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California Western School of Law
Private school
San Diego, CA
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ABA 509 report for California Western School of Law

2021 ABA employment report

Job type

Employed Long-term
full-time
Long-term
part-time
Short-term
full-time
Short-term
part-time
Total
Bar passage required 109 1 3 3 116
J.D. advantage 18 0 20 6 44
Professional 1 2 0 3 6
Non-professional 0 0 0 1 1
School funded 3 0 0 0 3
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed total 131 3 23 13 170
Non-employed
Pursuing graduate degree full-time 2
Unemployed - deferred start date 5
Unemployed - not seeking 2
Unemployed - seeking 25
Employment status unknown 3
Non-employed total 37
Total graduates 207

School-funded jobs

Long-term
full-time
Long-term
part-time
Short-term
full-time
Short-term
part-time
Total
Bar passage required 3 0 0 0 3
J.D. advantage 0 0 0 0 0
Professional 0 0 0 0 0
Non-professional 0 0 0 0 0
Total law school funded 3 0 0 0 3

Employer type

Long-term
full-time
Long-term
part-time
Short-term
full-time
Short-term
part-time
Total
Law Firms
Solo 2 0 0 0 2
2-10 attorneys 44 0 3 4 51
11-25 attorneys 15 1 2 1 19
26-50 attorneys 6 0 0 1 7
51-100 attorneys 5 0 0 0 5
101-250 attorneys 7 0 1 0 8
251-500 attorneys 0 0 0 0 0
501+ attorneys 3 0 0 0 3
Size unknown 0 0 0 1 1
Business & industry 12 2 7 3 24
Government 18 0 5 1 24
Public interest 13 0 4 1 18
Clerkships
Federal 2 0 0 0 2
State & local 3 0 0 0 3
Tribal 0 0 0 0 0
International 0 0 0 0 0
Education 1 0 1 1 3
Employer type unknown 0 0 0 0 0
Employed total 131 3 23 13 170
Non-employed
Pursuing graduate degree full-time 2
Unemployed - deferred start date 5
Unemployed - not seeking 2
Unemployed - seeking 25
Employment status unknown 3
Non-employed total 37
Total graduates 207

Employment location

State Total
Most common employment destination California 142
Second most common employment destination Nevada 5
Third most common employment destination Colorado 2
# Employed in foreign countries 1
Non-employed total 37

This page has been formatted to match the ABA's placement summaries, with minor language and stylistic tweaks for clarity. To view Cal Western's ABA placement chart, please visit the ABA's website. From time to time, schools update data when they learn more. When possible, we use the most up-to-date data available.

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