Going to law school has been a lifelong dream for Molly Biron, ‘25. “I applied to law school, and it’s been the best decision I ever made,” she said.

Biron is from Boxborough, Massachusetts. She moved across the country to go to law school and has since built a supportive and encouraging community at

The Hon. Rajinder Rai-Nielsen, ’01, started her own law practice three years ago in Reno, Nevada. She previously served as an administrative law judge for 10.5 years under three different Nevada governors.

Rai-Nielsen decided to pursue her legal education at McGeorge because of the knowledgeable faculty, who continually demonstrate their love of both teaching

Brian Gurwitz, ’94, has extensive experience in trial and appellate courts. He said McGeorge School of Law prepared him for his career because the school’s curriculum teaches both practical lawyering skills and the theory of law.

Gurwitz is a certified criminal lawyer specialist in Orange County, who represents clients in state and federal cases.

Robert “Bob” C. MacKichan Jr., ’76, is a partner at Holland & Knight in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. MacKichan’s practice involves decades of experience in litigation, government contracts, real estate and public policy issues associated with federal government real estate.

When MacKichan was an undergraduate student at the School of Business at the

Katharine Baragona, ’90, serves as Senior Infrastructure Finance Specialist for the World Bank in Washington, D.C. Baragona develops financing structures and risk mitigation support that is used by fragile conflict violence-affected countries to attract private sector investment into their power sectors. Through her job, Baragona often travels to Lebanon, Jordan, Yemen, Palestine, and Iraq

Brian Taghadossi, ‘23, chose McGeorge School of Law because of the school’s location and its deep connections to the local legal community. Prior to law school, Taghadossi served in the military from 2000 – 2006. Taghadossi explains how McGeorge was the right choice for him because when he faced certain struggles, the staff at

Madeline Orlando, ’20, decided to go to law school because she enjoyed school and wanted to continue learning after her undergraduate studies. When she was deciding where to go to law school, Orlando chose McGeorge School of Law because of its personalized law school experience. Orlando is now an associate attorney at Greenberg Traurig