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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October 25, 2012

Excerpted from the Charlotte Observer:

Republican Cherie Berry points to one chart to demonstrate why she believes she deserves a fourth term as the state’s labor commissioner.

October 24, 2012

From codeforamerica.org:

October 23, 2012

From MainJustice.com:

The search for a new United States Attorney in Chicago, one of the most highly coveted federal prosecutor jobs in the country, has been narrowed to eight candidates, according to sources close to the process.

October 22, 2012

Excerpted from SeattleTimes.com:

Attorney General Rob McKenna surprised many lawmakers last session when a campaign news conference on state spending turned into an attack on Democratic House Speaker Frank Chopp.

October 19, 2012

From Law.com:

October 19, 2012

Kristy Johnson '05 will be featured as Mayme in Pulitzer Prize-winning Playwright Lynn Nottage's "Intimate Apparel," winner of the 2004 New York Drama Critics Circle Award and the Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Off-Broadway Play, beginning November 6.

October 18, 2012

From TwinCities.com: 

Sen. Amy Klobuchar was a popular guest at a welcome-home ceremony for about 200 soldiers last weekend in Brooklyn Park.

Maj. Gen. Richard Nash, the adjutant general of the Minnesota National Guard, introduced Klobuchar to the audience as a "tireless advocate for Minnesota service members and their families."

October 18, 2012

From the Perkins Coie website:

October 17, 2012

From CBS St. Louis:

A Missouri nominating commission has given Gov. Jay Nixon his choice of a trial judge, a St. Louis attorney and a former aide to fill an opening on the state Supreme Court.

October 16, 2012

From The Marietta Daily Journal: