McGeorge School of Law

Ahmed Bakry, ’23, is currently enrolled in McGeorge School of Law’s LLM in Transnational Business Practice Program. He is originally from Cairo, Egypt. His family’s extensive law background made him a curious child growing up, which transformed into the passion he has today for law. After graduation, Bakry plans to take the Bar Exam and hopes to make both

An advocate of global citizenship, Emmanuel “Mickey” Ortega, LLM ’20, passed the California Bar Exam in 2021. One year later, he was elected as the president of the University of Saint Anthony (USANT), a 75-year-old non-profit educational institution with over 7,000 students and 450 employees.”Iriga City, where USANT is located, couldn’t be more different from Sacramento,” Ortega said. “But the

Robert Rodriguez, class of 2024

The McGeorge Alternative Summer Advantage Program (“McGeorge ASAP”) is a self-directed volunteer summer legal research project created by alum Lexi Purich Howard and former Asst. Dean of Career Development Molly Stafford in response to COVID-19.  Today, the program provides students with a means of fine-tuning their research and writing skills while

Robert Bell, class of 2024

The McGeorge Alternative Summer Advantage Program (“McGeorge ASAP”) is a self-directed volunteer summer legal research project created by alum Lexi Purich Howard and former Asst. Dean of Career Development Molly Stafford in response to COVID-19.  Today, the program provides students with a means of fine-tuning their research and writing skills while

Throughout her professional career, Professor Sharon Sandeen, ‘85, has been a trailblazer. She was the first person in her family to go to law school and is a first-generation college graduate. She graduated first in her class at University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law. She also coauthored the first casebook on Trade Secret Law.Sandeen began her studies at

Professor Mike Mireles, ’98 Professor Mike Mireles has taught more than 12 different courses and currently Teaches Intellectual Property Law, Property, Wills & Trusts, and Cybersecurity Law, and is also Director of the Intellectual Property Concentration. 

His research concerns intellectual property, university technology transfer, and cybersecurity. He has recently given presentations related to access to and protection of medicines and technology

McGeorge School of Law Emeritus Professor Brian K. Landsberg recently authored an innovative analysis of a landmark desegregation case, Lee v. Macon County Board of Education (1967). Landsberg’s book, “Revolution by Law: The Federal Government and the Desegregation of Alabama Schools,” an in-depth study of the case and its larger implications, illuminates how the efforts of African-Americans to desegregate a school

Reno-native Dakota Councilman, ’23, was drawn to McGeorge School of Law because of the school’s vast network of alumni in Reno, Nevada. Councilman is the Student Bar Association’s Alumni Committee Chair. After law school, he hopes to pursue a career that combines his interests in Business Law and Real Estate Law.

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Danielle Koontz, class of 2024

The McGeorge Alternative Summer Advantage Program (“McGeorge ASAP”) is a self-directed volunteer summer legal research project created by alum Lexi Purich Howard and former Asst. Dean of Career Development Molly Stafford in response to COVID-19.  Today, the program provides students with a means of fine-tuning their research and writing skills while

The Hon. Arthur Scotland, ’74, originally chose McGeorge School of Law for its economics, its reputation, and its contacts with the local community. Scotland was attracted to McGeorge’s student-centered focus and the distinguished faculty. From the very beginning, he knew that McGeorge was, and always will be the perfect law school for him.

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