Spring 2001 | Fall 2000

A Message from the Dean

Our Sesquicentennial Celebration
Election 2000 in Retrospect
Like Father, Like Daughter: Rebecca Lieberman Lí97
A Case Study in Pro Bono Public Service
A Legal Thriller:
Lisa Scottoline L '81

The Master Builder Retires: Professor Elizabeth S. Kelly

The Board of Overseers
Faculty Notes
Alumni Briefs
In Memoriam

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Penn Law

Richard S. Hyland Lí60 of Montgomery, McCracken, Walker and Rhoads, LLP was honored by the Burlington County Bar Association for his 40 years of combined trial and judicial service in the State of New Jersey. Hyland is Of Counsel in MMW&Rís Litigation Department. In addition to his thirty years in private practice, Hyland was also Judge of the New Jersey Superior Court and Presiding Judge of the Camden County District Court for ten years.

Ronald Zeigler Lí60 was appointed National Commander of the Jewish War Veterans of the USA at the National Convention in Philadelphia.

After 30 years with Aramark Corporation, Martin W. Spector Lí62 retired from the top position of the legal department.

Joanne R. Denworth Lí63, Founder and President of 10,000 Friends of Pennsylvania, received the Touchstone Award, awarded annually, from the Philadelphia Chapter of the Society of Women Environmental Professionals.

James Ledwith Lí63 was elected an officer of the board, and will serve as Secretary, of the Curtis Institute of Music. Ledwith is a partner with Pepper Hamilton L.L.P. in Philadelphia.

David H. Marion Wí60, Lí63, chairman of Montgomery, McCracken, Walker, and Rhoads, LLP (MMW&R) has been appointed Eastern Pennsylvania Chair for the State Committee of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers (IATL). In his role, Marion will be involved with matters relating to admission of new members, and to the committeeís efforts to improve the standards of legal education for trial advocacy.

Earle J. Patterson Lí63 has joined the Kennebunk, Maine law firm of Bergen and Parkinson, LLC. Patterson, a Kennebunk resident, will serve with the firmís estate planning and probate administrative group.

Stephen G. Yusem Lí63 of Gwynedd Valley, was elected to the office of National President of the Reserve Officers Association of the United States (ROA) at the Groupís National Convention in Milwaukee last month. A retired Naval Reserve Rear Admiral, Yusem is a senior partner in the Norristown law firm of Swartz, Roberts & Seidel.

Steven A. Cozen Cí61, Lí64 chaired a 16-member panel of fire-safety researchers, and energy industry executives commissioned by former Energy Secretary Bill Richardson, to provide guidance on the readiness of the Department of Energy complex to combat wild land and facility fires. Chairman and founding member of Cozen & OíConnor in Philadelphia, Cozen was also named one of the countryís 100 Most Influential Lawyers by the National Law Journal.

H. Robert Fiebach Cí61, Lí64 was elected Pennsylvania delegate to the American Bar Association (ABA). As head of the stateís delegation, he will serve on the ABA nominating committee for a three-year term that will begin at the close of the ABA annual meeting in August 2001. Fiebach is the co-chair of the Commercial Litigation Department and chair of the Professional Liability Practice Group at Philadelphia-based Cozen and OíConnor.


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