California Western School of Law proudly serves the needs of our community through our community education programs and legal clinics. Learn more about our many programs offering pro bono and reduced-price legal services and referrals to practicing attorneys in San Diego. You can also find information about continuing education resources for attorneys and current jobs openings at CWSL.
Continuing Legal Education
For more than 90 years, we’ve been a part of San Diego’s legal community. Find out more about our CLE and other programs for local attorneys. We frequently host events offering CLE (Continuing Legal Education) credit for local attorneys.
- Our Alumni Association Board of Directors, in partnership with our Career and Professional Development Office, hosts an annual CLE program in January which features presentations that satisfy three hard-to-get credits for your California MCLE requirements. This annual CLE event is open to all San Diego attorneys.
- Each spring, our student Business Law Society and Entertainment and Sports Law Society present a Business Law Conference and Entertainment and Sports Law Symposium, both of which offer 2-3 hours of CLE credit.
- Other student organizations host events offering CLE credit. Contact Student and Diversity Services for more information.
Legal groups interested in co-hosting CLE events are invited to contact our Career and Professional Development Office.
We are committed to expanding access to justice in our community. These programs and legal clinics provide free and low cost legal assistance.
This list is for informational purposes. California Western School of Law does not provide legal advice or endorse any particular provider.
The Access to Law Initiative brings affordable and pro bono assistance to people who lack access to legal services, while supporting California Western graduates who engage in solo or small firm practice or participate in a nonprofit entity.
The Community Law Project (CLP) provides free legal information in a variety of practice areas to low income and indigent communities in each of its four clinics spread throughout San Diego County.
The California Innocence Project is a law school clinical program in which California Western students help identify, investigate, and litigate claims of actual innocence.
New Media Rights is a non-profit program that provides legal services, education, and advocacy for Internet users and creators. California Western students work closely with program staff and clients to analyze policies related to online content creation.
The Trademark Clinic provides free legal services for individuals and small businesses seeking a federal trademark or service mark from the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Our Career and Professional Development Office can help you connect with qualified applicants for law clerk and attorney positions.
Job Openings & Reports
California Western School of Law values diversity and is committed to Equal Opportunities for all.
Notice of Availability of Annual Security Report
A copy of California Western School of Law's Annual Security Report is available for you to review. This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off campus buildings or property owned or controlled by California Western School of Law; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning sexual assault, and other matters.
You can access the Annual Security Report online or by contacting Human Resources.
California Western School of Law
San Diego, CA 92101
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