USD School of Law Congratulates Newly Appointed Alumni to San Diego County Bar Association Board

USD School of Law Congratulates Newly Appointed Alumni to San Diego County Bar Association Board

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SAN DIEGO (December 6, 2018) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law commends alumni Marissa Bejarano, ’01 (BA), ’04 (JD), Hon. Victor Bianchini (ret.), ’63 (JD) and Nicholas Fox, ’11 (JD), for being elected by the San Diego County Bar Association (SDCBA) membership to the SDCBA Board for a three- year term.  USD School of Law also congratulates alumna Kristin Rizzo, ’06 (JD), who is the current SDCBA President and will serve as Immediate Past President in 2019.

Bejarano is a Deputy District Attorney in the San Diego County District Attorney’s Office. Her practice areas include criminal law, trial, and appellate practice. She holds a Juris Doctor and Bachelor of Arts from USD.

Judge Bianchini is a retired San Diego County Superior Court Judge, U.S. Magistrate Judge, and Colonel of the United States Marine Corps with 24 military decorations. Judge Bianchini is a graduate of USD School of Law and received his Bachelor of Arts from San Diego State University

Fox is senior counsel and a litigation attorney with Foley & Lardner LLP, and a member of the business litigation dispute resolution and consumer law, finance and class action practices. He holds a Juris Doctor from USD School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts from University of Wisconsin – Madison.


Rizzo is an employment attorney, workplace investigator, mediator, and owner of Rizzo Law–a boutique employment law firm specializing in the strategic representation of employees and employers, performance of workplace investigations, and mediation of disputes.

About the University of San Diego School of Law

Each year, USD educates approximately 800 Juris Doctor and graduate law students from throughout the United States and around the world.  The law school is best known for its offerings in the areas of business and corporate law, constitutional law, intellectual property, international and comparative law, public interest and taxation.

USD School of Law is one of the 84 law schools elected to the Order of the Coif, a national honor society for law school graduates.  The law school's faculty is a strong group of outstanding scholars and teachers with national and international reputations and currently ranks 36th nationally among U.S. law faculties in scholarly impact and 29th nationally in past-year faculty downloads on the Social Sciences Research Network (SSRN). The school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. Founded in 1954, the law school is part of the University of San Diego, a private, independent, Roman Catholic university chartered in 1949.


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