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Peter F. Vaira, L’62, has been named the Philadelphia Inquirer’s 2019 Influencer of Law Winner in the Lifetime Achievement category for his countless contributions to the legal profession and his impact in the communities where he has served.
Dean Maureen Lally-Green, L’74, received the Judge James R. McGregor Award for Exceptional Contributions to the Legal Community at the annual Amen Corner 2019 Judicial Reception. Hon. Max Baer, L’75, was also honored with the Judge Robert E. Dauer Award for Judicial Leadership & Excellence. They are pictured here at the event with President Ken Gormley.
Phoebe Haddon has been selected as the recipient of the 2019 Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) Section on Women in Legal Education.
Hon. Carlota Bohm has become Chief Bankruptcy Court Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania.
P. Brennan Hart, L’73, was awarded the National Kidney Foundation’s John V. Heher Humanitarian Award. Hart has been a board member of the National Kidney Foundation of Western Pennsylvania serving the Alleghenies for the past 30 years. He has also been a board member of the National Kidney Foundation in New York for the past five years, where he serves on the Public Policy Committee and the Transplant Task Force. Hart started his involvement with NKF as a result of being a living donor to a family member.
THE DUQUESNE LAWYER
The Nelson twins: Garry, L’82, left, and Barry with Duquesne University alumni director Sarah Sperry at the Duke’s Men’s Basketball Alumni game this season.
Hon. Michael McCarthy was honored by Veterans Place March 14 as a Vietnam veteran and veterans advocate.
Richard W. Kelly Jr. joined Sherrard, German & Kelly, P.C. as a member of the real estate, litigation and construction services groups.
John P. Goodrich has been reappointed to serve as a member of the Pennsylvania Disciplinary Board by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. W. Grant Scott was re-elected to serve on the management committee of Meyer, Unkovic & Scott LLP. William P. Smith was elected by Spilman Thomas & Battle as a member. He serves as chair of Spilman’s intellectual property practice group.
1988 Frank C. Roney Jr., L’79, is president of the Washington County Bar Association. He is shown here with daughter Rachel, L’10, at the Washington County Bench Bar in January.
Edward J. Chiodo has joined Rawle & Henderson LLP as Of Counsel to the firm.
Anita Astorino Kulik was re-elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. She also has been chosen as vice chair of the Allegheny County House Democratic Delegation.
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