SOURCE: Golden Gate University

Golden Gate University School of Law

August 18, 2015 13:48 ET

Golden Gate University School of Law Receives One-Million Dollar Gift From Judge Lee Baxter (Ret.)

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - August 18, 2015) - Golden Gate University School of Law (GGU Law) will name its ceremonial courtroom after its alumna The Honorable Lee D. Baxter (JD 74, LLD 08), Judge (Retired), Superior Court, City and County of San Francisco, and member of the Golden Gate University Board of Trustees, in recognition of a $1-million transformative gift to the law school.

"Golden Gate University School of Law provided for me the means to a wonderfully satisfying and successful legal career," said Honorable Baxter. "I am forever grateful."

Judge Baxter's generous donation will help support GGU Law's nationally recognized litigation program, as well as programs that support student engagement and professional development.

"We deeply appreciate Judge Baxter's generosity and her consistent support of the School of Law. Her gift will help us enhance our ability to support the professional success of our students and graduates -- our top priority," said GGU Law Dean Rachel Van Cleave. The unveiling ceremony will take place on September 1 at GGU Law in the second floor courtroom, Room 2203.

GGU student and alumni communities are invited to the ceremony.

The Honorable Lee D. Baxter (JD 74, LLD 08): GGU Law Ceremonial Courtroom Unveiling
Golden Gate University
536 Mission Street, Room 2203
San Francisco
September 1, 2015
5:00 PM-6:00 PM

To reserve a seat or for more information about GGU Graduate Law Programs (LLM/SJD) email: GradLaw@ggu.edu.

Photo: The Honorable Lee D. Baxter, Judge (Retired), Superior Court, City and County of San Francisco; member of the Golden Gate University Board of Trustees and alumna of the Golden Gate University School of Law (JD 74, LLD 08).

About Golden Gate University School of Law (GGU Law)

GGU Law offers law programs that blend practical skills training with legal theory to prepare students to be critical thinkers, problem solvers and leaders, with the flexibility to respond to changes in the legal profession. Founded in 1901, GGU's Law School is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) and American Association of Law Schools (AALS). For more information, follow GGU Law on Twitter @GGULaw.

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Contact Information

  • Media contact:
    Erik Christensen
    Director of Marketing & Communications
    GGU Law
    echristensen@ggu.edu
    415-442-6636