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Alexis Cholis is retiring after more than 70 years after admission to the Indiana bar. According to the Indiana Roil of Attorneys, Cholis has been an active lawyer six years longer than anyone in Indiana has. Cholis is an Estate and Tax attorney at Cholis & Cholis in South Bend, Indiana.
Edward F. Broderick Jr. has joined the firm of Wilson Elser as counsel in the New Jersey office. Broderick has transitioned his practice from his former firm of Broderick, Newman & Grather, P.C. His practice focused on personal injury and wrongful death actions, employment law, and civil rights and EEOC litigation.
Robert Hanlon, Sr. is listed in 2013 New Jersey Super Lawyers. Hanlon concentrates his practice in the areas of product liability, transportation, and personal injury. He is of counsel at Goldberg Segalla in Princeton, New Jersey.
Alvin J. McKenna has been named a 2013 Ohio Super Lawyer. McKenna specializes in Business Litigation and is a Partner at Porter Wright Morris & Arthur in Columbus, Ohio.
Merle F. Wilberding received a lifetime community service award from the Ohio State Bar Foundation. Wilberding received the award at the annual dinner in November 2012.
Robert S. Krause is listed in Michigan Super Lawyers for Personal Injury Defense: Products. Krause is a member in Dickinson Wright PLLC’s office in Troy, Michigan.
James E. Mackin has been named the Best Lawyers’ 2013 Syracuse Trusts and Estates “Lawyer of the Year.” Mackin is based in the Syracuse, NY office of Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC.
Francis Mathew has been appointed to the 1st Judicial District Court in Santa Fe, New Mexico by Governor Susana Martinez.
Orville L. Reed is the 2013 recipient of the Sir Thomas More Award presented by the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland. The award was presented as part of the Akron Bar Association’s Law Week Celebration. Reed is an attorney at Stark & Knoll Co., L.P.A. in Akron, Ohio.
Patrick A. Salvi has been appointed to the Illinois Supreme Court Committee on Jury Instructions in Civil Cases. Salvi is the managing partner of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. in Chicago, Illinois.
Denis J. Hauptly has been elected a member of the Board of Directors of the American Arbitration Association. Hauptly is President of Information Innovators Group based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Patrick A. Salvi has received a “Trial Lawyer Excellence Award” from Cook County’s Jury Verdict Report. Salvi was the only lawyer to receive the award in 2011 and 2012.
Michael Ridgeway has been appointed a bankruptcy judge in Minneapolis. Ridgeway currently serves as a Trial Attorney in the Minneapolis Office of U.S. Trustee.
Tim Borchers is the new national Director of Business Development for BDO US, LLC’s Forensic Technology Services in New York, New York. Borchers specializes in working with corporate clients and legal professionals to identify solutions to forensic technology issues.
Diane M. Haller has been named by Southwest Super Lawyers magazine as among the top five percent of attorneys in Arizona for 2013. Haller specializes in Real Estate Law and is an attorney at Quarles & Brady in Phoenix, Arizona.
Andrea Andrews Larkin will serve a six-year as East Lansing MI District Judge. Prior to her term, Larkin was a partner at Dickinson Wright.
Todd A. Leeson has been named a “Top Lawyer” for 2013 by American Lawyer Media. Leeson is an attorney at the law firm of Gentry Lock Rakes & Moore, LLP in Roanoke, Virginia, and concentrates his practice on labor and employment.
Mike Bosnic has been elected to a second term on the Oakland County Board of Commissioners. He represents the cities of Troy and Clawson and serves as the Vice Chair of the Public Services Committee. Bosnic is an partner at Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton, P.C. in Troy, Michigan.
Anthony E. Dowell has joined Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP as a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property and Litigation practice group. Dowell is of counsel and based in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Benjamin Allison has been selected as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. Allison is an attorney at Sutin, Thayer & Browne APC n Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Elizabeth C. Hurley has been appointed to the St. Joseph Superior Court by Governor Mike Pence of Indiana, effective March 31, 2013. Hurley also serves on the Violence Fatality Review Team and Bench and Bar Committee of St. Joseph County Bar Association.
Andrea Roberts Pierson has been named a management board member at Faegre Baker Daniels. Pierson specializes in product liability and environmental law and is based in Indianapolis, Indiana.
James M. Paulino has been recognized as the 2013 Outstanding Young Lawyer by the New York State Bar Association. Paulino is an associate at Faraci Lange LLP in Rochester, New York
Adam B. Brandon recently joined Rogers Towers as an associate in its Litigation Department. He will practice in the firm’s office located in Ponte Vedra, Florida.
Patrick Kilbane has been selected as one of the American Society of Legal Advocates’ (ASLA) Top 40 Under 40 Family Lawyers in the state of Florida. Kilbane is an attorney in the Jacksonville, Florida office of GrayRobinson.
Frank Valenzuela has been named to the 2013 Texas Rising Stars list. Valenzuela is an associate at Fanning Harper Martinson Brandt & Kutchin, P.C. in Dallas, Texas.
Christopher Mugica has been selected to the “Super Lawyers – Rising Stars” list by Thomson Reuters. Mugica was also recently listed as a 2013 Fellow by the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity. Mugica is a Partner at Jackson Walker L.L.P/ and is based in Austin, Texas.
Nitsaha A. Kadam has joined Harter Secrest & Emery as an associate in the Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation practice group. Kadam is based in the Buffalo office.
Michael Fragoso has been named to Forbes 30 Under 30 list in the area of Law and Policy. Fragoso is published on the issue of bioethics, law, and public policy and has served as a lobbyist to the United Nations for the Family Research Council’s Center for Human Life and Bioethics.
Jonathan Hwang was recently sworn in as a newly appointed Cook County Assistant State’s Attorney at a recent ceremony held in downtown Chicago.
Michael Mattingly has joined Dinsmore as an associate in the Labor & Employment Department. Mattingly works out of the firm’s Cincinnati office.
Thomas C. Gleason has joined Frost Brown Todd LLC as an associate in the Business Litigation Practice Group. Gleason works out of the firm’s Louisville office.
The Notre Dame Law Association will award the St. Thomas More Award to the Hon. Federico A. Moreno (A.B. ’74) on April 12, 2013.View All News
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