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Hastings Alumni Mag-Spring 2013

Development: The Legal Employer’s Comprehensive Guide, 2nd edition. ’74 / Greg Kafoury and his law partner, Mark McDougal, practice in Portland, Oregon, with Greg’s son, Jason. Mark and Greg were key players in the successful 10-year campaign to close the Trojan Nuclear Power Plant. They were the chief architects of the Ralph Nader Super Rallies in 2000. Greg has been lead counsel in seven cases that have produced seven-figure verdicts. / Michael Ubaldi is still engaged defending hospitals and physicians in medical negligence actions throughout Northern California. He attended the Strauss School for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University to hone his skills as a mediator. Michael has also { class notes } ’77 / After a happy and successful 35-year law career, in early 2012 Campbell Killefer established a new mediation and arbitration practice, Campbell Killefer ADR Services. She concentrates her ADR work in Maryland, Washington, D.C., and other Eastern states. / Linda A. Cabatic has been appointed the director and chief administrative law judge for the Office of Administrative Hearings, subject to Senate confirmation. / Roger Picquet retired from the Superior Court of San Luis Obispo County in December 2009 and joined the Assigned Judges Program. He writes: “For the past three years I have sat in Riverside, Placer, Santa Barbara, Kern, Inyo, San Luis Obispo, and other counties hearing criminal, civil, and juvenile cases. It is a wonderful way to continue to learn and grow as a judge and explore other parts of California. I had the honor of swearing in my youngest daughter, Julie (Univ. of Penn., 2012), into the California State Bar on November 23, 2012, in my former courtroom in San Luis Obispo.” ’76 / Melrose resident Alan M. Pampanin has been appointed by Massachusetts Bar Association President Robert L. Holloway as vice chair of the association’s Immigration Law Section for 2012–13. His appointment began September 1, 2012. / Patrick Hall writes: “When we were at UC Hastings, some of my best professors were members of the 65 Club, and now I am one of them! I am still practicing law in San Mateo County and enjoying going to court. / Marcia Canning, former UC Hastings general counsel, retired as chief counsel of UCSF. / Fred Hopkins writes: “I’ve practiced just about every kind of law, but now I just represent people on traffic tickets in about four counties in Washington state. When not practicing law, I host a syndicated TV show, Professor Fred’s Movie Marvels, where I am a horror host wearing a professor’s outfit, showing the worst movies ever made. I’ve also taught a community college adult education class called Schlock Cinema for the past six years, where we examine and discuss the most meritless films ever made. I’ve been playing rhythm guitar and singing in rock ’n’ roll bands since ’67 and got a chance to back Pat Boone many years ago. I’m also a third-rate Elvis imitator. Life is fun.” ’75 / Rick Seabolt, a partner in the San Francisco office of Duane Morris, a 700-lawyer national firm, was recently reappointed by California’s chief justice to the California Judicial Council’s Advisory Committee on Civil Jury Instructions for a threeyear term, ending on October 31, 2015. He has also been named the new president of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers, Northern California Chapter, for 2013. Rick will lead the chapter for a one-year term. / Ida Abbott published a new book, Lawyers’ Professional Patrick Hall ‘76 Greg Kafoury ‘74 48 spring 2013


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