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University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law - Summer2015

Alumni News News and notes about your Pacific McGeorge classmates and friends 22 SUMMER / FAL L 20 1 5 and litigation experience. | Lynn C. Harris was selected by his peers for inclusion in Utah Business magazine’s 2015 Utah Legal Elite. Harris is an attorney at Jones Waldo specializing in personal injury and medical malpractice. | Richard D. Meyer ran unopposed for the bench in Alpine County and was elected to a term that expires on Jan. 3, 2021. Prior to his election, Meyer served as a public defender in both El Dorado and Alpine counties for three decades. | Allan Zaremberg made the 2014 Capitol Weekly Top 100 list of the most powerful nonelected movers and shakers in California political circles at No. 12. 1979 Timothy Cronan retired from his position at the UC Davis School of Medicine. At UC 1967 Ronald B. Robie won retention as a justice of the California Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District in the Nov. 4, 2014 election. He has served on the Court of Appeal since January 2002. 1974 Jim Crockett heard his first case on Nevada’s Eighth Judicial District Court on Jan. 6. The veteran Las Vegas litigator won election to an open seat on the Clark County bench in November. A founding partner of Crockett & Myers, he was named trial lawyer of the year by the Nevada Trial Lawyers Association in 2006. He joins Susan Johnson, ’85, and Jerry Wiese, ’94, on the 32-member Civil/Criminal Division of Nevada’s largest court. 1975 Janene Beronio captured 54 percent of the ballots in a four-way race to secure a seat on the Yolo Superior Court. Beronio was previously commissioner for more than 25 years. | Steve Merksamer made the 2014 Capitol Weekly Top 100 list of the most powerful nonelected movers and shakers in California political circles at No. 67. | Tim Naccarato retired from his position as assistant dean at McGeorge on July 1, 2014; however, he stayed on the faculty as an adjunct professor until May 8, 2015. He will be a community volunteer in retirement. He and his wife, Linda, reside in Elk Grove. 1978 John R. Brydon has formed a new firm, Brydon Law, in San Francisco. Brydon Law offers a national practice representing individuals and businesses in civil litigation, including complex products liability claims, professional negligence claims (legal and medical), insurance coverage matters, personal injury matters and insurance bad faith lawsuits. Brydon has more than 35 years of jury trial Patricia Curtin, ’87


University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law - Summer2015
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