The accomplishments, milestones, awards and news of UConn School of Law alumni:
Stephen B. Goddard ’71, who ran a solo practice in Hartford and served on the board of the Hartford Public Library for more than 30 years, died on November 4, 2019. Read his obituary.
Robert F. Peters '68, a partner at Devlin, Peters and Tarpey who served on the Board of Education in Somers, Connecticut, died on Oct. 27, 2019. Read his obituary.
Laurence H. Freiheit '74 has published his second book, a biography of Gen. Joseph Mansfield titled, "Major General Joseph King Fenno Mansfield: A Soldier from Beginning To End." His first book was "Boots and Saddles: Calvary During the Maryland Campaign of September 1862."
Five UConn Law alumni are among a group of 20 former LeClairRyan attorneys hired by Barclay Damon LLP: Charles Andres '84, Deke Bowerman '75, Nic Ferland '92, Jake Pylman '11, and Shaleem Yaqoob LLM '14, JD '16. They will work in the firm's New Haven office. LeClairRyan announced in August 2019 that it was dissolving.
Kevin Kane '68 will retire as Connecticut's chief state's attorney. He will step down in November, after serving for 13 years, the longest tenure of a Connecticut chief state's attorney since the position was established in 1973. Kane worked as a legal aid lawyer before becoming a prosecutor in 1972. He was appointed state's attorney in New London in 1995 and chief state's attorney in 2006.
Richard F. Luebeck, who worked at The Hartford for 33 years, died on August 26, 2019. Read his obituary.
Edward Loughlin '62, who spent most of his career in private practice in Wallingford, Connecticut, died on August 8, 2019. Read his obituary.
Thomas G. West '69, who was appointed to the Connecticut Appellate Court in 2002, died July 26, 2019. Read his obituary.
Sutherland Denlinger '68, a former United States Army captain and longtime zoning specialist lawyer, died on May 15, 2019. Read his obituary.
Thomas B. Wilson '67, a U.S. Air Force veteran and longtime New London lawyer, died on May 1, 2019. Read his obituary.