NPR Partner Elected Chair of National Nursing Home Litigation Group By American Association for Justice

On July 16, 2008, NPR partner M. Chad Trammell was elected chair of the American Association of Justice's national Nursing Home Litigation Group at the association's annual meeting in Philadelphia. His term will run through July 15, 2009.

Mr. Trammell was born in Texarkana, Texas, in 1966 and received his B.A. and J.D. from the University of Arkansas. He is admitted to practice law in Arizona, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Texas. His practice areas include nursing home litigation and catastrophic personal injury.

With more than 56,000 members, the American Association of Justice is the world's largest association of trial attorneys. It promotes justice and fairness for injured persons, safeguards victims' rights-particularly thee right to trial by jury-and strengthens the civil justice system through education and disclosure of information critical to public health and safety.