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When to Go to Law School – Are Gap Years Worth It?

When to Go to Law School – Are Gap Years Worth It?

The American Bar Association’s most recent data showed that two-thirds (65%) of law students delayed law school for a year or more, compared to 1 in 3 (35%) who enrolled directly after college. But is a gap year before law school worth it? This is a common question...

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Alumni Jennifer Schinke Honored for Pro Bono Work

Alumni Jennifer Schinke Honored for Pro Bono Work

Jennifer Schinke (Class of 2014) was awarded "Outstanding Advocate for Pro Bono" by Inland Counties Legal Services, Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to pursuing justice, equity, and inclusion. Well done, Jennifer!

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Alumni Spotlight: Patrick G. Longhi, Esq.

Alumni Spotlight: Patrick G. Longhi, Esq.

Patrick G. Longhi (’80) is admitted to practice law in Georgia and Washington, D.C. With his general trial practice, he has been advising and representing individuals and businesses since the 1980s. Patrick has practiced before both federal and state trial courts and...

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The Western State Alumni Network Welcomes Newest Members

The Western State Alumni Network Welcomes Newest Members

On Thursday, September 7th, longtime and seasoned alumni gathered at Casa Del Sol in Irvine, CA, to help welcome our newest graduates to the Western State Alumni Network at the 2023 Post Bar Alumni Mixer. Dean Marisa Cianciarulo welcomed the crowd and recognized...

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Alumnus Brian Waite Appointed to the Bench

Alumnus Brian Waite Appointed to the Bench

Brian Waite (Class of 1993) has been appointed by Governor Gavin Newsom to serve as a judge in the Orange County Superior Court. Prior to his appointment, Brian served as an Assistant Public Defender at the Orange County Public Defender's Office since 2010 and as a...

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