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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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Successful 2015 Spring Admissions Completed

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Monterey College of Law completed the first Spring Semester admission cycle in the school's history with great success, reported Dean of Admissions Wendy LaRiviere. "This is the first time in MCL's 43-year history that we offered a Spring enrollment," said Asst. Dean LaRiviere. "The community response caught us somewhat by surprise. Not knowing what to expect, we set a very...
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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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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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