Mark Maier serves as chair of ABA committee

by Mandy Hicks

Mark Maier was recently appointed as the Chairperson for the Access to Legal Services Committee of the American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division.  Mark is an associate at English Lucas Priest & Owsley, LLP in Bowling Green, Ky. He practices primarily in the area of personal injury, insurance law and litigation.

His appointment begins August 2010. He is one of 88 members nationwide serving on the committee. His responsibilities include developing a plan of action to reach and assist those in need of legal services.

Mark holds a bachelor’s degree from Centre College in history and anthropology and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Kentucky College of Law. His previous experience includes serving as an Americorps team leader for one year from 2005 to 2006, assisting with disaster relief in Louisiana following Hurricane Katrina. He also served as a summer clerk for Chief Justice John Minton for the Supreme Court of Kentucky and as a clerk for the Appeals Branch of the Department of Public Advocacy for the state of Kentucky. While attending law school, he was a member of the UK College of Law Honor Council, a member of the Recruitment Committee and a volunteer income tax assistant. He is a native of Bowling Green.