Highlighting 100 McGeorge alumni for school’s 100-year anniversary: Posts 21-30

Throughout 2024, the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law is celebrating members of its vast alumni network in honor of the school’s 100-year anniversary. These posts are part of a series highlighting 100 exceptional McGeorge School of Law alumni. 

As we continue publishing stories, we invite you to follow along and explore the stories of exceptional McGeorge alumni. This article spotlights ten McGeorge alumni who have emerged as formidable forces in their respective industries, making significant impacts on their communities and even extending their influence to the government level. McGeorge alumni pave the way for the next generation of law professionals, with their stellar career histories, continued dedication for justice, and status as leading experts in their fields.   

Michael Belote, ‘87 

Michael Belote, ‘87, has over 40 years of experience as a lobbyist in California, including 10 years as President of California Advocates, Inc. Capitol Weekly named him one of the Top 100 in California politics many times, and he was named the recipient of the annual President’s Award by the California Judges Association twice. Belote has supported McGeorge’s Public Legal Services Society by volunteering at their yearly fundraising auction, donating financially, and encouraging others to match his gifts. 

Scott Boras, ‘82 

Scott Boras, ‘82, was named as the most powerful sports agent in the world for the eighth time by Forbes Magazine in 2022. Boras is the founder, owner, and president of the Boras Corporation, a sports agency in Newport Beach, CA. Boras Corporation is the most valuable baseball (only) agency in the country, with 106 clients and more than $3.8 billion in active playing contracts. 

The Hon. Consuelo María Callahan, ‘75 

The Hon. Consuelo María Callahan, ‘75, worked as a Deputy District Attorney for the San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office after graduating from McGeorge School of Law, where she focused her practice on child abuse and sexual assault cases. In 1992, she became the first Hispanic woman to be appointed to the San Joaquin Superior Court. She now serves on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; nomination confirmed by a 99-0 vote by the Senate in 2003. Judge Callahan remains actively involved with the law school through speaking engagements, service, and her role on the University’s Board of Regents. 

Anna Frostic, ‘07

Anna Frostic, ‘07, is the Senior Vice President of Programs and Policy for the Humane Society International, overseeing all of Asian global programs and policy work. Frostic has many professional accomplishments, including eliminating a loophole in the federal law that allowed chimpanzees to continue to be subjected to invasive biomedical research.

Justice John M. Gerrard, ‘81 

Justice John M. Gerrard, ‘81, became the youngest serving member of the Nebraska Supreme Court in 1995 at 41. He served for 16.5 years on Nebraska’s high court. In May 2011, President Barack Obama nominated Judge Gerrard for a United States District Court judgeship. He was Chief Judge of the District of Nebraska from 2018-2021. Judge Gerrard took senior status in Feb. 2023 and continues to carry a full case load for the District of Nebraska.  

The Hon. Margaret Kuroda Masunaga, '87 

The Hon. Margaret Kuroda Masunaga, '87, grew up in Sacramento, California, and graduated from C.K. McClatchy High School, near McGeorge School of Law. She has served on the McGeorge Alumni Association Board since 2023. When she was a student at McGeorge, she was President of the Asian American Law Students Association, as well as Minority Representative on the admissions committee. Judge Masunaga had a lengthy career of public service in Hawaii in various capacities before serving on the bench for six years. 

Katherine Martin, ‘87 

Katherine Martin, ‘87, serves as the chair of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati’s board of directors and a partner in the firm’s Palo Alto office, where she practices corporate and securities law. Martin led the team at her firm that advised Twitter, Inc. on a $44 billion acquisition in 2022 by Elon Musk.  

The Hon. Dana Makoto Sabraw, ‘85 

The Hon. Dana Makoto Sabraw, ‘85, is the chief district judge of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California. Judge Sabraw was 37 years old when he was first appointed to the bench. Judge Sabraw is a member of the U.S. Judicial Conference Committee on the Judicial Branch and has been active in several professional organizations. In addition, he has received numerous awards from the community and bar associations. 

Summer Stephan, ‘86 

Summer Stephan, ‘86, has served as the San Diego County District Attorney since 2018. As District Attorney, she leads the second-largest DA’s Office in California, and the fifth-largest in the United States, managing a professional staff of 1,000 employees, serving as the People’s Prosecutor for San Diego County and its more than three million residents. 

Michelle Wong, ‘03 

Michelle Wong, ‘03, focuses her practice on estate planning, wealth preservation, and estate administration. A significant portion of Wong’s practice is tailored to addressing the complex needs and issues unique to professional athletes and coaches as they progress through various stages of their careers and beyond, including clients in the NFL, MLB, NBA, and NHL. In addition, Wong teaches Wills, Trusts, and Estates as an adjunct professor at The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law. 

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