On Tuesday, May 3rd, Dean Linda L. Ammons
and Harrisburg Vice Dean Robyn L. Meadows
honored adjunct professors for their contributions at the annual Adjunct Appreciation and Award Dinner at the Civic Club of Harrisburg.
Following a welcome by Dean Ammons, Vice Dean Meadows presented Daniel R. Schuckers
, Esq. with the Adjunct Faculty Distinguished Service Award. Schuckers has taught Pennsylvania appellate procedure and federal and state administrative at Widener Law since 2007.
A graduate of Colgate University, Professor Schuckers earned an M.A. in American History from Stanford University and his J.D. from the Dickinson School of Law. He clerked for Judge Wilkinson of the Commonwealth Court and worked in the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office before becoming Deputy Prothonotary of the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania. In 1986, he became Prothonotary of the Commonwealth Court, and he served in that capacity until his retirement in 2007.
A co-author of the three-volume treatise Pennsylvania Appellate Practice – which has been cited in over 100 reported appellate decisions in Pennsylvania, Professor Schuckers is a founding member of the James S. Bowman American Inn of Court in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He also played an instrumental role in organizing the Widener Law Journal and Widener Law and Government Institute symposium “The Contribution of the Commonwealth Court to Pennsylvania Jurisprudence Since 1970,” that was held this past February