USD School of Law Alumna Erika Hiramatsu ’97 (JD) Appointed to Chair of Committee of Bar Examiners

San Diego (August 1, 2017) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law alumna Erika Hiramatsu, ’97 (JD), has been appointed to be the next chair of the Committee of California Bar Examiners.

Hiramatsu is a deputy attorney general in the state attorney general’s San Diego office and handles False Claims Act cases involving Medi-Cal fraud. She has been on the Committee of Bar Examiners for three years and will become chair of the panel in October.

About University of San Diego School of Law

The University of San Diego (USD) School of Law is recognized for the excellence of its faculty, depth of its curriculum, and strength of its clinical programs. Each year, USD educates more than 800 Juris Doctor and graduate law students from throughout the United States and around the world. The law school is best known for its offerings in the areas of business and corporate law, constitutional law, intellectual property, international and comparative law, public interest law and taxation.

USD School of Law is one of the 81 law schools elected to the Order of the Coif, a national honor society for law school graduates. The law school’s faculty is a strong group of outstanding scholars and teachers with national and international reputations and currently ranks 23rd worldwide in all-time faculty downloads on the Social Sciences Research Network (SSRN). The school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. Founded in 1954, the law school is part of the University of San Diego, a private, nonprofit, independent, Roman Catholic university chartered in 1949.

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