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  • Was recognized by the law school’s Small Business Legal Clinic for significant pro bono contributions provided throughout 2014.

  • Was recognized by the law school’s Small Business Legal Clinic for significant pro bono contributions provided throughout 2014.

  • Robert Peters BA recounted his experience watching Martin Luther King Jr. stride confidently into Montgomery, Alabama, in March 1965 in an article in the Eugene Register-Guard. Peters, who, at the time, was a young Methodist minister with three young boys at home and another on the way, was one of 150 people who formed a buffer to protect black marchers from hateful crowds along the route. Peters later became a public defender and a University of Oregon history professor before retiring in 2005.

  • Brian Aldrich BA, who taught sociology for 40 years, has retired from Winona State University, which is part of the Minnesota State College and University System. His sons, Michael and Robert, both graduated from Winona State in May 2015. Aldrich’s research and publications were in the area of housing of squatters and others in developing countries.

  • Philip Berkowitz JD was appointed 2014–15 vice-chair of the International Employment Law Committee of the American Bar Association Section of International Law. Berkowitz, a shareholder in the New York City office of Littler, is also the U.S. practice cochair of the firm’s international employment law practice group.

  • Missy Dalgarn BA retired in June 2010 after a 30-year career in human resources management within the consumer products industry (Pillsbury, Kraft Foods, and Daymon Worldwide). In 2014, Missy and twin sister Mindy created The Mop Shop, a nonprofit organization that provides cleaning supplies to those in need in Jo Daviess County, Illinois.

  • Scott Rider JD was recognized by the law school’s Small Business Legal Clinic for significant pro bono contributions provided throughout 2014. Nawneet Vibhaw LL.M. received the Environmental Law Champions Award from the Asian Development Bank. Vibhaw, who has taught environmental law in India, is with Luthra & Luthra Law Offices in its environmental law practice.

  • Lewis & Clark is one of only 25 schools—and the only Oregon school— named to the Greatist’s 2015 list of healthiest colleges and universities

  • For the fourth year in a row, Sierra magazine has named Lewis & Clark one of its top “Cool Schools,” a list that honors America’s greenest colleges and universities.

    At No. 9, Lewis & Clark is the only school in Oregon to be included in the top 10.

  • Jorey Kiva-Smith CAS ’16, a student videographer in the Office of Public Affairs and Communications, had an unlikely collaborator for his most recent admission video: a hexacopter fitted with a video camera.

    The video, titled “It’s Time to Explore Lewis & Clark,” includes drone footage along with comments from current Pioneers and recent alums about what makes Lewis & Clark so special.

  • During the summer months, the Lewis & Clark campus becomes a sought-after venue for weddings, conferences, youth campus, and other events. Recently, two national publications took notice. According to Martha Stewart Weddings, Lewis & Clark is one of “15 Beautiful College Campuses Where You can Get Hitched.” The campus also made the cover of Unique Venues Magazine, which reaches 50,000 of the nation’s top meeting planners.

  • You might say, composing is his forte. Michael Johanson, associate professor of music, received a commission for a new chamber work for winning the Oregon Music Teacher’s Association’s Composer of the Year Award for 2015. He plans to compose a work for viola and piano that will be performed at Lewis & Clark in June 2016.

  • Interviewed by Rebecca Trager for “Forensic Crime Lab Malpractice Surfaces in Oregon.” Chemistry World, September 29, 2015.

  • Interviewed by Rebecca McCray for “Crime Lab Tech Tampers With Evidence in Oregon—But It’s a Nationwide Problem.” TakePart, September 19, 2015.

  • Interviewed by Wanda Moore for “OSP Forensic Analyst Scandal Widens.” KTVZ Bend, September 18, 2015.

  • Interviewed by Claire Withycombe for “District Attorneys Reviewing Cases.” Bend Bulletin, September 17, 2015.

  • Interviewed by Melody Finnemore for “Hope Amid Despair: Oregon Attorneys, Law Students Help Immigrants in Need.” Oregon State Bar Bulletin, August/September 2015.

  • Interviewed by The Oregonian editorial board for “Time for Gov. Brown to Demand Transparency From Energy Department: Editorial.” The Oregonian/OregonLive, September 4, 2015.

  • Was elected to the board of directors for the Oregon Crime Victims Law Center. A proponent of crime victim rights, Lamborn represents clients pro bono through the National Crime Victim Law Institute and sponsors the NCVLI’s annual convention. He opened The Law Office of Josh Lamborn, P.C., in 2009 after serving as a deputy district attorney in Multnomah County for 12 years. Lamborn’s practice focuses on the representation of victims of sexual assault and other crimes, as well as personal injury clients.

  • Was sworn in as the president-elect of the State Bar of Nevada during its recent annual meeting, held in Seattle, Washington. In July of 2016, Scott will be sworn in as the 88th president of Nevada’s state bar. He will be the first government attorney and first African American president since the State Bar of Nevada was established in 1928. For the past 19 years, Scott has worked for the Las Vegas City Attorney’s Office. He is the assistant city attorney for the civil division.

  • 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.

  • Named in the 2013 edition of Chambers USA, American’s Leading Lawyers for Business. Aman is a shareholder with Tonkon Torp in Portland, and maintains a business litigation and intellectual property practice.

  • Joined the Office of Metro Attorney as
a senior assistant attorney for the Metro Regional Government. He will continue to practice in the areas of land use and transportation planning, with responsibility for issues related to the urban growth boundary and other regional planning projects.

  • Interviewed by Doug McVay for “Eyewitness Identification and Wrongful Convictions.” KBOO Radio, August 18, 2015.

  • Was named president-elect of the board of directors for the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ). Tennyson, a circuit court judge and the chief probate judge for Multnomah County, also serves on the faculty of the NCJFCJ’s Child Abuse and Neglect Institute.

  • Interviewed by Bryan Denson for “Mohamed Mohamud Appeal Is First to Challenge NSA Surveillance in Terrorism Conviction.” The Oregonian/OregonLive, August 11, 2015.

  • Interviewed by Joy Lukachick Smith for “What’s in a Name? The Absence of Terror Label After Attacks Sparks National Debate.” Chattanooga Free Press, August 2, 2015.

  • Became a partner at McGaughey Erickson. The firm will continue to handle securities, employment, business break-up, and contract litigation in their downtown Portland, Oregon, office.

  • Was named a 2015 Rising Star in the employment litigation: defense category by Oregon Super Lawyers magazine. Sherman is an associate at Hart Wagner.

  • Joined the labor and employment group at Stoel Rives. Livett recently moved back to Portland after three years working as a public defender at Federal Defenders of San Diego, California.


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