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Illinois State Bar Association Elects Third Vice President, Fills Six Seats on Board of Governors

Chris Ruys Communications, Inc.
Chris Ruys
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For Immediate Release: 
May 28, 2010
The Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) has elected Chicago attorney Paula Hudson Holderman as third vice president, and six members to its 25-member Board of Governors. Holderman will move up the organizational ladder to become ISBA president in three years.
Newly-elected board members are Karen McNulty Enright, of Chicago; and Jamie L. Bas, of Swansea.
Re-elected to the board were Russell W. Hartigan, of Western Springs; Mark E. Wojcik, of Chicago; Gina Arquilla DeBoni, serving previously by appointment, of Chicago; Bernard Wysocki, of Waukegan; and Judge Steven Pacey, of Paxton.
At the ISBA’s Annual Meeting in St. Louis on June 24-26, Mark D. Hassakis, of Mt. Vernon, will be sworn in as ISBA president; John G. Locallo, of Chicago, will move up to president-elect; and John Thies, of Champaign-Urbana, will become 2nd vice president.
The Board of Governors directs the operations and activities of the 33,000-member Illinois State Bar Association.
The ISBA, with offices in Springfield and Chicago, provides professional services to Illinois lawyers, and education and services to the public.

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