Richard Bartalini (Basketball Manager, '53) attended Hastings College of Law and received his JD in 1957.
That same year he became a prosecutor in the Alameda County District Attorney's office and followed that assignment in private trial practice in Oakland and Alameda.
In 1977 he was appointed to the bench, serving as a Judge in the Superior Court of California in Alameda County, holding that position until 1993.
He then became president of Empro Management Services, a national employee leasing company.
Since retiring from Empro, he has resumed his volunteer work and presently serves as (1) Chairman of the Alameda Housing Authority, (2) a director of the Alameda Development Corporation (an organization working to provide affordable housing), and (3) a member of the Alameda Collaborative for Children, Youth and their Families.
He also serves on the Superintendent's Citizens Educational Advisory Committee.
In 1955, Richard
married Anne Evanoff of Calumet, MN.
and Anne enjoy traveling - they've traveled to Japan, China and Europe on several occasions and reunited themselves with the Italy side of Richard's father's family who live in the Lucca-Pisa area.
In addition to traveling, Richard enjoys big-game hunting, gardening, walking with his border collie mix, Molly, and spoiling his grandchildren - Christopher (a fire science and EMT student) and Jessica (a 1st-year student at Gonzaga University).