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Alumni News He is an associate at Wright & L’Estrange in San Diego. 2010 Beatriz Berumen has joined the law firm of Palmer Kazanjian Wohl Hodson as an associate. | Michelle Howland won a defense verdict in Napa Superior Court in a multiple automobile accident trial. She is an associate at the McNamara Law Firm in Fairfield. | Nicole Legrottaglie has joined the Sacramento office of Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger LLP as an associate. | Brianna Lierman Hintze was hired as an associate at Nossaman LLP, where she will provide legal, regulatory and strategic counsel to health care clients. | David Wiksell has joined Balcom & Associates in Roseville, which specializes in criminal defense in Sacramento and Placer counties. | Grant Zehnder has joined Cook Brown LLP in Sacramento as an associate. His practice includes representing management clients in a variety of labor and employment matters. 2011 Marcus Arneson has joined Harrison, Temblador, Hungerford & Johnson LLP in Sacramento as an associate, where he will focus on environmental and natural resources issues. | Trevor Carson and Peter Kyung have formed Carson & Kyung ALC in Gold River. They will focus their practice on business law, paci f i c l aw 47 the state’s civil court system. | Kimberly Lewellen has joined Sideman & Bancroft as an associate in San Francisco, where she will be a member of the firm’s family law group. | Ken Weidmann has accepted a position as a labor relations officer with the county of San Diego. He previously served as staff counsel to the California State Lottery. 2006 Adam Koss was co-counsel for a defense team that won a bench dismissal in a malicious prosecution case in Alameda Superior Court. He is an associate at Murphy, Pearson, Bradley in San Francisco. | Kerry L. Krueger has been named partner at the firm Kroloff, Belcher, Smart, Perry & Christopherson. | Katherine Pettibone, legislative director for the Civil Justice Association of California, competed for a second year in the EFG Bank Sailing Arabia yacht race, where she trained Omani women in competitive sailing. 2007 Dena Coggins has joined Downey Brand LLP in Sacramento as an associate in the firm’s family law practice group. Previously, she was an associate with Morrison & Foerster in San Francisco. | David Cullen was a member of a plaintiff’s team that won a $450,000 settlement in Fresno Superior Court in a disability discrimination case. He is a counsel for the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing in Elk Grove. | Hanni Fakhoury was quoted in a front-page story of the New York Times on November 26, 2012. An attorney for the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a San Francisco nonprofit, he discussed court decisions on privacy claims regarding searches of cellphones. | Serena Longo was added as director of the Offices Service Group at Bishop Street Commercial (BSC) in Hawaii. 2008 Mario Zamora was honored as one of the Central California’s “40 under 40” by Business Street Online. He is a fifth-year associate with Hanford’s Griswold LaSalle Cobb Dowd & Gin LLP, the largest law firm in Kings and Tulare counties. 2009 Lindsey Heaton has joined Hunt & Jeppson LLP as an associate. | Alena Klimianok, an associate at Bernard & Bernard in Los Angeles, was co-counsel for a severely injured plaintiff who won a $6 million verdict against a psychiatric hospital in Los Angeles Superior Court. | Andrew Schouten was co-counsel for the defense, which won a bench decision in U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, in a Sherman Antitrust Act case.


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