KU Law serves Kansas
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LETTER FROM THE DEAN On a bright summer day, thousands of sunflowers in a field will turn their faces toward the sun. It's a stunning display of unity. Generations of KU Law alumni are similarly unified by their aspirations to make a difference in the lives of people in their communities. They turn toward challenges, solve problems, and step up when leadership is required. In this issue, we focus specifically on the many ways that KU Law and its students, faculty and graduates serve the Sunflower State. As the law school at the state’s flagship research university, we take seriously our obligation to give back to the citizens who have invested in us since our founding in 1878. Of the approximately 4,000 KU Law alumni who live in Kansas, roughly 13 percent have heeded the call to serve the state directly. They work as prosecutors, public defenders, legal services providers, faculty and administrators at public universities, lawmakers, judges, judicial clerks and research attorneys, lawyers at state agencies, city and county attorneys, and more. The governor of Kansas and a third of the state’s congressional delegation are KU Law grads. A dozen alumni serve Kansas on federal courts, including the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, and more than 75 grads decide cases for state appellate, trial and administrative courts. More statistics appear on the following pages, along with profiles of how five KU Law graduates transitioned from Green Hall to careers in public service. Juliann Morland DaVee, L’10, improves the health of needy Kansans by solving legal issues that contribute to physical and mental illness. Shane Bangerter, L’91, strives to make college more accessible and affordable for all Kansans through service on the Kansas Board of Regents. And Judge Patricia Macke Dick, L’81, seeks the best outcomes for Kansas children through her decisions on the Reno County District Court. As Jeff Mason, L’83, another graduate featured in this issue says, “Professors taught us that the practice of law was a profession of service. We were not just attorneys, we were people who were going to go out and serve the people of Kansas.” KU Law students begin their journey to service through participation in clinics and externships like the Kansas Supreme Court Research Clinic, featured on page 8. Student organizations contribute, too, through food drives and initiatives such as the Guardianship Assistance Program. Faculty members share their expertise freely with Kansas lawmakers, area media professionals, and the state bar and bench. There is more than we can cover in this issue, but these stories begin to paint a picture of the immeasurable ways that KU Law and Jayhawk lawyers strengthen the state of Kansas. Thank you for your service.
Stephen W. Mazza Dean and Professor of Law
CONTENTS KU LAW MAGAZINE | FALL 2013
DEPARTMENTS 2 ON THE GREEN News briefs: Water law symposium;
Legal writing conference; Kansas City metro area scholarship; Students visit Dodge City, Wichita; Class of 2016
17 FACULTY NEWS New faculty; research highlights 20 FACULTY NOTES Publications, presentations and other notable
COVER: KU LAW SERVES KANSAS In innumerable ways, KU Law and its alumni serve the Sunflower State.
GRADUATION 2013 KU Law honored more than 170 graduates at a hooding ceremony last spring and bestowed awards on eight students who had distinguished themselves in scholarship, leadership and service to the law school and the community.
WHY I GIVE Harry Herington, L'93, established a scholarship to benefit members of the law enforcement community and their family members who want to attend law school.
activities by KU Law faculty
26 ALUMNI NEWS Distinguished Alumni named;
29 ALUMNI NOTES Alumni change jobs, win awards, retire 33 IN MEMORIAM Deaths in the KU Law family 34 GIVING NEWS Medallion honorees; Why I Give; Far Above
36 DONOR REPORT
Recognition of fiscal year 2013 donors
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GREEN HALL NEWS
On the green KU Law hosts national legal writing conference
Robin Craig, William H. Leary Professor of Law at the University of Utah S. J. Quinney College of Law presents at the water law symposium as fellow panelists Amy Hardberger of St. Mary’s University and Uma Outka of KU Law and moderator John Head of KU Law follow along.
Symposium probes water quantity, quality issues Leading scholars and thinkers on water law and environmental law addressed critical issues facing water quantity and quality at the 2013 Kansas Law Review Symposium, “Waters of the United States: Adapting Law for Degradation and Drought.” Attendance reached capacity at the Nov. 1 symposium, where speakers from across the country discussed topics such as: conflicts between water and endangered species regulation; innovative proposals for decreasing agricultural water pollution; adaptive water law that considers both ecological and social conditions; water quality trading programs, ecosystem services markets providing financial incentives for environmental protection; legal responses to drought in Kansas; citizens’ initiatives; and the results of a federal water project
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that studied how climate change, population growth, and economic growth will impact water uses and availability. “The goal of the symposium was to provide a forum for academic discussion of water issues on national, regional, and local levels, and to enrich the academic experience of students and practitioners interested in the area of water law,” said Kate Marples, symposium editor and third-year KU Law student. “We also hoped to provide the basis for innovative solutions to water issues in Kansas and nationally.” Scholarship associated with the symposium will be published in a spring 2014 issue of the Kansas Law Review. The symposium was co-sponsored by the Kansas Water Congress, KU Environmental Law Society, Stevens & Brand LLP, Coca-Cola and KU Law.
Legal writing faculty from law schools across the country gathered at the University of Kansas to exchange views about how to teach the next generation of lawyers to communicate and advocate effectively. The law school hosted the 2013 Central States Legal Writing Conference on Sept. 27-28. Upwards of 60 experts attended. With a theme of “Creating Context & Connections,” presenters shared teaching techniques, curriculum ideas, research, assessment methods, and uses of technology – all in an effort to help students succeed in the classroom and in their careers. KU Law has long been a leader in legal writing instruction. Training begins with a year-long Lawyering Skills course, where students learn the fundamentals of legal analysis, research, and writing. Over the next two years, they refine these skills through upper-level writing courses, service on the Kansas Law Review and the Kansas Journal of Law & Public Policy, and training in KU’s clinics and advocacy programs.
Scholarship will provide in-state tuition to KC, MO To strengthen KU Law’s already solid connection to the Kansas City area, the law school will begin offering a scholarship that provides the equivalent of in-state tuition to residents of Kansas City, Mo. Beginning in the fall of 2014, students admitted to KU Law from the 11 counties in the Kansas City metro (Bates, Buchanan, Cass, Clay, Clinton, Henry, Jackson, Johnson, Lafayette, Platte, and Ray) will receive the scholarship. More detailed information will be available early in 2014. Check our website (law.ku.edu), and spread the word to law school candidates you know who live on the Missouri side of Kansas City.
Students learn virtues of Dodge City, Wichita during career services visits
First-year law student Lin Lei listens intently as Melanie Wilson, associate dean for academic affairs, welcomes the Class of 2016 to Green Hall.
Class of 2016 brings diverse talents to KU Law It may be the smallest class KU Law has admitted in decades, but the Class of 2016 comes to Green Hall with impressive credentials, diverse backgrounds, and track records that forecast success. As of Oct. 5, the class included 106 students (an intentionally smaller class to more accurately reflect the demand for new attorneys in the marketplace). Sixty-one percent of them hail from Kansas, with the remaining 39 percent joining KU from other states. Women constitute 49 percent of the class, and minorities represent 18 percent. Ten students already have a graduate degree. Six have served in the U.S. Armed Forces, and one has served in the South Korean military. One student is a concert clarinetist; another is a former Big 12 basketball player; and a third is a former Kansas police officer. Some are the progeny of generations of lawyers; others are the first in their families to finish college, let alone to study law. “Law school is a marathon, not a sprint,” said Melanie Wilson, associate dean for academic affairs, in her opening remarks to the class. “Your knowledge and understanding will build over the weeks, over the semesters, and over the years. Today you take the first steps toward becoming a professional problem solver, someone who through hard work and skill development will hold the power to change lives and make a difference.”
Two programs inaugurated this fall generated awareness in Green Hall about communities across Kansas many students had never visited or considered. The KU Law Rural & Solo Program expanded its scope when 11 KU Law students attended the 2013 meeting of the Southwest Kansas Bar Association in Dodge City. Over two days in September, students met with leaders, attended programs, saw Chief Justice Lawton Nuss speak and receive his silver belly hat, and participated in interviews with as many as 10 firms from the region. They also learned how to two-step, a critical skill for any aspiring lawyer out West. October marked the launch of KU Law’s “24 Hours of Wichita” program. Twenty KU Law 1Ls were treated to a glimpse of Wichita, Kan. They stayed in the Old Town district, visited loft and condo living spaces, and enjoyed a wine reception at Oeno and a meal the next day at the Wichita Art Museum. The program is deliberately designed to celebrate the city while not broaching the subject of jobs. With no lawyer speeches, no firm visits and no formal functions, the program fulfilled its mission
of promoting the community and supporting the legal hiring needs of firms, businesses and community organizations in Wichita. Thank you to the Southwest Kansas Bar Association and Wichita’s firms and civic organizations, whose generous support made these programs possible.
Top: 2L Annette McDonough speaks with Chief Justice Lawton Nuss, L’82, of the Kansas Supreme Court during a social event in Dodge City connected to the 2013 Southwest Kansas Bar Association meeting. Bottom: KU Law students, staff and alumni enjoyed a visit to the Wichita Art Museum during “24 Hours of Wichita.”
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GREEN HALL NEWS
2012-13 STUDENT AWARDS & PRIZES Order of the Coif Trent Byquist Joshua Carpenter Ashley Dillon Steven Hengeli Douglas Keane Michael Keenan Kyle Kitson Matthew O’Neill Brian Palmer Jeffrey Pyle Eric Sader Kevin Sauer Joseph Schremmer Brett Smith Charles Stinson Robert Stites Jennifer Vogel Samantha Woods Walter Hiersteiner Outstanding Service Award Joy L. Isaacs Justice Lloyd Kagey Leadership Award Isabel Segarra Samuel Mellinger Scholarship, Leadership, and Service Award Joseph Schremmer C.C. Stewart Award in Law Jennifer Vogel Robert F. Bennett Student Award Eric Sader William L. Burdick Prize Genevieve Hursh Mary Anne Chambers Service Award Alexa’jayne Carter Henry Thomas
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George Gary Duncan Scholastic Improvement Prize Daniel Shaw Robert E. Edmonds Prize in Corporation and Securities Law Joseph D. McLean Faculty Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement Ashley Dillon Family Fund Award Sam Barton Ryan Thornton Robert C. Foulston and George Siefkin Prizes for Excellence in Appellate Advocacy Best Advocate: Aubrey Wilson Finalists: Adrien Piercy, David Barclay, Whitney Novak Best Brief: David Barclay, Whitney Novak Second Place Brief: Aubrey Wilson, Adrien Piercy Hershberger, Patterson, Jones & Roth Energy Law Award Kevin Sauer Hinkle Law Firm Tax Procedure Award Michael Keenan W. Ross Hutton Legal Aid Award Jeff Pyle Kansas Trial Lawyers Association Paul E. Wilson Advocacy Award Brianna Harris
Larry R. O’Neal/Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP Law School Award Katharine Sangha Law Class of 1949 Award for Leadership Michael Andrusak Henry Thomas Janean Meigs Memorial Award in Law Ebonie Davis James P. Mize Trial Advocacy Award Nick Peterson Aubrey Wilson Payne & Jones Awards Fall 2012 Erin Besson Jordan Carter Tamara Combs Bryanna Hanschu Andrea Horvath Genevieve Hursh Christopher Keyser Gretchen Rix Abigail West Spring 2013 Joni Bodnar Christopher Kaiser Courtney Pigott Julia Ronnebaum Anna Waldschmidt Abigail West Michael Wise
Shapiro Award for Best Paper on Law & Public Policy Amanda Eastman Susman Godfrey Trial Advocacy Award Arnold Ressin UMB Bank Excellence in Estate Planning Award Trent Byquist Students highlighted in blue received special recognition at the Hooding Ceremony on May 18 at the Lied Center.
Additional photos & video: law.ku.edu/photos youtube.com/kulawschool
Clockwise from top left: Rebekah Pinkston (center); Shannon Swimmer (left); Erin Fleming, Casey Johnson, and Ehren Penix; Waled Elsaban, Kim Overdyck, Rabindra Singh, Xavier Rubio Abril, and Liyue Huang-Sigle; Nicholas Myers and his mother, Judge Trish Rose, Lâ€™78. (Photos by Mindie Paget)
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KU LAW SERVES KANSAS A sk lawyers why they got into the profession, and often you’ll hear answers about helping people, serving the community, or making a difference in the world. It’s almost cliché, except that’s what lawyers do. At KU Law, a large part of that commitment revolves around service to the state of Kansas. Our clinics provide legal aid to needy residents, a second chance for wrongfully convicted prisoners, law clerks for judges and prosecutors, research assistance to state and tribal courts, and more. Our faculty supply expert testimony to the Kansas Legislature and state agencies, craft state laws and university policies, conduct research and author scholarship that analyzes and improves the law, and educate Kansas attorneys through CLE presentations. And KU Law alumni work across the state as county attorneys, judges, public defenders, prosecutors, legislators, legal services providers, and lawyers in almost every state agency in Kansas. In innumerable ways, KU Law and its alumni strengthen the Sunflower State.
STORIES BY MINDIE PAGET, EMILY SHARP & SARAH SHEBEK
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Rene Ugarte presents her research to Kansas Supreme Court justices as part of her final project in the Kansas Supreme Court Research Clinic.
Students help improve administration of justice through KS Supreme Court Research Clinic
esearch skills smooth the path to law school success, but they also make a difference for the state of Kansas, thanks to the work of the Kansas Supreme Court Research Clinic. “Ultimately, Kansas is the big winner because the student research aids efforts to improve the administration of justice, at almost no cost, and this experience helps produce better law graduates – many of whom will practice in Kansas,” said Chris Steadham, clinic director and associate director of the Wheat Law Library. The Kansas Supreme Court Research Clinic is one of 12 practical skills clinics and externships available for KU Law students, and one of the most unique law clinic concepts in the country. Students who join the clinic receive research projects from the Kansas Supreme Court and Office of Judicial Administration as arranged by
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instructors, then use a variety of methodologies to thoroughly research the topics. At the end of the semester, students present their findings in front of the Court and submit papers that are informative, rather than persuasive, in nature. Last spring, eight students participated in the clinic, and presentation day was met with enthusiasm by the judges. “I can already tell we are going to benefit,” Justice Marla Luckert said. “And I also commend you for the product, because I can tell it’s been thoroughly done from what I can see so far.” As students gain practical research experience through the clinic, they also assist the Court by providing needed research support. Like any other major court, the justices and their staff members are often too busy with official business to devote time to general research inquiries.
This need is met by the students, who essentially become experts on a topic after examining it in-depth over the course of several months. “They allow the Court and the Office of Judicial Administration – and, by extension, the entire Kansas court system – to learn quite a bit about an important topic that might otherwise get put on the backburner,” Steadham said. “The considerable research output of the students can then be used as a jump-start for more formal consideration of an issue within the Court or OJA.” Last spring, students tackled a number of complex topics in their presentations, including issues surrounding the exhaustion of state remedies doctrine for federal habeus corpus purposes, the applicability of codes of ethics to court employees, the effect of the Southern Union decision on criminal fines in Kansas, and confidential employees’ rights As students gain under case law and the government employee rights act. practical research Justices gave students about experience through eight minutes each to present their findings, leaving time for questions the clinic, they also at the end. And they didn’t sit assist the Court by passively through the presentations. On the contrary, they often asked providing needed for clarification and occasionally research support. challenged a statement. “I think very few situations are more intimidating than that,” said Rene Ugarte, L’13, one of last spring’s participants. “If I can survive that experience and feel good about it, what else can I do? It really built a lot of confidence in my research and presentation skills.” Not many lawyers get the opportunity to appear before a supreme court, let alone law students. But the Kansas Supreme Court Research Clinic is a beneficial situation for everyone involved. Students gain an invaluable experience that helps them stand out in a competitive job market and prepares them to adeptly handle a number of challenges. And the justices are always appreciative of the students’ work in the clinic, including Carol Beier, L’85, who spoke at the luncheon following last spring’s presentations. “To be honest, I am so proud of all of you that I almost get choked up when trying to explain how much I enjoy your visits,” she said. “Thank you so much for all of your hard work. We will make good use of it.” As the clinic has gained steam, other states are beginning to take notice. Three of the Kansas Supreme Court justices presented on the clinic at a regional SCOTUS justice conference, and as a result, several neighboring states are considering emulating it. Steadham said he believes that this clinic is truly unique in the nation, and he looks forward to the good work it will produce for years to come: “I hope we can maintain our current trajectory working toward a true win-win situation that benefits the Court, the law school, and the State of Kansas.” — Sarah Shebek
Find a complete list of KU Law clinics at law.ku.edu/clinics
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clinics and externships with more than 250 positions filled by students during 2012-2013.
conviction reversals by students in KU’s Project for Innocence since 2009.
state and federal judges in Kansas served each year by law clerks in KU’s Judicial Clinic.
students volunteer at nonprofit legal services organizations and government agencies each year through the Externship Clinic. Examples include the Disability Rights Center, Kansas Legal Services and the Kansas Dept. of Health and Environment.
Students in the Medical-Legal Partnership Clinic provide free legal assistance to low-income patients of the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Kansas Medical Center and other medical partners, including Health Care Access in Lawrence.
Students in the Legislative Clinic serve as interns to state legislators during the legislative session in Topeka, conducting research, analyzing bills, and briefing legislators on potential issues. Some students even draft and edit legislation.
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Juliann Morland DaVee, L’10 Healing patients with the help of legal remedies
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rmed with a laptop, portable printer and conversational Spanish, Juliann Morland DaVee spent the summer after her second year of law school providing legal services to migrant and seasonal farmworkers in Illinois. She didn’t know it at the time, but that internship could not have been better preparation for her current job. DaVee, L’10, is the sole attorney for the Southwest Kansas Medical-Legal Partnership. She serves indigent clients in 24 counties, traveling to medical clinics in Ulysses, Liberal, Dodge City, Garden City and Scott City. “I pretty much carry my office with me,” she said. DaVee sees patients of United Methodist Mexican-American Ministry Health Clinics and Area Mental Health Centers – many of them Hispanic residents who speak Spanish as their primary language. Her goal – and the aim of the medical-legal partnership model nationally – is to solve legal problems that contribute to ill health. Cases range from family law to disability law to landlord-tenant disputes. DaVee handles many domestic abuse situations. One woman seeking a divorce from an abusive spouse pulled her hair aside and showed DaVee she had attempted suicide by gunshot. The client expressed gratitude to DaVee for showing her “another way to be happy.” “The practice of public interest law can be difficult, but it has been the success stories where we were able to assist in getting a client out of an abusive home or stand up against a landlord who wasn’t following the law that makes it all worthwhile,” DaVee said. Although she came to KU to study international law, DaVee
Ric Dalke, executive director of Area Mental Health Center, speaks with Kansas Legal Services attorney Juliann Morland DaVee, L’10, center, and Stephanie Waggoner, chief executive officer of United Methodist MexicanAmerican Ministries. The organizations are partners in the Medical-Legal Partnership of Southwest Kansas.
“The practice of public interest law can be difficult, but it has been the success stories ... that make it all worthwhile.” discovered the school’s MedicalLegal Partnership Clinic and became passionate about legal interventions to sustain long-term health. She granted wishes at the Kansas Make a Wish Foundation and volunteered at the Lawrence Homeless Coalition, winning the Robert F. Bennett Student Award for demonstrating “leadership qualities through public service.” “The most important thing on my wall is the Bennett Award,” DaVee said. “That encourages me – that KU acknowledged what I’m doing and
found that service to people was an important career pursuit.” Today she is active with the Make a Wish Foundation, Habitat for Humanity, the Garden City Arts and Circles of Hope, an initiative that partners community volunteers with families ready to make the journey out of poverty. Through clinics, externships and study abroad opportunities at KU Law, DaVee said she gained experience and courage to step out of her comfort zone while creating friendships with people from all walks of life. “I think helping others through the medical-legal partnership is partly about having the legal skills and ability to do so,” she said, “but also about meeting people where they are, building trust with them and an understanding of how you can best help them through the practice of law.” — Mindie Paget
Jabari Wamble, L’06 Protecting Kansans in their homes, communities
s an undergraduate, Jabari Wamble was captain of KU’s track team and dreamed of a career in business or collegiate athletics. But just a few years later, he fell in love and his life’s ambitions changed. “Once in law school, I fell in love with the law and litigating, and at that point I was hooked,” he said. It was the hands-on, practical experience Wamble gained at KU Law that convinced him his future was in public service. As a law student, he interned for a federal judge and was active with the school’s Defender Project (now the Paul E. Wilson Project for Innocence). Wamble worked with clients, submitted briefs and received guidance from supervising attorneys, all before he completed his degree. “Those opportunities really helped set me up for what I wanted to do,” said Wamble, L’06. After graduation, Wamble worked in the Johnson County District Attorney’s domestic violence unit. He saw the need for good attorneys and felt the responsibility that comes with protecting victims in their homes and communities. Later, while working in the Kansas Attorney General’s office, he assisted with a case involving a physician connected to 68 prescription drug deaths and 150 overdoses. Ultimately the doctor was convicted and prevented from claiming more victims. “There were a lot of signs, and people ignored them and 68 people were allowed to die,” Wamble said. “This would have gone on for how long? So to those family members, that their loved one didn’t die in vain and that the doctor was held responsible gave them some closure and relief that no one else would have to experience that.”
KU Law alumni advocating for low-income Kansans through legal services organizations, including Marilyn Harp, L'79, executive director of Kansas Legal Services
“I don’t think there’s a shortage of students coming out of Green Hall who want to do something good for their community.” Now an Assistant United States Attorney in Kansas City, Kan., Wamble is a proponent of KU Law’s clinics and opportunities for handson experience, crediting them with helping to launch his career in the public sector. He encourages students to take advantage of KU’s practical curriculum and pursue the legal path they desire, even if it isn’t the most conventional or comfortable one. “I don’t think there’s a shortage of students coming out of Green Hall who want to do something good for their community,” Wamble said. “There’s no greater honor than to stand up in court and represent the people of the United States.” — Emily Sharp
KU Law alumni serving as public defenders throughout the state
KU Law alumni serving as prosecutors in the offices of district attorneys and the Kansas Attorney General
KU Law alumni serving as county and city attorneys or staff in county and municipal governments Source: KU Alumni Association
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Shane Bangerter, L’91 Making education accessible, affordable for Kansans
KU Law alumni serving as elected leaders in top state and congressional positions: Gov. Sam Brownback, L'82 Sen. Jerry Moran, L'82 Rep. Kevin Yoder, L'02
KU Law alumni serving the Kansas Legislature as staff or elected officials, including: Rep. Emily Perry, L'12
KU Law alumni serving in state agencies such as the Department of Education, Department of Health and Environment, Department of Corrections, and Board of Regents Source: KU Alumni Association
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y the time clients come to Shane Bangerter, they are often unable to work, out of money and falling behind on their bills. “When I can make something happen for them, I get a sense of satisfaction that I’ve really helped somebody out,” said Bangerter, L’91, who recently won a settlement for a man who had been denied medical benefits after being injured on the job. “He’s back in school, pursuing a career he now has the physical abilities to perform.” Bangerter has championed the interests of both individual claimants and industry respondents in more than 2,500 cases during his 22 years of practicing workers’ compensation law in Dodge City. The western Kansas town of 28,000 has been an ideal setting for Bangerter to build a thriving practice and give back to his community. Until Gov. Sam Brownback appointed Bangerter to the Kansas Board of Regents earlier this year, he had served on the Dodge City Community College Board of Trustees for six years. Bangerter believes strongly that education leads to enhanced social and economic status. “Finding ways to make sure that our education system is accessible and affordable is something that’s very important to me and something that I will work very hard to achieve while I’m serving on the Board of Regents,” he said. These aren’t Bangerter’s first brushes with community involvement. He has served on the boards of the KU Law Alumni, Dodge City Housing Authority, Dodge City Roundup Rodeo, The Alley Teen Center, and Dodge City Raceway Park. “Particularly in a smaller community, legal expertise is very valuable to local boards,” he said.
“I think it’s very important for lawyers to be actively engaged in their communities.” By all accounts, Bangerter backs up his service with a wealth of professional experience and a proven reputation. A founding partner of Rebein Bangerter Rebein PA, he was named a 2013 Lawyer of the Year by “Best Lawyers in America” and a Top 100 Trial Lawyer in Kansas by the American Trial Lawyers Association. He has argued cases before the Workers Compensation Board of Review, the Kansas Court of Appeals and the Kansas Supreme Court. He credits his time in Green Hall and his farm upbringing in Leoti, Kan., for shaping the fulfilling personal and professional life he enjoys today. “Growing up in a small town in western Kansas – in a family where neither one of my parents went to college – the opportunities that my legal education has provided me have been invaluable,” Bangerter said. — Mindie Paget
Jeff Mason, L’83 Combining career, community service in small town
hen Jeff Mason, L’83, recalls his time at Green Hall, he thinks of bridge. “There was a constant bridge game going in the commons,” he said. “People would get in and out of class and hand off their hand and play for an hour or more.” Those endless card games provided more than a welcome diversion for Mason and his classmates. “That built relationships with people,” he said. “It taught us that even though we were in competition with one another — whether in law or a simple bridge game — there was still a way to do that and remain professional.” It is just this emphasis on professionalism and collegiality that Mason feels distinguishes KU and shaped his career. A southwest Kansas native, Mason chose to practice in Goodland, a town of 4,550 just miles from the Colorado and Nebraska borders. “I had no desire to be in a big firm in the city. I wanted to be in a
small firm where I could do legal work for people and be involved in the community,” Mason said. That civic duty was fostered in Green Hall, where professors instilled in students a sense of service and professionalism. “Professors taught us that the practice of law was a profession of service,” Mason said. “We were not just attorneys, we were people who were going to go out and serve the people of Kansas.” It’s a lesson Mason has taken to heart. He serves on the Board of Governors for the Kansas Bar Association and the Commission on Judicial Qualification, as chairman of the capital campaign for his local hospital, and as a member of the Goodland Kiwanis Club. As he puts it, living in a smaller community allows him to be involved in more important things. Mason hopes current students take that lesson from Green Hall as well. “Small towns in Kansas are underserved,” he said. “Students can find a very successful career in small towns where they will be financially successful but also have significant non-financial rewards.” At the same time, Mason hopes students won’t give up their bridge games anytime soon. He encourages students to experience life outside the walls of Green Hall. As a 3L, Mason and a friend took racquetball and golf lessons. He worked with classmates during his second year of law school on a campaign to elect a fellow student to the House of Representatives. “We got ourselves soundly defeated, but it was a valuable experience,” Mason said. “If you focus only on law school, you have severely limited yourself.” — Emily Sharp
In addition to Jayhawk lawyers who serve the state directly through their jobs, many others engage in private practice or other careers but serve as volunteers and leaders in their communities. A few examples: John Bullock, L'91 Lawrence, KS President, Board of Directors Lawrence Arts Center Dennis DePew, L'83 Neodesha, KS President, Kansas Bar Association (and Assistant Neodesha County Attorney) Alan Weber, L'77 Humboldt, KS Vice Chairman, Thrive Allen County (and Allen County Counselor) Amy Fellows Cline, L'00 Wichita, KS Vice President, Board of Directors, Kansas Legal Services
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Judge Patricia Macke Dick, L’81 Advocating for Kansas children from the bench
KU Law alumni serving Kansas as federal judges on the 10th Circuit, District of Kansas and United States Bankruptcy courts
KU Law alumni serving as Kansas Supreme Court justices, including the chief justice of the high court
KU Law alumni serving on the Kansas Court of Appeals
Approximate number of KU Law alumni serving Kansas as district, administrative and municipal court judges in districts and communities throughout the state Source: KU Alumni Association, kscourts.org
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atricia Macke Dick started out in private practice, but she found her true calling advocating for children. “I started getting involved in juvenile law and saw a real need there,” said Macke Dick, L’81. “I saw situations that were just heartbreaking. I found my inner social worker and thought, ‘I want to be involved in that all the time.’” As a law student who enjoyed commercial law and figured she would become a general practitioner, Macke Dick never expected to end up on the bench. During her seven years of private practice in Reno County, however, she discovered she didn’t enjoy collecting legal fees. “I was just a natural helper, and I wanted to give advice,” she said. “But I felt badly when clients struggled to pay me.” When a seat opened on the Reno County District Court, Macke Dick saw the perfect opportunity to get out of private practice and still use her legal skills to provide assistance to Kansas families. She threw her hat into the ring and won. Twenty-five years later, she’s still serving. She admits that the job can be challenging, particularly when she sees the same families in her chambers again and again. Celebrating successes keeps her motivated. “There are times we get involved with a family and get them redirected and never see them again, and that’s a success,” said Macke Dick, who became chief judge in 2007 and handles the court’s juvenile and civil dockets. “If children are safe and happy, we’ve done our job. We have to measure by those little steps.” The political nature of her role can also be trying. Macke Dick describes juvenile law as a pendulum
that swings between safety for children and autonomy for parents. “Right now that pendulum is at a place where concerns for children are being screened out, and that hits me hard,” Macke Dick said. “We had a child die in Reno County last month.” She suggests that it’s time for the pendulum to swing the other direction. “Safety of children must be priority,” she said. “What cost can we put on a child’s life?” During the difficult moments, Macke Dick’s involvement in her close-knit community keeps her grounded. She and her husband married after her first semester of law school and settled outside Buhler to run the family farm. She helped bring mental health services to her community through a local counseling center, has been active with Parents as Teachers and the Salvation Army, and volunteers with her church. “If things aren’t going swimmingly with my case load,” she said, “then I feel like at least I’m helping with this or that project.” — Emily Sharp
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KU Law has Kansas covered KU Law graduates work in at least 90 Kansas counties, according to data from the KU Alumni Association. And most who report offices in one community actually serve clients in surrounding counties and even across the state. Consult the numbers on the map to see how many alumni report working in each county.
During the past year, Dean Stephen Mazza and Assistant Deans Arturo Thompson and Steven Freedman have visited alumni, prospective students employers and donors in communities across Kansas. Chart their travels with the red flags on the map.
KU Law is committed to Kansas. Just a few examples:
KU Law relies on records maintained by the KU Alumni Association to communicate with our graduates and compile reports about the good work that you do and where you do it. Please update your alumni record when your job and/or contact information changes. You can do so at law.ku.edu/keep-touch.
Rice Scholarship full tuition for exceptional Kansas residents Rural & Solo Program exposing students to opportunities to practice in smaller communities Bremyer Summer Stipend for summer clerkships in Kansas outside of 5 largest counties
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Stephen McAllister, L'88: Professor dedicated to serving Kansans honored with Hampton Distinguished Professorship
onstitutional law expert Stephen McAllister is the newest E.S. & Tom W. Hampton Distinguished Professor of Law. The award recognizes McAllister’s scholarship and provides support for his academic and professional endeavors. “The Hampton chair is one of the highest honors I could hope to achieve at KU Law,” McAllister said. “Holding the Hampton chair means much to me, both because the Hamptons are a great and generous Kansas family that long has supported the law school, and because I follow Professor Emeritus Keith Meyer as holder of the chair. I have big shoes to fill and high expectations to meet as my career continues.”
A 1988 graduate of KU Law, McAllister worked in private practice in the Washington, D.C., office of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher and clerked for Justices Byron White and Clarence Thomas at the U.S. Supreme Court. He joined the faculty of his legal alma mater in 1993, receiving the Dean Frederick J. Moreau Award in 1997, a W.T. Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence in 1999 and the Steeples Award for Service to Kansans in 2008. McAllister
was dean of the law school from 2000 to 2005. He now serves as Solicitor General of Kansas, a role that has taken him to the Supreme Court to argue cases on behalf of the state. The E.S. & Tom W. Hampton Professorship was established in 1985 by the family, law firm and friends of Salina lawyers E.S. and Tom W. Hampton. E.S. Hampton was a 1929 graduate of the law school and senior partner at Salina firm Burch, Litowich and Royce. His son Tom graduated from KU Law in 1959 and joined his father’s practice. The professorship honors the Hamptons’ legacy and aims to attract and retain quality faculty at KU Law.
KU faculty have a long history of serving the state by drafting laws and providing expert testimony to legislators, publishing articles and giving presentations that supply continuing legal education to members of the Kansas bar, granting interviews to area media that elucidate legal elements of their coverage, representing low-income and incarcerated clients as supervising attorneys in KU Law clinics and more. Following is a sampling of faculty service activities: Webb Hecker served as the principal drafter on the Subcommittee on Amendments to the Kansas Revised Limited Liability Company Act. He testified before the Kansas House Judiciary Committee in support of the amendments in March 2013. The amendments are the first comprehensive look at the statute since its enactment in 2000 and ensure that Kansas continues its tradition of leadership in business law.
Civil Jury Instruction Companion Handbook” and “Kansas Law and Practice: Kansas Code of Civil Procedure Annotated.”
Rick Levy has worked on comprehensive reform of the state's administrative procedure and child in need of care codes, as well as offering expert testimony for various legislative committees. In recognition of this service, he received the Steeples Award for Service to Kansans in 2010.
Elizabeth Kronk Warner and Arturo Thompson, assistant dean for career services, have started a Kansas chapter of the Federal Bar Association, which serves federal practitioners and judges who reside in Kansas. She also organizes the annual Tribal Law and Government Conference, attended by Kansas practitioners.
Lou Mulligan testified before the Kansas Senate Judicial Committee concerning the process of Senate confirmation of Kansas Court of Appeals nominees. Mulligan also serves on the board of Kansas Legal Services and co-authors the “Kansas
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Suzanne Valdez is serving her second term as chair of the Kansas Crime Victims' Compensation Board, which provides victims with financial assistance for loss of earnings and out-of-pocket loss for injuries sustained as a direct result of violent crime.
John Peck has served on the Board of Editors of the Journal of the Kansas Bar Association for more than 25 years. He and many other KU Law faculty have published articles in the Journal that benefit practicing attorneys throughout the state.
KU LAW WELCOMES NEW FACULTY Three new faculty members join a group of outstanding scholars and teachers committed to preparing students to succeed in the changing legal profession.
Lua K. Yuille
Quinton D. Lucas
Associate Professor of Law
Associate Professor of Law
J.D., Columbia B.A., Johns Hopkins
J.D., Cornell A.B., Washington University in St. Louis
Ph.D., Pittsburgh B.A., Colgate
Lua Yuille joined the KU Law faculty in August 2013. Her research connects property theory, business law, and group identity, and she has published scholarship in the Oregon Review of International Law. Yuille was a William H. Hastie Fellow at the University of Wisconsin School of Law. Prior to entering academia, she practiced business law at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York while simultaneously maintaining a pro bono immigration litigation practice. She served as a law clerk to Judge Dorothy W. Nelson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. She teaches Immigration and Property at KU.
Quinton Lucas joined the KU Law faculty in January 2013 after serving as the school’s first Visiting Assistant Professor in more than 30 years. His research interests include corporate and financial governance, regulation, and corporate criminal liability. Prior to entering academia, Lucas practiced commercial litigation with the law firm of Rouse Hendricks German May PC in Kansas City, Missouri. Upon graduation from Cornell Law School, Lucas served as a law clerk to the Hon. Duane Benton of the United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit. He teaches Administrative Law, Securities Regulation, and Contracts at KU.
A professor in the University of Kansas philosophy department since 2007, Derrick Darby now holds a joint appointment with the law school. His work on rights, race, justice and inequality connects philosophy with law, social science, and public policy. “Rights, Race, and Recognition” is his most recent book, and current projects include a coauthored book on the racial achievement gap and another on the ethics and politics of disasters with a focus on disadvantaged communities. His research has been funded by the Spencer Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities. He teaches seminars on law and philosophy at KU.
Professor of Law
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RESEARCH: ARTICLE ADDRESSES CONSTITUTIONAL ISSUES WITH PRIVATE GOVERNMENT CONTRACTORS KU Law Professor Lou Mulligan has co-authored an article about remedying constitutional violations perpetrated by privately employed government contractors on the heels of briefing the same issue in the U.S. Supreme Court. Mulligan co-authored both an amicus curiae brief in the high court case of Minneci v. Pollard and an article, discussing the case, with Alexander A. Reinert, associate professor of law at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. The article appeared in the Washington University Law Review in May 2013. In the case, an inmate at a privately run federal prison claimed that during work detail he fractured both of his elbows. He wasn’t given immediate medical care, was later shackled, exacerbating the injury
before treatment, and was ultimately left unable to work upon his release. He sued for violations of his Eighth Amendment constitutional rights. The Supreme Court ruled that, even though publicly employed prison guards would be susceptible to suit, the privately employed
guards could not be found liable for constitutional violations because of their employment status. Taking a stance contrary to the Court’s ultimate holding during the high court briefing, Mulligan explained that “our position was that there should be no distinction, in terms of liability for constitutional violations, between governmentrun and privately run prisons. The decision as it stands allows federal agencies to avoid their constitutionally imposed liability simply by hiring private contractors.” The decision was also troublesome because the use of state tort law, which the Supreme Court relied upon as an alternative to a constitutional action, cannot always be applied in the same manner as federal constitutional law, Mulligan and Reinert argue.
RESEARCH: HEALTH CARE FIGHT REFLECTS ROLE OF FEDERALISM IN DISPUTES, PROFESSOR ARGUES When the United States was in its infancy and the founding fathers drafted the Articles of Confederation, they likely had no idea how that might contribute to the polarized nation we live in today. Richard E. Levy, the J.B. Smith Distinguished Professor of Constitutional Law, has authored an article exploring four of America’s most divisive issues and how they all become arguments of federalism, or federal government authority versus states’ rights. In the paper Levy explores the Affordable Care Act, immigration, same-sex marriage and gun rights. He probes the political ins and outs of each issue and how they essentially boil down to questions of who decides the issue: the federal or state government. His research was presented at a conference at
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Kanagawa University in Yokohama, Japan, in November. “I began thinking about what the effect of federalism is in the United States and how it related to the financial crisis,” Levy said. “As I studied that and many other divisive topics, I realized they were all not only hot
button issues, but federalism issues.” Levy notes that federalism has largely magnified the current redstate, blue-state divide by encouraging states to enact more radical policies on each side. The tendency to use federalism as an argument to support a cause is both inherent in the system and to a lesser extent human nature. History shows that polarization is not constant and that moderates have had success at the federal level. Conversely, sometimes one side is so powerful they essentially have no opposition and thus practically no polarization. “I tend to think a better understanding of problems promotes better solutions,” Levy said. “I would hope this research would help people understand how the issues become jumbled and how they might be addressed.”
RESEARCH: PROFESSOR ARGUES JUDICIAL OVERSIGHT NEEDED FOR FINES LEVELED BY SEC Since the financial crisis of 2008, attempts to penalize and curb activity that caused the crash have drawn criticism for being too arbitrary and leaving the sentencing to an ineffective agency. Also under scrutiny are regulations that may disproportionately affect small banks and agencies more than larger, repeat offenders. KU Law Professor Quinton Lucas has authored an article arguing that federal courts should approve or deny penalties on financial wrongdoers, thereby leveling the playing field and creating a more fair economy. In the article, “Rubber Stamp Review: Federal Court Deference to the SEC,” Lucas argues that by requiring the Securities and Exchange Commission, commonly known as the SEC, to levy transparent, meaningful
fines in cases of financial wrongdoing, federal courts can provide balance to a system in which investors and the public have lost confidence. “There are cases that are filed all the time. The majority are settled out of court, but is there a way courts can help us avoid what happened
before?” Lucas asked, referring to the 2008 financial crisis. An unintended consequence of the 2010 Dodd-Frank act, intended to prevent financial malfeasance, has been harshly punishing small banks while allowing massive firms to get away with relatively small fines for large-scale wrongdoing, Lucas argues. He proposes a system by which the SEC makes clear a set of criteria through which it set penalties, and why and how it determines fine amounts. Such a system could make clear that large recidivist firms will not be able to simply view small fines as a “cost of business.” “If Congress doesn’t want the courts to have a role, they need to rewrite the statutes,” Lucas said. “There is a way to ensure that effective regulation is happening.”
RESEARCH: PROFESSOR EXAMINING POTENTIAL LAWS TO REGULATE DE-EXTINCTION Science has a way of catching up with fantasy. While movies like “Jurassic Park” brought dinosaurs back to life, few imagined that the day might come when extinct creatures could be revived. But the possibility of such revival is not only real, it’s getting closer all the time. KU Law Professor Andrew Torrance is part of a group of scholars working to propose a legal framework to address the myriad questions “de-extinction” will bring to the table. Torrance recently took part in a de-extinction conference at Stanford University and is crafting suggestions for potential law to deal with the controversial science as it becomes reality. While dinosaurs won’t be revived — the fossils are too old and contain no usable DNA — other more recently extinct creatures such as woolly
mammoths, saber-toothed tigers and passenger pigeons could potentially be revived. The biotechnology is mostly in place. What’s not in place is law to address questions such as who would own such revived creatures, how their habitat would be governed, international relations among countries housing such creatures
and who would be responsible for potential damages among others. Torrance advocates for developing a legal framework to address de-extinction before it’s common practice and says there are precedents that can be used to start the process. By working together proactively, scientists, lawmakers and the public can craft regulations that would prevent many potential problems and avoid heavy-handed regulations that would ultimately stifle innovation. “De-extinction is something we do need to regulate, but in proportion to the potential risk it could create,” Torrance said. “The law will react one way or another. I think it would be best if it reacts in a way that’s both beneficial to the science and public interest and in a way that keeps costs minimal.”
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FACULTY NOTES Raj Bhala BOOKS “Modern GATT Law: A Treatise on the Law and Political Economy of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade and Other World Trade Organisation Agreements,” two volumes, London, England: Thomson Sweet & Maxwell (May 2013). BOOK CHAPTERS “Four Points about Trade and Human Rights,” in “International Trade Law and the WTO” 354-390, Azizur Rahman Chowdhury, Jahid Hossain Bhuiyan and Shawkat Alam eds., New South Wales, Australia: Federation Press (April/May 2013). JOURNAL ARTICLES “WTO Case Review 2011,” 29(2) Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law 287-476, with David A. Gantz. PRESENTATIONS “‘Great Satan’ Squeezes ‘Evil Āyatollāhs’ as the Centrifuges Keep Spinning: American Trade Sanctions Against Iran,” at Justice Beyond the State: Transnationalism and Law, University of Windsor Faculty of Law, Windsor, Canada (Sept. 20, 2013). “Writing Big Books: Six Secrets for Santosh,” KU Law Workshop Series, University of Kansas School of Law, Lawrence, Kan. (Aug. 30, 2013). Robert B. McKeon Endowed Series on Military Strategy with the Service Chiefs, Council on Foreign Relations National Teleconference, New York, N.Y. (May 3, 2013). A Conversation with Mohammad Yunis, 2006 Nobel Peace Laureate, Council on Foreign Relations National Teleconference, New York, N.Y. (April 15, 2013). A Conversation with Lawrence H. Summers on U.S. Economic Strategy, Council on Foreign Relations National Teleconference, New York, N.Y. (April 2, 2013). MEDIA “The Rise of Anti-Sharia Legislation,” on “Central Standard,” KCUR 89.3 FM, National Public Radio (NPR) affiliate, Kansas City, Mo. (May 21, 2013).
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SERVICE Member, Core Faculty, Center for Global and International Studies, Jan. 16, 2013 – present. Member, All India Law Teachers Congress.
Co-Principal, “Kansas Anti-Human Trafficking and Slavery Initiative: KASHTI,” University of Kansas, Level II Strategic Initiative Grant, $39,809 (June 15, 2013 - April 15, 2014).
HONORS Life Membership, Indian Society of Int’l Law (October 2013 – present).
Alice Craig PRESENTATIONS Co-Presenter, “Ramifications & Complications in the Current Kansas System and Why We Struggle to Fix Them,” at Defending the Mentally Ill: Competence & Involuntary Commitment, Kansas Law Center, Topeka, Kan. (April 12, 2013), with William Albot. SERVICE Board Member, Institute for Kansas Forensic Examiners, Lawrence, Kan. (October 2013 present).
Pam Crawford WEB PUBLISHING “Kansas State Agency Databases,” in State Agency Databases (Summer/Fall 2013); online project of American Library Association Government Documents Roundtable.
Katie Cronin JOURNAL ARTICLES “The Role of Advocacy in Occasioning Community and Organizational Change in a Medical-Legal Partnership,” 41(3) Journal of Prevention & Intervention in the Community (2013), with Kaston D. Anderson-Carpenter, Vicki L. Collie-Akers and Jeffrey D. Colvin. PRESENTATIONS Author and presenter, “Thinking Outside the Clinical Box with IPE: Integrating Non-Clinical Students in a Clinical Setting,” at Collaborating Across Borders IV, Vancouver, BC (June 2013), with Norbert Belz. GRANTS Project Director, “Medical-Legal Partnership Post-Graduate Fellowship,” Sunflower Foundation, $95,501 (Oct. 1, 2013 – Sept. 31, 2014). Principal, “Next Steps in Physicians’ Training in Geriatrics II,” Donald W. Reynolds Foundation, $4,814 (July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2014).
SERVICE Member & Finance Committee Member, Section of Legal Education & Admission to the Bar, American Bar Association (2013 – 2016). Member, Kansas Coordinating Committee, National Association of Women Judges “Informed Voter Project” (2013 – present).
Martin Dickinson BOOKS "Federal Income Tax: Code and Regulations - Selected Sections 2013-2014," Wolters Kluwer CCH (July 2013). PRESENTATIONS “Missouri and Kansas Border War for Jobs,” Citizens Association of Kansas City, Missouri, Kansas City, Mo. (Oct. 17, 2013).
Chris Drahozal BOOKS “Commercial Arbitration: Cases & Problems,” LexisNexis Publishing, 3rd ed. (2013). “Documentary Supplement to Commercial Arbitration: Cases & Problems,” LexisNexis Publishing, 2nd ed. (2013). JOURNAL ARTICLES “Contract and Choice,” 2013 Brigham Young University Law Review 1-63 (2013), with Bo Rutledge. PRESENTATIONS Midwestern Law and Economics Conference, University of Illinois College of Law, Champaign-Urbana, Ill. (Oct. 12, 2013). Courts and International Commercial Arbitration: Is the United States Becoming an Outlier?, George Washington University Law School, Washington, D.C. (Sept. 26, 2013). Global Challenges - Global Law: A Symposium on the Future of International Law and Global Governance, Swansea University School of Law, Swansea, Wales, UK (June 7, 2013).
Law & Economics of Arbitration: Public Policy Workshop, George Mason University, Arlington, Va. (April 24, 2013), with Erin O’Hara O’Connor. Fordham Conference on International Arbitration & Mediation, Fordham University Law School, New York, N.Y. (April 12, 2013). Schwartz Lecture on Dispute Resolution, Mortiz College of Law, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio (March 28, 2013). SERVICE “Why (and Why Not) Arbitrate Business Disputes?,” KBA Nuts and Bolts CLE, Wichita, Kan. (Oct. 4, 2013). Panelist, presentation of Tentative Draft No. 3 of the Restatement, Third, of the U.S. Law of International Commercial Arbitration, American Law Institute, Washington, D.C. (May 20, 2013). Legislative Testimony, “Consumer Arbitration: Re-examining California’s Landmark Data Reporting Law,” California State Assembly, Judiciary Committee, Sacramento, Calif. (March 18, 2013).
David J. Gottlieb PUBLICATIONS Brief for Petitioner, Estrada-Corona v. Holder, No. 12-72636 (9th Circuit, April 29, 2013). Oral arguments scheduled for Jan. 10, 2014.
PRESENTATIONS “Proposed Changes to the Kansas Revised Limited Liability Company Act,” Recent Developments in the Law CLE, KU School of Law (May 31, 2013). “Government Voluntary Clubs: A Comparative Look at Regulatory Innovation,” colloquium, Fudan University, School of International Relations and Public Affairs (July 1, 2013). “Reinventing Regulation without Reinventing Government: Corporate Social Responsibility in the PRC,” American Society of Comparative Law Younger Comparativists Committee New Voices in Comparative Law Conference, Indiana University-Indianapolis (April 18-19, 2013).
MEDIA Ignazio Castellucci, “Great Legal Traditions,” Frontiers of Law in China, PRC (2013).
SERVICE Member, Center for East Asian Studies Foreign Language Area Studies Selection Committee (Spring 2013).
SERVICE Kansas General Corporation Code Review Committee, Kansas Bar Association’s Corporation, Banking and Business Law Section, 2013 – present.
Chair, American Society of Comparative Law Younger Comparativists Committee (April 2013 - April 2014)
Moderator, Domestic Violence Forum, KU School of Law (April 23, 2013).
SERVICE Member, International Council, New Israel Fund (Summer 2013 - present).
Chelsi K. Hayden
JOURNAL ARTICLES “Beyond Regulation: A Comparative Look at State-Centric Corporate Social Responsibility & the Law in China,” 46 Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law 375 (March 2013).
“Incorporating Drafting Exercises in PracticeOriented Business Law Courses,” video presentation, Central States Legal Writing Conference, Lawrence, Kan. (Sept. 28, 2013).
JOURNAL ARTICLES “Fiduciary Duties in Business Entities Revisited,” 61 University of Kansas Law Review 923 (2013).
HONORS Docking Young Faculty Scholar Award, University of Kansas (2013).
Virginia Harper Ho
PRESENTATIONS “Global Legal Regimes to Protect the World’s Grasslands,” Unitarian Fellowship Featured Speakers Program, Lawrence, Kan. (April 14, 2013).
GRANTS Principal, “China, India, Korea Collaboration,” KU Office of International Programs China, India, Korea Fund, $3,400 (May - July 2013).
PRESENTATIONS “Professional Responsibility in the 21st Century: The Challenges of Technology and Globalization,” Recent Developments in the Law CLE, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kan. (May 2013).
HONORS Affiliate Scholar, Surveillance Studies Research Center, Institute for Policy and Social Research, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kan. (October 2013 - present).
The Rule of Law in China,” 126 Journal of Comparative Law 30 (July 2013).
Immel Teaching Award, University of Kansas School of Law (2013).
JOURNAL ARTICLES “Give Your Writing the (Right) Personality,” 82 Journal of the Kansas Bar Association 14 (April 2013).
John W. Head BOOKS “Legal Transparency in Dynastic China: The Legalist-Confucianist Debate and Good Governance in Chinese Tradition,” Carolina Academic Press (August 2013), with Lijuan Xing. JOURNAL ARTICLES “Crossing the River by Feeling the Stones:
NEWSLETTER ARTICLES “Navigating the Ethical Rules of the Road in Litigation Class Actions: A Virtual Panel Discussion,” ABA Antitrust Section Newsletter (March 2013), with Robert Kaplan, Gregory Arenson, Noah Brumfield & Jim Eiszner. MEDIA Jessie Kokrda Kamens, “Washing machine classes approved again; new scrutiny followed Comcast ruling,” Bloomberg BNA Class Action Litigation Report (Sept. 13, 2013).
Michael H. Hoeflich JOURNAL ARTICLES “In Piam Memoriam: Francis Heller,” University of Kansas Law Review (2013). “From Scriveners to Typewriters: Document Production in the Nineteenth Century Law Office,” Green Bag (Summer 2013).
Mike Kautsch WEB PUBLISHING “Envisioning Google’s Future: Regulated Utility or Member of the Fourth Estate?,”
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FACULTY NEWS Media, Privacy and Defamation Law Committee News 1 and 13-21 (April 18, 2013), with George Sand. PRESENTATIONS Presenter, “Expressive Freedom and Privacy as Competing Civil Rights,” for The John E. Shamberg Memorial Series, The Relevance of Civil Rights Encompassing the Daily Practice of Law CLE, Kansas Bar Association, Topeka, Kan. (May 10, 2013). Moderator & coordinator, “The Influence of Media Coverage on the Justice System: Is ‘No Comment’ in the Best Interest of Your Client?,” American Bar Association Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section Spring Meeting National CLE Forum and 80th Anniversary Celebration, Washington, D.C. (April 25, 2013). Moderator & coordinator, “What’s Yours is Theirs: Privacy, Piracy and the Big Data Debate” and “Who Needs Enemies? Ethical Pitfalls for Lawyers Who ‘Friend’ and Use Social Networks,” 26th Annual Media & the Law Seminar, Kansas City, Mo. (April 19, 2013). CREATIVE ACTIVITY Narration, “What We Do Still Matters,” short film produced by the Kansas Press Association on the association’s 150th anniversary (May 3, 2013). SERVICE Member, Thomson Reuters Westlaw TWEN Advisory Committee, Minneapolis, Minn. (March 2013 - present).
Pam Keller JOURNAL ARTICLES “Balancing Employer Business Interests and Employee Privacy Interests: A Survey of Kansas Intrusion on Seclusion Cases in the Employment Context,” 61 University of Kansas Law Review 983-1020 (June 2013).
SERVICE Chair & organizer, Central States Legal Writing Conference, Lawrence, Kan. (September 2013).
Elizabeth Kronk Warner BOOKS “Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples: The Search for Legal Remedies,” Edward Elgar Publishing (March 2013), co-edited with Randall S. Abate. BOOK CHAPTERS “Introduction to Indigenous Sovereignty Under International and Domestic Law,” in “Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples: The Search for Legal Remedies,” Edward Elgar (2013), with Eugenia C. Newton. “Commonality Among Unique Indigenous Communities: An Introduction to Climate Change and its Impacts on Indigenous People,” in “Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples: The Search for Legal Remedies,” Edward Elgar (2013), with Randall S. Abate. “Indian Law,” in “2013 Kansas Annual Survey,” Kansas Bar Association, Volume XXIV (2013). JOURNAL ARTICLES “Indian Claims and the Court of Federal Claims: A Legal Overview, Historical Accounting and Examination of the Court of Federal Claims’ and Federal Circuit’s Impact on Federal Indian Law,” 6 Journal of the Federal Circuit Historical Society (2013). “New Horizon: The Changing Nature of Legal Education and the Practice of Law,” 60 The Federal Lawyer (August 2013). “Commonality Among Unique Indigenous Communities: An Introduction to Climate Change and Its Impacts on Indigenous Peoples,” 26(2) Tulane Environmental Law Journal 179-195 (Summer 2013), with Randall S. Abate.
“Substance & Style: It’s 2013, Have You Checked Your Typography Lately?,” 82 Journal of the Kansas Bar Association, No. 6, 14-15 (June 2013).
“‘An Affront to Our Shared Humanity’: The Failure to Enact Senate Bill 1925,” 60 The Federal Lawyer 4 (April 2013).
PRESENTATIONS Lead facilitator, ALWD Innovative Teaching Workshop, Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, Wis. (June 2013).
WEB PUBLISHING “One Statute for Two Spirits: Same-Sex Marriage in Indian Country,” JURIST (April 16, 2013).
“Law and Leadership in the Workplace,” SILC Leadership Enhancement Series, University of Kansas (March 2013).
TRIBAL COURT OPINIONS Author, In the Matter of B.T., APP-13-01 (Sept. 18, 2013).
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Author, Lloyd Boushor v. Sault Tribe Facilities Management, APP-12-05 (May 15, 2013). Author, Robert Peterson v. People of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, APP-12-04 (March 14, 2013). Author, George Lewis v. People of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, APP-12-03 (Feb. 11, 2013). PRESENTATIONS Invited Panelist, “Energy Development in Indian Country: Potential Opportunities and Pitfalls,” Michigan State University College of Law 10th Annual Indigenous Law Conference, East Lansing, Mich. (Oct. 25, 2013). Moderator & Coordinator, “Women in the Law: Lessons from Our Past and Judiciary,” 2013 Annual Federal Bar Association Convention, San Juan, Puerto Rico (Sept. 27, 2013). Author & Presenter, “Tribal Environmental Law,” Native Nations Law Symposium, Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, Mayetta, Kan. (Sept. 13, 2013). Invited Panelist, “Renewable Energy Development in Indian Country,” Legal & Policy Pathways for Energy Innovation, hosted by the Consortium on Law and Values, University of Minnesota School of Law, Minneapolis, Minn. (April 24, 2013). Invited Panel Presenter, “Teetering on the Tip of the Spear: Indigenous Adaptation in the Face of Global Climate Change,” at The Big Thaw: Policy, Governance and Climate Change in the Circumpolar North, The Baldy Center for Law & Social Policy, Buffalo, N.Y. (April 19, 2013). Invited Panelist, “Noah’s Heirs? Biodiversity, Endangered Species, and Resiliency,” Annual Wallace Stegner Symposium, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law (April 12, 2013).
Rick Levy BOOK CHAPTERS “Constitutional Law,” in 2013 Kansas Annual Survey 121 (2013). PRESENTATIONS “Federalism and Ideological Polarization in the United States,” Legal Research Workshop, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kan. (October 2013).
“Kansas Constitutional Law,” Kansas Bar Association Annual Survey, Topeka, Kan. (June 2013).
Colorado State Judicial Conference, Vail, Colo. (Sept. 9, 2013).
West, 5th ed. (October 2013), with the late Spencer A. Gard & Robert C. Casad.
“Recent Developments in the Law: School Finance Litigation,” University of Kansas School of Law, Lawrence, Kan. (May 2013).
Moderator, “The Election and the Supreme Court” and “The Election and the Constitution,” panel discussions at the annual meeting of the Southeast Association of Law Schools, Palm Beach, Fla. (Aug. 8, 2013).
JOURNAL ARTICLES “Asking the First Question: Reframing Bivens After Minneci,” 88 Washington University Law Review (October 2013), with Alexander A. Reinert.
SERVICE Member, Corporate Farming Advisory Committee, Kansas Judicial Council (August - December 2013).
“Supreme Court Update: Pending Decisions,” Leavenworth County Bar Association, Leavenworth, Kan. (Oct. 24, 2013), with Toby Crouse, L’00.
“E-Discovery 2.0,” 82 Journal of the Kansas Bar Association 27 (October 2013), with Joy Issacs.
“School Finance Litigation,” Kansas Association of School Boards, School Finance Seminar (Oct. 22, 2013).
“Supreme Court Update,” Southwest Kansas Bar Association Annual Meeting, Dodge City, Kan. (Sept. 6, 2013), with Toby Crouse.
PRESENTATIONS Author & Presenter, “Procedures for Judicial Confirmation Hearings,” Judiciary Committee, Kansas Senate, Topeka, Kan. (Sept. 3, 2013).
Brown Bag on Kansas School Finance Litigation, sponsored by the KU student chapter of the American Constitution Society (Oct. 3, 2013).
“Supreme Court Update: Recent Decisions,” for federal judicial law clerks in the District of Kansas, Kansas City, Kan. (Aug. 22, 2013), with Toby Crouse.
Author & Presenter, “Kansas Civil Procedure Updates,” Recent Developments in the Law CLE, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kan. (May 2013).
MEDIA Nate Rawlings, “States Can’t Really Overrule Obama on Guns, But They’re Certainly Trying,” Time Magazine Online (Sept. 12, 2013).
“Supreme Court Update,” Kansas Bar Association Annual Meeting, Wichita, Kan. (June 21, 2013), with Toby Crouse.
Co-Author, “Stare Decisis: Lessons of Administrative Law,” Florida International University College of Law, Miami, Fla. (April 9, 2013), with Glen Staszewski.
Quinton Lucas PRESENTATIONS “Rubber Stamp Review: Federal Court Deference to the SEC,” University of Kentucky College of Law (May 2013).
“Supreme Court Update: Recent & Pending Decisions,” KU annual Recent Developments in the Law CLE, Lawrence, Kan. (May 31, 2013) and KU annual Return to Green CLE, Lawrence, Kan. (April 26, 2013), with Toby Crouse.
MEDIA “Medical Research Tax Debate,” Kansas City Week in Review Election Special, Kansas City Public Television (Nov. 1, 2013).
SERVICE Member, Special Committee on Judicial Nominee Questionnaire (August 2013), with former 10th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Deanell Tacha and Washburn Law Professor Reginald Robinson, L’87.
Stephen W. Mazza
Chair, University of Kansas Judicial Board (July 2012 – August 2013).
BOOKS “Tax Controversies: Practice and Procedure” Lexis Publishing, 3d ed. (2013), with Leandra Lederman.
Steve McAllister PRESENTATIONS Moderator, “KU Constitution Day Celebration: Campaign Finance and the First Amendment,” Dole Institute of Politics, Lawrence, Kan. (Oct. 8, 2013). Introduction to “Roe v. Wade: The Abortion Rights Controversy in American History,” Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Mo. (Sept. 19, 2013). “A Supreme Court Update for State Judges,”
HONORS Named E.S. & Tom W. Hampton Distinguished Professor of Law (August 2013). Student Marshal, 2013 KU Law Hooding Ceremony, selected by graduating law students (May 2013).
SERVICE Chair, University Appellate Panel, University of Kansas (2013 - present). Member, Hiring Committee for Director of the University Honors Program, University of Kansas (September 2013 - May 2014). Administrative Fellow, Senior Administrative Fellowship Program, University of Kansas (August 2013 - May 2014). Board Member, Kansas Legal Services, (January 2013 - present). Board Chair, University of Kansas Honors Program (2013 - present). Executive Committee Member, Federal Bar Association, Kansas Chapter (2013 - present). MEDIA Delece Smith-Barrow, “Weigh 3 factors before pursuing an accelerated B.A.-J.D. program,” U.S. News & World Report (Oct. 31, 2013).
BOOKS “Kansas Civil Jury Instruction Companion Handbook 2013-2014,” Thomson West (November 2013), with Robert C. Casad.
Tim Carpenter, “Hensley questions boundaries for incoming appellate judge,” Topeka Capital-Journal, Topeka, Kan. (Sept. 14, 2013).
“Kansas Law and Practice: Kansas Code of Civil Procedure Annotated,” Thomson
HONORS Graduation Hooder, honor awarded by
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FACULTY NEWS student body, KU Law Class of 2013 (May 2013).
Uma Outka PRESENTATIONS “Regulating the Energy-Water Nexus: Coal Ash After the TVA Kingston Spill,” University of Richmond School of Law - Law Review Symposium, Richmond, Va. (October 2013). “Intrastate Preemption in a Shifting Energy Sector,” University of Oregon School of Law Faculty Workshop Series, Eugene, Ore. (September 2013). “The Shift Away from Coal: Energy Governance Diversity and Innovation,” Annual Consortium on Law and Values Conference: Legal and Policy Pathways for Energy Innovation, University of Minnesota Law School (April 2013). “Energy Land Use for Hydraulic Fracturing,” at Hydraulic Fracturing: Regulatory and Environmental Issues Symposium, University of Idaho College of Law, Boise, Idaho (March 2013). SERVICE “Recent Developments in Energy-Land Use for Hydraulic Fracturing: State/Local Dynamics Nationwide,” Recent Developments in the Law CLE, University of Kansas (May 2013). HONORS Moreau Faculty Award, University of Kansas (May 2013).
John C. Peck BOOK CHAPTERS “Water Law,” 2013 Kansas Annual Survey, Vol. 24, Kansas Bar Association (2013). PRESENTATIONS “Water Law Update,” Recent Developments in the Law CLE, University of Kansas School of Law (May 2013). PROFESSIONAL SERVICE Lunch roundtable discussion leader, American Bar Association Law Student Division Fall Leadership Summit, Kansas City, Mo. (Oct. 12, 2013).
Conference, University of Kansas School of Law, Lawrence, Kan. (Sept. 28, 2013), with Chelsi Hayden.
Elinor P. Schroeder BOOKS “Employment Law,” Thomson West, 4th ed., 2013 Supplement (2013), with Charles Craver, Mark Rothstein & Elaine Shoben.
Betsy Six JOURNAL ARTICLES “Avoid Passive Voice: Keep It Simple,” 82 Journal of the Kansas Bar Association 15 (September 2013). PRESENTATIONS “Live Feedback on Memoranda & Briefs: Why It Works & How To Do It Without Going Insane,” Central States Legal Writing Conference, Lawrence, Kan. (Sept. 27, 2013). “Using Technology to Help More Students Without More Work for You,” Association of Academic Support Professionals 2013 Conference, Las Vegas, Nev. (June 28, 2013). SERVICE Chair, Association of Academic Support Educators, Membership Committee (2013 - present). Member, Association of Academic Support Educators, Online Presence Committee (2013 - present).
Andrew Torrance JOURNAL ARTICLES “(R)evolution in Design Patentable Subject Matter: The Shifting Meaning of ‘Article of Manufacture,’” Stanford Technology Law Review (April 2013), with William J. Seymour.
“The Written Description Requirement for Design Patents: A Picture is Not Always Worth a Thousand Words,” 13th Annual Intellectual Property Scholars Conference, Cardozo Law School, New York, N.Y. (August 2013). Sixth Annual Conference on Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Searle Center, Northwestern Law School, Chicago, Ill. (June 2013). “A Natural Experiment in Patents and Innovation” and “De-Extinction,” Gruter Institute Conference on Economic Growth: Costs, Causes and Effects, Squaw Valley, Calif. (May 2013). “De-Extinction in International and GMO Law,” De-Extinction: Ethics, Law & Politics, Stanford Law School, Palo Alto, Calif. (May 2013). “What is Innovation?,” Gruter Institute Conference on Innovation, Economic Growth and Human Behavior, Squaw Valley, Calif. (May 2013). “(R)evolution in Design Patentable Subject Matter: The Shifting Meaning of ‘Article of Manufacture,’” Design Patents in the Modern World Conference, Stanford Law School, Palo Alto, Calif. (April 2013); Loyola University Chicago Law Journal Conference, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago, Ill. (April 2013); and The Patent Conference 3.0, Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, Ill. (April 2013). “Beauty Fades: An Experimental Study of Federal Court Design Patent Aesthetics,” United States Patent & Trademark Office, Arlington, Va. (March 2013).
PRESENTATIONS “How to Develop Breakthrough Products and Services,” MIT Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, Mass. (2013).
“Who Owns Your Genome?,” American Medical Informatics Association Annual Symposium, San Francisco, Calif. (March 2013).
“Law and Emerging Technologies,” Georgia State University College of Law, Atlanta, Ga. (2013).
MEDIA COVERAGE Lisa M. Krieger, “The promise and peril of reviving extinct species,” The Star Online (June 17, 2013).
Joyce R. Rosenberg
“A Natural Experiment in Patents and Innovation,” European Policy for Intellectual Property, Paris, France (September 2013).
PRESENTATIONS Author & Presenter, “Lessons from Simulation Courses: Providing Effective Feedback in Real Time,” Central States Legal Writing
“Patent Experiments,” Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property and Competition Law, Munich, Germany (September 2013).
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“Patent Law’s Perfect Storm,” Microsoft Research, Seattle, Wash. (August 2013).
Matt Erikson, “Trademark protection a constant concern for KU,” Lawrence Journal-World (June 17, 2013). Dennis Crouch, “Twenty Thoughts on the Importance of Myriad,” Patently-O (June 14, 2013).
Bryan Thompson, “U.S. Supreme Court: Can’t Patent Human Genes,” Kansas Public SEPT Radio and KCUR 89.3 FM, National Public Radio affiliates (June 14, 2013).
Lisa M. Krieger, “Extinct species revival raises hopes, fears,” Whittier Daily News (June 13, 2013). Diane Stafford, “Supreme Court bars patents on unaltered human DNA,” Kansas City Star (June 13, 2013). Carmen Russell-Sluchansky, “Supreme Court decision AMP v. Myriad SCOTUS rules that human DNA cannot be patented,” The Voice of Russia Radio (June 13, 2013). Liza Gross, “De-Extinction Debate: Should Extinct Species be Revived?,” KQED (June 5, 2013). Elizabeth Weise, “Should we bring back the passenger pigeon and the woolly mammoth?,” USA Today (June 2, 2013). AAP, “Extinct species revival raises hopes,” The Australian (June 1, 2013). Lisa M. Krieger, “Extinct species revival raises hopes, fears,” San Jose Mercury News (May 31, 2013).
MORE ONLINE Find links to law review articles and more extensive information about KU Law faculty members online at law.ku.edu/faculty.
Suzanne Valdez PRESENTATIONS Invited Presenter, “An Overview of the Kansas Victims’ Bill of Rights,” 16th Annual Kansas Crime Victims’ Rights Conference, Wichita, Kan. (April 2013). Co-Presenter, “Compensating Victims of Crime: Division of Crime Victims Compensation,” 16th Annual Kansas Crime Victims’ Rights Conference, Wichita, Kan. (April 2013).
Stephen J. Ware PUBLICATIONS “Originalism, Balanced Legal Realism and Judicial Selection: A Case Study,” 22 Kansas Journal of Law & Public Policy 165 (2013).
SUPPLEMENTS “Criminal Procedure,” LexisNexis, 7th ed., 2013 Supplement (July/August 2013), with Joseph G. Cook and Paul Marcus. Gilbert Law Summaries, Criminal Procedure 2013 Supplement (July/August 2013), with Paul Marcus. PRESENTATIONS “Voir Dire: The Unappreciated Risks of Probing Juror Bias,” 2013 Kansas Judicial Conference, Wichita, Kan. (June 20, 2013). SERVICE Member, University Academic Assessment Committee (October 2013 - present). MEDIA “Warrantless Wiretapping Goes to Court,” HuffPost Live (Oct. 28, 2013). Karen Dillon, “Evidence for Search of Leawood Home Called Flimsy,” The Kansas City Star (May 3, 2013).
Corey Rayburn Yung WEB PUBLISHING “Civil Commitment for Sex Offenders,” American Medical Association Journal of Ethics Virtual Mentor (October 2013).
“Supreme Court: US genes patent decision may depend on strands in Myriad argument,” Financial Times (May 28, 2013).
PRESENTATIONS “Judicial Selection,” Recent Developments in the Law CLE, University of Kansas (May 30, 2013).
Carmen Russell-Sluchansky, “Can human genes be patented?” The Voice of Russia Radio (April 16, 2013).
“Arbitration,” American Bar Association Section on Dispute Resolution Annual Meeting, Chicago, Ill. (April 6, 2013).
PRESENTATIONS “How to Lie with Rape Statistics,” Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, University of Pennsylvania Law School (October 2013).
Bryan Thompson, “Who Owns Your Genes?” Kansas Public Radio (April 15, 2013).
“Judicial Selection,” Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System, University of Denver, Colorado Springs, Colo. (March 28-29, 2013).
“How to Lie with Rape Statistics,” Case Western University School of Law Workshop (October 2013).
Greg Stohr & Susan Decker, “Biotech industry at stake as court weighs human gene patent,” Daily Herald (April 12, 2013). Greg Stohr & Susan Decker, “Biotech Industry at Stake in Human Gene Patent Decision,” Bloomberg (April 11, 2013). Hank Greely, “Interview with Andrew Torrance,” Stanford Center for Law and the Biosciences Podcast (April 5, 2013). HONORS Invited reviewer, National Academies (2013).
William E. Westerbeke BOOK CHAPTERS “Torts,” 2013 Kansas Annual Survey, Vol. 24, Kansas Bar Association (2013), with Brad Serafine.
Melanie D. Wilson
“Opinions, Briefs, and Computers – Oh My!,” JOTWELL (July 16, 2013).
Author & Presenter, “How to Lie with Rape Statistics,” Feminist Influence on Criminal Law Workshop, University of Colorado Law School, Boulder, Colo. (April 2013). Author & Presenter, “A Typology of Judging Styles,” Public Law Colloquium, Princeton University, Princeton, N.J. (March 2013).
JOURNAL ARTICLES “Juror Privacy in the Sixth Amendment Balance,” 2012 Utah Law Review 2023 (2012).
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Reunion & Homecoming 2013 Beautiful fall weather greeted KU Law alumni who returned to campus for Reunion Weekend and Homecoming festivities Oct. 4-5, 2013. Members of the classes of 1973, 1983, 1988, 1993 and 2003 gathered for an All-Reunion Cocktail Reception on Friday evening in downtown Lawrence, followed by individual class dinners and receptions. A tailgate party preceded Saturday's football game against Texas Tech, and alumni caught up with classmates, faculty and KU Law 3Ls at the post-game Homecoming Reception.
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WITH DISTINCTION Three public servants earn law school’s highest honor
Kansas Supreme Court justice, a former state legislator and a former chairman of the Kansas Board of Regents have received the highest honor given by the University of Kansas School of Law. Justice Carol Beier, L’85, Timothy Emert, L’65, and John Vratil, L’71, received the Distinguished Alumni Award during a May 11 ceremony Saturday, May 11, in Lawrence. The award is presented annually to graduates who have distinguished themselves through exemplary service to the legal profession, their communities, KU and the state or nation. “Justice Beier is an active and loyal alumna who has worked to
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improve the law school experience for all of its students,” said Stephen Mazza, dean of the law school. “She has had incredible success in the legal profession, and she used her success to benefit her community, her state and her alma mater.” “Regent Emert is the consummate public servant. He has spent a good portion of his legal career pursuing policies that have benefited the people of Kansas. And John Vratil’s devotion to improving the educational system for all Kansans is worthy of merit. The law school is honored to have him as a graduate.” Appointed to the Kansas Court of Appeals in 2000 and the Kansas Supreme Court in 2003, Beier is the
first female graduate of KU Law to serve on the high court. She has authored about 600 judicial opinions for the citizens of Kansas. Emert is the only Kansan to have served as chairman of the Kansas State Board of Education and the Kansas Board of Regents. He represented the 15th District in the Kansas Senate for eight years, spending four years as majority leader and six years as chairman of the Judiciary Committee. Vratil serves as general counsel for the Blue Valley Unified School District. A Republican representing the 11th District, Vratil was first elected in 1998 and served three terms in the Kansas Senate, including 11 years as Senate vice president.
Items were received or collected prior to Nov. 1, 2013. Submit your news by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or online at law.ku.edu/keep-touch. KU Law Magazine relies on alumni for the accuracy of information reported. In keeping with the magazine’s “service to Kansas” theme, we’ve highlighted alumni notes that demonstrate graduates working in service to the state. Look for the blue bars next to items that exemplify this commitment.
1960s Robert I. Guenthner, L’67, of Wichita,
received the Kansas Bar Association’s Professionalism Award during the KBA annual meeting June 21, 2013, in Wichita.
KBA annual meeting June 21 in Wichita. For 39 years, Torrence served in the Office of the Revisor of Statutes and was the Revisor of Statutes from 2006 until her retirement in March 2013. She was the first woman and first KU graduate to serve in that role.
The Hon. Kathryn Vratil, L’75, was inducted
1970s The Hon. John W. Lungstrum, L’70,
received the prestigious American Inns of Court Professionalism Award for the 10th Circuit at its annual Judicial Conference in August 2013. Lungstrum, a senior judge on the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas, is active in the Judge Hugh Means American Inn of Court and served as the group’s president from 2006 to 2007.
The Hon. Joseph Pierron, L’71, of the
Kansas Court of Appeals received the 2013 President’s Award on April 25 from the Heartland Mediators Association for his contributions to the practice of mediation and for increasing public awareness of conflict resolution.
Stephen M. Joseph, L’72,
of the Wichita/Topeka/ Lawrence law firm of Joseph, Hollander & Craft LLC, was honored by Chambers USA in 2013 as a “big name” in the Kansas litigation market. With more than 40 years’ experience, he is extremely “well respected and well qualified.” Chambers USA ranks individual lawyers and firms based on pre-eminence in their areas of practice and specific achievements in the past year.
Mary A. Torrence, L’74, Topeka, received the Kansas Bar Association’s Distinguished Government Service Award during the
into the Kansas University Women’s Hall of Fame 2013 class. In 1992, Vratil became the first woman appointed to the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas. She became chief judge in 2008.
William Gusenius, L’76, received an
Honorary Doctor of Laws, LL.D., from Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kan., in May 2013. Gusenius has practiced law in Lindsborg for more than 35 years. He has served on the Bethany College Board of Directors, the Endowment Trustees, and the Presidential Search Committee, and has played numerous other roles at the college and in the community.
Ross A. Hollander, L’76,
president of the Wichita/ Topeka/Lawrence law firm of Joseph, Hollander & Craft LLC, was honored by Chambers USA in 2013 as among Kansas’ top labor and employment lawyers and recognized as a “seasoned litigator with a heavy focus on employment law.”
Tim V. Pickell, L’77, has been selected by
his peers to serve as the Kansas Association for Justice Public Affairs Chair for 2013-14. KsAJ is a statewide, nonprofit professional association that champions individual and corporate responsibility and accountability, the right to trial by jury, independence of the judiciary and high standards of ethics. Pickell is in solo practice at Timothy V. Pickell Law Offices in Westwood.
Bill Pitcher, L’77, retired last year to
Pine, Colo., to hike and “goof off” after
10 years as vice president and general counsel for Buckman Laboratories International.
1980s John Bowman, L’80, a partner at King &
Spalding in Houston, was named presidentelect of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators at the organization’s annual spring conference. He also received the AIPN’s Legacy Award in recognition of his lasting contributions as VP Education. Bowman’s practice focuses on international oil and gas disputes. He teaches international arbitration as an adjunct professor at the University of Oklahoma College of Law, and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the College of Commercial Arbitrators. A frequent speaker and writer on subjects related to international energy disputes, Bowman spoke earlier this year at Tufts University, Fordham University, and World Bank programs on international petroleum contract topics.
The Hon. Janice Miller Karlin, L’80,
was reappointed to a renewable five-year term on the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals effective June 5, 2013.
Brad Bradley, L’80, is executive vice
president, chief administrative officer, general counsel, and secretary of NIC Inc., which recently ranked No. 11 on Forbes’ list of the “100 Best Small Companies in America.” This marks the fifth consecutive year the company has made the list, rising from No. 31 in 2012. NIC is the only company headquartered in Kansas to make the list.
The Hon. Michael F. Powers, L’80, of Marion,
Kan., has been reappointed by Kansas Supreme Court Chief Justice Lawton R. Nuss as chief judge of the
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ALUMNI NEWS 8th Judicial District covering Marion, Dickinson, Morris and Geary counties. The two-year reappointment will begin Jan. 1. Powers, a native of Yates Center, has been a district judge since May 1991.
David Rebein, L’80,
has been elected to a second term as chair of the Legacy of Justice Foundation Board of Directors. The foundation administers grants to nonprofits working to advance the civil justice system. Rebein practices with Rebein Bangerter Rebein PA in Dodge City, Kan.
Anne E. Burke, L’81, of Manson Karbank
Burke in Overland Park, Kan., received the Kansas Bar Association’s Outstanding Service Award during the organization’s annual meeting June 21, 2013, in Wichita.
Daniel Crabtree, L’81, has been nominated by the Obama administration to the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas. Crabtree is a partner at the law firm of Stinson Morrison Hecker LLP in Kansas City. His appointment is subject to U.S. Senate confirmation.
Jim Patterson, L’81, Minneapolis, Minn., was
awarded the National Public Service Award by the American Bar Association Business Law Section. Patterson was recognized for his role in establishing the country’s first patent law pro bono program, the LegalCORPS Inventor Assistance Program, which provides a valuable new resource to small businesses and entrepreneurs.
Paul C. Gurney, L’82, was sworn in April 4,
2013, as the newest Johnson County District Court judge. Gov. Sam Brownback appointed Gurney in February 2013 to replace retired Judge Thomas H. Bornholdt.
Mark D. Hinderks, L’82, will serve as co-
managing partner of Stinson Leonard Street LLP beginning Jan. 1. The new firm will result from the merger of Stinson Morrison Hecker and Leonard, Street and Deinard, two of the leading full-service law firms in the Midwest. With more than 525 attorneys and offices in 14 cities, the new firm is expected to become one of the largest 75 law firms in the United States, according to the National Law Journal’s 2012-13 rankings.
Gabrielle Thompson, L’82, has joined
Chris Bailey, L’93, in the new law firm of
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Thompson & Bailey in Manhattan, Kan.
James P. Muehlberger, L’82, partner at
Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP, Kansas City, Mo., has published a book, “The Lost Cause: The Trials of Frank and Jesse James.” The book concentrates on the justice system’s pursuit of the James brothers and Frank James’ trial, considered at that time the “trial of the century.” Muehlberger is a frequent author on litigation and legal history, and his articles have appeared in a number of publications, including the National Law Journal, For the Defense and Wild West magazine.
Dennis Depew, L’83,
of Depew Law Firm in Neodesha, was sworn in as the 128th president of the Kansas Bar Association on June 21, 2013, during the KBA’s annual meeting in Wichita. Depew will serve a one-year term. He is the 31st Judicial District representative to the KBA Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, a Kansas Bar Foundation Fellow and assistant Neodesha City attorney.
Daniel R. McCune, L’83,
began his one-year term as president of the Denver Bar Association on July 1, 2013, representing the association’s 9,354 members. McCune is a shareholder with Kennedy Childs, focusing his practice on complex civil litigation, professional malpractice claims and contentious employment disputes.
Ken Wagner, L’83, just completed his term as chairman of the board of the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals, the major professional group in the specialty. Wagner is assistant general counsel, assistant secretary and chief compliance officer of Peabody Coal in Saint Louis, Mo.
Joseph Seiwert, L’84, of Snider & Seiwert
LLC, Wichita, will serve on the 2013-14 editorial board for the Journal of the Kansas Association for Justice as the Compensation Review Editor. The Journal aims to educate, inform and warn trial practitioners about key trends in Kansas law, notable cases and the impact of legislation on their clients and practices.
Teresa J. James, L’84, Shawnee, has been appointed as a United States magistrate
judge for the District of Kansas in Kansas City, Kan. James was formally with the law firm of Martin, Pringle, Oliver, Wallace & Bauer LLP.
Robert H. Backus, L’85, Burlington, Vt.,
recently opened the law firm of Montroll & Backus with long-time friend Andy Montroll following a career spent in the public sector.
Col. Nat Causey, L’85, Huntsville, Ala.,
former staff judge advocate and deputy command counsel for the Army Materiel Command, retired in June 2013 following a 28-year career in the military. Causey plans to settle into the community, practice law as a civilian attorney, and continue his volunteer work at his church.
Jo Hardesty, L’86, director of KU Legal
Services for Students, was awarded the Elizabeth Berg Streeter Award at the National Legal Aid & Defender Association Student Legal Services Section Annual Conference this summer in Las Vegas. The award recognizes individuals who embody outstanding leadership and commitment to professional excellence within the legal community. Hardesty manages a staff of four attorneys and up to nine legal interns.
Mark Bannister, L’88, is co-author of
“Employer Use of Facebook and Other Social Media in Hiring” in the June 2013 issue of the Journal of the Kansas Bar Association. Bannister is dean of the College of Business and Entrepreneurship at Fort Hays State University.
Joan Gummels, L’88, has been appointed
general counsel of the Missouri Attorney General’s Office. Gummels has served three Missouri attorneys general, working in several divisions of the office including Litigation, Criminal Appeals and Governmental Affairs. Since 2012, she has been director of policy and communications.
Elizabeth Schartz, L’88,
has been named secretary of the Board of Directors of the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas. She has served as a board member at large since 2008. Her two-year term began in May 2013. Schartz is a partner in Thompson & Knight’s Dallas office and chairs the firm’s Employment and Labor Practice Group. She was recently selected for inclusion in Texas Super Lawyers 2013. The list reflects only the top 5 percent of lawyers in Texas.
Robert P. Harris, L’89, has been selected
for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2014. Harris is a partner in the Commercial Bankruptcy, Restructuring & Creditors’ Rights Group at Quarles & Brady LLP and has more than 25 years of experience practicing bankruptcy law in Arizona and throughout the country.
Inc., which recently ranked No. 11 on Forbes’ list of the “100 Best Small Companies in America.” This marks the fifth consecutive year the company has made the list, rising from No. 31 in 2012. NIC continues to be the only company headquartered in Kansas to make the list.
Chris Bailey, L’93, has joined Gabrielle
1990s Shane Bangerter, L’91,
was appointed to the Kansas Board of Regents by Gov. Sam Brownback in June. The nine-member Board of Regents governs the state’s six public universities and is the coordinating board for the state’s 32 public higher education institutions. The board hires chancellors and presidents that lead the University of Kansas, Kansas State University, Fort Hays, Emporia and Pittsburg State, and approves tuition rates for each of those four-year institutions. Bangerter practices with Rebein Bangerter Rebein PA in Dodge City, Kan.
Susana M. Namnum, L’91,
Thompson, L’82, in the new law firm of Thompson & Bailey in Manhattan, Kan. Bailey, a 20-year veteran child support attorney at Social and Rehabilitation Services, is a member of the Kansas Bar Association and has served as president of the Manhattan Area Housing Partnership since 2001. His practice will concentrate on civil and domestic law, adoption, elder law, wills, trusts, and estate planning.
Kim Christiansen, L’94, assistant
secretary and general counsel at the Kansas Department of Agriculture, has been hired as the new executive director of the Kansas Corporation Commission. Christiansen will supervise the agency’s staff of more than 200 employees. She replaces Patti Petersen-Klein, who left in mid-June 2013.
Eric Mikkelson, L’94,
has been promoted to counsel in the Corporate practice group in the New York office of the international law firm of Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP. Namnum focuses her practice on capital markets and finance. She has been with Curtis since 1997, when she joined the firm as an associate.
has joined the Corporate Finance Division of Stinson Morrison Hecker LLP as a partner in its Kansas City office. Mikkelson advises business clients on a variety of business transactions. His clients include corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, private equity funds and individuals.
Joan K. Archer, L’92, has joined Husch
former mayor/CEO of the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/ Kansas City, Kan., has joined McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips, the largest law firm in Kansas City, Kan., and one of the oldest firms in the Midwest. Reardon will help expand the firm’s practices in technology/ entrepreneurial law, public policy, and economic development/real estate law, areas in which he received national recognition while overseeing Wyandotte County’s significant growth, expansion, and success over the last decade.
Blackwell’s Kansas City, Mo., office as senior counsel. Archer practices with the Food and Agribusiness industry group.
L. James Berglund II, L’92, with the law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP was selected for inclusion in Texas Super Lawyers 2013. The list reflects only the top 5 percent of lawyers in Texas. Berglund is a partner in the Dallas office and represents clients before government agencies and in commercial litigation in federal and state trial courts.
Susan Romero Stowe, L’92, serves on
the board of directors for Susan G. Komen, El Paso, Texas.
Harry Herington, L’93, is chief executive officer and chairman of the board of NIC
Joe Reardon, L’94,
Kimberly Winn, L’95, has been named
executive director of the Virginia Municipal League starting January 1, 2014. She currently serves as deputy director for the League of
Kansas Municipalities, where she has worked for the past 18 years.
Kelly Collins Circle, L’95, has been named
dean of instruction at Red Rocks Community College in Lakewood, Colo. Circle was formerly an associate dean at DeVry University in Kansas City. Her husband, Russ Circle, and mother-in-law, Louise, will be joining her in Denver in coming months.
Amy Coopman, L’95, received the Missouri
Lawyers Weekly 2013 Legal Champion Award recognizing legal contributions based on the “importance of the principle or policy at stake.” Coopman was honored for her representation of Susanna Bashir, an employee of AT&T subsidiary Southwestern Bell who sued the company for religious discrimination following her conversion to Islam. After a two-week trial in May 2012, the jury awarded Bashir $5.12 million. According to the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), America’s largest Muslim civil liberties advocacy organization, this was the largest jury award ever received by a Muslim for religious harassment in the workplace.
Linda Sheppard, L’95, director of the
accident and health division of the Kansas Insurance Department, has been appointed special counsel and health care policy and analysis director by Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger. Sheppard has been the accident and health division director since 2009 and had previously been an assistant general counsel in the department. She has also been the department’s project manager for the federal health care law since 2010.
Joni Franklin, L’96, of Wichita, received the Kansas Bar Association’s Pro Bono Award during the organization’s annual meeting June 21, 2013, in Wichita.
Chuck Schimmel, L’97, is practicing law
in the Lawrence, Kan., office of Wright Schimmel LLC. Schimmel was formerly with Beam-Ward, Kruse, Wilson & Fletes LLC.
Greg Wright, L’97, is practicing in the
Overland Park, Kan., office of Wright Schimmel LLC. Wright was formerly with Beam-Ward, Kruse, Wilson & Fletes LLC.
Hale E. Sheppard, L’98, has been recognized
by Thomson Reuter as a 2013 Georgia Super Lawyer for his work in tax litigation. Less than 5 percent of lawyers in the state are named Super Lawyers. Sheppard practices in the Atlanta office of Chamberlain Hrdlicka.
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ALUMNI NEWS Caleb Stegall, L’99, was confirmed by the
Kansas Senate on Sept. 4 to fill the 14th seat on the Kansas Court of Appeals. Gov. Sam Brownback nominated Stegall to the court in August. He is scheduled to be sworn in on Jan. 3, 2014.
Angela S. Taylor, L’99, has been elected
shareholder at Polsinelli in Kansas City, Mo. Taylor specializes in loan enforcement.
2000s Colin Gotham, L’00, has
successfully completed national requirements by the American Board of Certification in the area of business and consumer bankruptcy law. Gotham practices with Evans Mullinix PA in Shawnee, Kan. He has nearly 15 years of bankruptcy law experience and has personally handled hundreds of Chapter 7, 11 and 13 cases.
Dawn E. Jourdan, L’00, director and
associate professor in the College of Architecture at the University of Oklahoma, is involved in an environmental project called “Sea Level Rise in the Matanzas Basin.” The goal of the project is to build long-term proactive strategies to best deal with
sea-level rise in coastal lowlands and barrier islands that will accommodate the effects of higher tides and fiercer storms related to climate change. Jourdan is principally responsible for the interface of the public and scientific research.
Jay E. Heidrick, L’02,
has been selected president of the Johnson County Bar Association. His one-year term began in August. Heidrick is a member of Polsinelli PC and practices in the firm’s Commercial Litigation Group. He operates out of the firm’s Overland Park, Kan., office. Heidrick was selected in 2012 for inclusion as a Rising Star in the Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers and as a member of the Missouri Lawyers Weekly Up and Coming Attorneys for Missouri.
Kevin Yoder, L’02, was
elected to his second term in the U.S. House of Representatives in November 2012. He serves on the House Appropriations Committee, is vice chairman of the Agriculture Subcommittee, and sits on the State and Foreign Operations and Financial Services Subcommittees. He
lives in Overland Park with his wife, Brooke, L’05, who is director of administrative affairs at the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences.
Carey A. Goetz, L’03, joined Larson Latham
Huettl LLP in Bismarck, N.D., as an associate attorney. She is admitted to practice law in North Dakota and Minnesota and the federal courts of North Dakota and Minnesota, and she completed family mediation training at the University of North Dakota’s Conflict Resolution Center. She practiced law in Minneapolis and Minot before returning to Bismarck in 2007.
Lindsay Poe Rousseau, L’03, has been
named budget director of Sedgwick County, Kansas. She started with the county in 2010 as a budget analyst and has been serving as interim budget director. Previously, she was a performance auditor for the Kansas Legislature.
Kelly D. Stohs, L’03, has been elected
shareholder at Polsinelli in Overland Park. Stohs specializes in commercial litigation.
Jack McInnes, L’04, Prairie Village, Kan., is
pleased to announce the opening of his new law firm, Paul McInnes LLP. The firm will focus on commercial litigation, class actions and mass torts, bankruptcy litigation, and employment law, among other areas.
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Will Wohlford, L’04, of Morris, Laing, Evans, Brock & Kennedy Chtd., Wichita, will serve on the 2013-14 editorial board for the Journal of the Kansas Association for Justice as the Products Liability Editor.
David R. Morantz, L’05, has been selected by his peers to serve
as the Kansas Association for Justice Legislative Chair for 2013-14. Morantz is an associate at Shamberg, Johnson & Bergman in Kansas City, Mo.
Andrew J. Nazar, L’05, has been elected shareholder at Polsinelli
IN MEMORIAM Lance W. Burr, L’68, Lawrence, Kan., May 13, 2013 H. Kathleen Butterfield, L’86, Kansas City, Mo., Oct. 21, 2013 John R. Cochran, L’56, Shawnee, Kan., May 2, 2013 Lowell C. Dierking, L’61, Caldwell, Kan., April 13, 2013 Steve Doering, L’77, Garnett, Kan., February 11, 2013
in Kansas City, Mo. Nazar focuses his practice on bankruptcy and restructuring.
Elizabeth Daldy Dyson, L’64, Washington, D.C., July 29, 2013
Selena Sujoldzic, L’06, has joined the Wichita law firm of Arn, Mullins,
LTC R. G. Henley, L’52, Lawrence, Kan., April 27, 2013
Walter Hastings, L’52, Kansas City, Mo., July 18, 2013
Unruh, Kuhn & Wilson LLP as an associate.
Douglas Lancaster, L’66, Overland Park, Kan., May 30, 2013
Sean O’Hara, L’06, was elected president of the Arizona State Young
Richard H. Lashley, L’56, San Marino, Calif., Nov. 19, 2012
Alumni Council. O’Hara is an associate with Snell & Wilmer LLP in Phoenix.
Donald H. Loudon, L’62, Independence, Mo., May 14, 2013
Matthew J. Donnelly, L’07, is an associate in the Topeka, Kan., law
Loren W. Moll, L’86, Overland Park, Kan., July 14, 2013
firm of Henson, Hutton, Mudrick & Gragson LLP. Donnelly previously worked for the Kansas Department of Corrections as legal counsel at the Lansing Correctional Facility.
Sean McGivern, L’07, of Withers, Gough, Pike, Pfaff & Peterson LLC,
Anna Hegenbart Misak, L’75, Spring, Texas, Sept. 26, 2012 Jane Skahan Neff-Brain, L’80, Leawood, Kan., May 3, 2013 John David Robertson, L’93, Iowa City, Iowa, April 12, 2013 Willard Benjamin Rogers Jr., L’63, Aurora, Colo., March 17, 2013
Wichita, will serve on the 2013-14 editorial board for the Journal of the Kansas Association for Justice as the Employment Law Editor.
Thomas R. Scovel, L’52, New York, New York, Oct. 25, 2012
Bob Johnson, L’08, began working in the Real Estate Development,
Carl V. Sundborg, L’50, Concord, Calif., Feb. 7, 2013
Finance, and Transactions group at Polsinelli PC in Kansas City in April.
Douglas L. Stanley, L’84, Goddard, Kan., April 2, 2013 Winton A. Winter Sr., L’56, Ottawa, Kan., May 4, 2013
Phillip M. Murphy II, L’08, has been honored by National Trial
Lawyers as one of its Top 40 Under 40 2013 for the state of Kansas. Murphy is in private practice in Overland Park, Kan., and focuses on personal injury and employment litigation.
Jenny Calvert, L’08, recently joined Hill, Kertscher & Wharton LLP in Atlanta as an associate.
Holly M. Perkins, L’08, has joined the Topeka and Lawrence law
offices of Joseph, Hollander & Craft, which is expanding its civil litigation and employment law practice in northeast Kansas. Perkins’ practice focuses on defending large and small employers in state and federal courts and agencies.
Justin Hendrix, L’09, is clerking for Judge Alvin Schall of the U.S.
Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, a court of special jurisdiction that has nationwide jurisdiction in a variety of subject areas, including international trade, government contracts, patents, trademarks, certain money claims against the U.S. government, federal personnel, veterans’ benefits, and public safety officers’ benefits claims. Hendrix formerly practiced patent law with Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP in Washington, D.C.
Nathan Dayani, L’11, is an associate at Sanders Warren & Russell,
a civil litigation law firm in Overland Park, Kan. He previously clerked as a research attorney for Judges Richard Greene and Thomas Malone at the Kansas Court of Appeals.
Brandon J. Smith, L’11, recently finished an LL.M. in national
security law at George Washington University. He published an article in the Loyola Law Review titled “Protecting Citizens and Their Speech: Towards Balancing National Security and Free Speech When Prosecuting the Material Support of Terrorism.” Smith is also an adjunct professor at American University, teaching graduate courses on American government.
Alyssa Boone, L’12, is a resident attorney at Gilson Daub in Capistrano Beach, Calif.
Matt Kincaid, L’12, is practicing law as an associate attorney in
the Overland Park, Kan., office of Martin, Pringle, Oliver, Wallace & Bauer LLP.
Eric Sader, L’13, executive director of Jana’s Campaign, presented
at the International Consortium for Social Development in Kampala, Uganda. His talk focused on improving the lives of underrepresented populations in the developing world, including empowering young girls and women and introducing violence prevention strategies. During his visit, Sader also developed partnerships with international organizations working to improve the lives of girls and women worldwide.
Ashley E. Dillon, L’13, joined Stinson Morrison Hecker as a litigation associate in the firm’s Kansas City, Mo., office.
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Brad Bradley Jr., L’80
Charles Hostetler, L’63
Jeffrey S. Nelson, L’80
Pictured with his spouse, Roberta Harding
Pictured with his spouse, Julie Hostetler
Pictured with his spouse, Lisa K. Nelson
Patrick Peery, L’81
Snell & Wilmer LLP
Pictured with his spouse, Cheri (Messer) Peery
Accepted by Andrew Halaby, L’96 & Barry Halpern, L’73
LAW SCHOOL HONORS MOST GENEROUS DONORS The law school honored recipients of the James Woods Green Medallion at a dinner on May 11 in Lawrence. The medallion, named in honor of the law school’s first dean, recognizes those whose cumulative contributions to the school exceed $25,000. This year’s honorees are pictured above with their medallions. Recipients Jennifer Gille Bacon, L’76; Richard Sias, L’54; and John Stewart, L’40, and Hannah Stewart were unable to attend the ceremony.
Photos by Steve Puppe
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WHY I GIVE | Harry Herington, L’93 “Attending law school at the University of Kansas was a pivotal moment in my career path. Before law school, it was my law enforcement career that taught me the importance of supporting the families of fallen officers. Through this scholarship and my Ride4Cops initiative, I will continue my commitment to supporting the families of fallen officers and give others a similar life-changing experience at the University of Kansas School of Law.” Harry Herington, J.D. 1993, Overland Park, Kan. $250,000 — to establish the Harry Herington Law Enforcement Scholarship for children and spouses of fallen or disabled officers, or Kansas police officers and their children
Herington, CEO of NIC Inc., established the Harry Herington Law Enforcement Scholarship through KU Endowment to benefit members of the law enforcement community and their family members who want to attend law school. The scholarship will be awarded to two recipients each year. Priority will go to children and spouses of fallen or
disabled officers, but Kansas police officers and their children will also be eligible. The initial gift of more than $250,000 establishes one of the largest endowed scholarship funds for the law school at KU Endowment. Herington established Ride4Cops in 2009 to create awareness about the inherent dangers of law enforcement and to support the families of fallen
s s e r g o r bove P
$20 million goal $18,055,323 raised as of Oct. 31, 2013
officers. His goal is to ride his customized Harley-Davidson to each state capitol, holding events to raise money and support for the families of fallen officers. To date, Herington has held 28 state Ride4Cops events, riding nearly 30,000 miles and raising more than $500,000 for nonprofit organizations in support of law enforcement.
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Scholarships Faculty support Program support Building enhancements
The campaign runs through June 30, 2016. Make your gift securely online at kuendowment.org/law or use the postage-paid envelope in this issue.
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WITH SINCERE THANKS TO OUR DONORS JAMES WOODS GREEN MEDALLION HONOREES The James Woods Green Medallion honors donors whose cumulative giving to the University of Kansas School of Law is $25,000 & above. Honorees whose names are italicized are deceased. MOST RECENT HONOREES Jennifer Gille Bacon, L’76 & Charles Bacon William F. (Brad) Bradley, L’80 & Roberta Harding Charles H. Hostetler, L’63 & Julie A. Hostetler Jeffrey S. Nelson, L’80 & Lisa K. Nelson Patrick E. Peery, L’81 & Cheryl Messer Peery Richard L. Sias, L’54 & Jeannette Sias Snell & Wilmer LLP John D. Stewart, L’40 & Hannah T. Stewart PAST HONOREES Constance M. Achterberg, L’53 Frank A. Ackerman, L’80 Donald D. Adams, L’64 & Ann Wees Adams J. Eugene Balloun, L’54 Richard A. Barber, L’34 Mrs. Richard A. Barber Barbara Blake Bath, Ph.D., & Thomas D. Bath, Ph.D. Lydia I. Beebe, L’77 & Charles E. Doyle, L’78 Blake A. Biles, L’75 Richard L. Bond, L’60 & Suzanne Sedgwick Bond John K. Bremyer, L’46 & Jayne Williamson Bremyer The Hon. Clayton Brenner, L’28 Daisy E. & Paul H. Brown Max & Mary Brown Professor Emeritus Robert C. Casad Barkley Clark Gertrude Clark Peggy A. Clark John D. Conderman, L’69 & Patricia R. Conderman Teresa Blatchley Conkey Mary K. Connell O. J. Connell Jr., L’38 Donald L. Cordes, L’59 Professor Mike Davis & Faye Davis Suzanne M. Decker Michael F. Delaney, L’76 & Kathleen L. Delaney Glen W. Dickinson Professor Martin Dickinson & Sallie Dickinson Carolyn A. Dillon & Richard W. Dillon William R. Docking, L’77 & Judy O. Docking Robert L. Driscoll, L’64 Gary Duncan, L’74 & Adrianna D. Gonzales Duncan Ruth Adair Dyer, L’21 Mildred A. Early David S. Elkouri, L’78 Clem Fairchild Dorothy Feir, Ph.D. Bruce A. Finzen, L’73 David H. Fisher, L’38 & Mary Frances Fisher Charles L. Frickey, L’69 Loren M. Gensman Roland D. Gidney Jr., L’47 Donald W. Giffin, L’53 & Esther Brown Giffin Ernest J. Goppert, L’17 Brian G. Grace, L’67
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Jordan L. Haines, L’57 & Shirley Cundiff Haines Barry D. Halpern, L’73 & Cynthia A. Halpern Kenneth M. Hamilton, L’47 & Ruth Hamilton Roberta B. Harkness Minnie I. Harms Edward J. Healy, L’79 Alvin D. Herrington, L’57 Al J. & Sylvia M. Herrod Elma A. Holdeman Alice A. Hook Mrs. A. Bryce Huguenin John E. Hurley Jr., L’62 & Jo Sicking Hurley Elizabeth Ann Hylton The Hon. Theodore B. Ice, L’61 & Sue H. Ice Howard M. Immel, L’38 & Sue Immel Balfour & Margaret Jeffrey Arne L. Johnson Family Trust Richard Kane Professor Mike Kautsch & Elaine Kautsch Larry E. Keenan, L’54 John M. Kilroy Jr., L’73 Fred C. & Mary Robinson Koch Thomas G. Kokoruda, L’72 Florence M. Kuske Linda S. Legg, L’75 & The Hon. Lawrence G. Crahan The Hon. James K. Logan & Beverly Logan Robert W. Loyd, L’62 & Mary Jo Loyd Lyle D. Lutton Jr., L’50 & De Nell T. Lutton Daniel J. Lyons, L’77 & Maryanne Lyons Glenn E. McCann, L’40 Brian K. McLeod, L’89 Eunice H. Melik Col. Edward A. Metcalf III, Retired, L’49 Professor Keith G. Meyer & Janet A. Meyer Dara Trum Miles, L’87 & Robin J. Miles, L’86 George D. Miner, L’22 John R. Morse, L’75 The Hon. Ronald C. Newman, L’70 Holly Nielsen, L’82 Bernard E. Nordling, L’49 & Barbara A. Nordling Charles H. Oldfather Jr. Hortense Casady Oldfather Bernard V. O’Neill Jr., L’76 & Marion W. O’Neill The Hon. James W. Paddock, L’56 Marjorie L. Page Robert A. Page, L’53 Mary Louise Parker Diane S. Parrish, L’79 Professor John C. Peck, L’74 & Pamela C. Peck William B. Pendleton, L’57 Mary Ruth Watermulder Petefish Arthur C. Piculell Jr., L’65 & Dee W. Piculell Donald H. Postlethwaite, L’26 & Ruth Lawless Postlethwaite Jean Humphrey Proffitt & Roy F. Proffitt Raymond F. Rice, L’1908 & Ethel Rice John M. Rounds, L’39 The Hon. M. Kay Royse, L’78 Joan R. Ruff, L’73 & Dennis P. Wilbert, L’73 Bill R. Sampson, L’71 Drucilla J. Sampson, L’96 Elizabeth A. Schartz, L’88 Janet Manning Schroeder Kelley D. Sears, L’74 & Jane A. Sears Robert A. Schroeder, L’37 Carolyn Henry Shinkle & J. Frank Shinkle, L’41 Mary Maurine Shurtz Leo R. Sissel, L’50
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Alice Boler Bolin Michael S. & Jennifer J. Boohar Ann K. Booton Karen L. Borell & Barbara R. Stein, Ph.D. J. Christopher Boyle Margaret M. Breinholt Gerald W. Brenneman Jay B. & Michelle B. Brown Mariam Moussa Brunton Ryan C. Brunton Brian D. Bumgardner Carrie Temm Bumgardner G. Peter Bunn III & Catherine L. Bunn Donald L. Burnett & Deanne LaGree Burnett George A. Burns Judge Michael B. Buser & Holly L. Buser Granville M. Bush IV & Lynne Scheufele Bush Business & Legal Resources Paige Vicker Butler & Henry N. Butler Jan Fink Call Jill A. Casado Cerner Corporation Stephen C. Chambers Lecia L. Chaney Gary S. Chilton Kingsley W. Click William P. Coates Jr. & Kathryn Hillyard Coates Kenneth L. Cole Karen R. Collier Cheryl B. & Jess L. Commerford John D. & Patricia R. Conderman Noreen L. Connolly & Robert G. Cohen Crissa A.S. Cook Jerald J. Cook Marjorie Coonrod Timothy R. Cork & Janice Irwin Cork Robert I. Correales Carolyn W. Coulson Brent N. & Michel Coverdale Bernard J. Craig Alec Creighton Christine H. Creighton Amanda Spiker Culp Craig W. Dallon & Melanie G. Dallon Peter F. Davidson Adam S. Davis John P. DeCoursey Charles D. Dedmon Deloitte Foundation Anna Marie Dempsey Paul M. Dent & Deborah K. Simpson Dent Judge Patricia Macke Dick & David A. Dick Bryan J. Didier & Jeremy Wilkins Didier Diana L. Dietrich Michael A. Doll Darcy Domoney & Jill Weiss Domoney Daniel T. Dutcher Karen A. Dutcher John J. Dvorske IV & Erika Jacobson Dvorske Holly A. Dyer Richard R. Eads & Joann Howell Eads Charles P. & Patti L. Efflandt Rick J. Eichor John R. Eichstadt Robert R. Eisenhauer Justin D. Elkouri Kelly Keimig Elsea Heather L. Emry Richard L. & Lauren D. English Charles A. Etherington & Joni Walk Etherington Faegre Baker Daniels Foundation Judge Robert W. Fairchild & Martha Terry Fairchild Shawn R. Farmer
Richard E. Felton Edwin H. & Aramide Fields Bradley R. Finkeldei Fleeson, Gooing, Coulston & Kitch Drew D. Frackowiak Jonathan E. Frank & Christine Frank Gregory L. Franken Kenneth W. Gaines Dean D. & Dianna L. Garland John J. & Carolyn K. Gates Shannon E. Giles James R. & Karen Gilliland Linda Powell Gilmore & Darin Gilmore Timothy H. Girard Judge Kenton T. Gleason & Angela M. Gleason Grant M. Glenn Keith A. & Carol Goehring Dennis A. Golden Mark S. & Sandra Goldman William E. Goss Edward H. & Julia N. Graham Larry Greenbaum Timothy J. & Janette K. Grillot Robert I. & Susan S. Guenthner James B. Gurley & Johanna Johnson Gurley Hallmark Corporate Foundation Elizabeth Blake Handley Mark A. & Debra L. Hannah Gary H. & Jeanne M. Hanson Anne Fleishel Harris Richard C. Harris Joe A. Harter Charles R. Hay Deanne Watts Hay L. Camille Hebert Jay E. Heidrick & Melissa M. Heidrick S. Andrew Heidrick D. Randall & Joyce E. Heilman Paul B. Henrion II & Rebecca A. Henrion Darren R. & Linda J. Hensley Charles C. & Pamela V. Hewitt Bernard J. Hickert Robert R. Hiller Jr. & Patty Kostreles Hiller N. William Hines Jr. & Jean S. Hines Duane R. Hirsch & Shirley Hirsch Wyatt A. & Mary Ann Hoch Christina L. Holland Ross A. Hollander James D. & Karen T. Holt Charlene Holzmeister Robert B. & Caroline E. Hosford Evan H. Ice & Jill Redfern Ice Ralph R. Inman & Sandra Wood Inman Beau A. Jackson & Laura Sutton Jackson Brian C. Jansen Timothy D. Jasper Bruce R. Jeide Milos J. Jekic Wendy M. Jenkins Michael T. Jilka James M. & Heather M. Johnson Karen I. Johnson Leslie A. Johnson Shannon Lemon Johnson Donald A. Johnston & Alice Ann Dowell Johnston Andrew T. Jones Blythe Ridenour Jones Christopher R. Jones David B. & Ellen Jones Heather A. Jones Heather A. Jones Alan Joseph & Diane Oliver Joseph Gina Kaiser Kansas Bar Association Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association Jennifer M. Kassebaum William A. Kassebaum
John M. Kilroy Jr. John G. & Elaine R. Kite Celeste Holder Kling & Robert Kling, Ph.D. Mark W. Knackendoffel & E. Ann Knackendoffel, Ph.D. Robert J. & Rebecca J. Knapp Patricia A. Konopka David J. Kornelis Stephen D. & Ellen L. Kort Stuart M. Kowalski Amy M. Kuhn Douglas & Shirley Lancaster John C. Landon Stephen J. Lautz Sara Lechtenberg-Kasten Larry D. Leonard Lewis, Rice & Fingersh LC Ralph E. Lewis II Sara McKie Lewis Jeffrey Li Mark R. Logan & Elizabeth Kiene Logan Bob & Bev Londerholm J. Larry Louk & JoLinda M.Vega Eric V. Love & Jennifer Emerson Love Judge Harold L. Lowenstein & Wanda Kopper Lowenstein Gregory G. Lower & Teri Cato Lower, M.D. David H. & Debi Luce Robert L. & Julie A. Luce Maren K. Ludwig Barbara A. Lundin & Lawrence P. Daniels Judge Kent Lynch William A. Lynch & Linda Grinpas Lynch Phyllis Savage Lynn & Randall S. Lynn Scott W. Mach & Patty Cray Mach Sheila J. Madden & David R. Schlee Peter T. Maharry & Robyn S. Stone Judge Bruce C. Mallonee & LeeAnne Plumb Mallonee Michael D. Mance Coy M. Martin Gregory K. Martin Peggy S. Martin & Wendell F. Cowan David R. Maslen Margaret F. Mathewson Brian R. Matula Ryan M. B. McAteer Cindy Brunker McClannahan & John B. McClannahan Christopher M. & Jennifer K. McHugh Chris McNeil T. Troy McNemar Elizabeth A. Meekins Parag M. Mehta S. Richard Mellinger Eric B. Metz Marilyn G. Miller & Charley L. Looney M.B. Miller Rebecca E. Miller Roland B. Miller III & Holly R. Miller Scott J. Miller Gwendelyn Garcia Milligan William M. Mills III & Alice Cash Mills John H. Mitchelson & Beverly Ramsey Mitchelson Kevin F. & Frances Mitchelson William M. Modrcin Jr. Donald L. Moler Jr. Judith A. Moler Stephen R. & Paula M. Morgan Benjamin G. Morris & Nancy Johnson Morris Jeffery B. Morris Paul T. Moxley David P. Mudrick & Mary Walker Mudrick David W. Murrill Elizabeth Drill Nay Andrew J. Nazar Kelsey Patterson Nazar
Robert B. & Margaret E. Neill Chad S. Nelson Tamara L. & R. Lance Niles Bert Nunley Aaron B. Oleen John S. Olson ONEOK Foundation James A. Oppy John D. & Sarah P. Osborn Jean C. Owen & Marsha Golub Owen Gary W. Owens Kyungjoo Park Carolyn Boettcher Parmer & David A. Parmer Sandra J. Patti Chadron J. Patton William B. Pendleton Elizabeth C.Y. Peng Sylvia B. Penner Brent D. Percival John G. Peryam Kathryn Pruessner Peters Losson G. Pike & Leanne Benda Pike John A. Potucek II Thomas K. & Sharon Pratt John A. Price R. Kent & Cathy M. Pringle Stephanie J. Quincy Walter R. Randall Jr. Ronald S. Reuter Christie Frick Reynolds & David O. Reynolds Amy Whalen Risley Shon C. Robben & Michelle Travisano Robben Lauren E. Roberts Judge Richard D. Rogers & Cynthia J. Rogers Gary L. Rohrer & Lee Ann Urban Rohrer Leon E. Roulier & Barbara Hauck Roulier Judge Peter V. Ruddick & Lynette M. Ruddick Richard H. Rumsey & Lori Dudley Rumsey March M. Runner Judge Michael Russell Rebecca A. Ryan William H. Sanders Jr. John O. & Joann L. Sanderson William K. Sauck Jr. Nancy Racunas Saugstad & Lee Saugstad Robert T. Schendel & Cynthia A. Schendel, LSCSW Vincent P. Schmeltz III Ralph L. L. Schmidt CPA Lisa M. Schultes & Dan O’Connell Kathryn A. & James T. Seeberger Steven D. Selbe Bhavi A. Shah & Thomas Horn Emily Cameron Shattil Andrew R. Shaw Eldon J. & Bonnie Shields George P. Shuler III Connie Haynie Sieracki & Paul S. Sieracki Xavier Simonsen Amy Verschoor Skinner Judge Allen R. Slater & Kathryn Bohn Slater Amy Logan Sliva Byron L. Sloan Terry L. Sloan Kyle G. Smith Stanford J. Smith Jr. Steven P. & Deborah J. Smith Tina A. Smith Christine K. Solso & Robert J. Huber John O. Somers & Karen Thiele Somers Lynaia South Col. Russell A. Stanley, USAF, Retired Edwin A. & Sally L. Stene Scott C. & Sonja Stockwell
Gordon B. & Carol Stull Howard T. Sturdevant & Gail Sturdevant Robert C. & Linda Ann Sturgeon Michael L. Sullivan Linda L. Sybrant Erin E. Syring Tristan C. Tafolla Thomas L. Theis Capt. A. R. Thomas & Alice Stevinson Thomas Gerald A. & Patti H. Thorpe Kathryn Marie Timm Stephen M. & Carlene M. Todd Tom C. & Christie Triplett Thomas M. & Suzanne F. Tuggle Kimberley H. Tyson Union Pacific Corporation Julie L. Unruh Kenneth R. & Annette Van Blaricum Thomas M. Van Cleave III James D. Van Pelt Larry S. Vernon Kenneth L. Wagner & Lida McNearney Wagner Greg B. Walker J. Michael Walker & Gayla Hastings Walker Michael R. Wallace & Mary E. Bartlett John C. Wesley & Millicent Hunt Wesley Cindy L. Whitton Wichita Bar Association Arthur O. & Leslie A. Wilkonson Damon K. Williams Willis of Greater Kansas Inc. Britton G. Wilson Harriet Stephens Wilson Gary A. Winfrey & Sally Nixon Winfrey Megan Winter Judge William S. Woolley WPX Energy Inc. Wyatt M. & Pamela J. Wright Saichang Xu Rebecca Swanwick Yocham & Keith A.Yocham Brooke Robinson Yoder Congressman Kevin W. Yoder Jonathan N. & Heather S. Zerger NEW FUNDS DEAN MARTIN DICKINSON TAX POLICY LECTURESHIP FUND was established through an initial gift from Terry Arthur, L’69, and Virginia Arthur to pay tribute to Professor Martin Dickinson and recognize his 46-plus years of service on the faculty of KU Law. The fund will provide support to bring distinguished scholars, practitioners and policymakers to KU Law to offer perspectives on tax law and policy and to stimulate critical discussion for the benefit of current students and faculty, alumni, members of the regional bar, and policymakers locally and nationally. JAMES K. LOGAN LAW OPPORTUNITY FUND was established with initial gifts and pledges from former KU Law Dean James K. Logan and Beverly Jennings Logan, T. Bradley Manson, L’78, and Elizabeth Schartz, L’88. The dean of the University of Kansas School of Law will use this fund to address the school’s most pressing needs. LEON KARELITZ CHARITABLE TRUST is an expendable fund to be used for the enhancement and enrichment of the academic teaching of Evidence at the University of Kansas law school. The fund was established with an estate gift from
former New Mexico district court judge Leon Karelitz. LINDA LEGG KU LAW SCHOLARSHIP is an expendable scholarship established through a gift from Linda S. Legg, L’75. This fund will provide scholarships for KU Law students who have an interest in pursuing a career in business or corporate law. PEERY FAMILY LAW SCHOLARSHIP FUND was established through a gift from Patrick, L’81, and Cheryl Messer Peery for unrestricted scholarship support for students at the University of Kansas School of Law. RICE SCHOLAR LEGACY FUND was established through an initial gift from H. Steven Walton, L’83, and Sandra M. Walton and is a pending-endowed fund which allows five years for the fund to become permanently endowed. Once fully endowed, the fund will supplement the Rice Scholarship Fund at the University of Kansas School of Law. LIBRARY SUPPORT FUNDS Hazel A. Anderson Law Library Fund Louise Ahlstedt Beebe and Jack E. Beebe Law Library Fund Thomas W. Boone Law School Library Fund Ruth Adair Dyer Law Library Fund Friends of the University of Kansas Law Library Arthur W. Hershberger Memorial Law Book Fund Frank G. Hodge Memorial Library Fund KU Law Library Unrestricted Fund Kate McKay Memorial Book Fund Evart Mills Memorial Book Fund Douglas D. & Laura L. Wheat School of Law Opportunity Fund MATCHING GIFTS Aetna Foundation Inc. The Bank of America Foundation The Boeing Company Chevron Humankind Matching Gift Program Deloitte Foundation EPR Properties Ernst & Young Foundation ExxonMobil Foundation Faegre Baker Daniels Foundation Hallmark Corporate Foundation Kansas City Southern Kansas University Endowment Association Kinder Morgan Foundation Macy’s Foundation Northern Trust Matching Gift Program ONEOK Foundation Phillips 66 Company Seigfreid Bingham PC Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP Snell & Wilmer LLP Sprint Foundation Thompson & Knight Foundation Thomson Reuters Union Pacific Corporation Wal-Mart Foundation Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP WPX Energy Inc. GIFTS RECEIVED IN HONOR OF: Norma A. Ewing Joan M. Hawkins, L’99 Professor John W. Head Blaine C. Kimrey
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DONOR REPORT Terence E. Leibold, L’96 Travis D. Lenkner, L’05 Professor Richard E. Levy Jack E. Lungstrum, M.D. The Hon. James W. Paddock & Ruth Davenport Paddock Shon Qualseth, L’97 Michelle Worrall Tilton, L’88 William P. Tretbar, L’80 GIFTS RECEIVED IN MEMORY OF: Robert F. Bennett, L’52 Mary Anne Chambers, L’81 Peggy A. Clark Mary Ann Mize Dickinson Philip P. Frickey E.S. Hampton, L’29 Thomas W. Hampton, L’59 Professor Emeritus Francis H. Heller W. Ross Hutton, L’83 C. Frederick Ice, L’24 Mildred Branine Ice Andrew Keenan, L’05 Professor Emeritus William A. Kelly, L’49 Philip C. Lacey, L’74 Kenton J. Mai, L’89 Robert B. McKay Janean Meigs, L’76 Margaret Gregory Pearce Jeanne Humphrey Proffitt Joy Jungferman Rushfelt James E. Salyer, L’73 Harvey J. Snapp, L’49 Douglas L. Stanley, L’84 Charlotte P. Thayer Frederick L. Ward, L’87 Ruth A. Westerbeke Aaron A. Wilson Jr., L’50 Paul R. Wunsch, L’25 OTHER FUNDS Beebe/Doyle Family Classroom Fund Richard L. & Suzanne Sedgwick Bond Fund Walter Brauer Faculty Support Fund Daisy E. & Paul H. Brown Elder Law Fund Robert C. Casad Comparative Law Lectureship Class of 1971 Fund Donald L. Cordes School of Law Opportunity Fund Charles L. Decker Fund Dean Martin Dickinson Tax Policy Lecture Mary Ann Mize Dickinson Memorial Garden Fund G. Gary Duncan Fund Elder Law Program Fund David H. Fisher Law Fund Loren M. Gensman Fund GUF/Law School Unrestricted Jordan L. & Shirley Haines Law Faculty Fellowship Kenneth M. & Ruth Elizabeth Hamilton Law Fund Ed & Helen Healy Law School Opportunity Fund Hinkle Elkouri Conference Room Fund Humphrey School of Law Discretionary Fund Ice Family Fund Joy M. Johnson Trust for the School of Law Journey to J.D.-Diversity Pipeline Program Leon Karelitz Charitable Trust Medical-Legal Clinic at the Southwest Boulevard Family Health Care Clinic Kansas Defender Project Kansas Law Review Law School Building Fund Law School Dean’s Discretionary Account Law School Media, Law & Policy Program
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Legal Aid Clinic Fund Linda S. Legg & Lawrence G. Crahan Professionalism Fund James K. Logan Fund Fred B. Lovitch & Michael J. Davis Law Fund Jana Mackey Support for Public Advocacy Fund Robert B. McKay Memorial Fund Richard F. Mullins Moot Court Competition Fund John A. Naill School of Law Fund Judge Edmund L. Page Jurist-in-Residence Program Polsinelli Shalton Welte Suelthaus Fund Don & Ruth Lawless Postlethwaite Fund Public Interest Law Fund William O. Rice Law Fund Robert A. Schroeder Family Teaching Fellowship Shook, Hardy & Bacon Center for Excellence in Advocacy Shughart, Thomson & Kilroy Fund Fred N. & Lilian Six Unrestricted Law School Fund James Barclay Smith Fund Snell & Wilmer Courtroom Renovation Fund Judge Nelson Timothy Stephens Lecture Stephenson Lectures in Law & Government Fund Stinson Morrison Hecker Fund Tax Certificate Program Fund Tribal Law & Government Center Fund Gary A. Waldron & Carol A. Foster Law School Dean Discretionary Fund Gary A. Waldron & Carol A. Foster Law School Fund Douglas D. & Laura L. Wheat School of Law Opportunity Fund Houston Whiteside Fund Dennis P. Wilbert & Joan R. Ruff Fund Paul L. & Florine T. Wilbert Fund Wolfe Family Moot Court Assistance Fund Paul Yde Law & Economics Fund PRIZES & AWARDS Barber Emerson, LC Blue Book Relays Robert F. Bennett Student Award Fund William L. Burdick Prize Mary Anne Chambers Service Award G. Gary Duncan Scholastic Improvement Prize Robert E. Edmonds Prize for Corporation & Securities Law Family Fund Robert C. Foulston & George Siefkin Prizes for Excellence in Appellate Advocacy Hershberger, Patterson, Jones & Roth Energy Law Award Walter Hiersteiner Outstanding Service Award Hinkle Law Firm Tax Procedure Award W. Ross Hutton Prize Howard M. & Sue Immel Annual Teaching Award Lloyd M. Kagey Leadership Award Law Class of 1949 Leadership Award Janean Meigs Memorial Award in Law Fund Samuel Mellinger Scholarship, Leadership, & Service Award James P. Mize Trial Advocacy Award Dean Frederick J. Moreau Faculty Award Larry R. O’Neal/Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP Law School Award Fund Payne & Jones Lawyering Program Award Shapiro Award for Best Paper on Law & Public Policy
Sonnenschein Scholars Program C. C. Stewart Award Susman Godfrey Trial Advocacy Fund UMB Bank Excellence in Trust Planning Award PROFESSORSHIPS Centennial Teaching Professorship Connell Teaching Professorships in Kansas Law E. S. & Tom Hampton Professorship John H. & John M. Kane Distinguished Professorship Raymond F. Rice Distinguished Professorship in Law John M. Rounds Distinguished Professorship in Law Robert A. Schroeder Distinguished Professorship J. B. Smith Distinguished Professorship in Constitutional Law Frank E. Tyler Professorship in Law Robert W. Wagstaff Distinguished Professorship in Law Paul E. Wilson Professorship in Law SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS Mark H. Adams Sr. Memorial Scholarship Warren D. Andreas Scholarship in Law Association of Corporate Council Mid-America Chapter Scholarship Richard A. Barber Scholarship Beebe/Doyle Family Scholarship Judge Willard M. & Lucile H. Benton Memorial Scholarship Berkley Memorial Scholarship in Law Bever Dye Scholarship John Emerson Blake Memorial Scholarship Book Exchange Scholarships Bremyer Summer Intern Scholarship Fund Judge Clayton & Cecile Goforth Brenner Scholarship in Law Claude E. Chalfant Memorial Scholarship John W. & Gertrude Clark Scholarship Claude O. Conkey Memorial Scholarship O.J. Connell Jr. Law Scholarship Glen W. Dickinson Scholarship in Law William & Judy Docking Law School Scholarship Port & Mildred Early Scholarship Judge A. M. Ebright Memorial Scholarship Elkouri Family Expendable Scholarship Ethics for Good Scholarship Fleeson, Gooing, Coulson & Kitch Scholarship Foulston Siefkin 2L Scholarships Foulston Siefkin Diversity Scholarship Foulston & Siefkin Law Review Scholarship Jordan & Shirley Haines Scholarship Thomas H. Harkness KU Law School Scholarship Sally Harris Scholarship Aldie Haver Memorial Scholarship in Law The Help of Our Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ Scholarship Al J. & Sylvia M. Herrod Law Scholarship Hite, Fanning & Honeyman LLP Scholarship Michael H. Hoeflich & Karen J. Nordheden Scholarship in Law Enos A. Hook Memorial Scholarship Oliver H. Hughes Memorial Scholarship A. Bryce Huguenin School of Law Scholarship Judge Walter A. Huxman Scholarship Arthur M. Jackson Memorial Scholarship Elmer C. Jackson Jr. Scholarship in Law for Black Americans
Margaret S. Jeffrey Scholarship Grant in Law Kansas Journal of Law & Public Policy Scholarship Fund KC Lesbian, Gay & Allied Lawyers (KC LEGAL) Scholarship Kansas Women Attorneys Association Jennie Mitchell Kellogg Scholarship Calvin J. & Janice Miller Karlin Annual Scholarship Andrew Keenan Memorial Scholarship Kirk Family School of Law Dorothy Arlene Bates Kirk Scholarship Law Class of 1953 Scholarship Law School Class of 1925 Scholarship Law School Scholarship Fund Linda S. Legg KU Law Scholarship Robert W. Loyd Scholarship in Law Frank A. Lutz Memorial Scholarship Kenton Mai Memorial Scholarship Minorities in Law Scholarships Harriet & Mancel Mitchell Scholarship in Law John R. Morse Law School Scholarship Ronald C. Newman Scholarship Major Eugene H. Nirdlinger Memorial Scholarship Bernard E. Nordling Scholarship Gary Olson Scholarship Judge Earl E. & Jean Ann O’Connor Memorial Scholarship Charles H. Oldfather Scholarship Joseph O. & Mary Louise Parker Scholarship Peery Family Law Scholarship Olin K. & Mary Ruth Petefish School of Law Scholarship Polsinelli Shalton Welte Suelthaus Diversity Scholarship Polsinelli Shughart Scholarship Public Interest Summer Stipends Charles B. Randall Memorial Scholarship Ethel & Raymond F. Rice Scholarships Rice Scholar Legacy Ross Foundation Law School Scholarship Judge M. Kay Royse Scholarship in Law Judge J. C. Ruppenthal Memorial Scholarship Richard & Vivian Schmidt Law Scholarship Robert A. & Janet Manning Schroeder Scholarships in Law Elisha Scott Memorial Scholarship Professor William R. Scott Scholarship Seigfreid, Bingham, Levy, Selzer & Gee Law Scholarship J. Frank & Carolyn Henry Shinkle Memorial Scholarship J. Frank Shinkle Student Aid Fund Shook, Hardy & Bacon Scholarships Professor Earl B. & Mary Maurine Shurtz Tribal Lawyer Scholarship Clarine Smissman J.D. & Edward Smissman Ph.D. Scholarship in Law Carl T. Smith Memorial Scholarship Glee & Geraldine Smith Law Scholarship Snell & Wilmer Alumni Law School Scholarship William C. Spangler Memorial Scholarship Judge Robert F. Stadler Memorial Scholarship Evelyn, Richard & Blanche Thompson Scholarship Leslie T. Tupy Scholarship Suzanne Valdez & Stephen McAllister Scholarship Voss Kansas Law Scholarship Wal-Mart Legal Diversity Scholarship Frederick L. Ward Memorial Scholarship J. L. Weigand Jr. Notre Dame Legal Education Trust Scholarship Willard G. Widder Scholarship
Karl T. Wiedemann Scholarship in Law Paul R. Wunsch Scholarship CLASSES 1940 John D. Stewart & Hannah T. Stewart 1947 Judge Richard D. Rogers & Cynthia J. Rogers 1950 William B. Beeson Kenneth Harmon & Sue Harmon 1951 Richard C. Harris Joe L. Levy & Pat Pote Levy Emerson H. & Jeanette J. Shields Charles R. & Margaret Jean Svoboda Russell B. Taylor 1952 William E. Goss Col. Russell A. Stanley, USAF, Retired 1953 Constance M. Achterberg John G. Atherton Donald W. Giffin & Esther Brown Giffin Frank W. Hursh & Mary Walker Hursh J. Robert Wilson & Marguerite J. Wilson 1954 J. Eugene Balloun James B. Gurley & Johanna Johnson Gurley Larry E. Keenan & Patricia L. Degner-Keenan Charles S. Lindberg Gerald & Wilma Sawatzky D. Spencer Yohe 1955 Donald N. Dirks Richard E. Jackson Bob & Bev Londerholm 1956 Jerry W. Hannah & Nancy Watson Hannah Judge James W. Paddock & Ruth Davenport Paddock Justice Fred N. Six & Lilian Six John C. Wesley & Millicent Hunt Wesley 1957 Alvin D. Herrington Duane R. Hirsch & Shirley Hirsch Loy W. Kirkpatrick John G. & Elaine R. Kite William B. Pendleton 1958 Donald L. Burnett & Deanne LaGree Burnett Heywood H. Davis & Louise Swigart Davis Sally Cross Herrington Richard H. Rumsey & Lori Dudley Rumsey Judge Gerald L. Rushfelt & Debbie Rushfelt Willard B. Thompson & Barbara L. Thompson James D.Van Pelt Robert S. Wunsch & Barbara Bateman Wunsch 1959 John W. Brand Jr. & Barbara Sample Brand Col. James L. Green, Retired Thomas H. Krueger & Jean Krueger Jack R. Reed
Edwin A. & Sally L. Stene
J. Michael Walker & Gayla Hastings Walker
1960 Edward H. & Julia N. Graham Judge Edward Larson & Mary L. Larson Gary L. Rohrer & Lee Ann Urban Rohrer Byron E. Springer & Marion Peltier Springer
1968 Larry D. Armel & JoAnne Armel Judge Donald W. Bostwick & Jill Bostwick George L. & Sherrill Lynn Catt Peter F. Davidson Hayward D. Fisk & Diane Haxby Fisk Robert B. & Caroline E. Hosford Gary L. Olson & Vicki A. Olson C.J. Poirier John O. Somers & Karen Thiele Somers David A. Sorenson Wesley H. Sowers Jr.
1961 Philip L. Bowman & Barbara E. Bowman, Ph.D. Pauline Peppercorn Dye N. William Hines Jr. & Jean S. Hines Judge Theodore B. Ice & Sue Harper Ice Mikel L. Stout & LeAnn R. Stout 1962 Richard R. Eads & Joann Howell Eads Robert W. Loyd & Mary Jo Loyd Howard T. Sturdevant & Gail Sturdevant 1963 Stanley R. Ausemus & Eleanor K. Ausemus Lawrence W. Blickhan Gary E. Cooper & Elfriede Cooper Paul F. DeBauge & Janice B. DeBauge Robert E. Donatelli & Katherine Donatelli Charles H. Hostetler & Julie A. Hostetler Richard G. Hunsucker & Carol A. Hunsucker Robert L. & Julie A. Luce Roger D. Stanton & Judith Duncan Stanton Charles E. Wetzler 1964 Donald D. Adams & Ann Wees Adams Patrick H. Allen Robert L. Driscoll & Marilyn Rockwell Driscoll William D. Haught Leon E. Roulier & Barbara Hauck Roulier Tom C. & Christie Triplett Robert E. & Mary L. Williams 1965 Ernest Adelman & Barbara Boley Adelman David C. & Priscilla A. All Bradley L. & Judith L. Brehm James L. Crabtree Donald A. & Judy Culp David R. Hederstedt & Valerie Hederstedt Karen I. Johnson Topper Johntz & Linda D. Johntz Jim L. Lawing 1966 Stephen C. Chambers Peter K. Curran & Virginia Schubert Curran Max E. Eberhart & Nina Gillig Eberhart C. Andrew Graham & Constance Fox Graham Charles C. & Pamela V. Hewitt Donald A. Johnston & Alice Ann Dowell Johnston Wendell W. Kellogg Douglas & Shirley Lancaster Benjamin G. Morris & Nancy Johnson Morris Judge Lawrence E. Sheppard Stephen M. & Carlene M. Todd Thomas M. Van Cleave III 1967 Barry A. & Lynette S. Bennington John D. & Karin M. Dunbar Robert I. & Susan S. Guenthner William M. Mills III & Alice Cash Mills Ralph L. L. Schmidt CPA Thomas M. & Suzanne F. Tuggle
1969 Terry Arthur & Virginia Thomas Arthur Ernest C. Ballweg John D. & Patricia R. Conderman Timothy J. Evans & Mary S. Evans Charles L. Frickey & Diane Paris Frickey John D. & Sarah P. Osborn Ronald S. Reuter Alan W. Roeder George P. Shuler III Judge David H. Sivright Jr. & Kathleen Sivright Capt. A. R. Thomas & Alice Stevinson Thomas R. Dean Wolfe & Cheryl L. Wolfe 1970 Frank S. Bangs Jr. William Bevan III & Gail M. Bevan Rick J. Eichor Judge John W. Lungstrum & Linda E. Lungstrum James A. Oppy Kenneth R. & Annette Van Blaricum Gary A. Winfrey & Sally Nixon Winfrey 1971 Margaret M. Breinholt Jean C. Owen & Marsha Golub Owen Losson G. Pike & Leanne Benda Pike John A. Potucek II John B. Roesler Bill Sampson John L.Vratil & Teresa C.Vratil Arthur O. & Leslie A. Wilkonson 1972 Capt. Jon Richard Barbee George A. Burns William P. Coates Jr. & Kathryn Hillyard Coates Le Roy Lewis De Nooyer James R. & Karen Gilliland Robert R. Hiller Jr. & Patty Kostreles Hiller Alan Joseph & Diane Oliver Joseph Thomas G. Kokoruda & Polly Kokoruda Michael D. Mance Roland B. Miller III & Holly R. Miller Jane Porter Murphy & Barry L. Murphy, M.D. N. Royce & Linda L. Nelson John A. Price Bernard D. Reams Jr., Ph.D. Chris & Debra A. Robe Christopher Smith & Diana P. Smith Thomas W. Wagstaff Kenneth A. & Leann Webb George W. & Margaret E.Yarnevich 1973 Terry D. Bertholf & Linda Beebe Bertholf Judge Mary Beck Briscoe Granville M. Bush IV & Lynne Scheufele Bush Robert E. Dallman
Judge Robert W. Fairchild & Martha Terry Fairchild Bruce A. Finzen Barry D. Halpern & Cynthia Zedler Halpern Joe A. Harter David L. Hiebert & Sheridan Dirks Hiebert Bruce R. Jeide Gordon A. Jones Edward M. Kaplan John M. Kilroy Jr. Linda L. Lee William A. Lynch & Linda Grinpas Lynch Randal J. McDowell & Zelia Taylor McDowell Catherine McGuire Douglas C. McKenna Paul T. Moxley Robert C. Perry Dale W. & Cindy L. Rufenacht John O. & Joann L. Sanderson Michael V. Schaefer Emily Cameron Shattil Rex N. Shewmake Jr. & Mary Jane Shewmake Judge Allen R. Slater & Kathryn Bohn Slater Kenneth W. Spain & Cynthia Mullen Spain Nancy J. Spies Judge Marcia K. Walsh Perry D. Warren & Janet Beebe Warren Kent H. Weltmer 1974 Stephen J. Bednar David W. Davis & Rhona Thorington Davis Paul M. Dent & Deborah K. Simpson Dent Darrell D. Dreiling Leo P. Dreyer & Lorry Glawe Dreyer Melvin L. Ehrlich John R. Eichstadt Lawrence C. Gates & Jeanne K. Gates William C. Gibb C. Peter Goplerud III Charles R. Hay Joseph J. Hoagland & Norma Decker Hoagland Kelly S. Hodge Larry D. Leonard Stephen R. & Paula M. Morgan Professor John C. Peck & Pamela C. Peck Paul D. Post & Kay Kelly, LSCSW Kenneth W. Reeves III Judge Peter V. Ruddick & Lynette M. Ruddick Darry G. & Charlotte A. Sands Kelley D. Sears & Jane A. Sears William H. Seiler Jr. Eldon J. & Bonnie Shields Michael L. Sullivan Larry S.Vernon Douglas D. Wheat & Laura L. Wheat Gaylen R. Williams Elaine Oser Zingg & Otto M. Zingg 1975 Martin W. Bauer & Ann M. Bauer Charles A. Briscoe G. Peter Bunn III & Catherine L. Bunn William W. & Nancy Jeter David J. Kornelis Linda S. Legg Barbara A. Lundin & Lawrence P. Daniels Michael W. Mahaffey S. Richard Mellinger M. Rebeca Mendoza Michael C. Moffet & Patricia Russell Moffet John R. Morse & Kay Stine Morse Gordon B. & Carol Stull Earl D. & Shirley A. Tjaden
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DONOR REPORT James R. Walters & Mary Clayton Walters Steven E. Worcester 1976 Jennifer Gille Bacon & Charles Bacon Bion J. Beebe & Vicki Storm Beebe Ronald J. Cappuccio Jill A. Casado Antonio R. Cortest S. Nyles & Mary P. Davis Michael F. Delaney & Kathleen Gibbons Delaney Charles P. & Patti L. Efflandt Kenneth W. Gaines Nancy E. Gibb Grant M. Glenn Cathy Havener Greer Ross A. Hollander R. Michael Jackson Gina Kaiser John A. Koepke Judge Kent Lynch David P. Mudrick & Mary Walker Mudrick Bernard V. O’Neill Jr. & Marion W. O’Neill Leland E. Rolfs Floy Lambertson Shaeffer Neil R. Shortlidge & Renee Sproul Shortlidge Robert S. & Marcia K. Streepy Beverly Thomas Gerald A. & Patti H. Thorpe
Jeffrey S. Southard Col. Andrew D. Stewart, USA, Retired Martha Braun Wallisch & William J. Wallisch III John R. Wine Jr. & Ellen Sue Wine David L. Wing & Kristin D. Wing Winton A. Winter Jr. & Mary Boyd Winter Stanley N. Woodworth & Nancy G. Woodworth 1979 Gary L. & Charleen S. Ayers Anne H. Blessing & William R. Blessing Robert W. Coykendall Gene H. Gaede & Jannelle Robins-Gaede Edward J. Healy & Helen Healy John C. & Cynthia L. Hickey Sheila J. Madden & David R. Schlee Teresa M. Meagher Diane S. Parrish & Steven C. Parrish Larry G. & Dianne J. Rapp Peter E. Strand & Sheila C. Strand Gary A. Waldron & Carol A. Foster, Ph.D. Marie S. Woodbury & Daniel C. Claiborn, Ph.D.
Stephen M. Kerwick Stuart M. Kowalski Ralph E. Lewis II Mary Ellen Loftus Scott W. Mach & Patty Cray Mach David R. Maslen Margaret F. Mathewson Cindy Brunker McClannahan & John B. McClannahan Nina Schloesser McKenna Chris McNeil Marilyn G. Miller & Charley L. Looney Daphne Nan Muchnic Patrick E. Peery & Cheryl Messer Peery Robert T. Schendel & Cynthia A. Schendel, LSCSW Nan Mills Sigman & Gregory D. Sigman Kyle G. Smith Christine K. Solso & Robert J. Huber Catherine A. Walter
1977 Lydia I. Beebe L. Jed Berliner Robin C. & Deborah M. Blair Alice Boler Bolin Karen L. Borell & Barbara R. Stein, Ph.D. Charles F. Bunch Judge Michael B. Buser & Holly L. Buser Kingsley W. Click David Davenport & Sally Nelson Davenport Jane A. Finn, Ph.D. Deanne Watts Hay Lewis A. Heaven Jr. & Paula Butz Heaven Paul B. Henrion II & Rebecca A. Henrion Calvin J. Karlin Daniel J. Lyons & Maryanne Lyons Russell L. & Sandra S. Muse Evan J. Olson & Susan Woodin Olson Kathryn Pruessner Peters Brenda Petrie Register & Benton W. Register James A. Riedy Judge Janice D. Russell William H. Sanders Jr. J. Stanley Sexton & Tommye C. Sexton Professor Jan Bowen Sheldon, Ph.D. & Professor James A. Sherman Robert C. & Linda Ann Sturgeon John A.Vetter Cynthia S. Woelk
1980 Frank A. Ackerman David W. Andreas Orval F. Baldwin II Jacob W. Bayer Jr. & Leslie Russo Bayer Carol Y. & Jeffrey P. Berns Carolyn McMinn Blakemore David L. Blakemore John P. Bowman & Katie-Pat Bowman William F. (Brad) Bradley Jr. & Roberta Harding Bruce E. Cavitt Charles D. Dedmon Kathleen A. Dillon Edmund S. Gross & Michiko Miyamori Gross Bernard J. Hickert Ralph R. Inman & Sandra Wood Inman Judge Janice Miller Karlin Jodde Olsen Lanning Sheila C. & John N. Maksimowicz Judge Bruce C. Mallonee & LeeAnne Plumb Mallonee Jan Haley Maxwell & Robert S. Maxwell Eric B. Metz Timothy B. Mustaine & Marci Girton Mustaine Jeffrey S. Nelson & Lisa K. Nelson John S. Olson Charles A. & Connie Peckham R. Kent & Cathy M. Pringle Irma Stephens Russell & Thomas L. Russell Jr., Ph.D. Linda L. Sybrant Mark R. Thompson & Barbara E. Thompson Michael R. Wallace & Mary E. Bartlett
1982 Daniel N. & Melanie W. Allmayer Judge Karen M. Arnold-Burger & Kurt L. Burger Kenneth L. Cole Roy G. Crooks Tony L. & Shawna L. Gehres Kirk J. Goza Shirley Edmonds Goza Timothy J. & Janette K. Grillot Casey S. Halsey & Paula Bush Halsey G. William Hankins Gary H. & Jeanne M. Hanson L. Camille Hebert Wendy M. Jenkins Teresa Roll Kerwick Mark W. Knackendoffel & E. Ann Knackendoffel, Ph.D. John C. Landon Judge Steve A. Leben & Ann E. Warner, M.D. Mary W. Lehoczky & John Lehoczky III Sara McKie Lewis J. Larry Louk & JoLinda M.Vega Terry L. & Monica S. Malone Brian C. McCormally & Kathie Philbrick McCormally P. Anne McDonald & Robert Wilshire Christopher K. McKenzie & Manuela Albuquerque Kevin F. & Frances Mitchelson James P. Muehlberger & Jayme Klein Muehlberger David W. Murrill Holly Nielsen William K. Sauck Jr. David G. Seely & Debra Short Seely Stanford J. Smith Jr. S. Lee Taylor Gabrielle M. Thompson & Oliver L. Weaver, Ph.D. Cindy L. Whitton
1978 Tim Connell Timothy R. Cork & Janice Irwin Cork Maril Crabtree R. Steven Davis & Kim Bowen Davis Charles E. Doyle David S. Elkouri & Debbi C. Elkouri Dan L. Fager Lynne A. Friedewald Robert H. Gale Jr. & Linda C. Gale Jeanne Gorman Steve & Cynthia M. Heeney Eugene E. & Gloria L. Irvin Jennifer Johnson Kinzel T. Bradley Manson William M. Modrcin Jr.
1981 Steven R. Anderson & Carole Twork Anderson J. Rod Betts Anne E. Burke Mitchell C. Chaney & Susan K. Chaney Gary S. Chilton Walter L. Cofer & Nicola R. Heskett Daniel D. Crabtree John P. DeCoursey Judge Patricia Macke Dick & David A. Dick Darcy Domoney & Jill Weiss Domoney Robert R. Eisenhauer Mark A. & Debra L. Hannah Jeffrey D. Hewett Ramona K. Kantack
1983 Martin K. Albrecht & Shari Feist Albrecht Diane L. Arnst Rita M. Cain Michael A. Doll Drew D. Frackowiak Myron L. Frans Catherine S. Hauber Judge David W. Hauber D. Randall & Joyce E. Heilman Wyatt A. & Mary Ann Hoch Annette Kline Hollingsworth & Marshall W. Hollingsworth Eric Johnson & Susan Holland Johnson, Esq. Stephen D. & Ellen L. Kort Quentin E. Kurtz
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Audrey B. Magaña & Sue Anne Magaña M.B. Miller John H. Mitchelson & Beverly Ramsey Mitchelson Timothy M. O’Brien & Melinda Cadle O’Brien Eugene S. Peck & Laura Fraser Peck Kevin L. Petracek & Barbara Stokes Petracek Cathy A. Reinhardt & Norman A. St. Laurent Kari S. Schmidt Keith C. & Jan M. Sevedge James J. & Chirl Ann Sienicki Xavier Simonsen Diane W. Simpson Amy Logan Sliva Byron L. Sloan Terry L. Sloan Gentra Abbey Sorem & James R. Sorem Jr., Ph.D. Kenneth L. Wagner & Lida McNearney Wagner H. Steven Walton & Sandra M. Walton Robert J. Werner Rebecca A. Winterscheidt 1984 Robert K. Anderson Barbara D. Bleisch Daniel T. Dutcher Gregory L. Franken Keith A. & Carol Goehring Larry Greenbaum Karen Erickson Hosack & Paul Douglas Hosack Matthew D. Keenan & Lori Hickman Keenan Celeste Holder Kling & Robert Kling, Ph.D. James W. Lusk & The Hon. Nancy Niles Lusk Eric S. Namee & Tracy Lynn Namee Elizabeth Drill Nay Michael L. Riggs & Elaine P. Riggs Judge David W. Rogers Chris & Frank Sharp Kent L. Singer Scott C. & Sonja Stockwell Calvin L. & Nancy T. Wiebe Christine Dudgeon Wilson & Lawrence B. Wilson Stephen L.Young 1985 Justice Carol A. Beier & Richard W. Green Michael S. & Jennifer J. Boohar Gerald W. Brenneman Charles W. Cade & Mary Cranford Cade, Ph.D. Mark M. Deatherage Daniel H. Diepenbrock & Paula Diepenbrock Diana L. Dietrich Karen A. Dutcher Richard L. & Lauren D. English Charles A. Etherington & Joni Walk Etherington Patrick D. & Jane F. Gaston Peggy Glazzard, Ed.D., J.D. Gregory G. Lower & Teri Cato Lower, M.D. Robert J. McCully & Stacey Diane McCully Nancy L. Mitchell & David W. Mitchell, Ph.D. Donald L. Moler Jr. Judith A. Moler Rick G. Morris Judge Mary Murguia Lauren E. Roberts Lisa M. Schultes & Dan O’Connell
John W. Simpson & Carolyn C. Simpson Randall J. Snapp & Beth Bertelsmeyer Snapp Paul L.Yde & Sarah R. Elder 1986 Janet L. Arndt & Roger C. Bain Debra Lee Barnett Lisa Walter Beran & Gerald W. Beran Jr. Marjorie A. Blaufuss & Larry J. Libeer Mark S. & Sandra Goldman Robert J. Hack Anne Fleishel Harris Traci Hicks Hartenstein Craig A. & Antoinette Joyce Hunt Steven K. Linscheid David H. & Debi Luce Robin J. Miles Kristina B. & Jacob I. Murphree Donald L. Norman Jr. Scott W. Sayler & Nancy Zarda Sayler Kathryn Marie Timm Judge William S. Woolley 1987 David A. Blutcher Heather Bussing Jan Fink Call James D. & Karen T. Holt Michele A. Kessler & Owen W. Harbison Sean Bulman McSweeney Dara Trum Miles Bert Nunley Carolyn Boettcher Parmer & David A. Parmer Brent D. Percival Walter R. Randall Jr. Reginald L. Robinson & Jane McGarey Robinson Steven D. Selbe David E. & Kimberly R. Shay Kimberley H. Tyson Martha S. Warren 1988 Eric N. & Bonnie J. Anderson Katherine J. Bailes, J.D., Ph.D. Mark C. & Melanie R. Bannister Patricia A. Bennett & Michael G. Haefele Paige Vicker Butler & Henry N. Butler Cheryl B. & Jess L. Commerford Kevin M. Connor & Anne L. Connor Patrick X. & Susan J. Fowler Timothy H. Girard Phillip A. & Marlene K. Glenn S. Andrew Heidrick Darren R. & Linda J. Hensley Charlene Holzmeister Michael T. Jilka William A. Kassebaum Rebecca E. Miller Sally Tinker Murphy Lee M. Novak Elizabeth C.Y. Peng Bradley S. & Mary Frances Russell Judge Michael Russell Elizabeth A. Schartz Kathryn A. & James T. Seeberger Steven P. & Deborah J. Smith 1989 Laura J. Bond & Fred L. Bond III Alec Creighton Christine H. Creighton Sharon L. Dickgrafe Thomas J. Drees Dean D. & Dianna L. Garland Frederick B. Gould Dorothy M. Ingalls & Kevin K. Jurrens
Jennifer M. Kassebaum Kevin K. Kelly & Christy Brady Kelly Robert J. & Rebecca J. Knapp Phyllis Savage Lynn & Randall S. Lynn James M. Marion Lori Connors McGroder Brian K. McLeod Alphonse B. Perkins Douglas R. Richmond Tina A. Smith 1990 Mark A. & Susan E. Andersen John W. & Donna R. Barbian Shelli Crow-Johnson & Lyndon M. Johnson Yvette Leerskov Ehrlich Kent R. & Lisa R. Erickson Richard E. Felton Mark C. Hegarty & Janelle K. Hegarty Maureen M. Mahoney Crystal Whitebread Mai Paul D. Snyder Robert W. Tormohlen Susan Krehbiel William 1991 Randy S. Anglen Doyle Baker Daniel S. & Kirstin R. Bangerter Bruce A. Berkley & Kelly Staggenborg Berkley Robert I. Correales Anna Marie Dempsey Gavin Fritton Hellen L. & Frederick D. Haag John E. Hayes III Eric A. Kuwana & Karen E. Miller-Kuwana Scott C. Long Paulette M. Manville Brian R. Matula T. Troy McNemar Deborah Cawley Moeller Michael D. Moeller Stephanie J. Quincy Richard S. Shackelford & Martha Frerichs Shackelford Connie Haynie Sieracki & Paul S. Sieracki Amy Verschoor Skinner Karen Elizabeth Snyder 1992 Mary A. Cabrera Lecia L. Chaney Laurence A. Clement Jr. & Lynn Ewanow Clement Timothy E. Congrove John J. Dvorske IV & Erika Jacobson Dvorske Nicholas Kemp & Jennifer Booth Kemp, M.D. Barbara A. Knops Peter C. Knops Andrew S. Mendelson Robert B. & Margaret E. Neill Thomas K. & Sharon Pratt Paul A. Rupp Ann & Mark A. Soderberg Kara Trouslot Stubbs Karen L. Torline Paul B. Torline Jean W. Wise & Morris F. Wise, M.D. 1993 Jay B. & Michelle B. Brown Marc P. Clements Staci L. Cooper Shannon E. Giles Jonathan H. Gregor Toni J. Hanretta
Harry H. Herington Jr. & Cindy Herington Evan H. Ice & Jill Redfern Ice Loren T. Israel & Maya Israel, Ph.D. Andrew M. Jones Professor Pamela Keller & John W. Keller, M.D. Timothy J. Kuester Eric V. Love & Jennifer Emerson Love Gregory K. Martin Gary W. Owens Stephen N. Six & Professor Elizabeth Brand Six Liza Rowland Townsend Stacey N. Warren 1994 Andrew D. Carpenter Thomas P. Cartmell & Shelley Atkison Cartmell Michael J. DiSilvestro Holly A. Dyer Vera M. & Stephen A. Gannaway Linda Powell Gilmore & Darin Gilmore Judge Kenton T. Gleason & Angela M. Gleason Kimberly A. Jones Patricia A. Konopka Scott J. Miller Todd M. Richardson Amy Whalen Risley Shon C. Robben & Michelle Travisano Robben Karen Zambri Schutter Stephen M. Schutter Gregory K. Silvers Erin E. Syring Kevin D. Weakley 1995 Cynthia R. Bryant Patricia J. & Frank F. Castellano Jeffrey R. Emerson Leslie A. Johnson Tricia M. Knoll Coy M. Martin Michelle Ray Matheson Scott B. Strohm Jennifer Vath 1996 J. Craig Cartwright & Angela Power Cartwright Kelly Keimig Elsea Andrew F. Halaby & Ann Marie Halaby Sara Lechtenberg-Kasten Charles D. Marvine Professor Joyce Rosenberg Marvine Gwendelyn Garcia Milligan Lauren E. Reinhold Rebecca A. Ryan Drucilla J. Sampson Nancy Racunas Saugstad & Lee Saugstad Lynaia South Julie L. Unruh Rebecca Swanwick Yocham & Keith A.Yocham 1997 William J. & Rachelle D. Bahr Grant D. & Stephanie J. Bannister Edwin H. & Aramide Fields Brad Korell & Justin McNulty Carolyn L. Matthews William P. Matthews Lloyd E. Rigney Vincent P. Schmeltz III Shawn L. Stogsdill
1998 John L. Andra Brandee L. Caswell & Brian J. Weakley Brent N. & Michel Coverdale Teodoro Garcia Jr. Brian A. Jackson Barbara L. McCloud Amy E. & Ronald D. Morgan 1999 John F. Baird II & Julie A. Baird Brock E. Behnke Noreen L. Connolly & Robert G. Cohen Bradley R. Finkeldei Jonathan E. Frank & Christine Frank Heather A. Jones Kimberly Peterson Long & Jeffrey D. Long Peter T. Maharry & Robyn S. Stone Jody Lamb Meyer Trey T. Meyer Darin A. Nugent Jason E. Pepe & Jennifer Pepe Holly Pauling Smith Diana C. Theologou Miltiadis N. Theologou Greg B. Walker 2000 Toby J. Crouse John J. & Carolyn K. Gates Christina L. Holland David B. & Ellen Jones Heather A. Jones Christopher M. Joseph Jason P. & Skye D. Lacey Stephen J. Lautz Robert D. Lewis Justin M. Lungstrum & Emily Lungstrum Christopher M. & Jennifer K. McHugh Adam R. Moore Chad S. Nelson March M. Runner Bhavi A. Shah & Thomas Horn Jennifer Stackhouse Yanping Wang Jennifer Webb 2001 Collin B. & Dana Altieri Joshua N. Barker Stacia Gressel Boden Tamara L. & R. Lance Niles Stefan J. Padfield Jeffrey L. Stowell & Carol A. Stowell Michael L. Walden Jane L. & Randy K. Williams 2002 Joshua K. Allen Katherine Benson Allen Ryan C. Brunton Rich Federico Amy Boller Fritton Timothy A. Glassco Jay E. Heidrick & Melissa M. Heidrick Molly Westering Hunter & Mark Hunter Timothy D. Jasper Blythe Ridenour Jones Christopher R. Jones Mark R. Logan & Elizabeth Kiene Logan Mon Yin Lung Ann J. Premer Jon A. Strongman Mark A. Van Blaricum & Jackie DeSouza Van Blaricum Chasitie Burgess Walden Damon K. Williams Bradley J. Yeretsky Congressman Kevin W. Yoder
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DONOR REPORT 2003 Todd S. Abplanalp Mariam Moussa Brunton Scott D. Kaiser Carrie A. McAtee Jennifer L.Yaneris Katherine Bollig Zogleman 2004 Christopher C. Confer Bryan J. Didier & Jeremy Wilkins Didier Seanna L. Higley James M. & Heather M. Johnson Andrew T. Jones Jeffrey Li Jeffery B. Morris Sylvia B. Penner John G. Peryam Christopher L. & Shanna C. Steadham Brian L. Williams & Arie Jones Williams Emily M.Yeretsky Jonathan N. & Heather S. Zerger 2005 Joel A. Bannister Diana Hickey Beckman Allison Ross Confer Carolyn W. Coulson Anne Murray Emert Mark T. Emert Shawn R. Farmer Benjamin C. Fields Daniel C. & Amanda Gibb Elizabeth Blake Handley Robert F. Kethcart & Stephanie A. Kethcart Amy M. Kuhn Travis D. Lenkner Clayton D. Lewis Miguel L’Heureux Elizabeth A. Meekins Andrew J. Nazar Kelsey Patterson Nazar Robert K. Neigert S. Patrick O’Bryan Shannon Kerr O’Bryan Kyungjoo Park Megan Winter Brooke Robinson Yoder 2006 Carly Farrell Boothe & Benjamin D. Boothe David L. Dean Robert F. Flynn & Maria Stecklein Flynn Jeffrey W. Gettler Timothy A. Liesmann Sean J. O’Hara & Amy Cox O’Hara Dallas L. Rakestraw & Dulcinea King Rakestraw Kristen V. Toner & Ryan M. Toner Mary A. & Jason M. Walker Jason M. & Kristie Zager 2007 Angela S. Armenta Brian D. Bumgardner Carrie Temm Bumgardner P. Dan Calderon Crissa A.S. Cook Amanda Spiker Culp Rachel S. Dean M. Katie Gates Calderon Ryan J. Huschka Aaron B. Oleen 2008 Brian P. Baltzell Sarah Emile Lynn Baltzell Daniel A. Belhumeur & Ree A. Belhumuer Bernard J. Craig
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Adam S. Davis Justin D. Elkouri Adam J. Gasper Kathryn O’Hara Gasper Zachary A. Lerner Maren K. Ludwig Thomas P. Maltese Britton G. Wilson 2009 Caroline A. Bader Brutrinia DeAquanitia Cain Karen R. Collier Christopher P. Colyer Jerald J. Cook Michael E. Dill Beau A. Jackson & Laura Sutton Jackson Rachel J. Kibler-Melby Alicia M. Kirkpatrick Andrew R. Shaw Amanda C. Sheridan Rachel D. Stahle Nathaniel J. Thompson Heng T. Tran Patrick R. Watkins 2010 Jason B. Brinkley Ryan C. Cramer Christopher C. Grenz Blake T. Hardwick Parag M. Mehta Chadron J. Patton Mark A. Samsel Matthew T. Schoonover Adam M. Siebers Saichang Xu 2011 Thomas S. Beeler Carrie Skahan Fitts & Adam M. Fitts Dennis A. Golden Matthew P. Hurt Brian C. Jansen Milos J. Jekic Ryan M. B. McAteer Timothy P. Schaefer Tristan C. Tafolla 2012 Ann K. Booton James E. L. Carter Deborah J. Hyde Cody E. McCullough FRIENDS Gretchen Lee Andeel & Stanley G. Andeel Armstrong Teasdale LLP Association of Corporate Counsel, Mid-America Chapter Barber Emerson LC Bartimus Frickleton Robertson Gorny Blake Bath & Sydney Bath Belin Foundation Bever Dye Foundation Larry J. & Ann H. Bingham Boeing Company Political Action Committee Gina A. Boswell J. Christopher Boyle Business & Legal Resources Professor Emeritus Robert C. Casad & Sarah M. Casad Cerner Corporation Donald E. Chambers Chevron Products Company Mary K. Connell Marjorie Coonrod Craig W. Dallon & Melanie G. Dallon
Professor Michael J. Davis & Faye S. Davis Stanley D. Davis & Kathleen Perkins Dentons Professor Martin B. Dickinson Jr. & Sallie Francis Dickinson Professor Christopher R. Drahozal & Kaye M. Drahozal Tara S. Eberline Christopher S. Edmonds & Sonnet C. Edmonds Heather L. Emry Fleeson, Gooing, Coulston & Kitch Foulston Siefkin LLP Robert L. Goolsbee & Betty H. Goolsbee Professor David J. Gottlieb & Rita Sloan Gottlieb Susan J. Grey Betty Jo Haley Jo Lynn Haley & Timothy A. French Nancy Fligg Hampton Professor John W. Head & Lucia Orth Head Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City Hinkle Law Firm LLC Hite, Fanning & Honeyman LLP Leslie A. & Daniel L. Hubbel Jo Sicking Hurley Husch Blackwell LLP Elizabeth Ann Hylton Shannon Lemon Johnson Arne L. Johnson Family Trust Kansas Bar Association Kansas Bar Foundation Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association Kansas Journal of Law & Public Policy Kansas Women Attorneys Association Leon & Lee Karelitz Trust SEPT Professor Mike Kautsch & Elaine Kautsch KC Lesbian, Gay & Allied Lawyers Derele W. Knepper Gloria Meigs Konold KU NALSA KU Public Interest Law Society Sharylyn Gelvin Lacey Lathrop & Gage LLP Lewis, Rice & Fingersh LC Lincoln Financial Securities Corporation James K. Logan & Beverly Jennings Logan Harold L. Lowenstein & Wanda Kopper Lowenstein Erika Lueker-Tarango Peggy S. Martin & Wendell F. Cowan Charles A. Marvin & Betsy Wilson Marvin Dean Stephen W. Mazza C. L. Meigs Meriden & Ozawkie Chamber of Commerce Professor Emeritus Keith G. Meyer & Janet A. Meyer Estate of Norma Jean Milton John W. Mize & Karen Schumacher Mize Morris, Laing, Evans, Brock & Kennedy Professor Lumen N. Mulligan & Emily Vrabac Mulligan Diane M. & James D. Oliver Stephanie A. Pasas-Farmer, Ph.D. Sandra J. Patti Payne & Jones Chartered Payne & Jones Foundation Polsinelli PC Maellen Bossi Powell Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Estate of Jean Humphrey Proffitt Kellie & Leslie S. Puderbaugh Max Puderbaugh Christie Frick Reynolds & David O. Reynolds
Ethel & Raymond F. Rice Foundation Robin L. Rosenberg Ross Foundation Professor Elinor P. Schroeder Shook, Hardy & Bacon Foundation Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP Steven W. Sloan & Theresa M. Towner, Ph.D. Snell & Wilmer LLP Joanne & Lee R. Stanley Amanda Steventon, M.D. & Aaron J. Steventon Stinson Morrison Hecker LLP Sunflower Foundation: Health Care for Kansans Professor Ellen E. Sward William F. & Martha Ann Swegle Thomas L. Theis A. Katherine Toomey UMB Bank NA United States District Court Bar Registration John A.Vering III Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Professor Stephen J. Ware Professor William E. Westerbeke Wichita Bar Association Willis of Greater Kansas Inc. Estate of Aaron A. Wilson Jr. Harriet Stephens Wilson Professor Melanie D. Wilson Francis & LaVerne Winterburg Fund William J. Wochner & Jo E. Wochner Wyatt M. & Pamela J. Wright Blanche A. Wulfekoetter
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