McGeorge School of Law

Profile: Molly Stafford

Molly L. Stafford
Molly Stafford

Director, Career Development Office

Phone: 916.739.7299


Molly is a 2002 graduate of Northeastern University School of Law. She came to McGeorge from California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. (CRLA), where she was a staff attorney and manager of the CRLA Rural Fair Housing Center (RFHC). During her 4 years at CRLA, she practiced civil litigation in many areas of law — wage/hour, landlord/tenant, real property, unlawful termination and special education — and provided state-wide fair housing litigation support to CRLA's 21 offices. She passed the California State Bar in 2003 and began practice at the AIDS Legal Referral Panel in San Francisco where she represented tenants relating to all aspects of their housing, presented training on fair housing law for clients, staff and major law firms. Molly taught practical legal skills to students in the Honors Lawyering Program as a Adjunct Professor at Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco. She is a member of the Board of Directors for the NCLA Lawyer Referral Service.