Class of 1991

You can now view your classmates' news and accomplishments online! Click your graduation year below to see class notes, with the most recent entries appearing first. 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.

William "Bill" R. Lewis is now a fellow of the American College of Coverage Counsel (ACCC), the preeminent association which represents the interests of insurers and policyholders in disputes arising out of insurance policies. Posted 9.10.21

 

Gordon A. Dieterle was sworn in as president of the South Palm Beach County Bar Association by the Honorable Louis Delgado on May 15, 2021. Posted 5.24.21

Gordon A. Dieterle was re-appointed by Governor Ron DeSantis to serve another four-year term on the 15th Judicial Nominating Commission for Palm Beach County, with the new term running through July 1, 2024. Dieterle was also selected to be vice chair of the 15th Judicial Nominating Commission, effective July 1, 2020. Dieterle is a partner at The Law Offices of Peter M. Feaman, P.A. in Boynton Beach, Florida. Posted 4.1.21

Elizabeth Siano Harris was awarded a Florida Bar Pro Bono Award for the 18th Judicial Circuit. Harris practices at Harris Appellate Law Office, handling both state and federal appeals throughout the State of Florida. Posted 1.20.21

Gordon A. Dieterle was sworn in as president-elect of the South Palm Beach County Bar Association by the Honorable Charles Burton on May 16, 2020. Dieterle is a partner at The Law Offices of Peter M. Feaman, P.A. in Boynton Beach, Florida. Posted 6.23.20

The Honorable Nina Ashenafi-Richardson was quoted in the Florida Bar News article titled, "Drug Courts Scramble to Keep Participants on the Path to Graduation." Posted 5.12.20

 

The Honorable Nina Ashenafi-Richardson will be the featured speaker at FSU’s fall commencement ceremony on Saturday morning, December 14, 2019. Ashenafi-Richardson has served as a judge in the Leon County Court system since 2008 and was the recipient of the 2019 Distinguished Judicial Service Award presented by the Florida Supreme Court and The Florida Bar. Posted 12.12.19

 

delacabada_ramon_web.jpgRamon de la Cabada was named one of Florida’s top criminal defense lawyers in Florida Trend's Legal Elite for the eleventh year in a row. He is a defense attorney at The Law Office of Ramon de la Cabada, P.A. in Miami. Posted 9.6.19

 

Castor_Kathy.jpgKatherine "Kathy" A. Castor was named chair of the newly created Select Committee on the Climate Crisis in December 2018. The committee is a bipartisan group of U.S. House representatives charged with developing a comprehensive policy report and proposals to reduce carbon pollution and promoting a clean energy economy. Posted 5.2.19

 

Brett "Ben" A. Rogers is now the general counsel of Primerica, Inc. in Duluth, GA. He previously practiced at Rogers & Hardin, LLP in Atlanta for 28 years. Posted 5.2.19

Kenneth E. Lawson will serve as executive director of the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. He was appointed by Governor-elect Ron DeSantis. Lawson is currently the president and chief executive officer of VISIT FLORIDA. Posted 12.19.18

Kenneth E. Lawson was named the cryptocurrency advisor for Florida by chief financial officer Jimmy Patronis. In this role, he will lead efforts to identity a cryptocurrency chief and collaborate with stakeholders to ensure innovation and economic development are at the forefront, while getting ahead of potential fraud. Lawson is the president and chief executive officer of VISIT FLORIDA. Posted 8.13.18

delacabada_ramon_web.jpgRamon de la Cabada taught two courses, one on cross examinations and another on all aspects of litigation, to prosecutors and private attorneys in Buenos Aires and Neuquen, Argentina for the Latin American Academy of Civil and Criminal Litigation. He is a defense attorney at The Law Office of Ramon de la Cabada, P.A. in Miami. Posted 4.12.18

 

Matthew R. Cohen is an equal opportunity officer at the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs and Professional Standards in Broward County. He helps to enforce Broward County's Human Rights Act and Fair Housing laws. He also regularly speaks on enforcement of civil rights laws and he recently attended the bi-annual National Fair Housing Conference at the HUD headquarters in Washington, D.C. He previously served as a senior assistant county attorney in Broward County, Charlotte County assistant county attorney, and most recently, as general counsel to Geoskope International in Los Angeles, CA. Posted 12.11.17
 

dahl_janicejoyce_web.jpgJanice Joy Dahl received the 2017 Pro Bono Attorney of the Year award by the Community Legal Services of Mid Florida for pro bono service to widows and orphansShe practices family law at Dahl Family Law Group in Clermont. Posted 10.4.17

 

delacabada_ramon_web.jpgRamon de la Cabada was retained by Organization of America to train anti-corruption prosecutors in Honduras on advocacy skills. He was a panel member in "De-biasing Jurors, Judges, Prosecutors, and Ourselves: Acknowledging & Shaping the Role of Race" at a National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers conference on jury selection in New Orleans, LA in March. He is a defense attorney at The Law Office of Ramon de la Cabada, P.A. in Miami. Posted 5.8.17

 

Kenneth E. Lawson is now the president and chief executive officer of VISIT FLORIDA. He is the former director for the state Department of Business and Professional Regulation. Posted 2.20.17

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