GGU Law's Fifth Annual Chief Justice Ronald M. George Distinguished Lecture: Veterans in the Judiciary

San Francisco, CA

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Fifth Annual Chief Justice Ronald M. George Distinguished Lecture and Panel Discussion

 Veterans in the Judiciary

(CLE available) 


Associate Justice Ming W. Chin, Supreme Court of California

Former Captain in U.S. Army, including a year in Vietnam

Army Commendation Medal and Bronze Star Recipient



  • Associate Justice Ming W. ChinSupreme Court of California
  • Judge James E. McFetridge, Superior Court of California, County of Sacramento, Navy JAG Lt. (Ret.), Judge and Trial Advocacy Supervisor, California Army National Guard
  • District Judge Henry T. Wingate, United States District Court, Southern District of Mississippi 
  • Moderator: Gordon ErspamerPartner (Ret.), Morrison & Foerster LLP, Veterans Advocate

Lecture Sponsors

  • Thomson Reuters (Lead Sponsor)
  • Arnold & Porter LLP 
  • Calvo Fisher & Jacob LLP
  • Bryan Cave LLP 
  • Chevron Corporation 
  • The Clorox Company 
  • Coblentz, Patch, Duffy & Bass, LLP 
  • Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy LLP 
  • Farella Braun + Martel LLP 
  • Fenwick & West LLP 
  • Hanson Bridgett LLP 
  • Keker & Van Nest LLP 
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP 
  • Sedgwick LLP 
  • Shartsis Friese LLP 
  • Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger

Community Partners

  • Association of Corporate Counsel
  • Bar Association of San Francisco 
  • Equal Justice Works, Veterans Legal Corps
  • The Federalist Society
  • Jones & Devoy LLP
  • National Guard Association of California
  • OneJustice
  • Palo Alto Veterans Administration Healthcare System 
  • San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center
  • Swords to Plowshares

You may also join us for the First Annual Veterans Law Conference the day after this event on Friday, October 18, 2013. Tickets at