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Young Alumni @ Work

Many of University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law’s young alumni have found great positions in the workforce after graduation. Explore profiles of some of our recent alumni who have launched their careers.

Shawn Mathew George, Associate Attorney, Laughlin, Falbo, Levy & Moresi, LLP

Year Graduated: 2011

Shawn Mathew George, '11, ran two businesses when he was getting bachelor's degrees in business administration and philosophy at Sacramento State.

He co-owned an IT company that set up and designed websites and a construction business that focused on home remodels.

The work he was doing lacked intellectual satisfaction. He wanted a profession that challenged him and would allow him to feel like he was making a difference.

"I needed something to engage my mind that was outside of numbers and cents," says George, a deputy district attorney for Merced County.

He chose law and entered Pacific McGeorge School of Law. He had interests in estate planning, civil litigation and criminal law. With the help of his professors and the career development office, he found he was drawn to trial advocacy. But every time he hesitated about going into criminal law, his professors would persuade him otherwise. They suggested he look for jobs in a district attorney or public defender's office, which would allow him to try cases right away and hone his skills.

While at McGeorge, he completed an externship with the Sacramento County District Attorney's Office, which made him realize he could do this kind of work and enjoy it. He also earned a certificate in trial advocacy. He applied only to district attorney's offices for jobs and was lucky ... more >

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