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Alumni News Recap: October 2014

Three more Regent University School of Law alumni have been appointed to judgeships, bringing the total number of Regent Law alumni currently serving on the bench to 28. Read the full story.

Lindsey Bachman ('09) has joined Murphy, Taylor, Siemens & Elliot as an attorney.

Kerriel Bailey ('08) was selected as the 2014 Champion for Children in the legal field.

Timothy Creed ('08) has joined the Coleman Law Group.

Kristy Mutchler was hired as the Strategic Partnerships Liaison by the Kansas Department for Children and Families.

Ginger Poynter ('03) is  running for District Judge in Baldwin County, AL. Poynter will face off against sitting Baldwin County District Judge Michelle Thomason in the November election.

Wise attorney Charles H. "Chuck" Slemp III on Tuesday announced his intention to seek the local Republican party nomination to become the next commonwealth's attorney in Wise County pending the determination of a special election for the office. Read the full story.

Jeremy Tedesco
 ('04), the senior attorney on an Idaho case about jailed pastors refusing to perform same-sex marriages, was recenly quoted in the news.

Wayne S. Wallace
 ('13) is now an Immigration Case Manager at IBM at Experis.

Brian Walsh 
('00) will be speaking at The Regent Federalist Society Alumni Chapter Breakfast on November 15 at 8 am at the Mayflower hotel in Washington, DC. (Contact Professor Tessa Dysart to RSVP.)

Jesse Wiese ('11) published an article entitled, "I Was Free to Find Religion in Prison. Will the Supreme Court Protect That Freedom?"

Laura Zuber has joined the Solomon Law Group. Zuber handles family law, divorce, custody, wills and bankruptcy. 

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