• Richard Placido

    “I chose to attend SJCL because of the return on investment. I researched bar passage rates and found that SJCL graduates were passing the bar at similar rates to students who graduated from schools that were 2 -3 times the cost of the tuition at SJCL.”

    Richard Placido, Bachelor’s in Political Science

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  • “Among the many challenges of law school, financing my education is not one of them. Utilizing my GI-Bill has ensured that it's not. My military service has given me an invaluable toolset to achieve my career goals at SJCL.”

    Jason Trupkin, Veteran

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  • Michelle Vasquez

    “Being a student at San Joaquin College of Law has allowed me to successfully balance a full time job at a professional local law firm, while at the same time, being able to focus on studies."

    Michelle Vasquez, Fresno State, Criminology

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  • Law School 101 • Wed., May 24 • 7-9p +

    Our free informational monthly law school forum will help prospective students learn about law school, from courses offered to admission Read More
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  • Professors Jeffrey G. Purvis & Justin Atkinson 4/6/17 +

    Family Law Attorney Karen Mathes (Law ’95), a self-described lobbyist against modern day slavery and human trafficking, joins Professors Jeffrey Read More
  • O’Neill Book Drive Blasts into Boris Elementary +

    What better way to celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday on March 2nd than by dropping off the 623 books from the Read More
  • Dear Faux Amici +

    Constitutional Law Professor Jeffrey G. Purvis, San Joaquin College of Law There are write-in advice and answer columns in hundreds Read More
  • So, Cite Me! +

    This synopsis of a recent student comment featured in the San Joaquin Agricultural Law Review is part of an ongoing Read More
  • San Joaquin College of Law Creates Legacy with Agricultural Law Review +

    Law students BreAnne Ruelas, left, and Allison Ryan discuss edits on an article to be included in this year’s San Read More
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  • Danielle N. Kjar (Law '13) +

    Danielle Kjar is now an Associate Attorney with the Hatmaker Law Group. Read More
  • Hon. Erin Childs (Law ’02) +

    Hon. Erin Childs is now a San Luis Obispo Court Commissioner, after a year serving in the same position for Read More
  • Cynthia J. Hopper (Law '97) +

    Cynthia Hopper has been sworn in as a Fresno County Court Commissioner (in the Family Law Division). With Cynthia’s addition, Read More
  • Christina A. Roberson (Law '12) +

    Christina Roberson is now a Deputy City Attorney for the City of Fresno. Read More
  • Amanda M. Kjar (Law '14) +

    Amanda Kjar is now an Associate Attorney at Sagaser, Watkins & Wieland PC. Read More
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Dec. 1, 2016 - Feb. 28, 2017

San Joaquin College of Law thanks the following individuals and organizations for their gifts. Their generosity helps SJCL deliver an outstanding academic program to students.

Gifts of $10,000 -$24,999
The Borba Families
Ross Borba Jr. (Board)
H. Ty Kharazi (’96)
Yarra, Kharazi, Clason & Aniotzbehere

Gifts of $5,000 - $9,999
The Bertha and John Garabedian
Charitable Foundation
Charles W. Palmer Family Foundation
Charles M. Palmer (’13)
Kimberly R. Sweidy (’85)

Gifts of $2,500 - $4,999
American Board of Trial Advocates
– San Joaquin Valley Chapter
Randolph Ataide (’86)
Central California Bankruptcy Association
Darryl Freedman (’93)
SJCL Alumni Association
SJCL Student Bar Association

Gifts of $1,000 - $4,499
Michael Condry (’80)
Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity
Michael L. Elder (’05)
Hammerschmidt Broughton
Law Corporation
Soroptimist International of Clovis

Gifts of $500 - $999
Michel J. Bryant (’91)
Clinton A. Cummins (’90)
Diana S. Dooley (’95)
Stefanie Krause (’00)
Hon. Robert Oliver (Board)
Eduardo Ruiz (’95)
Ruiz Law Offices
Rajinder S. Sungu (’12)

Gifts of $250 - $499
Nicholas E. Aniotzbehere (’08)
Mark A. Blum (’92)
Deborah Byron (’82)
Devin and Claire (’05) Carroll
Jennell Casillas
Ronald A. Henderson (’80)
David Ibarra (’10)
McCormick Barstow, LLP
W. Scott Quinlan (’81)
Rose Safarian (Faculty)
SJCL Law Students United in Tolerance
Malcolm H. Stewart (’77)
Regina Tanner (’95)
Judith Ward (’74)

Gifts of $100- $249
Denise Cahill (’04)
Missy McKai Cartier (Staff)
Richard Cartier
James Cipolla (’94)
Victoria Denny (Staff)
John Dicks (’76)
Joanna Ebner (’05)
Bret Grove (’06)
Douglas Haas (’82)
Judith F. Hall (’91)
Hon. Kent Hamlin and Kathy Hamlin
Hon. Dale Ikeda
Sandra Indech (’99)
Anne Kinzel (’87)
Samuel Kyllo (’97)
Mary Lane (’88)
Pamela McFarland (’85)
Hon. Houry Sanderson (’87)
James Sanderson (’80)
Howard Watkins
Wells Fargo Foundation
Sara Widener-Brightwell (’94)
Stephen Wright (’96)

Fran Christiansen (’79)
Brande Gustafson (’09)
Raymond Isleib (’08)
Jared Nelson (Staff)
Vernon Reynolds (’10)
Carlyn Robbins (Staff)
Jill Waller-Randles (Staff)
Alicia Wrest (Faculty and ’10)
and Ronald Wrest

In-Kind Gifts
Kristina Garabedian (Board and ’10)
Christopher O’Hara
Philip Tavlian (’80)