Timothy J. McNamara (’61), an attorney with the Onebane Law Firm in Lafayette, Louisiana, was selected as a 2008 Super Lawyer.
Mary Terrell Joseph (’70) was elected president of the Baton Rouge Rotary Club – the eighth largest Rotary Club in the world.
Ann Wise (’80) was appointed by Gov. Bobby Jindal to a third, six-year term as director of the Division of Administrative Law. She was also selected as a member of the Baton Rouge Area Leadership Class of 2009 by the Baton Rouge area Chamber of Commerce.
Piper Griffin (’87) was recently re-elected without opposition to the Orleans Parish Civil District Court Bench, Division I.
Joseph C. Wiley (’89) was appointed to the Louisiana Board of Regents. He is vice-president and general counsel for the Excel Group of industrial construction and maintenance contractors.
Steve W. Mullins (’92) became a partner in the law firm of Luckey and Mullins, PLLC in Ocean Springs, Mississippi. He was also recently elected president of the Mississippi Association of Justice, formerly known as the Mississippi Trial Lawyers Association.
Madaline Cross Gibbs (’94) is an associate with J.W. Seibert III, PLC in Vidalia, Louisiana, as of September 15.
Kevin P. Mahne (’94), a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Marine Corps, became the senior legal advisor for Regimental Combat Team 1 in Al Anbar, Iraq.
Caroline B. Blizter (’96) has moved to the New York office of Vinson & Elkins, LLP.
Hillary H. Hughes (’97) is a partner with Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal, LLP in New York. He recently had her second child, Ivan Seth, in June.
Darrin Forte (’00) and his partners founded the firm of Garrison, Yount, Lormand, Forte & Mulcahy, LLC, with offices in New Orleans and Tampa, Florida.
Lawrence Centola III (’01) is a lawyer with the law firm of Martzell & Bickford in New Orleans. He was recently chosen to receive the American Inns of Court’s 2008 Sandra Day O’Connor Award for Professional Service.
Julie-Ann and D. Patrick Keating Jr. (’01) have opened their own firm, The Keating Law Firm, LLC, in Metairie, Louisiana.
Kelly McCall Brian (’07) is working for the firm of Jeansonne & Remondet in its New Orleans office.
Brianna Williams Guerin (’07) has been appointed director of communications for the National Bar Association. She continues to work with the Hon. Ralph Tyson, U.S. District Court in the Middle District of Louisiana.
Matthew L. Mann (’08) is now with the firm of Porteous, Hainkel & Johnson in New Orleans.
The LSU Law Center community mourns the passing of the following alumni whose deaths were reported since the date of our last newsletter publication.
William Boles Sr. (’50)
Ossie Brown (’53)
Steve Labreche (’78)
Ed Fleshman (’81)
Gregory Lewellyan (’91)