Alumni News & Accolades
The Alumni News & Accolades blog gathers information from news articles and press releases about noteworthy events in the lives of alumni. It is a complement to the Class Notes section of The Record.
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Kimball Parker, '13, has created CO/COUNSEL, a new Wikipedia-like web site designed to help the general public more easily find legal information.
Attorney General Lisa M. Madigan announced Thursday that David Franklin, '97, will replace Carolyn Shapiro, '95, as the state’s next solicitor general, saying in a statement that his “wealth of experience and knowledge of the law will serve the state of Illinois well.”
Richard Leverett credits his late parents — Richard and Betty Leverett — for encouraging him to discover the path that has led him to success as an attorney, chief of staff for Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, and now AT&T director of external affairs for 20 counties in the northern third of Indiana.
The Vatican has named Kim Daniels, '94, as a member of the Secretariat for Communications, a body created by Pope Francis last year to manage and overhaul Rome’s different news and media outlets.
David Medine, '78, was only four days into his job when Edward Snowden changed everything.
The Snowden leaks became the cornerstone of Medine’s work leading the PCLOB over the next three years.
We are pleased to announce that Martha E.("Meg") Gifford, '76, received the Joan L. Ellenbogen Founder's Award from the Women's Bar Association of the State of New York at its convention in June.
Jean-Jacques (J) Cabou, '03, a partner in Perkins Coie's White Collar & Investigations practice, has been elected as a member of The American Law Institute.