Willamette Lawyer | Fall 2007 • Vol. VII, No. 2
The Honorable Otto R. Skopil Jr.: Senior 9th Circuit Judge Otto R. Skopil Jr. has been an exemplar of outstanding judicial service throughout his long career. In addition to helping create the federal magistrate system, he was an architect for the future of federal court administration.
alumni events Heritage Reunion A group of WUCL’s most august alumni gathered at the College of Law and Goudy Commons on March 23, 2007, for a morning of continuing legal education classes and a chance to visit with one another. Paul J. De Muniz JD’75, chief justice of the Oregon Supreme Court, gave the keynote address at the luncheon. Law classes represented ranged from 1943 (William R. Thomas AB’41, JD’43) to 1967 (William E. Brickey JD’67). Portland Alumni Reception On March 8, 2007, WUCL alumni gathered at Rock Bottom Brewery in downtown Portland for a casual evening of catching up with old friends and meeting prospective students. From left: Dean Symeon C. Symeonides, Susan M. Hammer JD’76, Julie Donaldson and Robert W. Donaldson JD’74 Anita H. Guidoux JD’06 and brother Nick Guidoux Dina E. Alexander JD’96 and David J. Zehntbauer JD/MBA’96 From left: Albert A. Menashe JD’76; Melanie M. Perko; Brian M. Perko BA’75, JD’78 and Professor Dean Richardson Kimberly A. Sugawa-Fujinaga JD’05 (left) and Liani J. Reeves BA’98, JD’01 Michael B. Mendelson JD’81 (left) and James C. Reinhart BS’89, JD/C’92 34 | Willamette Lawyer