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ATLANTA, Jan. 10 2004 – LAWFUEL – The law news network — The law…

ATLANTA, Jan. 10 2004 – LAWFUEL – The law news network — The law firm of Powell Goldstein LLP announced today that Simon H. Bloom, an associate at the Firm has been appointed to the state’s Commission for Service and Volunteerism. Bloom is
president-elect of the West End Unit of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro
Atlanta and a long-time member of the Boys and Girl Clubs’ Leadership Council.

Mr. Bloom, who has been with the Firm since 1998, practices law in the
area of general litigation. He focuses his trial practice on land use, real
estate, insurance coverage, intellectual property and complex commercial
litigation.

“Powell Goldstein encourages its attorneys to give back to the communities
we serve, and I am pleased with the recognition both Simon and our law firm
have received as a result of his appointment to this Commission,” stated James
J. McAlpin, Jr., Chairman of the Executive Committee and the Board of Partners
at Powell Goldstein. “Like many of our attorneys, Simon works long hours in
successfully representing his clients, while always finding time to serve the
community.”

“Powell Goldstein is very supportive of lawyer involvement in the
community. I am fortunate that I can have the time and opportunity to serve
on this Commission and to help Georgians to increase their service and
volunteerism in the community,” Mr. Bloom commented.

The state’s Commission for Service and Volunteerism is charged with
increasing public service in the State of Georgia through the administration
of National Services Programs such as Americorps.

Simon Bloom earned his law degree from the University of Virginia School
of Law, after graduating from the University of Virginia, With Distinction,
with his B.A. He clerked for U. S. District Judges Robert B. Propst and
Seybourn H. Lynne in the Northern District of Alabama prior to joining Powell
Goldstein.

Powell Goldstein LLP is one of Atlanta’s largest law firms. Established
in 1909, the Firm’s approximately 300 attorneys provide legal counsel to
clients in a wide variety of practices from offices in Atlanta, GA and
Washington, DC. For more information, visit http://www.pogolaw.com or call
404.572.6600.

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