California Western -- Prospective Students Home
We know choosing a law school can be a difficult task. Just like each student has many schools from which to choose, each law school may offer a different approach to educating future lawyers.
So why attend California Western? Here you will:
Commit to Academic Excellence
California Western School of Law has been preparing practice-ready graduates as a part of our education program long before it became a buzzword.
Join an Inspiring Student Community
- Diverse Student Body
National Jurist magazine recently named California Western among the top 40 law schools in the country for diversity, with 44% of entering Fall 2012 students representing ethnically diverse backgrounds.
- Become a Champion of Justice
Graduates like Hansdeep Singh '08 are making a difference in the lives of others through nonprofit organizations such as the International Center for Advocates Against Discrimination.
You can make a difference by being a part of California Western's signature community outreach programs, including the California Innocence Project, Community Law Project, Pro Bono Honors Program, Street Law San Diego, Advanced Mediation Project, and the Clinical Internship program.
- Student Organizations
You have the opportunity to join over 35 student organizations. Take some time to browse through the California Western student organization websites.
- Moot Court and Competitions
The Moot Court Honors Board is a student-run division of the school that creates and administers all mock trial, moot court, and negotiation competitions at California Western School of Law. The Board also organizes and runs the traveling teams that represent California Western School of Law throughout the nation.
Deborah S. Dixon '07 credits her experience with the Moot Court Honors Board with helping her develop the confidence and experience to rise to partner within five years of graduation.
- Law Review Journals
One of the most valuable learning experiences available to you as a law student is being a member of the law review. Both the California Western Law Review and the California Western International Law Journal are student run and publish scholarly legal writings by judges, professors, practitioners, and current California Western students.
Learn in a Welcoming Environment