USD Alumna Mary Lehman '91 (JD) Appointed to the California State Athletic Commission

San Diego (March 28, 2013) - University of San Diego (USD) School of Law alumna Mary Lehman, '91 (JD), has been appointed to the California State Athletic Commission. Lehman has been a civil appeals attorney at the Law Offices of Mary A. Lehman since 1995.

She was an attorney with Gray Cary Ware and Freidenrich LLP from 1991 to 2002. Lehman earned a Juris Doctorate degree from the USD School of Law in 1991. This position requires Senate confirmation and the compensation is $100 per diem. She was a professional boxer from 1999 to 2002, ranking high as number nine in the world for her weight class.

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Recognized for the excellence of its faculty, curriculum and clinical programs, the University of San Diego (USD) School of Law enrolls approximately 900 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 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.