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C. Wade Cooper ’78

C. Wade Cooper, an attorney in the Austin office of Jackson Walker, is included in the 2014 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, called by Corporate Counsel magazine “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.” 

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David R. Cassidy ’78

David R. Cassidy in the Baton Rouge office of law firm Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, LLP has double honors: a listing in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business for Louisiana and selection by his peers for The Best Lawyers in America for 2013. Tax law is his specialty.

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Milam (Randy) Pharo ’77

Milam (Randy) Pharo has joined Davis Graham & Stubbs, LLP in Denver as Of Counsel in the firm’s natural resources department. His practice focuses on oil and gas, public lands and corporate law. Previously he was senior vice president and general counsel at SM Energy Company and vice president, general

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Susan Mead ’77

Susan Mead, an attorney in the Dallas office of Jackson Walker, is one of the best in the city according to the May 13, 2013, issue of D Magazine’s “Best Lawyers in Dallas.”

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Craig L. Massey ’77

Craig L. Massey (J.D. ’83) is a senior vice president and private wealth advisor in the Houston office of Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management and one of America’s Top 1,000 Advisors in Barron’s annual list. Selection factors include assets under management, revenue produced for the firm and quality of service

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Rev. G. Mackey Yokem ’76

The Rev. G. Mackey Yokem is an alumnus of Hendrix College in Conway, AR, and one of six new members of the Hendrix board of trustees. His current appointment is as executive director of mission and ministry for the Arkansas Annual Conference. From 2007 to 2013 he served as superintendent

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Hubert Crouch ’76

Hubert Crouch, a founding partner of the Dallas litigation boutique firm Crouch & Ramey, LLP, has written a well-received legal thriller, Cried For No One, edited by Skip Hollandsworth of Texas Monthly magazine. He taught in the Communications Studies department in SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts for 2.5  years

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John Samuel Tieman ’75

John Samuel Tieman, Ph.D., (M.A. ’79) has written a chapter, “Shame on You, Child: On Shaming, Educational Psychology and Teacher Education,” for a new book, The Uses of Psychoanalysis in Working with Children’s Emotional Lives (Rowman and Littlefield). He also has an article in the spring issue of Schools: Studies

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Patrick (Pat) Yack ’74

Patrick (Pat) Yack has been named to the Digital Advisory Council for PBS, a national group that advises PBS on a variety of digital initiatives.

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Patrick F. McManemin ’74

Patrick F. McManemin (J.D. ’77) has joined Thompson & Knight, LLP law firm as a partner in the trial practice group. With more than 30 years of experience representing clients in jury trials and commercial arbitrations in a wide range of industries, he has tried cases in state and federal

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