TODAY: Polls Open for Bar Election from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Bar Association members who have not voted by mail in the Association's Annual Election may still vote in person today, Dec. 7, from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the Ballroom Level of the Hyatt at The Bellevue, Broad and Walnut streets. Officers to be elected are Vice Chancellor, Secretary, Treasurer, Assistant Secretary, Assistant Treasurer and five members of the Board of Governors for three-year terms.
Please be advised that Albert S. Dandridge III has withdrawn his candidacy for the office of Vice Chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association in the Association's Annual Election. There being no opposition for the office of Vice Chancellor, a unanimous ballot will be cast for Kathleen D. Wilkinson. Wilkinson will serve as Vice Chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association in 2011, Chancellor-Elect in 2012, and Chancellor in 2013.
Candidates for office are: Kathleen D. Wilkinson, Vice Chancellor; Sophia Lee, Secretary; Joseph A. Prim Jr., Treasurer; Kim R. Jessum and Jacqueline G. Segal, Assistant Secretary; Wesley R. Payne IV, Assistant Treasurer; Brian S. Chacker, Nikki Johnson-Huston, Angus Love, Scott W. Reid, Gina Furia Rubel and Marc J. Zucker, Board of Governors (elect five).
There being no opposition, a unanimous ballot will be cast for the following seven candidates for the Young Lawyers Division Executive Committee (three-year term): Jo Rosenberger Altman, Edward F. Beitz, Anthony H. Chwastyk, Joshu Harris, Brielle M. Rey, Christopher Sharp and Todd H. Zamostien.
The Association will welcome its 84th Chancellor, Rudolph Garcia of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, at its Annual Meeting Luncheon today at 12 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom of the Hyatt at The Bellevue. Current Chancellor Scott F. Cooper will introduce Garcia, whose term officially begins on Jan. 1, 2011. Garcia will deliver his inaugural address at the event. To purchase tickets, click here.