On October 20, 2016, Pamela S. Tikellis, name partner and member of Chimicles and Tikellis LLP’s Executive Committee, was elected to be a member of the American Law Institute (“ALI”) by the ALI Council. This is a significant professional honor for Ms. Tikellis. The ALI elects individuals who reflect the excellence and diversity of today’s legal profession and limits membership to 3,000 individuals. The members of ALI consist of eminent judges, lawyers, and law professors from all areas of the United States and from many foreign countries and are selected on the basis of professional achievement and demonstrated interest in improving the law.
The ALI is the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and otherwise improve the law. The ALI was created in 1924 in order “to promote the clarification and simplification of the law and its better adaption to social needs to secure better administration of justice, and to encourage and carry on scholarly and scientific legal work.