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.
Raissa Morris, Attorney at Law/Partner at Morris & López
Area of Practice: Immigration Law
Year Graduated: 2012
At the age of 9, Raissa Morris, '12, and her mother fled her hometown of Cartagena, Colombia. They went to Bogota, running away from her father, a lawyer who physically abused his wife, Morris' mother.
One of the best criminal defense attorneys in the country helped Morris' mother pro bono to get custody of Morris. Then the pair left and eventually settled in San Antonio, Tex. There, Morris' mother volunteered with the San Antonio Police Department's domestic violence program. Morris volunteered as a babysitter, watching the women's children when they had meetings.
The experience inspired Morris to become an immigration law attorney. She started her own firm, Morris & López, PC,after working more than a year as an immigration law associate at Considine Sorensen & Trujillo in Sacramento.
Morris chose law, she says, because ... more >
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Shawn Mathew George
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Chief of Staff to Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson
Conway is adept at putting out situational fires. As an evening student at Pacific McGeorge School of Law, Conway juggled course work with a full-time job and his growing family ...more >
Legislative Counsel, Capitol Advisors Group, LLC
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Associate Attorney, Nemecek & Cole
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Attorney, California Prison Industry Authority
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Sacramento City Council Member
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Associate Attorney, Weintraub Tobin
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Attorney at Law/Partner at Morris & López
At the age of 9, Raissa Morris, '12, and her mother fled her hometown of Cartagena, Colombia. They went to Bogota, running away from her father, a lawyer who physically abused his wife, Morris' mother ...more >