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Alumni Class Notes Week- August 24-28, 2015

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William C. Hartley, Jr. ’96L, was recently appointed the  new chairman of the Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council (IPAC) Board of Directors. He was elected to the post during the recent IPAC 2015 Summer Conference in Merrillville. Mr. Hartley has been the Wabash County Prosecutor for 12 years. Read the official press release here.

 

 

 

 

Alumni Class Notes Week – August 10-14, 2014

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Dan Smolnik ’86L has been appointed by the Connecticut General Assembly to the  Commission on Connecticut’s Leadership in Corporation & Business Law. Dan also currently serves as Secretary Treasurer of the Tax Section of the Connecticut Bar Association and as Chairman of the Federal Business Tax Subcommittee.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Jeffrey W. Ahlers ’87L was listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016. First published in 1983, The Best Lawyers in America has become regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Read more here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alumni Class Notes Week – July 27-31, 2015

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Shelice Tolbert ’00 was featured at a guest commentary writer in the NWI Times regarding the United Way’s Day of Caring on August 21, 2015 in NWI. Check out the article here.

 

 

 

Current 3L, Maya Rodriguez-Alvarez was featured for her work with the Hammond High School Girls Soccer team. Read more here.

 

 

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Perry J. Browder ’88L was elected as the Second Vice President of Illinois Bar Foundation. Read the press release here.

 

 

Alumni Class Notes Week – June 8-12, 2015

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Hugo Gamez ’10L recently won an appeal in the Central district Court of Appeals for an age discrimination case wherein the lower court granted Defendant a motion for summary judgment on all causes of action. Mr. Gamez also started his own firm in November 2014.

 

 

 

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Leah McNeely ’11L,an attorney in the firm Quarles & Brady LLP’s Health Law Practice Group, set up and ran pro bono programs which received an award. Read more about the award and programs here.

 

 

 

 

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Paul A. Rossi ’97L, David Andrick ’03L and Brett Galvan ’14L are attorneys at Paul Rossi LLC which was recently voted one of the Best in The Region by the NWI Times. Read the official press release here.

 

 

 

Alumni Class Notes Week – May 25-29, 2015

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Todd Schafer ’10L was featured in NWI.com. Find more information here.

 

 

 

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Kelly Travis ’96L, a former Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in Berrien County, Michigan, has joined Kotz Sangster Wysocki P.C. in the Niles, Michigan office. View Kelly Travis Press Release here.

 

 

 

 

Alumni Class Notes Week- May 18-22, 2015

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Melissa Miller Proctor ’96L has joined the national law firm Polsinelli as a shareholder in its Phoenix office. Proctor has extensive experience negotiating and advising manufacturers, retailers (including online retailers), importers and exporters on complex international trade issues involving customs law, export controls, embargoes and economic sanctions, anti-boycott compliance, federal and state agency requirements impacting imports and exports, and trade issues involving non-U.S. jurisdictions.

 

 

 

 

Alumni Class Notes Week – May 11- 15, 2015

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Karen Tallian ’90L will be seeking the 2016 Dem nomination for governor of Indiana.

 

 

 

 


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Attorney Sherry A. Hartzler ’02 has been named a Magistrate in the Allen Superior Court Family Relations Division, by Judge Charles Pratt succeeding Thomas P. Boyer. See more here.

 

 

 

 

Alumni Class Notes Week – May 4- 8, 2015

  • Hon. Edward J. Nemeth ’83L passed away on Saturday, May 2, 2015. During his 31 year legal career, Judge Nemeth served as the Porter County Juvenile Court Magistrate Judge from 2004 until his retirement in 2012. Our thoughts are with the Nemeth family during this difficult time.

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Justin Vining  ’10L created a remarkable mural depicting the history of Urschel Laboratories at the company’s new global headquarters in Chesterton. See more here.

 

 

 

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Katie Ellis ’14L is now an Associate Attorney at ZKT Law in Chicago, IL.

 

 

Alumni Class Notes- Wk April 20-24, 2015

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An investiture was held on April 22 for Jeffrey J. Graham ’98L as United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Southern District of Indiana.

 

 

Alumni Class Notes – Wk April 13-17, 2015 

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MICHAEL TOLBERT ’00 – NEWLY ELECTED MEMBER OF THE AMERICAN LAW INSTITUTE