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American Bar Association Nominates Stephen N. Zack to become Association President in 2010

First Hispanic American Nominated to ABA’s Highest Office

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On February 16, 2009, BSF Partner, Stephen N. Zack was nominated to become President-elect of the American Bar Association (ABA) in a unanimous decision by the ABA Nominating Committee. Zack, who was introduced at the Mid-Year meeting, will be the first Hispanic-American to become Association President. The ABA's House of Delegates will vote on the nomination in August 2009, and if elected, he will serve one-year as president-elect before taking office in August 2010. 

Please click onto the PDF link below to read the press release the ABA distributed February 16, 2009.

To watch Steve's acceptance speech in its entirety, please click here.  http://www.abavideonews.org/ABA471/audiovideo.php?id=330

To read the various media coverage on this historic event, please see below.

Miami Herald, May 4, 2009
Five Questions With Steve Zack: ABA's 1st Hispanic President-Elect Seeks Change
http://www.miamiherald.com/103/story/1030131.html

South Florida Sun-Sentinel.com, February 17, 2009
South Florida lawyer is first Hispanic nominated for top bar post
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/local/breakingnews/sfl-bn-0217zack,0,1468559.story

ABA Journal, February 15, 2009
Cuban-American Lawyer in Line to Head ABA
http://abajournal.com/news/cuban-american_lawyer_in_line_to_head_aba

Related Lawyer: Stephen N. Zack

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