LL.M. Class Notes
Larry Foust (J.D. ’78 ) of Jenkens & Gilchrist in Houston was named “Outstanding Hospital Lawyer—2005” in the July/August issue of Nightingale’s Healthcare News. The publication last year named Foust the “Outstanding Physician Lawyer—2004.” He also was recognized in 2003 and 2004 by Texas Monthly magazine as a “Texas Superlawyer” and in 2005 by Chambers USA as one of “America’s Leading Business Lawyers.”
The Honorable Richard H. Mills is a senior U.S. District Judge (CD IL) who continues to carry a partial load of trial court cases and sits by designation on U.S. Courts of Appeal around the country. He has sat with the Fifth, Sixth, Eighth, Tenth, Eleventh, and Federal Circuits. As a retired Major General, Judge Mills remains active in military affairs and attended the NATO Congress of Reserve Officers in Ghent, Belgium, in August.
The Honorable Alex M. Sanders, Jr., former lawmaker and president of the College of Charleston, delivered the commencement address to the Citadel’s College of Graduate and Professional Studies. Sanders also received an honorary doctorate of humanities.
Indiana Chief Justice Randall T. Shepard has received the 2005 American Inns of Court Professionalism Award for the Seventh Circuit. The Circuit Professionalism Award is presented to honor a senior practicing judge or lawyer whose life and practice display sterling character and unquestioned integrity, coupled with ongoing dedications to the highest standards of the legal profession.
Judge Chris W. Altenbernd of the Second District Court of Appeal in Tampa, FL, has been selected as a Trustee of the American Inns of Court Foundation. He began serving a four-year term as an At-Large Trustee on July 1.
Nathalie Collard married Stanford K. McCoy (J.D. ’98) on September 4, 2004, in Collard’s hometown of Lewarde, France. The couple lives in Washington, DC.
The Honorable Janice Rogers Brown was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as a judge for the District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals.