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The Master of Public Administration (MPA) at Pacific McGeorge School of Law prepares students to capably manage the public sector processes and effectively implement public policy decisions. Katie Ramsey, ’19; Raina Ryan, ’20; and Max Huynh, ’21, discuss why they decided to get an MPA degree, what drew them to McGeorge, and how their MPA degree helped advance their

Alex Pequinot’s passion for public policy led him to law school. Through McGeorge School of Law’s Legislative and Public Policy Clinic, Pequinot had the opportunity to work on a bill that was eventually signed into law by California Gov. Gavin Newsom. Pequinot views McGeorge’s location in California’s State Capitol as an significant advantage to law students finding employment post-graduation.

Erinn Ryberg, ’13, knew that she always wanted to pursue policy and advocacy. She was drawn to McGeorge School of Law because of the school’s connection to the Capitol and California government. In this video, she talks about her time at McGeorge and her focus on externships and internships during law school.

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Rob Nash graduated from McGeorge School of Law in 2015. In this video, Nash discusses why McGeorge’s proximity to the California State Capitol appealed to him, the school’s alumni network, how professors helped him network with professionals in the Capital, and remaining close with friends from law school. Nash currently serves as State Government Affairs Counsel for American Family

McGeorge School of Law has been home to the California Victims Legal Resource Center since 1984. Mariam El-menshawi, ’11, serves as the director of the California Victims Legal Resource Center.

McGeorge law students, under attorney supervision, provide assistance to victims, their families, service providers, and victim advocates. Primarily through the hotline and chat, Center staff and law students provide

Selena Farnesi, ’15, was practice ready on day one of her professional career after graduating from McGeorge School of Law. Farnesi credits the school’s Trial Advocacy Program; the skills and knowledge she learned from Professors Cary Bricker and Jay Leach; and externships she completed during law school for her ability to be a polished and confident trial attorney. Farnesi