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WUCL Graduates Class of 2007 Willamette University College of Law graduated 149 students in its 121st commencement and hooding ceremony, held May 13, 2007. Willamette University President M. Lee Pelton led the conferring of degrees, while College of Law Dean Symeon C. Symeonides presented 148 Doctor of Jurisprudence degrees and one Master of Laws degree. The event proved to be family affair, as a number of graduates were cheered on by family members who also had attended WUCL. Those new graduates boasting a legacy connection to the college included

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Peter John Hess (son of Daniel L. Hess JD’81), Naomi L. Levelle (daughter of Michael D. Levelle JD/C’90), Lucas Whipple Reese (son of Dennis S. Reese BS’72, JD’79 and Joan K. Whipple Reese BS’72, JD’79), Randall W. Snow (son of Jeanyse R. Snow JD’70), and Mary E. Tollefson (daughter of Rudolph J. Tollefson Jr. JD’72). Graduates were hooded by Associate Dean and Professor Kathy T. Graham and Professor Leroy J. Tornquist and introduced by Professor Vincent Chiappetta and Professor Robin Morris Collin, all of whom were selected by students to participate in the ceremony.

Willamette Lawyer | Fall 2007 • Vol. VII, No. 2  

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