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Dean Winick

New Practical Lawyering Program Underway

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Monterey College of Law's New Solo Practitioner Incubator provides a business start-up setting for new attorneys interested in creating a solo practice. This program is specifically designed to support Monterey College of Law (MCL) alumni, but is open to any lawyer in the first three years of his or her practice. The incubator will help new solo practitioners with the...
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Start Your 2015 Law School Career this Spring!

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MCL Dean of Admissions Wendy LaRiviere announced that the Board of Trustees of MCL have added a new Spring Semester enrollment for the first time in the 43-year history of the law school. “We have received an increasing number of applicants who have requested the opportunity to start law school during the Spring Semester rather than having to wait until mid-August…

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IMPORTANT NOTICE: Possible Change in Undergraduate Degree Requirements for students admitted after January 30, 2015

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Monterey College of Law President and Dean Mitchel Winick announced possible changes in admission requirements that may take effect after January 30, 2015. MCL has been accredited through the State Bar of California since 1982. However, to provide additional resources for our students, the law school is in the process of pursuing secondary accreditation through the Accrediting Council of Independent...
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New Divorce Mediation Services for Low Income Families

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The Mandell Gisnet Center, the nonprofit mediation service arm of the Monterey College of Law, announces the launch of divorce mediation services for low income and modest means families in Monterey County. The program will begin in September and is part of Mandell Gisnet’s mission to provide a collaborative alternative for individuals who are seeking a divorce but cannot afford…

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Dean Mitchel Winick and Professor Stephen Wagner Launch New Radio Program

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Monterey College of Law Dean Mitchel Winick and Law Professor Stephen Wagner have launched "Wagner & Winick On the Law", a weekly legal call-in program sponsored by Monterey College of Law on Saturday afternoons from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. on KSCO AM 1080. The program is also available live from the show's website at www.wagnerandwinick.com. Each week the program will discuss current...
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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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MCL Announces 2014 Admission Grants

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Dean of Admissions Wendy LaRiviere announced several new 2014 law school admission grants for members, employees, and family members of public sector and law-related groups. “If you, a member of your family, an employee, or their family members are considering law school, you should check with MCL to see if you are eligible for one of our 2014 admission grants,”…

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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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Congressman Sam Farr featured in program on “The Blue Economy” at Monterey College of Law

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U.S. Congressman Sam Farr, 20th district, joined a group of marine scientists and trade promotion service providers to discuss some of the major marine science issues, sectors and global business opportunities that exist or are now emerging, which are placing Monterey Bay as one of the major, global 'players' in the 'blue economy' on April 25th at Monterey College of Law....
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