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College of Law

Florida State University

 

Class of 1979

Congratulations to the following alumni on their accomplishments! You can submit a class note online.
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George H. Sheldon passed away on August 23, 2018. He was chief executive officer of Our Kids of Miami-Dade/Monroe, a children's services agency for children in South Florida. Sheldon was a leading advocate for the welfare of children. He had a long career in public service, which included serving in the Florida House of Representatives, as secretary of the Florida Department of Children and Families, as acting assistant secretary at the Administration for Children and Families within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and as director of the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services. Posted 9.5.18


Terry E. LewisTerry E. Lewis was named the 2019 Environmental Law Lawyer of the Year in West Palm Beach by Best Lawyers in America. He also was named one of the 2019 Best Lawyers in America in the area of environmental litigation. He is a shareholder at Lewis, Longman & Walker, P.A. in West Palm Beach. Posted 8.27.18





Steven W. Johnson passed away on August 10, 2018. He held various roles including assistant state attorney, senior attorney for the Florida Real Estate Commission and lead appraisal attorney for the Florida Real Estate Appraisal Board. Posted 8.27.18


Alaine S. WilliamsAlaine S. Williams, a partner at Willig, Williams & Davidson in Philadelphia, has been named to the 2019 edition of Best Lawyers in America. Williams practices labor and employment law, representing public sector labor unions and protecting the rights of workers. Posted 8.27.18





William M. SmithWilliam M. Smith was featured in Forbes. He is the managing director of CBIZ MHM's National Tax Office in their Bethesda, MD office. He consults nationally on a broad range of tax services, including foreign and domestic transactional tax planning for corporations, partnerships, LLCs and individuals, such as mergers and acquisitions, domestic and international restructuring of businesses and investments, and negotiating partnership and other transactions. Posted 10.4.17



Terry E. LewisTerry E. Lewis was named the 2018 Environmental Litigation Lawyer of the Year in West Palm Beach by Best Lawyers in America. He also was named one of the 2018 Best Lawyers in America in the areas of environmental law and environmental litigation. He is a shareholder at Lewis, Longman & Walker, P.A. in West Palm Beach.  Posted 9.5.17





Anne LongmanAnne Longman, a shareholder at Lewis, Longman & Walker, P.A. in Tallahassee, was selected as one of the 2018 Best Lawyers in America for environmental law and environmental litigation. Posted 9.5.17






Melanie A. Hines, a partner at Berger Singerman LLP in Tallahassee, has been named to the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers in America for administrative/regulatory and white collar litigation. She focuses her practice in the areas of white collar criminal defense, administrative law and civil litigation. Posted 8.18.17


Alaine S. WilliamsAlaine S. Williams, a partner at Willig, Williams & Davidson in Philadelphia, has been named to the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers in America. She has been recognized for more than 15 years for employment and labor law. Williams practices labor and employment law, representing public sector labor unions and protecting the rights of workers. Posted 8.18.17