Jul. 22, 2014—ALUMNI IN THE HEADLINES Justice Jeffrey S. Bivins, Class of 1986, was sworn in by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam July 16 as the newest justice on the Tennessee Supreme Court. He succeeded Justice William C. Koch ’76, who retired July 15 to become dean of the Nashville School of Law. Tammy L. Kennedy, Class of...
Jul. 11, 2014—Students earn both degrees without increasing the time in school through program offered jointly by Vanderbilt Law School and Owen Graduate School of Management.
Jun. 27, 2014— Burnstein will succeed John Tishler, B.A. 1980, as chairman of the firm.
Jun. 18, 2014—Balser will work with the No Peace Without Justice International Criminal Justice Program's Syrian Accountability Project in Gaziantep, Turkey.
Jun. 17, 2014—Yandle is currently a solo practitioner who focuses on civil litigation in federal and state court.
Jun. 16, 2014—Seventy Vanderbilt Law students received summer stipends to support their volunteer work in positions with government agencies; the chambers of federal and local judges; federal and state district attorneys and public defenders’ offices; and public interest and advocacy organizations. Students receiving Vanderbilt law stipends are working pro bono during summer 2014 for legal offices and...
Jun. 16, 2014—Vanderbilt Law students are receiving course credit for externships in federal and state judicial chambers, the offices of federal and state prosecutors, public defenders and attorneys, corporations, and advocacy organizations in 26 states.
Jun. 4, 2014—Giancarlo's appointment was confirmed by the U.S. Senate June 3. He was previously executive vice president with trading technologies company GFI Group.
May. 27, 2014—ALUMNI NEWS 1967 Aubrey B. Harwell Jr. (BA’64), co-founder and managing partner of Neal & Harwell, has been named the 2014 Trial Lawyer of the Year by the Southeastern Chapters of the American Board of Trial Advocates. William Kirkland has been appointed to the Lexington Theological Seminary’s board of trustees. Bill is a partner in...
May. 15, 2014—Papers by Robisch win first prize in ABA’s Section of Environment, Energy and Resources and in the CBA’s Criminal Law writing competitions.
May. 9, 2014—Will Marks of Charlotte, North Carolina, is 2014 VLS Founder's Medalist.
May. 8, 2014—A founding partner of Branstetter Stranch & Jennings, Branstetter was considered one of the best litigators in the history of the Nashville and Tennessee Bars.
May. 1, 2014—Birch is senior vice president of law, labor policy and government affairs for the National Football League.
Apr. 30, 2014—The Charles B. Cox III and Lucy D. Cox Family Chair in Law and Liberty was endowed with a $1.5 million gift by Charles B. (Charlie) Cox III ’75 and his wife, Lucy.
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.