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Attorney Receives Award for Helping Female Lawyers

May 15, 2006

Pittsburgh, PA — May 15, 2006 — The Women in Law Division of the Allegheny County Bar Association has selected Rothman Gordon attorney James W. Carroll, Jr. to receive an Honorable Carol Los Mansmann Helping Hand Award.

The Carol Los Mansmann Helping Hand Award was created to honor and celebrate the life of the Honorable Carol Los Mansmann by recognizing individuals who, like Judge Mansmann, have lent a helping hand to women lawyers, opened doors for them, mentored them, and led by example. This year’s award recipients will include people instrumental in the founding and furthering of the mission of the WLD’s Gender Bias Subcommittee. Mr. Carroll was one of eight recipients to receive the award this year.

The Helping Hands Awards will be presented at the Women in Law Division’s annual meeting on May 17, 2006.

Mr. Carroll is a partner at the Pittsburgh law firm of Rothman Gordon, P.C. and is a past-president of the Allegheny County Bar Association. He received his undergraduate degree at Georgetown University and his law degree from Villanova University. Mr. Carroll is married to Attorney Lisette “Mimi” McCormick, and they have three children.

About Rothman Gordon

Rothman Gordon is a Pittsburgh-based law firm that has been advocating its clients’ interests since 1954. Rothman Gordon has created a suite of services for individuals, organizations, and closely-held and family businesses. Our areas of practice include alternative dispute resolution; business and corporate law; commercial real estate; business and commercial litigation; white collar criminal investigation; estate planning and administration; taxation and employee benefits; financing and commercial loans; employment and labor law; employment litigation; oil & gas for landowners; workers’ compensation; and social security disability.

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