The Grassbaugh Veterans Project, founded by Jenna Grassbaugh ’14 in honor of her late husband Jon, was featured in a recent article in the Fayetteville Observer. Grassbaugh is currently a JAG officer, serving as chief of legal assistance for the 82nd Airborne Division. She founded the project while during her second year of law school at Ohio State.
Leaving a position as a partner in a major firm is often a risky proposition. For Brent Miller ’86, making that move seemed like the natural next step. He is now president of a successful housing development company geared toward creating communities for young professionals.
Brian F. Jordan ’15 has won the 2015 Epstein Becker Green Annual Health Law Writing Competition with his paper titled, “Remembering to Protect Those Who Cannot Remember: Rethinking Alzheimer’s Liability and Healthcare Solutions.”
On Angela Sullivan ’02’s first day of law school, a faculty member imparted these words of wisdom. “They said, ‘Look around you. Some of these people will be judges who you appear before. Some of them will be opposing counsel. Some of them, you will work with, or for. And your reputation starts today.’”
Looking back, the path that led Tera Doak ’94 to her current position as associate general counsel for Habitat for Humanity International is clear. While she may not have realized it at first, her passion for helping others and strong background in transactional practice prepared her to step into her role with Habitat for Humanity which partners with people all over the world to help them build or improve a place they can call home.
When Ben Franklin famously said, “If you want something done, ask a busy person,” he probably had someone like screenwriter, lawyer, and family man Hanz Wasserburger ’97 in mind. For years, Wasserburger, who lives with his family in Austin, Texas, has juggled and excelled in two wildly different, but equally demanding, careers.
Kathryn Sandretto ’05 knows what it feels like to be hated. As a prosecutor in Lucas County who has devoted the last few years to putting abusers behind bars, she has felt the wrath of both the abusers – and the family members who have suffered at their hands.
In the fall of 2012, we gathered a group of 1Ls together for a photoshoot and a survey. Three years later, just before graduation, All Rise checked in on those same students and asked them to reflect on their law school experience.
Stephen Anway ’02 received The American Lawyer’s Transatlantic Arbitration Award for his work leading a team of attorneys that arbitrated a victory for the Slovak Republic against Dutch insurance company Achmea.
All Rise profiled alumna Siobhan Boyd-Nelson ’05, who works as Kaleidoscope Youth Center’s development and marketing associate, in its Spring 2015 edition.
For All Rise, we talked to seven female graduates, who practice various types of law, about the obstacles they have overcome to make it to the top of their chosen fields.
Have you seen the new, redesigned All Rise website yet?