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Alumni News paci f i c l aw 49 Alumni Roy “Bucky” Levin, ’62, died after a short illness at the age of 81 on December 10, 2012, in Sacramento. A former U.S. Air Force fighter pilot, he operated the Law Offices of Roy R. Levin in downtown Sacramento and Elk Grove for nearly half a century. His death came just one month shy of his 50th year anniversary as an active member of the State Bar. Jack Crose, ’65, died at the age of 88 on October 25, 2012, in Sacramento. A former chief assistant to Speaker of the Assembly Jesse Unruh, he maintained a private practice specializing in lobbying for numerous high-profile clients. He also was a founding member and past president of the Institute of Governmental Advocates. Brian Andelin, ’75, died of chronic lymphocytic leukemia at the age of 64 on December 3, 2012, in Pierce City, Missouri. He was admitted to the State Bar of California following law school, but for most of his legal career he practiced law in Mesa, Arizona. He also lived in Texas, Missouri and Oregon. John Hawkins, ’75, died of heart failure at the age of 77 on November 28, 2012, in Reno, Nevada. A major benefactor and loyal alumnus of Pacific McGeorge, he practiced law for more than 35 years in northern Nevada. He also served as a Nevada Supreme Court settlement judge. Marc Goodwin, ’80, died at the age of 60 in Carmel Valley after a long illness. He founded Marc Goodwin Insurance Services, a successful company that served the agricultural community in the Salinas Valley and was active in many community organizations. Jeffrey Kohan, ’81, died at the age of 56 on November 22, 2012, in Northbrook, Illinois. He practiced law in the greater Chicago area for 25 years, many of them with the prominent bankruptcy firm of Zalutsky & Pinski Ltd., and was active in many community organizations. Jean McEvoy, ’83, passed away at age 69 on April 14, 2013. She started her own successful solo practice in 1998 and practiced law in the areas of estates, trusts and conservatorships. She was recognized by attorney-rating firm Martindale-Hubbell as one of the top lawyers in her field. Merrill Cutler McCarthy, ’85, passed away at age 52 on March 8, 2013, after a yearlong illness. She and her husband, Stephen P. McCarthy, ’85, were married in 1987 and are grateful to have celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary. She will be remembered for her quick wit and love of the law. Tiffanie Kalmbach, ’93, died at the age of 45 on December 10, 2012, in Piedmont. She worked for several major firms in the Bay Area, including Ropers Majeski and Crosby Heafey. Diagnosed with a brain tumor in 1997, she left the practice of law and worked for Michael Maguire & Associates while remaining active in her community. Faculty Judge John R. Lewis died at the age of 77 on November 2, 2012, in Port Ludlow, Washington. He was a member of the full-time Pacific McGeorge faculty from 1971 to 1983, then an adjunct professor for three more years after his appointment to the Sacramento Municipal Court by Gov. Jerry Brown. He taught several substantive courses, including Civil Procedure, and was the first associate director of the Center for Legal Advocacy (the Courtroom of the Future, completed in 1973). In Memoriam


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