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  • In Memoriam: Lovida H. Coleman, Jr.

    Lovida H. Coleman Jr. passed away on January 5. She was 68.

    Ms. Coleman received her bachelor's degree from Harvard University in 1972 and her law degree in 1975 from Yale University. In Washington, D.C., she had been a partner at the law firm of Sutherland ...

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  • In Memoriam: Geoffrey C. Hazard, Jr.

    In Memoriam:  Geoffrey C. Hazard, Jr.

    Geoffrey C. Hazard, Jr., Director Emeritus of The American Law Institute and one of the most brilliant legal scholars and teachers of his generation, died on January 11. He was 88.

    One of the nation’s foremost authorities on professional ethics, trial practice, and civil procedure, Professor Hazard ...

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  • In Memoriam: William Schwartz

    William Schwartz passed away on December 20. He was 84.

    Before his passing, Mr. Schwartz served as Counsel for Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft in New York City.

    Upon graduating from Boston University School of Law, Mr. Schwartz joined the faculty and eventually became dean. The law school’s ...

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  • In Memoriam: Winter 2017

    ALI regularly reports on the passing of members in its quarterly newsletter, The ALI Reporter. Below is the In Memoriam section from the Winter 2017 edition.

    Elected Members
    Arthur W. Lefco – Philadelphia, PA
    James M. O’Fallon – Eugene, OR

    Life Members
    J. Sherman McLaughlin – Pittsburgh, PA
    Karla W ...

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  • In Memoriam: Arthur W. Lefco

    Arthur W. Lefco passed away on October 5. He was 71.

    Mr. Lefco served as associate and partner at Mesirov, Gelman, Jaffe, Cramer & Jamieson from 1975 to 1994. He was a shareholder at Sherr, Joffe & Zuckerman P.C. from 1994 to 1998, and was a senior ...

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