University of the Pacific - McGeorge School of Law

University of the Pacific - McGeorge School of Law

Pacific McGeorge offers graduate programs for both domestically trained attorneys and foreign trained attorneys. Whether you seek an advanced legal program focusing on U.S. Law, Public Policy, Transnational Business or Water Resources, Pacific McGeorge is the right place for you.

Life at Pacific McGeorge reaches beyond the classroom. While the rigorous academic programs are the main focus, the tight-knit community of students, faculty staff, and alumni support a rich social experience that will round out your legal education.

The Campus

The law school experience can only be enhanced by a vibrant and inviting campus. Here at Pacific McGeorge, we offer our students a home away from home on a 13-acre campus manicured lawns, stately brick structures and tree-lined paths.

We invite you to visit us and explore Pacific McGeorge:

The best way to figure out whether a law school is right for you is to get to know the campus and the community. We invite you to visit Pacific McGeorge to take a campus tour, sit in on a class, or both. We also offer a number of on campus information sessions and open houses each year.

See here how to get a campus tour.

Pacific McGeorge also has four on-campus apartment buildings, each strictly devoted to students, and all located on the campus grounds.

Learn more about housing here.

Student Organizations

Practicing your legal skills does not always happen in class or during an internship. Chartered Student Organizations play an integral role in the campus environment and educational process for law students at Pacific McGeorge and the many events hosted annually directly enhance academic and career preparation, cultural awareness, public service, leadership skills and networking opportunities.

So get involved — with your peers, with the Pacific McGeorge community, and with the Sacramento legal community.

The City

manageable and affordable city, Sacramento, known as the “City of Trees,” boasts:

  • a number of pedestrian and bike friendly neighborhoods
  • a variety of farmers’ markets, parks, restaurants for every taste
  • opportunities to explore history and culture
  • plenty of art, dancing, music and sports activities

Sacramento offers plenty of social and recreational activities for students to decompressand take advantage of periods of down time. All that Sacramento has to offer will enhance your educational experience at Pacific McGeorge. A destination city, Sacramento’s sunny disposition of over 300 days of sunshine a year and its short distance from other popular destinations like San Francisco, Napa and Sonoma Valley, Lake Tahoe and Yosemite make it an unbeatable place to live.

Learn more on the city of Sacramento's website !

A great place to study law

Justin Giovannettone shows why Sacramento, and the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, is a great place to train to become a lawyer.