The accomplishments, milestones, awards and news of UConn School of Law alumni:
John F. Stafstrom, Jr. '81 was appointed to the board of directors of Lambda Legal, the nation’s first legal organization dedicated to achieving full equality for lesbian and gay people. Stafstrom is a member at Pullman & Comley, LLC, Bridgeport.
Eric J. Stockman '94 represented his firm at the Career Planning Center’s Spring Career Reception at the Law School. Stockman is a member at Neubert, Pepe & Monteith, P.C., New Haven.
Irene P. Jacobs '85 has been confirmed as a judge of the Connecticut Superior Court. She will serve on the G.A. 2, Bridgeport. Previously, Jacobs was a partner at Jacobs & Jacobs, LLC, New Haven.
Mark A. DuBois '77 and Leonard C. Boyle ’83 were panelists at “Ethics and Diversity,” an event sponsored by the Phi Delta Phi: Legal Honor Society and the South Asian Law Students Association at the Law School. DuBois, who served as Connecticut’s first chief disciplinary counsel from 2003-2011, is an attorney at Geraghty & Bonnano, LLC, New London. Boyle is a Connecticut deputy chief state’s attorney, Rocky Hill.
Steven A. Mirmina '92 is teaching a course on Outer Space Law at Georgetown Law School in Washington, DC. Mirmina is lead counsel at the International Law Division of NASA’s Office of the General Counsel, Washington, DC
James W. Abrams '88 was elected president of the Connecticut Judges Association. Abrams is a Connecticut Superior Court judge, New Britain.
Eliot D. Prescott '92 has been confirmed as a judge of the Connecticut Appellate Court. Prescott was most recently a Superior Court judge in New Britain.
Magdalena “Bessy” Reyna '82 was featured in UConn Magazine’s Portraits of Strength feature. Reyna, a poet and activist who was born in Cuba and raised in Panama, maintains a website at http://www.bessyreyna.com.
Steven B. Malech '95 was named chair of the Wiggin & Dana LLP’s Probate Litigation Practice. Malech is a partner at the firm’s New York office.