Alumni news

Memorials

The University extends deepest condolences to the families, colleagues and friends of our alumni. Michael Valder, founding member of the faculty of the Antioch School of Law. John Hemmington ’76 James Elliott “Porky” McDowell ‘77 Mark R. Quinn ’79 Hedy Harris ‘84 Ernie Hadley ’85 Clive “Tony” Ulen ’85 John […]

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Class Notes

Class of 1981 Andrew S. Birrell ’81, of Minneapolis, Minnesota, was sworn in as Secretary of the Nation’s Criminal Defense Bar.  Class of 1982 Joyce McConnell ’82, serves as the first woman President of Colorado State University. Listen to her podcast interview on Bizjournals.com. Class of 1983 Karen Clopton ’83, […]

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#SimiCares Annual Day of Service and Scholarship will support student service, honor alum

The District of Columbia School of Law Foundation has announced the Simi Cares Scholarship and #SimiCares Annual Day of Service in honor of alumni Simi Abrol, ’16. Abrol died suddenly in 2018, less than two years after finishing her legal education at UDC Law. She had an unwavering dedication to […]

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Heather Shaner ’78, featured in Washingtonian, The Washington Post, NPR and Huffington Post for her work with Jan. 6 Insurrection defendants

Heather Shaner ’78 has gained significant media attention since this summer for her representation and education of defendants involved in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. In June, a Huffington Post article profiled Shaner’s unusual approach to defending several of the people charged in the riot, which includes […]

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