Willamette Lawyer | Fall 2009 • Vol. IX, No. 2
Major Milestones in Academic Excellence: On the heels of the school’s 125th anniversary celebration, the College of Law marks four more recent milestones in its rich history.
alumni events Heritage Reunion May 1, 2009 At this year’s Heritage Reunion, held on the Willamette University campus on May 1, 2009, special recognition was given to Theodore C. Carlstrom JD’60, Martin R. Wolf BA’57, LLB’60 and Richard A. Franzke BS’58, JD’60 in honor of the 50th anniversary of their win at the 1959 National Moot Court Competition. The three alumni were presented with the Outstanding Alumni Award for their academic and professional achievements. Carlstrom and Wolf were present at the reunion; unfortunately, Frankze was unable to attend. Also of note, Ronald B. Lansing JD’60, who was honored earlier this year by the Willamette Law Review board for his work as founding editor of Willamette’s first law journal, presented a course based on his book Nimrod: Courts, Claims and Killing on the Oregon Frontier during the reunion. More than 45 alumni and their guests attended the day’s events. Washington County Alumni Reception April 23, 2009 The Venetian Theatre and Bistro More than 50 Washington County judges and attorneys gathered at the Venetian Theatre and Bistro in Hillsboro on April 23 to honor longtime Washington County District Attorney Robert W. Hermann BA’71, JD’74 for his outstanding legal work on behalf of the community. Oregon Supreme Court Chief Justice Paul J. De Muniz JD’75 and Dean Symeon C. Symeonides officiated the event. Clockwise from top left: Robert W. Hermann BA’71, JD’74; Dean Symeon C. Symeonides; Paul J. De Muniz JD’75 Meghan S. Bishop JD’08 and Michael D. Hess JD’08 Larry A. Brisbee JD’67 and Rodney C. Adams BA’57, LLB’60 Photography Paul Schutz Bracken D. McKey JD’98 and Eric E. Butterfield JD’91 Fall 2009 | 39