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HOEPPNER WAGNER & EVANS LAW FIRM DONATES TO THE VALPARAISO UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL CHARLES R. GROMLEY MEMORIAL ENDOWED FUND

Dean Andrea D. Lyon with Hoeppner Wagner & Evans partners Todd A. Leeth ('88) and Larry G. Evans ('62)

Dean Andrea D. Lyon with Hoeppner Wagner & Evans partners Todd A. Leeth (’88) and Larry G. Evans (’62)

On Tuesday, May 9, the law firm of Hoeppner Wagner & Evans presented $12,000 to the Charles R. Gromley Memorial Endowed Fund.

Firm partners and Valparaiso University Law School alumni, Larry G. Evans (’62) and Todd A. Leeth (’88), presented the donation, which provides student scholarships, to Dean Andrea D. Lyon.

“Hoeppner Wagner & Evans is proud to support the institution that has fostered a strong legal community in our region and throughout the state. Through this contribution, we honor the famed law professor Charles Gromley who was a mentor and educator to many,” Evans and Leeth said.

Hoeppner Wagner & Evans is located in Northwest Indiana, with offices in Merrillville and Valparaiso and serves clients from around the world. The law firm has been named to “Best Law Firm List” for 11 consecutive years and has consistently earned top honors in the categories of corporate law and litigation in Northwest Indiana Business Quarterly. Their clients receive the benefit of years of trial experience as well as representation in many facets of litigation such as alternative dispute resolution, administrative proceedings, complex litigation, jury trials, and appeals in state and federal courts. The firm also provides representation to clients in business, banking, real estate, zoning, estate planning, and wealth management.

“We are extremely grateful to Hoeppner Wagner & Evans for helping to provide student scholarships and for their support of Valparaiso University Law School and its commitment to leadership and service,” said Dean Lyon.

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ABOUT VALPARAISO UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL

Founded in 1879, Valparaiso University Law School is the 38th oldest American Bar Association (ABA) accredited law school in the United States. A Midwestern school committed to diversity and service, Valparaiso University Law School attracts students and faculty with broadly different backgrounds and perspectives. They are natural leaders who are called to the law to help people and serve society as a whole. Valparaiso Law established its legal clinic in 1967, and was among the first law schools to serve the public through legal clinics that provide low-cost or no-cost representation by licensed law students. This commitment to practical education is reflected in an innovative curriculum, introduced in 2013, that supports a broad range of career options within the legal profession.