September 2009 Class Notes

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Class Notes


1965
Phil Frazier
was honored by the City of Glenpool, for which he has served as city attorney for 35 years, with the naming of the municipal courtroom in his honor.


1973
James L. Sanders
was announced by Reed Smith LLP as a partner in the Global Regulatory and Enforcement Group of its Litigation Department. Sanders is resident in the firm’s Century City office, where his practice focuses on securities litigation, white-collar criminal defense, and the representation of corporations and individuals in investigations by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and other governmental entities. 


1981
Doug Dodd was named the recipient of the Neil E. Bogan Professionalism Award from the Tulsa County Bar Association.

1982
Stephen J. Moriarty
joined Fellers Snider Law Firm as a shareholder and director. Moriarty’s practice areas include bankruptcy reorganization, business finance and restructuring, real estate bankruptcy, mortgage bankruptcy litigation, creditor’s rights, receivership and insolvency law.


1986
Darrell Shepherd was sworn in as District Judge of the 15th Judicial District at the Wagoner County Courthouse in Wagoner, Okla.

1988
Mark Roath
was approved as the City Manager of Alamogordo, N.M. by the Alamagordo City Commission. His start date is Oct. 5. 


1994
Daniel Munley of Munley, Munley & Cartwright, P.C., was elected secretary of the American Association for Justice’s Interstate Trucking Litigation Group. He has served as special projects coordinator for the group. Munley was selected for inclusion to the 2005 Pennsylvania Rising Star Super Lawyer, an honor given to a select 2.5 percent of lawyers in the state who are 40 years or younger and have practiced 10 years or less.

1995
Patricia A. Brock Loveland (BA ’84, JD ’95) joined the Neosho Municipal Court staff in Neosho, Mo., as municipal court judge for the Neosho Municipal Court in Missouri. She replaced Judge Dwight Douglas who retired. 


1997
James E. "Jim" Custer
(JD '97), an Assistant Attorney General with the Texas Attorney General's Office, has been promoted to the position of Managing Attorney for the San Antonio Regional Office of the Consumer Protection & Public Health Division.

1998
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Antonin Scalia will present the Sandra Day O'Connor Award for Professional Service to Catina R. Drywater (BA ’95, JD ’98), Esquire, of Tulsa, OK on October 17, 2009 during the Celebration of Excellence at the U.S. Supreme Court. Drywater's peers nominated her for her efforts to expand access to justice.

2006
Marvin Lizama
was named the Outstanding Young Lawyer by the Tulsa County Bar Association.


In Memoriam

1950

John L. “Jack” Boyd (JD ’50) passed away on August 16, 2009. After law school, Boyd joined the oldest established law firm in Tulsa County, Tucker and Martin, which later became Tucker, Boyd and Parks law firm. He served as President of the Tulsa County Bar Association in 1974, President of the Oklahoma Bar Association in 1982, President of the Fellow Oklahoma Bar Foundation in 1987, and Founder and Chairman of the Board of the Oklahoma Bar Professional Liability Insurance Company in 1983 and 1984. His work was awarded with many honors including Oklahoma Bar Association's Outstanding Lawyer Award in 1986, Tulsa County Bar Association's Outstanding Lawyer Award in 1987, The University of Tulsa's Outstanding Service Award in 1982, membership in the Chairman Select Committee to Review the Judicial System of the State of Oklahoma and the University of Tulsa's Lifetime Achievement Law Award in 2003.

1960

Roger R. Scott (BA ’57, JD ’60) passed away on Wednesday, July 1, 2009.  He  practiced law for over 45 years, was recognized by the Oklahoma Bar Association for his outstanding work and received the John Shipp Award for exemplifying high ethical standards. He also served as a trustee to the Oklahoma Bar Foundation and was a member of the grievance and professionalism committee of the Tulsa County Bar Association.

1972

William R. Moss (BS ’69, JD ’72) passed away August 14, 2009. He was a graduate of Hale High School and of Tulsa University Law School. He practiced criminal and family law for 35 years.

1973

Jon B. Wallis died on September 24, 2009. He practiced law for 36 years in Tulsa.

1976

Kathy Evans Borchardt died on May 27, 2009.  Kathy was the first President of the Women’s Law Caucus at TU College of Law. She specialized in divorce and employment law, and was listed as one of the Best Lawyers in America for employment litigation in 1987-1988. She was also the founding President of the Tulsa Women Lawyer's Association in 1983.

1985

Richard Clarke passed away May 29, 2009 in Tulsa, OK. Richard was a Special Judge for Tulsa County and an attorney with Barber and Bartz Law Firm.

Contact:
Jimmy Hart
918-631-2568
jimmy-hart@utulsa.edu