Mondis Vakili grew up hearing she was destined to be a lawyer. Her last name, Vakili, translates to lawyer. At McGeorge School of Law, Vakili serves as the president of both Women’s Caucus and the Middle Eastern and South Asian Association.

Vakili has a background working in theatre. Through this work, she realized her passion for entertainment law. After

Second-year law student Morgan Graber has numerous achievements under her belt, including:

  • In the 1L Moot Court Competition, she won all three awards including Best Brief, Best Oralist, and Best Overall Advocate.
  • Graber was on the team that took first place in the 2022 Appellate Lawyers Association National Moot Court Competition Championship in Nov. 2022.
  • Graber was one of

Norman Allen leads with fervent dedicationFrom student body president to chair of the Board of Regents, Allen has selflessly devoted his time and energy to Pacific’s students, faculty and staff for more than three decades.

“Norm embodies the spirit of service,” said Judy Chambers, vice president for student life emerita. “He has provided outstanding leadership to our university in a

Francia Orduño, ’24, has always loved being a student. Orduño cultivated a love of reading and writing during her undergraduate studies and was drawn to the legal field. Orduño decided to pursue her legal education at McGeorge School of Law because of the school’s location in Sacramento and generous financial aid offerings for students.

During law school, Orduño has

Second-year law student Ava Sutton always knew she wanted to be a lawyer. Sutton got involved in mock trial during high school, which cemented her desire to go to law school. Last summer, she externed at the Placer County District Attorney’s Office. Next spring, she has a judicial externship lined up.

Sutton participated in McGeorge’s Global Lawyering Skills Top

Clémence Kucera is the Assistant Dean for the Graduate, Online, and International Programs at McGeorge School of Law. She had a remarkable trajectory, dedicated passion, and distinct goals, all of which she describes in our latest McGeorge Faculty Spotlight blog.Clémence Kucera grew up partially in Egypt and actually attended law school in Paris, France, where she found her passion for

University of the Pacific’s McGeorge School of Law is launching an innovative program to help local governments make transformative changes to mental health services with a $5 million grant from the state’s Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission.McGeorge public policy faculty will work with behavioral health departments and agencies in counties throughout California. The goal is to help local

University of the Pacific alumnus Scott Boras, named the most powerful sports agent in the world for the eighth time in nine years by Forbes Magazine, will be the 2023 commencement speaker for the McGeorge School of Law. Boras pursued his undergraduate studies at Pacific while playing for the Pacific Tigers baseball team, then went on to earn his Doctor