On May 10, 2008 Partner Allan M. Siegel will be inducted as the President of the Trial Lawyers Association of Washington, D.C. ("DC-TLA") at is Annual Awards Dinner which is being held at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The organization will also be honoring the American Association of Justice President, Kathleen Flynn Peterson, Retired Maryland Court of Appeals Judge Howard Chasanow, and Robert Peck of the Center for Constitutional Litigation.
DC-TLA is an organization which is dedicated to preserving the rights of, and advocating on behalf, of those who are injured by the negligence of others. Its members share an abiding commitment to maintaining a civil-justice system that enables citizens to have their claims for full and fair compensation adjudicated by a trial by jury. The organization supports the legal community by championing legislation that promotes and protects our clients' rights and by providing high-quality educational programs for its members. Allan will have served as the Secretary, Treasurer, Vice President and President-Elect of the organization prior to his taking over as President on May 10, 2008. Allan will be the third member of Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. to have been President of this prestigious organization, following in the footsteps of Donald Chaikin, Partner Emeritus, and Partner Ira Sherman.