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 2015 Semester
 
Classes Begin August 24th

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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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March 26th - Virginia M. Blumenthal feted as 2014 Riverside Chambers of Commerce citizen of the year - 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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Congratulations to the following passers of the July 2014 California Bar Examination:

Heather Green, Belal Rahman, and Andrew Trautman.

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 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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Congratulations to the following passers of the Feburary 2014 California Bar Examination:

Nicholas Alfano, Kris Crawford, Taylor Strand, and Michael Panah. 

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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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Riverside Avenue just south of Elizabeth Street is now closed at the railroad track for railroad underpass construction.  Reopening is scheduled for August, 2015 but left turn onto Elizabeth will be eliminated.

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