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Hancock Estabrook, LLP is pleased to announce that John G. Powers has been selected and inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. Mr. Powers is an experienced litigator and trial lawyer who has been practicing in federal and state courts for 24 years.

Founded in 1950, the College is composed of the best of the trial bar from the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. Fellowship in the College is extended by invitation only and only after careful investigation, to those experienced trial lawyers of diverse backgrounds, 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.

Membership in the College cannot exceed one percent of the total lawyer population of any state or province. There are currently approximately 5,800 members in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. The College maintains and seeks to improve the standards of trial practice, professionalism, ethics, and the administration of justice through education and public statements on independence of the judiciary, trial by jury, respect for the rule of law, access to justice, and fair and just representation of all parties to legal proceedings.

Mr. Powers holds a law degree from Syracuse University College of Law, a Master of Public Administration degree from Syracuse University’s Maxwell School, and Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point. Prior to law school, Mr. Powers served in the Army on active duty as an infantry officer.

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