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  • October 7

    The sixth annual Philanthropy Leadership Dinner was held on May 8 in the Fred and Suzanne Fields Ballroom at the Portland Art Museum. President Barry Glassner and the Board of Trustees hosted more than 220 guests to celebrate members of the Leadership Society, Heritage Society, and Elliott Circle.

  • October 7
    I am delighted to welcome my wife, Betsy Amster, as a guest columnist for this issue. Betsy spoke to the class of 1964 during Alumni Weekend, and I thought a selection of her observations from that day would be a fitting way to mark the new academic year. — Barry Glassner
  • Mollie Dickson M.A.T. ’09
    October 6
    Mollie Dickson M.A.T. ’09 remembers relaxing at the kitchen table in her childhood home, talking with her father as he cooked tasty and nutritious meals for their family.
  • Ron Towner
    October 3
    Ronald Towner B.A. ʼ79 has used tree-ring analysis to help date sites all over the American West.
  • Hunter Franks
    October 3
    Hunter Franks B.A. ’08 founded the League of Creative Interventionists, a global network that uses creativity to build community.
  • Ken Shores
    October 3

    Ken Shores was an influential member of the Pacific Northwest art scene.

  • October 3
    A dictionary will tell you it’s a concise statement of a principle or general truth. William Stafford, lauded poet and longtime Lewis & Clark professor, crafted thousands of them during his 50 years of daily writing. He called an aphorism the kind of statement that “delivers groceries.”
  • October 3

    Births and Adoptions

  • October 3
    Honoring alumni, faculty, staff, and friends who have recently passed.
  • October 3

    This edition of Class Notes includes law submissions received through July 1, 2014, and undergraduate and graduate submissions through June 10, 2014.

  • October 3

    This edition of Class Notes includes law submissions received through July 1, 2014, and undergraduate and graduate submissions through June 10, 2014.

  • October 3

    This edition of Class Notes includes law submissions received through July 1, 2014, and undergraduate and graduate submissions through June 10, 2014.

  • October 3

    This edition of Class Notes includes law submissions received through July 1, 2014, and undergraduate and graduate submissions through June 10, 2014.

  • October 3

    This edition of Class Notes includes law submissions received through July 1, 2014, and undergraduate and graduate submissions through June 10, 2014.

  • October 3

    This edition of Class Notes includes law submissions received through July 1, 2014, and undergraduate and graduate submissions through June 10, 2014.

  • October 3

    This edition of Class Notes includes law submissions received through July 1, 2014, and undergraduate and graduate submissions through June 10, 2014.

  • October 3

    This edition of Class Notes includes law submissions received through July 1, 2014, and undergraduate and graduate submissions through June 10, 2014.

  • October 3

    Updates, marriages, births, and obituaries.

  • October 3
    Save these dates
  • October 3

    Alumni Weekend 2014

  • Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr.
    October 2
    Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr. ’64, ’65, ’66, life trustee and former board chair, embodies and promotes the benefits of endurance in all facets of living.
  • October 2

    A miscellany of the new, the intriguing, and the obscure.

  • Emily Thompson
    October 2
    In the spring, multiple Lewis & Clark athletic teams made impressive strides forward with several athletes earning Northwest Conference All-Conference honors.
  • Shana Levine
    October 2
    Shana Levine was named Lewis & Clark’s new director of physical education and athletics.
  • October 2
    Over the summer, 16 college and university teachers converged on Lewis & Clark for a seminar on Socrates.
  • Keira Roberts CAS '15 (left) and Sarah Lowenstein CAS '15
    October 2

    Last spring, Lewis & Clark students and alumni claimed a bounty of national awards and honors in recognition of their academic excellence and commitment to global service.

  • October 2
    Photos by Brian Foulkes
  • Allen
    October 2
    Students reflect on the extraordinary teaching of their respective professors and select one for top teaching honors.
  • Terpening-Romeo
    October 2
    Erica Terpening-Romeo ’14, a recent graduate of the class of 2014, is the recipient of two of Lewis & Clark’s highest annual honors.
  • Dana Lynn Louis: Clearing
    October 2
    Happenings around campus

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  • Won second prize in the ABA’s Public Law and Policy writing competition for his LL.M. seminar paper, Utah’s Transfer of Public Lands Act: Demanding a Gift of Federal Lands.

  • Was named the chair of the Board of Trustees of Lewis & Clark. Richardson, who also earned a bachelor’s degree at Lewis & Clark, is a longtime leader in both the business and nonprofit worlds.


  • Was elected partner at Kutak Rock. Rosenthal has a broad-ranging domestic and international corporate practice specializing in mergers and acquisitions, asset purchases, private equity investments and loan transactions. He works extensively with the structuring and formation of corporations, limited liability companies, and alternative entities for use in joint ventures, international transactions, and other complex business arrangements.

  • Retired from her position at Sather, Byerly & Holloway. Sather was chair of the worker’s compensation section, received the Douglas W. Daughtry Award of Merit, and volunteered for countless CLE programs. She plans to study yoga and learn how to fly-fish in central Oregon.

  • Joined Dunn Carney as a real estate attorney. His practice will focus on real estate transactions, land use, and agricultural law.

  • Was elected partner at Segal McBridge Singer & Mahoney. Smith represents hospitality, commercial real estate, retail, and housing industry clients facing claims involving Legionnaires’ disease, chemical burns and chemical inhalation, carbon monoxide poisoning, lead paint poisoning, and exposure to mold, formaldehyde, and other substances. She also defends individuals and corporate entities in lawsuits arising from automobile accidents, slip-and-fall accidents, defective product claims, and other general liability matters.

  • Launched Scott Snyder Arbitration & Mediation, which focuses on effective alternative dispute resolution services. Snyder has extensive experience in business and injury litigation having arbitrated and mediated hundreds of cases. He is a former in-house counsel for Safeco Insurance, KinderCare, and Rentrak Corporation. Snyder has also served as municipal judge for the City of North Plains. He can be contacted at 503-452-7747 and scottsnyderadr@gmail.com.

  • Joined Cosgrave Vergeer Kester as an associate attorney in the firm’s complex torts practice group. Petrie Volm’s practice focuses on business and commercial litigation, personal injury, and property damage. She previously worked as a deputy public defender for the Office of Public Defense Services as an appellate attorney, representing clients in the Oregon Court of Appeals and Oregon Supreme Court.

  • Moved her immigration law practice to 522 S.W. 5th Avenue, Suite 1125, Portland, Oregon. Statler can be reached through her website.

  • Joined Barran Liebman as an associate attorney. Munsinger represents employers and management in employment law litigation, and provides advice on a full range of employment law matters. Previously, he worked as an honors attorney at the Oregon Department of Justice Trial and Civil Enforcement Divisions. Munsinger also served as former Attorney General John Kroger’s special assistant in 2010, coordinating with Oregon business leaders, attorneys, elected officials, and citizens on behalf of the attorney general.

  • Joined the Multnomah Bar Foundation board of directors. In his private practice, he focuses almost exclusively on tobacco litigation.


  • Was appointed to serve on the Oregon State Bar’s Sustainable Future Section Executive Committee. The section supports sustainability within the Oregon legal profession by running educational programs, examining the integration of law and sustainability, and encouraging discussion about the needs and interests of future generations.

  • Was elected to the American Philosophical Society. Formerly a law professor at Lewis & Clark, Miller teaches at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University.

  • Joined Lindsay Hart as a partner. McKelvey’s practice focuses on professional liability, health law, medical malpractice, dental malpractice, representation before professional licensing boards, and HIPAA policy and security. Her work has earned her recognition in Oregon Super Lawyers and U.S. News Best Lawyers. She can be reached at cmckelvey@lindayhart.com.

  • Was appointed to the board of directors for Queen’s Bench, the Multnomah County chapter of Oregon Women Lawyers.

  • Was selected for the 2014 Fellows Program of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD), a national organization of the legal profession’s top general counsel and managing partners. The fellows program is a highly structured initiative designed to increase diversity at the leadership levels of U.S. law firms and corporate legal departments. Long, a shareholder at Lane Powell, focuses her practice on land use and real estate, obtaining land use entitlements for retailers, developers, and property owners.

  • With Jason Hirano ’10, opened Lemire & Hirano, which handles employment and civil rights litigation, estate planning and administration, and elder law.

  • Was included by the Portland Business Journal in its 2014 “Forty Under 40.” Krawczuk is senior counsel in Perkins Coie’s real estate and land use practice.

  • Was recognized as the 2013 Foster Volunteer of the Year by the Humane Society of Southwest Washington. Juday and his wife, Susan, provided intensive in-home care and treatment for more than 30 severely ill cats and kittens last year. Before retiring in 2005, he practiced law in Vancouver, Washington, where he chaired the Southwest Washington Lawyer Referral Service; served as a bar association trustee; was a member of the Superior Court Bench-Bar, Law Library, and Public Relations Committees; and provided pro bono services through the Clark County Volunteer Lawyer Program. Juday also chaired the 16-member Washington State Bar Association Character and Fitness Board.

  • Was assigned to the Appellate Division of the Yakima County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.

  • With Megan Lemire ’10, opened Lemire & Hirano, which handles employment and civil rights litigation, estate planning and administration, and elder law.

  • Was elected treasurer of the Multnomah Bar Association Board for the 2013-14 term.

  • Was appointed to a three-year term on the board of directors for the United Way of the Columbia-Willamette. Guthrie, who is with Dunn Carney, also serves as chair of the planned giving advisory council for United Way and has been working with the nonprofit for seven years.

  • Joined Pilkenton & Reeves in Tigard, Oregon. Gitler’s practice focuses on the defense of Progressive Insurance and its policyholders in litigation arising from the use of motor vehicles, including personal injury, property loss, and uninsured motorist and personal injury protection benefits. He previously served as staff counsel for Liberty Mutual Insurance.

  • Joined the firm Haglund Kelley. Ghafouri has served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Robert Willheim and the Honorable Lynn R. Nakamoto of the Oregon Court of Appeals. Her practice will focus on business and commercial litigation, antitrust law, and environmental and natural resource law.

  • Earned designation as a U.S. Certified Information Privacy Professional. Gebbie is member of the information privacy and security practice group at Opus Events Agency.

  • Was included by the Portland Business Journal in its 2014 “Forty Under 40.” The recognition honors young influential business leaders who have excelled in their fields and are dedicated to their community. Fagan, an associate at Ater Wynne, works on business dispute resolution ranging from intellectual property infringement to employment defense.

  • Joined Robert J. McGaughey’s firm as an associate. Erickson’s practice focuses on civil litigation with an emphasis on securities and shareholder lawsuits, employment claims, and environmental law. She recently served as a judicial law clerk to Superior Court Judge Kari Kristiansen in Palmer, Alaska.

  • Joined the national law firm of Quarles & Brady. Emerick’s practice focuses on corporate finance; securities; and business transactions for companies in a broad range of industries, including semiconductor technology, biotechnology, medical devices, information technology, airlines, manufacturing, and financial services.

  • Became a member of the Portland Police Citizen Review Committee, which reviews investigations of officer conduct, makes recommendations on bureau policies, and conducts public outreach activities. Donegan’s term will last three years.

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