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Hastings Alumni Mag-Fall 2013

{ ADVANCEMENT } On October 11, at a gala celebration at the St. Regis San Francisco Ho tel, UC Hastings will recognize two alumni and one faculty member fo r their exceptional achievements. UC Hastings invites alumni, faculty, and the legal community to celebrate three of the law school’s most compelling success stories. “We are excited to congratulate alumni and faculty who have made important contributions to the legal profession,” says Eric Wersching ’03, who is co-chairing the UC Hastings Foundation Gala Committee with Jim Mahoney ’66. UC Hastings will honor the following individuals: • Willie L. Brown Jr. ’58 | Political Luminary An influential figure in California politics for five decades, Willie Brown will be named Alumnus of the Year. He joined the State Assembly in 1964 and was elected speaker in 1980. In 1996, he was elected mayor of San Francisco. Today, he runs the Willie L. Brown Jr. Institute on Politics & Public Service. • Simona Agnolucci ’06 | Rising Star Attorney Simona Agnolucci will be recognized as Rising Alumna of the Year. An associate at Keker & Van Nest, where she litigates for major firms and tech companies, Agnolucci has an active pro bono practice representing women fleeing gender-based prosecution. • Roger Park | Distinguished Scholar and Teacher Professor Roger Park, who joined the faculty in 1995, will be honored as Distinguished Faculty of the Year. An internationally recognized scholar and award-winning teacher, he is an author or co-author of eight books and numerous articles that use interdisciplinary methods to examine evidence law. Special Honors Gala/Reunion packages are available. Please join UC Hastings for this extraordinary celebration. For more information, contact Rey Alden at 415.565.4667 or aldenrey@uchastings.edu, or go to uchastings.edu/honorsgala. Sponsors (as of 8/15/2013) • Diamond Level | Diane Wilsey • Gold Level | Cotchett Pitre & McCarthy / Sempra Energy • Silver Level | First American / Greenberg Traurig / Hanson Bridgett / Keker & Van Nest / Loop Capital / The Miller Law Firm / The Ron Conway Family / The Sall Law Firm • Bronze Level | Oz Erickson & Rina Alcalay, PhD / Judicate West and the Hon. C. Robert Jameson (ret.) / Keller Rackauckas Umberg Zipser / Narver Associates / Nelson Davis & Wetzstein / Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones / Pandell Law Firm / Reuben, Junius & Rose / Ross Wersching & Wolcott / San Francisco 49ers / Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger Inaugural Honors Gala Gala Sponsors UC HAS TINGS 49


Hastings Alumni Mag-Fall 2013
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