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Savana Manglona earns JD from UC Davis School of Law

(Press Release) — Savana Villagomez Manglona earned her Juris Doctor from the University of California Davis School of Law last weekend.

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Savana Manglona was all smiles after receiving her Juris Doctor on Saturday in Davis, California. Friends and family, including her parents, Justice John A. Manglona and Chief Judge Ramona V. Manglona, and brother Dencio, joined her at the graduation ceremony.  Contributed photo

She walked across the stage of the Mondavi Center on the UC Davis campus to receive her diploma along with 150 other graduating law students.

“I must say I am singularly impressed with the quality of King Hall Law students,” said keynote speaker and U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California Judge Troy L. Nunley.

During her time at UC Davis Law, Manglona was selected as a Sacramento County Bar Association diversity fellow, served as judicial extern for Judge Nunley, and worked at two Sacramento law firms during the summer breaks.

Manglona, an active member of the Moot Court Honors Board, served as a note writer and reprint editor for the Immigration and Nationality Law Review. She also received the Dean’s Merit Scholarship during her three years in law school.

Manglona was a recipient of the Public Law Service Program Certificate, having served many hours of public service. She received her B.A. in political science from the University of California at Berkeley in 2015.

Manglona is preparing to take the California bar examination and will be working at a Sacramento law firm beginning mid-September. She hopes to return to the CNMI after gaining some work experience in the mainland. She is the daughter of Supreme Court Justice John A. Manglona and District Court for the NMI Chief Judge Ramona V. Manglona.