Dean’s Letter, Summer 2014 Dean’s Letter, Summer 2014
Theory to Practice: Tim Smallsreed Theory to Practice: Tim Smallsreed
Theory to Practice: Virginia Palmer Theory to Practice: Virginia Palmer
5th Annual Chief Justice Ronald M. George Distinguished Lecture Keynote Address 5th Annual Chief Justice Ronald M. George Distinguished Lecture Keynote Address
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Dean’s Letter, Summer 2014

Dear Alumni and Friends, Congresswoman Jackie Speier encouraged our 2014 graduates to be gritty. Grit is becoming quite prominent in popular culture and given how challenging law school and the legal profession are, grit is certainly an important attribute. It describes a high level of determination and resilience. Success in law requires this […]

Events 2014 Calendar of Events

2014 Calendar of Events

September 12 - GGU LAW RECEPTION at the California State Bar Annual Meeting Friday, September 12, 2014, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm, Contact: Deanna Bruton, dbruton@ggu.edu October 23 - 2nd ANNUAL VETERANS LAW CONFERENCE Thursday, October 23, 2014, 536 Mission St., Contact: Maggie Stone, mstone@ggu.edu October 23 -  6th ANNUAL CHIEF JUSTICE RONALD M. GEORGE DISTINGUISHED […]

Class Notes Fall/Winter 2013-14 Class Notes

Fall/Winter 2013-14 Class Notes

Email us your own class notes! Ruth Astle Samas (JD 74, SJD 08) was appointed to the Peer Review Committee for the Fulbright Specialist Program – Law for 2013-2014. An administrative law judge for over 22 years, Judge Astle also teaches in the paralegal program at San Francisco State University. […]

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Dean’s Letter, Summer 2014
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Dean’s Letter, Summer 2014

Dear Alumni and Friends, Congresswoman Jackie Speier encouraged our 2014 graduates to be gritty. Grit is becoming quite prominent in popular culture and given how challenging law school and the legal profession are, grit is certainly an important attribute. It describes a high level of determination and resilience. Success in law requires this […]

Fall/Winter 2013-14 Class Notes
Class Notes

Fall/Winter 2013-14 Class Notes

Email us your own class notes! Ruth Astle Samas (JD 74, SJD 08) was appointed to the Peer Review Committee for the Fulbright Specialist Program – Law for 2013-2014. An administrative law judge for over 22 years, Judge Astle also teaches in the paralegal program at San Francisco State University. […]

Theory to Practice: Tim Smallsreed
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Theory to Practice: Tim Smallsreed

Tim Smallsreed (JD 77) Partner, Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean LLP   Not Choosing Law After visiting classes at a prominent, traditional law school, I was thoroughly dissuaded. I didn’t like the style of education—the sort of bombastic, Socratic method, hide the ball, smoke and mirrors—the style of many law […]

Theory to Practice: Virginia Palmer
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Theory to Practice: Virginia Palmer

Virginia Palmer (JD 80) Partner, Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean LLP   Not Choosing Law When I told my dad I wanted to be a lawyer, he said, “You’ll be a good legal secretary,” and all I could think of was Della Street from Perry Mason and I said, “I […]

5th Annual Chief Justice Ronald M. George Distinguished Lecture Keynote Address
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5th Annual Chief Justice Ronald M. George Distinguished Lecture Keynote Address

Remarks delivered by Associate Justice Ming W. Chin, CA Supreme Court INTRODUCTION This evening, I am going to share with you some of my experiences as a Captain in the U.S. Army. I am then going to discuss the importance of protecting freedom of speech, particularly during times of war […]

GGU Law Clinics 20th Anniversary Celebration
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GGU Law Clinics 20th Anniversary Celebration

Twenty Years of Training Social Justice Advocates and Serving the Community In September, more than 200 community advocates and alumni gathered at Delancey Street for the 20th Anniversary Celebration of GGU Law’s Environmental Law and Justice and Women’s Employment Rights Clinics. The enthusiastic crowd in attendance packed the beautiful bayside […]

A Tremendous Fall Season for GGU Litigation
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A Tremendous Fall Season for GGU Litigation

This fall, the GGU Litigation Center and our mock trial teams showed the nation that GGU advocates are a force to be reckoned with. Our litigation alumni share in this success, through their coaching, contributions, volunteerism, and other meaningful support of Litigation, one of GGU Law’s greatest traditions and strengths. […]

2014 Calendar of Events
Events

2014 Calendar of Events

September 12 - GGU LAW RECEPTION at the California State Bar Annual Meeting Friday, September 12, 2014, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm, Contact: Deanna Bruton, dbruton@ggu.edu October 23 - 2nd ANNUAL VETERANS LAW CONFERENCE Thursday, October 23, 2014, 536 Mission St., Contact: Maggie Stone, mstone@ggu.edu October 23 -  6th ANNUAL CHIEF JUSTICE RONALD M. GEORGE DISTINGUISHED […]

Spring/Summer 2013 Class Notes
Class Notes

Spring/Summer 2013 Class Notes

Email us your own class notes! Frederick W. Bradley (JD 65) has been working for Coldwell Banker in Roseville, CA, since 2011. Michael E. Kaiser (JD 68) retired as judge of the Riverside (CA) Superior Court after 17 years of service and is now a mediator neutral with IVA MS […]

Theory to Practice: Marina Pantchenko
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Theory to Practice: Marina Pantchenko

Marina Pantchenko (JD 13) 2013 Equal Justice Works Fellow Gives Voice to the Voiceless Enterprising. Determined. Talented. Each of these powerful words describes how Marina Pantchenko was chosen as one of a handful of 3L law students nationwide to become an Equal Justice Works fellow. Each year, the Equal Justice […]