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Power your Career

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John Fiske, ‘07

Creative problem-solving was the school’s theme, and this is something I’m using in my practice today.

John Fiske, ‘07
 

Where our alumni work

  • Law firms
    57%
  • Government
    14%
  • Business
    14%
  • Public interest
    10%
  • Judicial clerkships
    3%
  • Academia
    2%
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Connect Legal Theory and Practice

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Hannah Bushyeager, ’22

I love how CWSL really values providing an individualized experience for every student. I am highly passionate about advocating for victims of domestic violence, and have had the opportunity to take course work and gear my scholarship towards this continual pursuit.

Hannah Bushyeager, ’22
California Western hosts “The Bias Inside Us” Smithsonian Exhibition

California Western hosts “The Bias Inside Us” Smithsonian Exhibition

CWSL will host "The Bias Inside Us," May 4, 2024 through June 2, 2024.

Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) at California Western

CWSL Celebrates Commencement 2024

CWSL Celebrates Commencement 2024

California Western School of Law celebrates its 118th commencement ceremony, graduating 212 students.

CWSL Celebrates 2024 Commencement

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Drive Change

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LeBrian Mays ‘25

At CWSL, we have cultivated more than just legal minds; we have fostered a vibrant community where solidarity and support reign. As President of CWSL’s Black Law Student Association, I have witnessed firsthand the power of unity in overcoming challenges and championing diversity. Together, we have excelled academically and forged lasting bonds that transcend the confines of our campus.

LeBrian Mays ‘25

California Nonprofit of the Year

Learn why the Community Law Project was named a 2022 California Nonprofit of the Year.

Community Law Project

Supporting DEI Initiatives

With record gift, California Western creates an intellectual hub for addressing the complex systems of oppression in the United States.

California Western receives $3 million gift

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Live and Learn in a Dynamic City

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Gwendolyn Peng, '24

I would choose CWSL a thousand times over. Everyone I have met, including faculty, staff, and students, has been very welcoming ... Everyone wants each other to succeed, and that is clear in the interactions they share.

Gwendolyn Peng, '24