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GRD Law '03
Policastri, Gina

Gina N. Policastri '00, J.D. '03 was recently certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization, State Bar of California as a Family Law Specialist. Ms. Policastri is a senior associate at Lonich & Patton, LLP, where she has worked since 2003.

Contact Gina
Gina N. Policastri Lonich & Patton, LLP 1871 The Alameda, Ste. 475 San Jose, CA 95126 Phone: (408) 553-0801 Fax: (408) 553-0807
submitted Feb. 10, 2011 1:15P
Pinna, Daniel

Daniel J. Pinna '03 recently became the vice president of business development at litigation support company BlackStone Discovery. He is also a proud new home owner in San Jose.

submitted Mar. 26, 2009 3:37P
UGRD Leavey Business '03
Pinna, Daniel

Daniel J. Pinna '03 is the vice president of business development at BlackStone Discovery; an eDiscovery partner to many of the International IP law firms located in Palo Alto. He just recently purchased a new construction home in San Jose.

Contact Daniel
submitted Aug. 7, 2009 10:43A
Pinard, Margaret

Margaret Pinard ’03 has recently released Dulci's Legacy, a young adult fantasy-thriller set in Nova Scotia. This is Margaret's second novel, following her debut historical fiction Memory's Hostage in 2013. Both books can be found on She is thrilled to be writing real stories instead of memoranda, and is currently at work on her third novel. She lives in Portland, Oregon.

Contact Margaret @tastelifetwice
submitted Mar. 1, 2015 7:18P
GRD Law '03
Phan, Emily (Wang)

Emily Wang Phan J.D. '03 was the reader's pick for the "Best Criminal Lawyer" of Silicon Valley, according to the Metro. The law office of Emily Phan specializes in defending cases such as driving under the influence, theft, and domestic violence. 

Contact Emily
submitted Apr. 25, 2014 7:47P
GRD Law '03
Pfeiffer, Kelly (Cesare)

Kelly (Cesare) Pfeiffer L.L.M. '03 and her husband, Tom Pfeiffer, welcomed their second child, Ryan Thomas, on Feb. 20, 2009. Ryan joins his sister Katelyn Ashley, 2. Kelly is an intellectual property litigation attorney in Orange County, but is taking time off to be home with the children.

submitted Apr. 10, 2009 9:41A
UGRD Arts & Sciences '03
Pettibone Ryan, Maureen (Pettibone)

Maureen Pettibone Ryan '03 just founded a boutique civil litigation firm with Pamela E. Glazner J.D. '06, almost eight years to the day after the two met in law school. Their firm, Glazner & Ryan (, focuses on individual and business litigation, and consumer and civil rights.

Contact Maureen
submitted Oct. 23, 2011 10:45P
UGRD Engineering '03
Paetsch, Chris

Chris Paetsch '03 married Erin Tackney '02 July 9, 2011 in Essex, Mass. Monika Kunz '02 served as one of the two maids of honor, Katy Dormer '02 as a bridesmaid, Michael Neumann '03 as a groomsman, and Christian Kurpiewski '02 as an usher. Also in attendance Greg Raih '02, Ian Johnstone '02, Jen Hernandez '03, Megan (Young) Chatterji '02, Alex Keil '03, Marcy Swiatek '03 and Cori Wang '09. The happy couple resides in Cambridge, Mass., with their cat, Frau Meow.

submitted Jul. 6, 2012 2:38P
UGRD Leavey Business '03
Orellana, Barbara (Dieckman)

Barbara Dieckman '03 and J. Carlos Orellana '01 on Aug. 6, 2011, at Mission Santa Clara. Also in attendance were fellow SCU alums Andrew Dieckman '99, Lauren Renfort '03 (matron of honor), Yvonne Talavera '02 (minister of music), Elias Portales '00, Mark Reyes '02, Dan Schneider '02, Tricia (Cosaro) Stream '02, Stephanie Anthony '03, Lisa Connolly '03, Amy DeMartini '03, Ashish Patel '03, Christian Pfrommer '03, Ingrid Sandstrom '03, Alisha Rodrigues '07, Matthew Goularte '11, and current student Lane Renfort.

submitted Nov. 26, 2011 12:53A
Nabasny, Nicki (Pichel)

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Nicki (Pichel) Nabasny ’03 writes that she and Mike Nabasny '03 moved to Chicago in July 2011. Nicki is currently the director of external relations at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy and Mike is director of sales, Midwest at Wildfire, a division of Google. They have a daughter, Mia, born Dec. 30, 2011, and are expecting their second child in August 2013.


submitted Mar. 6, 2013 2:25P
UGRD Arts & Sciences '03
Moodie, Rachel (Boll)

Rachel Boll '03 married Brad Moodie '02, MBA '04 on August 15, 2009, in Seattle at St. James Cathedral. The maid of honor was Ann Holmes '03 and best man was Kevin Ireland '03. Also in attendance: Matt Murphy '02, Mike Garnet '01 and Mike Sanchez '03.

Contact Rachel
submitted Sep. 4, 2009 8:39A
GRD Law '03
Mohr, Judith "Judy"

Judith "Judy" Mohr J.D. ’03 has been recruited by McDermott Will & Emery to lead a patent team in its Silicon Valley office. Mohr had been an intellectual property partner in King & Spalding's Redwood Shores, Calif., office for the past four years. Mohr is a life sciences specialist. Prior to joining King & Spalding in 2008, Mohr spent eight years at Perkins Coie.

submitted Aug. 13, 2012 1:32P
Leopard, Elizabeth (DiSanti)

Elizabeth (DiSanti) Leopard ’03 and her husband, Jeff, welcomed a baby girl, Evelyn Jane, on Sept. 10, 2011.

submitted Jan. 17, 2012 9:42A
UGRD Leavey Business '03
Legarreta, Miguel

Miguel Legarreta ’03 joins Truex Insurance in Stockton after a successful career at Liberty Mutual Insurance, where he was recognized for his outstanding performance by the Liberty Mutual Leader’s Club. Legarreta speaks Spanish fluently, has seven years of experience, and brings a vast knowledge of personal insurance to Truex.

In 2011, Legarreta earned his Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow designation. He graduated from Santa Clara University in 2003 with a degree in economics and a minor in Spanish studies.
submitted Jul. 15, 2014 2:48P
UGRD Arts & Sciences '03
Lafranconi, Scott

Kim Kelley '03, M.A. '05 and Scott Lafranconi '03, M.A. '07 were wed on June 13th at Mission Santa Clara. Heather Kelley '99 was the Maid of Honor. The couple makes their home in Almaden Valley of San Jose.

submitted Sep. 7, 2009 8:16A
UGRD Leavey Business '03
Hummel, Brandon

Brandon Hummel ’03 writes: “I started Dynamic Sport & Social Club, the Bay Area’s premier club for adult sports. We offer co-ed adult sports leagues in the South Bay and surrounding areas. If you live in the Bay Area and want to play flag football, softball, soccer, basketball, dodgeball, kickball, or volleyball, check out and come join us. Stay active, have fun, and meet people!”

Contact Brandon
submitted Feb. 27, 2012 3:21P
UGRD Arts & Sciences '03
Holtz, Katherine (Wichmann)

Andrew Holtz ’02 and Katherine Holtz ’03 welcomed their daughter, Emma Holtz, on March 25, 2011. Emma was surrounded by family and other alumni including Larry T. Nally ’78 and Jamie Nally ’08.

submitted Jan. 24, 2012 10:40A
Holly, Jennifer

Jennifer Holly '03 has been appointed to Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton's LLP Labor and Employment practice group. The practice focuses on traditional labor and employment issues in a variety of industries, including trucking, airlines transportation, technology, entertainment, environmental, recycling and solid waste services. The firm also specializes in representing clients in union negotiations, organizing campaigns and unfair labor practice proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board.

submitted Nov. 15, 2010 3:19P
UGRD Arts & Sciences '03
Hill, Tamara

Tamara Hill '03 and Travis Morrow, both of Chicago, were married July 24 in a small family ceremony in Livermore, Calif. The bride is the daughter of Gary and Debbie Hill, of Bend. She is a 1999 graduate of Bend High School and a 2003 graduate of Santa Clara University, where she studied physics. She is currently in her final year at the University of Chicago Law School. The groom is the son of Matthew and Jo Morrow, of Rowlett, Texas. He is a 2003 graduate of North Garland High School and a 2007 graduate of the University of Texas at Dallas, where he studied psychology and creative writing. He is a network engineer with RL Canning in Chicago. They will settle in Irvine, Calif.

submitted Dec. 5, 2011 6:28P
UGRD Arts & Sciences '03
Henry, Rhianna

Rhianna Henry '03 and Marco Casesa married on October 4, 2010 at Quail Lodge in Carmel, California. They are currently living in San Diego.

submitted Sep. 12, 2010 9:19A
UGRD Arts & Sciences '03
Henderson, Therese (DiCola)

Therese DiCola '03 was wed July 25, 2009 to William Reed Henderson, III in Winter Park, Colorado. The wedding party included Kelly Andreano '03, Jennifer Martin '03, Adrienne (Parke) Ewers '03, Meghan (Freeman) Goldman '03, Katharine Tolan '03 and Valerie (Melo) Fantl '03. The wedding was photographed by Cooper Carras '03 and Alison Beckord '03. The couple honeymooned in Argentina and Uruguay. Reed, a graduate of the University of San Diego, and Tess are both in the finance industry and reside in South Pasadena, California.

submitted Nov. 12, 2009 3:09P
Henderson, Therese (DiCola)

Therese DiCola Henderson '03 and her husband Reed Henderson welcomed their first child, Eleanor (Ella) Margaret Henderson, on April 19th, 2011.

submitted Nov. 17, 2011 7:51P
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