MichelleWylam has been busy wearingmultiple hats helping run studio503, LLC, whichmade the Inc. 5000 2021 Fastest-Growing Private Companies inAmerica list, coming in at #43 nationally and #1 inMinnesota. Her daughter Lexi started her sophomore year at Purdue. Congratulations,Michelle! Class of 2009
litigation gig at 3M in November. Congratulations Trammargren Family! Jeffrey Klobucar (pictured below) has been elected chair of the Hennepin County Bar Association Bankruptcy Section. Jeff is a shareholder at Bassford Remele (Minneapolis), where he represents commercial creditors in bankruptcy cases, as well as other federal and state court litigation and appellate matters.
After shifting intomarketing consulting a few years back, Phyllis Mma has now transitioned into being a photographer! Phyllis is still consulting, but focusing on growing her photography business,Mei Mei Photography, www.meimeiphotos.com. Consider booking her for your next photo session! LucasWilson joined Collins, Buckley, Sauntry &Haugh, P.L.L.P. in July. His practice focuses on criminal defense, family law, and representing businesses and individuals in complexmatters. Lucas and his wife Jamie (+3 girls) are adding on to their home to potentially adopt or foster someday. Congratulations to Mike Boulette , who is now a Fellow in the AmericanAcademy of Matrimonial Lawyers. AAML Fellows are highly skilled negotiators and litigators who represent individuals in all facets of family law.Mike practices at Taft (Minneapolis). Amanda Lorentz is nowCorporate Innovation Counsel for theMergers &Acquisitions/Private Equity practice group at Orrick, Herrington and Sutcliffe (Minneapolis). MikieshaMayes (picturedbelow) is nowVice President of Human Resources at Novocardia. Kiesha “serves as a strategic partner responsible for leadingNovocardia’s human capital agenda, including talent acquisition, alignment and successionplanning; leadership development; culture, diversity, equity and inclusion; andhuman resources operations.” Leadon, Kiesha!
alumni on the district court bench in Iowa. Judge Heavens serves in District 1 (Northeast Iowa) and Judge Sandy serves in District 3 (Northwest Iowa) (picturedbelow).
Send your 2009 class notes and photos to Lisa Thimjon (Lmthimjon@gmail.com).
Rachel Beithon was promoted to Senior Product Manager at Thomson Reuters, where she supports development of Litigation Analytics onWestlaw Edge. It brings together AI capabilities, combinedwithWestlaw’s history of editorial excellence, to surface analytics around key participants and data in litigation. Nate Dahl still runs Meshbesher & Spence’s St. Cloud office and lives nearby with Jessica and their two girls. Nate stays busy with his personal injury practice and remodeling a hobby farmand future event center. In his “spare” time, Nate coaches wrestling and mock trial at the local schools and pines for Michael Kemp to finally visit himand drop in unannounced to see Boe and Casey Piras down the street. Congratulations to Patrick O‘Shaughnessy on the opening of O’Shaughnessy Distilling Co.! Theirs is the first American whiskey to bemade in the Irish style. The distillery is located inMinneapolis’ Prospect Park and neighbors Surly Brewing Co. Class of 2010 Send your 2010 class notes and photos to Meghann Kantke or Garin Strobl (ustlaw2010@ gmail.com). Greetings, Class of 2010! We hope you are well and we miss seeing you. Thanks for the updates and don’t forget – we love to hear what’s going on with you, even if it is just a “hey, I’m alive” and not a major life event. Send us those “updates,” too!
Congratulations to Zaylore Stout , author of Our Gay History in 50 States, for being recognized by the Independent Publisher Book Awards. The book won in the “History – Oversized” category. Zaylore is the owner of Zaylore Stout &Associates, with a practice focused on employment law. Congratulations to Alyssa Troje (picturedbelow) for being included inMinnesota Lawyer’s POWER 30 in Construction and Real Estate Law. Alyssa practices at Fredrikson & Byron (Minneapolis).
Veronica Salsbury and husband Mark welcomed baby Victoria Grace (pictured below) into the world on June 28, 2020. In July 2021, Veronica joined Fredrikson & Byron as an officer in the corporate group. Congratulations, Veronica!
ChristopherWheaton (pictured below) is now the Director of Global Privacy for LivaNova, a medical devicemanufacturer. The company develops devices used for cardiac surgery and neuromodulation.
We continue to be in awe of all that this class continues to accomplish and contribute.We hope to hear more fromyou all soon. Class of 2011 Send your 2011 class notes and photos to Amanda Crain or Pamela Steinle at (ust2011classnotes@ gmail.com). We hope this edition finds you healthy! The Class of 2011 celebrates 10 years – may you find time to connect with classmates this month to relive a few of your favorite law school memories!
Congratulations to John Sandy who was sworn in as an Iowa district court judge. John and classmate Al Heavens are the only UST Law
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