Lincoln Law School provides an excellent legal education to a qualified and diverse student body through an accessible and supportive four-year program.
By selecting students based on the total person, with emphasis on life experience, Lincoln Law School aims to provide educational opportunities to a diverse student population. Through an affordable, four-year program, the school strives to meet the special needs of students who may be raising families, working full time, or preparing for a second career.
The balanced curriculum, taught by active members of the legal community, is designed to encourage students to develop the intellectual, analytical, and practical lawyering skills necessary to pass the California Bar Examination and become effective practicing attorneys, business people, and government leaders. In addition, Lincoln Law School of Sacramento aims to cultivate in its students a high degree of professionalism and an aspiration toward excellence.
Lincoln Law School appreciates the importance of creating an environment which recognizes each person’s unique life experience and the benefit it brings to our School. Our employees and students are diverse in not only age, gender identity, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion and disability, but also in cultural backgrounds, perspectives and viewpoints. By fostering an atmosphere of inclusion and respect for all people and their ideas, we strive to create an environment where people may achieve their personal and professional goals.
A Message from the Dean
At Lincoln Law School of Sacramento you will find a vibrant and diverse student community with multiple active student organizations and an academic spirit where intellectual rigor combines with a supportive and collaborative community. Guided by the school’s mission, Lincoln Law School of Sacramento provides an excellent and affordable legal education to a diverse student body. We look at the total person with an emphasis on life experience.
We are extremely proud of the excellent record of scholarship, teaching, and dedication to enhancing diversity in the legal community that Lincoln Law School of Sacramento has achieved since our founding in 1969. Our success can be seen in the extraordinary achievements of our graduates in challenging and rewarding careers throughout California and other states as well. Many of the most prestigious legal positions in California are held by Lincoln Law School graduates, including Superior Court judges from Amador, El Dorado, Nevada, Sacramento, and Tulare counties, and former elected District Attorney of Del Norte, Glenn, Placer, and Sacramento counties.
Our staff, faculty, and students are diverse in not only age, gender identity, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion and disability, but also in cultural backgrounds, perspectives and viewpoints. The students are dedicated and hardworking – balancing their rigorous academic schedule, families, and full-time jobs to achieve their dream of becoming an attorney. By fostering a strong atmosphere of inclusion, respect, collaboration, and support, at Lincoln we strive to encourage resilience and hope where students may achieve their personal and professional goals.
The cornerstone of Lincoln Law School of Sacramento is its faculty who are judges and practicing attorneys who excel in their field. Each of our faculty members are truly committed to teaching and to the success of our students. The curriculum at Lincoln Law School of Sacramento emphasizes practical and interactive learning experience for the students. Faculty are dedicated to supporting our students to succeed and to become successful lawyers who do good and do well. Supporting our students’ academic and career goals is and will remain the highest priority at Lincoln Law School of Sacramento.
DEAN FILOMENA YEROSHEK
Dean and Professor of Statutory Construction and Legislative Intent, Professional Responsibility, and Advanced Professional Responsibility; B.A. University of California at Davis; J.D., University of California at Davis School of Law; admitted to practice in California State and Federal Courts, 1986; faculty member since 1997. Dean Yeroshek retired in 2021 from the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission as Chief Counsel.