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  • Lisa Kenn JD ’14, after two years as an associate with Kramer & Associates, has established a solo practice, Lisa Kenn Family Law, LLC. Her office is located at 1020 S.W. Taylor, Suite 880, Portland, Oregon. Kenn’s practice focuses on all aspects of domestic relations law, including divorce, custody, restraining orders, guardianships, third-party custody matters, and adoptions. She also represents parties in juvenile dependency cases.

  • George Dingeldein JD ’14 and other members of the Rathbone Law Firm have joined the real estate practice group of Dunn Carney LLP in Portland. Dingeldein has four years of experience practicing real estate, construction finance, real estate securities, and corporate general business law.

  • Micah Leinbach BA ’14, along with Sarah Clement BA ’14, Julia Huggins BA ’13, and Sarra Wynn BA ’14, launched a nonprofit called The BOAT (Bus for Outdoor Access and Teaching). Following a successful Indiegogo campaign, they plan to purchase and retrofit a bus with storage space, solar panels, and all manner of amenities, essentially creating a mobile classroom. The goal is to offer cheaper-than-average opportunities for youth education in the outdoors. For more information, see theboatbus.com.

  • Sarah Clement BA ’14, along with Micah Leinbach BA ’14, Julia Huggins BA ’13, and Sarra Wynn BA ’14, have launched a nonprofit organization called The BOAT (Bus for Outdoor Access and Teaching). Following a successful Indiegogo campaign, they plan to purchase and retrofit a bus with storage space, solar panels, and all manner of amenities, essentially creating a mobile classroom. The goal is to offer cheaper-than-average opportunities for youth education in the outdoors. For more information, see theboatbus.com.

  • Sarra Wynn BA ’14, along with Sarah Clement BA ’14, Micah Leinbach BA ’14, and Julia Huggins BA ’13, started a nonprofit organization called The BOAT (Bus for Outdoor Access and Teaching). Following a successful Indiegogo campaign, they plan to purchase and retrofit a bus with storage space, solar panels, and all manner of amenities, essentially creating a mobile classroom. The goal is to offer cheaper-than-average opportunities for youth education in the outdoors. For more information, see theboatbus.com.

  • Whitney Christensen JD ’14 recently started her own legal firm, Christensen Law, in Corvallis, Oregon. She specializes in three areas of law: business, estate planning, and financial distress. While she was attending Lewis & Clark Law School, Christensen worked with the Oregon Department of Justice and the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

  • Jake Simonds BA ’14, an actor, writer, and performer, has spent the last year touring his solo show …like nobody’s watching. He’s made stops at Fringe Festivals in New Orleans, Australia, and New York City and has plans to take the show to Ottowa. The show, which Simonds performs accompanied only by a chair, a rope, and a ball named Spalding, explores isolation and loneliness.

  • Tyler Church BA ’14 has left his position as a political analyst in i360’s analytics and testing department to serve as the Great Lakes regional data director for the Republican National Committee. He loves connecting with any alums working for or interested in the Republican/Conservative campaign network.

  • Asraa Jaber ‘nt (USA)

  • Jake Brooks JD ’14 and Rhylee Smith JD ’14 were married in Liberty Lake, Washington, on May 28, 2017. Jeffrey Crosswhite JD ’14, Kya Marienfeld JD ’14, Alyssa Mastic JD ’14, Will McLaren JD ’14, Jess Pezley JD ’14, Benjamin Saver JD ’14, Jordan Schoonover JD ’14, Jeff Speir JD ’15, Peter Stein JD ’14, Chelsea Stone JD ’14, and Lauren Vicharelli JD ’14 attended the wedding.

  • Rhylee Smith JD ’14 and Jake Brooks JD ’14 were married in Liberty Lake, Washington, on May 28, 2017. Jeffrey Crosswhite JD ’14, Kya Marienfeld JD ’14, Alyssa Mastic JD ’14, Will McLaren JD ’14, Jess Pezley JD ’14, Benjamin Saver JD ’14, Jordan Schoonover JD ’14, Jeff Speir JD ’15, Peter Stein JD ’14, Chelsea Stone JD ’14, and Lauren Vicharelli JD ’14 attended the wedding.

  • Gieri Bolliger LLM ’14 discusses the basic ideas, implications, challenges, and opportunities of animal dignity protection as well as its systematic embedding within Swiss law.

  • Is a deputy district attorney in Imperial County, California.

  • Jordan Schoonover JD ’14 married Jay Phillipe on June 26, 2016, in Bend, Oregon. Judge Michael Mosman officiated and attendees included Professor Jim Oleske and 2014 alumni Jake Brooks, Alyssa Mastic, Ben Saver, Bridgett Shephard, and Rhylee Smith. “We all were in the Yellow Pod during our 1L year, and Jim was our torts professor,” says Schoonover.

    From left: Rhylee Smith ’14, Jake Brooks ’14, Alyssa Mastic, ’14, Jordan Schoonover ’14, ...

    From left: Rhylee Smith ’14, Jake Brooks ’14, Alyssa Mastic, ’14, Jordan Schoonover ’14, Bridgett Shephard ’14, Ben Saver ’14, and Professor Jim Oleske 

  • Joined Harrang Long Gary Rudnick PC as an associate attorney in the firm’s Portland office. Morales will practice appellate law, regulatory law, and civil litigation. He previously was a judicial law clerk at the Oregon Court of Appeals, where he drafted memoranda and opinions on a variety of cases.

  • Published Meet Max!, a picture book for children. The first in a series, this title introduces the big dog with the very bushy tail, his new owner, and their adventures.

  • Nick Lawton JD, LLM ’14 won second prize in the ABA’s Public Land Law and Policy writing competition for his LLM seminar paper, “Utah’s Transfer of Public Lands Act: Demanding a Gift of Federal Lands.”

  • Kathleen Burkhardt BA is pursuing a master’s degree in publishing at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada. She was granted a full-tuition graduate fellowship.

  • Mazene Graze BA was awarded a Fulbright Award to teach in France.

  • Daniela Jimenez BA was awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in Brazil. From February to December 2016, she will be supporting educators in English language learning classrooms and more broadly serving as a cultural educational ambassador between Brazil and the United States.

  • Laura Kerr JD traveled to China with Tom Lindley, chair of Perkins Coie’s environment, energy, and resources practice, to provide pro bono assistance to the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative. Kerr, an associate at Perkins Coie, acted as a consultant on the development and implementation of environmental laws designed to address China’s environmental concerns.

  • Luciano Santino BA has been named the Homeyer Scholar for 2015–17 at Washington University in St. Louis. The August and Ruth Homeyer Scholarship is given to a graduate student pursing a PhD in chemistry or a related field of physical science. It is awarded every two years to a rising second-year graduate student who has demonstrated excellence in his or her first year of graduate coursework and research.

  • Joined the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration. Dennis focuses on veterans’ employment policy and rule making.

  • Joined the Portland office of Fisher & Phillips as an associate attorney. Neidrist’s practice includes all aspects of employment law and labor relations.

  • Joined Lane Powell as an attorney in the firm’s litigation practice group. Huggler will focus his practice on complex litigation. He holds an M.S. in criminal justice policy from the London School of Economics and a bachelor’s degree in economics and political science from Oregon State University.

  • Joined the litigation team of Samuels Yoelin Kantor as an associate. Clark focuses on family law.

  • 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.

  • Traveled to China with Tom Lindley, chair of Perkins Coie’s environment, energy, and resources practice, to provide pro bono assistance to the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI). Kerr, an associate at Perkins Coie, acted as a consultant on the development and implementation of environmental laws designed to address China’s environmental concerns.

  • Became the program specialist for the American Bar Association’s Commission on Disability Rights in their Washington, D.C., office.

  • Joined the litigation department at Tonkon Torp.

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