Alumni News

Oval Renovation Nears Completion

The pavers and sod will be down, and The Oval renovation project essentially will be finished by Monday, Aug. 15. Oval traffic will return to its normal one-way pattern on Monday, as well.

Reprinted from UofL Today (August 12, 2011).

 

6 Alumns Join the LBA Leadership Academy's Class of 2011

The Louisville Bar Association announced the names of the participants chosen for this year's Leadership Academy in the August Bar Briefs issue.

The Leadership Academy was formed in 2006 to develop a core of paracticing attorneys to lead the legal professiona and community. Since then, nearly 100 attorneys have graduated from the program.

The Class of 2011 Leadership Academy includes six University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law graduates.

  • Mac Adams, '08 - Criminal Law
  • James E. Cole, '01 - Intellectual Property & Patent Prosecution
  • Alicia P. Gomez, '10 - Criminal Law
  • Scott W. Higdon, '08 - Intellectual Property & Patent Prosecution
  • Don W. F. Rodgers, '09 - Criminal Law
  • Maya Warrier, '08 - Employment Law, Criminal Law, Family Law and Personal Injury

August Bar Briefs

Here are some highlights from the August 2011 issue of the Louisville Bar Association's Bar Briefs publication.
 
  • "Hanging Out Your Shingle: Two Young Lawyers Reflect On Starting Their Own Firm" co-authored by Sean Deskins, '08 (p. 6)
  • "Student Attorney Collaboration: Investigating Alternative Dispute Resolution" by Professor Ariana Levinson (p. 9)
  • "Law Schools in the Bluegrass" (p. 10-11)
  • "Presenting the LBA Leadership Academy's Class of 2011", a prestigious list that includes several alumni/ae (p. 15)
  • "Experience By Walking in Ones Shoes...", an article about the annual Summer Law Institute (p. 18)
 A copy is available in the library. Inquire at the Circulation/Reference Desk.

7 More Alums Named Super Lawyers!

Middleton Reutlinger recently announced that 14 of its attorneys have been recognized by their peers for inclusion on the 2011 Kentucky Super Lawyers list. Among those are 7 graduates from the University of Louisville's Brandeis School of Law.

  • Mark S. Fenzel, '80 - Professional Liability: Defense
  • Thomas W. Frentz, '76 - Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
  • G. Kennedy Hall, Jr., '79 -  Employment Litigation: Defense
  • James R. Higgins, Jr., '78 -  Intellectual Property Litigation
  • David J. Kellerman, '86 - Civil Litigation Defense
  • Timothy P. O’Mara, '73 - Workers’ Compensation
  • John F. Salazar, '94 - Intellectual Property
James R. Higgins, Jr. was selected for the Top 10 Kentucky Super Lawyers 2011. Only five percent of the lawyers in the state are named to the list.  Lawyers are selected by a statewide nomination process, peer review by practice area and independent research.

The objective of the Super Lawyers selection process is to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource to assist attorneys and consumers in the search for legal counsel.

14+ Alums Named Super Lawyers!

In a recent press release, Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP announced that 34 of its attorneys have been recognized by their peers for inclusion on the 2011 Kentucky Super Lawyers list. Among those are 14 graduates from the University of Louisville's Brandeis School of Law.

  • Deborah A. Bilitski, '95  - Land Use/Zoning
  • Stewart E. Conner, '66 - Mergers & Acquisitions
  • James L. Coorssen, '67 - Estate Planning & Probate
  • Bruce K. Dudley, '80 - Estate Planning & Probate
  • Robert C. Ewald, '65 -  Professional Liability:  Defense
  • Kelly S. Henry, '94 -  Estate Planning & Probate
  • Edwin S. Hopson, '69 - Employment & Labor
  • Donald J. Kelly, '88 - Business Litigation
  • Thomas J. Luber, '76 - Tax
  • Patrick W. Mattingly, '80 - Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Richard Northern, '76 - Business/Corporate
  • Grover C. Potts, Jr., '69 - Real Estate
  • Cynthia W. Young, '82 - Business/Corporate
  • Jefferey M. Yussman, '82 - Estate Planning & Probate

Edwin S. Hopson was recognized as being in the top 50 attorneys.  Only five percent of the lawyers in the state are named to the list.  Lawyers are selected by a statewide nomination process, peer review by practice area and independent research.

The objective of the Super Lawyers selection process is to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource to assist attorneys and consumers in the search for legal counsel.

BLSA Convocation Photo Gallery

Closed Memorial Day

The University of Louisville, the Law School and the Law School Library will be closed Monday, May 30 in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday.

Class of 1953-55 Photo Dedication

 
This collection of photographs was taken at a luncheon and dedication ceremony was held at the Law School on May 11, 2011.

 

Summer Hours

During the summer, the library will be open from 8AM to 9 PM Monday through Thursday, 8AM to 6PM on Fridays, 9AM to 6PM on Saturdays and 1PM to 9PM on Sundays. Please refer to our complete list of Library Hours for exceptions.

Notice about traffic and parking changes beginning May 17

Beginning Monday, May 16, UofL will start an intensive renovation project on The Oval in front of Grawemeyer Hall.  This project will necessitate significant changes to traffic patterns and to parking in this area. 

Beginning May 17, The Oval will become a two-way street, and signs will be posted to direct traffic to the Natural Sciences and Law lots. Traffic patterns will change several times before the project's expected completion on Aug. 15.