Educational Institutions

San Joaquin College of Law

  • Clovis, CA
  • www.sjcl.edu

Mission Statement

San Joaquin College of Law strives to produce skilled legal professionals who contribute to the development of legal and social institutions and promote the integrity of the legal system.

Service Areas

Self-reported

National

Central California, San Joaquin Valley

ruling year

1970

Principal Officer since 1983

Self-reported

Dean Janice L. Pearson J. D.

Keywords

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higher education, IT access, library, community service

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Also Known As

SJCL

EIN

23-7067667

Physical Address

901 5th Street

Clovis, CA 93612

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Graduate, Professional(Separate Entities) (B50)

Libraries, Library Science (B70)

Scholarships, Student Financial Aid, Awards (B82)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

The Juris Doctrate Program (students from many counties and states) Fresno County Small Claims Clinic (all of Fresno County population) Fresno County Regional Family Law Mediation Center(all of Fresno County population)

Category

Population(s) Served

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

National

Central California, San Joaquin Valley

Funding Needs

The Law School strives to build a state-of-the-art Law Library, add endowed scholarships, capacity building and secure Faculty Chairs.  Faculty Chairs being considered, are: Academic Support Chair Not-for-Profit Chair Community Law Chair Ag Law and International Law Chair Environmental Law Chair Land Use Chair Law and Technology Chair Peacemaking Chair Legal Clinic Chair Tribal Law Chair Water Law Chair

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Financials

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SAN JOAQUIN COLLEGE OF LAW
Fiscal year: Aug 01-Jul 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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San Joaquin College of Law

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Dean Janice L. Pearson J. D.

BIO

Dean Pearson has been teaching at the law school since 1982. She been the Dean for over 25 years. She has guided students through the rigorous higher education process by her passion for learning and commitment to the legal field. Prior to her 1985 appointment as Dean of San Joaquin College of Law, Dean Pearson served as Staff Attorney, Managing Attorney and Interim Director of Fresno-Merced Counties Legal Services, Inc. (1976-1984). Dean Pearson has taught Torts since 1982 at SJCL. During her tenure as dean, she was a finalist in the YWCA/Fresno Bee Outstanding Business/Professional Woman of the Year Competition (1990) and received the Fresno Women Lawyers  Justice Pauline Hanson Award (1992) and the Fresno County Bar Association Liberty Bell Award (1993). She also was awarded the Soroptimist Women Helping Women Award (2001).

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Doug Noll J.D.

Adjunct Faculty

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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