Marriages and Births

Includes news received from December 1, 2010  – June 1, 2011.

Includes news received from December 1, 2010  – June 1, 2011.



Mike Sherack ’95 married  Jennifer King in Golden, Colorado.


Brett Egusa ’98 and Erin McMahon ’98 welcomed their second child on February 6, 2011, named Finnegan “Finn” Patrick Egusa. Finn arrived weighing 7 lbs, 15.7 ounces, 20 inches long, with red hair. They also have a daughter, Claire, two years old.

Allison LaPlante ’02 and Tim Murphy ‘00 welcomed their second child, Declan Murphy, on April 21, 2011.   He was 8 lbs, 12 oz, and 21 1/2 inches. Three year old, Finn, is being a great big brother, and the whole family is doing well. 

Bill Penn ’02 and his wife, Alisa Harvey, welcomed baby daughter, Frances, on February 27, 2011, weighing in at  6 lbs. 13 oz. and 22 inches long. Penn is the Public Interest Law Coordinator at the law school.

Justin Cabrera ’05 and Irina Batrakova ’04 welcomed son, Benjamin Nicholas, on February 25, 2011, weighing 7 lbs. 14 oz., and 21 inches long.

Eric Deitrick ’05 and Kirstine Almquist ’09 welcomed son, Emmett James Deitrick, on January 14, 2011. Deitrick is an attorney with Multnomah Defenders, Inc.

Daniel Mensher ’05 and his wife, Joanna, welcomed daughter, Vera Anne Mensher, on April 4, 2011, weighing in at 8 lbs. 11 ounces. Mensher is a staff attorney with the Pacific Environmental Advocacy Center.

Jeana Wines ’08 and her husband, Ryan Wines, welcomed daughter Eleanor Robin on March 29, 2011. Wines is an attorney with the firm of Sather Byerly & Holloway in Portland, Oregon.