The Allegheny County Bar Foundation named 10 Lawyers Fund Law Student Summer 2014 Fellows, seven of which are Pitt Law Students. Each student selected will work at participating public interest organizations that offer free legal services to low income residents of Allegheny County.
Allegheny County Judge Kim D. Eaton Receives Judge James R. McGregor Award
According to a recent Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Newsmaker story, Pitt Law Alumna and Allegheny County Judge Kim D. Eaton received the Judge James R. McGregor Award for Exceptional Contributions to the Community from Amen Corner at the organization's annual Judicial Reception in April.
Pitt Law alumnus Joseph J. Bosick (’73), a founding partner of Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP, has been appointed to serve as the 2014 President of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law Alumni Association.
Congratulations to Pitt Law students Katie McLay (pictured left) and Nicholas DiNardo (pictured right) for reaching the semi-finals in the National Energy & Sustainability Moot Court Competition, held March 27 - 29 at the West Virginia University College of Law in Morgantown, W.Va. In addition, McLay received the Best Oralist award, meaning that her oral argument performance was judge
One of the most respected federal appellate judges in the nation, the honorable Judge Joseph F. Weis passed away Wednesday at his Fox Chapel home at 91. Judge Weis graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law class of 1950. After graduating, Weis joined his father to form Weis & Weis.
U.S. Senate candidate and Three-start Navy Adm. Joe Sestak met with Pitt Law Democrats at the end of February to discuss his 2016 bid for Congress. Sestak previously ran for congress in 2010, going against Arlen Specter in the Democratic primary. He won the primary but lost in the general election.
Pitt Law alumnus Davitt B. Woodwell was named president and CEO of the leading statewide environmental organization, The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC), succeeding Paul M. King who is retiring, according to a recent PEC press release.