Alumni Make A Splash

Jenica Cassidy (‘14) was a graduate fellow at the ABA Commission on Law and Aging. She researched the practice of restoration of rights and termination of adult guardianship across the U.S.  The project included an analysis of case law and literature, a national questionnaire of judges and  attorneys, and interviews with the guardianship community. More good news!  Jenica has joined the Chernack Elder Law Firm in Maryland.

Devon Green (‘06) won a Vermont Medical Society’s Leadership Award for her work on a nationwide class-action lawsuit that challenged  Medicare’s “improvement standard.”  This standard had resulted in denials of care to Medicare beneficiaries who needed services, but could not demonstrate their condition would improve.  Thousands of patients will benefit from Devon’s work.

Lauren Johnson Hartsmith (’14) writes:  I work with the federal Office for Human Research Protection, part of the Department of Health and Human Services.  We are revising the human subjects protections regulations, which govern the ethical review process and ethical standards under which certain types of research activities involving humans can happen.

Lauren Karp (‘14) is an associate with Franchelle Millender, a Certified Elder Law Attorney in Columbia, S.C., who writes: We are so pleased to have Lauren with us.  She will be a real asset to the firm. Thanks for heading her our way.

Angela Kreinbrink (‘06) practices elder law and estate planning and administration in High Point, N.C.  She became a named partner with her firm: McAllister, Aldridge & Kreinbrink.

Natalie Miller (‘04) is the president of the N.C. chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.  She practices in Mooresville.

Tiffany Tyler (‘13) is now an Assistant Clerk of Court in Buncombe County, N.C. (Asheville), in the Estates Division.

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