C. Howard Hunter, Shareholder at Hill Ward Henderson, has been elected and sworn in to serve as the new President for the Tampa Bay Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). He is a member of the Litigation Group and he serves as leader for the firm's Healthcare Litigation team. The primary mission of ABOTA is the preservation of the civil jury trial process. The Tampa Bay Chapter is part of the national organization which boasts over 6,300 members across the country. ABOTA is an invitation-only association. Its members have tried at least ten civil jury trials to conclusion, as well as possess additional litigation experience and exhibit the principles of courtroom civility, integrity and professionalism.