Bob Young appointed to American Bar Association committees

by Mandy Hicks

Attorney Bob Young

Bob Young, managing partner of English Lucas Priest & Owsley LLP, was recently appointed Chair of the Diversity Committee for the American Bar Association and member of the Member Development Committee for the ABA. The committees fall under the Law Practice Management Section of the Bar, which helps improve the operations of law firms across the country. His terms are for one year each, beginning September 1, 2009 and ending August 31, 2010.

“I am honored to serve in this capacity for the American Bar Association,” Mr. Young said. “The Bar Association’s work is extremely important in promoting law as a profession and improving its practice nationally.”

Mr. Young has long been involved in organizations that promote the professional development of attorneys and advancing the legal field, both nationally and locally. He is a member of the Bowling Green-Warren County Bar Association, American Association for Justice, Kentucky Justice Association, Kentucky Bar Association and American Bar Association.

Besides the Kentucky Bar, his bar admissions include the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and the U.S. District Courts for Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky.

Mr. Young received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green in 1986 and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Louisville School of Law in 1990.

Mr. Young’s law practice focuses on products liability litigation and medical malpractice.

In addition to his service to organizations that promote the legal profession, Mr. Young serves as Treasurer on the Board of Directors of The Salvation Army of Kentucky/Tennessee.