Jim Mountain, a shareholder in the Portland and Salem offices of Harrang Long Gary Rudnick P.C., was inducted into the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers at an Induction Ceremony held at The Benson Hotel during the 2008 AAAL Fall Meeting. The American Academy of Appellate Lawyers was founded in 1990 to recognize outstanding appellate lawyers and promote the improvement of appellate advocacy and the administration of the appellate courts. Membership in the Academy is by invitation only; with their current membership at 288 Fellows. Academy Fellows must have been in appellate practice for at least 15 years and only lawyers with a recognized reputation for the highest integrity and excellence in appellate work are invited to membership. Candidates for membership must be nominated by a present Academy member, reviewed and approved by a Membership Evaluation Committee, and elected at a regular Academy meeting. We are pleased to announce that Jim Mountain was approved unanimously for membership in the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers.