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on appellate and regulatory law, complex litigation, and employment law. / On October 2, 2012, West Palm Beach assistant U.S. attorneys Mark Lester and Rinku Tribuiani were awarded the 2011 Homeland Security Investigations Executive Associate Director’s Recognition for their work in prosecuting United States v. Levy Crespo and Anyelina Cid Bonilla, 11-80112-Cr-Marra. Crespo and Bonilla filed more than 3,400 fraudulent immigration applications with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service on behalf of illegal aliens. The fraudulent applications allowed the illegal aliens to obtain valid Florida driver’s licenses to which they were not otherwise entitled. The investigation revealed that Crespo and Bonilla netted approximately $7 million from their fraud scheme. / Craig Wood writes: “As of September 15, 2012, I withdrew as a partner in the Los Angeles office of Foley & Lardner and began as a sole practitioner at Craig P. Wood, a Professional Law Corporation. The focus of my practice remains real estate transactions.” } In Memoriam (continued) { class notes } tree fell on him near his Sacramento home, paralyzing his lower body. After adapting to a wheelchair, Martin was able to return to many of his activities. In addition to his wife, Kathy, he is survived by three children, five grandchildren, and a sister. James P. Modisette ’69 passed away on October 18, 2012. Jim practiced law in Los Angeles until 1997, when he and his family moved to Penobscot, Maine. In Maine he became a partner with Best and Modisette. Jim was a keen sailor and committed to advancing sailing education. At the time of his death, Jim was vice president of the board of trustees for the Wilson Museum in Castine and a member of the board of trustees for George Stevens Academy. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Ruth; his son, J. M.; and two brothers, Dan and Rob Modisette. Marshall P. Salzman ’68 passed away on August 7, 2012, after a 20-year struggle with multiple sclerosis. Marshall was an attorney for the U.S. Department of Labor for 28 years, first in Los Angeles and then for 20 years in San Francisco. He was proud to champion the wages, safety, and health of workers as a litigator. He is survived by his wife, Martha, and two daughters, Rachel and Amanda. Michael T. Wayland ’68 passed away on September 15, 2012. Michael was a trial attorney and previously practiced law in California. He was also a competitive ice dancer and became smitten with his training partner, Barbara Jeanne McEvoy. Forty-three years ago, he won her heart, and they continued to dance professionally for many years. They represented the United States in the Ice Dancing World Professionals Championship in Spain. He is survived by his wife, three children, two grandchildren, and two brothers. David St. Louis ’67 passed away on October 7, 2012. A fifth- generation Fresno native, David worked for various Fresno firms and then formed his own firm, continuing to practice law until the time of his death. In addition to being a dedicated father, grandfather and attorney, David was a fixture in his community. He served as President of the board for the Salvation Army, national president of the alumni Board of Governors for UC Hastings College of Law, president of the Fresno County Bar Association, and VIP chairman of United Cerebral Palsy. He was also past director of International Relations for the Rotary Club of Fresno. (continued on page 49) 46 spring 2013


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