GOARCH - September 8, 1997

Archdiocese of America Names New General Counsel

NEW YORK - Attorney John M. Mavroudis has been named General Counsel of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, effective immediately.

Mr. Mavroudis is a 1972 graduate cum laude of the Syracuse University College of Law. He was an editor of the "Syracuse Law Review" and is a member of the bar of the states of New York, New Jersey and Florida. Following a brief period as an associate at the Wall Street law firm of Patterson, Belknap & Webb, Mr. Mavroudis has been in private practice for more than 23 years.

An Archon, Mr. Mavroudis has served on the board of the Order of St. Andrew the Apostle since 1988, and also has been its counsel.

Mr. Mavroudis succeeds Theodore Theophilos and Emanuel G. Demos, who will continue serving as chairman and vice chairman, respectively, of the Archdiocesan Council Legal Committee.

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