Class of 1981

View your classmates' news and accomplishments by selecting your graduation year! The most recent class notes entries appear first on each page. If you have anything that you would like to include as a class note, you may submit a class note online or contact Becky Shepherd.

Jim Towey headshotJim Towey recently published a book, To Love and Be Loved: A Personal Portrait of Mother Teresa (Simon & Schuster). Towey served as legal counsel and friend to the saint during the last 12 years of her life, and he has written her biography. He continues to provide pro bono legal assistance to her Missionaries of Charity and its 46 missions in the United States, as well as its Calcutta headquarters. Posted 1.27.23


Albert C. Penson passed away on March 21, 2018, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was an attorney in Tallahassee for more than 30 years. Posted 4.5.18


kent_frederick_web.jpgFrederick H. Kent, III, a shareholder at Marks Gray, P.A. in Jacksonville, was recognized as one of the 2018 Best Lawyers in America. He also was selected as a 2017 Florida Super Lawyer. He practices in the areas of commercial real estate and secured/real estate lending. Posted 8.21.17