Class Notes Oct. 2021

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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UDC Law Clinical Program adapts to meet needs of evening students

UDC Law has adapted clinical offerings to better meet the needs of students enrolled in the robust evening program. This fall, the Clinical Program launched the “clinical semester,” geared specifically to evening students. UDC Law evening students must engage in one of the school’s clinics for 10-credits in the Fall […]

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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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Stan Myers ’03 becomes first African American military judge in South Carolina history.

Stanley Myers ’03, managing partner and attorney at Moore Bradley Myers (MBM), completed the 64th Military Judge Course becoming the third Military Judge for the South Carolina Army National Guard and the first African-American to hold this position in South Carolina. He is currently a Lieutenant Colonel in the National […]

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Four UDC alumni elected to or honored by Washington Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division

Four UDC Law alumni were recognized by the Washington Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division (WBA-YLD) through elected leadership positions or WBA-YLD awards. Robert Baldwin, III ‘15, was sworn in as Chair WBA-YLD and was awarded the Chair Legacy Award for the second time. He also received the Young Lawyer of […]

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