Apr. 16, 2014—ALUMNI NEWS 1969 Judge Joe Pitts Binkley Jr. (BA’66) was re-elected presiding judge of the Davidson County (Tennessee) trial courts in September 2013. Judge Binkley served as the judge of Davidson County’s Fifth Circuit Court before being elected to his current position in 2010. 1973 William J. Chadwick has been reappointed to the Los Angeles...
Apr. 3, 2014—Judge Bivins will fill the seat vacated by Justice William C. Koch Jr. ‘72, who will retire July 15.
Mar. 27, 2014—JETLaw Volume 16, Issue 2, includes article by Richard F. Dole Jr., Patrick R. Goold, Carol M. Kaplan and Wesley D. Markham, and Notes by John Craven and Parker Hancock.
Mar. 20, 2014—Article profiles McKeever, who is attorney-director of Mission Waco-Mission World, where he provides legal services to low-income clients.
Mar. 14, 2014—Key also receives award for Best Oralist. Sean Hastings and Kimberly Ingram win Best Brief. Lara Assaf and Elizabeth Mulkey are finalists.
Mar. 14, 2014—Advocates for Women's and Kids' Equality (AWAKE) fosters public policy to improve wellness, safety, opportunity and equality for women and children in Tennessee.
Mar. 3, 2014—Los Angeles Times story features Vanderbilt Law School classmates.
Feb. 26, 2014—Justice Thomas will also meet with Vanderbilt Law students, faculty and alumni before his talk.
Feb. 21, 2014—Wright is a partner with Robinson Bradshaw & Hinson in Charlotte.
Feb. 4, 2014—Lindell’s two-year Skadden Fellowship term will begin in September 2014.
Feb. 4, 2014—Renowned civil rights advocate George Barrett '57 will discuss the landmark case that desegregated Tennessee's state universities Friday, February 7.
Jan. 17, 2014—Dotson is a partner of Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod and chairman emeritus of 100 Black Men of America Inc.
Jan. 17, 2014—Alston & Bird, headed by Richard Hays ’86, and Baker Donelson, headed by Ben Adams ’81, both praised for collegial work environment.
Dec. 19, 2013—Justice Koch will step down from the bench and join NSL as dean in July 2014.
Dec. 17, 2013—Owings' winning entry was her Vanderbilt Law Review Note addressing “When Antitrust Law Should Protect a Low-Cost Competitor."
Dec. 16, 2013—Henry C. (Corky) Strickland III ’83 has been named dean of Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law. His appointment will begin July 1, 2014. He succeeds John L. Carroll Jr., who is retiring after 13 years. The announcement was made Dec. 13 and follows a national search. Strickland currently is a professor of law at...
Dec. 11, 2013—Brandt is a partner with Bryan Cave who has previously held numerous leadership positions within KCMBA.
Oct. 17, 2013—Fardon's appointment gained the unanimous approval of the U.S. Senate.
Sep. 6, 2013—Order of the Coif members are selected by faculty approval and represent the top 10 percent of the class.
Aug. 27, 2013—Judge Thomas W. Phillips retired on July 6, 2013, which was also his 70th birthday. Judge Phillips became a U.S. magistrate judge in 1991. He was appointed by President George W. Bush to a seat on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee in 2002. Judge Phillips was honored for his service...
Jul. 17, 2013—Sasser is a former three-term U.S. senator from Tennessee and ambassador to China.
Jun. 15, 2013—23 members of the Class of 2013 and 8 recent graduates secure 33 clerkships.