McGeorge School of Law Newsroom

Students in McGeorge School of Law’s Class of 2023 voted on the faculty for the law school’s annual Professor of the Year awards. The award recognizes faculty who excel in teaching and positively influence the lives of their students. Dan Croxall won Full-Time Faculty of the Year, Cary Bricker and Mariam El-menshawi won Part-Time Faculty of the Year, Dr.

The University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law’s Homeless Advocacy Clinic and community partners, the ACLU of Northern California, the Western Center on Law and Poverty and Legal Services of Northern California, scored a major victory by helping to eliminate more than $162 million worth of fines and fees for low-income people in Sacramento.

The coordinated effort came on

The University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law welcomed 246 new students to campus last month. Campus brimmed with energy as students arrived on campus for Orientation from Aug. 7-11 for an action-packed week of events celebrating the start of the new academic year.

The incoming students bring a range of experiences and talents to their studies. The class

Landing a job or internship can be tough. Not only do job applicants need the right level of education, experience, and skills, but for many legal employers, they also need to look the part. That’s where the University of the Pacific’s Career Closet comes into play on the Sacramento Campus. This free resource provides students with professional attire for interviews,

Glendalee Scully, ‘72, known to her friends and students as Glee, a retired professor who taught at McGeorge School of Law for many years, passed away in her home in early July. The McGeorge community mourns her passing and honors her contributions to the school.  Her husband, Jed “Skip” Scully, also a McGeorge professor, passed away in 2019.McGeorge Professor

Second-year evening law student Yana Nebyshinets currently works as a Victim Specialist for the Sacramento Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Photo by Ashley Golledge.

Second-year evening law student Yana Nebyshinets currently works as a Victim Specialist for the Sacramento Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, one of the leading U.S. criminal investigation agencies.

Brian Landsberg and Dorothy Landsberg, ’87, both emeriti professors of McGeorge School of Law, have recently established a scholarship rooted in their longtime commitment to racial justice. Drawing upon their extensive experiences working in the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice and their teaching careers, the Landsbergs recognize the profound role of lawyers in advancing the cause of racial justice. The

Graduates from the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law earned the highest bar pass rate for first-time test takers among ABA-accredited law schools in California on the 2023 February bar exam. This is the third consecutive year that McGeorge graduates earned the first or second highest bar exam pass rate for first-time test takers in the state on

Thien Ho ’98Ho joined the Sacramento District Attorney’s Office in 2004. Ho has risen through the ranks of the office and prosecuted just about every category of crime imaginable — from misdemeanor and general felony cases, to sex crimes, to gang and hate crimes.

Before assuming his role as the elected district attorney, Ho was assigned to the homicide team.