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University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law - Summer 2014

Alumni News 40 SUMMER 20 14 organization. | Joseph Weinberger announced his 2014 candidacy for an open seat on the El Dorado County Superior Court. A seasoned litigator who has served as a judge pro tem in three different counties, the El Dorado Hills resident operates the Weinberger Law Firm in Folsom. 1989 Michele Nelson Bass has joined the Matthew C. Ferguson Law Firm in Aspen, Colorado, as counsel. | Arthur G. Woodward, a partner at Downy Brand, was named chairman of the California Associated General Contractors legal advisory committee. 1990 Oscar Cardona has been named the chief human resources officer at Holiday Retirement, the largest private national operator of senior living communities, based in Lake Oswego, Oregon. | Linda A. Mathes has been appointed chief counsel and chief executive officer for the State of California’s Alcoholic Beverage Control Appeals Board. | Robert Oakes has been named executive director of the California Mental Health Directors Association. Oakes previously served as vice president and general counsel for the Association of Independent California Colleges. | Paul Pascuzzi was featured in the 2013 Northern California Super Lawyers magazine. Pascuzzi is a Resources Board from 1999 to 2013. | Kathleen Drakulich has been reappointed to the Economic Development Board of Nevada by Gov. Brian Sandoval. Drakulich is a partner at McDonald Carano Wilson LLP. | Bill Lockyer joined the national firm of Brown Rudnick LLP in an of counsel capacity in its Irvine office. The veteran California politician, who is entering his final year as state treasurer, will be a member of the firm’s government law and strategies team. | A. Peter Rausch Jr. has received an A-V rating from Martindale-Hubbell, established two new office locations in San Francisco and Capitola, and joined the Mediation Panel at the Third District Court of Appeal. 1 987 Donna Brownsey made the 2013 Capitol Weekly Top 100 list of the most powerful nonelected movers and shakers in California political circles at No. 98. | Patricia Curtin has been honored with the 2013 Sustained Leader in Commercial Real Estate ECHO Award by East Bay CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women). Curtin, a partner at Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean LLP, was selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2014. | Jill L. Friedman, a trial attorney with the Venturabased law firm Myers, Widders, Gibson, Jones & Feingold LLP, was named one of Los Angeles’ Women Leaders in the Law for 2013 by Martindale-Hubbell. She was also a finalist for the 2012 Trial Lawyer of the Year award by the Ventura County Trial Lawyers Association. | Matthew Karanian has published the third edition of his guidebook, Armenia and Karabakh, which was reviewed by the Los Angeles Times online on April 17, 2013, and in print on April 28, 2013. 1988 George F. Ogilvie III was reappointed as chairman of the Colorado River commission of Nevada by Gov. Brian Sandoval. A native Las Vegan and fifthgeneration Nevadan, Ogilvie was first appointed to the commission in 2007 and has served as its chairman since 2009. | Nancy Peverini, legislative director for the Consumer Attorneys of California, celebrated her 25th year with the George F. Ogilvie III, ’88


University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law - Summer 2014
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