For as long as Hal Baker ’17 can remember, he’s dreamed of becoming a trial attorney. Now, Baker is on his way to pursuing a career in litigation. He graduated a semester early to pursue several career-shaping opportunities, which he lined up to start after passing the bar.
Throughout her career, Judge Marie Hoover ’94 has shown there isn’t much she can’t conquer, whether that’s being the first woman elected to the Fourth District Court of Appeals, or working to find ways to improve the effectiveness of the legal system.
The Moritz Evidence Moot Court team brought home the first place trophy from the Dean Jerome Prince Memorial Evidence Moot Court Competition.
James D. Robenalt ’81 is partner at Thompson Hine. In addition to managing and trying scores of high-stakes, complex cases involving trade secrets and espionage, he has found the time to write about historical events that helped shape our modern political landscape.
David A. Katz ‘57, a senior judge on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, passed away on July 26 after a long battle with cancer. He was 82.
Ohio Supreme Court Justice Judith L. French ‘88 has been appointed to serve a three-year term on an advisory committee of the federal judiciary’s national policy-making body, the Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Appellate Rules.
Carla Moore ’77 was selected by the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland as the recipient of this year’s St. Thomas More Award.
Before law school, Jaclyn Bryk ’04’s Buckeye physician father gave her two rules: “You can’t sue doctors, and you can’t go to Michigan.” With an illustrious litigation career, a strong work ethic, and a winning case against Michigan, Bryk has made her Buckeye family proud.
Professor Ric Simmons has been selected to serve on a task force that will examine potential changes to Ohio’s grand jury system in the wake of controversy over fatal police shootings.
Ann M. Donnelly ‘84 was officially sworn in as the 61st judge of the Eastern District of New York during an investiture ceremony at the Roosevelt Courthouse in Brooklyn earlier this month.
Moritz alumnus Robert Bilott ’90 was the subject of a New York Times Magazine profile, for his work taking on American chemical company DuPont.
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.