Alumni Notes

Classes 2010-Present


Michael Bergerson, Jr. ’10 J.D.

Barnes & Thornburg, LLP is pleased to announce that partner Michael Bergerson '10 J.D. has been named to the Class of 2020 “Michiana 40 Under 40” List. Bergerson is an experienced...
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Elizabeth A. Klesmith ’14 J.D.

Tuesley Hall Konopa, LLP is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Klesmith '14 J.D. has been named to the Class of 2020 “Michiana 40 Under 40” List. Klesmith practices in the areas...
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Michael A. Wrapp ’10 BA, ’14 J.D./MBA

Tiffany & Bosco is proud to announce that Michael Wrapp '10 BA, '14 J.D/MBA has been recently selected as a 2020 Super Lawyers Southwest Rising Star in the area of Real...

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Classes 2000-2009

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Sarah Evans ’00 J.D.

The law firm of Schwartz Semerdjian is pleased to announce the addition of Sarah Evans '00 J.D. as a named partner of the firm, which has changed its name to...

Nicholas Surmacz ’07 J.D.

Kobre & Kim is proud to announce that Nicholas Surmacz '07 J.D. has been selected and profiled by Global Investigations Review as one of the “40 Under 40” world’s leading young...

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Classes 1990-1999

Mya Whitmore-Hinton '94 J.D.

Mya Whitmore-Hinton '94 J.D. was recently featured in several news articles about College Football Parents 24/7, a group that she and her husband, Chris Hinton, launched to give parents a voice...
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Joseph W. Scott '90 J.D.

Joseph W. Scott '90 J.D. has been hired for a second stint as the Air Force Academy men’s basketball head coach. Upon graduation from law school, Scott served a year as...
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Michelle Porter ’97 J.D.

Goulston Storrs is pleased to announce that director Michelle Porter '97 J.D. who co-chairs the firm’s Private Client & Trust Group, has been appointed to the Boston Foundation Professional Advisors...

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Classes 1980-1989

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Joseph Shannon ’88 J.D.

Joseph Shannon is the founding partner of Shannon Law Group, P.C., a personal injury trial practice in Chicago that has been dedicated to fighting for people injured by the negligence...
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Michael N. Chesney ’92 J.D.

Frantz Ward is proud to announce that Labor and Employment partner Michael Chesney ’92 J.D. has been elected to the Board of Directors of InMotion for a three-year term. InMotion...
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Frederic X. (Fritz) Shadley, ’78 BS, ’81 J.D.

Ulmer & Berne LLP proudly announces that partner Fritz Shadley has been honored by Benchmark Litigation in the area of Business & Commercial Litigation, Construction, and Product Liability. Shadley is...

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Classes 1970-1979

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James D. Friedman ’72 J.D.

James Friedman '72 J.D. was appointed by the Wisconsin Supreme Court for a term of four years effective January 1, 2020, as a referee to preside over attorney disciplinary matters...

In Memoriam: Bob Whitmore '69, '76 J.D.

Bob Whitmore '69, '76 J.D., who starred for the Fighting Irish basketball team and later graduated from Notre Dame Law School, died May 23 after a long fight with pancreatic...

In Memoriam: Michael Barnes '73 J.D.

Senior Indiana Court of Appeals Judge Michael Barnes '73 J.D. passed away on May 22, leaving a legacy of more than 40 years in public service. The Indiana Lawyer recounted his career...

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Classes 1960-1969

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In Memoriam: Robert Gaynor Berry, ’63 J.D.

It is with deep regret that Notre Dame Law School announces the passing of longtime Law School Advisory Council member Robert Gaynor Berry, ’63 J.D., who died on April 23...
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In Memoriam: Thomas M. Dowling, ’69 J.D.

It is with great sadness that the law school announces the passing of Thomas Dowling on October 26, 2019 in Mendon, Vermont. After graduation, Dowling spent six years in Chicago...
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In Memoriam: Gerald M. Gallivan, ’61 J.D.

It is with great sadness that the law school announces the passing of Gerald Gallivan on September 5, 2019 in Oklahoma City. Upon his graduation from Notre Dame Law School...

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Classes 1950-1959

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In Memoriam: Carl F. Eiberger '52, '54 J.D.

It is with great sadness that the Law School announces the passing of Carl Eiberger on March 6, 2019, in Golden, Colorado. Eiberger practiced law for more than 50 years...
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Carl F. Eiberger, Jr., ’52 BS, ’54 J.D.

Carl Eiberger was honored by Marquis Who’s Who with a Lifetime Achievement Award for Law. Eiberger celebrates over 50 years of practicing law and has been noted for his achievements,...

In Memoriam: Joseph F. Gargan, ’52 BA, ‘55 J.D.

It is with a heavy heart that the law school announces the passing of Joseph Gargan on December 12, 2017 in Lansdowne, Virginia. Gargan was formerly of Hyannis Port, Massachusetts....

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Classes 1940-1949

In Memoriam: Robert L. Miller Sr. '42, '47 J.D.

Robert L. Miller Sr., a longtime St. Joseph County judge and advocate for veterans, passed away on April 27. He was 98. "Judge Miller represented the best of us," Dean Nell...

In Memoriam: George B. Newitt, ’48 J.D.

George Newitt, attorney and longtime Wheaton College trustee, died at the age of 100 in Wheaton, Illinois on April 18, 2018. Newitt began his legal career working in the law...

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