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Arts & Sciences Reunion June 24-27, 2010


Bruce Shilling BA has run a small painting company since 1989, doing interior and exterior painting and repairs on homes in the Seattle area. He and his wife, Jamie Tweedie Shilling BS ’75, have two children: Kyna, who graduated magna cum laude from Occidental College in 2007, and Calder, who is attending Sarah Lawrence College.


Catherine Berger BA is on the media tech team at her church and has done volunteer work in Nicaragua; Chehalis, Washington (to help flood victims); and Portland (at Roosevelt High School).

William Cobb JD has been elected to the board of regents of the Nevada System of Higher Education. Cobb is senior and managing partner of the law firm Erickson, Thorpe & Swainston. He is a master emeritus of the American Inns of Court and is listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, The Best Lawyers in America, and Nevada Super Lawyers.

Kathleen Jimenez BA is a chaplain and history teacher at Campbell Hall School in North Hollywood, California.

Stephen Kantor JD, an estate planning attorney, has been selected to manage and operate the Portland law firm of Samuels, Yoelin, Kantor, Seymour & Spinrad.


Jack Hoffman JD was elected mayor of Lake Oswego in November 2008. He is a partner at Dunn Carney Allen Higgins & Tongue. Holly Reinhart-Marean BA and her husband, Tom, are both pastors. Their daughter, Anna, is married and works in the Washington, D.C., area. Reinhart-Marean also has two grown stepchildren and through them, four grandchildren. Richard Webster BA is “living the Cruz’in life” in Santa Cruz, California. “After 10 years heading up banking practice at Tandem/Compaq/HP, I decided it was time for a serious career change so now I am heading up banking practice for Cisco. My son, Paul, is seriously considering Lewis & Clark for academics, overseas programs, and baseball. We visited Portland in January and were all impressed how the school has matured.”


Cliff Bentz JD has been elected state representative for District 60 in southeastern Oregon. Richard Kraus JD has become a fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America Society, an invitation-only trial lawyer honorary society with a membership limited to 3,500. Kraus was honored as the 2006 Lawyer of the Year by Michigan Lawyer’s Weekly. Karli Olson JD and Linh Vu JD ’99 have opened the new office of Olson Vu in Portland.


Peter Chamberlain JD has formed the firm Chamberlain Mediation-Arbitration, where he assists with statewide personal injury, professional liability, commercial, and construction defect cases. Chamberlain was recently appointed to the Oregon State Bar Professional Responsibility Board.


Arts & Sciences Reunion June 24-26, 2010
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