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Orville L. Reed, ’73 J.D.

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.

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Patrick A. Salvi, ’78 J.D.

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.

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Denis J. Hauptly, ’72 J.D.

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.

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Patrick A. Salvi, ’78 J.D.

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.

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Scott C. Sullivan, ’76 B.B.A. ’79 J.D.

Scott C. Sullivan has been inducted into the Irish Legal 100 sponsored by the New York based Irish Voice newspaper. Irish Legal 100 is comprised of distinguished lawyers of Irish descent from across the United States. Sullivan is a partner at Williams McCarthy LLP in Rockford, Illinois.

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Christopher R. Schraff, ’72 J.D.

Christopher R. Schraff has been named a 2013 Ohio Super Lawyer. Schraff specializes in Environmental Law and is a Partner at Porter Wright Morris & Arthur in Columbus, Ohio.

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Timothy J. Howard, ’76 J.D.

Timothy J. Howard has been named a 2013 Illinois Super Lawyer by Law & Politics. Howard is an attorney at Howard & Howard PLLC in Peoria, Illinois.

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John T. Sperla, ’75 J.D.

John T. Sperla has been elected to the Management Committee of Mika Meyers Becket & Jones PLC. Sperla is an attorney based in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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Bruce L. Sendek, ’77 J.D.

Bruce L. Sendek has been recognized as a Top Lawyer in Metro Detroit 2013 by DBusiness magazine. Sendek is an attorney at Butzel Long and specializes in Business and Commercial Litigation.

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James D. Friedman, ’72 JD

James D. Friedman has been selected as a “Lawyer of the Year” in The Best Lawyers in America 2013 and a 2012 Wisconsin Super Lawyer for his work in Banking. Friedman is a partner at Quarles & Brady in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and specializes in Banking and Finance Law.

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Arthur A. Vogel, Jr., ‘79 JD

Arthur A. Vogel, Jr. has been selected as a “Lawyer of the Year” in The Best Lawyers in America 2013. Vogel is a partner at Quarles & Brady in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and specializes in Litigation-Environmental.

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James Mall, ’74 BBA, ’78 MBA, ’78 JD

James Mall was recently selected for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America 2013 in the fields of Real Estate Law, Commercial Litigation, and Litigation-Construction. Mall is a partner at Meyer, Unkovic & Scott.

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Douglas M. Branson, ’65 BA, ’74 JD

Douglas M. Branson has authored Three Tastes of Nuroc Mam: The Brown Water Navy & Visits to Vietnam. Branson is the W. Edward Sell Chair in Law at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

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Roosevelt Thomas, ’76 JD

Roosevelt Thomas has joined the law firm of Warner Norcross & Judd LLP as senior counsel. Thomas is based in Grand Rapids, MI, and concentrates his practice on white-collar criminal defense and litigation.

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James D. Friedman, ’72 JD

James D. Friedman will receive the Charles L. Goldberg Distinguished Service Award by the Wisconsin Law Foundation in October 2012. Friedman is a partner in the Milwaukee office of Quarles & Brady.

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Timothy J. Howard, ’76 JD

Timothy Howard has been named to Super Lawyers Business Edition 2012. Howard works in the Peoria office of Howard & Howard and specializes in Business Litigation.

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Dean A. Calland, ’79 J.D.

Dean A. Calland has been named by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers magazine as one of the top environmental lawyers in Pennsylvania for 2012. Calland is a lawyer at Babst Calland.

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James R. Mall, ’74 BA, ’78 JD, ’78 MBA

James R. Mall, a partner at Meyer, Unkovic & Scott, has earned a LEED Green credential from the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Institute. The credential recognizes professionals who have demonstrated an understanding of sustainable, green building technologies, practices and principles.

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Orville L. Reed, ’73 JD

Orville L. Reed has joined Stark & Knoll as a partner in the Akron, Ohio law firm’s Litigation and Employment Group. Reed was recently awarded the honor of “Best Lawyers Akron Personal Injury Litigation Defendants Lawyer of the Year.”

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Patrick A. Salvi, ’78 JD

Patrick A. Salvi has been selected for inclusion in the 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in American in the specialties of Medical Malpractice Law and Personal Injury Litigation. The law offices of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. are based in Waukegan and Chicago, Illinois.

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Arthur A. Vogel Jr., ’79 JD

Arthur A. Vogel Jr. has been recognized as a “Leader in Their Field” by Chambers USA. Vogel specializes in Natural Resources & Environment at Quarles & Brady.

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John Gaal, ’74 BA, ’77 JD

John Gaal of Syracuse is the new chair of the 2,360-member Labor and Employment Law Section of the New York State Bar Association. Gaal is a member of Bond, Schoeneck & King. He practices labor and employment law on behalf of management, with an emphasis on higher education, construction and health care.

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Kevin O’Connor, ’76 J.D.

Kevin O’Connor has been named a Florida Super Lawyer for his work in the area of Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice. O’Connor is a partner in the Miami office of Foley & Mansfield.

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David Guaderrama, ’79 J.D.

U.S. Magistrate Judge David Guaderrama has been confirmed by the Senate as District Judge for the Western District of Texas – El Paso Division.

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