Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2003-07-18

Three students at Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, have been appointed to leadership positions in the American Bar Association's Law Student Division.

David Williams of Huntsville, Matthew Jordan of Homewood and Lindsay Stengle of Plano, Texas, will serve as lieutenant governors of the LSD's fifth circuit, which includes law schools in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee and Puerto Rico. All three are second-year law students at Cumberland.

Williams will attend the annual meeting of the ABA in San Francisco, Calif., August 7-12. Also representing Cumberland at the meeting will be Student Bar Association president Kelly Fitzgerald of Madison, Miss., and elected representatives Robin Bobo of Birmingham and Erin Mitchell of Irving, Texas.


About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.