Bruce Ross '64 is a nationally recognized trial lawyer with over 30 years experience litigating trust, estate, and conservatorship matters. A partner at Holland & Knight LLP in Los Angeles, Ross has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America Guide, Trusts & Estates for more than a decade. He has been a Southern California Super Lawyer since 2003 and was listed as one of the Top 100 Wealth Management Attorneys in Worth Magazine in 2006 and 2007. Ross is a longtime Fellow and Officer in the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and served as President in 2006-2007. He is the former Chair of the California State Bar's Trusts and Estates Section and is the author of a two-volume handbook for California lawyers on Probate originally published in 1986 and which he updates annually for legal publisher Thomson West.
A major supporter of the arts, Ross is on the advisory board of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra and an Honorary Life Trustee of the Pacific Asia Museum in Pasadena.
Sponsored by the Robert ’53 and MeiLi Hefner Foundation and offered here at Webb to two current students, The Hefner Initiative aims to foster a close and positive relationship between the people of China and the US. This extraordinary 12-day summer program includes travel this year to Beijing and Suzhou—allowing for living/learning opportunities with host students and families.
Shyam Arya '18 and Ellie Canty '18 have been accepted to present a poster at the National American Chemical Society conference in New Orleans in March 2019--an extremely rare honor for high school students.