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King Hall at UCDC in the Nation’s Capital

Posted By Kevin R. Johnson, Apr 2, 2010

Last week, the law school held a very successful reception at the University of California's Washington, D.C. center, also known as UCDC.  UC Davis School of Law recently joined the UCDC program, a new internship program that gives King Hall students the opportunity to see firsthand how laws are made in the nation's capital. 

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In attendance were several law school alumni, two King Hall students who are taking part in UCDC, and an admitted student (who we hope will become a part of our class of 2013!).  Steve Pershing, Executive Director of the UCDC Law program gave us a warm welcome and introduced me.  It was great to see many familiar faces, including Alumni Board member Sally Schwettmann '04; Paul Igasaki '79, this year's commencement speaker and Chair and Chief Judge of the Administrative Review Board at the U.S. Department of Labor; Paul Rosenthal '75 and James Chandler '70, both of whom are helping to plan their class reunions this year; Marlon Cobar '00, who was recently promoted to the DOJ; Sergio O'Cadiz '96; and Nick Bourke '06.

I told alumni about the King Hall Expansion, which is set to be completed in a few short weeks.  I also encouraged them to help place our UCDC students in internships. 

The event was a lot of fun, so, enjoyably, it ran longer than planned!

There's more information about the UCDC Law program at