With a background in accounting, Milad Ryan Sefidpour (JD ’22) decided to pursue a law degree after taking some advice from his father, a solo practitioner. After shadowing him for a week, Milad fell in love with the direct client-to-client interaction, something he was not able to receive working in accounting. After graduating from

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

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

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

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