Donor Profiles

TRUDY FEHLINGER ’06 AND CHARLES FEHLINGER ’09 COME FULL CIRCLE WITH SCHOLARSHIP

Trudy Fehlinger ’06 and Charles Fehlinger ’09 attended King’s College together and then moved on to Dickinson Law. While raising two young children, co-owning Fehlinger Construction Group LLC, and starting their own firm, they never forgot the generosity that allowed Trudy to attend law school on a scholarship. Now they’ve endowed one of their own through the Graduate Scholarship Matching Program, completing a legacy of giving they’re proud to fulfill. Read more


IN DICKINSON LAW’S BACKYARD, THE GENEROSITY OF MARTSON LAW OFFICES

The ties between the Carlisle community and Dickinson Law run deep. You see them in the many students clerking at nearby law firms, lunching at Brick and Market Cross Pub, attending events at the Carlisle Theatre, and making their homes in central Pennsylvania after graduation. Read more


H. LADDIE MONTAGUE JR. ’63: MAKING A LASTING DIFFERENCE

One of Dickinson Law’s most distinguished and generous graduates, H. Laddie Montague Jr. ’63 won a class action after the Exxon Valdez oil spill, battled big tobacco, and earned recognition as one of the country’s most effective antitrust lawyers. Equally important to Montague is his work on behalf of Dickinson Law, both as a donor and the leader of several alumni organizations. Read more


FROM SPORTS TO TORTS, G. BRYAN SALZMANN ‘91 AND JAMES D. HUGHES ’90 STAY TOGETHER

Over the years, G. Bryan Salzmann ‘91 and James D. Hughes ’90 have carved out a successful law practice in central Pennsylvania focused on environmental, corporate, and municipal law. These partners met at Dickinson Law, where they became close over shared golf outings and softball games. They remain best friends, and they continue to support the law school, hiring many alumni and donating to the Graduate Scholarship Matching Program. Read more


GOOD CAUSES MAKE THE GREATEST CASES FOR MELISSA SCARTELLI ’87

Melissa Scartelli ’87 became the first female partner at her law firm less than 10 years after graduating from Penn State’s Dickinson Law. She loved her job and could see herself doing it comfortably for years to come. Read more


FOR THE STEELE FAMILY, ALL ROADS LEAD BACK TO DICKINSON LAW

You may have seen Kevin Steele ’92 on cable news after winning convictions in the high-profile trials of comedian Bill Cosby and former PA Attorney General Kathleen Kane. The Montgomery County District Attorney has an impressive record behind him, and he credits Dickinson Law for everything from legal techniques to meeting his wife, Tracy Steele ’95, a real estate attorney who was a partner in the Philadelphia office of Morgan Lewis before forming Ferro Steele LLC. Read more