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12/04/2007

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Contact: Philadelphia Bar Association

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Scott F. Cooper to Serve as Vice Chancellor in 2008; 7 Voted to YLD Exec Committee

Scott F. Cooper, a partner at Blank Rome LLP, will serve as Vice Chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association in 2008 after running unopposed in the Tuesday, Dec. 4 election. Cooper will serve as Chancellor-Elect in 2009 and Chancellor in 2010.

The following candidates for Bar offices also ran unopposed and will be serving in their positions on Jan. 1: Treasurer, Jeffrey M. Lindy; Assistant Treasurer, Joseph A. Prim Jr.; Secretary, Kathleen D. Wilkinson; Assistant Secretary, Sophia Lee; and Michael J. Berkowitz, Karen L. Detamore, Maria A. Feeley, Jeffrey S. Gross and Richard S. Seidel, Board of Governors.

The following seven candidates were elected to three-year terms on the Young Lawyers Division Executive Committee:

Carolyn Chopko, 329 votes
Joan E. Clarke, 308 votes
Joshua Burg, 284 votes
Matthew R. Williams, 276 votes
Jonathan Goldman, 271 votes
Thomas D. Bielli, 259 votes
Kristina Littman, 161 votes

Also receiving votes were: Danny Cevallos,126 votes, and Richard Vanderslice, 109 votes.

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