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Duquesne Law School Celebrates 60th Alumni Reunion Dinner

The Duquesne University School of Law will host its 60th annual Alumni Reunion Dinner.

Three Duquesne law alumni who will be recognized at the event include:

  • The Honorable Arthur E. Grim, Distinguished Alumnus Award, Judge, Court of the Common Pleas of Berks County, 1972 School of Law graduate
  • Brian K. Parker, Outstanding Achievement Award, Managing partner, McGuireWoods LLP, 1993 School of Law graduate
  • Marie Milie Jones, Meritorious Service Award, Founding partner, JonesPassodelis, PLLC, Chairman of Duquesne University Board of Directors, 1987 School of Law Graduate.

Harvard law graduate Sean Carter, founder of Lawpsided Seminars, will deliver the keynote address at the dinner. During his 10 years of legal practice, Carter focused on corporate securities and mergers and acquisitions with clients including GNC, J. Crew and Safelite Auto Glass.

Carter began his career as a "humorist at law" in 2002, and delivers his continuing legal education seminars with a healthy dose of humor. He presents programs on legal ethics, stress management and legal marketing to law firms, state and local bar associations, and law schools across the nation. Carter is the author of If It Does Not Fit, Must You Acquit? Your Humorous Guide To The Law and a syndicated legal humor column.

When: Friday, April 20, from 6:30 to 9 p.m.

Where: The Power Center Ballroom, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Duquesne University

Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic research universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. The University is nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review for its rich academic programs in nine schools of study for nearly 10,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and by the Washington Monthly for service and contributing to students' social mobility. Duquesne is a member of the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for its contributions to Pittsburgh and communities around the globe. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges acknowledge Duquesne's commitment to sustainability.