Image: Masthead for Washburn Lawyer, volume 53, issue 2.

Washburn Lawyer, Fall 2016


  • Passion for Law: Fueling Their Passion for Speed (3.4 MB PDF)
    Meet three Washburn Law alumni whose passion for life in the fast lane has led them to competitive racing.
  • Alumni Fellow (877 KB PDF)
    Natalie Haag, ’85, a self-declared learning addict, credits her time at Washburn Law with learning the most important skill in the world — how to think critically.
  • Alumni Spotlight: In Pursuit of a Dream (946 KB PDF)
    Fleeing Venezuela with her mother and siblings at age 3, Norah Avellan, ’15, fulfilled her dream of passing the New York bar and landing a job in the nation’s capital.
  • Alumni Mentor: The Ideal Atmosphere (1.9 MB PDF)
    Although Tim Daniel’s, ’88, and Donald Fahrny’s, JD candidate ’18, time on campus is separated by three decades, their experiences are much the same.
  • Question & Answer (1.5 MB PDF)
    John Shoemaker, ’04, who has a fascination with global fiduciary law, recently moved from Zurich to Singapore as his employer, UBS, shifts its focus to the APAC region.
  • Giving Back (435 KB PDF)
    Switching gears from teacher to law student, Julie Covel, ’13, knows firsthand how important financial support is to Washburn Law students.
  • The Challenge: One Graduate’s Challenge (512 KB PDF)
    Ann Frigon, ’80, encourages her classmates to join her in supporting Washburn Law’s building project.
  • Opportunity : More than a Career (558 KB PDF)
    Kevin Arnel, ’87, supports the new law school facility as a way of giving back for the opportunities he has received as a student and an alumnus.
  • Campaign Update : The Ideal Place (1.1 MB PDF)
    To date, the Ideal Place: The Building Campaign for Washburn University School of Law has raised more than $5.6 million from alumni and friends across the country.
  • Alumni Spotlight : Center Stage (2 MB PDF)
    With his newest film Atone in production, Lawrence Williamson, ’03, who now goes by his professional name Wes Miller, has finally stretched his muscles as a writer, director, and filmmaker.
  • Alumni Spotlight : Recognizing Excellence (678 KB PDF)
    Six individuals were honored at an awards dinner on October 1, 2016, wrapping up a weekend of class reunions and other activities.

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