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May 14, 2012

James D. Abrams has been elected as a Member of the Columbus Bar Association Board of Governors. He and five other new Board Members will be inducted at the 2012 CBA Annual Meeting and Luncheon on Friday, June 15 from 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm at the Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square.

Mr. Abrams extends his thanks and gratitude to those fellow CBA members who voted for him.  Further, he reinforced that he “is committed to continued service with the CBA and to advancing the causes that will sustain the Association and the interests of our members.”  As a CBA Board of Governors Member, he looks forward to making a notable and positive impact in our Greater Columbus business community.

Mr. Abrams has been active in the CBA for years. He is currently Chair of the Pro-Bono Committee and formerly was the Co-Chair of the Federal Courts Committee. Mr. Abrams is a successful litigation partner at Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP (who merged with Chester, Willcox & Saxbe in January 2012).  Having invested over 20 years in his career as a business executive with major U.S. retailers and manufacturers, Mr. Abrams brings real-life perspective to client legal matters.  Mr. Abrams is also a member of the Construction and Sports practice groups at Taft.

About the Columbus Bar Association
The Columbus Bar Association is a diverse community of nearly 5,000 central Ohio legal professionals. Founded in 1869, the association is led by a Board of Governors consisting of 11 members, three Officers, and the Executive Director. The Board oversees the activities of its various committees and staff. Through the active involvement of our broad and diverse membership, the Columbus Bar delivers innovative and cost effective services to members of the legal profession and to the general public. For more information, visit http://www.cbalaw.org.

About Taft
At Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, delivering outstanding legal performance to help clients succeed is what drives and motivates our more than 330 attorneys every day. Taft has offices in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus and Dayton, Ohio; Indianapolis, Indiana; Covington, Kentucky; and Phoenix, Arizona. The firm practices across a wide range of industries, in virtually every area of law, including Business and Finance; Litigation; Labor and Employment; Intellectual Property; Business Restructuring, Bankruptcy and Creditor Rights; Environmental; Health and Life Sciences; Private Client Services; Real Estate; and Tax. With a proven track record of experience since 1885, the firm offers breadth and depth of legal expertise coupled with a trusted business perspective to help our clients, big and small, regionally, nationally and internationally, reach their goals.  

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