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Derek Ulmer
Year/Track: 2017
Hometown: Lodi, Calif.
Major: English

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Profile & Statistics

Part of the University of the Pacific, McGeorge sits on a 13-acre campus in Sacramento, California (metro population 2 million).

Degree Programs

Accreditation and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Association of American Law Schools
  • American Association for the Comparative Study of Law
  • Governing Board, Rocky Mountain Mineral Foundation
  • The Order of the Coif


  • Approximately 630 J.D. Students — View Entering Class Profile
  • Graduating approximately 220 law students annually
  • Average 12.2-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio; professors know you by name

Enrollment Details

Full-time 485 0 4 0 489
Part-time 141 3 16 11 171
Total 626 3 20 11 660



  • 48 full-time faculty and 68 adjuncts recognized nationally and internationally in their fields
  • 11 administrators, three of whom teach
  • Faculty scholars have published more than 30 books in the past five years, one of the highest totals among U.S. law schools
  • Faculty have held major positions in government, leading law firms and all segments of industry, imparting real-world knowledge to our students 
  • U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, has served as our longest continuous faculty member since 1965


  • Consistently ranked in the Top 20 International Law Programs by U.S. News & World Report; best international business law preparation in the West
  • Top-ranked trial advocacy and dispute resolution programs
  • Renowned California and federal government law and policy program
  • Intensity of instruction, with 43% more hours above the ABA requirement for the J.D. degree
  • Emphasis on writing, with two full years of writing classes in our Global Lawyering Skills program, ranked #13 in 2012 by U.S. News & World Report
  • A balance of theoretical education and practice-related skills training


  • 13,000+ alumni practicing in all 50 states and 58 countries
  • 350 alums have been elevated to the judicial bench


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