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Roger Spaeder Inducted Into American College of Trial Lawyers

March 16, 2005

Zuckerman Spaeder partner Roger C. Spaeder has become a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in America.

The induction ceremony at which Mr. Spaeder became a Fellow took place on March 5, 2005 at the spring meeting of the College in La Quinta, California.

Founded in 1950, the College is composed of the best of the trial bar from the United States and Canada. Fellowship in the College is extended by invitation only and only after careful investigation, to those experienced trial lawyers who have mastered the art of advocacy and whose professional careers have been marked by the highest standards of ethical conduct, professionalism, civility and collegiality. Lawyers must have a minimum of 15 years of trial experience before they can be considered for Fellowship.

Mr. Spaeder is a partner in the Washington, DC, office of Zuckerman Spaeder practicing complex criminal and civil litigation. He left the United States Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia in 1976 to join Roger Zuckerman in the private practice of law. His experience includes serving as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia and as Special Counsel, Executive Office of the President of the United States. The newly inducted Fellow is rated a top lawyer in Criminal Defense by The Best Lawyers in America and is the Secretary and a Master of the Edward Bennett Williams American Inn of Court. He graduated with honors from George Washington University Law School.

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