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September 2014 - DEAN PATRICK E. HOBBS ANNOUNCES HE WILL STEP DOWN AS DEAN OF SETON HALL LAW AT END OF  2014-15 ACADEMIC YEAR

Dean Patrick E. HobbsDean Patrick E. Hobbs announced that 2014-15 marks his last year as Dean of Seton Hall University School of Law. His tenure since 1999 is one of the longest among law schools deans in the nation, marked by groundbreaking achievements that have transformed the Law School and the surrounding Newark community. “To be able to welcome and guide students beginning their journey into a career in the law, to support faculty who consider, change and shape our system for the better, and to spend time with thousands of alumni achieving success in all walks of life, I can’t imagine an endeavor more rewarding or satisfying,” he wrote in a statement. Read more >>



ALUMNI CLE PROGRAM SCHEDULE FOR 2014-15

CLE_196Seton Hall Law is pleased to present the 2014-15 Alumni CLE program. These events are offered at no charge and are exclusively for Seton Hall Law alumni. All events will be held at Seton Hall Law in the Larson Auditorium, 3rd floor. Sign-in begins 1 hour prior to the event. Registration will open 30 days before each event with seats available on a first-come, first-served basis. Dates are as follows:

  1. Supreme Court Review | October 8 | 4 NY/NJ CLE credits
  2. November 6| Ethics and Criminal Law | 4 NY/NJ CLE credits including 1 Ethics credit
  3. January 15 | Employment and Family Law | 4 NY/NJ CLE credits

To register, visit Seton Hall Law Connect at www.setonhalllawconnect.com. Registration in Seton Hall Law Connect is required to make a reservation. If you have not yet registered, use the sign-up information included in the email linking to this newsletter, or please contact Lori Thimmel, Director of Alumni Relations and Programming, at lori.thimmel@shu.edu or call 973-642-8711.


NEW MILITARY SPOUSE RULE ADOPTED THANKS TO SUPPORT OF THE SETON HALL LAW COMMUNITY

Jennifer Butch Talley '10 and Katie Manzi McDonough '13Jennifer Butch Talley ’10 and Katie Manzi McDonough ’13, both married to Seton Hall Law graduates who serve in the military, received support from faculty, students and alumni as they successfully advocated for other attorney spouses of those who serve, and who are stationed in New Jersey. Read more >>


PROFESSOR JORDAN PARADISE AWARDED SCHERING-PLOUGH PROFESSORSHIP

Professor Jordan ParadiseSeton Hall Law is pleased to announce the appointment of Jordan Paradise as the Schering-Plough Professor in Health Care Regulation and Enforcement.

Professor Jordan Paradise researches and publishes on the legal, ethical, and societal implications of emerging science and technologies such as genetics and nanotechnology. A member of the Seton Hall Law faculty since 2009, she teaches classes on food and drug law, biotechnology, law and genetics, and emerging technologies. Her publications have appeared in both peer-reviewed and legal publications such as Science; Nature Reviews Genetics; Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics; Food & Drug Law Journal; Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law & Ethics; and the International Journal of Intellectual Property Management. 

She will contribute scholarship on and public policy analysis of issues related to administrative law, the regulatory and enforcement concerns of providers and patients, FDA law, and drug and device innovation. This Professorship was made possible by a $2.5 million endowment from the former Schering-Plough Corporation and the Schering-Plough Foundation. The Schering-Plough Foundation supported the advancement of health, education, public policy, and community initiatives.


SETON HALL ALUMNI NEWS

Justin P. Walder ‘58 has been selected for the 2014 Daniel J. O’Hern Award by the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law. He is a Senior Partner of Walder, Hayden & Brogan P.A. in Roseland.

Michael Tormey ’79 became Senior Managing Director, and Wealth Advisor at Peapack-Gladstone Bank.

Colleen Tracy James ’96 has joined Mayer Brown as a Partner in the Intellectual Property Law practice in New York.

David Catuogno ’90 and Michael Holt ’90 were named among the Top Lawyers in Bergen County by (201) Magazine. Both are Members of Forman Holt Eliades & Youngman LLC in Paramus. Catuogno was recognized in the area of debtor/creditor issues and Holt, in the area of bankruptcy law.

Louis_FranzeseLouis R. Franzese ’91 (pictured, left) became Chief Human Resources Officer at Hertz Global.

Annmarie Simeone ‘93 was elected to serve as Chief Financial Officer of the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association (NJWLA). She is a Member of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A.

Regina Calcattera ’96 published the book, Etched in Sand, which was named to bestseller lists on both the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal.

Sandra C. Fava ’05 was listed among the New Leaders of the Bar by the New Jersey Law Journal. She is a Partner in the Family Law Group at Fox Rothschild LLP in Roseland.

Joshua S. Sklarin ‘08 has joined Parker McCay as an attorney in the Public Schools and Education Practice Area in its Lawrenceville office.

Tamara_ColeyTamara Coley ’10 (pictured, left) has been named to the Lawyers of Color's Second Annual Hot List, which recognizes early- to mid-career attorneys excelling in the legal profession.

Kelli J. Stout ’11 has joined Husch Blackwell as an Associate in the firm’s Technology, Manufacturing & Transportation team in Kansas City, Missouri.

UPCOMING EVENTS

THE PDMA: CRIMINAL & CIVIL LITIGATION CONSIDERATIONS

Wednesday, September 17
11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Dean Kathleen M. Boozang

This CLE program, featuring Professor Kathleen M. Boozang, will provide attendees with a strong understanding of: (1) Laws and regulations specific to drug sample distribution; (2) FDA enforcement authority & practice; (3) Potential legal ramifications of non-compliance; (4) HR and False Claims Act/Qui Tam litigations; and (5) How to avoid regulatory sanctions through effective compliance programs and risk management practices.

This event will take place at the Lansdowne Conference Center in Leesburg, VA. The cost of the program is $495. CLE credits are available. Click here to make your reservation or for more information, please contact Simone Handler-Hutchinson, Executive Director of the Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy, at simone.handler-hutchinson@shu.edu or call 973-642-8863.



ANNUAL RED MASS

Friday, September 19
4:00 p.m.

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Please join us for our 30th Annual Red Mass Celebration . The Saint Thomas More medal will be presented to The Honorable Madeline Cox Arleo '89 at the exquisite Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark.  A reception will immediately follow the Mass at the Archdiocesan center located across the street from the Cathedral. The cost for the reception is $90 per person. For information regarding tickets and sponsorships, please contact Lori Thimmel, Director of Alumni Relations and Programming, at lori.thimmel@shu.edu or call 973-642-8711.



SETON HALL LAW REVIEW SYMPOSIUM

Wednesday, October 1
1:00 to 7:30 p.m.

What qualities and techniques make the most engaging advocates so persuasive? How can attorneys fashion their written and oral advocacy skills to be the most effective in front of any audience, employer, or judge? How can advocates use evolving technology to their advantage, and when are such channels of communication appropriate? What are the ethical bounds our profession places on the limits of oral and written advocacy? The Seton Hall Law Review’s Volume 45 Symposium, “The Art of Advocacy,” will explore how legal advocates, young and old, can be the most effective written and oral advocates possible by considering these and other questions in an afternoon of panels. Multiple panels of distinguished professors, administrators, and practitioners will speak throughout the day, and the event will culminate with a keynote dinner in the Newark Club.

The program will take place at Seton Hall Law in the Larson Auditorium. 5.5 NY/NJ CLE credits are available. For more information, please contact Dean Rosa Alves at rosa.alves-ferreira@shu.edu or call 973-642-8187.



FREE ALUMNI CLE - SUPREME COURT REVIEW

Wednesday, October 8
5:00 to 9:00 p.m.

CLE_196Please join us for our first FREE CLE program for Seton Hall Law Alumni for 2014-15. The program will take place at Seton Hall Law in the Larson Auditorium, 3rd floor. This 4-hour course will award 4 NY/NJ CLE credits. Sign-in will begin 1 hour prior to the event.

Registration for this class will open on September 8 via Seton Hall Law Connect, our dedicated alumni networking site. Visit www.setonhalllawconnect.com to set up your account. For more information, please contact Lori Thimmel, Director of Alumni Relations and Programming, at lori.thimmel@shu.edu or call 973-642-8711.



QUICK LINKS

CLASS NOTES

We want to hear your good news! Visit Seton Hall Law Connect to share your latest career successes with the entire Seton Hall Law community. If you have not yet updated your profile in Seton Hall Law Connect, use the log-in information included in the email that linked to this issue of Alumni News and Notes. For more information about your Seton Hall Law Connect registration, please contact Lori Thimmel, Director of Alumni Relations and Programming, at lori.thimmel@shu.edu or call 973-642-8711.

We hope to see you soon!