John Ronan ’63, a Connecticut Superior Court judge and deputy chief court administrator, died on November 17, 2022. Read his obituary.
Louanne Cooley ’20 will speak on December 6, 2022, at a virtual roundtable discussion entitled The Climate Change Crisis in CT: The Impact on Low-Income Communities and What Can Be Done, sponsored by the Connecticut Bar Foundation. Cooley, a legal policy fellow for the Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation, is pursuing an LLM in Energy and Environmental Law at the UConn School of Law.
Erick Russell ’12, a partner at Pullman & Comley, has been elected treasurer of the State of Connecticut. He is the first Black LGBTQ candidate elected to statewide office in Connecticut.
Cheryl Chase ’78 accepted the Nancy Carrington Philanthropy Award from Connecticut Foodshare at a ceremony on Oct. 12, 2022. Chase and the Chase Family Foundation are longtime supporters of Connecticut Foodshare, which distributes food through a network of more than 700 relief programs.
Shriti Shah ’22 has joined Bulkley Richardson and Gelinas LLP as an associate working on business matters, including mergers and acquisitions. The firm has offices in Hadley and Springfield, Massachusetts.
Philip J. O’Connor ’76, a partner in Gordon, Muir and Foley in Rocky Hill, Connecticut, died on September 3, 2022. Read his obituary.
Skyward Specialty Insurance Group has named Sara Logue ’17 LLM senior vice president and head of healthcare professional liability. She previously served as assistant vice president of miscellaneous medical at ProAssurance.
Kara A. Zarchin '18 received a Volunteer of the Year Award from the Young Lawyers Section of the Connecticut Bar Association, recognizing her pro bono work, at the association's annual leadership retreat in August. Zarchin is an associate with Day Pitney LLP in the firm's Hartford office. She is a member of the Executive Committee and co-chair of the Women in the Law Committee for the Young Lawyers Section for the Connecticut Bar Association.
Kimberly Wilson ’21 graduated on Aug. 13, 2022, from Officer Candidate School in Quantico, Virginia, and was sworn in as a judge advocate and second lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corp. She was one of four women sworn in together, a historic milestone for the Marines.