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Long & Aldridge’s three largest offices: Atlanta, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles. She was previously the partner in charge of the Los Angeles office of Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps, which combined with MLA on March 6, 2012. / Anne Dorfman is currently teaching legal English at the Université Paris II—Panthéon-Assas. ’84 / The Alameda County Bar Association’s Women Lawyers of Alameda County elected Kim Colwell as president. Based in Oakland, Kim handles high-profile matters throughout the state, ranging from lawsuits arising from supplier contracts, and trade secret protection. / Paul Laurin is a partner with the Los Angeles office of Barnes & Thornburg, helping to build the national firm’s California practice in litigation and bankruptcy. He’s also proud to be serving his first term on the alumni Board of Governors. ’87 / Lane Finch was named program chair of the DRI’s Insurance Coverage and Practice Symposium. The symposium took place in New York in December 2012 and was comprised of distinguished law professors and authors, top insurance coverage attorneys, and insurance industry leaders, who provided insightful education and training on some of the most important insurance claims issues facing coverage attorneys and the insurance industry today. DRI is an international organization of 22,000 attorneys defending the interests of businesses and individuals in civil litigation. / Steve Elie writes: “I just completed my 25th year at Musick Peeler & Garrett—that’s right, the same firm I joined right after UC Hastings. I am looking forward to the next quarter century in practice! I continue to be an elected director on the Inland Empire Utilities Agency board of directors. My wife, Stephanie, and I will be celebrating our 20th wedding anniversary in May 2013.” / Juan Dominguez of the Law Firm of Juan Dominguez has been named one of the top personal injury attorneys in 2012 by Pasadena magazine. On December 11, 2012, Juan proudly celebrated 25 years of dedicated service to the legal industry. ’85 / Lance Adair has become of counsel to Kring & Chung, with offices in Irvine, San Diego, Los Angeles, Sacramento, the Inland Empire, and Las Vegas. Lance handles real estate, land use, and real property matters for clients ranging from individuals to Fortune 500 companies. / McKenna Long & Aldridge announced that Kathy Jorrie has been appointed office managing Partner for the firm’s office in Los Angeles. Kathy, who has been with the firm since 1998, is one of three women who serve as an office managing partner for McKenna { class notes } the Rampart scandal in the Los Angeles Police Department’s anti-gang unit to the investigation on behalf of the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District regarding the officer-involved shooting death of Oscar Grant. In 2009, she was named one of the top women lawyers in California by the Daily Journal. ’83 / Ellen McKissock was formally inducted as a fellow into the Litigation Counsel of America. She is a shareholder at Hopkins & Carley in San Jose. / Lynda Won-Chung has been practicing employment immigration law in Silicon Valley since graduating Your Class Notes Please let us know your latest news or information about fellow alumni. You can submit your class notes and photographs (300 dpi) online at classnotes@uchastings.edu. Send us your stories! > classnotes@uchastings.edu UC HASTINGS 43


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