Class Notes

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Class Notes - 1950s
  • Eric Weissmann ’54 recently received the 2010 Entertainment Lawyer of the Year Award by the Beverly Hills Bar Association for his contributions to the industry and the community. Eric is a partner atWeissmannWolff BergmanColeman Grodin & Evall LLP.
  • Ralph Shapiro ’58 and Shirley Shapiro, who are UCLA leaders and philanthropists, received the UCLA Award for University Service at the annual UCLA Awards dinner. The Shapiros are are intricately involved in UCLA activities, supporting the university in a variety of capacities and maintaining a lifelong commitment to helping the Bruin family. Ralph is a longtime member of The UCLA Foundation Board of Directors, the UCLA School of Law Advisory Board, the UCLA Medical Sciences Executive Board, and he was president of the UCLA School of Law Alumni Association. The Shapiros' support touches nearly every area on campus and every facet of UCLA’s mission.