Class Notes 2010-Present

Cory Biggs, ’10, has joined ForwARd ARkansas as associate director.

Nicolas De Castro, ’10, is the founder and owner of Nicolas P. De Castro, PLLC in Charlotte, NC.

Amber Crouch, ’10, joined Crews & Associates Inc. of Little Rock as the new senior compliance officer.

Qualenta Forrest, ’10, is now director of human resources for St. Luke’s Hospital, a part of the Catholic Health Initiatives, in Houston.

Will Gruber, ’10, is now an attorney at Bolden Law Firm, PLLC.

Dallas Heltz, ’10, is now secretary of the commission at the Arkansas Public Service Commission.  Mr. Heltz has also accepted a position as legal counsel with the U.S. Army.

Stephanie Khouri, ’10, has opened her own law practice, Stephanie M. Khouri, P.C., in Georgia.

Anne Milligan, ’10, is now an associate at Fisher Phillips, LLP. The firm is one of the largest U.S. law firms representing management exclusively in the areas of labor and employment.

Kenneth “Rusty” Mitchell, ’10, has joined Taylor King and Associates in Arkadelphia.

Daniel Osborne, ’10, is now Claims Counsel and Assistant Vice President at Fidelity National Title Group in Jacksonville, FL.

Keith Pike, ’10, was named RE/MAX Recruiter of the Year for the United States. He was also named RE/MAX Broker/Owner of the Year and RE/MAX Recruiter of the Year for Arkansas. He is the owner of RE/MAX Elite in Little Rock, Conway, and Bryant, AR, and RE/MAX Infinity in Overland Park, KS.

Brien Saputo, ’10, has joined the Hosto and Buchan Law Firm.

Janiella C. Shirley, ’10, is now an attorney-P&C general counsel at USAA in San Antonio, TX.

Jonathan Shulan, ‘1o, has been named a board member for the Missouri Chamber Music Festival.

Sarah Sisney, ’10, has joined MaaS360 by Fiberlink as a contracts attorney and legal manager.

Shira Bernstein, ’11, is now a HR Generalist at VMware in Austin, TX.

Kimberly Eden, ’11, is now an attorney/litigation manager at Hosto & Buchan Law Firm.

Tamika Edwards, ’11, is now the director of governmental affairs for Arkansas Advocates for Children & Families.

Nicholas Gastal, ’11, is now an attorney at Toeppich and Associates in Houston, TX.

Tyler Henderson, ’11, is now an attorney at The Pinnacle Law Firm, PLLC and will be managing the Mountain View, AR office. On March 13, 2014, Tyler and his wife Erin, welcomed a new baby girl, Elizabeth “Laney” Elanie Henderson.

Mariah Leigh Hornok, ’11, is now a prosecuting attorney with the Summit County Attorney’s Office in Park City, UT.

Seth Hyder, ’11, is now an associate at Rainwater Holt & Sexton focusing on personal injury law.

Allison Koile, ’11, is now a staff attorney with the State of Arkansas.

Smrithi Mohan, ’11, is now In-house Attorney and Contracts Negotiator in the legal department at Dun & Bradstreet, Inc., in New Jersey.

Michael Salorio, ’11, is now a partner with Lenderman & Salorio in El Centro, CA.

James Scurlock, ’11, is now an associate attorney with Wallace, Martin, Duke & Russell, PLLC.

Dorothy Seals, ’11, is no marketing communications supervisor/business development strategist at Gardree Wynne Sewell, LLP in Dallas.

Mary Tipton Thalheimer, ’11, has joined Quattlebaum, Grooms, Tull & Burrow, PLLC, as an associate attorney.

Laura Wester, ’11, is now an associate with Chestney Law Firm. Ms. Wester was recently invited to speak at the Annual Georgia DUI Update at a State Bar CLE in Georgia.

Jason Davis, ’12, is now general counsel at BAIC, Inc.

Caleb Garcia, ’12, is now an attorney for the City of Little Rock. Garcia was named to the Arkansas Business “20 in their 20’s” class of 2016.

R. Seth Hampton, ’12, is now an associate attorney with Quattlebaum, Grooms Tull & Burrow.

Molly McGowan, ’12, is this year’s chair of the Power of the Purse Luncheon benefiting the Women’s Foundation of Arkansas.

Caleb Norris, ’12, has been elected Maumelle City Attorney-elect.

Dixie Morgan Quinn, ’12, is now a pharmacy technician at the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute.

Kyle Tatum, ’12, is now an associate attorney at Ace Law Group in Las Vegas, NV.

Jacquelin Wohlschlaeger, ’12, has opened her own law practice, The Wohlschlaeger Law Firm, PLLC.

Jordan Wright, ’12, is now an attorney with Pinnacle Energy Services, Inc.

Taylor Dugan, ’13, is an Elementary School Teacher for the North Little Rock School District.

Lauren Elenbaas, ’13, has joined the Laser Law Firm.

Lori D. Howard, ’13, opened a solo practice law firm in Benton, AR, Howard Law Firm, PLLC. Her practice areas include divorce, custody, adoptions, guardianships, real property, contracts, probate, and others.

Keia Johnson, ’13, is now a legislative strategist with the ACLU of Mississippi.

Victor Richardson, ’13, is now a Public Health Law Fellow with the West Virginia State Privacy Office.

Juliette Stancil, ’13, is now Director of Compliance at Sheridan Memorial Hospital in Wyoming.

John W. Ahlen IV, ’14, joined the Arkansas State Bank Department as bank chief council.

Justice J. Brooks, ’14, is now an associate with Quattlebaum, Grooms, Tull and Burrow.

Daniel D. Ford, ’14, is now an attorney with Worsham Law Firm.

Arianna Goodman, ’14, was recently part of a team that successfully defended Pennsylvania State Senator Lawrence Farnese in a high-profile case involving alleged bribery and honest services fraud during a weeklong trial. She is an associate at Montgomery McCracken and a member of the firm’s White Collar and Government Investigations practice.

Ben Hollowell, ’14, of Applied Technology Group USA, was named a Small Private Company CFO of the Year finalist by Arkansas Business.

David Koehler, ’14, is now an associate attorney at Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, PLLC.

Whitney Murph, ’14, is now an associate attorney at the Cook Law Firm.

Jordan Vahdat, ’14, is now an attorney with the Delgado Law in Dearborn, MI.

Drew Warren, ’14, is now an attorney with The Killino Firm, P. C., in Philadelphia, PA.

Westley Ashley, ’15 was featured in the Arkansas Times for his ideas for families in need with the story titled, “Allow adult adoptees access to their original birth certificates and related court documents.”

John M. Landis, ’15, is now an associate at the James Law Firm. The James Law Firm, founded by Bowen Alumnus William James, ’94, is Arkansas’ largest criminal defense firm.

Charlie Spakes, ’15, has been named President of the Arkansas Grocers & retail Merchants Association.

Christian W. Harrod, ’16, is now an associate Harrod Law Office in Hamburg, AR.

Brandon Middleton, ’16, is now an associate at Wright Lindsey Jennings. He will focus on intellectual property matters.

Kirby D. Miraglia, ’16, is now an associate at Wright Lindsey Jennings. She advises individual clients and business owners on estate planning and business succession matters.

Art Singleton, ’16, has joined the Hashem Law Firm in Monticello, AR.

Audrey K. Trevino, ’16, is now a partner at The Trevino Law Firm, LLC, in Greeley, CO. Trevino is licensed to practice law in both Colorado and Arkansas.

Aarika Kilgore Thompson, ’16, is now deputy prosecuting attorney for the second Judicial District of Arkansas.