Welcome to Golden Gate University School of Law!

Welcome to Golden Gate University School of Law!


Welcome to Golden Gate University School of Law! I’m Dean Anthony Niedwiecki. As a first generation college and law student, I’m so proud to be part of an institution that has dedicated itself to access and opportunity for well over a century. The individualized attention that we provide all of our students at Golden Gate University School of Law begins with the Dean I will meet with each one of the students in the first two months that you are here in order to learn about how we can make sure that you are successful here and after you graduate. One of the things that makes Golden Gate University School of Law unique is the fact that we really focus in on making sure that you get the practical experience to make
sure you’re successful in your career. And that begins with our professors. They are professors who are reputable in their fields and also people who are skilled and experienced in there field of law- so your not learning just the theory. but the what it takes to successful to be a lawyer in and outside of the law school. We are located in downtown San Francisco, just steps away from the court houses, law firms legal entities, governmental
offices, businesses, and the tech community. We are surrounded by opportunities and innovation that makes it exciting and makes our school vibrant At GGU Law, we have unique programs that really set up apart from other law schools. For example, we have the Honors Lawyering Program and First STEP, which provides students in their first year the skills they need to be able to be practicing lawyers early in their career. We’re very proud of the fact that we are one of the most diverse law schools in the country. We are committed to making sure that we diversify the profession to make sure it represents the community at large. For example, our most recent entering class, 62% of our students identified as racially diverse, 64% are women, 12% identify as LGBTQ, and almost half go the entire class are first generation college or law students- just like me. Our commitment to diversity, our dedication to make sure that you are practice ready when you graduate, our downtown San Francisco location, and our many unique programs will prepare you for the practice of law. So welcome to the Golden Gate University School of Law, where we’re committed to creating great lawyers and changing the world and community around us.”

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