Niles Pierson '15

Hometown: Moreno Valley, CA
Undergrad: UC Berkeley

I came to USC because of the national and regional reputation; I stayed because of the people. Since joining Gould, I've found it to be an intellectually enriching and socially stimulating environment. I've never before had the pleasure of meeting so many smart, hardworking people, who also know not to take themselves too seriously.

My time here has been positively serendipitous. I received a summer fellowship, which allowed me to intern with both a major law firm and the in-house law department of a private company. I have also worked as a professor’s research assistant and as a Southern California Law Review staff member. I've been active in student groups too, such as the Government Law Organization, Public Interest Law Foundation, and Black Law Student Association. These experiences have helped me hone my research skills and develop a professional network, the two most valuable assets any lawyer can have.

Program puts Undergrads on Fast Track to Law School

Program puts Undergrads on Fast Track to Law School

The 3+3 program allows select Trojans to complete their undergraduate and law school studies in a total of six years

USC Gould Professor Honored

USC Gould Professor Honored

Ryo wins American Sociological Association award

Banner Year for Law Firm Challenge

Banner Year for Law Firm Challenge

Alumni set record for giving

JD Orientation 2014

JD Orientation 2014

Aug 20, 2014 at 8:00 AM

Half Century Trojans Luncheon

Half Century Trojans Luncheon

Sep 23, 2014 at 10:30 AM

U.S. Supreme Court: A Preview

U.S. Supreme Court: A Preview

Oct 9, 2014 at 5:00 PM

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John Peterson

John Peterson '95
Attorney, Riley Warnock & Jacobson
USC contacts opened the door for every opportunity that I have had in my legal career.