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Beloved Professor Passes

Beloved Professor Passes

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our friend, teacher, classmate, and colleague, Professor Stephen Chavez. Professor Chavez graduated from Western State summa cum laude in 1998. He was the class valedictorian and gave the graduation address. He...

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Neil Pedersen Presents at State Bar Solo and Small Firm Summit

Adjunct Professor Neil Pedersen (Class of 1988) gave two one-hour presentations at this year’s State Bar Solo and Small Firm Summit on June 18, 2015, in Newport Beach, California. One presentation was entitled “Time Management for the Busy Attorney,” and the other was...

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Carolyn Dillinger Launches JumpStart Genius Software

Carolyn Dillinger Launches JumpStart Genius Software

Adjunct Professor Carolyn Dillinger has created JumpStart Genius, an online software program to help law students and attorneys design, start, and manage their law firms. Professor Dillinger collaborated with a team of experts who provided content for the program,...

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Western State Alum Featured In ABA’s Business Law Today

Western State Alum Featured In ABA’s Business Law Today

Alumnus Betty Boyd (Class of 2007) was featured in the American Bar Associations online publication, Business Law Today, in the Member Spotlight section. Business Law Today examines substantive and procedural issues relating to corporation, banking, business law and...

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