Class Notes for 1970 - 1979

Submissions from

September 2014 - December 2015


W. Barry Kahn has become the builder/developer of affordable multi-family housing in Houston, TX and recently was named a vice chair of the Legal Action Committee for the National Association of Home Builders.


James Benjamin was selected for the third consecutive year as Top 100 by Colorado SuperPowers and for the 10th consecutive year in the list published by SuperLawyers.

David Pasternak was appointed the new president of the California State Bar.

W. Davis (Dave) Smith recently joined Andrews Lagasse Branch & Bell, an employment and professional liability firm located in San Diego with brand new offices in Los Angeles and Spokane, WA.  


Joanne Ratinoff (Unger) has established her own West Los Angeles law practice, The Ratinoff Law Group, offering family law mediation, collaborative law and litigation services.

John K. Spillane was appointed Chief Deputy District Attorney by District Attorney Jackie Lacey in February, 2015.



Alan B. Rabkin of Holland & Hart has been appointed Co-Chair of the American Bar Association’s International Financial Products and Services Committee. The Committee has over 500 members from around the world and focuses on international and comparative legal, regulatory, and supervisory issues related to financial institutions.