Heidi W. Isenhart, a partner with the law firm of ShuffieldLowman, has been named one of the 50 Top Women Lawyers in Florida by Super Lawyers.
Super Lawyers, owned by Thomson Reuters, recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal practice. The selection process is multi-phased and rigorous. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with third-party research and validation of the attorney's professional accomplishments.
Isenhart was named by Super Lawyers as one the top 50 women lawyers in the state. In addition, she is one of only three elder law attorneys (male or female) to make the statewide Super Lawyers list from the Orlando area. Isenhart has been named to the Super Lawyer’s list each year since 2011. In addition to elder law, Isenhart also practices in Medicaid planning, guardianship, probate and trust administration, probate and guardianship litigation, estate planning and special-needs trusts.
Brian Cannon '83 MS JOURN
Cannon has moved from Honolulu to Southern California. He was previously Assistant Professor and Chair of the Multimedia Programs at Hawai‘i Pacific University in Honolulu and is now an Associate Professor in the Department of Journalism and Integrated Media at Biola University, a Christian university in La Mirada, Calif, which is located a little north of Anaheim.
"I believe the position at Biola is a special opportunity for me to enjoy teaching, to hopefully make a positive contribution here, and to continue to grow spiritually and personally," stated Cannon.
Heidi W. Isenhart, a partner with the law firm of ShuffieldLowman, was recently selected as 2014 Legal Elite attorneys by Florida Trend magazine.
Meghan O’Kelly was recently named the Young Professional of the Year by the Public Relations Society of America Chicago at the annual Skyline Awards Gala.
Ted Land will be joining KING 5 TV news in Seattle as a multimedia journalist. He will be shooting, writing and editing his own work every day. Ted has been at WSBT-TV in South Bend and recently won an Edward R. Murrow Award. Congrats, Ted!
Amanda Spizzirri '10 JOURN
Amanda recently married Andrew Onak. Amanda works in sales at BNY Mellon Wealth in Chicago.
Eric Schmidt is the new executive director of the Illinois Conservation Foundation. The ICF raises funds to support natural resource conservation and education in the state. Eric had previously worked in several development roles for the Brookfield Zoo, Evans Scholars Foundation and Advocate Health Care.
Congrats to broadcast alumna Judy Hsu of WLS (ABC-7) Chicago. Judy is the new vice-chair to the Chinese American Service League in Chicago. She was nominated by friend/mentor Linda Yu. Judy's been at ABC-7 since 2001.
Linda Andjelkovich '09 JOURN
Broadcast alumnae Linda Andjelkovich married Mike Hall who is on the Big Ten Network. Linda is an account manager at Upshot Marketing in Chicago.
UI journalism alumnus Robert Lowe has his first job in TV!!! Robbie will be the weekend anchor and three day reporter at KTIV-TV (NBC) in Sioux City, Iowa. Robert recently graduated with his master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University in NY.
As a senior, Robert was one of the anchors of the UI-7 student TV election coverage in 2012 that won several awards, including an SPJ regional award.