public Protection on the Provision of Legal Services – Jan Jacobowitz
ABA Standing Committee on Lawyer’s Professional Liability – Noah Fiedler
ABA Standing Committee on Professional Regulation – Trish Rich
ABA Standing Committee on Professionalism – Elizabeth Simon
ABA Commission on IOLTA – Kaylin Whittingham
ABA Standing Committee on Lawyer Assistance Programs (CoLAP) – Tracy Kepler
ABA Standing Committee on Lawyer Referral and Information Service – Gabe Miller
ABA Rule 5.5 Working Group – Brian Faughnan
ABA New Lawyers Steering Committee – Bianca Falcon