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University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law - Summer/Fall 2016

4 summer / fal l 20 1 6 S t e v e Y e at e r Associate Justice Andrea Hoch, ’84, and Chief Judge Morrison England, ’83 (far left), and Associate Justice Ronald Robie, ’67, and Dean Francis J. Mootz III (far right) with the McGeorge graduates who were sworn in as members of the state and federal bars. Bar Pass rate up for mcgeorge grads Associate Justices Ronald Robie, ’67, and Andrea Hoch, ’84, of the California Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District, officiated as the oath of membership was administered for the state bar by clerk/administrator Deena C. Fawcett. Chief Judge Morrison England, ’83, of the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, administered the oath for the federal bar. Sixty-three alumni were sworn in during the ceremony. McGeorge celebrated recent law school graduates who passed the State Bar of California’s July 2015 examination at the 15th annual Swearing-In Ceremony on Dec. 3, 2015, in the Lecture Hall. Hundreds of friends and family members attended the formal celebration. The alumni who attended the McGeorge Swearing-In Ceremony were part of a larger group of 130 McGeorge graduates who passed the July 2015 California State Bar examination, the results of which were released on Nov. 20, 2015. The July 2015 bar pass rate for McGeorge graduates increased by 9 percentage points compared to July 2014, despite the lowest California Bar pass rate in three decades. Additional graduates took their oaths in other parts of the state. McGeorge alumni also passed 2015 bar exams in Georgia, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, Pennsylvania, Utah and Washington.


University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law - Summer/Fall 2016
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