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UK College of Law Inducts Three
Into Hall of Fame

By Kelley Bozeman

 

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This year's inductees include:

Charles S. Cassis, class of 1963;

Mike Duncan, class of 1974

the honorable Bernard T. Moynahan Jr., class of 1938.

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Sept. 26, 2002 (Lexington, Ky.) -- In acknowledgement of their successes and contributions to the law profession, inductees into this year's University of Kentucky College of Law Alumni Hall of Fame include a renowned litigator and appellate advocate, a bank chairman and CEO, who serves as counsel to the Republican National Committee, and a long-time United States District Court judge.

The induction ceremony was held on Wednesday, Sept. 25, in the College of Law Courtroom.

The UK College of Law Alumni Association Hall of Fame was established to acknowledge graduates of the college whose extraordinary professional success and contributions, profound positive influence on the college, and high degree of character and integrity are recognized by their peers. Inclusion in the Hall of Fame is the highest honor bestowed by the College of Law.

This year's inductees include:

-- Charles S. Cassis, class of 1963, is a partner in the law firm of Frost Brown Todd in Louisville. Cassis is a litigator and appellate advocate in state and federal courts whose contributions to the college have included service on the Visiting Committee, guest lectureships and the establishment of the Charles S. Cassis Professorship.

-- Mike Duncan, class of 1974, serves as chairman and CEO of the Inez Deposit Bank. Duncan has held numerous leadership positions at UK and within the College of Law and is very active in his local community. Duncan serves as treasurer of the Republican National Committee.

-- Honorable Bernard T. Moynahan Jr., class of 1938, graduated from the College of Law at age 19. An aviator and prisoner of war during World War II, Judge Moynahan returned to Kentucky to begin his legal career, which included service as the United States Attorney for the Eastern District and 21 years as judge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District. Known for his rigorous but polite courtroom demeanor, Judge Moynahan, who died in 1999, left an exemplary record of public service behind him.


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