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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. Mat Olson, ’18; Jenny Rodriquez, ’19; Trey Hunter, ’19; and Lacee Solis, ’21, discuss why they decided to get an MPA degree, what drew them to McGeorge,

Sacramento-native April La Torre, JD ’23, decided to go to law school because wanted to make an impact within her community. She chose McGeorge School of Law because of the school’s location and alumni network. During law school, she participated in the Prisoner Civil Rights Mediation Clinic and a number of student organizations. During

Third-year law student Alec Peden, ’23, is a member of the Accelerated Honors Program at McGeorge School of Law. The program allows students to complete their JD degree on an accelerated 2.5-year track, instead of the traditional 3-year path.

His passion for the law came to him once he stepped foot into a mock

Ahmed Bakry, ’23, is currently enrolled in McGeorge School of Law’s LLM in Transnational Business Practice Program. He is originally from Cairo, Egypt. His family’s extensive law background made him a curious child growing up, which transformed into the passion he has today for law. After graduation, Bakry plans to take the Bar Exam

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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The Hon. Arthur Scotland, ’74, originally chose McGeorge School of Law for its economics, its reputation, and its contacts with the local community. Scotland was attracted to McGeorge’s student-centered focus and the distinguished faculty. From the very beginning, he knew that McGeorge was, and always will be the perfect law school for him.

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Professor Dan Croxall, ‘08, shares his journey from teaching English at Cal Poly at a young age to his experience of being an evening student at McGeorge School of Law, which transformed into his current position as a professor at his alma mater.

Croxall’s dual perspective as both a former student and professor allows