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The decision to go to law school is probably one of the biggest choices you've ever considered. As you think about studying law, many other questions are probably coming up, including which types of law to study in order to achieve your goals and do the kinds of work that interest you, and where to study law.

We invite prospective students to contact us at California Western School of Law as they consider where to study law. We look forward to showing you online or in person how much we have to offer you in your pursuit of studying law.

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Thinking About Law School?

Wondering if law school is right for you? Have a passion for the law but not sure what law school is like? Read more here or contact our friendly Admissions staff to schedule a phone call or campus visit. At California Western we are always eager to meet prospective students, and current students are happy to reach out and welcome you to our community. We know law school can feel intimidating, but we are confident that you are going to be thrilled by how supportive and sincere an intellectual community can be after you visit ours.

The Student Experience at CWSL

Student Voices

Seeing is believing. Seeing students in their law school environment tells you a lot about the culture of the school. Getting a feel for the place by reading the student newspaper or watching videos of students in action helps you piece together your potential future at California Western School of Law. Take the next step. Schedule a campus visit to meet your peers, visit a law class, and see for yourself how well you'll fit in.

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Study Law at California Western School of Law

There are so many great reasons to choose to study law at California Western School of Law. For 90 years, California Western has prepared students for the practice of law. Our school and alumni community are closely tied to the local, state, and national political community, but just as tied to the everyday people that live here. We have judges and politicians among us in the California Western community as well as pro bono attorneys and students working to further justice as part of nationally-recognized projects like the California Innocence Project. Studying law at California Western School of Law means joining this vital, ethical community.

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JD Admissions

The Admissions Office can help you find information about our many programs and resources. We are here to assist you throughout the application process. Don't hesitate to reach out to us with your questions as you consider studying law at California Western School of Law. We can help you identify your options and decide where to study law based on your situation.

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Special Programs for International Lawyers

Given our location on an international border and the Pacific Rim, we have long considered ourselves an international law school. We offer several specialized programs for lawyers from other countries who wish to know more about the U.S. legal system and study law in the U.S. These courses are offered in English and Spanish.