Attorney Shares Business Knowledge with Community Leaders



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Steptoe & Johnson Attorney Shares Business Knowledge with Community Leaders
Thomas Aman teaches Community Development Finance Course

A comprehensive program designed to meet the increasing challenges facing community developers in today?s marketplace has added Steptoe & Johnson attorney Tom Aman to the course of instructors presenting at its May seminar.

Aman will be teaching the Community Development Finance course to second-year students of the program. The Community Development Institute, or CDI East, is an affiliate program of West Virginia University. The curriculum consists of three one-week long training seminars that offer all-inclusive classes of professional knowledge and skills in grassroots economic development and capacity building.

At Steptoe & Johnson, Aman frequently assists community developers on economic development projects and concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial transactions, real estate, public finance, and municipal bonds. Aman is an alumnus of West Virginia University, earning a bachelor of science and a doctor of jurisprudence.

For more information, visit CDI East?s website:  

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC is a regional, business-focused firm with particular strengths in energy, labor, employment, and litigation. It comprises over 200 lawyers resident in ten locations throughout Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

For more information, contact Betsy Spellman, Chief Marketing Officer, at (304) 933-8000, or via email: Visit the firm?s Web site at:

Community Development Institute East (CDI East) was created to train community officials and volunteers in the techniques of modern leadership and management of community development efforts. The Institute focuses on building alliances and infrastructures to increase a community?s economic and social growth by expanding an individual?s ability to identify community and economic problems, set goals, encourage liaisons with outside agencies, stimulate community interaction, and bring groups together to respond to a wide range of economic and quality of life issues.



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