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Public Legal Services Society 2014 Board, from left: Vallerye Mosquera, President; Olga Bronnikova, Executive Co-Chair; Jaime Lindsey, Public Relations; Sosan Madanat, Executive Director; Ernesto Falcon, Treasurer; Katie Reed, Executive Co-Chair; Raihane Dalvi, Vice President; Marshal Andrews, Executive Co-Chair; Chris Wu Executive, Co-Chair; and Jason Miller, Secretary

Public Legal Services Society 2014 Board, from left: Vallerye Mosquera, President; Olga Bronnikova, Executive Co-Chair; Jaime Lindsey, Public Relations; Sosan Madanat, Executive Director; Ernesto Falcon, Treasurer; Katie Reed, Executive Co-Chair; Raihane Dalvi, Vice President; Marshal Andrews, Executive Co-Chair; Chris Wu Executive, Co-Chair; and Jason Miller, Secretary

Anniversary Celebration Boosts Public Service Funds

March 26, 2014

Tags: Alumni, Student Life, 90th News, 90th Stories, 2014, News

The 90th Anniversary celebration for University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law on March 15, 2014, at the Sheraton Grand Sacramento attracted 400+ attendees and raised nearly $50,000 in funds for students and alumni in public service.

The successful auction fundraiser benefitted Pacific McGeorge Public Legal Services Society (PLSS), a student-led organization dedicated to enhancing employment opportunities for young graduates who choose often low-paying public-interest careers. Funds raised will be added to the PLSS endowed fund for summer grants and its Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP).

Four Pacific McGeorge alumni were honored at the 90th celebration:

  • Leadership - Thomas Welsh, '89, Partner at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP
  • Volunteerism - Parker White, '80, Partner at Poswall,White & Cutler
  • Public Service - Kim Delfino, '93, California Program Director at Defenders of Wildlife
  • Philanthropy - Michael Belote, '87, President of California Advocates, Inc.

"It is an honor to recognize exceptional alumni that exemplify the characteristics of our outstanding legal program," said Dean Mootz. "Each of these alums is committed to Pacific McGeorge's success and each is committed to our students."

The event included a live jazz band and a historical overview depicting highlights from Pacific McGeorge's 90 years of excellence in the Sacramento community. Hundreds of prominent attorneys and judges from the Sacramento area were in attendance, along with students, faculty members, staff, University officials, and community leaders.

"It was a great night for our Pacific McGeorge students to join leaders and lawyers in Sacramento to celebrate McGeorge's 90th year!" said Charlene Mattison, Assistant Dean of Advancement, Marketing and Career Development.

Pacific McGeorge wishes to thank all the generous law firms and other sponsors for making the event a major success and memorable night for the community. 

Platinum

Mike Belote '87 - California Advocates, Inc.

Noël M. Ferris, '79 - Law Office of Noël Ferris

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP  

Gold

Dean Francis J. Mootz III & Leticia Saucedo  

Silver

Boutin Jones, Inc.

Dreyer Babich Buccola Wood Campora, LLP

Kronick Moskovitz Tiedemann & Girard

Brian & Dorothy Landsberg

Porter | Scott Attorneys

Table Sponsor

Mc Donald Carano Wilson, LLP

Pacific McGeorge Military Law Society

Pacific McGeorge Rugby Alumni Association

Radoslovich | Krogh, PC Attorneys

Sacramento County Bar Association

Somach Simmons & Dunn

Weintraub | Tobin  

Special Thanks

Cogent Legal

FloraVida Florist

Meridian Signage

Paul Baker Printing

Pacific McGeorge Alumni Board

Wiley W. Manuel Bar Association

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View photos from March 15.