Board races set for March, 18 elected unopposed January 1, 2006 Regular News Board races set for March, 18 elected unopposed Fifteen lawyers are running in five contested Bar Board of Governors races in the upcoming 2006 elections, while another 18 have been elected or reelected without opposition.Ballots in the races will be mailed on or around March 1 and must be returned to the Bar’s election office no later than midnight March 21. As in previous years, Bar members will have the choice of voting by paper ballot or electronically via the Internet. Instructions on voting will be included with the ballots.Contested races are: • In the 11th Circuit, Seat 1, Richard Leslie of Miami, Daniel Morman of Miami Beach, and Ray Abadin of Miami are running to replace Francisco R. Angones, who has become the Bar’s president-elect designate. • In the 11th Circuit, Seat 5, Robert Fiore, John Hickey, Dennis Kainen, Evan Marks, Brian Patchen, and Juliet Roulhac are running to replace Henry T. Courtney, who is retiring. All are from Miami. • In the 15th Circuit, Seat 3, incumbent Scott G. Hawkins is being challenged by David Prather. Both are from West Palm Beach. • In the 20th Circuit, Seat 1, incumbent J. Christopher Lombardo is being challenged by Laird Lile. Both are from Naples. • In the race for Out-of-State Seat 4, incumbent Brian D. Burgoon of Atlanta is being challenged by Eric Meeks of Cincinnati.Winning board seats unopposed were:• Incumbent Ross M. Goodman of Pensacola in the First Circui t, Seat 1.• Incumbent Dominic M. Caparello of Tallahassee in the Second Circuit, Seat 2.• Incumbent Gregory S. Parker of Perry in the Third Circuit, Seat 1.• Incumbent S. Grier Wells of Jacksonville in the Fourth Circuit, Seat 1.• Incumbent Andrew B. Sasso of Clearwater in the Sixth Circuit, Seat 1.• Incumbent Charles Chobee Ebbets of Daytona Beach in the Seventh Circuit, Seat 1.• Incumbent Mayanne Downs of Orlando, in the Ninth Circuit, Seat 1.• Incumbent Warren W. Lindsey of Winter Park in the Ninth Circuit, Seat 3.• Incumbent Robert M. Brush of Lakeland in the 10th Circuit, Seat 1.• Incumbent Ervin A. Gonzalez of Coral Gables in the 11th Circuit, Seat 3.• Incumbent Benedict P. Kuehne of Miami in the 11th Circuit, Seat 7.• Incumbent Timon V. Sullivan of Tampa in the 13th Circuit, Seat 1.• Incumbent Clifford W. Sanborn of Panama City in the 14th Circuit, Seat 1.• Incumbent John G. White III of West Palm Beach in the 15th Circuit, Seat 1.• Allison K. Bethel of Ft. Lauderdale in the 17th Circuit, seat 1. She replaces retiring board member Alan C. Brandt, Jr., of Ft. Lauderdale.• Incumbent Jesse H. Diner of Ft. Lauderdale in the 17th Circui t, Seat 4.• Incumbent Clifton A. McClelland, Jr., of Melbourne in the 18th Circuit, Seat 1.• Incumbent Ian M. Comisky of Philadelphia in Out-of-State, Seat 2All new and returning board members will be sworn into office during the Bar’s Annual Meeting in June.