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Professional Training

The CPDO offers training seminars, Facebook Live tutorials, and interactive workshops, all designed to help students market themselves to legal employers and achieve successful career advancement. Topics include legal resume and cover-letter writing, interviewing, career planning, using social media, and networking.

Attorney Panels

The CPDO sponsors a series of attorney-panel discussions featuring practitioners from many law firms and organizations that provide a realistic overview of specific practice areas. Each panel discussion includes a question-and-answer session, as well as the opportunity to network with participating attorneys.

On-Campus Interviews

Legal employers come to California Western to interview students on campus for student law clerk and entry-level positions in San Diego and throughout the state and country.

Lunch with Lawyers

Lunch with Lawyers is a chance for students to share a relaxed, catered, lunchtime discussion with an alumnus or local attorney who practices law or is otherwise employed in a specific practice area of interest. Lunch groups are limited to seven students and the participating attorney, to ensure that the meeting is intimate, productive, and informative.