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Twenty-Five California Western Alumni Named Top Attorneys

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Twenty-five California Western School of Law alumni have been named as the 2014 Top Attorneys in the annual list published by the San Diego Daily Transcript.

Among them are Courtney R. Miklusak '98, California Western's Assistant Dean for Career and Professional Development, and Michael A. Semanchik '10, a staff attorney with the California Innocence Project, along with 23 graduates who are at the top of the legal profession in San Diego.

The finalists are selected by their peers, which underscores the strong reputation our graduates have in the San Diego legal community.

California Western's top attorneys are prominent in a wide range of legal practice areas:

Academic:
Courtney R. Miklusak '98

California Western School of Law

Corporate Transactional:
Marc S. Schechter '84
Butterfield Schechter & Van Clief LLP

Criminal Law:
Melissa Bobrow '07

Law Offices of Melissa Bobrow

Daniel F. Greene '03
Law Offices of Kerry L. Armstrong APLC

Christian M. Ham '02
Law Offices of Christian Ham

Stacy A. Kartchner '02
Law Office of Stacey A. Kartchner

Michael A. Semanchik '10
California Western School of Law

Estate Planning/Probate & Trust/Tax:
Nicole M. Egan ‘11
Egan Law

Elizabeth S. Gerbasi '09
Gerbasi Law Firm

Sasha Kamfiroozie '12
Law Offices of Hickman & Robinson LLP

Anne-Marie D. Rábago '07
Rábago Business & Tax Law APC

Family Law:
Julia M. Garwood '79

Garwood Family Law

Michele Sacks Lowenstein ‘81
Lowenstein Brown APLC

Immigration:
Leslie Jean Mackay '07
San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program

Insurance:
Greg J. Ryan ‘80
Law Offices of Greg Ryan

Peter J. Schulz ‘93
Greco Traficante Schulz & Brick

Municipal & Government:
Martin A. Hom ‘91
Atkinson Anderson Loya Ruud & Romo

Real Estate & Construction Transactional:
Robert J. Kolodny ‘75
Kolodny & Pressman

Real Estate & Construction Litigation:
Will A. Lemkul ‘98
Morris Sullivan & Lemkul LLP

Pieter M. O’Leary ‘05
Burdman Law Group

Michelle D. Schill ‘08
Martinez & Schill LLP

James P. Souza ‘95
Kennedy & Souza APC

Personal Injury/Property Damage:
Robert J. Chambers II ‘06
The McClellan Law Firm

Ryan D. Harris ‘01
Harris Personal Injury Lawyers Inc.

Christopher C. Walton ‘04
Walton Law APC

The 25 finalists were selected from a pool of semifinalists, which included 68 California Western Alumni.

California Western congratulates all of our 2014 Top Attorneys!