Duquesne University School of Law

Alumni in the News

February 2017

Judith E. Wilson, L'78, will be awarded the 2017 Excellence Award by the Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network on March 28, 2017 as a champion for equal access to justice.

Tyra Oliver, L'05, will be awarded the 2017 HSBD Young Leader Award for her service and contribution to HSBD and the ACBA at the Allegheny County Bar Homer S. Brown Division's 13th Annual Black History Month Celebration on February 28, 2017.

December 2016

Nicola Henry-Taylor, L'96, was named by the New Pittsburgh Courier as being among its 2016 Women of Excellence.

David S. Pollock, L'74, has been awarded the Eric Turner Memorial Award from the Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Section for his dedication to the practice of family law and for serving as a mentor and teacher to fellow lawyers.

October 2016

Thomas Tribone, L'85, was chosen as a finalist for the Platts Global Energy Awards. The 2016 Finalists were chosen from over 170 nominees from 30 nominating countries. The awards gala will be held in NYC on December 8.

Edward J. Abes, L'69, was awarded the Irvin Stander Memorial Award by the PBA Worker's Compensation Law Section for his dedication to the administration of Workers' Compensation law and for his professionalism and regard for clients and colleagues.

Thomas R. Kline, L'78, has been awarded the 2016 Justice Michael A. Musmanno Award by the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association for his skill and achievements in the courtroom, as well as his commitment to trial advocacy. Kline has also been awarded the 2017 Judge Learned Hand Award by AJC Philadelphia/Southern New Jersey.

Beth Dodson, L'07, has been awarded the Jane F. Hepting Individual Attorney Award by the ACBA.

John W. McTiernan, L'78, attorney and administrative partner at Caroselli, Beachler, McTiernan & Coleman, was appointed a workers' compensation judge by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry.

Francis E. Pipak, Jr., L'78 & Timothy P. Ryan, L'84, have both been honored with an Alumni of Distinction Award from Saint Vincent College in recognition of meritorious service and commitment to the school.

Kenneth J. Horoho, Jr., L'80, was appointed by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to chair the Continuing Legal Education Board, which designs and governs ongoing education for lawyers across the state.


In Memorium

Hon. Joseph A. Hudock, L'62
Professor Emeritus Alfred S. Peláez
June Schulberg, L'69
Hon. Debra Pezze, L'79