Four distinguished legal leaders join Maryland Carey Law Board of Visitors

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The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law is pleased to announce the unanimous election of four new members to its Board of Visitors. Maryland Carey Law’s Board of Visitors is a collaborative and advisory group made up of diverse and distinguished legal professionals who share a strong professional and philanthropic commitment to the law school. 

The new members (appearing l-r above) are: 

  • The Honorable Angela Eaves, Justice, Supreme Court of Maryland 
  • Kraig Long ’98, Managing Partner, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough 
  • The Honorable Douglas Nazarian, Judge, Appellate Court of Maryland 
  • Thaila Sundaresan ’08, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine 

The board also unanimously approved the Honorable Karen C. Friedman ’97; James Hanks, Jr. ’67; Robert Kim ’83; and the Honorable Andre M. Davis ’78 for emeritus membership status. 

The volunteer members of the Board of Visitors are passionate advocates for Maryland Carey Law and are called upon to advise the dean and other law school leaders on a wide range of internal and external topics affecting the law school, the legal profession, and access to justice. 

At the spring board meeting, Chair Tamika Tremaglio ’95 thanked her fellow members for their high level of engagement during an especially busy year. Board members regularly volunteer as mentors, host receptions, attend events and programs, serve as panelists, and give generously to support the law school. 

During her presentation, Dean Renée Hutchins Laurent also expressed gratitude for the board, saying, “As we celebrate the law school’s first 200 years throughout this historic year, we are truly grateful for the enthusiastic support of each member of our Board of Visitors. This group of alumni and partners is committed to ensuring our excellence today and continuing our lasting legacy for the next 200 years.” 

Throughout 2024, Maryland Carey Law is celebrating its historic bicentennial year by reflecting on 200 years of excellence in education, scholarship, and public service; groundbreaking work on the integration of theory and practice; and movement toward a more inclusive society. As the fourth-oldest law school in the country, Maryland Carey Law is a bold leader in the development of legal education and has graduated thousands of diverse and distinguished students who have gone on to be legal leaders in private practice, the judiciary, government, public interest, and business.