Saturday, May 4, 2013
George Fox University will host two commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 4, in Miller Gymnasium/Wheeler Sports Center (Newberg campus).
- The ceremony for graduate and adult degree programs will take place at 10 a.m. Tickets are not required but graduates are asked to limit their guests to no more than 10.
- The traditional undergraduate ceremony will be held at 3 p.m. and tickets are required.
Please click the appropriate link (on the left) for details about each ceremony. Campus maps and directions are available for your convenience.
Commencement can be viewed live at this link 15 minutes prior to the start of the ceremony. This service is available on your desktop computer or mobile device.
John Davis is a fourth-generation Oregonian, a native of Clackamas and Washington counties, a husband, a father, and a business and real estate attorney. He also serves his community as a state representative (District 26) in the Oregon State House of Representatives, taking office in November of 2012.
In his practice, John assists entrepreneurs, nonprofits and businesses in complex and multi-state transactions involving business law, finance, real estate and estate planning. He represents entrepreneurs, lenders, buyers, sellers, nonprofit organizations, landlords and tenants. He maintains a commitment to pro bono legal services, serving both individuals in need and nonprofits.
In law school, John clerked for the Willamette University General Counsel’s Office and assisted various scholars in editing legal texts. He graduated first in his law school class and was valedictorian. In addition, John created the Northwest Small Business Law Blog, which tracked business-related legal decisions and articles relevant to Oregon and Washington businesses.
Previously, when attending West Linn High School, he served as an Oregon vice president for Future Business Leaders of America and ran a successful computer consulting firm, which he owned and operated until entering law school.
John graduated summa cum laude from George Fox University in 2005, then dedicated a year of service through the AmeriCorp VISTA program, where he served as programs director for a community nonprofit.