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Shisha Yang, ’22, decided to pursue a legal education at McGeorge School of Law because of the school’s location and the friendly nature of the McGeorge community. During her time at McGeorge, Shisha formed unbreakable bonds with friends she’s made throughout her law school career. She was a part of several student organizations, such the Asian Pacific American Law

Zahra Naghavian, ’22, came to McGeorge School of Law from Iran to pursue her legal study in U.S. Law and Policy. Previously, she studied in a civil law system and was curious how American common law systems worked. At McGeorge, Zahra’s favorite course was Constitutional Law. After graduation, Zahra has plans to take the California Bar Exam.

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The Institute for Law Teaching and Learning has launched a new journal that will focus on legal pedagogy, called The Journal of Law Teaching and Learning. This new publication initially plans to release one volume per year, beginning in fall 2023.Professor Michael Colatrella has been selected as the editor-in-chief of the Journal’s inaugural edition, and Dean Michael Hunter Schwartz

Professor Dan Croxall recently published an article with the Florida State University Law Review examining Commercial Speech, the First Amendment, and a circuit split that has a direct impact on craft breweries.Croxall, ‘08, created and teaches the world’s first craft beer class at his alma mater, McGeorge School of Law. Prior to teaching full-time at McGeorge, he practiced complex

100 percent of Accelerated Honors Program students passed the bar exam on their first tryStudents at the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law continue to set the bar. McGeorge graduates earned the second highest bar exam pass rate for first-time test takers among ABA-accredited law schools in California for the second year in a row. McGeorge graduates also

McGeorge School of Law recently hired Valerie D. James as the new Senior Assistant Dean of Admissions, Financial Aid, and Diversity Initiatives. James joined McGeorge with 20 years of legal experience and over 13 years of higher education experience in admissions and student affairs. James’ first day was June 20.“I found my passion for higher education administration after mentoring law

Blessing Nwamaka Aibor, ’23, decided to pursue an LLM in Transnational Business Practice at McGeorge School of Law to advance her career and gain experience working with the international legal system. Prior to her time at McGeorge School of Law, she practiced corporate commercial law in Nigeria for several years. Aibor said she has expanded her research skills and