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Manfred W. Leckszas has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2003-2004 for his significant contributions in the area of maritime law. He is one of only 5,787 lawyers who have been listed in Best Lawyers for 10 years or more. Leckszas practices with Ober Kaler PC in Baltimore, MD.


In 1996 Robert H. Grogan retired as senior vice president and general counsel of Republic National Bank of Miami after 35 years practicing law with some of the largest banks, business corporations, and law firms in New York, Chicago, and Miami. He enjoyed the challenges and diversity of a consulting practice for four years before returning to full time employment again—this time with Broward County (FL) Legal Aid Service, where he administers the program. (See his letter in InBox)


James G. Apple has been selected for inclusion in the 2003 Who's Who in America. He is the founder, chairman of board, and president of the International Judicial Academy, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit institution dedicated to providing educational programs for judges, court administrators, and legal professionals from other countries to promote the rule of law and spread of democracy around the world.

MillerFrank B. Miller III has been named in The Best Lawyers in America 2003-2004, one of only 5,787 lawyers who have been listed in Best Lawyers for 10 years or more. Miller practices in the business and professional litigation practice group of Sands, Anderson, Marks & Miller PC in Richmond, VA. He has been practicing law for more than 35 years and has tried hundreds of cases before judges and juries at every level of Virginia's state and federal courts.



David O. Whittemore writes that he recently took "a delightful two-week trip" from Memphis, TN, through the mid-South, including Vicksburg and Natchez in Mississippi, Alabama, and New Orleans.


Gary B. Garofalo was inducted as a "Knight of Honor" into Notre Dame High School in West Haven, CT, on November 2. The Knights of Honor Dinner was established in 1986 as a way to pay tribute to and preserve the memory of individuals who have brought distinction to Notre Dame High School by making a contribution to the school community or have lived the ideals of the "Notre Dame Code."

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1968 Reunion Year

Donald C. Greenman has been honored in The Best Lawyers in America 2003-2004 for his contributions in the area of maritime law. Best Lawyers has listed him every year since 1989. Greenman focuses on admiralty matters and general litigation, commercial transactions, and international law issues in his practice at Ober Kaler PC in Baltimore, MD. He has served as editor of American Maritime Cases since 1993.

John Ridley reports that he recently changed law firms. He now co-chairs the labor and employment practice group at Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP in Florham Park, NJ.


Vinny Giles is still playing golf and competing in tournaments. Thirty years after winning the United States Amateur championship, and 25 years after winning the British Amateur, Giles advanced to the quarterfinals of the USGA Senior Amateur championship, reported the Jacksonville Times-Union on October 2.

Guy E. O'Brien specializes in the defense of capital cases as the senior attorney in the Los Angeles County Alternate Public Defender's Office in Pasadena, CA.

Peter Stackhouse and his wife Carol welcomed their eighth child, Graham, in August 2002, just days after their oldest, Chad, took the Virginia Bar Exam. "Graham's arrival was another nail in the coffin of any early retirement plans," Peter writes.

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