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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Professor Johanna Kalb received the favorite professor of the year award at law commencement, which was held on May 13 at the Morial Convention Center. She was selected by the graduating senior class from the thirty-eight ordinary faculty as the most outstanding professor of the year. Please congratulate Professor Kalb on recieving this honor.
Paul C. Fleming, Jr. ’90, J.D. ’94, Metairie, La., is the 2011 president of the Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
The Hon. Thomas M. Del Ricci, J.D. ’78 was elected to serve as president of the Pennsylvania Conference of State Trial Judges. Thomas is in his 14th year of service as a trial judge in the Court of Common Pleas of the 38th Judicial District (Montgomery County) Pennsylvania.
Law Alumni Stephen Panus, J.D. '95, has been named as the new vice president of communications for the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA). Mr. Panus received his juris doctor from Loyola Unviersity New Orleans College of Law in 1995 and his undergraduate from the University of South Carolina.
Timothy Averill, J.D.’85, took over as the Louisiana Supreme Court’s judicial administrator in January. Timothy worked 19 years as a deputy judicial administrator for the court. He recently worked in the law office of retired Chief Justice Pascal Calogero, J.D.’54, after completing a two-year fellowship with the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.
The law office of Herman, Herman, Katz & Cotlar, L.L.P. is proud to welcome Carl Allen “Trey” Woods, III as the firm’s newest associate.
Lee Reid, ’96, J.D.’99, was appointed chairman of the New Orleans Public Library Board. Lee, a partner with Adams and Reese in New Orleans, joined the NOPL board in 2007, and serves as vice chair of the NOPL Foundation. The chair position is appointed by the Mayor of New Orleans.
Ameca Reali, L'11 and Adrienne Wheeler, L'11, co-founders of Cooperative Advocacy for the People were selected by Echoing Green, a leading network for next-generation social innovators, as 2011 Echoing Green Fellows—two of 22 named today’s boldest social change visionaries in the fields of human rights, health, and the environment, among others.
For more information, see the complete press release from Echoing Green.
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law student Felix Cao has been chosen to receive the 2011 Louisiana State Bar Association’s Law Student Pro Bono Award during a ceremony on Tuesday, May 24 at the Louisiana Supreme Court in New Orleans.
For more information on this article, http://www.loyno.edu/news/laag/20110520/2937.