Accolades & Achievements

The University of Chicago Law School is proud to recognize noteworthy events in the lives of its alumni through the Accolades & Achievements Blog. Information is gathered from newspaper articles, press releases, and alumni submissions. The blog is updated periodically and is a complement to the Class Notes section of The Record, which is published semi-annually.

If you would like an event added to or removed from the blog, or to report any inaccuracies, please email Alison Coppelman, Director, Alumni Relations, at acoppelman@uchicago.edu.

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November 14, 2012

From the Chicago-Kent website:

IIT Chicago-Kent Professor Ronald W. Staudt was elected president of the College of Law Practice Management (COLPM) at the organization's futures conference and annual meeting October 25–27 in Washington, D.C.

November 13, 2012

Excerpted from twincities.com

A team of former Democratic rivals will be running the show at the Minnesota Capitol next year.

Two legislators who battled with Gov. Mark Dayton for the Democratic-Farmer-Labor gubernatorial nomination in 2010 were to be elected leaders of the party's new House and Senate majorities on Thursday, Nov. 8.

November 12, 2012

Excerpted from the website of the Horace Mann School:

November 7, 2012

Excerpted from blog.heartland.org:

October 31, 2012

From the Vorys website:

October 30, 2012

Excerpted from The European Financial Review:

October 29, 2012

Excerpted from The National Review:

October 25, 2012

From CBS Sports:

Commissioner David Stern announced Thursday that he will retire from his position as head of the National Basketball Association on Feb. 1, 2014. The Board of Governors has unanimously voted to negotiate with Adam Silver to replace Stern as commisioner of the NBA.