Attention 2L’s! SMUD Law Clerk Opportunity, Deadline to apply: Dec. 1, 2021

The General Counsel’s Office at the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) has two (2) Law Clerk positions to fill. Interested students must be available to begin work in late May 2022. Each position is full time (40 hours per week) during the summer

In 2021, the peak of the coronavirus, the McGeorge Unity Caucus (UC) saw a gap in much needed resources. Specifically, our students were not receiving the same opportunities to network as they had been when we could be in person. Additionally, in reviewing the yearly goals, one such gap was the lack of education on how to review the diversity initiatives of employers. In the legal field it is currently trendy to claim diversity and diversity initiatives, but some such claims do not hold as much weight as others. After brainstorming methods to address this issue, the idea of a resume collect and mixer was discussed. It would be paired with a discussion going over methods students can use to check firms’ websites for their diversity initiatives and helpful questions to ask employers to determine their actual dedication to diversity issues.


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Are you searching for resources to help grow your legal expertise, but don’t know where to start? Is law school harder and more stressful than you imagined it would be? Don’t worry, because help is here!

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The CDO is excited to announce a new way to schedule your career advising appointments via Squarespace Scheduling! No more playing phone tag or back-and-forth emails needed to set up your next appointment – just pick a date and time and you’re set! Whatever your needs may be, we’ve got you covered. (Note: This

McGeorge alumna and Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman associate Melissa Aristizabal (’17) was recently appointed to the New York City Bar Association Minorities in the Profession Subcommittee for a second year. Committee work is a service that, given the opportunity, we encourage all lawyers participate in because it allows for exploration of personal interests outside

L-R Front row: Marisa Uribe (UC Davis) and Stephanie Allen (McGeorge). Back row: Omar Figueroa (McGeorge), Emma James (McGeorge), and Matthew Lanthier (UC Davis).

The Yolo County District Attorney’s Office welcomed three McGeorge students to its 2021 Summer/Fall internship program: Stephanie Allen (3L), Emma James (2L), and Omar Figueroa (2L); along

Not all has been doom-and-gloom during the COVID-19 pandemic. McGeorge graduates earned an 81% first-time bar pass rate on the February 2021 California Bar Exam, the second highest pass rate among all California law schools and the second highest pass rate for McGeorge over the past 25 years – having passed at 86% on the

Alexander Ames, 2L (Class of 2022)
Alexander Ames, 2L (Class of 2022)

The McGeorge Alternative Summer Advantage Program (“McGeorge ASAP”) is a self-directed volunteer summer legal research project created by alum Lexi Purich Howard and Asst. Dean of Career Development Molly Stafford in response to COVID-19.  The program matched McGeorge students who lost summer opportunities due to

On May 7, 2021, Assistant Dean for Career Development and External Relations Molly Stafford received the University of the Pacific’s Podesto Award for Excellence in Student Life, Mentoring and Counseling. This is a well-deserved award that recognizes the care and tireless commitment Molly shows while serving McGeorge students. Her leadership has helped raise our students

The McGeorge Legal Clinics have been on an impressive run over the last several years. In the last year alone, the Community Legal Services (the year-round clinic) closed over 200 cases for nearly 600 low-income clients in the Sacramento area. Over the last two years, CLS has recovered $2.75 million for financially exploited elders and