SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - May 1, 2014) - Golden Gate University recently named the Honorable Marshall Whitley (Ret.) as Director of the School of Law's LLM (Masters of Laws) in Taxation Program, and Lindsay Jester as the program's Assistant Director. Whitley was an adjunct professor in the program for nearly three decades prior to his promotion. He served for 20 years in the California Courts. For 10 of those years, Whitley presided over the Probate Departments for the California Superior Court in Alameda County.
Jester, prior to joining GGU, was engaged in large law firm practices as a civil litigator, handling all phases of the litigation process in a wide variety of legal areas.
"We are extremely fortunate to have such talented people to lead this important program," says GGU Law Dean Rachel Van Cleave. "Their talents and energy will help manage, promote and grow our LLM program, ensuring our students are practice-ready upon graduation."
About Golden Gate University School of Law (GGU Law)
GGU Law offers 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. Its mission is to produce a diverse group of graduates with the skill, judgment and moral compass to become exceptional lawyers and socially responsible members of the global community. Founded in 1901, GGU's Law School is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) and American Association of Law Schools (AALS).
About Golden Gate University
Golden Gate University, a private nonprofit, helps adults achieve their professional goals by providing undergraduate and graduate education in accounting, law, taxation, business and related areas. GGU enrolls nearly 5,000 students annually and represents almost 67,000 living alumni. The university is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).