Page 40

University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law - Summer 2013

Alumni News 38 summer 20 1 3 Cordelia, Green Valley and portions of Vallejo. She is a former partner at McNamara Law Firm in Walnut Creek and ex-president of the Contra Costa Bar Association. | Steve Talt won a $100,000 verdict in Los Angeles Superior Court for a plaintiff injured in an auto accident. He is a principal in the Law Offices of Stephen S. Talt in San Marino. 1985 Kurt Anagnostou won election as a commissioner of the Cowlitz Public Utility District in Washington state. The long-time Longview City Council member and former mayor is a principal in the law firm of Daggy & Anagnostou PS. | Edward Casey won a $288,500 verdict in San Francisco Superior Court in a defamation case involving a minister who was wrongfully accused of sexual misconduct and forced to resign his position. He is a principal in the Law Offices of Edward C. Casey Jr. in Oakland. | Erin Marston was appointed to the Anchorage Superior Court by Alaska Governor Sean Parnell. He has been a partner and litigator at the Law Office of Marston & Cole PC whose practice has emphasized insurance defense and aviation law. | James Ritchey was named the 2013 recipient of the Andreoli Faculty Service Award, which recognizes a faculty member who has made outstanding contributions to the development of biotechnology & Stewart in San Francisco. He is the chair of the firm’s California wage-and-hour practice group and co-chair of the national wage-andhour practice group. 1983 Steven Alm, who has won national praise for the HOPE Probation program he established as a judge of Hawaii’s 1st Judicial Circuit Court, received another honor when the Harvard Kennedy School of Government named the program one of the “Top 25 Innovations in Government.” | Daniel Costa was a member of a team that won a defense verdict in U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, in a product liability design defect case. He is a principal in the Costa Law Firm in Gold River. | Morrison England was honored at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Peace and Justice Awards Dinner in Stockton. A judge of the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, he was lauded for outstanding contributions to the advancement of social justice and equality in the University of the Pacific and San Joaquin communities. | Michael Molland was co-counsel for a petitioner who won a writ granted in part in Sonoma Superior Court in a CEQA environmental impact report dispute. He is a partner at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP in San Francisco. | Michael J. Reinhart was named to a judgeship in the Kings County Superior Court by Gov. Jerry Brown. He has been the owner and principal attorney at the Law Office of Michael J. Reinhart in Hanford since 2011. He worked at the Kings County District Attorney’s Office as chief deputy district attorney from 2006 to 2011 and deputy district attorney and chief trial attorney from 1992 to 2006. | Robert Wilson has joined the newly renamed firm of Boyd Kimball & Wilson LLP in Sacramento as a partner. The former criminal defense attorney served as executive director of Sacramento Child Advocates Inc. in recent years. 1984 Ken Cooley was declared the winner of the California State Assembly 8th District race as the results of a hard-fought legislative race were made official by the California Secretary of State three days after the election. The Rancho Cordova councilman and former mayor won nearly 53 percent of the vote against a Republican incumbent in a district that comprises the eastern suburbs of Sacramento. | Chris Scott Graham has a new book out, Protecting Trade Secrets Before, During and After Litigation. He is the chair of Dechert LLP’s trade secret practice in Mountain View. | Linda Seifert was re-elected to the Solano County Board of Supervisors, where she represents District 2, which includes Benicia,


University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law - Summer 2013
To see the actual publication please follow the link above