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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
  • Government
  • Business
  • Public interest
  • Judicial clerkships
  • Academia
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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
Algorithmic Justice: The New Frontier

California Western Launches Law, Justice, and Technology Initiative

CWSL hosted a two-part event on the topic of algorithmic justice to launch its new Law, Justice, and Technology Initiative.

California Western Launches Law, Justice, and Technology Initiative

California Western Celebrates Alumni Weekend

California Western School of Law celebrates Alumni Weekend, with hundreds of alumni in attendance for open house and rooftop reunion.

California Western Celebrates Alumni Weekend


Drive Change

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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.


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