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chapter of CEB’s Scientific Evidence in California Criminal Cases was published in October 2012. He hears felony cases in the West District and serves on the court’s executive committee. / Joan A. Borger has been appointed the new city attorney of Sunnyvale. Joan has served as the assistant city attorney for the City of Fremont since 2006. Prior to that, she was the assistant city { class notes } and recently joined the global immigration law firm of Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy as of counsel. She writes: “This is a fun area to practice; one has the benefit of working strategically with a variety of companies and with individuals to help them achieve their immigration goals.” Lynda recently cofounded a company, BeUbiq, building business intelligence information and retrieval application; the company’s first product is for the stock compensation market. She has also joined Zaya as an advisory board member. Lynda is the mother of three and just became a grandmother. / The Hon. Mark Windham is judge of the Los Angeles Superior Court. His 2012 update of his “DNA Evidence” mayor of one of the county’s largest towns.” ’81 / David Borgen made the Super Lawyers Top 100 list for Northern California. His Oaklandbased public interest classaction boutique changed its name to Goldstein, Borgen, Dardarian & Ho. / Professor Anna M. Han of Santa Clara University published her casebook, Doing Business in China: Problems, Cases and Materials, coauthored with Daniel Chow. There is also an extensive statutory supplement and teacher’s manual. / Abby J. Leibman is president and CEO at MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger, a nonprofit working to end hunger among people of all faiths attorney, senior assistant city attorney, and interim city attorney for the City of Sunnyvale from 2000 to 2006. Joan has also served the City of Hayward as assistant city attorney, South San Francisco Conference Center Authority as general counsel, the State of California Court of Appeal as a senior research attorney, the County of Ventura as assistant county counsel, the County of Riverside Office of the County Counsel as deputy county counsel, and the State of California Court of Appeal as a judicial clerk. ’82 / Laurence W. Brown writes: “Just elected president of our 7,000-resident homeowners association—like being Mark Windham ‘83 Remembering Gordon Mathis Riley Gordon Mathis Riley, a first-year law student at UC Hastings, died suddenly on December 14, 2012, at the age of 30. Gordon, of Park City, Utah, was a graduate of UC Santa Barbara, where he studied philosophy. Gordon graduated from Park City High School; previously he attended Scotch College in Melbourne, Australia, and the Hong Kong International School. He worked at Park City Mountain Resort for several winters and had been a weekend programmer for KPCW, Park City’s National Public Radio station. An avid surfer, Gordon had also written for various surf publications. He is survived by his father, Robert, and his wife Sue Wood; his mother, Shardel, and her husband, Pete DeSoto; his sister, Meredith Riley; and his brother, Mitchell Riley. 44 spring 2013


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