May 21, 2013
Three Oregon Law alumni honored at LCBA Spring Bash
Three University of Oregon School of Law alumni were honored recently at the Lane County Bar Association's annual Spring Bash and Awards Presentation, held in Eugene at the Lane Community College Downtown Center for Meeting and Learning.
The Honorable Eveleen Henry '85 received the Distinguished Service Award. The award honors an individual who has provided extraordinary service to the legal profession and the people of Lane County. Judge Henry has served on the Lane County Circuit Court bench since 1995 and is currently the Juvenile Court Judge. Judge Henry worked at Oregon Law for several years before deciding to become a student. Following her matriculation at Oregon Law, she practiced workers' compensation law before being appointed to the bench. Judge Henry sits on the boards of directors for Food for Lane County and the Oregon Breast Cancer Coalition.
Frank C. Gibson '79 received the Joseph M. Kosydar Award for Professionalism. Established in memory of a long-time Lane County deputy district attorney who passed away in 1997, the award honors the professionalism and civility exemplified by Kosydar. Gibson is the president and managing shareholder for the Eugene law firm Hutchinson, Cox, Coons, Orr & Sherlock P.C.
Lynn Shepard '79 received the Andrew Clement Pro Bono Award. The award honors an individual who has provided exceptional service to persons of limited means. Shephard, of Shepard Law Offices in Eugene, is a member of the boards for numerous nonprofits, including: Lane County Law and Advocacy, Halfway House Services, Community Mediation Services, and the Advisory Board for Lane County Family Mediation.
Congratulations to these three very deserving Oregon Law alumni.