The Western San Bernardino County Bar Association will honor the College of Law’s founding dean Paul Egly and alumnus Byron C. Thompson ’78 at its Installation of Officers and Awards Ceremony.
Egly will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award and Thompson will receive the Jennifer Brooks Lawyer of the Year award.
Egly, a retired Los Angeles Superior Court judge, worked for the College of Law as a dean, administrator, and faculty member for 37 years starting in 1970. His dream of bringing a fully-accredited law school to Inland Southern California was realized in 2016 when the American Bar Association granted accreditation.
Thompson has practiced family law since 1978. He is an attorney for Thompson & Thompson in Claremont. Thompson serves as a fellow with the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.
What: Western San Bernardino County Bar Association 2017-2018 Installation of Officers and Awards Ceremony
When: 5:30 p.m. – social gathering; 6:30 p.m. – dinner and program
Where: DoubleTree by Hilton, 222 N. Vineyard Ave., Ontario.
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