Law, College of



Date of this Version

Fall 2012

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Copyright © 2012, The Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska.


Dean’s Message 2

Faculty Updates

Profile: Rob Denicola 4

Potuto Gives Chancellor’s Distinguished Lecture 6

Faculty Notes 8

Berger Receives Tenure 15

Schutz Granted Tenure 21

Shoemaker Joins Faculty 28

Stohs Opens Entrepreneurship Clinic 29

Thimmesch Joins Faculty 30

Feature: Client Counseling Competition Champions 31

Around the College

Bresel Experiences on Capitol Hill 38

Externships 39

Department of Defense Externship 42

Hilgers Joins Career Services 44

Big Ten Law Deans Meet at College 45

Karlan Delivers Lane Lecture 46

Laurin Lectures on Roberts Court 48

Admissions Report 50

Baughman Joins Admissions Office 52

Student Accolades 53

Students Volunteer at Voices of Hope 55

Allen Moot Court Competition 55

Graduation & Family Traditions 56

Our Alumni

Herb Knudsen: Milkweed Mogul 61

Alumni Council Awards Pictorial 64

AlumNotes 70

In Memoriam 77

Annual Report 88

SCT Alumni Gather 100

Union Bank Dedication Pictorial 101

Kimberly Hyde Practices in American Samoa 102

Calendar 104


Dean: Susan Poser


Alan H. Frank, Professor of Law

Molly M. Brummond, ’03, Director of Communications & Alumni Relations

Student Editors

Catherine Cano, ’12

Emily Rose, ’12


Tasha Everman, ’02, Assistant Dean of Career Services

Joel Fulton, '13

Angie Hohensee, Senior Director of Development

Lori Petersen, Alumni Relations Events and Communications Specialist

Tracy Warren, ’03, Assistant Dean of Admissions

Jacob Zlomke

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Craig Chandler, University Communications

Bambi King, Nebraska Law

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