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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
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Experiential Learning

Review the courses, program, and clinics that teach you how to advocate for your clients.

Experiential Learning

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Rigorous Academics

Learn more about how our curriculum prepares you for a lifetime of success.

Academics

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Drive Change

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Claudia Salinas, ‘21

I know from personal experience that justice is not always served if people don’t have the resources and help they need to navigate the legal system. As a staff fellow working for the California Innocence Project, I now have the power to help guide our clients through that process.

Claudia Salinas, ‘21

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