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Robert D. Lane, Jr. L’77, a partner of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, has joined the board of directors of the Center City District, downtown Philadelphia’s private-sector sponsored business improvement district.

Neil D. O’Toole L’79 was voted “Outstanding Claimant Attorney” by the Professionals in Workers Compensation, a Colorado organization comprised of attorneys, adjusters, and case managers. Additionally, he was elected President of the Workers’ Compensation Education Association (WCEA).

John Parvensky L’79 was one of 20 awardees of the Leadership for a Changing World, a program of the Ford Foundation in partnership with the Advocacy Institute in Washington, D.C. and the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service in New York University. President of Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, Parvensky was recognized for linking 30 separate social service organizations into formal financial collaborations to bring better services to the homeless. As a result of his initiative, more than 240 service providers throughout the state of Colorado now work together to find solutions to homelessness.

Robert Schneider L’79, WG’79 has recently joined the New York State Economic Development Council. Teasdale LLP.

M. Kelly Tillery L’79 has been appointed to the Board of Trustees of Quality Healthcare Associates, Inc., a Pennsylvania nonprofit corporation. Additionally, he has been invited to join the prestigious World Intellectual Property Organization Artbitration and Mediation Center’s List of Neutral Arbitrators, based in Geneva, Switzerland. Finally, Tillery was a faculty member for the Fourth Annual Advanced American Law Institute – ABA CLE Course of Study for Inside and Outside Counsel. The course was entitled “Litigating Trademark, Domain Name, and Unfair Competition Cases.” Tillery is senior partner and chair of the Intellectual Property and E-Commerce Group at Leonard Tillery & Sciolla, Philadelphia.

Kenneth J. Warren L’79, partner and head of the environmental practice group at Wolf Block Schorr & Solis- Cohen LLP, was named chairmanelect of ABA’s Section of Environment, Energy and Resources. When Warren assumes his position in August 2003, he will be the first Philadelphia lawyer in more than 50 years to serve in that leadership role.

Steven N. Cousins L’80 became the first African American to be listed in the last five editions of The Best Lawyers in America. He is with the St. Louis-based law firm of Armstrong Teasdale LLP.

Kent Mason L’80 has been appointed partner at Davis & Harman in Washington, D.C. He was previously with Caplin & Drysdale.

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