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2006

Edwards Class Bush, Jordan, joined Alles Law in Grand Rapids, Michigan, as an attorney, with a primary focus on real estate. He previously served as district director for U.S. Rep. Justin Amash. Mr. Bush formerly was the managing member of a legal practice focusing on real estate acquisition, disposition, leasing, construction, and commercial development. Hall, Lisa, an attorney with Plunkett Cooney in Grand Rapids, Michigan, was named a 2016 Rising Star in Creditor Debtor Rights, by Michigan Super Lawyers magazine. To be considered a Rising Star, candidates must be either 40 years old or younger or licensed to practice for 10 years or less. No more than 2.5 percent of eligible attorneys receive the “Rising Star” designation. 2006

Fitzgerald Class Blanco, Jose, of Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, was recognized as the 2016 Public Servant of the Year by the National Association of Social Workers - Oklahoma Chapter. His practice at Legal Aid focuses on protecting the rights of persons with disabilities. Lipin, Ilya A., was promoted to manager in the State and Local Tax (SALT) practice of PwC LLP in the firm’s Philadelphia, Pennsylvania office. He was also appointed in 2016 as a secretary of the Philadelphia Bar Association SALT Committee and as a co-editor of the ABA SALT Committee newsletter. He recently co-authored an article in State Tax Notes on state income tax rules for the market-based sourcing of services. He advises clients in the areas of multistate income taxes, sales and use taxes, tax controversy, and state tax aspects that arise from M&A transactions.  Phone: (215) 3279514; e-mail: ilya.a.lipin@pwc.com.

Moss, Shenique A., a member of the Wayne County (Michigan) Commission, was selected as a 2016 Fellow by the Ingham County Bar Foundation. 2007

Boston Class Evans, Nicole, was promoted to be the new 54-B District Court administrator in East Lansing, Michigan. She had served as the deputy court administrator since September 2011. 2008

Sharpe Class Sanders, Richard Jr., graduated from the Georgia Young Lawyers Leadership Academy, a program for young lawyers interested in developing their leadership skills. Participants are selected through a competitive application process 2008

CJ Adams Class Crandell, Patrick D., an attorney with Collins Einhorn Farrell, in Southfield, Michigan, was named to the 2016 Michigan Rising Stars list. Womack, Michael, was named city manager for Cedar Springs, Michigan. He was previously an attorney with Womack & Womack in Shelby Township, Michigan. 2009

Coleman Class Delus, Judith, graduated from the Georgia Young Lawyers Leadership Academy, a program for young lawyers interested in developing their leadership skills. Participants are selected through a competitive application process.

Dominguez, Miguel, graduated from the Georgia Young Lawyers Leadership Academy, a program for young lawyers interested in developing their leadership skills. Participants are selected through a competitive application process.

Topeka, Kansas. Her practice area includes divorce, child custody, paternity, child support, and juvenile law. She previously was a legislative research analyst for the Kansas Legislative Research Department.

Tiscornia, Jude-Anthony, 32, was confirmed by the New Jersey State Senate as an Administrative Law Judge. The youngest administrative law judge, Tiscornia was interviewed by the Senate Judiciary Committee for the post and confirmed by the full senate. He was sworn in on Sept. 29, 2016 and his chambers are at the Office of Administrative Law in Newark, New Jersey.

Wroblewski, Nick, joined Westpoint Financial Group, in Peru, Illinois, as a financial adviser. He works with clients in Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan, and his practice focuses on helping lawyers, doctors and farmers with risk management, wealth accumulation, and succession planning. Phone: (815) 326-0669; e-mail: nwroblewski@ financialguide.com.

2009

Riley Class Welch, Rob, has joined the nation’s largest health carefocused law firm, Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman, in Detroit, Michigan. He practices health care law with a focus on general corporate matters and contracting. 2009

Souris Class Ferencevych, Elizabeth H. (Foster), was recognized as the Mercer County (New Jersey) Bar Association Young Lawyer of the Year for 2016. She serves as Ethics Counsel for the New Jersey Department of Transportation. Washington, Natalie M. Teemer, joined the Family Law Division of Joseph, Hollander & Craft LLC, in

2010

Woodward Class Burrell, Aaron, was elected to the board of directors of the Oakland County (Michigan) Bar Association. Kay, Andrew, an attorney with McKeen & Associates, a medical malpractice and personal injury law firm based in Detroit, Michigan, was named a 2015 Michigan Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine. 2010

James Witherell Class Murphy, Chris, was honored by the ACLU of Southern California on June 10, 2016, for pro bono work with the organization. Sandoz, Jeffrey, a junior partner at Sandoz Law Offices, LLC, in Opelousas, Louisiana, is teaching Business Law this fall at South Louisiana Community College. He is a fifth-generation Sandoz attorney and practices bankruptcy and debt collection law with his father in south Louisiana.

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