Thomas Cinti wasn’t always interested in law — or teaching it, for that matter. In fact, he started in the sciences, but eventually loved the subject so much that he even decided to teach it to others. Now, he has useful insights and advice for students going through their own law education journey, especially online learners in McGeorge’s LLM or
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A Part-Time Master’s Degree for Working Professionals
Benjamin Franklin once said, “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” That investment, however, can be tough. After high school, completing any degree can strain both your time and resources. While many students aim to obtain their advanced degrees as full-time students, this isn’t always the case. Those earning advanced degrees may have already started their career. They might be…
Inaugural Eglet Family Scholarship recipients share thanks
Robert T. Eglet and his wife, Tracy A. Eglet, believe in the importance of giving back, and their historic gift to McGeorge School of Law in 2021 is a reflection of their commitment to supporting law students who would not have had the financial means to attend law school otherwise. Now, their impact can be heard directly from the inaugural…
Faculty honored for retirements and years of service
Retiring faculty leave lasting imprint on PacificWilliam Herrin, 37 years
Herrin was awarded two year-long Fulbright scholarships to teach and conduct research at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda.
“To receive one Fulbright is an amazing accomplishment. To receive two is almost impossible, and that says so much about Bill,” said College of the Pacific Dean Lee Skinner.
In addition to…
McGeorge School of Law’s alumni network is unmatched
Alumna Wafa Hoballah, ’87, specializes in international law and immigration law, representing clients across the globe in business, commercial, and corporate law. She earned an LLM degree in 1987 from McGeorge School of Law.
Hoballah is originally from Lebanon. She serves on McGeorge’s International Board of Advisors. She said the board is a great fit for her because she…
McGeorge School of Law ranked No. 9 in the nation for trial advocacy
The Trial Advocacy program at the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law has once again been recognized as one of the top 10 programs in the nation, according to a study by U.S. News & World Report.
McGeorge School of Law ranks No. 9 for Trial Advocacy, higher than Harvard University, Georgetown University and University of California…
Earning two degrees from McGeorge School of Law helped advance my career internationally
McGeorge School of Law alumnus Iván Morales earned a JD degree in 1996 and an LLM degree in Transnational Business Practice in 1997. Morales was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He currently lives in Miami, but has lived in multiple cities across the globe. While at McGeorge School of Law, Morales felt at home on campus.…
Alumnus establishes entertainment law scholarship
A recent commitment from McGeorge School of Law alumnus Bryan Freedman, ’90, will establish a scholarship for law students interested in pursuing careers in entertainment law. Freedman said he has envisioned creating this scholarship since the beginning of his legal career 32 years ago.
“I always wanted to do something for the school. I knew that if there was…
McGeorge School of Law emphasizes legal writing and oral advocacy
Cassaundra Kassis, ’23, was drawn to McGeorge School of Law because of the school’s emphasis on legal writing and oral advocacy. Kassis is a member of the school’s Moot Court Honors Board and Womxn of Color Collective.
Kassis served as a law clerk for the California Victims Resource Center on campus and as a legal intern at American Gateways,…
Learn more about the Pre-Law Boot Camp at McGeorge School of Law
The University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law’s Pre-Law Boot Camp is designed for entering first-year law students who want to get a jump start on the skills needed to be successful in law school. Throughout the Pre-Law Boot Camp, the attendees will learn about legal writing, including how to engage in a proper legal analysis. Attendees will…