The American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) elected LDM partner Bill Settles to its membership at its June meeting. ABOTA is one of the premier trial advocacy organizations in the country. Membership in ABOTA is limited to trial attorneys with extensive courtroom experience who exhibit high personal character, who have an honorable reputation, and who are proficient in the courtroom. Membership requires nomination by a member of ABOTA and an affirmative vote by 75% of the membership of both the local and national ABOTA chapters. The Firm congratulates Mr. Settles on this exceptional honor.