Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Class Notes

 Alyssa Colbert and Greg Barrett

Alyssa Colbert ’17 was married to Gregory Barrett in June.



Deanna Parrish

Deanna Parrish ’16 is spending the fall of 2016 working with the Center for Conflict Resolution in Chicago as a legal fellow, where she will be doing mediation and dispute resolution work in the context of juvenile diversion and family law disputes.


Elliott Whyte


Lyndsey Whyte ’16, and husband Oliver, welcomed daughter Elliott Louise Whyte on May 23.



Last spring, Natalie Jay ’15 was named a cap and contract specialist for the Brooklyn Nets after serving as a law clerk for U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit in St. Louis, MO.


Daniel Doktori“I said goodbye to my beloved start-up clients at WilmerHale,” writes Daniel Doktori ’13, “and joined a startup of my own called Credly ( where I am the chief of staff and general counsel. Credly is the leading digital credential service provider. Digital credentials are verified, portable and data-rich representations of demonstrated skills and earned certifications (translation: if you pass a test or complete a course or earn a certification, that achievement can be presented in a standard digital format that you can present on your LinkedIn profile or your personal website or sent via email, among many other uses; organizations can discover, engage and evaluate individuals on the basis of these digital credentials). On the personal front, I moved to Boston to be closer to the HNMCP mothership and to one special alumna of the program in particular—Sarah Paige ’15”


Claire Hankin


Claire Hankin ’13 got married this past August to Taylor Curtice Wray.  She is currently a litigation associate in the White Plains office of Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker.


Kristi Jobson's Daughter


Kristi Jobson ’12, husband Brian, and big brother Declan welcomed Ronana Oisin Conroy into the world this past spring.





This past August Dave Baron ’09 published Pembroke: A Rural, Black Community on the Illinois Dunes. Prof. Alvin B. Tillery, Jr. of Northwestern University calls it, “A must read for anyone interested in understanding the roots of the racial gaps that plague post-Civil Rights America.”


Matt Smith


Matt Chen-Smith ’05, his wife Cindy, and big brother Asher welcomed the newest addition to their family, Ava Rae, this past July.