Law Alumni Board

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President

James D. Crosby 83 (JD)
Attorney at Law
San Diego, CA

President-Elect

Megan Donohue ’09 (JD)
Cooley LLP
Civil Litigation, Privacy, and Trade Secrets
San Diego, CA

Immediate Past President

Knut S. Johnson ′86 (JD)
Law Offices of Knut S. Johnson
Criminal Law
San Diego, CA 

Members

Matthew L. Abbot ’15 (JD)
U.S. Navy
Kaneohe Bay, HI & San Diego, CA 

Karin L. Backstrom ′92 (JD)
Backstrom & Associates APC
San Diego, CA

Beth K. Baier ’84 (JD)
The Walt Disney Company
Los Angeles, CA

Alan H. Barbanel ’82 (JD)
Barbanel & Treuer P.C.
Los Angeles, CA

Carolina Bravo-Karimi ’08 (JD)
Wilson Turner Kosmo LLP
Employment Law
San Diego, CA

Hon. Carolyn M. Caietti ′83 (BBA), ′86 (JD)
San Diego County Superior Court
Judicial
San Diego, CA

Benjamin J. Coughlan ′12 (JD)
The Gomez Law Firm
Personal Injury Law
San Diego, CA

Kristina M. Darrough ′18 (JD)
SBA President
San Diego, CA

Solveig Deuprey ′78 (JD)
Deuprey Law Firm, LLP
San Diego, CA

E. Scott Dupree ′77 (JD)
The ConAm Group of Companies
Family Law
San Diego, CA

Buck Endemann ′07 (JD)
K & L Gates
Environmental Law
San Francisco, CA

Hon. Ana Espana ′79 (BA), ′82 (JD)
San Diego Superior Court
Judicial
San Diego, CA

Stephen C. Ferruolo
Dean and Professor of Law
University of San Diego School of Law
Legal Education
San Diego, CA

Dave Fox ’07 (JD)
Fox Law, APC
Solana Beach, CA 

Nicholas J. Fox ’11 (JD)
Foley & Lardner LLP
Civil Litigation, Class Action, 
Complex Litigation, Privacy,
Consumer/Corporate Lawsuits,
and Trade Secrets

San Diego, CA                                                                   

Douglas J. Friednash ′87 (JD)
Office of the Governor
State of Colorado
Denver, CO

Kirsten F. Gallacher ′12 (JD)
Wilson Turner Kosmo LLP
San Diego, CA

Jonathan L. Gerber ’07 (JD)
Miller Miller Menthe LLP
Business Litigation and Transactional Law
Newport Beach, CA

Erin F. Giglia ′01 (JD)
Montage Legal Group
Freelance Legal Services
Irvine, CA

Bridget Fogarty Gramme ′98 (BA), ′03 (JD)
University of San Diego School of Law
Center for Public Interest Law
Public Interest, Antitrust, and Administrative Law
San Diego, CA

Christopher Hayes '10 (JD)
Institutional Limited Partners Association
Washington, D.C. 

Ashley T. Hirano ′09 (JD)
Sheppard Mullin Richter Hampton LLP
Labor and Employment Law
San Diego, CA

Michael B. Kelly
Professor of Law
University of San Diego School of Law
Legal Education
San Diego, CA

Alex L. Landon ′71 (JD)
Law Offices of Alex Landon
Criminal Law
San Diego, CA

Marty B. Lorenzo ′93 (BA), ′96 (JD)
Petco 
San Diego, CA

Amos Alexander Lowder ′09 (JD)
Scheper Kim & Harris LLP
Los Angeles, CA

Michael D. Lurie ′93 (JD)
Constellation Brands, Inc.
SVP, Brand Strategy
Luxembourg

Vic A. Merjanian ’10 (JD)
Kalfayan Merjanian LLP & Titan HST
Newport Beach, CA

Jason M. Ohta ’00 (JD)
Latham & Watkins LLP
White Collar Criminal Defense and
Health Care Law
San Diego, CA

Jamie M. Ritterbeck ’12 (JD)
Higgs Fletcher & Mack LLP
San Diego, CA

Francis J. Tepedino ′74 (JD)
The Condor Group
San Diego, CA

Victor M. Torres ’84 (BA), ’88 (JD)
Law Office of Victor M. Torres
Criminal Defense and Civil Rights Litigation
San Diego, CA

Hon. Robert J. Trentacosta ′79 (JD)
San Diego County Superior Court
Judicial
San Diego, CA

Joy Utomi ’11 (JD)
State of California
Office of the Attorney General
Appellate Law and Criminal Prosecution
San Diego, CA

Noel B. Vales ′97 (JD)
Robinson+Cole
Commercial Real Estate
New York, NY

Hon. Thomas J. Whelan ′61 (BBA), ′65 (JD)
U.S. District Court of Southern California
Judicial
San Diego, CA

Hon. Christopher T. Whitten ′91 (JD)
Superior Court of Arizona, Maricopa County
Judicial
Phoenix, AZ

Jessica G. Wilson ’02 (BA), ’06 (JD)
Green Bryant & French LLP
Litigation, Employment Law, and Professional Liability
San Diego, CA