John C. Ruck ’64 ’67, recently retired as a judge of the 14th Circuit Court, Muskegon County, Mich., following 17 years of service. He and his wife, Marilyn (Fischer, ’64), reside in Whitehall, MI.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: http://www.mlive.com/news/muskegon/index.ssf/2013/03/a_family_affair_retiring_muske.html
Andre B. Gammage ’85 ’88 JD, was appointed a magistrate judge of the St. Joseph Circuit Court by Judge Michael Gotsch. Gammage was previously a managing partner of Berger Gammage & Associates, an administrative law judge for South Bend’s Department of Code Enforcement, a deputy prosecutor and public defender. He is the 3rd black attorney to serve as a judge in the county.
Carol Montavon Bealor ’93, is closing the Law Office of Carol Montavon Bealor in Niles, MI where she has practiced since 2004 to serve as the Cass County, Michigan Friend of the Court Attorney Referee where she will hear family court cases. Her new contact email is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eric R. Doden ’97, will serve as Chief Executive Officer of the Indiana Economic Development Corporation. Doden most recently worked as a principal for Domo Ventures LLC, a boutique private equity firm located in Fort Wayne.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: http://www.insideindianabusiness.com/newsitem.asp?ID=57382
Derrick Julkes ’03, is currently the Kimbrough Bar Association President as of April 2013.
Jenna L. Rager ’05, has accepted a position as Employment and Policy Legal Professional for the Office of General Counsel at the University of Notre Dame.
Jon R. Rogers ’06, welcomed a new addition to his family: Brooks Harrison David Rogers was born Monday March 25, 2013 at St. Vincent Hospital in Carmel. He weighed in at 8 lb, 7 oz and is 21 inches long. Mom Kelli, Dad, Brother Colton and Sister Harper are all doing great.
J. Sebastian Smelko ’07, recently accepted a position as General Counsel to the Ports of Indiana. Smelko was formerly Associate Counsel to Governor Mitch Daniels.
Alecia M. Schmuhl ’09, has joined Bean, Kinney & Korman, P.C. in Arlington, Va., as an associate attorney in intellectual property and business transactions.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: http://www.beankinney.com/latest-news/alecia-m-schmuhl-joins-bean-kinney-korman.php
Kathryn McEnery ’10, has been named executive director of the Whitefish Theatre Co. McEnery will be just the second executive director of the 34 year old performing arts organization.
Heather A. Looby ’10, is a member of the Connections for Abused Women and their Children’s Junior Board. For more information on an upcoming event where all are welcomed to participate, click on the following link: http://cawc.org/newsevents/
Amy K. Nowaczyk ’12, was featured in the Northwest Indiana Times. The article highlights how she used her psychology background to pursue a successful career as an elder law attorney.