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District attorneys (DAs) are elected officials entrusted with representing their county or judicial district. At the heart of their responsibilities lies the weighty task of evaluating evidence gathered by law enforcement, which involves a nuanced assessment to determine the viability of pursuing criminal charges. Once a decision is made, the DA steps into the courtroom, where they present cases, assembling

Robert Buccola, ’83

Sacramento-native Robert “Bob” Buccola, ‘83, serves as the managing partner at Dreyer Babich Buccola Wood Campora, LLP. He has carved an illustrious career path in the legal realm.  

After graduating with a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and a JD degree from the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of

Gael Mueller, ’85

Alumni Gael Mueller and Joel Loquvam, founders of the Lambda Law Students Association in 1982, played crucial roles in advocating for the LGBTQ+ community on the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law campus. Their efforts paved the way for greater acceptance and inclusion within the McGeorge School of Law community.


Emmanuel “Mickey” Ortega serves as the president of the University of Saint Anthony in the Philippines.

Emmanuel “Mickey” Ortega, ’20, is a passionate advocate for global citizenship who has made a significant impact in the Philippines and beyond. Born in Iriga City, Philippines, Ortega earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Saint Anthony (USANT) and

Parker White, ‘80, credits his passion for trial advocacy to the University of Pacific McGeorge School of Law and continues to demonstrate dedication to legal education and philanthropy.  

White’s passion for politics led him to McGeorge School of Law, where he excelled in mock trial competitions and discovered his passion for trial work.  

Parker White, ’80

Ann Morgan, ‘79, currently holds the position of director at Fennemore, an Am Law 200 business law firm offering comprehensive legal services. Morgan holds a distinguished career, having previously served as the president of the State Bar of Nevada and chairing the Blue-Ribbon Committee on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for the State Bar of Nevada. 

With over four decades of