Tracy Simmons is the Assistant Dean for Admissions and Financial Aid at University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. She received her JD from Golden Gate University School of Law and her MA in Education from San Diego State University.
Tracy has worked in law school admissions, financial aid and diversity initiatives for more than 19 years. Prior to attending law school and prior to working in law school administration, Tracy worked as a social worker for FamiliesFirst, Inc. in Northern California.
Tracy has been active with the Law School Admission Council on a variety of committees. She is currently serving on the Board of Trustees. Past committee work includes Services and Programs Committee twice, being a member of the Forum Review Work Group, Diversity Initiatives Committee, Finance and Legal Affairs Committee twice, served as a member of the Annual Planning Work Group and served as chair of the New Admission Personnel and Faculty Members Workshop Planning Group.
Previously, she served as the Law Chair for the Access Group Advisory Board and the Access Group Advisory Committee. Additionally, Tracy serves as a consultant for the Council on Legal Education Opportunity (CLEO) Achieving Success in the Application Process program for over 9 years. She is a member of Association of American Law Schools (AALS), recently completed her second term as Chair of the Pre-Legal Education and Admissions to Law School Section and is Chair Elect for the Part Time Section. Tracy has also served on the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) Consumer Information and Law Student Information Task Force.
Tracy has serves on the Board of Directors for the Sacramento Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) since March 2014 and is currently the Board President.