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Donna Eng, J.D. ’97, trial lawyer and appellate attorney, formed Donna Eng, P.A., in Jupiter, Fla. The firm focuses on civil and criminal appeals, employment and labor law, and criminal defense, and serves clients throughout South Florida. Donna Eng, P.A., is located at 601 Heritage Drive, Jupiter, FL, 33458. (englawpa.com)

 

M. Isabel Medina, the Ferris Family Distinguished Professor of Law at Loyola University New Orleans’ College of Law, was recently quoted by the Atlanta Journal Constitution regarding immigration law.

Andrea Erwin Potter, 3L, has been selected as the third-place winner of the 2011 Schwab Essay Contest. She will receive a certificate of recognition and has the possiblity of having her essay published in Family Law Quarterly, which is a Section of Family Law's scholarly journal.  Andrea will be attending the ABA Annual Meeting in Toronto in early August, to be recognized for her achievement.

Law Professor Mitch Crusto facilitated a discussion among Louisiana judges and lawyers on the U.S. Constitution’s threats to state judicial independence, at the Louisiana Judicial Council’s 17th Annual “CLE of Louisiana” in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on July 11, 2011. Crusto’s presentation, entitled “Constitutional Intrusion into State Judicial Independence,” explored judges’ ethical duty to self-recuse when hearing matters involving campaign contributors, in light of recent U.S. Supreme Court’s Caperton and Citizens United decisions.

Gordon Greig, J.D. ’05, Lafayette, La., was named senior claims examiner for the Gulf Region for Third Coast Underwriters, a specialty markets operation that offers workers compensation insurance for underserved markets that have complex risks.

For more information, http://www.ksla.com/story/15066335/greig-joins-third-coast-underwriters-as-senior-claims-examiner-in-gulf-region.

 

Law Professor Mitch Crusto joined other distinguished law professors from various law schools in the Second Annual John Mercer Langston Writing Workshop at DePaul University College of Law in Chicago, Illinois, June 23-25. The Workshop was conceived in response to the dearth of males of African descent in the law academy and is named for the first male of African descent law professor in the country. This workshop is one way to help bring more diversity into the law academy and retain diverse professors already present.

Thomas J. Grace ’63, J.D. ’72, was named chair of the Board of Directors of Volunteers of America Greater New Orleans, the nonprofit, faith-based organization that services more than 60,000 people in the Greater New Orleans area.

 

Edwin G. Foulke, Jr., J.D. '78, for the second consecutive year, was named one of the 50 most influential environment, health, and safety leaders by EHS Today, the magazine for environment, health, and safety professionals. Edwin is a partner with Fisher & Phillips, L.L.P., where he co-chairs the firm’s Workplace Safety and Catastrophe Management Practice Group. He practices out of the firm’s Atlanta, Ga., and Washington, D.C., offices.

 

 Edmond C. Haasé, III, J.D. '85, has joined Montgomery Barnett, LLP as a partner.
 

Law alumna Jacqueline Maduneme, J.D. ’97, publishes a new book entitled Ada's Daughter, www.adasdaughter.com. It’s a memoir about her life, focusing on her upbringing in Nigeria, and then chronicling the abuse she suffered and how she managed to overcome it.  Ms. Maduneme currently owns a publishing company and is a law adjunct faculty member in South Carolina.

For more information on the book, see press release.

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