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   In December 2008 George McCabe was honored by the                   U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito presented class                                                                Spokane litigation attorney
Great Falls firm of Jardine, Stephenson, Blewett & Weaver            of 1960 alum Dick Manning with a “brick,” a piece of masonry                                                          Greg Devlin has joined Winston
for fifty years of service to the firm. George graduated from         removed from the court building during some renovation to                                                             & Cashatt. Devlin has spent nearly
Gonzaga Law School in 1957 and is also a veteran. He still          which has been attached the gold seal of the court. The award                                                         thirty years representing clients
works thirty-five hours a week and spends most of his time           was for achieving and surpassing goals during his term as                                                             on legal matters relating to building
focusing on estate work, contracts, and oil and gas law.            chair of the Washington chapter of the U.S. Supreme Court                                                             and construction, estate planning
George and his wife Connie have been married for forty-six          Historical Society.                                                                                                   and probate, business and business
years and currently reside in the Great Falls, Montana area.                                                                                                                              formation, personal injury and
                                                                                                                                                                                          insurance defense.
                                                                                                    1975                                                                                      Devlin began his law career
                                                                                                                                                                                          as a deputy prosecutor in Stevens
                                                                                                         On October 10, 2008,                                                             County in 1976. He spent three
                                                                                                      at the 2008 Washington                                                              years as the county’s elected
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Spokane Attorney Greg Devlin
                                                                                                      Women Lawyers (WWL)                                                                 prosecutor before entering private
                                                                                                      Annual Awards Dinner and                                                            practice in Spokane in 1980.
                                                                                                      Leadership Symposium,                                                                   A 1976 Gonzaga Law School graduate, Devlin is licensed
                                                                                                      Judge Kathleen M. O’Connor,                                                         to practice in Washington and Idaho and at all levels of
                                                                                                      was awarded the WWL                                                                 federal court, including the U.S. Supreme Court. He is a
                                                                                                      Foundation Award. This          Chief Justice Mike McGrath,                         member of the American, Washington, Idaho and Spokane
                                                                                                                                                                                          County bar associations, and the Washington State Trial
                                                                                                      event was held at Seattle’s     Montana Supreme Court                               Lawyers Association.
                                                                                                      downtown Sheraton Hotel.
                                                                                                         Judge Kathleen M.              Mike McGrath, a 1975 alumnus of Gonzaga
                                                                                                      O’Connor, a native of
                                                                                                      Spokane, received her J.D.
                                                                                                                                      School of Law, was elected to serve an eight-       1977
                                                                                                                                      year term as chief justice of the Montana
                                                                                                      from Gonzaga Law School in                                                             David Cook of the class of 1977, has joined the San Francisco
                                                                                                      1975, and was the first woman    Supreme Court in November, 2008. He was
                                                                                                                                                                                          office of Deloitte Financial Services, LLP as director of business
                                                                                                      elected to the Spokane County   sworn into office in January 5, 2009. Following      intelligence services.
                                                                                                      Court. She took office on        graduation from law school Mike worked as a
                                                                                                      November 21, 1988. Today                                                                Steven Thomsen, class of ’77, was appointed as a magistrate
                                                                                                                                      Reginald Heber Smith Community Lawyer fellow
                                                                The Honorable Kathleen M. O’Connor she is the senior member of                                                            judge for the Idaho Sixth Judicial District on July 2, 2007. Steven
                                                                                                      that bench.                     in Reno, Nevada, providing legal services to
                                                                                                                                                                                          lives in Pocatello, Idaho.
                                                                       In addition to her work in the court, Judge O’Connor has       low-income clients. He also served in the United
                                                                    served as a mentor to many attorneys in Spokane County.           States Air Force from 1970 to 1972, receiving an
                                                                    Judge O’Connor is highly regarded in the legal community
                                                                                                                                      honorable discharge in 1972.
                                                                    as a fair and hard-working jurist, who is considered to be
                                                                    an excellent model for all attorneys and fellow jurists.             Mike was an Assistant Attorney General
                                                                                                                                      for the state of Montana, from 1977 to 1982.
                                                                                                                                                                                                THANK YOU – SPOKANE COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION
Dick Manning and US Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito
                                                                                                                                      He then was elected Lewis and Clark County
                                                                                                                                      Attorney and served from 1982 to 2000, followed           Gonzaga University School of Law thanks the Spokane

                                                                                                                                      by two terms as Montana Attorney General
                                                                                                                                                                                                County Bar Association for their generous involvement
                                                                                                                                      from 2000 through 2008. As attorney general he
                                                                                                                                                                                                in the life of Gonzaga Law School. We appreciate your
                                                                                                                                      oversaw a staff of more than 700, and focused
                                                                                                                                      on methamphetamine prevention and natural                 generosity and the dedication you provide to our students,
                                                                                                                                      resource and land issues.                                 faculty, and staff.

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                              1979                                       1988                                                             1998                                                                   2000
                                 In November 2008, Ed                       Michael Zdancewicz has joined the Phoenix, Arizona law           KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, announced              Class of 2000 alumna Laura D. McAloon, has been named
                              Rheinheimer, a 1979 graduate               firm of Schneider and Onofry P.C. as partner.                     that Laurie M. Hatten-Boyd has been elected to the U.S.                a partner in K&L Gates’ Spokane/Coeur d’Alene office. Laura’s
                              of Gonzaga Law School, was                                                                                  firm’s partnership. Hatten-Boyd, who joined KPMG in 2003,               practice focuses on general municipal law, transportation, and
                              reelected to a second four-year                                                                             provides tax services to financial service clients. Her                 municipal finance.
                              term as County Attorney of                 1996                                                             additional responsibilities include working in the information
                              Cochise County, Arizona. Cochise                                                                            reporting practice, and withholding and reporting on cross-
                              County is located in the southeast            Heiko Coppola married Elizabeth Crosby on January 18,         border transactions. Hatten-Boyd serves as a member of the             2001
                              corner of the state of Arizona,            2009, at The Academy in Vancouver, WA. Heiko is an Assistant     Washington State Bar Association. Hatten-Boyd earned her
                                                                         United States Attorney for the Eastern District of California.                                                                             Geraldine Barretto-Ko, ’01, was recently promoted to
                              bordering Mexico to the south                                                                               J.D. from Gonzaga School of Law in 1998, and a Masters of
                                                                         The couple honeymooned in Maui and currently reside in the                                                                              shareholder at the firm of Marquis & Aurbach in Las Vegas,
County Attorney
                              and New Mexico to the east. The                                                                             Law from Georgetown University Law Center. She resides in
                                                                         Sacramento, California area.                                                                                                            Nevada. Geraldine heads the estate planning department for
of Cochise County, Arizona,   county includes the historic cities                                                                         Seattle, Washington with her family.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 the firm and practices in the areas of asset protection, estate
Ed Rheinheimer                of Tombstone and Bisbee.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 planning, probate guardianships and estate and gift taxation.
                                                                                                                                                                       1999                                      Geraldine and her husband are expecting their first child
1981                                                                                                                                                                       Jennifer Auchterlonie,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 this July.

   Randall | Danskin, P.S. is pleased to announce that                                                                                                                  class of ’99, received a Special            Benjamin Coleman, class of ’01, was recently promoted
Thomas W. McLane officially joined the firm as a principal                                                                                                                Commendation from the tax                to principal at Witherspoon, Kelley, Davenport & Toole.
on January 1, 2009. He was formerly a partner with Allen &                                                                                                              division of the U.S. Dept of             His practice is focused on medical malpractice defense,
McLane in Spokane.                                                                                                                                                      Justice, on October 29, 2008,            commercial litigation and health care transactions.
   McLane received his law degree in 1981 from Gonzaga                                                                                                                  for her work on the case of
University School of Law, and his LL.M. in labor law from                                                                                                               Bluetooth SIG, Inc., v. United
the National Law Center at George Washington University.                                                                                                                States, Civ. No. 05-1778-JCC             2002
Mr. McLane’s practice emphasizes employment and labor                                                                                                                   (W.D. Wash.). The case was
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Dianne K. Rudman, ’02, has been hired by Stamper Rubens
law, and he is a frequent lecturer on a wide range of                                                                                                                   a federal tax refund suit
                                                                                                                                          Jennifer D. Auchterlonie,                                              P.S., of Spokane, as an associate attorney. Dianne’s practice
employment law topics.                                                                                                                                                  brought by the Bluetooth group,
                                                                                                                                          recipient of Special                                                   will be primarily in the areas of elder law, estate planning,
                                                                                                                                          Commendation from             concerning the group’s claimed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 probate, and civil litigation.
                                                                                                                                          USDOJ Tax Division            tax-exempt status as a business
1982                                                                                                                                                                    league under Section 501(c)(6)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Jennifer Severson, class of 2002, will assume the
                                                                                                                                          of the Internal Revenue Code. The District Court entered
   Connie J. Mableson, class of                                          Heiko Coppola marries Elizabeth Crosby                                                                                                  presidency of the Association of Legal Administrators, San
                                                                                                                                          summary judgment in favor of the United States, and the case
’82, has opened her solo practice,                                                                                                                                                                               Diego Chapter in April. Jennifer works at Luce Forward
                                                                                                                                          is currently on appeal to the Ninth Circuit. Jennifer currently
Connie J. Mableson, PLLC in                                                                                                                                                                                      Hamilton in San Diego.
                                                                            Class of ’96 alum, Arlene Wiese,                              works for the DOJ in Washington D.C.
Phoenix, Arizona. Some of Connie’s
                                                                         has been named vice president for
specialties include: corporate and                                                                                                           Matt Ukishima, class of ’99, was
                                                                         2009, for the North Texas Society
LLC formation, intellectual property,                                                                                                     recently made a partner with the firm
                                                                         of Healthcare Risk Management
commercial and business contract                                                                                                          of Smith Freed & Eberhard, a litigation
                                                                         (NTSHRM). Arlene is an attorney with
and agreements, and litigation.       Connie J. Mableson                                                                                  law firm based in Portland, Oregon.
                                                                         Hermes Sargent Bates, LLP, based in
                                                                         Dallas, Texas. Her practice is devoted                           Matt’s practice focuses on the
                                                                                                                                          defense of products liability and other
1985                                                                     primarily to healthcare, medical
                                                                                                                                          commercial claims with an emphasis
                                                                         malpractice, and commercial litigation,
  Mary-Margaret Dalton Burgdorff, class of 1985, was                     including mass tort litigation, products                         on commercial transportation litigation.
appointed judge of the Superior Court of the state of                    liability, premises liability, and                               In Matt’s 10 years of experience
Connecticut by Governor M. Jodi Rell in February 2009.                   environmental and toxic tort litigation.   Arlene Wiese          as a litigator, he has defended against
                                                                                                                                          numerous multi-million dollar claims.
                                                                                                                                                                                     Matt Ukishima

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                                                                                                                                          Rising stars
                                                                                                                                          Each year Law & Politics magazine selects its Washington Rising Stars Super Lawyers. The magazine invites attorneys across
                                                                                                                                          the state to submit candidates who are considered the best up-and-coming attorneys, 40 years old or younger, or who have been
                                                                                                                                          in practice 10 years or less, that they have personally observed in action.

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                                                                                                                                          Gonzaga is proud of the following alumni who were designated “Rising Stars” for 2009:

                                                                                                                                          Business Litigation                                                    Intellectual Property
                                                                                                                                          Charles A. Lyman, Bullivant Houser Bailey, Seattle                     Devon Pritchard, Nintendo of America, Redmond

2003                                                                                                                                      Business/Corporate                                                     Personal Injury Defense: General
                                                                                                                                          Brett Amrine, Ogden Murphy Wallace, Wenatchee                          David L. Force, Carlson McMahon & Sealby, Wenatchee
   The ACC Mountain West                                                                                                                  Michael J. Thorner, Thorner Kennedy & Gano, Yakima                     Anne M. (Branstad) Loucks, Hackett Beecher & Hart, Seattle
Chapter honored SUPERVALU
Attorney Vonda Hall, at its
                                                                                                                                          Construction Litigation                                                Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice
annual Idaho/Montana Awards                                                                                                               John C. Dippold, Carney Badley Spellman, Seattle                       Ryan M. Beaudoin, Witherspoon Kelley Davenport & Toole, Spokane
Gala November 19, 2008. Vonda                                                                                                             Jason M. Kettrick, Carney Badley Spellman, Seattle                     Edward J. Bruya, Keefe Bowman & Bruya, Spokane
received the 2008 Corporate                                                                                                               Christina Gerrish Nelson, Ahlers & Cressman, Seattle                   Benjamin S. Coleman, Witherspoon Kelley Davenport & Toole, Spokane
Counsel Community Service/                                                                                                                                                                                       Angela M. Hayes, Randall & Danskin, Spokane
                                                                                                                                          Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
Probono Award. This                                                                                                                                                                                              Dan J. Keefe, Helsell Fetterman, Seattle
                                                                                                                                          John M. Brangwin, Woods & Brangwin, Wenatchee
prestigious award honors                                                                                                                                                                                         Professional Liability: Defense
corporate counsels who are                                                                                                                Employment & Labor                                                     Vanessa M. Vanderbrug, Lawrence & Versnel, Seattle
influential leaders in their                                                                                                               Rachel E. Miller, Dionne & Rorick, Seattle
communities. Ms. Hall also                                                                                                                                                                                       Real Estate
                                                                                                                                          Estate Planning & Probate
serves on the board of directors                                                                                                                                                                                 Magnus R. Andersson, Hanson Baker Ludlow Drumheller, Bellevue
                                                                                                                                          Ryan D. Rein, Riddell Williams, Seattle                                Aleana W. Harris, Alston Courtnage & Bassetti, Seattle
for the Intermountain West       SUPERVALU Attorney Vonda Hall
                                                                                                                                          Jesse D. Rodman, McGavick Graves, Tacoma                               Eugene W. Wong, Lasher Holzapfel Sperry & Ebberson, Seattle
Chapter of the Association of
Corporate Counsel. She is a                                                                                                               General Litigation                                                     Securities & Corporate Finance
member of the Class of 2003,                                                                                                              Jessie L. Harris, Williams Kastner, Seattle                            Brian B. DeFoe, Nordstrom, Seattle
and was a Thomas More Scholar.                                                                                                            Brandon L. Johnson, Minnick-Hayner, Walla Walla
                                                                                                                                          Brian P. Waters, Patterson Buchanan Fobes Leitch & Kalzer, Seattle     Tax
                                                                                                                                          Daniel G. Lloyd, City of Vancouver Attorney’s Office, Vancouver         Eric J. Sachtjen, Workland & Witherspoon, Spokane
                           Lauren Altdoerffer, of the Criminal
                       Justice Legal Foundation, recently
                       published two briefs which were                Elizabeth Meehan and Paul Slaney
                       submitted to the U. S. Supreme Court:
                       Baze v. Rees, 553 U.S. ___ (2008),
                       concerning lethal injection, and Rivera        2008
                       v. Illinois, which has not yet been                                                                                STAY
                       decided. Anyone interested in the                 Elizabeth Meehan and Paul Slaney were married on
                       cases can go to             August 9, 2008 in Portland, Oregon at the First Unitarian Church.
Lauren Altdoerffer     for the relevant information (case             In attendance from Gonzaga Law School were Jacob Scott,
                       briefs, lower court opinions, and legal        Michael Hatchett, Taylor Hallvik, Bennet Taylor, Christopher
                       expert commentary). Lauren’s work              Storz, Charles Gillis, Alison Milne and Sunset Crispin.             An online community                          CONNECT                                    COMMUNICATE
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Alumni events

                                                                              Left: Dean Earl Martin and Jim McLaughin, ’78
                                                                              Right: Ryan Alexeev, ’08, Jennifer Severson, ’02, Dan Morissey
                                                                              and Rondi Thorp, ’02                                             Olympia Alumni                                                            The Hon. Kathleen Delaney, JoAnn Gibbs ’94,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto ’90, Renee Reuther ’90

                                                                              San Diego Alumni Reception                                       Olympia Alumni Reception                                                  Las Vegas Alumni Reception
                                                                              – January 7, 2009                                                – February 24, 2009                                                       – March 5, 2009
                                                                              Janice Brown, ’83, hosted a Gonzaga law alumni reception at      Gonzaga Law School honored the justices of the Washington                 Catherine Cortez Masto, a 1990 graduate of Gonzaga School
                                                                              the University Club in downtown San Diego. Professors Gerry      State Supreme Court at an alumni reception at the Temple                  of Law and the current Attorney General of the State of
                                                                              Hess, Dan Morrissey, and Mary Pat Treuthart, joined Dean         of Justice. Dean Earl Martin thanked all of the justices for              Nevada, was a special guest at the Las Vegas GU law alumni
                                                                              Earl Martin in welcoming GU San Diego alumni.                    their time in assisting Gonzaga Law students with a variety               reception. Renee Reuther, class of ’87, hosted the reception
                                                                                                                                               of activities at the law school.                                          at her firm Rice Silbey Reuther and Sullivan.

Above: Valerie Salter, ’06, Connie Mableson, ’82 and Mark Lischwe, ’81        Steve Connolly, ’77 and John Etter, ‘77
Below: Madeleine Wanslee, ’88 and Brian Mullen, ’06

Phoenix Alumni Reception                                                      Portland Alumni Reception                                              What’s new? Did you move? Change Jobs?
– December 14, 2008                                                           – February 4, 2009                                                      Keep in touch with your former classmates, professors, and friends by sending us your professional and personal news
Madeleine Wanslee, partner at the firm of Gust Rosenfeld                       Steve Connolly, managing partner of Garvey Schubert Barer               for publication. Please make sure the news you submit is accurate, complete, and legible. Include a picture if you wish.
PLC, and class of ’88 law alum, hosted an alumni reception                    hosted an alumni reception and CLE. Dean Earl Martin                    If you have information you would like to submit for Class Action, please send it to:
in Phoenix, Arizona. Dean Earl Martin updated the alumni                      presented on, “The Millennial Generation Entering the                   Gonzaga University School of Law Alumni Office
on the latest developments at the law school.                                 Practice of Law.”                                                       P.O. Box 3528
                                                                                                                                                      Spokane, WA 99220-3528
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                                                                                                                                                                      Heritage Society
in memoriam

The Gonzaga University School of Law extends its deepest condolences to the families and friends of the following alumni and friends.

Jack Bennett, J.D. 1949                               Edward J. Leary, J.D. 1974              John Troup, J.D. 1954

Kristen Cassidy, J.D. 1977                            Charles Nagle, J.D. 1983                Thor Ulvestad, J.D. 1939

The Hon. Richard M. Ishikawa, J.D. 1957               John O’Connor, J.D. 1954

         Vivian Winston                                                   Joyce Workland
                                                                                                                                                                      Smithmoore “Smitty” Myers is one of the most extraordinary individuals to
         A well-known friend to many in the Spokane                       In her early years, her family moved from Lewiston                                          impact the Gonzaga School of Law. A summa cum laude graduate of both
         community, Vivian Winston, widow of Patrick Winston,             to Spokane, Washington, where she completed her                    “As members of           Gonzaga University and Gonzaga Law School, Smitty began his career 70 years
         the founder of Spokane law firm Winston Cashatt,                  education. Joyce married James J. Workland ’64,                                             ago as a clerk for the Spokane Superior Court. After serving in the Navy in WWII,
         was a recipient of the Liberty Bell Award from the               and they had recently celebrated their 50th wedding                                         he practiced law in the Puget Sound area before returning to GU as the Dean of
                                                                                                                                        Gonzaga’s Heritage Society,   Gonzaga Law in 1955. Smitty was appointed US Attorney in 1966, later returning
         Washington State Bar Association and was active                  anniversary. She is survived by her husband and
                                                                                                                                                                      to Gonzaga to oversee the direction and growth of the law school at GU. In 1979,
         in community issues well into her 80s. Mrs. Winston              three sons, Steven, Gregory, ’86, and James, Jr., of
                                                                                                                                                                      Smitty became the US Magistrate Judge for Eastern Washington. He retired from
         was one of the original founders of Women Helping                Spokane, Washington. Joyce is also survived by                the Myers have made the       full-time judicial duties in 1987 and from teaching in 1995.
         Women, and was always looking for ways to help                   two granddaughters, Nichole Brownlee, ’05, and
                                                                                                                                                                      Sandy and Smitty married in 1982. Together, the Myers have made the decision
         those less fortunate than herself.                               Stephanie Workland. Joyce was an avid golfer who                decision to add to the      to add to the Smithmoore Myers Endowed Chair as the main beneficiary of their
                                                                          loved to play with her “ladies” at Indian Canyon golf                                       combined estate.
                                                                          course. She fondly referred to the Canyon as her                Smithmoore P. Myers         Smitty’s favorite quote on the law: I am, as we all are, familiar with all the famous
                                                                          “Golf Club.” Though small in stature, she became a
                                                                                                                                                                      judicial quotes but the one that sticks in my mind on this particular occasion is
                                                                          giant when she made a hole-in-one at the old 4th hole
                                                                          Canyon, which delighted the city’s golf professionals.
                                                                                                                                        Endowed Chair as the main     from an unknown, aged visiting judge who helped us out in federal court when
                                                                                                                                                                      we were temporarily short of judicial talent. He said, “Never stand up when you
                                                                                                                                                                      can sit down. Never sit when you can lie down; and NEVER NEVER leave the
                                                                                                                                            beneficiary of their       premises without visiting the facilities.”
                          in memorY         of                                            in memorY           of
                                                                                                                                                                      An endowed fund was created by several law alums to honor Smithmoore Myers
                     Vivian Winston                                                   Joyce Workland
                                                                                                                                            combined estate.”         upon his retirement. In celebration of Smitty’s 95th birthday, please consider a
                                                                                                                                                                      gift to the Smithmoore P. Myers Endowed Chair as a tribute to Smitty’s heartfelt
                             1911 – 2009                                                      1935 – 2008                                                             dedication to the Gonzaga School of Law. Make your secure gift online at
                                                                                                                                                             or by mail. Questions, please contact Nancy Fike,
                                                                                                                                                                      Director of Development 509.313.3605.


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