California Southern Law School

CALIFORNIA SOUTHERN LAW SCHOOL

                          Founded 1971

California Southern Law School is the oldest and largest law school located in the County of Riverside. It confers the professional degree of Juris Doctor.

The law school is a growing institution offering a systematic program designed to prepare and train students in the practice, art and theory of law, and to impart an understanding of the history, ideals and principles of our legal system.

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Elwood M.Rich, Founder and Dean Emeritus (1920-2015)

Elwood M. Rich, Dean and Founder

I believe that the study of law is a valuable quest; one which changes the manner in which people view and think about their world.

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NEWS

Now accepting applications for:

The Fall 2016 Semester
 
Classes Begin August 29th

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Congratulations to the following passers of the July 2015 California Bar Examination:

Kali Guttman, Dustin Krogh, Joshua Moody, and Charles Payne.

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Over 420 CSLS Graduates Have Been Admitted by The State Bar of California to Practice Law. (1/2016)

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California Southern Law School does not offer any free or low-cost legal help programs.  Please visit the following link for suggestions:  

 http://www.courts.ca.gov/selfhelp-lowcosthelp.htm 

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Congratulations to the following passers of the February 2015 California Bar Examination:

Carisa Barnes, Nickolaus Buchholz, James Cuzzolina, Ronald Freeman, and Paul Lin.

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April 2nd - April, 2015 Issue of Riverside Lawyer Magazine (6 articles on Judge Elwood "Woody" Rich) - Read more 

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In Memoriam: Dean Emeritus, Elwood M. Rich, November 20, 1920 - January 29, 2015 - Read more 

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/pe/obituary.aspx?n=elwood-m-rich&pid=174021277

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Congratulations Mark Perryman (CSLS Class of 2006) - promoted to Equity Partner at Albertson & Davidson - Read more

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Spring, 2014 -  Judge Elwood M. Rich, Founder and Dean of California Southern Law School since 1971 has retired and accepted the title of Dean Emeritus.  Judge Rich has selected Jim D. Bishop as Interim Dean, and Mr. Bishop has graciously accepted the position.  These changes are now in effect.

Mr. Bishop has been a member of the faculty at California Southern Law School since 1976, and is presently an Associate Professor of Criminal Justice and Business Law at California Baptist University in Riverside.  His previous teaching experiences were at Chapman University and Riverside Community College.

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 Riverside Lawyer Magazine - April 2014 Issue, Page 18
From Petticoats to Briefs: One Woman's Career in the Law
By Virginia M. Blumenthal (Class of 1975)

http://www.riversidecountybar.com/Documents/Magazine-2014/Riverside-Lawyer-Magazine-volume-64-4-April-2014.pdf

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