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Zachary Gordon (center in picture), a third-year student, won the 2013 University of Pittsburgh School of Law Appellate Moot Court Competition by prevailing in the final round held Friday, November 15, 2013 before The Hon. D. Michael Fisher (right), United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; The Hon. Mary Jane Bowes (left),  Superior Court of Pennsylvania; and The Hon.

After seven years of service to the University’s Office of Institutional Advancement, including four years as the Law School’s Director of Development & Alumni Affairs, Drew Chelosky has accepted the position of Assistant Dean for Development at West Virginia University’s Eberly College of Arts & Sciences.  Drew leaves behind an impactful legacy.

Michelle R. Yarbrough Korb (’02) joined Pepper Hamilton LLP as special counsel in the Real Estate Practice Group, residing in the Pittsburgh office. According to a Pepper Hamilton news announcement, Ms.

Pitt Law Alumna Laura Ellsworth Wins 2013 Greater Pittsburgh Athena Award
 
This week Laura Ellsworth, '83 , was named the winner of the 2013 Greater Pittsburgh Athena Award, according to a recent story in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

3L Pitt Law Student James Craig has been appointed to the Executive Board for the Law School Democrats of America, also known as the National Democratic Law Students Council (NDLSC). The NDLSC is a national organization consisting of more than 85 chapters and is a part of the Democratic National Committee, similar to the College Democrats of America.

A common adage given to new writers is to write what you know.

Laura Remick, ’10, an agency attorney within the medical insurance community service unit of NYC’s Human Resources Administration Office of Legal Affairs, has recently received the annual Commissioner's Excellence Award.

Pitt Law student Sunu Pillai has been awarded the Sean Cassidy Scholarship and the Energy & Mineral Law Foundation Scholarship from the Energy & Mineral Law Foundation (EMLF) for the 2013-2014 academic year. Scholarship applicants submit a comprehensive application form, letters of reference, official transcripts, and a personal statement describing how they became interested in na

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