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James Blair JD ’98

  • 08/31/2020

    James Blair JD ’98 was hired as the director of Institutional Advancement at Diablo Valley College in the San Francisco Bay Area. While a law student Blair spent a summer as the director of orientation for the incoming law school class, a role he says in many ways led him to this position many years later. He has also been teaching business law at DVC for a number of years; he started his journey to law school by taking the class he now teaches.

  • 09/01/2011

    James Blair JD ’98 is opening a pub, Creek Monkey, in Martinez, California. His goal is to eventually open a full production brewery adopting the name Excelsior for his microbeer. He is using as a model Oregon’s McMenamin brothers, who are famous for turning disused historic buildings slated for the wrecking ball into hipster paradises. The name of Blair’s establishment stems from a local urban legend of simian sightings where the famous beavers now call home.