Alumni Profile

Southern California Super Lawyers 2016
Published: 4/21/2016

Southwestern alumni were prominently listed among the attorneys recognized in the 2016 Southern California Super Lawyers list by Super Lawyers Magazine. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
Hon. Timothy M. Weiner '00 appointed Commissioner
Published: 3/14/2016

Southwestern congratulates the Hon. Timothy M. Weiner '00 on his recent appointment as Commissioner for the Los Angeles Superior Court, County of Los Angeles. Commissioner Weiner was sworn-in by fellow alumnus, the Hon. Scott Gordon '85.
Southwestern alum selected for prestigious federal judicial clerkship
Published: 3/22/2016

Andres Holguin-Flores ’15 knows from firsthand experience that a great externship opportunity can make a big difference. During his last semester of law school at Southwestern, he served as an extern for the Hon. Terry J. Hatter, Jr., Judge of the United States District Court for the Central District of California. Now, he is serving as a judicial clerk for the prominent judge..
Megan Craig '15 Wins American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence
Published: 2/10/2016

Megan Craig ’15, an associate at Bayer, Wishman & Leotta, has won a Medal of Excellence from the American Bankruptcy Institute in recognition of her outstanding performance in bankruptcy coursework. Vice Dean Anahid Gharakhanian and Adjunct Professor Edward Wolkowitz, who teaches bankruptcy at Southwestern, nominated Craig for the award.
Practice Spotlight on Medical Malpractice Attorney Linda Star '80
Published: 2/9/2016

Linda Star considers herself fortunate to have gotten an early start in trial work while having the chance to collaborate with and learn from luminaries in the field. The summer after her first year at Southwestern, she clerked for the firm of Hillsinger & Costanzo. The experience was so terrific that she worked there throughout law school and stayed at the firm for 22 years of her career, calling that job the “best thing I ever lucked into in my life.”
Alumni Q&A with Josh Passman '08
Published: 1/5/2016

An interview with Josh Passman '08 on life after law school.
Hon. Allen Webster ‘71 honored by the American Bar Association
Published: 9/18/2015

The Southwestern community congratulates Judge Allen Webster ‘71 of the Los Angeles Superior Court, who has been selected by the American Bar Association for the 2015 Making a Difference through Service to the Profession Award. He will be honored on September 25 in Boston. The Difference Makers Awards Program recognizes extraordinary members of the bench and bar who “make a difference” by breaking down barriers for women, people of color, people with disabilities and regardless of sexual orientation, and whose dedication has made a difference to the profession or the community.
Southern California Rising Stars 2015
Published: 8/24/2015

Southwestern alumni were prominently listed among the attorneys recognized in the 2015 Southern California Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers Magazine. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The Rising Stars list is developed using the same patented multiphase selection process used for the Super Lawyers list except, to be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less.
Professor Gert Hirschberg '50 passes away at the age of 88
Published: 8/17/2015

The Southwestern community mourns the passing of Professor Gert Hirschberg, who passed away on July 17, 2015 at the age of 88. Professor Hirschberg, who graduated from Southwestern in 1950, practiced law for more than 35 years, and served on the California State Bar Board of Governors and Judicial Council. He taught Torts to thousands of students at the law school from 1966 to 1980, and also taught at four other California law schools.
Robert Glassman '09 and Brian Yeretzian '11 publish articles for the LA Lawyer magazine
Published: 8/11/2015

The July/August issue of LA Lawyer magazine features articles by two Southwestern alumni: Robert Glassman ‘09 of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP and President of the Barristers of the LACBA, explains the benefits of Barristers membership in the “Barrister Tips” column on page 10, and Brian Yeretzian ‘11 of Hinds & Shankman LLP, discusses recent amendments to the Uniform Voidable Transactions Act in the “Practice Tips” column on page 12.


  1 2 Next   

Tags

1950s(3)
1960s(1)
1970s(19)
1980s(21)
1990s(32)
2000s(32)
2010s(57)
Alumni(157)
Entertainment(15)
Judge(10)
Rising Stars(2)
SCALE(2)
Super Lawyers(2)