NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jones Walker is pleased to announce that partner J. Kelly Duncan was elected President of the International Masters of Gaming Law (IMGL) at its Fall Conference in Vienna, Austria. His term commences January 1, 2012. Mr. Duncan, who leads the firm's gaming practice and is a member of Jones Walker's board of directors, has been listed among the world's top gaming attorneys in the Chambers Global Guide since 2009. Mr. Duncan is one of only 10 gaming attorneys from the United States listed by Chambers and Partners as a notable practitioner in the area of Gaming & Gambling.
IMGL is a nonprofit association whose membership is by invitation only. IMGL membership consists of over 250 members from 38 countries and 32 states and the District of Columbia in the United States. Members of IMGL actively participate in industry-sponsored conferences worldwide as well as the two yearly conferences held by the IMGL. Additionally, IMGL publishes four magazines in the United States, Canada, South America and Europe as well as the Casino Law & Looseleaf Service and sponsors the UNLV Gaming Law Review and the Gaming Law Review and Economics publication.
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