Supreme Court Bar Swearing-In
Ceremony and Brunch
On Jan. 23, 32 GW Law alumni were admitted
into the U.S. Supreme Court Bar by Chief
Justice John Roberts. The admittees hailed
from 11 different states—California
to Florida—to participate in the
swearing in ceremony led by Senior Associate
Dean for Academic Affairs Roger H. Trangsrud.
New Hampshire Reception
Philip Taub, JD ’94, organized
a dinner with New Hampshire area
alumni on Feb. 15.
(Left, clockwise, from
lower left) Barry Ramsdell, JD ’85;
Philip B. Taub, JD ’94; Russell
E. Carlisle, JD ’55; George C.
Bruno, JD ’67;
Susan H. Callaghan, JD ’88; Jessica
A. Nylund, JD ’00; James O’Rourke
Jr., JD ’03; Andru H. Volinsky,
JD ’80; and Edward L. Hahn, JD ’73;
Not pictured but in attendance were Joseph
A. Foster, JD ’84; and Chris Marshall,
and Champagne Reception with Warren Brown
On Feb. 8 alumni gathered at the Law
School to sample cake from CakeLove,
a restaurant and café owned and
operated by Warren Brown, JD ’98,
MPH ’98. Brown was on hand to meet
with alumni, to answer questions about
his café and show Sugar
the Food Network, and to speak generally
about using his law degree for a “nontraditional” purpose.
(from left) Colin D. Cook, JD ’02,
Warren Brown, JD ’98, MPH ’98,
and guest at the cake and champagne
Uilkema, Tom Smegal, JD ’61,
and John Uilkema, JD ’61, reminisce
at the San Francisco Student and Alumni
Professor Karen Brown and Steven
Pazan, JD ’86, share experiences
with newly admitted students in Philadelphia.
Newly Admitted Student and Alumni Receptions
Throughout February and March, the Law
Alumni Relations Office hosted receptions
for newly admitted students and alumni
nationwide. With help from alumni hosts,
prospective students and GW Law alumni
met with deans, faculty members, and
current students in Boston, Chicago,
Dallas, Detroit, Los Angeles, New York
City, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and
Washington, D.C. The alumni hosts were:
Eric N. Macey, JD ’78; Stanley
Barg, JD ’74; Ian Ballon, JD ’86,
LLM ’98; James Penrod, JD ’67;
Hon. Gerald E. Rosen, JD ’79; Jonathan
Kahan, JD ’73; Marcos Ronquillo,
JD ’79; Lynne Barr, JD ’75;
William Barr, JD ’77; Steve Goldman,
JD ’76; and Marc S. Friedman, JD ’71.
Ann Lockwood Award Luncheon
The Law Association for Women and the
Office of Alumni Relations presented
the Belva Ann Lockwood Award to Hon.
Joanne Folger Alper, JD ’75, at
a luncheon in the Michael K. Young Faculty
Conference Center in April. The award
is given in honor of Lockwood, the first
woman to graduate from GW Law and a pioneer
in the field of women’s rights.
Alper is a judge serving in Virginia’s
17th Circuit Court.
Dean Frederick M. Lawrence and 2006 Belva Ann Lockwood Award recipient
Judge Joanne Folger Alper, JD ’75.
The Latino Law Alumni Association
The Latino Law Alumni Association is
looking for interested alumni to help
develop and shape the program. If you
are interested in this association,
please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your George Washington
As alumni of GW Law, you are entitled
to all of the benefits offered by The
George Washington University Alumni
Association. These include ongoing
access to campus facilities; homeowner,
renter, and life insurance at discounted
rates; and a mortgage assistance program.
To see a complete list of GW alumni
benefits, go to http://www.alumni.gwu.edu/benefits/index.html.
- Friday, Aug.
GW Law alumni for cocktails and jazz
at The Plaza Club Hawaii on Aug.
4 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. GW Law will
be in Honolulu in conjunction with
the Annual American Bar Association
Convention. Go to the Law Alumni Calendar
page at http://www.law.gwu.edu/alumni
for more details.
- Tuesday, Aug.
GW Law alumni for a reception at
the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance
Center on Aug. 8 from 5 to 6:30 p.m.
GW Law is hosting this reception in
conjunction with the Annual National
Bar Association Convention. Go to the
Law Alumni Calendar page at http://www.law.alumni.gwu/alumni
for more details.
- Reunion Weekend
Law alumni are welcome to join this year’s
reunion highlighting the classes of ’01, ’96, ’81, ’76,
and ’56 on the weekend of Oct.
20-22, 2006. Events include a reception
on Friday, a gathering of emeriti
professors, a dinner at the Corcoran
Gallery of Art on Saturday, and several
other opportunities to meet, reconnect,
and network with GW Alumni. Mark
your calendar and plan to join your
fellow alumni for this exciting weekend.
Learn about events at http://www.law.gwu.edu/alumni
The George Washington
Law Alumni Association Board of Directors
Richard D. Heideman, JD ’72
Executive Committee Members
Kenneth E. Adelsberg, JD ’79
Hon. Joseph F. Baca, JD ’64
Richard H. Champion, JD ’76
Monica E. Monroe, JD ’98
Christina D. Rodriguez, JD ’05
Board of Directors
Jacqueline D. Arthur, JD ’02
Donald K. Bandler, JD ’79
Stanley Barg, JD ’74
Minaski Bhatt, JD ’90
David E. Breskin, JD ’79
Matthew J. Brief, JD ’80
Weston D. Burnett, JD ’75,
C. Phillip Curley, JD ’79
Darrell L. Dreher, JD ’73
Alan S. Dubin, JD ’76
Caren F. Fires, JD ’85
Paul M. Fires, JD ’85
John J. Hay, JD ’80
Hon. William Hochman, JD ’62
Sam G. Jammal, JD ’07
H. Scott Johnson, Jr., JD ’97
Matthew D. Keiser, JD ’96
Paul F. Kemp, JD ’74
Steven G. Kobre, JD ’93
Eric A. Koester, JD ’06
Jacqueline C. Ledón, JD ’05
Douglas Mickle, JD ’90
Hon. Denise Sweet Owens, JD ’79
Alfreda Robinson, JD ’78
Christina Guerola Sarchio, JD ’95
Jessica Tillipman, JD ’03
Alison B. Wilson, JD ’00
Darius B. Withers, JD ’94
Patricia H. Wittie, JD ’77