The Lasting Legacy of Scholarships
Paul Casey, a longtime supporter of Lewis & Clark Law School, has made it possible for dozens of students to attend law school.
This past May, Dean Jennifer Johnson joined President Wim Wiewel in conferring an honorary degree on Casey, recognizing him for providing multiple student scholarships, as well as for his support for the Henry J. Casey Professorship, which is named in honor of his father.
The Casey Scholarships have touched the lives of many Lewis & Clark law students, including these alumni:
Staff Attorney, Smarsh Inc.
Chris L. Babich ’07
Partner, Senescu and Babich, PLLC
Elizabeth Brodeen ’08
Litigation Associate, Kennedy and Graven
Liv Brumfield ’13
Field Representative, Office of U.S. Representative Earl Blumenauer BA ’70, JD ’76
Jerry Carleton ’07
Founder and Principal, Immix Law Group
Kevin S. Crosman ’17
Associate, Stoel Rives LLP, Business Technology and Intellectual Property Group
Jason Davis ’07
Legal Counsel, Oregon Health & Science University
Martha Klein Izenson ’17
Staff Attorney, Native American Program, Legal Aid Services of Oregon
Shems Jud ’06
Pacific Regional Director, U.S. Oceans Program
Dan Knowlton ’15
Associate Attorney, Eberle, Berlin, Kading, Turnbow & McKlveen, Chartered
Debra Maryanov ’11
Supervising Attorney, Office of Policy and Education, Office of the State Court Administrator, Oregon Judicial Department
Kathryn McNeill ’14
Staff Attorney, Oregon Law Center
Jessica Minifie ’06
Senior Deputy Legislative Counsel, Oregon Legislature
Lindsey M. O’Neill ’17
Immigration Attorney, MacMurray & Associates
Juliann Peebles ’16
Attorney Advisor, Portland Immigration Court, Executive Office for Immigration Review, U.S. Department of Justice
Logan Perkins ’12
Sole Practitioner, Indigent Defense Attorney
Meredith Price BA ’07, JD ’13
Senior Counsel, Intel Corporation, Sales and Marketing Legal Group
Stephen Raher ’09
Law Clerk to Judge Trish M. Brown, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Oregon
Ethan Samson ’07
Private Markets Counsel and Private Markets Consultant, Meketa Investment Group
Marc C. Sanchez ’10
Founder and Attorney, FDA Atty
Adjunct Professor, Northeastern University
Nathan Sramek ’12
Assistant County Attorney,Civil Litigation, Multnomah County
Joelle Tavan ’08
Senior Counsel, Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP
Etta Tron (formerly Jeanette P. Lockey) ’11
Vice President of Regulation, PacifiCorp
The Henry J. Casey Professionship is held by Lydia Loren.
Where Are They Now?
- While a majority of Lewis & Clark Law School graduates become practicing attorneys, some notable alumni have used the rigorous skills they gained in law school to branch off in other directions. These six alumni remind us that the Lewis & Clark community includes people of many different callings.
- January 2020 marks the 30th anniversary of Lewis & Clark Law School’s Public Interest Law Project (PILP), a student-run organization that rewards and promotes the service of developing public interest attorneys.
- Remember that professor or staff member who was so helpful to you in a moment of need? Or perhaps, someone who pushed you farther than you thought possible? We’ve used the fabulous caricatures by Professor Emeritus Ron Lansing to help your search.