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Hastings Alumni Mag-Spring 2013

{ ADVANCEMENT } Inaugural Gala Honors Alumni and Faculty The UC Hastings Foundation Board of Trustees will host the first UC Hastings Honors Gala on Oct. 11, 2013, to celebrate two alumni and a faculty member who have had a significant impact professionally and in their communities. All alumni will receive invitations to the gala. This year, UC Hastings will celebrate the following individuals: • Willie L. Brown Jr. ’58 | Alumnus of the Year After serving two terms as mayor of the city and county of San Francisco and as the longest serving speaker of the California State Assembly, Willie Brown remains a political force both locally and nationally. • Simona Agnolucci ’06 | Rising Alumna of the Year From litigating for major firms and cutting-edge tech companies in complex cases to her pro bono practice representing women fleeing gender-based prosecution, Simona Agnolucci is making her mark. • Roger C. Park | Distinguished Faculty of the Year Professor Roger C. Park is an internationally recognized scholar and award-winning teacher whose eight books and scores of articles use interdisciplinary methods to examine evidence law. “We are excited to take our alumni recognition efforts to another level,” says Jim Mahoney ’66, who is cochairing the Honors Committee with Eric Wersching ’03. “A law school is best known for the alumni it produces and the faculty it attracts, and UC Hastings is exemplary in both areas.” UC Hastings tha nks ou r go ld-level sponsors: The UC Hastings Foundation is currently seeking sponsors for the gala, which will be held at the St. Regis Hotel in San Francisco. For a full list of sponsorship opportunities, contact Laura Jackson at jacksonl@uchastings.edu or 415.565.4621. (Gold-level sponsors as of March 15, 2013.) UC HASTINGS 17


Hastings Alumni Mag-Spring 2013
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