ABA Committee

The ABA committee is comprised of the National LGBT Bar Association’s delegates and liaisons to various entities within the American Bar Association, including the:

  • ABA House of Delegates
  • Commission on Women in the Profession
  • AIDS Coordinating Committee
  • Young Lawyers Division
  • Council of the Young Lawyers Division
  • Law Student Division


Members of the ABA Committee


John T. Hendricks


Following years of litigation practice representing Fortune 500 companies and their management, John T. Hendricks founded HendricksMurry, P.C. to provide businesses with the highest level of legal expertise and services, complemented by an unparalleled

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Alan Boudreau

Alan Boudreau


Alan Boudreau is a solo practitioner at the Law Office of Alan H. Boudreau LLC in Chicago, concentrating his practice on providing high quality family law, estate planning and other legal services to the LGBT community, their friends and allies. He is licensed to practice law in Illinois and Missouri. Prior to starting his own firm, Alan was an ass

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Malcolm Harsch

Malcolm ‘Skip’ Harsch


Malcolm ‘Skip’ Harsch works for the American Bar Association as an Associate Director in the Center for Continuing Legal Education.  He designs and implements distance-learning courses for ABA Members and other legal professionals. His areas of focus are mainly the Intellectual Property, Education, and Labor & Employment sectors. Skip is a nati

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Lousene Hoppe


Lousene Hoppe practices in the White Collar & Regulatory Defense, Commercial Litigation, and Health Care Fraud & Compliance Groups at Fredrikson & Byron, P.A. She has worked on a variety of white collar cases, including tax evasion, healthcare fraud, foreign corrupt practices (FCPA), financial crimes, environmental crimes, False Claim A

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Ashley McGovern

Ashley McGovern


Ashley McGovern is a student at Cornell Law School. She received her B.A. from Cornell University, magna cum laude, where she double majored in Government and Feminist, Gender & Sexuality Studies and received the Philo Sherman Bennett Prize for her senior honors thesis, entitled: “Deprivation of Life and Liberty: Gender Ascription and the Unint

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Mark Johnson Roberts


Mark Johnson Roberts holds a bachelor’s degree from Reed College, a J.D. from the Boalt Hall School of Law, and an LL.M. in Transnational Law from the Willamette University College of Law.  Mr. Johnson Roberts clerked for the United States District Court and for the Oregon Court of Appeals.  He practices family law at the Portland law firm of Gevur

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Richard A. Wilson


Richard A. Wilson is a Partner with the law firm of Grund & Leavitt, P.C. Prior to joining Grund & Leavitt, Mr. Wilson had his own firm for a number of years. Mr. Wilson has practiced exclusively in the field of family and matrimonial law for over eighteen years, with special emphasis on negotiation, litigation and appellate practice in dis

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