Class Notes - December 2010
Wednesday, December 01, 2010
Edwin Parker received the Outstanding Senior Alumnus Award at the TU College of Law Alumni Luncheon, which took place during the OBA's Annual Meeting on November 17.
Gerald Dennis, an attorney in Antlers, was recently selected to serve on the Oklahoma Bar Association Board of Governors.
Dennis Baker, a 22-year veteran of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, has been named the FBI’s Special Agent in Charge of its St. Louis office. Baker, who also earned a bachelor’s degree in literature from TU in 1977, was formerly a Tulsa police officer.
Deborah Reheard, an attorney in Eufaula, was recently elected president of the Oklahoma Bar Association for 2011. She will officially be sworn into office on Jan. 14, 2011, at the Oklahoma Supreme Court courtroom in the State Capitol Building.
Todd Singer is the founding member, majority shareholder, and president of Heartland Consulting, Inc. Singer directs all of Heartland’s lobbying and grant writing initiatives and advocates on behalf of Heartland’s clients throughout the United States, including Washington, D.C., in energy, education, industry, museums, finance, and transportation and infrastructure. Since 2006, Heartland has delivered $23 million in education and transportation funding initiatives to its clients.
Jeff VanDolah, of Jeff L. VanDolah & Associates, LLC, along with a group of other Tulsa-area professionals, is offering a “one-stop-shop” business known as 9315 where women can seek help from financial, legal, and tax professionals under one roof.
Christopher Siegle is a wealth advisor in the private wealth management section of JP Morgan Securities in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Jeffrey Risch was recently named one of Illinois’ Top 40 Lawyers Under 40 by the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin and the Law Bulletin Publishing Company. He is currently chair of the labor and employment practice group at SmithAmundsen LLC, in Chicago.
The Honorable Michael Cook was elected to the Circuit Court of the 20th Judicial District in Illinois. Cook had previously served as an Associate Circuit Court Judge.
Chad McLain received the Outstanding Junior Alumnus Award at the TU College of Law Alumni Luncheon, which took place during the OBA's Annual Meeting on November 17.
Dave Lilley’s company, Trinity Hughes Construction, is among the top 100 companies named to the 6th Annual Aggie 100, which honors the fastest-growing companies in the world that are owned or operated by former students of Texas A&M University. Lilley earned his undergraduate degree at Texas A&M. Trinity Hughes Construction was recognized as number 66 on the list with a growth rate of 19.70 percent.
Roy Tucker, Assistant Muskogee City Attorney, was recently selected to the Oklahoma Bar Association Board of Governors and named as Chair of the OBA Young Lawyers Division.
Brendan Patrick Rodman married Yvonne Moeller on July 17, 2010, at Ten Mile Station in Breckenridge, Colorado.
Jennifer Woods married Jeremy Voss on April 24, 2010, in Tahlequah, Oklahoma.
Hugh Robert received the Outstanding Junior Alumnus Award at the TU College of Law Alumni Luncheon, which took place during the OBA's Annual Meeting on November 17.
Ross Crutchfield has joined the law firm of Doerner Saunders Daniel and Anderson, LLP in Tulsa.
Robert Mitchener III has been named an associate attorney in the law firm of PrayWalker PC in Tulsa. Mitchener will work primarily in the firm’s trial law group. His areas of concentration are civil litigation, business and corporate law, labor and employment law, energy transactions, energy litigation, and bankruptcy.