Class Notes

UCLA School of Law alumni are doing great things in widely varied fields, demonstrating each day the wealth of opportunities afforded by a prestigious law degree. They are starting up entrepreneurial ventures, prosecuting and defending clientele in an astonishing variety of fields, working as judges and public servants, and serving our country. Catch up with your classmates here to find out their latest news, or submit your class notes! Please let us know if you would like to include news or a photo in current edition of the online and print versions of UCLA Law Class Notes at alum@law.ucla.edu.


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Class Notes - 1960s
  • Robert T. Hanger ’63 was named as one of California’s Top Neutrals by the Daily Journal. Hanger has over 30 years of experience in the field of law. Currently, he serves throughout Southern California mediating and arbitrating cases.
  • The Honorable Cecily Bond (Ret.) ’65 was named as one of California’s Top Neutrals by the Daily Journal. She has over 30 years of ADR experience as a sitting judge for 20 years and with JAMS ever since her retirement in 2000.
  • The Honorable Charles G. Rubin (Ret.) ’65 was named as one of California’s Top Neutrals by the Daily Journal.
  • Ken Ziffren ’65 , a partner at Ziffren, Brittenham LLP and an adjunct professor at UCLA Law, was named both one of California’s Top Entertainment Lawyers and Top 100 Lawyers by the Daily Journal. He recently donated $5 million to UCLA School of Law to establish The Ziffren Center for Media, Entertainment, Technology and Sports Law.
  • Nelson Rising ’67 was elected into the Doheny Eye Institute Board of Directors. Rising has an extensive history of civic service and philanthropy throughout Los Angeles. He has served on the UCLA Stein Eye Institute Board of Trustees, as well as the Board of Trustees and Executive Committees of the California Institute of Technology and the W.M. Keck Foundation.
  • Bob Weeks ’67 received the Byrl Salsman Award, one of the highest honors from the Santa Clara County Bar Association for outstanding service in the legal profession.
  • The Honorable David H. Brickner (Ret.) ’68 was named as one of California’s Top Neutrals by the Daily Journal. Prior to joining JAMS, Judge Brickner served as the Orange County Superior court judge for 17 years.
  • Justice Elwood Lui ’69 was reappointed to the Division One of the Second District Court of Appeal by Governor Brown. Lui held the same office from 1981-1987. He previously stepped down to pursue a career as a civil attorney at Jones Day.