Honoree

Peter L. Obremskey

AWARDS

Z.G. Clevenger Award (1985)
B.S., 1958; L.L.B., 1961

BIOGRAPHY

Peter L. Obremskey received his undergraduate degree in 1958 and graduated from law school in 1961. In addition to his academic pursuits, he was on the varsity basketball teams of 1956, '57, and '58.

After graduation from law school, Obremskey entered the Air Force and during three years there as a trial and defense counsel was admitted to practice before the supreme Court of the United States and the US Military Court of Appeals. Honorably discharged as a captain in 1964, he joined the law firm now known as Parr, Richey, Obremskey and Morton in Lebanon, where he and his wife, Sandy, have lived for more than 20 years.

Obremskey served as president of the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, and was a member of the board of managers of the Indiana State Bar Association, past president of the Boone County Bar Association and a fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers and the Indiana Bar Foundation. In addition to the US Supreme Court and the Indiana Supreme Court, he has been admitted into practice for the Second and Seventh Circuits of the United States Court of Appeals.

Obremskey has found time to serve his alma mater and community as well. An active member of the IU Varsity Club, he is past president of the Varsity Club national board of directors, past president of both the Lebanon Chamber of Commerce, and the Lebanon Jaycees, and was on the Boone County Sheriff's Merit Board. He also assisted in US Olympic fund raising.