Nominations Committee

The Nominations Committee advises on the Awards Program and the various opportunities the National LGBT Bar Association offers to its members. The Committee also oversees prospective candidates applying for vacant positions on both the Foundation and Association Boards of the organization.


Members of the Nominations Committee



Nicole Dogwill

Nicole Dogwill is an established litigation partner at Joseph & Cohen, P.C. in San Francisco. She advises and defends leading established and start-up companies, as well as their directors and officers, in complex and class action litigation involv

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Kim Byrd

O. Kim Byrd


O. Kim Byrd is a native of Florida and currently resides in Palm Harbor, Florida. Kim received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Florida and his Juris Doctorate from New York Law School. He is admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey and Florida. In 2001, Kim established Byrd Legal Counsel, PA, as a general

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Skip Horne


Skip Horne previously served as the Director, Graduate and International Programs at the University of San Diego School of Law. Prior to joining USD, he was a Global Recruiting Manager for Latham & Watkins, supporting the firm’s diversity recruiting, law school and LLM outreach, and international hiring efforts. Previously, he was the Assistant

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Joseph A. Vallo


Joseph A. Vallo is a Litigation Shareholder with Greenberg Traurig in New York and Fort Lauderdale. Joseph focuses his practice on securities arbitration, mediation, litigation and also has wide-ranging experience in retail brokerage compliance in domestic and international markets. Before rejoining Greenberg Traurig, he was with  Burr & Forman

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