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Kern County College of Law – Accredited Law School Approved by State Bar

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BAKERSFIELD, CA (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 02, 2016 The State Bar of California Committee of Bar Examiners and the Board of Trustees of Monterey College of Law have approved the opening of Kern County College of Law as an accredited branch of Monterey College of Law. The new Bakersfield, California law school is scheduled to open in Summer 2017. “We are delighted…

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Mandell Gisnet Center Featured in Salinas Californian

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Article by Robert Walch, Salinas Californian, March 23, 2015 - Isabel Bjork, the Executive Director of the Mandell Gisnet Center for Conflict Management, firmly believes that mediation and similar forms of conflict resolution would not only benefit the community but also promote positive outcomes that would decrease the overload facing the judicial system today. A program of the Monterey College...
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Why is MCL expanding at a time when many law schools are in decline?

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One of the first responses I get to MCL’s announcement of its new campus in San Luis Obispo is “how can Monterey College of Law be growing at a time when law schools across the country are reporting the lowest enrollment in more than 40 years?” The simple answer is that small communities throughout California still need good new lawyers….

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Dean Winick Presents Monterey Bay Higher Education Regional Economic Report

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The classroom-based model of higher education has changed little over the past centuries. Students have made the transition from tablets, to typewriters, and now back to tablets . . . as if that isn’t proof enough how little things change. Lectures, labs, and exams, whether delivered in person or on-line, are still the foundation of higher education. However, what is changing is the financial model of higher education.

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Monterey College of Law announces an 86% pass rate for the Class of 2014 graduates who sat for the February 2014 California Bar Exam.

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Monterey College of Law Graduates Successful on February 2014 Bar Exam . . . Monterey College of Law reports an 86% pass rate for the Class of 2014 graduates who sat for the February 2014 California Bar Exam. Sushila J. Commons, Jason Grant Gouldon, Angel L. Hess, Howard Joseph McDonald, Mohammed Kamil Murad, and Michael Christopher Sampson received notice from…

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If you are a Veteran, you may have earned a free law school education

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I wish more eligible Veterans and their families were aware of how valuable the Post 9/11 GI benefits can be for Veterans, spouses, and dependents. For law school applicants interested in practicing in California, the Post 9/11 benefits may pay up to 100% of your tuition at one of the California accredited law schools (CALS) such as Monterey College of...
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