1950s & 1960s


PETER PALERMO (J.D.) is the senior partner in Palermo, Barbaro, Chinen & Pitzer, a Pasadena law firm with an emphasis on estate planning, trust litigation, probate and tax. He writes, “On a social theme, my wife, Catherine, and I recently had a delightful lunch with classmate John Nichols, retired Superior Court judge, and his wife, Yolanda.”


RICHARD NELSON GRAY (B.A.) started his final tour with the State Department in January 2007, a three-year assignment as management officer at the U.S. Consulate General in Naples, Italy. “Any USD students or alumni are more than welcome to contact me if they come to visit, study or stay in the Naples area,” he writes.


JAMES WADE (J.D.) reports that he has retired three times and now owns a convenience store in Columbia, Mo. “Keeps me busy!” he writes.


CHARLES ROBISON (J.D.) reports that he is retired and lives in La Mesa with his wife, Blanche.


ROBERT MOBERLY (J.D.) is retired and lives in Escondido with his wife, Barbara.

RICHARD SONGER (J.D.) writes, “After 37 years of practicing law, I retired in January 2006. The last 17 years were spent with the San Diego County Counsel’s Office as a senior deputy county counsel working in the Juvenile Dependency Division. I now work one day a week as a juvenile court judge handling settlement conferences in El Cajon/South Bay Superior Court. Retirement is great … more time for travel and golf.”