Thursday April 1, 2010

April 2010 Alumni News

Roundup of news from alumni from around the country.

Wayne M. Ozzi '78 was nominated last month to the New York Court of Claims. He is currently the principal law clerk to New York Justice Robert J. Gigante, a position he has held since 2000.

Terry A. Moreland '83 has been promoted to the position of vice president of operations at FS Energy, LLC, the energy management subsidiary of Cooper Square Realty of New York. He was previously director of operations at the firm.

Tom Hurney '83 and Julia Hurney '85 are still living in Charleston, West Virginia, and Tom remains with Jackson Kelly PLLC, now running its litigation department. Grace is a sophomore at Concord University on the way to law school; Ellie will soon pick a college and UD is in the running; and Jack is running middle school track. Beginning with Charles "Ken" Surber '78 and Dave Barnette '79, Jackson Kelly continues to hire University of Dayton School of Law graduates, including two from the Class of 2009, Ryan Voelker and Roddy Stieger, and two more who are expected to join the firm in the fall.

Bernard Coates '85 was elected last November judge of the Court of Common Pleas of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. He took the bench on January 4, 2010.

David Dorton '01 was named a partner at Woof, Herron & Evans, which has offices in Cincinnati and Louisville. David, who joined the firm in 2000, is involved in all phases of the firm¿s IP practice, with a concentration in mechanical technologies.

Chaley Peelle Griffith '04 is co-chairing the annual Heroes of the American Red Cross fundraising campaign in Clinton County and Highland County, Ohio. Chaley is an attorney with Peelle Law Offices, L.P.A., which has offices in Wilmington and Hillsboro, Ohio.

Tyler Starline '04 was appointed to fill a vacancy on the Huber Heights, Ohio, city council. Tyler is an attorney with Finlay, Johnson & Beard of Xenia, Ohio.


Logan Starline, the husband of 2009 graduate Melissa Angst and the brother of 2004 graduate Tyler Starline, died unexpectedly on February 25, 2010. He was 27. Logan was employed at Rebuilding Together Dayton.

Send information for "Alumni Briefs" for the Dayton Docket and "Class Notes" for the Dayton Lawyer by contacting Bob Mihalek.