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David Edward Bordon


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David Edward Bordon Obituary
December 29, 1943 - November 22, 2015 David passed away at his home in Belvedere, California, on November 22, 2015. David was born in Los Angeles on December 29, 1943. David graduated in 1961 from Hamilton High School in Los Angeles, where he had served as president of the student government organization. David remained an active alumnus, contributing to the school and attending reunions. David received his B.A. in political science from U.C., Berkeley in 1965, and his law degree from Boalt Hall at U.C. Berkeley in 1968. Along with his cousin, Bob Bordon, they established the Bordon Family Memorial Fund, which provides scholarships to Boalt Hall. David joined the Sedgwick law firm in San Francisco, at a time when Sedgwick had only one office and 28 attorneys. David served as Managing Partner and Chairman from 1990 -2001. David was instrumental in expanding the firm, and opening other offices in the United States and in London. After David stepped down, he remained Of Counsel, and continued to represent some of his favorite clients. David met his wife Jean at U.C. Berkeley. They were married on July 16, 1966. David and Jean moved to Belvedere, California in 1969. David was elected to the City Council and he served as Mayor in 1974-1976. David and Jean's son, Bryan Bordon, lives in Venice, California with his wife and two sons. David's favorite times were those spent with Bryan and his family. A private service has been held. Contributions in David's memory may be made to the organization of your choice or to the following: (1) The Bordon Family Memorial Fund, checks should be made payable to "UC Regents: Bordon Family Memorial Fund" and be mailed to Boalt Hall Alumni Center, UC Berkeley School of Law, 2850 Telegraph Ave., Suite 500, Berkeley, CA 94705-7220. (2) St. Vincent de Paul of Marin County, P.O. Box 150527, San Raphael, CA 94915.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Jan. 9 to Jan. 10, 2016
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