Officers serve a one-year term and are elected at the annual conventions.
AAJ 2015-2016 Executive Officers
President: Larry A. Tawwater of the Tawwater Law Firm, P.L.L.C. in Oklahoma City, OK
President-Elect: Julie Braman Kane of Colson Hicks Eidson in Coral Gables, FL
Vice-President: Kathleen Lenehan Nastri of Koskoff Koskoff & Bieder, PC in Bridgeport, CT
Secretary: Elise Sanguinetti of Arias Sanguinetti Stahle & Torrijos LLP in Oakland, CA
Treasurer: Bruce H. Stern of Stark & Stark in Princeton, NJ
Parliamentarian: Tobi L. Millrood of Pogust Braslow & Millrood in Conshohocken, PA
Larry A. Tawwater
“AAJ is the most important guardian that our civil justice system has. I will work to ensure the organization’s continued strength and engage its greatest asset—its members.”
A partner at the Tawwater Law Firm in Oklahoma City, Mr. Tawwater served as AAJ president-elect in 2014–15, vice president in 2013–14, secretary in 2012–13, treasurer in 2011–12, and parliamentarian in 2010–11.
He also has served on the Board of Governors since 1988. He has chaired the Audit, Budget, Public Affairs, and Legal Affairs committees, the ABA Task Force, and the National Finance Council. In addition, he has served as a member of the Enfranchisement Task Force and as a president of the Oklahoma Association for Justice. Mr. Tawwater earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Oklahoma in 1969 and his J.D. from the school’s College of Law in 1972.
Julie Braman Kane
Kathleen Lenehan Nastri
Elise R. Sanguinetti
Bruce H. Stern
Tobi L. Millrood