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 as a mediator and arbitrator in Southern California.
  • The Honorable Cecily Bond (Ret.) ’65 was named as one of California’s Top Neutrals by the Daily Journal. After serving over 20 years in the judiciary, Bond joined JAMS in 2000.
  • The Honorable Charles G. Rubin (Ret.) ’65 was named as one of California’s Top Neutrals by the Daily Journal. After more than 23 years on the bench, Rubin became a mediator/arbitrator, handling several cases a week with a 95% settlement rate.
  • Ken Ziffren ’65 was named both one of California’s Top Entertainment Lawyers and Top 100 Lawyers by the Daily Journal. Ziffren also was named to The Hollywood Reporter’s annual Power Lawyer list recognizing the top 100 legal minds in Hollywood. Ziffren recently established The Ziffren Center for Media, Entertainment, Technology and Sports Law at UCLA School of Law.
  • Ken Kleinberg ’67 of Kleinberg Lange Cuddy & Carlo in Los Angeles was named to The Hollywood Reporter’s annual Power Lawyer list recognizing the top 100 legal minds in Hollywood.
  • 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 and is a long-serving member of the UCLA School of Law Board of Advisors.
  • 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. Bob and his wife Nancy also joined the 800-person delegation of the American Bar Association (ABA) to London and Runnymede to celebrate the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta.
  • The Honorable David H. Brickner (Ret.) ’68 was named as one of California’s Top Neutrals by the Daily Journal. Prior to joining JAMS, Brickner served on the Orange County Superior court 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.