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Get ready for gala reunion weekend!
The 16th annual Treasure of Detroit Gala and reunion weekend, set from Sept. 27-29, will honor some of the legal community’s best and brightest.
This year’s reunion weekend will start with a reception on Friday, Sept. 27, which will be followed by a tailgate party and a Wayne State University football game as well as a tour of Detroit’s booming Midtown on Saturday, Sept. 28. That night, the Treasure of Detroit Gala, Wayne Law’s premier event to honor those who have made a lasting contribution to the practice of law and the growth and success of the Law School, will take place. The event will include a cocktail reception, silent auction, dinner and awards program.
On Sunday, Sept. 29, Dean Jocelyn Benson will host a send-off breakfast for alumni.
The classes of 1943, 1948, 1953, 1958, 1963, 1968, 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008 and 2013 will be specially honored this year.
Information regarding honorees and tickets for the event will be announced soon. Visit law.wayne.edu/alumni to get the latest news. Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Past Treasure of Detroit honorees include:
Professor and Associate Dean Frederica K. Lombard (1939-2011), Hon. Claudia House Morcom, ’56, George Peck, ’80, Ed Zelenak, ’77
James K. Robinson, ’68 (honored posthumously), David M. Hempstead, ’75, and A. Alfred Taubman
Dean A. Robb, '49, Joan Mahoney, '75, and Lawrence C. Mann, '80
George J. Bedrosian, ’59, Carl Ziemba, ’48 (honored posthumously), and Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Chief Justice Marilyn Kelly, ’71
John Collins Jr, '76, Hon. Jessica Cooper, '73, Cornelius Pitts, '64, and Georgia Clark
Elizabeth Phelps Hardy, '84, Hon. Damon J. Keith, LL.M., '56, and Steven I. Victor, '50
Eric Ersher, '94, David J. Galbenski, '93, LaRissa D. Hollingsworth, '03, Stephanie K. Hoos, '99, and Hon. Adam Shakoor, '76
Nancy J. Diehl, '78, Sherrie L. Farrell, Cynthia Faulhaber, '82, Prof. Janet Findlater, Aretha L. Glover, '97, Justice Marilyn Kelly, '71, and Eleanor “Coco” Siewert
Candyce Ewing Abbatt, '83, Hon. Nancy G. Edmunds, '76, Earle I. Erman, '74, Kevin I. Green, '84, Kathryn J. Humphrey, '80, Thomas G. Kienbaum, '68, William A. Sankbeil, '71, and I.W. Winsten, '79
Mathew T. Englebert, '97, Harvey S. Gettleson, '77, and James R. Lites, '78
Hon. Avern Cohn, Elliott S. Hall, '65, and Prof. Frederica K. Lombard
Eugene Driker, '61
Hon. Damon J. Keith, LL.M., '56
Hon. Patricia J. Boyle, '63, Christopher C. Nern, '72, and Hon. Dorothy Comstock Riley, '49