McGeorge School of Law Newsroom

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

Mariam El-menshawi, ’11, initially wanted to go to law school because of a desire to help vulnerable and marginalized groups access legal services. She ended up discovering her passion for victim’s rights while working at the California Victims Resource Center.Initially, she didn’t know what area of law she wanted to eventually practice. After gaining experience in the clinics and

Matina Kolokotronis, ’89, is the Chief Operating Officer for the Sacramento Kings.

Matina Kolokotronis, ’89, has shown that sometimes a little spontaneity in life can lead us places we had never imagined. Her position as Chief Operating Officer of the Sacramento Kings comes on what she describes as an impulsive decision to take a job as

The California Victims Resource Center (CVRC) recently launched the third season of their podcast “Knowledge is Power: Victim to Survivor.” The first two seasons of the podcast are in English, and the third season is in Spanish.

CVRC staff Angelica Maldonado Navo, ’21 is the host of the third season of the podcast. The podcast discusses and broadcasts information about

Through McGeorge School of Law’s Visiting Scholars Program, the school is currently hosting five South Korean visiting scholars who are conducting law-related research. The program enables McGeorge to host international scholars, professors, judges, and practitioners from all over the world. Seunghun Jo is originally from Changwon, Kyeongsangnamdo. He has a Bachelor of Arts from Jeonbuk University in Jeonju,

Professor of the Year awardsStudents in McGeorge’s Class of 2022 voted, and the results are in for McGeorge’s annual Professor of the Year awards. Cary Bricker won Full-Time Professor of the Year, Jocelyn Blinn won Part-Time Professor of the Year, Marcie Paolinelli won MPP and MPA Professor of the Year, and Lindsay Harrington won MSL Professor of the Year.