October 21, 2015
Class Correspondent: Stephanie Locke firstname.lastname@example.org
Scott Rider J.D. 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.
Arts & Sciences Reunion June 23−26, 2016
Class Correspondent: Josh Cohn email@example.com
Jeffrey Cruttenden B.A. has developed a mobile app called Acorns, which enables people to invest small change on the go. Acorns’ piggybank investing model strives to take away the difficulties involved with investing, like hidden fees, hefty commissions, and risky propositions, so that college students (and others) can start investing sooner with less stress. The app’s name was inspired by the adage “Mighty oaks from little acorns grow.”
Zachary Rose M.A.T. proudly shares that he was voted teacher of the year, winning the Crystal Apple Award at Weiser Middle School in Weiser, Idaho. Jason Yareshes J.D. accepted a position as a magistrate of the commonwealth in Charlottesville, Virginia. Yareshes’ primary responsibilities include conducting probable cause hearings; issuing search and arrest warrants, emergency protective orders, temporary detention orders, and civil warrants and subpoenas; conducting bail hearings; and issuing orders in minor civil matters.
Liv Brumfield J.D. joined the Portland office of U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer B.A. ’70, J.D. ’76. Brumfield serves as Blumenauer’s field representative on environmental, natural resources, and agriculture issues.
Craig Fouts J.D. was recognized by the law school’s Small Business Legal Clinic for significant pro bono contributions provided throughout 2014.
Elizabeth Inayoshi J.D. was recognized by the law school’s Small Business Legal Clinic for significant pro bono contributions provided throughout 2014.
Lonnie Kleinman B.A., a community engagement fellow at the Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Jewish Southern Life, based in Jackson, Mississippi, works with Sunday school programs to teach lessons related to social justice and activism in 13 Southern states. “I mostly work with adults to help them participate in long-term, sustainable service that matters,” she says. “I partner with congregations to learn about service through a Jewish lens.” Kleinman was featured in the Arizona Jewish Post in February 2015.
Nick Lawton J.D., LL.M. ’14 won second prize in the ABA’s Public Land Law and Policy writing competition for his LL.M. seminar paper, “Utah’s Transfer of Public Lands Act: Demanding a Gift of Federal Lands.”
Peter Tran J.D. was recognized by the law school’s Small Business Legal Clinic for significant pro bono contributions provided throughout 2014.
Kory Andersen B.A. was awarded the John E. Brandl Public Leadership Fellowship, a full-tuition fellowship with a paid research assistantship for two years of graduate study at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota. Andersen will study urban planning with an eye to making everyday lives more beautiful, more livable, and more meaningful.
Joel Reschly J.D. won the Beveridge & Diamond Constitutional Environmental Law Writing Competition organized by the Environmental Law Institute and the National Association of Environmental Law Studies. Reschly is the first Lewis & Clark law student to win this prestigious competition. His paper, “Pesticides, Water Quality, and the Public Trust Doctrine,” analyzes how courts could use the public trust doctrine to regulate certain forms of water pollution and argues that the current regulatory framework governing pesticides is insufficient to protect human health, the environment, wildlife, or water quality.
Cedar Jocks B.A. had a video installation titled “Contingent Memory” on display in Portland’s Mark Woolley Gallery from July 18 through September 13, 2015. Using video as his primary medium, Jocks’ work explores ideas of folk memory along with sexual and racial identity realized through research into the art and theory of the beat generation and current social practice work. Mark Woolley B.A. ’74, M.A.T. ’77 and his wife, Angelina Woolley B.A. ’75, are also alumni of the college.