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Honorable Catherine Peffers Kirkland

BA ’75, MAT ’83, JD ’87
Portland, OR

Cathy Kirkland came to Lewis & Clark at the strong recommendation of her parents.  “I went to Lewis & Clark because my parents sent me there,” she said. “At the time, of course, I thought they didn’t know anything about the world, but what a wonderful choice it was!”  Cathy loved L&C so much, she came back for three degrees. Since finishing her undergraduate degree in 1975, she has stayed busy traveling, building a career as an administrative law judge, volunteering with Lewis & Clark and raising a family.