Alumni in the News

April 2015

April 30—Alumnus Alan L. Tinsley ’89 has been appointed by Governor Abbott to the Texas State University System Board of Regents. more...

April 29—UHLC alumnus, Judge Don Coffey ‘92, will be the keynote speaker at two commencement ceremonies at Lee College. more...

April 24—UHLC alumnus Jo Nelson ’75 has passed away, according to an obituary in today’s Houston Chronicle.

April 23—Governor Greg Abbott has appointed UHLC alumnus Derrick Mitchell ‘99 to the Texas Southern University Board of Regents. more...

April 23—UHLC alumnus Peter Watson ‘01, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of McCoy Global, has accepted the role of Vice President of Corporate Development. more...

April 21—UHLC alumnus Anthony Newton ‘99 has joined DLA Piper’s Houston office as a partner. more...

April 17-Alumnus Susan Walstad ’80  has passed away. more...

April 16-UHLC alumna Alison L. Chen has joined Akin Gump as a partner in its tax practice in Houston, according to an announcement by the firm. more...

April 13—UHLC alumnus Jeff Andrews ‘05 was named to the 2015 Texas Rising Stars List. more...   

April 8—UHLC alumna Gloria Tarpley ‘84 has been elected to the Rice University Board of Trustees. more...  

April 8—UHLC alumni Deborah Cartwright ’85 & David Poage ’83 have joined the Board of Trustees for Howard Payne University. more...   

April 5—Alumnus Michael Milligan ‘68 has passed away. more...   

April 5— UHLC alumnus Richard H. Mundy ‘57 passed away at the age of 90. His obituary was published in Florida Today. more...

April 2—UHLC alumnus Stewart J. Guss ‘94 has announced the winner of the annual Stewart J. Guss college scholarship. more...   

April 1—Alumnus Barrett Schitka ’15 was awarded the “Energy Explorers Award” from the University of Houston Energy program. more...  

March 2015

March 29—Alumnus Gregory Sweeney ‘70 has passed away. more...

March 27—UHLC alumnus Richard Morrison ‘77 has been elected to the Arizona Community Foundation board of directors. more...

March 27—UHLC alumna Tara Williams ‘03 is now an ‘of counsel’ attorney with Greenberg Traurig LLP in Houston. more...  

March 25—UHLC alumnus Douglas Samuelson ‘83 has passed away. more...

March 25—The Daily Cougar published an article on the career of UHLC alumnus Ken Bailey ’72. more...

March 22—UHLC alumnus Justin Opitz ‘05 has joined the Dallas office of McGuireWoods LLP. more...

March 22—UHLC alumnus and former faculty member Richard W. “Rick” Ewing ‘57 has passed away. more...

March 22—UHLC alumna Star Jones ’86, President of the Today Professional Diversity Network, Inc., hosted a career networking fair for diverse job seekers in Houston. more...

March 22—Alumna Judge Eleanor Ross ’94 was profiled by The Daily Report. more...

March 20—Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP attorneys & UHLC alumni Jessica Glatzer Mason ‘05, Rhonda Reed Weiner ’05, and Scott D. Ellis ’06 were named 2015 Texas Rising Stars. more...   

March 18—Governor Greg Abbott has appointed UHLC alumnus Andrew Cobos ‘11 to the Veterans Land Board. more...  

March 18—UHLC alumni Allison Byman ‘03, Nathan Milliron ‘04, Sabrina Neff ‘08, and Sarah Robbins ‘10 have been recognized as 2015 Texas Rising Stars. more...  

March 17—Judge Keith Giblin ’10 was recently ordained as a priest, according to an article from the Beaumont Enterprise website. more...

March 17—William B. Schaeffer, Jr. ’68 has passed away. more...  

March 13- UHLC alumnus Jason C. Gay published an article in The Federalist discussing lifetime judicial appointments.  more...

March 13- UHLC alumnus Shahid A. Ghauri joined Jones Walker LLP as a partner in the Business and Commercial Transactions Practice Group.

March 12- UHLC alumnus Richard L. Connors ’85 has joined the Jackson Lewis P.C. Kansas City Region office as Shareholder. more...

March 12- UHLC alumnus James Michael Brooks ’83 has passed away. His obituary appeared in the Houston Chronicle. more...

March 9- UHLC alumni Luke Gilman ’10 and Crystal Parker ’05 were selected to the “Super Lawyers Rising Star” list for business litigation. more...

March 6- UHLC alumni Wade Johnson ’08 and Vishal Patel ’08 were selected to the “Super Lawyers Rising Star” list for intellectual property litigation.  more...

March 4- UHLC alumna Susan L. Stoner is retiring after 24 years as in-house counsel for the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 757 of Portland Oregon. more...

March 2- UHLC alumnus Michael Donaldson has been appointed as a director of the Houston Bar Foundation. more...  

March 2- UHLC alumnus Tom Godbold will serve as treasurer of the Houston Bar Foundation.   more...

February 2015

February 28- UHLC alumna Kelley Peacock will be honored at the 2015 Women’s History Reception by the In His Image Ministry. more...

Feb. 19- UHLC alumnus Gregory Wright has become a board member of the East Texas Communities Foundation. more...  

Feb. 17-UHLC alumnus James W. Adams has been selected for a Fullbright Specialist Project at the High Court of Namibia.  more...

Feb. 17 - UHLC alumni Judge James E. Scanlan, Jr. ’62 passed away. more...

Feb. 16- UHLC alumna Claudia A. Frost ’82 was named as one of the 2015 recipients of the “Premier Women in Law” award by the Association of Women Attorneys. more...

Feb. 13- UHLC alumna the Honorable Adele O. Hedges ’74 with husband Daniel K. Hedges was profiled in a Texas Lawyer article about long-lasting marriages between Texas lawyers more...

Feb. 13- UHLC alumni Richard A. Schwartz ’79 & Monica Oathout ’87 joined Vorys, Sater, Seymore and Pease LLP as Partners. (more... )

Feb. 11- Foley & Lardner has promoted alumna Kadie Jelenchick ‘05 to partner in the Milwaukee office. more...

Feb. 9- UHLC alumnus Collen Robb has passed away. Her obituary appeared on the Dignity Memorial website. more...

Feb. 9- UHLC alumnus Tony G. Buzbee ’97 was named “Litigator of the Week” by the Texas Lawyer. more...

Feb.7-UHLC alumna, State Rep. Senfronia Thompson ‘96 (D-Houston) and UHLC alumnus, State Rep. John Whitmire ‘76 (D-Houston) were both featured in an article reported by the Texas Lawyer. more...

Feb. 6- UHLC alumna Jennifer C. Chiang has been appointed as the new associate judge for the city of Sugar Land. more...

Feb. 5- UHLC alumnus Judge Mark Price has passed away; he was profiled on The Wichita Falls Times Record News for his years of service to the community. more...

Feb. 5- UHLC alumnus Gordon J. Quan launched his own immigration law firm along with alumni Alexandre Afanassiev, Angelique Montano, and Jennifer Dulay Mizulski. more...

Feb. 5- UHLC alumnus Richard Rafes has been appointed interim vice president for academic affairs at Peru State College. more...

Feb. 5- Cardon Outreach has announced that UHLC alumna, Joellyn Campagne has been named Chief Human Resources Officer. more...

Feb. 4- UHLC alumna, Heather Frayre has joined Cox Smith’s immigration practice. more...

Feb. 4- The Chiangrai Times published an article by UHLC alumnus Robert Virasin regarding material law, defamation, and Section 112 in Thailand. more...

Feb. 3- UHLC alumna S. Shawn Stephens was inducted into Tascosa High School’s Hall of Fame. more...

Feb. 3- Gust Rosenfeld announced that UHLC alumna Barbara U. Rodriguez-Pashkowski has been named Chair of the Maricopa County Bar Association’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee. more...

Feb. 2- UHLC alumnus Michael Alan Orlando ’81 “Litigator of the Week” by the Texas Lawyer. more...

Feb. 2- UHLC alumnus Pat L. Hughes ’83 was named “Administrative Partner” to open the Haynes and Boone LLP Denver office. more...

January 2015

Jan. 29- UHLC alumnus Bob Shults will be speaking at the Greater Tomball Pachyderm Clu’s February meeting. more...

Jan. 29- Liskow & Lewis announced that UHLC alumna Nina Bianchi Skinner joined its Houston office. more...

Jan. 29- Business Wire reported that UHLC alumna Yiting (Dora) Hu has joined Foster LLP. more...

Jan. 28- UHLC alumna Kristi DeCluitt ‘99 has been hired as the new criminal justice program analyst for McLennan County more...

January 27- UHLC alumna Melodee Armstrong has been selected as the Municipal Court Judge of Glenn Heights. more...

Jan. 26- UHLC alumnus Jordan Faykus ‘06 has been named a Partner at Baker & McKenzie LLP more... 

Jan. 26- UHLC alumnus Dwayne Mason has been named a “leading practitioner” in the fifth edition of the WTR 1000, a trademark industry guide published by the World Trademark Review. more...

January 23- Legge, Farrow, Kimmitt, McGrath & Brown announced the promotion of UHLC alumnus Jacob C. Esparza as partner. more...

January 22- UHLC alumnus Harry Fleming was featured in the Life Science Report for his contribution to the health industry. more...

January 21- UHLC alumna Ellen Lain has passed away Jan. 13th at the age of 66. Her obituary appeared in the Houston Chronicle. more...

January 20- UHLC alumnus Kirk Worley has passed away Jan. 17th at the age of 44. His obituary appeared in the Houston Chronicle. more...

January 19- UHLC alumna Ilse Bailey has joined Kerr County Attorney’s Office. more...

January 14- Cox Smith has named UHLC alumnus Aaron Kaufman a share holder of the firm. more...

January 13- UHLC alumnus William D. Tate was featured in Fort Worth Star Telegram for his contribution of many year as a mayor of Grapevine, Texas. more...

January 11, 2015—UHLC alumnus Sam Moseley ‘67 was profiled in an article appearing in the Marshall Messenger. more...

January 11, 2015—UHLC alumnus C. Vernon Lawson ‘86 has passed away. His obituary appeared in the Houston Chronicle. (more...

January 8, 2015—UHLC alumni Eric Munoz '06 and David Vondle '02 were recently named partners at Akin Gump. more...

January 8, 2015—Alumnus Derek J. Anchondo ’99 has been promoted to partner at Adams and Reese LLP more...

January 7, 2015—Alumnus Quentin D. Brogdon ’89 was named one of the “2015 Best Lawyers in America”, selected by Texas Monthly magazine as one of the “Top 100 Super Lawyers in the State of TX” for 2014, and also selected by D Magazine as one of the “Best Lawyers in Dallas” for 2015. more...

January 6, 2015—Alumnus Kendall D. Hollrah ’05 has been promoted to partner at Haynes and Boone more...

January 5, 2015—Alumna Alexis C. Knapp ’07 was elevated to shareholder with Littler Mendelson, PC more...

January 5, 2015—Alumnus Alex Roberts ’06 was made a partner at Beck Redden LLP more...

January 4, 2015-- UHLC alumnus Arlen Driscoll ‘77 passed away on December 31st, 2014 more...

January 3, 2015-- UHLC alumnus Stewart J. Guss ‘94 has been named a Top Lawyer in the Houston area by Houstonia Magazine for the second consecutive year more...

January 3, 2015-- UHLC alumnus Thomas Ross ‘12 joins the Law Office of Corso & Rhude as a member of its team of criminal defense lawyers more...

 

 

 

 

 


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