John S. Campbell, Jr. (’61), a partner at Taylor Porter in Baton Rouge, was honored in “Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business” for his work in Corporate/M&A law.
William Joseph Cleveland (’81) is certified as a mediator by the A.A. White Dispute Resolution Center at the University of Houston Law Center. He is also certified as a mediator by the Transportation ADR Council, Inc. Joe is pleased to announced that he is now a grandfather.
Barry J. Rozas (’92) was named a partner with LeBas Law Offices, PLC in Lafayette, Louisiana, where he practices in the area of maritime defense, general tort litigation, and workers compensation defense law.
Jane Triche-Milazzo (’92) will become the first woman to serve as an elected judge of the 23rd Judicial District Court when she takes office in August.
Maria M. Cobb (’94) is a managing partner with Rushing & Guice, P.L.L.C. in Biloxi, Mississippi. She was recently chosen by The Mississippi Business Journal as one of Mississippi’s Top 50 Business Women for 2008.
Ed Giering (’94) has joined the Baton Rouge Area Foundation as General Counsel, effective August 11.
Melissa Herman (’95) and David Russo (’95) have opened their own bankruptcy practice in Georgia.
Dan Stigall (’00) is a U.S. Army Judge Advocate (JAG) currently stationed in the Washington, D.C. area where he works as a special assistant U.S. Attorney. In addition to federal litigation, he continues to write and publish on issues pertaining to international law, comparative law, and the civil law system of Iraq.
Jeannette F. Mills (’02) is an associate with Irwin, Fritchie, Urquhart, & Moore, LLC in New Orleans. She recently participated in the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) Trial Academy held at Standford University.
Jennifer Welshons (’04) has been promoted to attorney, becoming an in-house counsel and member of the Legal Department of Oceaneering International, Inc. in Houston, Texas.
Josh Clayton (’06) has joined Ilios Resources in Shreveport, Louisiana.
John B. Edel (’06) has joined Kean Miller’s Baton Rouge office as part of the Intellectual Property team.
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 E. Hall Jr. (’42)
William Joshua Levenson (’90)