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Young Alumni @ Work

Many of University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law’s young alumni have found great positions in the workforce after graduation. Explore profiles of some of our recent alumni who have launched their careers.

Agung Atmaja, Associate Attorney, Nemecek & Cole

Area of Practice: Business Litigation
Year Graduated: 2012

When he served as a law clerk in the Third Judicial District of Nevada, Agung Atmaja was surprised by the amount of impact he had on the cases that he worked on. The Honorable Leon Aberasturi, the judge for whom Mr. Atmaja worked, would often ask for his opinion and thoughts on the various issues and cases that came before him. Mr. Atmaja remarks, "He valued my input and I really appreciated that."

A United States immigrant, Mr. Atmaja saw the power of the law, and how it effects people's lives, first-hand. Hesitant to label himself argumentative, he credits his need to have evidence to support various positions as another reason he was drawn to law school. Mr. Atmaja ultimately chose McGeorge because he felt like he clicked with the campus. Although he was admitted to higher-ranked schools, when he visited McGeorge, he could actually see himself spending three years there. He also heard glowing reviews from current students — reviews he did not hear when he visited the other schools.

While at McGeorge, Mr. Atmaja spent a great deal of time gaining practical experience. He was an extern at the Human Rights Fair Housing Commission and with the California Attorney General's Office in the tobacco litigation division. He also worked in the legal research division at the Sacramento Superior Court. The remainder of his free time was spent working as an associate editor for the Global Business & Development Law Journal ("the Globe") and participating in the Asian/Pacific American Law Student Association ("APALSA"). Mr. Atmaja fondly remembers ... more >

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