Trudy Halla Wins ABA Delegate Vote

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November 18, 2010

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. (Nov. 18, 2010) – Briggs and Morgan Shareholder Trudy J. Halla was elected as new Minnesota delegate to the American Bar Association (ABA) in a race against Bob Stein. The House of Delegates is the policy-making body of the ABA, the largest voluntary professional association in the world with more than 400,000 members.

A member and former head of the Public Finance Section, Halla has more than 27 years of public finance experience, providing services to all sides of tax-exempt bond transaction as bond counsel and as counsel to issuers, underwriters, credit enhancers and borrowers. She is a past president of Minnesota Women Lawyers and of the Hennepin County Bar Association, and she also served on the executive committee of the Minnesota State Bar Association and on the board of directors of the Hennepin County Bar Foundation and the Volunteer Lawyers Network. Halla is currently the chair of the Women and the Law Committee for Lex Mundi and president of the MinnDakotas Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. She received her B.A. from St. Olaf College and her law degree from Columbia University School of Law.