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SCHOOL OF LAW   •   SINCE 1912                   WINTER 2010

                                 International Law:
                                 China, South Korea, Colombia,
                                 Brazil and Nepal


Dean                                     Table of Contents
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Message from                             the
Earl F. Martin

Managing Editor
Nancy Fike

Contributing Writers                      International Law: China and South Korea . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Virginia De Leon                                                                                                                                                                                           When Pope Paul III approved the formation of the Society of Jesus in 1540 he also approved the Formula
                                          Colombia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6                                                          of the Institution that had been authored by Saint Ignatius Loyola. The first entry in the Formula calls upon Jesuits
Nancy Fike                                                                                                                                                                                            to do work that promotes “the greater glory of God and the common good.”
Jeff Geldien                                                                                                                                                                                               This call to mission directed the Jesuits to engage the world in the service of their faith. In one sense this
                                          Brazil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Linda Kawaguchi McLane                                                                                                                                                                                meant that the Jesuits were expected to be in contact with the world rather than deal with the reality of life through
Al McNeil                                                                                                                                                                                             concepts and disinterested discussion. In another sense the call to mission required the Jesuits to travel the globe
                                          China . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8                                                         and engage people where they lived and how they lived. The work of the members, from the beginning and as a
Project Manager                                                                                                                                                                                       matter of identity, was to be intercultural and global in perspective.
                                          Nepal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10                                                              These mandates remain as relevant today as they were 500 years ago and inform the work of any Jesuit
Dale Goodwin                                                                                                                                                                                          educational institution. Former Father General Peter-Hans Kolvenbach, S.J., sounded this challenge: “We must
                                                                                                                                                                                                      therefore raise our Jesuit educational standard to educate the whole person of solidarity for the real world…
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                                         Departments:                                                                                                                                                 Students, in the course of their formation, must let the gritty reality of this world into their lives, so they can learn to
Susan Franklin                                                                                                                                                                                        feel it, think about it critically, respond to its suffering and engage it constructively.”
                                          Message from the Dean . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3                                                                    In the Winter 2008 edition of The Gonzaga Lawyer we talked of the law school’s connection to the realities of
Graphics Editor                                                                                                                                                                                       our world as manifested in the many acts of public service that inform the life of this place. In this edition we turn to
Pat Skattum                               In the News . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                            .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   12   the connections we are creating between this institution and the global community.
                                             Red Mass . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                            .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   12        For the last seven years, the law school has held a summer program in Florence, Italy, giving students valuable
Photographers                                Luvera Lecture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                            .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   14   experience with comparative and international law, the Italian legal system, and the culture of Florence. More
Brooke Ellis                                 Myra Bradwell Award . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                               .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   15
                                                                                                                                                                                                      recently, as you will discover in these pages, the law school has reached out to Asia and South America in search
Nancy Fike                                                                                                                                                                                            of new opportunities for our community to connect to, and to be in contact with.
                                             Gonzaga Reaches Top 100 and Top Honors . . . . . . .                                    .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   16        In November 2008 I visited law schools in China and Korea. I returned with agreements with the Southwest
Emily Hyndman                                Don Curran Receives President’s Award from WSBA .                                       .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   17   University of Political Science and Law in Chongqing, China, and the Inha University School of Law in Incheon,
Jeff Geldien                                 Mike McClintock Retires after Thirty-Three Years . . . . .                              .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   17   South Korea. These provide the groundwork for partnerships holding the promise of experiences and relationships
Jennifer Raudebaugh                          Gary Gayton Receives DAMA Award for Law . . . . . . .                                   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   17
                                                                                                                                                                                                      that will greatly enrich our students’ education. The first concrete manifestations of this are the five young students
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                                             Welcome New Faculty and Staff . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                               .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   18        Our outreach to South America is proceeding on two tracks. First, we are, within a larger Gonzaga University
                                                                                                                                                                                                      effort to connect with Jesuit institutions in Colombia, exploring opportunities for engagement with law schools in
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                                                                                                                                                                                                      Calí and Bogotá. Second, we have created a relationship with the Direito GV School of Law in San Paulo, Brazil.
spelled of the firm Thomson/West in
                                          Clinic News . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20                                                            This summer a faculty exchange with this law school will send Professor Larry Weiser to San Paulo and bring
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                                                                                                                                                                                                      Professor José Garcez Ghirardi to Spokane.
                                          Summations: Student News . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21                                                                      Through these efforts, Gonzaga University School of Law is trying to answer the call to work for the greater
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                                                                                                                                    china                                                                  south korea
                                                                                                                                       It all began during the 2007-2008 school year, when                    As Dean Martin was preparing for his trip to China last fall,
                                                                                                                                    Professor Ann Murphy taught at the Central University of               he was contacted by Hokyeom Kim, a native of South Korea
                                                                                                                                    Finance and Economics in Beijing as a Fulbright lecturer.              and a 2006 Gonzaga School of Law alumnus.
                                                                                                                                    Murphy’s experience opened doors for Gonzaga Law School                   Now an international lawyer and foreign legal consultant
                                                                                                                                    and paved the way for future visits and other exchanges,               based in Seoul, Korea, Kim wanted to create connections

                                                                                                                                    Martin said.                                                           between his alma mater in Spokane and his native country.
                                                                                                                                       While Murphy was in Beijing, the editors of The Gonzaga             He asked the dean to explore the possibility of a partnership
                                                                                                                                    Journal of International Law — an online law journal with              between Gonzaga and Inha University, a private, doctoral-

international                                                                                                                       readers from all over the world — hosted a symposium
                                                                                                                                    on international trade in February 2008. During that time,
                                                                                                                                                                                                           granting university located in Incheon, South Korea’s third
                                                                                                                                                                                                           largest metropolis.
By Virginia DeLeon                                                                                                                  they established a relationship with a professor from the                 South Korea is in the process of converting its legal
                                                                                                                                    Southwest University of Political Science and Law (SWUPL)              education system from an undergraduate program to a
                                                                                                                                    in Chongqing, China.                                                   professional school modeled after those in the United States.
                                                                                                                                       Those connections eventually led Professors George                  Inha University — which has ten undergraduate colleges
                                                                                                                                    Critchlow and Upendra Acharya to participate and present               and nine graduate programs — is one of only twenty-three
                                                                                                                                    at a conference in China last summer and to visit three                institutions in South Korea selected by the government to
                                                                                                                                    schools that were seeking to collaborate with colleges and             launch the country’s first ever graduate-level law schools.
                                                                                                                                    universities in the United States.                                     Inha’s first class of law students began their studies this past
                                                                                                                                       Based on their findings, Dean Earl Martin traveled to               spring semester.
                                                                                                                                    China last November and spent time visiting law students                  “They want to have U.S. partners,” said Martin, who
                                                                                                                                    in Chongqing, Wuhan, and Beijing. Martin met with                      visited Inha University as part of his ten-day trip to Asia.

                                                                                                                                    administrators, faculty, and students at all of the law schools,       Like SWUPL in Chongqing, Inha University now has a
     n this increasingly globalized society, the work of              As the economic, political, and cultural systems of the       and made presentations to the students at SWUPL and at                 Memorandum of Understanding with Gonzaga. In the coming

     attorneys often transcends national borders —                 world become more integrated, it’s essential for both students   Wuhan University School of Law.                                        years, both universities anticipate exchange programs
                                                                                                                                       SWUPL, which houses eleven schools on two campuses                  involving faculty and students as well as the possibility of
influencing people, places, and policies in various                and faculty to deepen their understanding of international law
                                                                                                                                    and has a total enrollment of more than 20,000 students,               Spokane-based and overseas summer programs.
parts of the world.                                                and the legal systems of other nations.
                                                                                                                                    made an impact on Dean Martin. He was impressed with
   To prepare lawyers to serve in this multicultural                  A growing number of students as well as applicants to
                                                                                                                                    SWUPL’s modern campus, its reputation as one of the
environment, Gonzaga’s School of Law has gone global.              Gonzaga also are seeking international experience to enhance
                                                                                                                                    leading law schools in China, and the university’s “vigorous
   For many years, the law school has offered a four-              their law school education, Martin said.
                                                                                                                                    leadership that’s extremely interested in developing
week summer program in Florence, where law students                   “Law is a global activity and our students need to be         international partnerships,” he said. Martin’s visit resulted
from Gonzaga as well as other schools can learn about              effective advocates and counselors who can perform and           in a Memorandum of Understanding between SWUPL
comparative, international, and human rights law while             practice in this environment,” Martin said.                      and Gonzaga — an agreement involving faculty and student
experiencing Italian culture, language, and history.                  In the past two years, the law school faculty, students,      exchanges and the possibility of a joint curriculum in
   Now, the School of Law has reached out to other parts of        and alumni have planted seeds to nurture these international     the future.
the world by developing relationships with schools in China,       ties. Here are some details about the School of Law’s               As part of that memorandum, Gonzaga is now hosting
South Korea, Colombia, and Brazil.                                 connections to other parts of the globe:                         five SWUPL students, who live on campus and attend classes
   “This is mission-centered work,” explained Dean Earl                                                                             at the law school. The five students, who are in their third

Martin. The university’s humanistic, Jesuit, and Catholic                                                                           year of a four-year undergraduate law program, will receive
                                                                                                                                    college credit from SWUPL for the courses they complete
traditions and values “call upon us to engage with and
                                                                                                                                    at Gonzaga.
learn about other cultures.”                                                                                                                                                                               Dean Earl Martin and Dean Seong Kwon

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colombia                                                                                                                           brazil
   For almost a decade, the Oregon Province of the Society           Both professors see many possibilities in Colombia —             Of all the law schools in the United States, Gonzaga’s
of Jesus and the Jesuit Province of Colombia have honored         from faculty and student exchanges and teleconference            stood out to José Garcez Ghirardi.
the Twinning Agreement, a collaborative effort that promotes      classes to continued dialogue and research on issues that           A law professor at the Direito Getulio Vargas School of
joint apostolic activities and visits to each other’s province.   include human rights, restorative justice, and property          Law in Sao Paolo, Brazil, Ghirardi had just facilitated a new
The agreement includes exchanges for language and special         restitution for the millions who have been displaced by          law program at Direito — a cutting-edge, private school
studies between Jesuit priests and brothers as well as            Colombia’s internal strife. The conflict also has had a          model that contrasted with the vast majority of public law
students and professors from Gonzaga University, Seattle          devastating impact on the rights of women and children,          schools in Brazil. In order to provide his students with the
University, and Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, a school        which has been the focus of Treuthart’s research for many        best possible education, Ghirardi researched law programs
with campuses in Bogotá and Calí.                                 years. Many of their Colombian counterparts at the university    in the United States that he felt they could learn from and
                                                                                                                                                                                                        “It was a remarkable experience for us to learn about their
   The first exchange involving Gonzaga University School         also were especially interested in Ballard’s expertise in        seek out as partners. He looked for schools known for their
                                                                                                                                                                                                     legal education,” said Weiser, who also shared his admiration
of Law took place this past summer. Professors Megan              animal rights law — derechos de los animales, a growing          outstanding faculty and clinical legal education. He checked
                                                                                                                                                                                                     for the quality of the research in Direito’s legal journals.
Ballard and Mary Pat Treuthart spent four weeks at Javeriana      field in a country where bullfighting and cock fights are        out Ivy League schools, other private universities, and law
                                                                                                                                                                                                        “There are so many great possibilities with this school.”
University in Calí to participate in a Spanish immersion          considered a tradition.                                          programs with an international reputation.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     During the conference and throughout their ten-day stay,
program and to evaluate the prospect of a partnership                Throughout their stay, the professors were showered with         In the summer of 2008, Ghirardi traveled to Spokane to
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Weiser and Hammer met with law professors from all over
between the law school and Javeriana.                             kindness and hospitality, Ballard said. They hope to build on    meet with the dean, faculty, students, and others at the law
                                                                                                                                                                                                     South America. Many shared their hopes of changing their
   When they weren’t in Spanish class or learning about           these friendships and contacts in order to make Gonzaga          school. Based on his experience and the friendships he made,
                                                                                                                                                                                                     schools’ legal education into a more interactive model that
Colombia’s history and people through various cultural            School of Law a more visible participant in the agreement        he invited Professors Gail Hammer and Larry Weiser to come
                                                                                                                                                                                                     focuses on problem-solving, hands-on learning, and a variety
outings, Treuthart and Ballard spent much of their free time      between the Jesuit provinces.                                    to Sao Paolo in March in order to present at a conference for
                                                                                                                                                                                                     of teaching methods in order to connect with a diverse
meeting with the university’s law faculty and professors from        Dean Martin said he hopes to travel to South America in       law professors from all over South America.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     student body.
the women’s studies and political science departments. They       February of 2010 to spend time at Javeriana as well as Direito      Gonzaga, he concluded, was an excellent fit.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        A professor from Chile expressed his sentiments to
also visited the courts and made contacts with local non-         Getulio Vargas School of Law in Brazil in order to assess
                                                                                                                                      Upon their arrival, Hammer and Weiser discovered that          Professor Hammer: “Teaching law is not about passing on
government organizational agencies. “We wanted to make            the possibility of joint programs and other activities.
                                                                                                                                   Direito is considered to be one of the most innovative and        doctrine, but about teaching students how to think and
longer-term, sustainable connections,” Treuthart said.
                                                                                                                                   reputable schools in Brazil. The recently accredited school       how to try. It is about giving them the opportunity to face
                                                                                                                                   accepts only fifty law students a year so class sizes are small   things without fear. It is about helping to form autonomous,
                                                                                                                                   and all students are given the opportunity to participate.        lucid individuals.”
                                                                                                                                   Like Gonzaga, Direito has a commitment to egalitarianism             The next concrete step in this partnership is a faculty
                                                                                                                                   and social justice, Hammer said. “They are preparing their        exchange between Ghirardi and Weiser during the second
                                                                                                                                   students to be good citizens of the world,” she said. “The        session of the summer semester. Weiser will spend a few
                                                                                                                                   school seemed like a dynamic place.”                              weeks in Sao Paolo teaching clinical education in English to
                                                                                                                                      Ghirardi and others at Direito wanted to learn more about      Brazilian students while Ghirardi stays in Spokane, where he
                                                                                                                                   the teaching methodology at Gonzaga Law School — and the          will offer a course titled “Art and Jurisprudence.”
                                                                                                                                   hands-on education students receive through the clinical law         “My interactions with the people at Direito were
                                                                                                                                   programs. While Hammer and Weiser shared their expertise          absolutely inspirational,” Hammer said. “Their excitement
                                                                                                                                   in these fields, they, too, wanted to learn, in solidarity with   and their passion — about the law and about being a good
                                                                                                                                   their Brazilian counterparts.                                     public citizen — run deep. It was such a positive experience.”
   Law school is demanding enough for most aspiring                 The other four students are: Tian Chuandong (Nicole),
attorneys.                                                       age 20; Zhang Siqi (Kiki), age 20; Li Xiao (Tina), age 21; and
   But imagine studying torts, contracts, and criminal law       Sun Yue (Sandra), age 18.
in another language, in a country and culture completely            All five are in their third year of a four-year undergraduate
different from your own.                                         law program at SWUPL. Several hundred students in
   That’s the challenge this year for five young women           Chongqing applied for the chance to study at Gonzaga by
from the Southwest University of Political Science and           enduring several three-hour-long written exams and a
Law in Chongqing, China. As part of a Memorandum of              number of interviews, both in English and in Chinese. Xiao,
Understanding between Gonzaga and SWUPL, the five                Tian, Zhang, Li and Sun — who also were vetted by their
students are spending a year in Spokane to improve               professors for their intellectual abilities and English-speaking
their English, gain an understanding of law in the United        skills — emerged at the top of their class.
States, experience Western culture, and share their own             “I’ve been an ordinary Chinese all of my life,” said Tian.
perspectives with students and faculty at Gonzaga. “Their        “I’ve excelled in school since first grade. I really never
year-long stay in Spokane is the first concrete step toward      dreamed of studying abroad.”                                          Although the students won’t receive a law degree                    Since they arrived on August 12, the five women have
building a partnership between Gonzaga and SWUPL,“ said             When she learned about the opportunity to travel to the         from Gonzaga, they’ll earn credits toward completion                lived on campus in two university-owned apartments. With
Gonzaga School of Law Dean Earl Martin.                          United States to study law, Tian worked harder than ever to        of their baccalaureate in China. To accomplish that,                help from students and faculty from the law school, the
   “In China, we learned about America only from the             excel, she said.                                                   they have enrolled in half the courses that first-year law          university’s English Language Center and others from the
Internet and by reading Chinese newspapers,” said 25-year-                                                                          students normally take. This fall, their classes are Torts          Spokane community, the women have participated in various
old Xiao Chen Lin, also known as “Lynn” to her professors                                                                           and Perspectives on the Law. In the spring, they’ll study           activities both on campus and throughout Spokane.
and American friends. “I wanted to come here and learn                                                                              Contracts and Criminal Law.                                            They’ve kayaked on the Spokane River, visited Manito
about the real America.”                                                                                                               “We want to experience the culture and compare Chinese           Park and other scenic areas, picked apples at Greenbluff and
                                                                                                                                    law with American law,” said Zhang, who hopes to pursue a           participated in a 5-kilometer race. The students have figured
                                                                                                                                    career in economic and trade law.                                   out which grocery stores and Asian markets in Spokane sell
                                                                                                                                       At home, their legal system is governed by civil law — a         the ingredients they need to cook their traditional Chinese
                                                                                                                                    significant distinction when compared to the use of common          dishes. They exercise regularly at the Rudolf Fitness Center
                                                                                                                                    law in the United States.                                           on campus, attend barbecues and parties, and participate
                                                                                                                                       Professors at Gonzaga are very approachable and                  in jazz dance classes. Li and Zhang even tried out for the
                                                                                                                                    interested in their opinions, said Tian. They want to involve       Gonzaga cheerleading team.
                                                       BEAUTIFUL WORLD                                                              the students in discussions and encourage them to share                Next on their to-do list: get tickets to a Gonzaga men’s
                                                                                                                                    their ideas and point of view.                                      basketball game and root for their favorite team. “It’s quite
                                                                                                                                       Poring through textbooks in English, writing papers,             different from our own campus but we feel comfortable

                                                                                                                                    conducting research, and preparing for class has been               here,” said Li. “People have been friendly and we have had
                                                                                                                                    a grueling experience, the women acknowledged. Their                many activities.”

       chinese                                                                                                                      American classmates help them out by sharing notes and
                                                                                                                                    providing explanations during class discussions. Their
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Despite the initial culture shock, the women from China
                                                                                                                                                                                                        have learned to adjust — and often embrace — life in the
                                                                                                                                    professors also take extra time to make sure they feel              United States, they said.
                                                                                                                                    comfortable in class and understand the lessons, said Tian.
                                                                                                                                       Much of their education, however, also takes place outside
                                                                                                                                    the classroom. To make new friends and improve their English
                                                                                                                                    skills, the five Chinese students have immersed themselves in
                                                                                                                                    Gonzaga culture.

                                                                                                                                           His landmark cases in the Supreme Court of Nepal include           His international experience as well as his familiarity
                                                                                                                                         the right of daughters to inherit property and the Godabary        with diverse and marginalized communities has compelled
                                                                                                                                         Marble Case, which in 1996 led to the enactment of an              Acharya to share his perspective with law students
                                                                                                                                         Environmental Protection Act in Nepal.                             at Gonzaga.
                                                                                                                                           After practicing law in his native country and teaching            “My emphasis is on international law because I wish
                                                                                                                                         at his alma mater in Kathmandu, Acharya traveled to the            to educate others who are not aware of poverty around
                                                                                                                                         United States to dig deeper and grow in his understanding of       the globe and about the suffering that millions of people
                                                                                                                                         environmental and natural resource law. He graduated with          experience on a daily basis,” he said. Their misery as a result
                                                                                                                                         a master’s of law from the Wallace Stegner Center for Land,        of inequity is a “threat to international peace,” he said.
                                                                                                                                         Resources, and the Environment at the University of Utah’s           It is imperative for all attorneys to have some experience
                                                                                                                                         College of Law. He continued to expand his knowledge base          or at least an understanding of international law, stressed
                                                                                                                                         and research by earning a doctor of laws from the University       Acharya, who travels regularly around the world and was
                                                                                                                                         of Wisconsin Law School.                                           part of Gonzaga’s efforts to establish ties with the Southwest
                                                                                                                                           Before joining the Gonzaga law faculty in 2005, Acharya          University of Political Science and Law in Chongqing, China.
                                                                                                                                         spent five years as legal counsel to the Chippewa Cree                “If I can educate students about the importance of
  He fought for the underdogs — the poor, the marginalized,              He also inspired the young Acharya to learn English and to      Tribe of the Rocky Boy’s Reservation in Montana. He                international law and the way it works, they can make a
the people who didn’t have a voice.                                    study law.                                                        continues to do volunteer work for various Montana tribes          strong impact on the global community,” Acharya said. “It
  As a young lawyer in his native Nepal, Dr. Upendra                     “I became aware of international events because my father       and collaborates with colleagues in Nepal as they study the        is one way to eliminate or at least reduce poverty and to
Acharya took on cases that other attorneys wouldn’t touch.             had access to newspapers from all over the world,” Acharya        country’s history and evaluate the drafting process for a          encourage people all over the world to be respectful of one
There was no money to be made representing indigent                    recalled. “Reading about other cultures made me realize           new constitution.                                                  another. This will enable us to realize global peace.”
clients. But they, too, had rights before the law.                     that corruption was rampant — and still is — in our political
  “I wanted to fight for the poor and the deprived,” said              leadership. News stories from other parts of the world made
Acharya, assistant professor at Gonzaga University’s School            Nepalese society seem so backward and feudal.”
of Law. “As I became aware of the poverty around the world,              An awareness of the global community and other ways
I wanted to stand up not just for Nepalese people, but for             of life also led Acharya to recognize that he was a member
poor people everywhere.”                                               of the privileged class in a caste system that discriminated
  Born in the village of Chudi in western Nepal, Acharya               against women, the poor, and minorities.
grew up in a rural, mountainous area where he was forced to              Instead of accepting the status quo, Acharya questioned
walk an hour each way to the nearest school. In a classroom            Nepal’s societal norms and began exploring issues of
without desks or chairs, he and other students spent the day           equality and social justice. His desire for fairness shaped his
sitting on the floor as they listened to their lessons in the
classical language of Sanskrit.
                                                                       philosophy as an attorney. It also led him to represent clients
                                                                       and causes that were rejected by other lawyers in Nepal
  Fortunately for Acharya, his father also became his                  including the rights of bonded laborers in the eastern-most
                                                                                                                                                                                                     THANK YOU
teacher. As a pioneer journalist and the publisher of the local        parts of the country.

newspaper, “Sagarmatha,” which means “Everest,” the late                 After graduating with a bachelor of laws degree from
Satya Der Acharya exposed his son to global perspectives.              Tribhuvan University in Kathmandu, Nepal, and then later

They discussed politics, society, and current events — not             with a master’s in comparative law from the University of
just in their own country, but in India, Europe, the United            Delhi in India, Acharya established his own law practice and
States, and other parts of the world.                                  made a name for himself in the fields of international law and
                                                                       human rights.


              Left: Thayne McCulloh, Ph.D. and The Hon. Kathleen O’Connor, ‘75

              Red Mass 2009
                 The Most Reverend William S. Skylstad, D.D., Bishop of

              Spokane, presided at this year’s Red Mass, held on September

              15 at St. Aloysius Church. A reception was held after the mass

              at Jundt Art Museum.

                 This year’s Distinguished Judicial Award was presented

              to The Hon. Kathleen O’Connor for her outstanding service

              on the bench, and the Judges Foundation Lawless Memorial

              Scholarship was given to GU law student Steven Merriman.

                 The homilist was Peter B. Ely, S.J., Vice President of

              Mission and Ministry for Seattle University, and the cantor

              was Mrs. Va Lena Curran.

 IN the NEWS

Bobby Lee Cook, guest lecturer in the Barbieri Courtroom              Lita Luvera, Bobby Lee Cook, Paul Luvera and Dean Earl Martin   Ilaria Hare-Heiderich, Dean Earl Martin, Judge Ellen Kalama Clark, Ashlee Wiese, Kaitlin Jaccard

Luvera Lecture                                                                                                                        2009 Myra Bradwell Award
   The annual Luvera Lecture was held this year in Spokane               The television show Matlock was reportedly based on             Each year, the Gonzaga Law Women’s Law Caucus awards                               This year’s award was given to Judge Ellen Kalama Clark,
                                                                                                                                      a distinguished member of the legal community an award                             a member of the class of 1982. Judge Clark is a native
on September 30 in the Barbieri Courtroom at Gonzaga Law              Cook’s law practice; and his defense of Savannah, Georgia
                                                                                                                                      in recognition of their work through the law to better the                         Hawaiian who moved to Spokane after graduating from the
School. The guest lecturer was well-known defense attorney            socialist Jim Williams, helped empower John Berendt’s true      situations of women and children. This award is the Myra                           University of Hawaii. She was persuaded to attend Gonzaga
                                                                                                                                      Bradwell award, and is named in honor of a pioneering                              Law School by a friend.
Bobby Lee Cook.                                                       crime classic Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.
                                                                                                                                      member of the legal profession. Mrs. Bradwell overcame                                Judge Clark joined the bench as a court commissioner
   Mr. Cook is considered one of the top defense attorneys in            The Luvera Lecture Series is made possible by generous       many obstacles to become the first female attorney admitted                        in 1993 and served until 1999, when she was elected to the

the country, and has tried thousands of cases including more          support from Gonzaga Law graduates Paul and Lita Luvera.        to practice in the United States.                                                  Superior court.

than 300 murder trials in over forty states. He graduated from

Vanderbilt University Law School and at 82 years old is still

practicing law with his firm of Cook & Connell.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                               Mike McClintock is honored for thirty-three years of dedication

                                                                                                                                                                                                               Mike McClintock Retires after Thirty-Three Years
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   After thirty-three years of teaching the bright young minds
                                                                                                                                                                                                               of future lawyers, Mike retired at the end of the 2008-09
                                                                                                                                                                                                               academic year.
Gonzaga Reaches Top 100                                                   Gonzaga Law Clinic Receives Top Honors                                                                                                   On April 30, 2009, the faculty and staff of Gonzaga Law
                                                                                                                                                                                                               School honored Mike for his dedication and commitment.
   Gonzaga University School of Law has moved onto the list                  U.S. News & World Report magazine recently ranked                                                                                 During his time at Gonzaga Law, he was faculty advisor to the
of the top 100 law schools of the nation, as ranked by U.S.               Gonzaga University School of Law’s clinical training program                                                                         Law Review for seventeen years, and was four-time recipient,
News & World Report magazine in its Best Law Schools,                     as being in the top one third in the nation. The School of                                                                           in 1978, 1979, 1990, and 1993, of Gonzaga Law School SBA’s
2010 edition.                                                             Law’s Center for Law and Justice is home to University Legal                                                                         “Best Teacher of the Year Award.”
   Dean Earl Martin said that he was especially pleased by                Assistance (ULA), a clinical law program dedicated to offering
the improvements made in two categories used to calculate                 legal support to low income and elderly clients.
the rankings. “First, our 3.0 assessment score by lawyers and                Commonly referred to as “the clinic,” Gonzaga’s clinical
judges, which is superior to many schools that are ranked                 law program was one of the first of its kind established in
above us, speaks to how well…the institution is perceived by              the United States. Over 1,000 alumni have worked in clinical
the bench and bar…Second, the results that our graduates                  programs during their time at the law school, representing or
have been achieving on the Washington State bar exam are                  supporting the legal needs of over 9,500 clients.
certainly contributing to our gains in this ranking. Both of these                                                                         Don Curran

outcomes bear a strong connection to the great work that goes
on in our classrooms every single day.”
                                                                                                                                           Don Curran receives the 2009 President’s Award
   Dean Martin also noted that “all of the improvements and
                                                                                                                                           from the WSBA
changes we have adopted over the last few years have been
                                                                                                                                               The Washington State Bar Association presented J. Donald        Gary Gayton Class of 1962 Receives DAMA Award
embraced because they advance our mission of providing our                                                                                                                                                     for Law
                                                                                                                                           Curran the 2009 President’s Award at their annual meeting in
students with an excellent legal education. . . . Not because
                                                                                                                                           Seattle on Thursday, September 23.                                      On October 15, 2009, law school alum Gary Gayton was
they somehow positively impact our place in any ranking. We                                                                                    The President’s Award is given annually by the president        honored with the DAMA award for law. Each year, the Gonzaga
will always stay focused on the things that fundamentally make                                                                             of the WSBA in recognition of special accomplishments or            University Alumni Association awards select members with
GU Law such a high quality experience for our students.”                                                                                   service to the WSBA during the president’s term. Throughout         its highest honor, the Distinguished Alumni Merit Award.
                                                                                                                                           Don’s career, he has been an active member of the WSBA,             Nominations come in from various sources throughout the
                                                                                                                                           serving on many committees, and on the WSBA Board of                University. Ultimately, recipients are chosen based on their
                                                                                                                                           Governors from 1988-1991. In 1996, Mr. Curran received the          service and contributions to their families, their careers, their
                                                                                                                                           Washington State Bar Association Lifetime Service Award.            peers, and their communities.

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                                                                                                                     life in the

                                                                                                                        As I write this, all of the departments in the law school are        there’s no substitute for being engaged in the life of the law school
                                                                                                                     in the midst of answering the American Bar Association (ABA)            — talking with students and faculty about their work; offering
                                                                                                                     Annual Questionnaire. We’re all busy gathering, compiling, and          training sessions to student groups like the Gonzaga Law Review
Welcome New Faculty and Staff
                                                                                                                     analyzing information for the purpose of providing some objective       and the Gonzaga Journal of International Law, research assistants,
Vickie Williams – Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
                                                                                                                     way to measure the quality of the education we provide to our           and faculty; and suggesting relevant resources and research
    Associate Professor Vickie Williams, has been with
Gonzaga Law School since 2003. Prior to that she was an                                                              law students. (At least I think that’s the purpose.)                    strategies. Patrick Charles, the associate director of the library,
adjunct lecturer at the University of Washington School of                                                              The library section of the questionnaire changed significantly       and I co-taught Advanced Legal Research to second- and third-
Law in Seattle from 2000 to 2003. Dean Williams teaches in the                                                       this year, and has been the subject of much debate among                year law students for the first time this past spring semester. It
areas of Health Care Law, Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law,
                                                                                                                     law librarians across the country. One change is that we are            was extremely rewarding to work with law students to help them
Conflict of Laws, and Federal Jurisdiction. She was appointed
associate dean of academic affairs in July.                                                                          no longer required to report volume and title counts. While I           become better researchers, and ultimately better attorneys.
                                                                                                                     recognize that those statistics can provide meaningful (and                I feel like we’re moving in the right direction when students
Tricia Burns-Hart – Career Services - Counselor                                                                      sometimes necessary) information, they can also do harm to the          and faculty seek us out to ask questions, recommend material to
     Tricia received her J.D. from Gonzaga Law School in                                                             collection and result in an inefficient allocation of resources.        purchase, and think of the library as a valuable resource in and of
December of 2005. She practiced employment law for a short                                                           If decisions are driven by the desire to manipulate or inflate the      itself. Nothing is more gratifying than receiving an e-mail or phone
time and returned to Gonzaga Law School in February of this
                                                                                                                     number of volumes and titles in the collection, the more important      call from a former law student (now practicing attorney) with a
year. She received her BA degree from Gonzaga University
in May of 1994 and worked in human resources for nearly ten                                                          goal of focusing on the quality, relevance, and accessibility of our    research question, though hearing good things about the research
years, four-and-a-half of those at GU Human Resources while                                                          collection is lost. So this change is liberating, in a way, because     skills of Gonzaga law grads from other librarians is a close second.
attending law school. Tricia has two children ages 5 ½ and 3 ½                                                       we can weed our collection without worrying that it will have a            Finally, I am sad to report that the Chastek Library lost one of
and is married to Jeff Hart, who is also employed at Gonzaga.
                                                                                                                     negative impact on our ranking, and we can purchase material            our staff members. Lesley Lee, the administrative secretary in
                                                                                                                     that our students and faculty will actually use.                        the library, suffered a brain aneurism on August 14 and died on
                                                                                                                        The revised questionnaire tries to focus more on the services        September 11, 2009. Most of you probably didn’t get a chance to
                                                                                                                     the library provides, the resources we devote to supporting those       know her because she didn’t work in a public service position, but
                                                                                                                     services, and the amount of money we spend on our collection.           she was greatly responsible for making the library run smoothly.
                                                                                                                     I think this is a step in the right direction, though it raises other   Besides being extraordinarily intelligent, competent, and hard-
                                                                                                                     issues. Obviously, there is no perfect instrument to measure what       working, she also set the tone for the library with her unfailingly

                                                                      Above: Vickie Williams and Tricia Burns-Hart   the ABA is trying to quantify, but that’s another discussion.           gracious and thoughtful manner. She was an integral part of the
                                                                                                                        The process of answering the ABA Questionnaire makes                 law library and will be missed.
                                                                                                                     me think about how the library supports the mission of the law
                                                                                                                     school and how we know if we’re doing a good job. For this,

CLINIC NEWS                                                                                                                            SUMMATIONS student news

    The clinical law program has now finished an almost                   In other clinic news: Seven students and three attorneys
total change-over from its prior model. Beginning this fall,           traveled to Philadelphia October 22 through 26 to attend

the clinic completed its evolution into eight separate clinical        the National Consumer Law Center annual convention.
programs run by eight separate clinical teachers. They are,            Nearly 1,000 consumer lawyers gathered to attend intensive
listed in order of seniority:                                          seminars on many topics, including predatory lending,
Consumer Law Clinic _______ Alan McNeil                                mortgage foreclosure defense, truth-in-lending violations,

Elder Law Clinic ____________ Larry Weiser                             debt collection abuses, and auto fraud. These exciting,
General Practice Clinic ____ George Critchlow (currently               inspirational seminars never fail to inspire students.
                              directed by Terry Sawyer)                   The Federal Tax Clinic has been busy with U.S. Tax

General Practice Clinic _____ Gail Hammer                              Court calendars. In June, the director and one student flew
Federal Tax Clinic___________ Jennifer Gellner                         to Anchorage for the Alaska trial calendar. The student
Indian Law Clinic ___________ Jay Kanassatega                          negotiated a settlement for one taxpayer and brought back
Business Law Clinic ________ Steve Faust                               a brief to write for another, pro se, taxpayer. On October 5,
Environmental Law Clinic __ Mike Chappell                              the tax court was in Spokane for one week. Nine students
                                                                       attended with seven able to assist pro se taxpayers at the
   The clinical program has also attracted a number of
                                                                       calendar, resulting in a number of favorable settlements.
“Practitioners in Residence” who volunteer their time
                                                                       Two of the taxpayers that were helped are now clients of the
and knowledge in various clinics:
                                                                       clinic for additional assistance.
Indian Law Clinic ___________ District Court Commissioner                 The Tax Clinic has also announced that Chuck Hammer,
                               Robert Seines                           former director of the clinic, is now a “Practitioner in
Consumer Law   ______________ Former WA State Attorney
                                                                       Residence,” and available to assist all clinic students with
                               General Owen Fritz Clarke               tax and litigation issues.
Consumer Law   ______________ Former Federal Bankruptcy
                                                                          Longtime clinic instructor Terry Sawyer has taken over the
                               Court Clerk Ted McGregor                duties of George Critchlow while he serves as acting dean of    Mission Possible 2009 – Spring Trip to Honduras
Federal Tax Clinic ___________ Former IRS Agent & Director
                                                                       the law school.                                                    The Mission Possible team did it again! Mission Possible worked hard all year fundraising in order to complete two projects in the
                               of Low Income Taxpayer                                                                                  mountains of Honduras. Thirteen GU Law students headed to Lepaera, Honduras over spring break 2009, to complete their annual
                               Chuck Hammer                                                                                            service trip.
Clinic________________________ Former U.S. Attorney                                                                                       The group painted a multipurpose center (gymnasium) in Lepaera’s only public school, then headed to another public school in
                               Jim Connelly                                                                                            a remote community called El Matasanito. The second school has just two classrooms in which three separate grades are taught.
                                                                                                                                       Mission Possible painted these two classrooms and handed backpacks with school supplies to all 119 students!
    This increase has been in response to major changes
                                                                                                                                          The trip was a rewarding life experience that taught each Mission Possible member that a little goes a long way! For more details
in the law school curriculum. As of this year, all entering
                                                                                                                                       please read our brand new blog:
first-year students must complete an extern- or internship
requirement in order to graduate from law school. The
expanded clinic offerings were created to provide
opportunities to meet this requirement.

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SUMMATIONS student news

                      COMMENCEMENT 2009
                        On Saturday, May 16,
                                                         The Honorable Ryan C. Crocker and Father Robert J. Spitzer, S. J.

                      commencement ceremonies for
                      the 2009 graduating class were        Brian Thomas Sniffen received the Dean’s Academic                       Thomas “Jerry” Greenan, class of 1957, was presented the

                                                         Achievement Award and also gave the response from                        Gonzaga Law Medal in recognition of his accomplishments
                      held at McCarthey Center on        the Class of 2009. Professor Sheri Engelken was the                      and contributions to the legal profession. Mr. Greenan served

                      the Gonzaga University campus.     faculty speaker.                                                         on Gonzaga’s Board of Trustees for twenty years, including

                                                            The Honorable Ryan C. Crocker, Ambassador of the                      two years as chair. He was elected Trustee Emeritus in 2004,
                      Over 185 students received their   United States to the country of Iraq, gave the commencement              and remains active on a number of the Board’s committees.

                      diplomas and hoods.                address. Ambassador Crocker embodies Gonzaga’s values                    He has served the university and law school on many other

                                                         of service, justice, and professional excellence. Ambassador             committees and programs throughout the years.

                                                         Crocker served as the top American diplomat in Iraq for the

                                                         past two years, until his retirement at the end of April, 2009.

                                                         He was given an honorary degree.

SUMMATIONS student news

                                                                       Carissa Greenberg Selected for the Morey Maurice Service           “The 188 students that comprise the class of 2012 come
                                                                                                                                                                                                          2009 Entering Class Profile
                                                                       and Leadership Award                                           from a more diverse set of backgrounds than any before it,”
                                                                                                                                      said Susan Lee, Gonzaga Law Director of Admissions.                 Number of Applicants . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1513
                                                                          Carissa Greenberg was named the 2009 recipient of the
                                                                                                                                          “Our incoming class represents talent from our home state       Class Size . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 188
                                                                       Morey-Maurice Award for Service and Leadership. This
                                                                                                                                      of Washington, as well as twenty-eight other states, including      Gender
                                                                       award is given to a graduating law student who has made an                                                                              Male . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .121 (64%)
                                                                       “extraordinary contribution of both service and leadership     Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, and New York. Our                Female . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .67 (36%)
                                                                       while attending Gonzaga University School of Law.” The award   out-of-state students comprise 63% of our incoming class.”          Residency
                                                                       was established in memory of Wanda Morey Maurice and               “We are also very pleased to welcome our first                        Washington Residents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37%
                                                                                                                                      international student from China.”                                        Non-Resident . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63%
Justice Warren Jones, Ryan Armentrout, Justice Charles Johnson,
                                                                       John Wyk Maurice, parents of Professor John Morey Maurice.
                                                                                                                                          The incoming class of 188 was selected from a competitive       Underrepresented Ethnic Minorities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14%
Justice Susan Owens, Justice Debra Stephens, Erica Simms
                                                                                                                                      applicant pool of 1,513, Lee said: “Our students have attained      Average Age . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
                                                                                                                                      their education from such outstanding universities as the           States Represented . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
2009 Linden Cup and Heidelberg                                                                                                        University of Arizona, Colgate, Dartmouth, and Johns Hopkins        Undergraduate Universities Represented. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97
   The team of Erica Simms and Ryan Armentrout were this                                                                              University.”                                                        LSAT Profile
                                                                                                                                                                                                                75th Percentile . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 157
year’s Linden Cup award winners. The final round, held in                                                                                 It’s an academically strong class, she said.                          Median. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 155
the law school’s Barbieri Courtroom, was judged by three                                                                                  “Our median LSAT remains a very strong 155, while the 75th            25th Percentile . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153
Washington State Supreme Court justices, and one Idaho                                                                                LSAT percentile increased to a 157, up one point from last year.    GPA Profile
Supreme Court justice.                                                                                                                The undergraduate grade performance of our class remained                75th Percentile . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.51
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Median. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.30
   Named after Fr. James Linden, S.J., a beloved regent                                                                               strong as well, with a 3.30 median.”                                     25th Percentile . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.05
and instructor, the competition has been an annual event                                                                                  Gonzaga University School of Law remains committed
at Gonzaga Law since 1935 along with the accompanying                                                                                 to building a diverse student body, as well. “This year we

Heidelberg celebration which serves as the annual share-                                                                              increased our ethnically diverse student population from 7%
holder meeting of the Gonzaga Student Bar Association. It                                                                             to 14%,” said Lee. “This is a positive step forward, and we will
celebrates achievements inside and outside the classroom by                                                                           continue to strive for greater diversity.”
honoring the year’s Linden Cup and Moot Court competition                                                                                 “As these students continue with their education at

participants. In addition, special recognition is given to all                                                                        Gonzaga,” Lee concluded, “we look forward to sharing their
students who have served in a leadership capacity during                                                                              accomplishments; we know that this class, just like those
the year.                                                                                                                             in the past years, will become laudable contributors to their
                                                                                                                                      communities and achieve success.”

                                                                                                                                                                                                         of 2012 come
Heidelberg - 2009
   Fr. James Linden, S.J. founded Heidelberg in 1935 to serve
as the annual shareholder meeting of the Gonzaga Student Bar
                                                                                                                                                                                                         from a more diverse
                                                                                                                                        CLASS 0F
   Seventy-four years later, Heidelberg 2009 is still the very
special evening that Fr. Linden planned. On April 4, 2009 the                                                                                                                                            set of backgrounds
                                                                                                                                        2012                                                             than any other
Davenport Hotel was filled with fun, laughter, recognition, and

                                                                       Carissa Greenberg receiving the Morey Maurice Award
                                                                                                                                                                                                         class before
                                                                       from Dean Earl Martin

SUMMATIONS student news

                                                                                                                                         Technology Law Scholarship

                                                                                                                                            Christopher Barrus, also a second-year law student, has
                                                                                                                                         been awarded the Technology Law Scholarship. Barrus,
                                                                                                                                         originally from Ridgefield, Washington, majored in Biomedical
                                                                                                                                         Engineering at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.
                                                                                                                                            Chris was drawn to Gonzaga for many different reasons,
                                                                                                                                         some of which were the quality and cost of living, as well as
                                                                                                                                         the beautiful northwest location, and the quality of Gonzaga
                                                                                                                                         University Law School. Barrus said that obtaining his J.D. is
                                                                                                                                         more encompassing that he originally thought, meaning that
                                                                                                                                         it “allows you to do more than…I ever thought relevant. I’ve
                                                                                                                                         learned I really do enjoy IP law.”
                                                                                                                                            Barrus enjoys learning and working with the newest and
                                                                                                                                         greatest technology, which is one of the main reasons he has
Genna Hibbs receiving the Lee & Hayes IP Law Scholarship from         Christopher Barrus receiving the Technology Law Scholarship from   been drawn to the field of IP law. Upon graduation Chris hopes         Steven Merriman presented with the 2009 Lawless Scholarship
Professor George Critchlow                                            Professor George Critchlow                                                                                                                from The Hon. Tari Eitzen
                                                                                                                                         to work for a firm that does medical device patents, as well as
                                                                                                                                         practice general IP work.

Lee & Hayes IP Scholarship                                                                                                                  This is the second year of the Technology Law Scholarship.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     2009 Lawless Scholarship – September 15
                                                                                                                                         Its benefactor, Daniel Fratini, graduated from Bucknell
   Genna Hibbs, a second-year law student, was awarded the               Lee & Hayes, pllc, is a dynamic intellectual property law
                                                                                                                                         University in 1980, with a degree in chemical engineering.                     The 2009 Lawless Scholarship for academic
Lee & Hayes IP Scholarship. She majored in both Genetics              firm, headquartered in Spokane, Washington, and has been
                                                                                                                                         Since 1980, Mr. Fratini has worked for a number of companies,
and English Literature at the University of Kansas. Genna said        ranked as one of the top IP firms in the country. They began as                                                                                achievement was awarded to Steven Merriman,
                                                                                                                                         including Proctor & Gamble and Scott Paper. For the last
she was drawn to Gonzaga by the university’s commitment               many entrepreneurial startups, with two founders and an idea.
                                                                                                                                         ten years he has been a principal in his own company,                       a second-year law student from Kennewick,
to service. She said that many of her fellow classmates at            The concept was to deliver quality, customized IP services
                                                                                                                                         Cleaver Associates.
Gonzaga Law are philanthropic people wanting to serve                 more efficiently and responsively. Dan Hayes, a 1991 graduate                                                                                  Washington. Steven was presented with the award by
                                                                                                                                            Throughout his years in business, Fratini has found himself
society, a goal she feels is one of the most important factors        of Gonzaga Law School, co-founded the firm with Lewis Lee.
                                                                                                                                         increasingly enmeshed in patent-related technology matters.                 The Hon. Tari Eitzen, during the reception held at the
in her own decision to become a lawyer.                               Lee and Hayes, pllc continues to be a great supporter of
                                                                                                                                         He sees patent law as critical area within business law, one
   Genna chose intellectual property law to “help improve             Gonzaga Law.                                                                                                                                   Jundt Art Museum after this year’s annual Red Mass.
                                                                                                                                         that has a huge impact on a company’s success or failure. His
the effectiveness and accessibility of genetic technology
                                                                                                                                         hope is that by funding the Technology Law Scholarship he will                 Each year the Washington Judges Foundation
to society as a whole.” Genna’s own mother’s battle with
                                                                                                                                         encourage Gonzaga students to enter the intellectual property
Parkinsons disease has also continued to inspire her to pursue                                                                                                                                                       funds the Lawless Scholarship, founded in 2002, and
                                                                                                                                         field and specialize in patent law.
biotechnology IP. Upon completion of law school Genna hopes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     given to the top-ranked student returning for his or
to work as a litigator and lobbyist in biotechnology at the
federal level.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     her second year at Gonzaga Law.

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Class action

1974                                                                    1980                                                               1981
   Class of ’74 grad, Leland Kerr has been elected                         In September 2008, Mike Bahn, ’80, was selected to                 1981 alum Gordon MacDonald, recently joined Wells
WSBA governor representing the 4th congressional district.              become a member of the Washington State Bar Association’s          Fargo Bank, headquartered in the San Francisco area as
He assumed the seat at the conclusion of the board meeting              Disciplinary Board. He is currently serving with nine other        senior vice president of security and investigations.
in September.                                                           attorneys and four public members. He will serve on the
   Mr. Kerr currently works with the Kerr Law Group in                  Disciplinary Board until September 2011. From April 1995 to
Kennewick, Washington, where he practices in the areas                  the present, Mike has been employed as a staff attorney
of business entities, litigation, municipal law, land use,              for the Medical Quality Assurance Commission at the
construction, real estate development, agricultural business,           Department of Health in Tumwater, WA. The Commission
and professional practice representation.                               regulates the licensing and discipline of medical doctors and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Lt. Colonel Arthur Lees
                                                                        physician assistants.

1976                                                                                                    Roger G. Brown, ’80, with                                                                                    1984
                                                                                                     the firm of Roger G. Brown &
    Greg Devlin, class of 1976, was recently promoted to                                                                                                                                                                Lt. Colonel Arthur Lees, class of ’84, a judge advocate
                                                                                                     Associates in Jefferson City,
principal with the Spokane firm of Winston & Cashatt. Greg                                                                                                                                                           for the U.S. Army, is currently deployed in Iraq, Kuwait,
                                                                                                     Missouri, has received his LLM in
is a longtime Spokane litigation attorney who has spent                                                                                                                                                              and Afghanistan for the Coalition Forces Land Component
                                                                                                     Dispute Resolution from the Univ.
three decades representing clients on legal matters relating                                                                                                                                                         Command. Lt Col. Lees is working with attorneys from different
                                                                                                     of Missouri School of Law. He
to building and construction, estate planning and probate,                                                                                                                                                           areas of the Army to ensure that the U.S. Army’s approach to
                                                                                                     was also named for the second
business and business formation, and personal injury                                                                                                                                                                 legal reviews is consistent across the board.
                                                                                                     year as a “Super Lawyer” in
and insurance defense. Devlin, a former Stevens County
                                                                                                     Missouri and Kansas.
prosecutor, also handles some criminal defense work.
                                                                                                        Nancy Isserlis, class of ’80,
                                                                                                     was elected WSBA governor of
                                                                                                                                           Janice P. Brown
                                                                                                     the 5th congressional district this
                                                                                                     past summer. Isserlis is with
                                                                                                     the firm of Winston & Cashatt in                                                                                                                       John M. Loalbo,
                                                                                                     Spokane where her practice
                                                                                                     focuses on bankruptcy and
                                                                                                                                           1983                                                                                                          class of ’86 has joined
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Reed Smith LLP, as a
                                                                Nancy Isserlis                       commercial law issues.                    In February 2009, Gonzaga Law School alum                                                                 partner in its Tax, Benefits
                                                                                                                                           Janice P. Brown, ’83, was appointed by Senator Barbara                                                        & Wealth Planning
                                                                                                                                           Boxer to Senator Boxer’s Judicial Advisory Committee,                                                         Group. Mr. Loalbo will
                                                                           Houston Putnam Lowry, class of 1980, has been reappointed       responsible for making recommendations to her for the                                                         be resident in the firm’s
                                                                        by the ABA as a representative to the UN Economic and Social       positions of U.S. District Court Judge, U.S. Attorney, and                                                    Princeton office, effective
                                                                        Council. Mr. Lowry, who has been a representative to the           U.S. Marshal. Janice Brown is owner and founder of                                                            immediately. He was
                                                                        UN for many years, has handled more than 160 domain name           Brown Law Group, a boutique business litigation law firm                                                      formerly a partner in the
                                                                        issues that face businesses that have, or hope to have,            specializing in employment law. Brown Law Group has                                                           Roseland office of
                                                                        a presence on the Internet.                                        offices in San Diego and Los Angeles.                                                                         Wolf Block.

                                                                                                                                              Kirkland Municipal Court Judge Michael Lambo,
                                                                                                                                           Gonzaga Law class of 1983, has been appointed co-             John M. Loalbo
 Greg Devlin                                                                                                                               chair of the state board for judicial administration (BJA).
                                                                                                                                           His term will be from 2009-2011. The board provides
                                                                                                                                           leadership to the state courts and develops policies to
                                                                                                                                           enhance the administration of justice in Washington.
                                                                                                                                              Judge Lambo practiced law for twenty-one years
                                                                                                                                           before joining the bench in 2006.

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1987                                                                          Kathleen Paukert, ’90, Michael Paukert, ’90, and Susan
                                                                          Troppmann, ’92, have formed the law firm of Paukert &
                                                                                                                                           1996                                                                      1999
    Tim Donaldson, class of ’87, recently had an article on               Troppmann, PLLC. Mike Paukert’s business and transactional          Matthew Wolkofsky, ’96, is president of MyClothingCalendar                Richard Davey, class of ’99, has recently been appointed
victim/witness intimidation in family violence cases published            practice focuses on debtor/creditor law and business             (, a free online clothing journal              deputy general manager for the Massachusetts Bay Commuter
in the LINCOLN LAW REVIEW. He is currently the city attorney and          restructuring. Kathleen Paukert’s and Susan Troppmann’s          that records what a businessperson wore with clients,                     Railroad Company.
municipal prosecutor for the city of Walla Walla, Washington,             practice area emphasizes civil litigation, including personal    colleagues, friends and family at business meetings, social                  Mr. Davey has served as MBCR’s general counsel since
where he has been since 1996.                                             injury, insurance, employment, ERISA, business, and              events, or on any occasion.                                               July 2003. Prior to joining MBCR, Mr. Davey was an attorney
                                                                          commercial matters.                                                                                                                        with the law firm of Schulte, Roth & Zabel of New York City,
1989                                                                                                                                       1998                                                                      New York. For three consecutive years, Mr. Davey has been
                                                                          1991                                                                                                                                       named a “Rising Star” among Massachusetts lawyers by
    Class of ’89 grad, Gina Tveit, was recently sworn in as                                                                                    Technology, licensing and patent attorney, David K. Daggett,          Boston magazine.
Stevens County’s new District Court judge. She was appointed                 M. Gage Stromberg, class of 1991, has joined NAS              ’98, has joined the national law firm of Davis Wright Tremaine               Richard earned his Juris Doctorate summa cum laude
to replace Judge Pam Payne who retired August 31. Judge                   Pension Consulting, Inc., of Spokane, where he will serve        LLP as a partner. Dave will help lead the firm’s Microsoft Client         from Gonzaga University School of Law.
Tveit previously worked for McGrane & Schuerman law firm in               as vice-president. Gage is also co-owner of the Steam Plant      Service Team and its national technology, IP and digital media
Colville, then joined the prosecutor’s office in 1995. She will be        Grill and the Coeur d’Alene Brewing Co.                          practices. He will be based in the firm’s Seattle office. Prior to                                          2003
subject to reelection in November 2010.                                                                                                    joining Davis Wright Tremaine, he was with the law firm of K&L
                                                                                                       1995                                Gates. He received his J.D., summa cum laude, from Gonzaga                                                     Kammi Mencke Smith
1990                                                                                                       Dan Keefe, class of ’95,
                                                                                                                                           University School of Law and his B.A. from the University of
                                                                                                                                           California at Los Angeles. Dave is an adjunct professor at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       (’03), has been promoted
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       to principal at the Spokane
    Dr. Lawrence James Gist, II, class of 1990, and adjunct                                            has been promoted to partner        Gonzaga Law School and a member of the Knights of Columbus.                                                 firm of Winston & Cashatt.
professor of Law and Business at Mount Saint Mary’s College                                            with the Seattle firm of Helsell                                                                                                                Smith is a litigator in the
in Los Angeles, has been working on a pro bono project to help                                         Fetterman. Dan’s practice              Class of 1998 alum, Laurie Hatten-Boyd, has been elected                                                 area of employment and
stay the execution of Kenneth Mosley, formerly scheduled to                                            involves trial and arbitration      partner with the firm of KPMG LLP. Her practice provides tax                                                education law.
be killed in Texas on July 16th. Regarding his work, Dr. Gist                                          focusing primarily on medical       services to financial service clients, and reporting on cross
said, “Given that the constitutionality of lethal injection has                                        malpractice defense. Defending      border transactions. Hatten-Boyd joined KPMG in 2003.
been recently upheld, and limited to more traditional legal                                            hospitals and doctors, his
options, I have developed a new theory in an attempt to gain a                                         particular experience is in
stay on Mr. Mosley’s behalf.”                                                                          orthopedic and general surgery
    Dr. Gist has made a pdf file of his press release available,                                       cases. He also works with
and two links to published articles regarding his theory are              Dan Keefe                    hospitals and mental health                                                                                   Kammi Mencke Smith
included below for anyone interested. He also welcomes                                                 professionals on risk
any assistance from a current law student who might be                                                 management.
interested. His contact information is: 12001 Chalon Road,                   After graduating with a B.A. from University of Washington,
Los Angeles, CA 90049-1599.                                               Dan earned his law degree from Gonzaga University School                     of Law. He has been named a “Rising Star” five times by
of_beaumont_trial_judge_crusading_for_new_method_of_                      the Washington Law & Politics Magazine. He mentors law
executing_prisoners.html                                                  students at UW and Gonzaga, and volunteers at the Down-                town Legal Clinic.

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                                    2004                               2006                                                               Mike Pontarolo receives
                                        Nanette Dockum (JD                Ken Borgnino ‘03, Michelle (Sharpe ‘06) Borgnino, Laura         the Smithmoore P. Myers
                                    ‘04) and Shaun Blackburn
                                    were married last January
                                                                       (Jonson ‘06) Haberland, and John Haberland ‘06 all met up at
                                                                       Camp Victory, Iraq for a GU Law reunion at the Oasis Dining
                                                                                                                                          Professionalism Award
                                    3, 2009, in the Columbia           Facility during their deployment to Iraq. Ken and Michelle are
                                    River Temple in Tri-Cities,        with the 4th Infantry Division out of Fort Hood, Texas, and John   On March 25, Michael J. Pontarolo received the 2009
                                    WA. The bride works in             and Laura are with the 10th Mountain Division out of Fort Drum,
                                    juvenile justice, and the          New York. The four of them are all Army JAG officers.              Smithmoore P. Myers Professionalism Award given by the
                                    groom manages his own
                                    computer business. They                                                                               Spokane County Bar Association. Mike is a partner with
                                    enjoy biking, cooking,
                                    and traveling together.                                                                               the law firm of Delay, Curran, Thompson, Pontarolo and
                                    The couple resides in
                                    Tri-Cities.                                                                                           Walker. As one local attorney stated, “Our community is

Nanette and Shaun Blackburn                                                                                                               privileged to share our work with an attorney like Mike.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Smithmoore “Smitty” Myers and Michael J. Pontarolo
                                                                                                                                          He not only selflessly serves his clients, our bar, and the
    Heather McDowell recently started a position as counsel                                                                               justice system but he is also a great guy.”
at PPL Corporation’s offices in Billings, Montana. PPL is a
major energy generating and delivery company. Heather was
previously with the Crowley Fleck firm in Billings where she
handled complex litigation and insurance coverage and bad
faith matters. She lives in Billings with her husband David            Ken and Michelle Borgnino; Laura and John Haberland
Graham, a physician, and their blue heeler Dusty.                                                                                                                              You can now purchase a wide variety
                                                                       2008                                                                                              of alumni merchandise online through the E-store.
                                                                          2008 graduate, Nikalous Armitage has joined the Spokane
         GONZAGA LAW SWEARING IN                                       law firm of Layman, Layman & Robinson PLLP, as an associate
      CEREMONY AT U.S. SUPREME COURT                                   attorney.

                                                                          Jeff Blank, ’08, has been working in Operational Law at Ft.
                                                                       Stewart in Georgia. He was formerly part of the Army’s Funded
          On May 24, 2010, Gonzaga Law Alumni                          Legal Education Program, and returned to the Army after
      will hold a group swearing-in ceremony at the                    graduating from law school. He is being deployed to Iraq in
                                                                       the fall where he will work with the Iraqi people to help them
          U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.                       with government stability. He will also help decipher the laws
        If you are interested in participating in this                 of warfare for soldiers at war. Not the typical post-law school
                                                                       job! His e-mail is
                                                                                                                                                                Visit to shop today!
             event, please contact Nancy Fike,
      Director of Alumni Relations and Development,                    2009
       via e-mail at,                                                                                                                           Save 20% by entering promo code: gulaw2010
                                                                          Stacey Stone, class of ’09, has accepted a position as an
                      for further details.                             associate attorney with Lynch & Associates, an insurance                                                                 Offer expires: 02/29/2010
                                                                       defense firm in Anchorage, Alaska.

super lawyers

2009 Washington Super Lawyers                                       INSURANCE COVERAGE
                                                                    Ek, Tyna, Soha & Lang, Seattle
                                                                                                                                     PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY: DEFENSE
                                                                                                                                     Wright, Joel E., Lee Smart, Seattle
                                                                                                                                                                                                               2009 Alaska Super Lawyers
ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION                                      Forsberg, Carl E., Forsberg & Umlauf, Seattle                    REAL ESTATE                                                               BUSINESS LITIGATION
Carroll, Terrence A., Judicial Dispute Resolution, Seattle          Harper, Gregory L., Harper | Hayes, Seattle                      Bassetti, Andrew B., Alston Courtnage & Bassetti, Seattle                 Bliss, Ronald L., Bliss Wilkens & Clayton, Anchorage
Cooper, John G., Stafford Frey Cooper, Seattle                      Kingman, Dale L., Gordon Tilden Thomas & Cordell, Seattle        Kuntz, Michael D., Foster Pepper, Seattle                                 BUSINESS/CORPORATE
Sullivan, Patrick A., Attorney at Law, Spokane                      Thorsrud, Mark N., Thorsrud Cane & Paulich, Seattle              Lombard, David N., Jameson Babbitt Stites & Lombard, Seattle              Reece, Joseph L., Davis Wright Tremaine, Anchorage
                                                                    Verfurth, Donald J., Gordon & Rees, Seattle                      Sherwood, Jr., John F., Peterson Russell Kelly, Bellevue
ANTITRUST LITIGATION                                                                                                                                                                                           PERSONAL INJURY PLAINTIFF: MEDICAL MALPRACTICE
Taylor, Paul R., Byrnes & Keller, Seattle                           INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY                                            Shigley, Charles E., Alston Courtnage & Bassetti, Seattle
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Brown, Ray R., Dillon & Findley, Anchorage
                                                                    Kelly, Kevin F., Cooley Godward Kronish, Seattle                 Stokke, Diane R., K&L Gates, Seattle
APPELLATE                                                                                                                                                                                                      TAX
                                                                    Nielsen, Mark J., Law Office of Mark J. Nielsen, Seattle         Tronquet, Michael C., Law Office of Michael C. Tronquet,
Harnetiaux, Bryan P., Attorney at Law, Spokane                                                                                                                                                                 Brink, Robert C., Hartig Rhodes Hoge & Lekisch, Anchorage
                                                                    INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LITIGATION                                    Seattle
BANKRUPTCY & CREDITOR/DEBTOR RIGHTS                                                                                                  Unti, Daniel W., Carney Badley Spellman, Seattle                          WORKERS’ COMPENSATION
                                                                    Rheaume, Warren J., Davis Wright Tremaine, Seattle
Bassett, Thomas T., K&L Gates, Spokane                                                                                                                                                                         Zobel, Patricia L. (Penny), DeLisio Moran Geraghty & Zobel,
                                                                    LAND USE/ZONING                                                  SECURITIES & CORPORATE FINANCE
Isserlis, Nancy L., Winston & Cashatt, Spokane                                                                                                                                                                 Anchorage
                                                                    Keegan, John E., Davis Wright Tremaine, Seattle                  Yentzer, Steven R., DLA Piper, Seattle
Ledlin, Ian, Phillabaum Ledlin, Matthews & Sheldon, Spokane
Shillito, Noel P., Shillito & Giske, Tacoma                         Murphy, Michael J., Groff Murphy, Seattle                        TAX
                                                                    PERSONAL INJURY DEFENSE: GENERAL                                 Kane, Jr., Robert M., LeSourd & Patten, Seattle
                                                                    King, James B., Evans Craven & Lackie, Spokane                   Workland, James J., Workland & Witherspoon, Spokane
Dunn, Robert A., Dunn & Black, Spokane
Ruhl, John R., Eisenhower & Carlson                                 PERSONAL INJURY DEFENSE: MEDICAL MALPRACTICE                     WORKERS’ COMPENSATION
                                                                    Brindley, Katharine W., Helsell Fetterman, Seattle               Thompson, Jr., Robert H., Delay Curran Thompson
                                                                    Elliott, Nancy C., Helsell Fetterman, Seattle                      Pontarolo & Walker, Spokane
Greenburg, G. Scott, K&L Gates, Seattle
Koopmans, David R., Attorney at Law, Bellevue                       Etter, William F., Etter McMahon Lamberson Clary &
Sakamoto, Sharon A., Aoki Sakamoto Grant, Seattle                       Oreskovich, Spokane
                                                                    Keefe, Dan W., Keefe Bowman & Bruya, Spokane
Thorp, Michael R., Summit Law Group, Seattle
                                                                    O’Halloran, Scott M., Williams Kastner, Tacoma
                                                                    Rekofke, Brian T., Witherspoon Kelley Davenport & Toole,
                                                                                                                                            What’s new? Did you move? Change Jobs?
Culbertson, Thomas M., Lukins & Annis, Spokane
                                                                    PERSONAL INJURY PLAINTIFF: GENERAL
Emry, II, Frederic G., Paine Hamblen, Spokane
                                                                    Bloom, Gary N., Harbaugh and Bloom, Spokane
Gaffney, Joseph M., Dorsey & Whitney, Seattle
                                                                    Durkin, John J., Troup Christnacht Ladenburg McKasy &
Goffe, Wendy S., Graham & Dunn, Seattle
                                                                       Durkin, Tacoma
Gores, Thomas C., Perkins Coie, Bellevue
                                                                    Eymann, Richard C., Eymann Allison Hunter Jones, Spokane
Mucklestone, Robert S., Perkins Coie, Seattle
                                                                    Felice, Roger A., Attorney at Law, Spokane
Perkins, Sandra Lynn, Sandra Lynn Perkins, Seattle
                                                                    Harkins, Vernon W., Rush Hannula Harkins & Kyler, Tacoma
Petrie, Gair B., Randall & Danskin, Spokane
                                                                    Huntington, Daniel E., Richter-Wimberley, Spokane
Roberts, Mark W., K&L Gates, Seattle
                                                                    Ladenburg, Jr., Francis B., Troup Christnacht Ladenburg
Tolman, Jeffrey L., Tolman & Kirk, Poulsbo
                                                                       McKasy & Durkin, Tacoma
FAMILY LAW                                                          Layman, John R., Layman Layman & Robinson, Spokane
Christianson, Marc T., Law Office of Marc T. Christianson,          Lingenbrink, Steven G., Kornfeld Trudell Bowen & Lingenbrink,            Keep in touch with your former classmates, professors, and friends by sending us your professional and personal news for
   Tacoma                                                              Kirkland                                                                 publication. Please make sure the news you submit is accurate, complete, and legible. Include a picture if you wish.
Hazel, David, Hazel and Hazel, Yakima                               Luvera, Paul N., Luvera Barnett Brindley Beninger &                                          If you have information you would like to submit for Class Action, please send it to:
Karademos, Peter J., Attorney at Law, Spokane                          Cunningham, Seattle
Lineberger, Peter S., Attorney at Law, Spokane                                                                                                                                    Gonzaga University School of Law Alumni Office
                                                                    Rettig, Diehl R., Rettig Osborne Forgette, Kennewick
Turner, Michael J., Attorney at Law, Fircrest                                                                                                                                                     P.O. Box 3528
                                                                    Tuttle, Jeffrey B., Tuttle & Associates, Redmond
                                                                                                                                                                                            Spokane, WA 99220-3528
Kelly, Jr., Thomas E., K&L Gates, Seattle                                                                                                                                                        Fax: (509) 313-5744
                                                                    Kamitomo, Mark D., The Markam Group, Spokane
Scarpelli, Jr., Nicholas P., Carney Badley Spellman, Seattle        Schifferman, Reed P., Law Offices of Reed Schifferman, Seattle                                              Or send an e-mail to:
                                                                    Schultz, Mary E., Attorney at Law, Spokane

Alumni events

Denver Young Alumni Reception – April 22, 2009
   Several Gonzaga Law young alumni joined Dean Earl Martin
for a reception in downtown Denver. Dean Martin gave an
update on the latest developments at Gonzaga Law.

                                                                                                                        Gonzaga Law Alumni – Portland Beavers Baseball Game –                   Gonzaga Law Alumni – Seattle Mariners Game –
                                                                                                                        August 25, 2009                                                         September 20, 2009
                                                                                                                          It was hotdogs, peanuts, and crackerjacks! at a Portland                 GU alums, family, and friends gathered for a social at the
                                                                                                                        Beavers game where area alums and their families and friends            Seattle stadium, and watched as the Seattle Mariners beat
                                                                                                                        had an opportunity to gather for a picnic and social prior to a         the NY Yankees.
                                                                                                                        home game.

                                                                                                                        Montana State Bar Reception – Missoula – September 17, 2009
                                                                                                                           Dean Earl Martin had the great honor of presenting Montana Chief Justice Mike McGrath (’75) with a special congratulations on his
                                                                                                                        very successful career as a public servant to the state of Montana. Earlier in the day, Dean Martin presented a CLE to the bar, followed
                                                                                                                        by a reception at the Holiday Inn in downtown Missoula. Several alumni attended from around the state, and were able to enjoy
                                                                                                                        beautiful weather and a pleasant social gathering.
                              Women and the Law Luncheon
                              – Coeur d’Alene –
                              April 28, 2009
                                 Gonzaga Law School held a
                              luncheon for local women alumni
                              who practice law in the Northern
                              Idaho area. Dean Earl Martin            Gonzaga Alumni – Portland Beavers Baseball Game
                              updated the group on the recent
news at the law school. The lunch was held at the Coeur
d’Alene Resort, and was a successful event allowing the local
women attorneys to network and catch up while enjoying a
spectacular view of the lake.

Alumni events
                                                                                  The following 1959 graduates attended their

REUNION                                                                           fifty-year reunion this last August:

                                                                                  Gene Annis                   Harry Levitch
                                                                                  Joe Gagliardi                James Nordale
                                                                                  Richard Guy                  Phil Raekes
                                                                                  Robert Kovacevick            Norm Roberts     From left to right: Class of 1969 at Stan Moore’s house, Class of 1999 and Class of 2004 – Mauren Ryan, Jason Piskell, Ann Wick, Jaime Hawk and Nick Knapton

2009 Reunion Weekend
    Members from the classes of 1949, 1954, 1959, 1964, 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984,
1989, 1994, 1999, and 2004, returned to campus for Reunion Weekend 2009                                                                    Gonzaga University School of Law Alumni Association
during the third weekend of August.
    Over 125 alums reunited with old classmates, family and friends. The
weekend featured a golf tournament, wine tour, family BBQ, cruise on Lake                                                                                       WE NEED YOU * * * WE NEED YOU * * * WE NEED YOU
Coeur d’Alene, and mass. Alumni had a wonderful opportunity to renew old
friendships, reminisce about time spent at Gonzaga and celebrate classmates’                                                             As a graduate, you are already part of the alumni family. Activate your membership and become involved with the
successes. Special recognition was given to the class of 1959, who celebrated                                                            GU Law Alumni Association. There are five committees working to strengthen connections between Gonzaga Law,
50 years!                                                                                                                                current students, and alumni. Support Gonzaga Law by joining one or more of these committees:
                                                                                                                                             • Recruiting:    recruiting applicants to the law school
                                                                                                                                             • Networking:   facilitating events that bring alumni together and encouraging alumni to
                                                                                                                                               remain involved in the continued success of the law school
                                                                                                                                             • Placement:     assisting students in job placement and job support
                                                                                                                                             • Mentoring:     supporting students in their education with 1L mentoring and 2L-3L e-mentoring
                                                                                                                                             • Development:    recognizing alumni who have contributed to the law school and
                                                                                                                                               securing the future of Gonzaga Law

                                                                                                                                         To become involved, visit - and click on the Law Alumni Association tab, or contact
                                                                                                                                         Nancy Fike, Director of Alumni Relations & Development at (509) 313-3605, or e-mail
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Honor roll lifetime contributors
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Maxine Adams
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Shelley A. Ajax, ‘04
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Gary Amendola, ‘78
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Salwa Azar
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             James A. Bamberger, ‘80
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Jaime L. Baxter, ‘05
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Judy Belous
    Gonzaga Law School proudly                 $50,000 - $99,999                              Ellen (Kremer) Lenhart, ‘87                    James P. and Marianne Connelly, ‘53         Preston Gates Ellis & Rouvelas Meeds, LLP           Bruce and Sharon Benson
recognizes and honors these major              (cumulative)                                   Dick and Jan Manning, ‘60                      John and Mary Jo Costello                   Donald and Christie Querna                          Patricia L. Brown, ‘02
contributors whose outstanding                 Charles Brink, ‘78                             Helen McDonald†                                Michael J. and Rebecca Costello, ‘96        John R. Quinlan, ‘60                                Kimmer W. Callahan, ‘95
generosity and spirit of lifetime                                                             Richard and Mary Lou McWilliams, ‘58           James and Carolyn Craven, ‘75               Tim Quirk and Sally Bulger Quirk, ‘73               William Carty
                                               The Brink Foundation
giving from the founding of Gonzaga                                                           Alejandra Mireles, ‘04                         Fred O. Dennis Estate                       Les and Clara Randall†                              Kelly and Sharon Cline, ‘85
                                               Harriet Clarke Estate                                                                                                                                                                         Mary Couch
Law School through May 31, 2009,               Reanette Cook Estate                           Joe Nappi, Jr. and Mary Nappi, ‘72             Norb† and Ruby Donahue, ‘41                 Diehl and Anne Rettig, ‘69
demonstrates a commitment to                                                                  Dean Lewis H. Orland                           Kevin and Jackie Driscoll                   Prof. Speedy Rice and Judy Clarke                   Lucy Davis
                                               Harry† and Dorothy Dano, ‘41                                                                                                                                                                  Loren Etengoff, ‘80
ensure the finest level of higher              Delay, Curran, Thompson & Pontarolo, PS        Mike and Betty (Onley) Pontarolo, ‘73          John J. and Allison Durkin, ‘80             John and Joy Richards, ‘87
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Robert Evans, ‘78
education available.                                                                          Gary and Sharon Randall                        Paul and Carol Eng, ‘87                     The Honorable and Mrs. J. Justin Ripley, ‘64
                                               James and Frances Flanagan†, ‘40                                                                                                                                                              Timothy and Jacqueline M. (Flynn) Fearnside, ‘96
    Great care was taken to ensure the                                                        Renee R. Reuther, ‘90                          Bill Etter, ‘78                             The Honorable Jack J.† Patricia Ripple, ‘50         Mark Fennessy, ‘77
                                               Jim and Margel Gallagher
accuracy of this listing, and we would                                                        Irene Ringwood, ‘84                            Roger A. Felice, ‘73                        Ronald A. and JoAnn L. (Salina) Roberts, ‘64        Jonathan L. French, ‘04
                                               Bart and Hilke Gallant
appreciate it if you would alert us to                                                        Kerm† and Fran Rudolf, ‘51                     Joe Fennessy, Jr.†, ‘40                     Nicholas Scarpelli, ‘74                             Ruth J. (Holland) Fullwiler, ‘91
                                               Mark and Mary Griffin, ‘86
any errors or omissions. Please direct                                                        Rudolf Family Foundation                       James and Mikell Fish, ‘62                  Albert J. and Betty Schauble, ‘58                   JoAnn Gibbs, ‘94
                                               Stephen Haskell, ‘77
your inquiries to Nancy Fike, Director                                                        Dr. James and Mrs. Marilyn Sachtjen            Rick Flamm and Vesna Somers, ‘79            Gerald and Rita Schears                             Keith and Donna Glanzer, ‘90
                                               Horrigan Foundation                                                                                                                                                                           Paul D. and Nancy Greeley, ‘82
of Law Development and Alumni                                                                 Dick, ‘79 and Karen, ‘85 Sayre                 Professor and Mrs. Michael F. Flynn, ‘77    The Honorable and Mrs. Richard J.
                                               Greg and Susan Huckabee, ‘76                                                                                                                                                                  William J. Halstead, ‘93
Relations, at 509.313.3605 or                                                                 John and Penny Schultz, ‘63                    Francois X. and Debra J. Forgette, ‘77        Schroeder, ‘63
                                               Frank and Maureen Johnson, ‘51                                                                                                                                                                Ethelrine Hunter                                                                   Roger and Angelika Smith, ‘58                  Merrit† and Yolanda Foubert, ‘51            John A. and Catherine Schultheis, ‘61
                                               Bob and Ginny Kane, ‘77                                                                                                                                                                       Marylyn Irwin
                                               George and Nancy Lobisser, ‘78                 Jim† and Margaret Solan, ‘49                   Joe and Joan Gagliardi, ‘59                 Skip Smyser, ‘77                                    Mr. Michael Kawamura, ‘86
$1,000,000 and Above                           John E. Manders Foundation                     Lee M. Solomon Estate                          Phelps R. and Mary Jean Gose, ‘62           Irene Strachen Charitable Trust                     Gonzaga University Law Adjunct Faculty
(cumulative)                                                                                  Patrick and Diane Sullivan, ‘59                Bill† and Norma Grismer, ‘53                Stritmatter, Kessler, Whelan, Withey, Coluccio      William Lund
                                               John and Guelda Messina, ‘69
Louis,† and Kathryn Barbieri ’40                                                              David and Kay Syre, ‘72                        Hands Off Cain - European Parliament        Joseph M. and Parker F. Sullivan, ‘85               Lisa A. Malpass, ‘03
                                               Smithmoore Myers and Sandy
Chester and Catherine J. Chastek† ’40                                                         Robert Thompson, Jr., ‘73                      Jeffrey and Diana Hartnett, ‘76             Paul and Gail Taylor, ‘84                           William M. Mast, ‘03
                                                 Sandulo-Myers, ‘39
Fred and Barbara Curley†                                                                      Union Pacific Foundation                       Frank P. Hayes, ‘43                         The Honorable and Mrs. Joseph A.                    David Medeiros and M. Elizabeth Price, ‘85
                                               Wes and Mary Lee (Toepel) Nuxoll, ‘54                                                                                                                                                         Hugh S. and Constance J. Miller, ‘87
                                                                                              United Way of Benton & Franklin Counties       Lloyd and Linda Herman, ‘66                   Thibodeau, ‘66
                                               The Honorable and Mrs. Philip M. Raekes, ‘59                                                                                                                                                  Harold J. and Janis (Whitener) Moberg, ‘83
                                                                                                                                                                                         James and Carmelita† Thomas
$500,000 - $999,999                            John C. Rudolf                                 J. Prentice Warner Estate                      Prof. Gerald Hess and Dr. Layne Stromwall
                                                                                                                                                                                         Professor Mary Pat Treuthart and Mr. Dan Webster
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Moberg Law Firm
(cumulative)                                   Chuck and Rojean Siljeg, ‘60                                                                  Dennis M. Hottell and Terese Colling, ‘76                                                       Joseph Monteiro, ‘76
                                                                                                                                                                                         James† and Marian Triesch, ‘41
Don, ‘60 and Va Lena, ’58 (Scarpelli) Curran   Philip H. and Margretta Stanton, ‘56           $10,000 - $24,999                              E. J. Hunt, ‘80
                                                                                                                                                                                         Joseph and Janna Uberuaga, ‘77
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Anahita Nahavandian, ‘05
John and Sarah Hemmingson                      United Way of King County                      (cumulative)                                   IBM Corporation                                                                                 Jennifer L. Neeley, ‘04
                                                                                                                                             Inland Northwest Community Foundation       The Unova Foundation                                Mildred Pederson
Paul, ‘59 and Lita, ‘77 (Barnett) Luvera       Washington Trust Bank Financial Corporation    Keller W. and Kathy Allen, ‘89
                                                                                                                                             Mary Lou Johnson and Daniel Schaffer, ‘92   Verizon Foundation                                  Holly E. Petersen, ‘06
                                               Bob and Diane Waitt, ‘57                       Matt and Eleanor Andersen, ‘76
                                                                                                                                             Richard R. and Janet K. Johnson, ‘75        Marc and Nancy Wallace, ‘75                         Billie Pierce
$250,000 - $499,999                            Jim and Joyce† Workland, ‘64                   Basil Badley and Mary Margaret Haugen, ‘60                                                                                                     Pine Vista Place
                                                                                                                                             Marcus† and Dorothy Kelly, ‘57              James and Kathleen Walsh, ‘81
(cumulative)                                                                                  Jim and Linda Baker, ‘79                                                                                                                       Mike and Betty (Onley) Pontarolo, ‘73
                                                                                                                                             Mike and Terri Killeen, ‘77                 Washington State Bar Assoc.
John and Nancy Clute, ‘63                      $25,000 - $49,999                              Bank of America Foundation
                                                                                                                                             James and Mary Anne (Metcalfe) King, ‘78    Clifford and Karen Webster, ‘77                     Gregory and Laura Potter, ‘84
                                               (cumulative)                                   BarBri Bar Review                                                                                                                              Sally J. Reynolds, ‘06
Joseph P. and Helen K. Delay, ‘52                                                                                                            Paul M. and Kristina S. Larson, ‘75         Stan and Gina Welsh
                                                                                              The Honorable and Mrs. Paul Bastine, ‘64                                                                                                       The Honorable and Mrs. Michael P. Roewe, ‘74
Gonzaga University Law Adjunct Faculty         American College of Trial Lawyers                                                                                                         Western Atlas Foundation
                                                                                              David C. and Nancy R. Bayley, ‘76              Lee & Hayes, pllc                                                                               Brett Rubio, ‘06
Norm and Rita Roberts, ‘59                     Gene and Carol Annis, ‘59                                                                                                                 Mark E. Wilson                                      The Honorable and Mrs. Richard J. Schroeder, ‘63
                                                                                              Janice H. Bennett, ‘89                         Bill and Suzanne Lindberg, ‘73
Jim and Beverly Rogers                         Boise                                                                                                                                     The Honorable† and Mrs. John F. Wilson, ‘56         Col. Ralph D. Scott, ‘83
                                                                                              James Berlin†                                  Earl F. Martin
Sunbelt Communications Co.                     David and Ellen Bolin, Jr., ‘85                                                                                                           The Honorable Donna L. (Kamps) Wilson, ‘80          Edmund and Donna Sheehy, ‘78
                                                                                              Patton Boggs Foundation                        The Honorable Craig Matheson, ‘76
                                               Loren and Janell Burke, ‘83                                                                                                               Winston & Cashatt                                   Richard and Rebecca Sheppard
                                                                                              Allen Brecke, ‘77                              Prof. John Maurice
                                               F. Daniel and Susan (Pomerleau) Corkery, ‘76                                                                                                                                                  Julian E. Ledeith-St. Marie, ‘97
$100,000 - $249,999                                                                           Joseph† and Peggy Brennan, ‘55                 Lenora McBirney†                            Katharine Witter Brindley, ‘84 and Ralph Brindley
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Jack and Sara Stone, ‘90
(cumulative)                                   Patrick and Paula Costello                                                                                                                James and Jackie Wolff, ‘74
                                                                                              The Honorable and Mrs. Frank D. Burgess, ‘66   Mr. Leo A. McGavick†, ‘29                                                                       Leon Swerin, ‘77
                                               Mr. Vern Davidson                                                                                                                         Women’s Law Caucus
Estate of Holly Louise Caudill†, ‘93                                                          Bruce and Judy Butler, ‘80                     The Honorable† and Mrs. J. Ben                                                                  James and Lynette Tobert
                                               Phil and Mary Dolan, ‘47                                                                        McInturff, ‘52
Ben B. Cheney Foundation                                                                      William and Judy Carlin, ‘76                                                                                                                   Rupert and Elizabeth Tobosa
                                               Mr. Phillip E. and Dr. Nadine Egger, ‘81                                                      Robert and Christina McKanna, ‘54
William Eddleman†, ‘39                                                                        Carney Badley Smith & Spellman                                                                                                                 Fred Valdez
                                               Richard C. and Susan Eymann, ‘76                                                              Donald† and Mary Moore, ‘53                                                                     Dr. Thomas G. Walsh, ‘90
Jerry and Helen Greenan, ‘57                                                                  Thomas and Joan Chapman, ‘66
                                               Michael A. Frost, ‘73                                                                         Daniel and Mary Beth Morrissey                                                                  Maria Washburn
John and Deborah Holleran, ‘79                                                                John R. Clark and The Honorable Ellen K.
                                               The Honorable and Mrs. Richard P. Guy, ‘59                                                    The Honorable and Mrs. James M.                                                                 John and Kathleen Witkowski
Jerome and Vicki Jager, ‘57                                                                      Clark, ‘80
                                               Daniel P. Harbaugh, ‘74                                                                         Murphy, ‘73
George and Shari Kain, ‘58                                                                    Paul Clausen Estate, ‘40
                                               Harold and Mary Anne† Hartinger, ‘54                                                          Northern Trust Bank
William V. Kelley†                                                                            Mr. Charles A. Cleveland and The Honorable
                                               Michael and Karen Harwood, ‘88                                                                Stephen and Karen Osborne, ‘73
Joseph† and Muriel Murphy, ‘42                                                                  Joyce J. McCown, ‘78
                                               Helen John Foundation                                                                         Charles I. and Helen Palmerton†, ‘52
Bill Roach Estate                                                                             John† and Mary S. Close, ‘38
                                               Dan and Margaret† Keefe, ‘74                                                                  PEMCO Mutual Insurance Company
Washington Trust Bank                                                                         Thomas and Barbara Cochran, ‘75
                                               King County Bar Foundation                                                                    Harry B. and Alethea A. Platis, ‘69
Carrie Welch Trust Estate                                                                     John Condon and Kaye Condon, ‘77
                                               Al and Nadine Lawton                                                                          Estate of Louis Powell
                                                                                              Mr. and Mrs. Francis J. Conklin

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                                                                                                                                                                         Delay, Curran, Thompson &              Walter Ayers, ’81                                William Dedes, ’77                       The Honorable and Mrs. Holly A.
                                                                                                                                                                           Pontarolo, PS                        Perri Ann Babalis, ’90                           Paul and Joan Delay, ’86                   Hollenbeck, ’82
                                                                                                                                                                         Pamela J. DeRusha, ’80                 Tom and Jane Baffney, ’74                        Richard Delforge, ’77                    The Honorable Tany S. Hong and Mrs.
                                                                                                                                                                         Robert Downey, ’86                     Kenneth Baker, ’77                               James Diehl, ’85                           Naomi Hong, ’67
                                                                                                                                                                         Leo and Mary Driscoll, ’51             William L. Baker, ’85                            Chris J. and Peggy M. (Regan)            Mr. Frank R. Hoover, ’79
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Law Office of Frank R. Hoover, P.S.

                                            Honor roll of donors 2008-09
                                                                                                                                                                         Eagle Law Offices, PS                  James A. Bamberger, ’80                            Dietzen, ’73
                                                                                                                                                                         Bradley E. Eayrs and Catherine A.      David A. Barbe and Mary L. Beechinor-            Bryce Dille, ’66                         The Honorable Kimberly K. Hornak and
                                                                                                                                                                           Kimball-Eayrs, ’97                     Barbe, ’89                                     Anthony DiTommaso, ’85                     Mr. Nile Eatmon, ’83
                                                                                                                                                                         Harvey and Victoria (Zlatich)          Law Offices of David A. Barbe                    Francis Donnelly, ’83                    Melvin Howry, ’79
                                                                                                                                                                           Faurholt, ’68                        Elizabeth M. Sorokac, ’01                        Teresa L. Donovan, ’80                   Allen and Jane Hunter, ’76
                                                                                                                                                                         Thomas C. and Barbara L. Feige, ’78    Hollis H. and Patricia J. (Anderson)             The Honorable and Mrs. Robert J.         Ethelrine Hunter
                                                                                                                                                                         Joe and Joan Gagliardi, ’59              Barnett, ’69                                     Doran, ’57                             Bill Hyslop, ’80
The benefactors listed below               Law Dean’s Circle                             Dan Keefe, ’74                          James Teros and Elizabeth Eagle-
                                                                                                                                                                         Michael and Janice Gendelman, ’78                                                                                                The Honorable Cynthia Imbrogno, ’79
represent a distinguished group                                                          Mike and Terri Killeen, ’77               Teros, ’77                                                                   Rod and Trish Barnett, ’70                       Abraham and Judy Dorsman, ’79
                                           $2,500 - $4,999
of individuals who made a gift                                                           C. Russell and Wanda Lewis, ’98         Loren Etengoff, ’80                     Jamilia A. (Griffin) George, ’79       William K. Barquin, ’98                          Ronald Evan Doty, ’93                    Marylyn Irwin
                                           Matt and Eleanor Andersen, ’76                                                        Nancy L. Fike                           The Honorable H. John and Margaret     Barrister Winery                                 Peter and Shonah Drakos, ’83             David James, ’76
between June 1, 2008 and                                                                 Bill and Suzanne Lindberg, ’73
                                           Assoc. of Corporate Counsel WA                                                        William J. and Margaret A. Grant, ’54     A. (Jansen) Hall, ’67                Jeffrey L. and Tara (Mitchell) Barth, ’78        Jack and Julie Driscoll, ’84             Mike Jankovich, ’79
May 31, 2009. Their outstanding                                                          Bruce and Barbara MacIntyre, ’89
                                             State Chapter                                                                                                               Frederick Halverson, ’61                                                                                                         Jankovich Law Offices
generosity demonstrates a                                                                Dick and Jan Manning, ’60               Randy and Bridget (McInerney)                                                  Todd D. Bayne and Laura L.                       Daniel Duffin, ’93
                                           Bank of America Foundation                                                              Harris, ’78                           Bill Hennessey, ’51                      McGrory, ’87                                                                            Wayne and Sara Jenner, ’78
commitment to the tradition                                                              The Honorable Craig Matheson, ’76                                                                                                                                       Linda J. Dunn, ’79
                                           Chester and Catherine J. Chastek†, ’40                                                Michael and Karen Harwood, ’88          Scott and Shaye Hughes, ’85            Scott W. Bazzani, ’83                                                                     Al Jeremiah, Jr., ’68
of yesterday and the vision of                                                           Scott S. and Nicole S. (Annis)                                                                                                                                          Donald A. and Beverely J. Ericson, ’52
                                           F. Daniel and Susan (Pomerleau)                                                       Howard and Darlene Herman, ’62          Thomas Jacobs, ’76                     Professor Cheryl A. Beckett, ’81                                                          Mary Lou Johnson and Daniel
tomorrow.                                    Corkery, ’76
                                                                                           McKay, ’90                                                                                                                                                            Brian Ernst, ’84
                                                                                         The Honorable and Mrs. James M.         Professor Gerald Hess and Dr. Layne     Edward Johnson, ’79                    Michael Beegle, ’88                              James and Corrine Feldman, ’74             Schaffer, ’92
Earl Martin                                Robert Evans, ’78                                                                       Stromwall                             Robert Kayser, ’79                                                                                                               Valerie D. Jolicoeur, ’82
                                                                                           Murphy, ’73                                                                                                          Amber (Myrick) Belew, ’94                        Mark Fennessy, ‘77
Dean                                       Daniel P. Harbaugh, ’74                                                               Burt and Nancy Holland, ’82             Robert Keefe, ’73                                                                                                                Michael Jonson, ’74
                                                                                         Joe Nappi, Jr. and Mary Nappi, ’72                                                                                     Judy Belous                                      J. Brent Fery, ’84
                                           Lawrence and Elizabeth Kazan, ’77                                                     Daniel L. Keppler and Meagan            James W. Knowles, ’80                                                                                                            Anthony E. and Beth Keating, ’90
                                                                                         Paul W. and Wendi Pennington, ’92                                                                                      Bruce and Sharon Benson                          Fidelity Investments Charitable
                                           Stephen and Karen Osborne, ’73
President’s 5000 Council                                                                 Tony and Patty Philippsen, ’73            Flynn, ’92                            The Honorable Frank L. Kurtz, ’74      Joseph Betzendorfer, Jr., ’58                      Gift Fund                              Teresa T. Keene, ’07
                                           The Honorable and Mrs. Philip M.                                                      Bea L. Koempel-Thomas, ’05
$5,000 and Above                                                                         Mike and Betty (Onley) Pontarolo, ’73                                           Patrick Leahy, ’80                     Jan Bissett, ’92                                 Howard and Margaret E. (Davenport)       Dorothy Kelly
                                             Raekes, ’59                                                                         Alan Lamia, ’70
Patton Boggs Foundation                                                                  John R. Quinlan, ’60                                                            Ellen (Kremer) Lenhart, ’87            Gary and Jacqueline Bjelland, ’79                  Fischer, ’75                           Tom Kelly, ’66
                                           The Honorable and Mrs. J. Justin                                                      Michael and Peggy LoCicero, ’80
Charles Brink, ’78                           Ripley, ’64                                 The Honorable and Mrs. Richard J.                                               Edward and Joanne Lewis                Douglas Boe, ’82                                 Robert R. Fischer, ’91                   Kathleen I. Kennedy, ’93
                                                                                           Schroeder, ’63                        Tom J. Lucas, ’76                       The Honorable Barbara A. Madsen, ’77   The Boeing Company                               Sue and Patrick† Flammia, ’78            David D. and Shirley G. Kilpatrick, ’75
The Brink Foundation                       Chuck and Rojean Siljeg, ’60
                                                                                         John A. and Catherine Schultheis, ’61   Timothy J. Lynes, ’84 and Joan C.         and Mr. Donald Madsen                Justin E. Bolster, ’06                           Charles C. and Victoria Flower, ’66      Brian and Nancy King, ’86
Loren and Janell Burke, ’83                James and Kathleen Walsh, ’81                                                           Morningstar
                                                                                         John and Penny Schultz, ’63                                                     William M. Mast, ’03                   Geoffrey M. Boodell, ’92                         Professor and Mrs. Michael F.            Dennis Konopatzke, ’80
Ben B. Cheney Foundation                                                                                                         The Honorable John J. Madden, ’68
                                                                                         Dennis P. and Marie T. Sheehan, ’76                                             Christopher Mecca, ’76                 David and Sherry Boyar, ’79                        Flynn, ’77                             Neil Korbas and Patricia
John and Nancy Clute, ’63                  President’s Council                           Jack and Sara Stone, ’90                Richard and Mary Lou McWilliams, ’58    Harold J. and Janis (Whitener)         Jane Elizabeth (Spahn) Brown, ’95                Thomas J. and Diane Flynn, ’77             Thompson, ’80
John Condon and Kaye Condon, ’77           $1,000 - $2,499                                                                       John and Guelda Messina, ’69
                                                                                         The Honorable and Mrs. Joseph A.                                                  Moberg, ’83                                                                           David and Anni Foster, ’03               Paul Kube and Kari Danielson, ’94
Michael J. and Rebecca Costello, ’96                                                                                                                                                                            Senator Lisa Brown
                                           American Academy of Matrimonial                 Thibodeau, ’66                        Daniel and Mary Beth Morrissey          Joseph Monteiro, ’76                                                                    Jonathan L. French, ’04                  Brooke C. Kuhl, ’04
Don, ‘60 and Va Lena, ‘58 (Scarpelli)                                                                                                                                                                           Daniel and Angie Buckley, ‘94
                                             Lawyers                                     Robert Thompson, Jr., ’73               Professor Ann Murphy                    James and Teri Newman, ’95                                                              Stephen French and Kathy                 Thomas P. and Mary Lacy, ’50
  Curran                                                                                                                                                                                                        Paul W. and Diane Burbank, ’82
                                           David C. and Nancy R. Bayley, ’76             Professor Mary Pat Treuthart and        The Honorable Jack Nevin, ’78           Craig A. and Julie Nichols, ’81                                                           Swindell-French, ’82                   Stephen and Kris Lamberson, ’82
Mark and Mary Griffin, ’86                                                                                                                                                                                      T. Bennett and Sarah
                                           Roger G. Brown, ’80                             Mr. Dan Webster                       James Van Newton, ’99                   The Honorable Andrew Pearlstein and      Burkemper, Jr., ’91                            Ruth J. (Holland) Fullwiler, ’91         Charles and Teresa Langfitt, ’80
The Honorable and Mrs. Richard P.
                                           Paul Burglin and Ramona Sanderson-            Professor James M. Vache                PNC Foundation                            Ms. Sandra Shire, ’76                                                                 Joseph Gavinski, ’77                     The Honorable and Mrs. Thomas
  Guy, ’59                                                                                                                                                                                                      Robert J. Burnett, ’96 and Juliana T.,
                                             Burglin, ’84                                VIQ Development LLC                     Gregory J. and Laura M. Potter, ’84     The Honorable and Mrs. Justin            ’97 (Kendall) Burnett                          JoAnn Gibbs, ’94                           Larkin, ’73
John and Sarah Hemmingson
                                           Burglin Law Offices PC                        Bob and Diane Waitt, ’57                Cornel and Karen (Massonne)               Quackenbush, ’57                                                                      James and Stacy Gibson, ’99              Larry Larson, ’75
John and Deborah Holleran, ’79                                                                                                                                                                                  Carl and Maureen Butkus, ’77
                                           Kelly and Sharon Cline, ’85                   Marc and Nancy Wallace, ’75               Raab, ’80                             Gene Quinn, ’62                                                                         Laurence Gill, ’64                       Paul M. and Kristina S. Larson, ’75
Helen John Foundation                                                                                                                                                                                           Harry R. Calbom, Jr., ’47
                                           CPA Tax Clinic                                Clifford and Karen Webster, ’77         Timothy and Julie Reid, ’83             Janine (Adams) Reynard, ’99                                                             Jim Giudici, ’79                         Kenneth J. Lebrato, ’79
Bob and Ginny Kane, ’77                                                                                                                                                                                         Kimmer W. Callahan, ’95
                                           The Honorable and Mrs. Paul M.                Bruce Willoughby, ’72                   Bill Roberts, ’40                       Kurt M. Rowland, ’03                                                                    Phillip Gladfelter                       John Lerma, ’85
Gonzaga University Law Adjunct                                                                                                                                                                                  The Honorable Norman D. Callan, ’76
                                             De Silva, ’65                               Katharine Witter Brindley, ’84 and      Rich and Christine Robinson, ’78        Noel and Laurie Shillito, ’75                                                           John and Therese Goodrich, ’54           Joseph A. Liebman, ’06
  Faculty                                                                                                                                                                                                       Carol City Med Plus, Inc.
                                           Ralph Dixon, ’77                                Ralph Brindley                        The Honorable and Mrs. Michael P.       Shillito & Giske, P.S.                                                                  Geoffrey E. Goss, ’99                    John Lindsay, ’71
Lee & Hayes, pllc                                                                                                                                                                                               Patrick J. Casey, II, ’93
                                           Robert Dunn, ’81                              Julie Wokasch                             Roewe, ’74                            Gregory R. Smith, ’86                                                                   Robert E. Graham, ’56                    Mark W. Lischwe, ’81
Paul, ‘59 and Lita, ‘77 (Barnett) Luvera                                                                                                                                                                        Dick and Margaret Chastek, ’56
                                           John J. and Allison Durkin, ’80               Women’s Law Caucus                      Mike Myers and Carole Rolando, ’83      Lowry Snow, ’79                                                                         Hedley W. and Anna M. Greene, ’77        John M. Little, ’78
J. Christopher Lynch                                                                                                                                                                                            Coeur d’Alene Brewing Co.
                                           Bill Etter, ’78                                                                       Joseph M. and Parker F. Sullivan, ’85   Scott Storey, ’83                                                                       Geoffrey Grote, ’78                      Mark and Diana Loomis, ’80
Earl F. Martin                                                                                                                                                                                                  Mitchel Cohen, ’76
                                           Justice Mary E. Fairhurst, ’84                Barrister’s Club                        Michael D. and Susan Tewksbury, ’78     Tracy J. Tribbett, ’04                                                                  Grove Med Plus Inc.                      Mark J. Lorenz and The Honorable
Jerry Neal, ’69                                                                                                                                                                                                 Casey S. Collins, ’83
                                           Dan and Karen Flynn, ’83                      $500 - $999                             Washington Women Lawyers                Robert and Betty Tull, ’74                                                              John and Laura Haberland, ’06              Maryann Moreno, ’85
Diehl and Anne Rettig, ’69                                                                                                                                                                                      Cori M. Cook, ’00
                                           Dan Fratini                                                                             Foundation                            United Way of Rhode Island                                                                                                       Houston Putnam Lowry, ’80
Renee R. Reuther, ’90                                                                    Jim and Linda Baker, ’79                                                                                               Mr. David C. Cook, ’77                           Robert Hall, ’95
                                           Gary Gayton, ’62                                                                      Mark Weisbart, ’81                      Victoria L. Vreeland, ’76                                                                                                        Gordon C. and Joan M. (Rogers)
Irene Ringwood, ’84                                                                      The Honorable and Mrs. Paul                                                                                            Lewis and Rebecca Cooney, ’02                    Vernon and Kathleen (Ryan)
                                           Paul D. and Nancy Greeley, ’82                                                        Arnold Young, ’69                       Todd Weaver and Christine M.                                                              Harkins, ’75                             MacDonald, ’81
Norm and Rita Roberts, ’59                                                                 Bastine, ’64                                                                                                         Patrick and Paula Costello
                                           Jerry and Helen Greenan, ’57                                                                                                    (Hohman) Weaver, ’91                                                                  Joseph and Sharon Harkrader, ’81         Paul and Suzanne Mack, ’81
Jim and Beverly Rogers                                                                   Michael L. and Robin Becky, ’82                                                                                        Mary Couch
Dick, ‘79 and Karen, ‘85 Sayre
                                           Harold Hartinger, ’54
                                                                                         Robert Berlin, ’81
                                                                                                                                 Solicitor’s Club                        Regina Williams
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Everett Coulter, Jr., ’76                        Scott Allen Harmer, ’94                  The Honorable and Mrs. Dan
                                           Jeffrey and Diana Hartnett, ’76                                                       $250 - $499                             The Honorable Donna L. (Kamps)                                                          Joseph Tokimaru G. Harper, ’02             Maggs, ’72
Skip Smyser, ’77                                                                         Mr. David Berry and Dr. Kim                                                       Wilson, ’80                          Michael and Teresa Crofts, ’80
                                           Lloyd and Linda Herman, ’66                                                                                                                                                                                           Raymond and Geraldine                    Richard Mah, Jr., ’65
Patrick and Diane Sullivan, ’59                                                            Hamlett, ’91                          A-1 Concrete Cutting & Demolition                                              Patrick Cronan, ’77
                                           Dennis M. Hottell and Terese                                                                                                                                                                                            Hasegawa, ’76                          The Honorable Dennis Maher, ’80
Sunbelt Communications Co.                                                               Stacy A. Bjordahl, ’02                  Joe Albo, ’68                                                                  Michael and Mary Alice Cronin, ’53
United Way of King County
                                             Colling, ’76
                                                                                         Catherine C. Clark, ’91                 Gary Amendola, ’78
                                                                                                                                                                         Law Society                            David and Cherie Crouse, ’93
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Scott Hatcher, ’81                       Timothy and Marcia Mahoney, ’75
                                           Greg and Susan Huckabee, ’76
                                                                                         John and Barbara Cooper                 Jennifer D. Auchterlonie, ’99           $100 - $249                            James and Camille Crum, ’67
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Robert and Carole† Hauth, ’56            Lisa A. Malpass, ’03
Washington State Bar Assoc.
                                           Mark R. Iverson and Michaele E.                                                                                               Steven P. and Deborah Adelstein, ’74                                                    The Honorable James J. Helbling, ’73     Frank and Karen Martin
                                                                                         The Honorable Kenneth L. Cowsert, ’73   Mark S. Beggs, ’80                                                             Thomas and Mary Jane (Lembo)
                                             Dietzel, ’88                                                                                                                                                                                                        Alfred Heydrich and Linda A.             John Matheson, ’77
                                                                                         Craig B. Davis, ’78                     Allen Brecke, ’77                       Adelstein, Sharpe & Serka                Cullen, ’79
                                           Steven Jager, ’80                                                                                                                                                                                                       Duda-Heydrich, ’80                     Bevan Maxey, ’83
                                                                                         Professor Helen (Tutt) Donigan, ’76     Tom and Marcia Cordell, ’76             Edward Anson, ’77                      Pat Dalton, ’79
                                           Jager Law Office PLLC                                                                                                                                                                                                 Donald R. Hidani, ’88                    Stephen and Mary (Kelly) McCue, ’81
                                                                                         Timothy and Lorraine Dougherty, ’81     Doug and Sharon Day                     John Antosz, ’84                       Brian Dano, ’72
                                           Frank and Maureen Johnson, ’51                                                                                                                                                                                        Ed and Lisa Hilfer, ’81                  James and Gretchen McDevitt, ’75
                                                                                         Paul F. Eagle, ’92                                                              Fabio Apolito, ’96                     Ruthie H. Dearing, ’84
                                           George and Shari Kain, ’58                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Andrew McGuire, ’95
                                                                                                                                                                         Thomas Axtell, ’84                     Joseph and Kathryn Deckhut, ’76

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                                                                                                                                                                     Wm. Scott and Anja Hislop, ’98
                                                                                                                                                                     Dr. Dicky D. Hooban, ’74
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Edward Paul Morse, ’77
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Peter and Catherine Moyé, ’79
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Steve Smith, ’86
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Susan Sockwell Bendlin and Greg
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Thomas More Student
                                                                                                                                                                     Mr. James Hoogestraat, ’82            Susan L. Munk, ’00                         Bendlin, ’80                     Scholarship Donors
                                                                                                                                                                     William Hooks, ’84                    Jennifer L. Neeley, ’04                  Rodney Standage, ’93
                                                                                                                                                                     Pamela (Simmons) Howland, ’00         Guy Nelson, ’77                          Richard Staub, ’77                 Fabio Apolito, ‘96

Honor roll of donors 2008-09
                                                                                                                                                                     James Iles, ’76                       Matthew D. Nelson, ’97                   Lyle Smith Stephenson, ’51         Jennifer D. Auchterlonie, ‘99
                                                                                                                                                                     Ryan I. Inouye, ’06                   The Honorable and Mrs. George R.         Brant L. Stevens, ’97              Bank of America Foundation
                                                                                                                                                                     Lt. Gregory Ircink, ’86                 Nethercutt, Jr., ’71                   Jack and Michele E. Storms, ’87    Mr. David Berry and Dr. Kim Hamlett, ‘91
                                                                                                                                                                                                           The Honorable Arthur Newton, ’76         Carl Sturm, ’76                    Andrew and Amy Biviano, ‘06
                                                                                                                                                                     Donald Jansen, ’75
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Loren and Janell Burke, ‘83
                                                                                                                                                                     Zane Johnson, ’51                     William P. Nicholson and Sarah J.        Leon Swerin, ’77
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Chris and Peggy (Regan) Dietzen, ‘73
                                                                                                                                                                     Michael E. Johnston, ’98                Gillies, ’90                           John Tessner, ’84                  Laura Cooper Fenimore
Professor Alan and Suzie McNeil, ’77      Thomas and Heather Rice, ’86                   Raye H. Winters, ’83                  Larry and Judith Corbin, ’77          Jeff Schroeder and Sabrina Jones-     Larry Nickell, ’79                       Jeffrey and Marcia Thimsen, ’79    Dan and Karen Flynn, ‘83
Lawrence B. McNerthney, ’65               Richard J. Richard, ’56                        Roger T. Witt, ’85                    Stephanie J. Cotton, ’08                Schroeder, ’95                      Timothy and Tracy Nodland, ’91           David S. Thompson, ’93             Kathryn L. Gerla, ‘87
Sandy C. and Maureen (MacKinnon)          John and Joy Richards, ’87                     Mark Wittman, ’78                     Rebecca M. Coufal, ’87                Edward and Linda Joy, ’73             James F. Novello, ’94                    Steven and Leann Thomsen, ’77      Donald and Jean Grell
  McQuarrie, ’80                          Kim L. Ritter, ’82                             John and Ruthie Wunderling, ’99       George Critchlow and Diane            James P. Kane, ’90                    Robert Odom, ’49                         Rondi Jo Thorp, ’02                Mark and Mary Griffin, ‘86
Molly Ann McQueen, ’94                    Ronald A. and JoAnn L. (Salina)                Robert F. Young and Nancy L.            Moore, ’77                          Fred J. Karau, ’86                    Stephen R. Odom, ’78                     James and Lynette Tobert           Michael and Karen Harwood, ‘88
Kammi L. Mencke Smith, ’04                  Roberts, ’64                                  Mueller, ’78                         Matt Z. and Laura Crotty, ’07         Mr. Michael Kawamura, ’86             Deborah A. (Rodgers) Oswood, ’82         Rupert and Elizabeth Tobosa        Jaime M. Hawk, ‘04
Lawrence S. Merrifield, Jr., ’94          Stewart and Bonnie Roll, ’77                   Michael and Anita Zdancewicz, ’88     Robert and Bianca Curzan, ’81                                               Mary H. (Mahaney) Otey, ’00                                                 Mark Iverson and Michaele Dietzel, ‘88
                                                                                                                                                                     Donald and Vickie Kennedy, ’91                                                 David Trefry, ’85
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Joseph and Marilyn Panattoni, ’52                                           Mary Lou Johnson and Daniel Schaffer, ‘92
Robert Merriman, ’80                      Robert Rosier, ’80                             Randy and Sandra Zellmer, ’80         Paul and Lois Davies                  Craig W. Kidwell, ’98                                                          David E. Turplesmith, ’02
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Anthony and Beth Keating, ‘90
William L. Meyer, ’81                     Royal Pacific Apartments                                                             Lucy Davis                            Paul and Jane Klasen, ’51             Robert Patterson, ’67                    Fred Valdez                        Brian and Nancy King, ‘86
Barbara Ann (Winston) Miller, ’77         Safeco Insurance Companies                     Investors                             Charles Delaurenti, II, ’69           William and Theresa Kochevar, ’90     Mildred Pederson                         The Honorable Philip and Barbara   Brooke C. Kuhl, ‘04
Hugh S. and Constance J. Miller, ’87      Scott and Mary Sage, ’78                       $1 - $99                              John and Kris Dippold, ’95            Tony D. Koures, ’88                   Holly E. Petersen, ’06                     Van de Veer, ’88                 Vincent and Kathleen Laubach, ‘70
James and Diane Miller, III, ’78          Bruce Kubler and Janine A. Sarti, ’83                                                George and Mary (Hutton) Doran, ’89   Walt Krueger, ’75                     Dr. and Mrs. David H. Peterson, ’52      Larry and Marcia Vance, ’76        Donald and Janet Lyon, ‘89
                                                                                         Maxine Adams
The Honorable Terri-Ann Miller, ’79       Albert J. and Betty Schauble, ’58                                                    Frank J. and Frances R. Dorsey, ’52   Clayton N. Kubota, ’81                Thomas Pfalzer, ’77                      Dawn T. Vidoni, ’05                Bruce and Barbara MacIntyre, ‘89
                                                                                         Shelley A. Ajax, ’04                                                                                                                                                                          Nancy A. McKay, ‘92
Moberg Law Firm                           Michael and Joyce Sclafani, ’85                                                      Linda Loft Dunford                    Gary Kunihiro, ’81                    Stephen and Sheryl Phillabaum, ’89       Greg and Josie Wagner, ’80
                                                                                         John M. and Peggy Altman, ’89                                                                                                                                                                 Scott and Nicole (Annis) McKay, ‘90
John Monahan, ’74                         Howard B. and Mindee Segal, ’80                                                      Thomas G. and Christine A.            Debby J. Kurbitz, ’87                 Kerry and Virginia Pickett, ’76          James Scott Walker, ’86
                                                                                         Lawrence L. and Mary Anderson, ’78      Dunlop, ’77                                                                                                                                           Timothy and Carol (Grell) Morris, ‘86
Chris A. and Susan L. Montgomery, ’81     Mike Merritt and Jeri Self-Merritt, ’98                                                                                    Suzanne (Franks) Lamanna, ’84         Billie Pierce                            The Warehouse
                                                                                         Rachelle E. (Knowles) Anderson, ’97                                                                                                                                                           James and Teri Newman, ‘95
Stan and Judith Moore, ’69                Hertsel Shadian, ’97                                                                 Brooke Ellis                          Vincent A. and Kathleen L.            Curtis Pintler, ’75                      Maria Washburn
                                                                                         Patrick and Colleen Andreotti, ’76                                                                                                                                                            James Van Newton, ‘99
Jed Morris, ’83                           Edmund and Donna Sheehy, ’78                                                         The Honorable Richard J. Ennis, ’50     Laubach, ’70                        Paula B. Porter, ’87                     Steven and Shelly Wee, ’00
                                                                                         Shawn J. Aronow, ’87                                                                                                                                                                          Michael J. Pellicciotti, ‘04
Timothy J. and Carol A. (Grell)           Robert Shimane, ’84                                                                  Christopher and Christina             Steven and Geraldine Leder, ’78       Tommy and Kirsten Prud’homme, ’90        Robert Welch, ’68                  Paula B. Porter, ‘87
                                                                                         Matthew J. Ashton, ’04                  Estes-Werther, ’06
  Morris, ’86                             Frank Siderius, ’77                                                                                                        Lesley L. Lee†                        Matthew D. Rabinovitch, ’07              Donald Westerman, ’70              Tommy and Kirsten Prud’homme, ‘90
Kent and Gloria Mumma, ’89                                                               Salwa Azar                            James and Christie Farber, ’76
                                          Gregory Skabelund, ’88                                                                                                     Richard and Patricia Leland, ’90      John and Diane Redenbaugh, ’78           Lucinda and Robert Whaley, ’77     Edward Ratcliffe, ‘86
Anahita Nahavandian, ’05                                                                 Professor Megan J. Ballard            Gary and Jeanette Farrell, ’80                                                                                                                          Thomas and Heather Rice, ‘86
                                          Lura M. Smith and Bill Schubach, ’88                                                                                       John Liebert, ’77                     Steven A. Reich, ’80                     Janet K. Whitney, ’00
Terry and Janice Nealey, ’74                                                             Mr. J. Peter Baumgarten, ’80          Timothy and Jacqueline M. (Flynn)                                                                                                                       Kurt M. Rowland, ‘03
                                          Robert C. and Judith A. (Green)                                                                                            Thomas Lies, ’81                      Saul H. Renderfrance, ’05                John and Kathleen Witkowski
Jack and Janice Nelson, ’74                 Smith, ’77                                   Jaime L. Baxter, ’05                    Fearnside, ’96                                                                                                                                        Beau J. Ruff, ‘03
                                                                                                                                                                     Kimberly A. Loranz, ’87               Jeffrey Reynolds, ’77                    Michael Wytychak, III, ’84
William and Barbara Bennett               Andrew and Leslie Smythe, ’77                  Charles F. and Carol Bean, ’75        Laura Cooper Fenimore                                                                                                                                   Gregory R. Smith, ‘86
                                                                                                                                                                     Travis J. Losee, ’03                  Sally J. Reynolds, ’06                   A. Kristine Young, ’91
  Nolan, ’79                                                                             Jeffrey M. Biolchini, ’05             Kevin and Anne Flaherty, ’81                                                                                                                            Rodney Standage, ‘93
                                          James Spurgetis, ’77                                                                                                       Carolyn Gale Louthian, ’82            Thomas and Maureen Richardson, ’80       Christopher Schlueter and
                                                                                         Andrew and Amy Biviano, ’06           L. Palmer and Mari Foret, ’77                                                                                                                           Jack and Michele E. Storms, ‘87
James D. Nordale, ’59                     Julian E. Ledeith-St. Marie, ’97                                                                                           J. Michael and Kathleen (Moriarty)    Mohammed A. Rizvi, ’07                     Jennifer Zelko-Schlueter, ’03
                                                                                         Nanette Kay (Dockum) and Shaun                                                                                                                                                                Jodi D. Thorp, ‘02
Anne Noris, ’80                           Gerald R. Stahl, ’81                                                                 Carl C. and Patty D. Frasure, ’88       Lovejoy, ’74                        Patrick and Leeann Roach, ’73            Adolf V. Zeman, ’04
                                                                                           Blackburn, ’04                                                                                                                                                                              Rondi Jo Thorp, ‘02
Gary and Connie Norton, ’77               Buck Sterling                                                                        Chad H. Freebourn, ’04                William Lund                          Randy Roach, ’78                                                            Prof. Mary Pat Treuthart and Mr. Dan Webster
Brian C. O’Brien, ’82                                                                    Drew and Mary Bodker, ’75             Michael A. Frost, ’73
                                          John F. and Cathy Strohmaier, ’81                                                                                          The Honorable John Luster and Ms.     The Honorable and Mrs. Gerald F.                                            David E. Turplesmith, ‘02
Robert O’Connell, ’78                                                                    Myron and Anne Brixner, ’74           Harry D. and Laurie Gasnick, ’85        Maidy Kress, ’76                                                                                                Gretchen Eileen Verhoef, ‘06
                                          Jeffrey and Patricia (Kane)                                                                                                                                        Roach, ’77
Kitteridge Oldham and Colleen               Sullivan, ’71                                Kevin Brodar, ’85                     Kathryn L. Gerla, ’87                 Donald and Janet Lyon, ’89                                                                                        Dawn T. Vidoni, ‘05
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Brett Rubio, ’06
  O’Connor, ’90                           The Honorable Gregory Sypolt, ’76              Charles Broderick, ’79                Steven Tveit and Gina                 William P. and Carol J. Lyshak, ’79   Beau J. Ruff, ’03
Dianne E. (Lynch) Olsen, ’79              Timothy Szambelan and Michelle                 Patricia L. Brown, ’02                  Ghramm-Tveit, ’89                   G. Scott and Susan Marinella, ’83     Anthony Rund, ’86
Stephen Olson, ’76                          Dimond-Szambelan, ’90                        Chris Brumfield, ’82                  Keith and Donna Glanzer, ’90          Daryl E. Martin, ’98                  Barbra L. (Anderson) Ryan, ’96
Olson, Zabriskie & Campbell, Inc.         Andrea F. (Butaud) Taylor, ’85                 Thomas Buchmeier, ’74
                                                                                         Brooke M. Budde, ’01
                                                                                                                               Michael and Maria Goldman, ’94        Terry and Frances Martin, ’73         Richard W. Sanger, ’72                                                      James E. Rogers
                                                                                                                               Janice A. Grant, ’81
Ken O’Mhuan, ’69
Thorpe P. Orton, ’91
                                          Thompson & Delay
                                          Susan Ann Thomson, ’89                         William Burns, ’84                    Melanie J. (Green) Caldwell, ’97
                                                                                                                                                                     George Mastrodonato, ’76
                                                                                                                                                                     Michael and Candace McAuliffe, ’85
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Carmen J. SantaMaria, ’76
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Sophia Santos Diaz, ’04
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Law Student
Vernon Pearson                            Jodi D. Thorp, ’02                             Keith Campbell, ’49
                                                                                         John Carlson, ’78
                                                                                                                               Donald and Jean Grell
                                                                                                                               Lisa M. Esposito, ’94
                                                                                                                                                                     Kevin and Lynda McCann, ’95           Elizabeth (Rickenbacker) Schaefer, ’81                                      Scholarship Donors
Eric M. Pedersen, ’01                     Joseph and Renee Tichy, ’02                                                                                                Charles and Jackie McClung, ’75       Charles Schumacher, ’80
Joseph M. and M. Beth Pellicciotti, ’76   James and Debbie Topliff, ’81                  Reid Hay and Heather Carlson, ’03     Harold K. Grover, ’04                 Heather A. McDowell, ’05              Col. Ralph D. Scott, ’83                                                    Walter Ayers, ‘81
Michael J. Pellicciotti, ’04              John† and Betty Troup, ’54                     Thomas and Julie Carroll              James and Donna Guyor, ’77            Jim and Gina McGoffin, ’53            Rob and Rita Seines, ’85                                                    Robert Berlin, ‘81
Gary Penar, ’77                           John J. and Donna Ring Tyner, ’82              Brett Carson, ’79                     Douglas J. Haffie, ’05                Keith and Kathleen McGoffin, ’54      Jonathan B. Shaklee, ’07                                                    John Condon and Kaye Condon, ‘77
Marc Phillips, ’76                        Brett Venn, ’08                                William Carty                         Jean A. Hall, ’81                     Maureen McGuire, ’81                                                                                              F. Daniel and Susan (Pomerleau) Corkery, ‘76
                                                                                                                                                                                                           John D. Sheaffer, Jr., ’79
Harve H. and Alta C. Phipps, ’53          Gretchen Eileen Verhoef, ’06                   Patricia M. Cavanaugh, ’77            William J. Halstead, ’93              Timothy J. McGuire, ’98                                                                                           Helen John Foundation
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Randall and Patti Shearer
Pine Vista Place                          Ryan E. and Mistee (Pitman)                    Anthony Cefalogli, ’78                Wayne and Mary Hardesty, ’77          Mark K. Mciff, ’98                                                                                                John and Deborah Holleran, ‘79
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Richard and Rebecca Sheppard, ’08
The Honorable Richard and Mrs. Grace        Verhulp, ’98                                 Hsiu-Lin Chang, ’07                   Tilman Hasche and Eugenia             Nancy A. McKay, ’92                                                                                               Bob and Ginny Kane, ‘77
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Donna W. (Walker) Shipps, ’82
  Pitt, ’53                               Ross J. Wabeke, ’79                            Maurice and Maria Clark, ’58            Vasquez, ’84                                                                                                                                          Paul and Wendi Pennington, ‘92
                                                                                                                                                                     Bryce P. McPartland, ’05              Alexander J. and Maureen J.
John and Carol Plock, ’86                 Gregory and Shirley Wall, ’78                  James B. and Amy C. (Luck)            Jaime M. Hawk, ’04                                                                                                                                      Diehl and Anne Rettig, ‘69
                                                                                                                                                                     Colleen M. McQuaid, ’85                 (Gordon) Shogan, Jr., ’78                                                 Renee R. Reuther, ‘90
Charles Plovanich, ’78                    Dr. Thomas G. Walsh, ’90                         Clemmons, ’93                       Angela Hayes, ’98                     David Medeiros and M. Elizabeth       Tana Marie Small, ’06                                                       Irene Ringwood, ‘84
Kevin C. Potter, ’81                      Larry A. and Ellen Weiser, ’76                 CNA                                   Robin L. Haynes, ’06                    Price, ’85                          Berkeley and Carole Smith, ’75                                              Jim and Beverly Rogers
Mark Prothero, ’88                        Wells Fargo Foundation                         Dennis Cohen, ’76                     Timothy and Theresa Hays, ’97         The Honorable Phillip                 Phil and Dianne Smith                                                       John and Penny Schultz, ‘63
Tim Quirk and Sally Bulger Quirk, ’73     Eric Westberg, ’83                             Phillip J. and Debbie Collaer, ’85    Gary Hebl, ’76                          Mendiguren, ’78                                                                                                 Skip Smyser, ‘77
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Roger and Angelika Smith, ’58
Edward Ratcliffe, ’86                     Thomas M. and Lynda S. White, ’91              Robert and Jean Comfort, ’51          Ms. Gretchen L. Herbison, ’96         James H. Michel, ’63                                                                                              Sunbelt Communications Co.
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Shane Devey Smith, ’95
Tom and Bonnie Reynolds, ’77              Vickie J. Williams                             William J. and Mary J. Connor, ’77    Jerry and Eileen Hertel, ’79          William E. and Janet C. Morgan, ’70                                                                               VIQ Development LLC
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Shephard Smith, ’76
                                                                                         John and Roselie Cooney, ’66          Michael C. Hirst, ’91                                                                                                                                   Bruce Willoughby, ‘72

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in memoriam

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

                Joseph Brennan, J.D. 1955                                            Richard Hayden, J.D. 1984
                                                                                                                                        Annual gifts that last forever
                John Carr, J.D. 1950                                                 Levy Johnston, J.D. 1951
                                                                                                                                            Alumni who make gifts to Gonzaga University School of Law year after year are invaluable to our daily operations.
                The Hon. Robert S. Day, J.D. 1953                                    James McMannis, J.D. 1950                          Those annual gifts, in any amount, add up to provide immense benefit for our students.
                Alan F. Haeuser, J.D. 1979                                           Clement Yuse, J.D. 1951                                Think about how much you give to Gonzaga Law School each year. Do you want your annual support of Gonzaga Law
                                                                                                                                        School to continue even after you’re gone? It’s possible, and it’s easy. Here’s how:
                Stephen B. Harris, J.D. 1979                                                                                                Say, for example, you give $1,500 each year to Gonzaga Law School. By bequeathing $30,000 to the University’s
                                                                                                                                        endowment, you will ensure that your gifts will continue every year in perpetuity. Assume a 5% annual payout from your gift
                                                                                                                                        to the endowment to calculate the corresponding yearly support. The table below illustrates this for several levels of giving.

                                                                                                                                             If your annual gift to Gonzaga Law School is:                                       It will be sustained perpetually with a bequest of:*

         Antoinette J. Derr (Roe)                                                                 Lesley Lee
                                                                                                                                                                        $500                                                                                     $10,000
         Antoinette Derr was born in 1918, and graduated                                            Lesley Lee, an
         from Gonzaga Law in 1944, becoming one of the first                                        administrative assistant
         women attorneys in Washington. After raising her six                                       in the Chastek Library at                                           $1,000                                                                                   $20,000
         children, she joined her husband, Paul R. Derr in the                                      Gonzaga Law School for
         practice of law. She later joined the firm of Tanksley,                                    over fourteen years, passed
         Richard, Padden & Derr and in time was joined by her                                       away on September 11,                                               $1,500                                                                                   $30,000
         daughter Sara to become the first mother daughter                                          2009, after a brief illness.
         partnership in the state of Washington. Antoinette             The faculty and staff of Gonzaga Law School and
         had a successful practice of contract, real estate,            the Chastek Library held a special ceremony on                                                  $2,500                                                                                   $50,000
         estate, and probate law. She practiced actively for            September 29, to honor Lesley’s life, with the planting
                                                                                                                                          *based on a 5% endowment payout
         more than fifty years, stopping at the age of 82 when          of a swamp white oak tree outside Lesley’s window of
         her health interfered with her ability to work.                the library, and the installation of a memorial plaque             With a little bit of planning today, you can make a tremendous difference for tomorrow’s students. To learn how you
                                                                        commemorating Lesley’s life.                                    can shape Gonzaga’s Law School future with annual gifts in perpetuity, contact our Office of Planned Giving at
                              Bill Grismer                                                                                              (800) 388-0881 or

                                                                                         in MEMORY of
                             Bill was born on April 16, 1929,
                             in Wallace, Idaho. Bill attended
                             Gonzaga University, receiving                                                                              This material is presented as educational only and is not offered as legal or tax advice. Always consult with your advisors to ensure your charitable gifts are structured in

                             his degree in accounting and
                                                                        Antoinette Derr, Bill Grismer and Lesley Lee                    agreement with your overall estate plans.

                             his LLB in law in 1953. Hecla              1918 – 2009          1929 – 2009          1952 – 2009
                             Mining Company offered Bill the                                                                                    PLAN
         opportunity to move back to his hometown of Wallace                                                                                     TO                                                                                                                                 Office of Planned Giving

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    502 E. Boone Avenue
         where he was the secretary and eventually became                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Spokane, WA 99258-0098
         the Vice-President of Finance for the company.                                                                                                                                                                                                                             (509) 313-6141 • (800) 388-0881
                                                                                                                                        Create your gift plan at                                                                                                          

                                                                                                                                           NON-PROFIT ORG.
                                                                                                                                            U.S. POSTAGE

                                                                                                                                             SPOKANE, WA
                                                                                                                                             PERMIT NO. 28
                              PO Box 3528, Spokane, Washington 99220-3528

                              ADDRESS SERVICE REQUESTED

The Chapel of St. Ignatius of Loyola is located on the third floor of the School of Law building. The beautiful and peaceful sanctuary is made possible
through the generosity of benefactors Paul (‘59, J.D.) and Lita (’77, J.D.) Luvera.

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