Claire Yazigi (’04). Second row, center.

You can learn a lot from attorneys that have come before you. Specifically, those that have sat in the very classrooms where you now learn can offer unique insights about the law school experience in Sacramento, finding a job, and advancing your career. McGeorge alumni know how to find success without the name of a top 3 law school to open doors. Alumni Board Member and Administrative Law Judge Claire Yazigi (’04), Office of Administrative Hearings, offered this piece of advice:

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

Here are three highly questionable behaviors, to put it mildly, we have been recently obeserving employers engage in, when denying their employees religious exemptions from their Covid-19 vaccination requirement at workplace. These behaviors do not include the obvious point – continuing the vaccanation requirement policy despite being fully aware that the vaccines in question neither stop infection nor transmission of

A law degree without a career utilizing the knowledge you’ve gained is like an oil painting – it looks nice on your wall, but that’s about it. What was all the time and effort (and money) for if not to pursue your dream job, to have a career enacting change in your community, state, country, or the world? To achieve those goals, you’ll likely need some help along the way. While you may not have thought about it when initially weighing your law school options, you will see the importance of a functional and responsive Career Development Office as soon as you begin your law school journey. Our job is to help set you up for – and support you during – a long and successful career, so knowing what services are provided may influence your decision to attend one law school over another. Here are five ways that the McGeorge CDO works with students and alumni to accelerate their careers:

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