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Cordell Carter, J.D. ‘07

Author: Susan Good

Cordell Carter profile Cordell Carter, J.D. ‘07, is currently Director of Public Policy at Business Roundtable. Cordell is responsible for Education, Innovation and Workforce initiatives.

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John F. Crowley, J.D. ‘92

Author: Susan Good

John Crowley news John F. Crowley will return full-time as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Amicus Therapeutics following his completion of temporary active duty with the University States Navy Reserve. Mr. Crowley previously let the Company as President and Chief Executive Officer from January 2005 through February 2010, and as Chairman and CEO until April 2011.

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Thomas Curtin, J.D. ’68, Receives William J. Brennan, Jr. Award

Author: Charles Williams

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The Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey presented the Justice William J. Brennan, Jr. Award to Thomas R. Curtin at its annual dinner June 21. The award is given to an outstanding lawyer whose contributions to the law are recognized by the Association as deserving of special and unique recognition as befits the name of Justice Brennan, in whose name the award is given.

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Charles P. Reed, J.D. ‘90

Author: Susan Good

Charles P. Reed is currently serving as President of the New Haven County Bar Association, a 1300 member voluntary local bar association in Connecticut. Charles is also the managing partner of Loughlin FitzGerald P.C.…

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Christopher Schraff, J.D. ‘72

Author: Susan Good

Christopher Schraff, J Christopher Schraff, J.D. ’72, has been ranked among the top attorneys in Ohio in the field of Natural Resources and Environment. Christopher is an attorney at Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP.…

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Michael Hays, J.D. ‘02

Author: Susan Good

Michael Hays and wife, Jenni, announce the arrival of their son, Tobin Li. Toby was born July 27, 2009 in Yunnan Province, China and came home to Elkhart, Indiana in June 2011. Big brothers Seth (age 9) and Eli (age 7) traveled to China with their parents to meet their new brother and accompany him home.

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Lindsey Brazys, J.D. ‘10

Author: Susan Good

Lindsey Brazys, J Lindsey Brazys has joined the firm of Sanders Pianowski, LLP, Elkhart, Indiana, concentrating her practice in Business Law, Real Estate, Creditor Rights and Litigation. Lindsey previously interned with a patent firm in Chicago, Illinoi, working on a range of intellectual property legal issues. She also worked as a law clerk for the Hon. Kathleen B. Lang of La Porte County Superior Court #1.

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Patrick J. Kilbane, ’05 J.D.

Author: Susan Good

Patrick J. Kilbane, an associate at GrayRobinson, was recently included on the 2011 list of “Florida Rising Stars.” The list honors attorneys under the age of 40 who have been practicing law for less than 10 years.

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Julia Meister, J.D. ‘95

Author: Susan Good

Julia Meister, a board member for the Cincinnati Area Senior Services, was recently elected President of the organization. CASS delivers essential services to Cincinnati seniors, providing Meals-on-Wheels, transportation, and guardianship programs.

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Arthur A. Vogel, Jr., J.D.’79

Author: Susan Good

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Arthur A. Vogel, Jr., J.D. ’79, was recently selected for inclusion in the 2011 Chambers USA. Chambers USA ranks the leading firms and lawyers in an extensive range of practice areas throughout America.

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Diane M. Haller, J.D. ’86

Author: Susan Good

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Diane M. Haller, J.D. ’86, was recently selected for inclusion in the 2011 Chambers USA. Chambers USA ranks the leading firms and lawyers in an extensive range of practice areas throughout America.

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Edward F. Kelly , J.D.‘87

Author: Susan Good

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Edward F. Kelly has been appointed an Assistant Chief Immigration Judge, after serving as Senior Counsel and Chief of Staff in the Office of the Chief Immigration Judge, U.S. Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review.

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Gilbert Perez, J.D. ‘93

Author: Susan Good

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Gilbert Perez, an attorney at Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A, has achieved Board Certification in Marital & Family Law by The Florida Bar. Perez concentrates his practice solely in divorce, marital and family law matters.

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Ronalyn K. Sisson, J.D. ‘90

Author: Susan Good

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Bucks County regional law firm Curtin & Heefner LLP recently announced that Ronalyn K. Sisson, a Notre Dame Law alumna and business and litigation lawyer, joined the firm. Sisson focuses her practice on business formation and counseling, commercial law, litigation and employment law. She is a resident in Curtin & Heefner’s Morrisville, Pa. office.

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Tim Abeska, J.D. ‘82

Author: Susan Good

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Tim Abeska, a partner in the South Bend office of Barnes & Thornburg LLP, was named a Distinguished Barrister by Indiana Lawyer. One of 15 attorneys across the state to receive the honor, Abeska was chosen based on his professional accomplishments, as well as his demonstrated leadership within the legal community.

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Sean Seymore, J.D. '06, to be MIT's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Visiting Associate Professor in Spring 2012

Author: Susan Good

Sean Seymore has been appointed to the Program in Science, Technology and Society at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Visiting Associate Professor in Spring 2012.

MIT established the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Visiting Professor Program in 1995 to enhance and recognize the contributions of outstanding scholars. The program is designed to allow visiting professors to enhance their scholarship through intellectual interactions with MIT

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Eric Jensen, J.D., ’94

Author: Susan Good

Eric Jensen, J.D., ’94, currently a Visiting Assistant Professor at Fordham University School of Law, has accepted a tenure track position at Brigham Young University’s J. Reuben Clark Law School.

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Joseph A. Tomain, J.D., ’01

Author: Susan Good

Joseph A. Tomain, J.D., ’01, has been hired as a new Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law.

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Sean Seymore, J.D. ’06

Author: Susan Good

Sean Seymour, J.D. ’06, Ph.D. Chemistry ’01, has been appointed Associate Professor of Law at Vanderbilt University Law School.

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Derek Muller, J.D. ’07

Author: Susan Good

Derek Muller, J.D. ’07, currently a Visiting Assistant Professor of Law at the Dickensen School of Law at Penn State, has been hired by Pepperdine University School of Law.

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Kathryn Barrett, J.D. ‘08

Author: Susan Good

The litigation practice group of Denver law firm Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck recently added Kathryn Barrett as an associate.

Before joining the firm, she was an associate at New York law firm Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell, where she focused her practice on patent, trademark, unfair competition, labor and employment and business litigation. She has experience in luxury consumer goods, medical devices, children’s toys, biotechnology and travel services.

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Randall D. Roybal (J.D. 1991)

Author: Susan Good

Randall D. Roybal has been elected as President of the Association of Judicial Disciplinary Counsel, the international association of judicial disciplinary agency directors, counsel, prosecutors, and investigators with members from the United States, Canada and Israel. He is the Executive Director and General Counsel of the New Mexico Judicial Standards Commission.

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John Ubinger (J.D. 1973)

Author: Susan Good

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John W. Ubinger, Jr., a senior vice president with the Pennsylvania Environmental Council and 1973 graduate of the Notre Dame Law School, was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Pennsylvania Bar Association for enhancing and furthering the practice of environmental law.

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Judge Willie G. Lipscomb, '75 J.D., Honored at the 38th Annual BLSA Alumni Weekend

Author: Charles Williams

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The Honorable Willie G. Lipscomb, J.D. ‘75, of Michigan’s 36th District Court, has been named the Alvin McKenna Alumnus of the Year by the Notre Dame Chapter of the Black Law Students Association (BLSA). Judge Lipscomb will receive the award at the 38th Annual BLSA Alumni Weekend celebration dinner, which will be held at the Notre Dame Stadium Press Box on Saturday, April 9 at 6:00 pm.

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John M. Dunn, ’93 J.D., joins American Board of Trial Advocates

Author: Charles Williams

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John M. Dunn has been invited to join the American Board of Trial Advocates after a vote by the current San Joaquin Valley Chapter members and approval by the national organization. The Modesto, Calif., attorney is a partner with the law firm McCormick Barstow. He was the only person to be invited into the San Joaquin Valley Chapter in 2010, and he becomes the 74th member in the Valley.

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Brendan Lowrey (J.D. 2003)

Author: Susan Good

Brendan Lowrey (JD ’03) has been selected for inclusion in Texas Rising Stars® 2011 by Thomson Reuters. The list will be published in the April 2011 issue of Texas Monthly. Brendan is a Law Associate at Thompson & Knight LLP.

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Conor Dugan, ’03 J.D. participates in oral arguments as amicus curiae in the Ninth Circuit case

Author: Charles Williams

U.S. Department of Justice attorney Conor Dugan, ’03 J.D., recently represented the United States when it participated in oral arguments as amicus curiae in the Ninth Circuit case, Khatib v. County of Orange. The court, sitting en banc to review an earlier Ninth Circuit panel decision, ruled 11-0 in favor of a Muslim woman’s right to bring a lawsuit accusing her Southern California jailers of violating her religious freedom by ordering her to take off her head scarf in a courthouse holding cell.

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Thomas P. Dillon (J.D. 1990)

Author: Susan Good

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Thomas P. Dillon (J.D. 1990) has been selected for inclusion in either the 2011 edition of Ohio Super Lawyers.

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