Eugene L. Freeland
(NOTE: This is a selective biography, written in January 2006)
Date of Birth: 11/21/1925, San Diego, CA
Spouse: Carol, Children: Ann, Bentley
Education: UC Hastings College of the Law, 1948-1951 Admitted to California Bar 1952
Work: Ralph Waverly Wallace, Esq. (1951-1953), Gray, Cary, Ames and Frye (1954-1988)
Bar/other: Founding member of American Board of Trial Advocates, San Diego Chapter, approximately 1958, San Diego Chapter representatives to ABOTA Board of Directors, Los Angeles, 1959-1964, First National ABOTA Membership Chairman, 1960-1964; elevated to “Diplomat,” approximately 1975, Member, National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel, 1957-1988; Regional Vice President for the Western States, 1964-1966, President, U.C. Hastings College of the Law Alumni Assn., 1969-1971, President, U.C. Hastings College of the Law 1066 Foundation, 1985-1987, Member, Board of Directors, U.C. Hastings College of the Law, 1993-2005, President, 2000-2002. Reappointed to the U.C. Hastings Board by Governor Schwarzenegger for a 12-year term, 2005 to 2017; President, University Club of San Diego, 1962-1963; Board of Directors, Rancho Santa Fe Association, 1987-1990; Vice-President, 1989-1990; Board of Directors, California Center for the Arts, Escondido, 1991-1996; Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club Board of Directors, 2002-2005, U.C. Hastings College of the Law, Alumnus of the Year, 1991, Rancho Santa Fe Association Board of Directors, Special Award for Community Service, 2005.