Reno-native Dakota Councilman, ’23, was drawn to McGeorge School of Law because of the school’s vast network of alumni in Reno, Nevada. Councilman is the Student Bar Association’s Alumni Committee Chair. After law school, he hopes to pursue a career that combines his interests in Business Law and Real Estate Law.

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Before moving to the U.S. to pursue an LLM degree, Kseniia Kocheva, ’22, had experience working with American clients. She came to McGeorge School of Law to acquire more experience working with Common Law. Kocheva is originally from Western Siberia, Russia. She decided to study at McGeorge School of Law based on recommendations from

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

Inspired by the show, “How I Met Your Mother,” Michael Ung, ’23, came to McGeorge School of Law to study Family Law. He was drawn to the McGeorge community because it reminded him of his hometown. Michael is also part of many student organizations on campus.

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Kelli Sanshey is a third-year law student at McGeorge School of Law. Photo by Ashley Golledge.

One reason McGeorge School of Law was of great interest to me was its many legal clinics where students operate as certified law students under the supervision of assigned attorneys. The clinics are primarily