Class of 1978

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Paul H. Amundsen has been appointed to the board of directors of Historic Red Clay Valley, Inc., owner and operator of the Wilmington & Western Railroad. The railroad began operations in 1872. Now, it is a an historic, heritage railroad and popular tourist attraction that operates between Wilmington and Hockessin, Delaware. The company's mission is to preserve and interpret the natural, cultural and railroad heritage of northern Delaware. During warm weather months the railroad operates heritage steam and diesel passenger trains. Paul lives in Delaware and teaches Business Law and Business Ethics at Trident University International. Posted 4.20.23


Paul H. Amundsen organized a day of baseball at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia on August 1, 2019, giving a group of eight wheelchair-bound veterans an opportunity to see the visiting San Francisco Giants play the Philadelphia Phillies. This effort was organized in conjunction with Amundsen's work with the Newark, DE Elks Lodge. He is a longtime Elks member and a strong supporter of veteran-outreach initiatives. Amundsen is a part-time faculty member at Trident University International, where he teaches Business Ethics and Business Law. He has practiced law for more than 35 years, focusing on environmental law, health care law and government regulation. Posted 9.5.19

Martha H. Chumbler was named chair of the American Bar Association Section of State and Local Government Law. Chumbler is of counsel at Carlton Fields in Tallahassee. Posted 9.4.19


Kristine "Kris" E. Knab passed away on July 19, 2018, after a two and a half year fight with pancreatic cancer. She is the recipient of the Exemplary Public Service Career Award for her decades of service at Legal Services of North Florida, Inc. (LSNF), where she worked from 1978 until retiring in 2016. Posted 7.31.18

C. H. Hunter, III, of Hill Ward Henderson in Tampa, has been named the 2018 Trial Lawyer of the Year by the Florida Chapters American Board of Trial Advocates (FLABOTA). He was presented with the award at the 21st Annual FLABOTA Conference on July 21 in Boca Raton. Hunter was honored for his excellent advocacy, distinguished career, superb reputation of high ethics and fair play, and participation in outstanding results. His practice emphasizes the defense of medical negligence cases, as well as legal professional liability, sexual abuse, and drug and medical device litigation. Posted 7.31.18