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March 2013

Dr. Clarence B. Jones, Attorney and Speechwriter for Dr. King, Speaks at 'Remembering Our Roots' Event
Dr. Clarence B. Jones, who served as counsel and speechwriter for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and helped compose the historic "I Have a Dream" speech, spoke at UC Davis on February 4 as part of a celebration of King's legacy and the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. The event, "Remembering Our Roots: Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at King Hall," included remarks from Dean Kevin R. Johnson, Professor Cruz Reynoso, and Fabiola Larios '13.

Professor Leticia Saucedo Honored with 2013 Distinguished Teaching Award
Professor Leticia Saucedo has been honored with the William and Sally Rutter 2013 Distinguished Teaching Award, Dean Kevin R. Johnson has announced.  She will be presented with the award at the 2013 Distinguished Teaching Award and Scholarship Recognition Celebration on March 14 in the UC Davis Conference Center.
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Bodenheimer Lecture to Feature Professor Susan Frelich Appleton
The 2013 Brigitte M. Bodenheimer Lecture on Family Law will feature Washington University School of Law Professor and nationally renowned family law scholar Susan Frelich Appleton delivering a lecture entitled "Leaving Home? Domicile, Family, and Gender." The event, which is approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of California, begins at 4 pm on March 11 in the Kalmanovitz Appellate Courtroom.

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King Hall Fundraising on Record Pace
During fiscal year 2011-12, the King Hall community contributed $4.3 million in private support for UC Davis School of Law, more than double the total of any previous year. Now, halfway through fiscal year 2012-13, the School of Law is ahead of last year's pace and on its way to another outstanding fundraising total.
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Plans in Motion for 2013 Milestone Reunions
Attention King Hall classes of '73, '78, '83, '88, '93, '98, '03, and '08: plans are already in motion for the 2013 Milestone Reunion set to be held on October 26. Reunion Planning Committees are hard at work, and volunteers are needed to help make this year's milestone reunions everything they can be! 
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Saturday - March 9

Second Annual APALSA Banquet


Monday - March 11

Bodenheimer Lecture: Susan Frelich Appleton  

Wednesday - March 13

Alumni Student Litigation Mixer  

Thursday - March 14

34th Annual Distinguished Teaching Award and Scholarship Dinner

Thursday - March 28

Alumni and Admitted Students Reception in Los Angeles  

Thursday - March 28

Alumni Lunch in Orange County  

Saturday - April 6

King Hall Black Alumni Reunion 

Sunday - April 7

35th Annual Dr. Ives Basketball Tournament  

Wednesday - April 24

Alumni Reception in Santa Barbara  


Kimberly Kralowec '92, Jennifer LaGrange '05, and Marc Levinson '73 Win CLAY Awards  

Doug Mirell '80 Co-founds New Entertainment Law Firm 

Priscilla Winslow '77 Appointed to California Public Employment Relations Board  

Blake J. Russum '08 Joins Ropers Majeski Kohn & Bentley 

Stephen Larson '04 Named as Partner at Knobbe Martens 

Tara C. Kowalski '02 Joins Partnership at Jones Day