Committee List

  • Group logo of MLA Archives
    active 3 years, 7 months ago

    Chair: LIZABETH L. BURRELL
    Board Liaison: BARBARA L. HOLLAND
    MLA President: DAVID J. FARRELL, JR.

    Special Board Liaison Committee
    Private Committee / 9 members
  • Group logo of Navigation Safety Advisory Council
    active 8 months, 1 week ago

    Chair: DAVID H. SUMP
    Board Liaison: JEFFREY S. MOLLER

    Special Appointments Committee
    Private Committee / 7 members
  • Group logo of Nominating Committee
    active 3 months, 2 weeks ago

    Chair: DAVID J. FARRELL, JR.
    Board Liaison: BARBARA HOLLAND

    Special Committee
    Public Committee / 23 members
  • Group logo of Offshore Industries
    active 3 weeks, 4 days ago

    Reviews, discusses and reports on all matters related to maritime operations in the domestic offshore industries, including federal and state jurisprudence, administrative law, legislation, and regulations from U.S. Coast Guard, […]

    Standing Committee
    Public Committee / 234 members
  • Group logo of Our Oceans
    active 2 weeks, 2 days ago

    The Our Oceans Committee monitors and reports on ocean resources and their economic, environmental, sustainable, and competing uses. We follow international and U.S. oceans policy developments in legal, scientific, and commercial spheres […]

    Committee
    Public Committee / 37 members
  • Group logo of Practice and Procedure
    active 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    Studies developments involving existing rules and statutes governing maritime practice and advocates changes to these laws to improve efficiency of litigation and enhance consistency among jurisdictions; has developed Model Local […]

    Standing Committee
    Public Committee / 186 members
  • Group logo of President’s Advisory Council
    active 1 year, 5 months ago

    Chair: FRANCIS X. NOLAN, III
    Board Liaison: DAVID J. FARRELL, JR.
    MLA First Vice-President: GRADY S. HURLEY

    Special Committee
    Private Committee / 8 members
  • Group logo of Proctor Admissions
    active 3 years, 5 months ago

    The Committee screens applicants for Proctor Membership in the Association to insure, so far as possible, they meet the requirements for such as set forth in the By-Laws of the Association. It is comprised of Proctor members from various […]

    Special Board Liaison Committee
    Private Committee / 25 members
  • Group logo of Recreational Boating
    active 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    Treats issues relating to increased use of pleasure craft and studies the impact legislation and judicial decisions directed to recreational vessels may have on maritime commerce and other areas of maritime law, such as jurisdiction and […]

    Standing Committee
    Public Committee / 223 members
  • Group logo of Regulation of Vessel Operations, Safety, Security and Navigation
    active 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    Helps draft proposed legislation and comments on pending bills and regulations affecting navigation, safety and other aspects of the maritime industries, particularly carriers and shipowners; coordinates MLA liaisons to government […]

    Standing Committee
    Public Committee / 226 members
  • Group logo of Salvage
    active 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    Advises the Association of international and domestic legal developments concerning commercial salvage, treasure salvage, and related marine insurance issues; assists in formulating Association policy on emerging issues such as the UNESCO […]

    Standing Committee
    Public Committee / 110 members
  • Group logo of Stevedores, Marine Terminals, and Vessel Services
    active 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    Provides a forum for those involved in industries that supply goods and services to vessels, including terminal operators, stevedores, ship agents, ship chandlers, marine surveyors, shipbuilders and ship repairers, and monitors issues and […]

    Standing Committee
    Public Committee / 163 members
  • Group logo of The MLA Report
    active 3 years, 6 months ago

    CO-CHAIR: CHESTER D. HOOPER
    CO-CHAIR: DAVID A. NOURSE
    Board Liaison: JAMES F. MOSELEY, JR.

    Special Committee
    Private Committee / 4 members
  • Group logo of Uniformity of US Maritime Law
    active 1 month, 4 weeks ago

    The Committee serves as a liaison committee to the MLA’s Board of Directors. It identifies and alerts the Board to legal decisions that give rise to decisional conflicts among the United States Circuit Courts of Appeals and district […]

    Standing Committee
    Public Committee / 91 members
  • Group logo of Website and Technology
    active 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    The Website & Technology Committee examines existing technology, technological developments, and trends in the maritime industry. Using this knowledge, the Website & Technology Committee provides support and guidance to the Association […]

    Special Board Liaison Committee
    Private Committee / 24 members
  • Group logo of Young Lawyers
    active 1 week, 5 days ago

    Assists the MLA Standing Committees by providing valuable time and energy for Standing Committee projects. Contributions of the YLC have included research, writing, and speaking on diverse subjects pertaining to the MLA and maritime law […]

    Standing Committee
    Public Committee / 313 members

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