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May 14, 2013

RobinsonMISSOULA – Immediate past president of the American Bar Association Wm. T. (Bill) Robinson III will deliver the Commencement speech during the University of Montana School of Law graduation ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 25, in the George and Jane Dennison Theatre.

This is a return to UM for Robinson, who was a speaker at the law school’s Centennial Gala in 2011. Robinson has served as immediate past president of the ABA since August 2012, after serving a one-year term as president of the professional organization.

Robinson is a member-in-charge of the northern Kentucky offices of Frost Brown Todd LLC, a regional law firm with offices in Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, West Virginia and Indiana.

Over a 40-year career in law, he has served as ABA treasurer and on the ABA Board of Governors, and spent nine years as the Kentucky state delegate on the ABA nominating committee. He also has served as president of the Kentucky Bar Association, the Kentucky Bar Foundation and the National Caucus of State Bar Associations. He was founding chair of Kentucky’s Interest on Lawyer Trust Accounts.

Robinson is a graduate of Thomas More College and the University of Kentucky College of Law, where he was inducted into the Alumni Hall of Fame in 2004. More information on Robinson is available at

For more information on the UM School of Law graduation, call Carla Caballero-Jackson, director of external relations for the law school, at 406-243-6254 or email



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Contact: Carla Caballero-Jackson, director of external relations, UM School of Law, 406-243-6254,