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Southwestern Law School

About Southwestern Law School


  • Established: 1911
  • Parent School: Southwestern Law School
  • Dean: Susan Westerberg Prager
  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Website: www.swlaw.edu
  • School Type: Private
  • Campus: Urban
  • Enrollment: 950

2020 Application Information



Alumni Directory

This alumni directory of 5,261 lawyers who graduated from Southwestern Law School is powered by Lawyer Legion. Use the filters to narrow your search for attorneys by graduation year, practice areas or location. Results are limited to 250 per query. The lawyers in this directory all attended or received their Juris Doctor degree from Southwestern Law School and are currently practicing law in the United States. The attorneys in this directory are also included in the Lawyer Legion network and provide legal services to consumers in and around their local area. These include lawyers in California and across the U.S. Browse the alumni directory to find and connect with lawyers who attended Southwestern Law School.

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Alumni Active on Lawyer Legion

Jerald J Schreck (1994)
The Schreck Law Firm
Phoenix, AZ
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Thomas B James (1984)
Law Office of Tom James
Cokato, MN
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Levik Yarian (1999)
Yarian & Associates, APC
Glendale, CA
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Joseph Abrams (1997)
Law Office of Joseph Abrams
Orange, CA
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William John Light (1988)
Law Ofc Todd Rash
Riverside, CA
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Radomir Roger Kirnos (2012)
Lemon Law Help by Knight Law Group
Los Angeles, CA
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Admissions Statistics

Completed Applications1,8552,0451,883
Total Offers934958880
Acceptance Rate50.35%46.85%46.73%
LSAT Score Median154154153
LSAT Score Low152152151
LSAT Score High157157156
Undergraduate GPA Median3.363.313.25
Undergraduate GPA Low3.103.032.97
Undergraduate GPA High3.583.573.50
Total Graduates308223217

Bar Exam Statistics

Total First Time Takers296226201
Total Passed178172166
School's Bar Passage Rate60.14%76.11%82.59%
ABA Approved Law Schools Average Bar Passage Rate72.23%76.99%77.78%
School Passage Rate vs. Average Passage Rate-12.09-0.884.81

Tuition and Expenses

Tuition Full Time Resident$56$55$27
Tuition Full Time Non-resident$56$55$27
Tuition Part Time Resident$37$36$18
Tuition Part Time Non-resident$37$36$18
On Campus Living Expenses$30$28$27
Off Campus Living Expenses$34$31$31

Grants and Scholarships

Total Students Reciving Grants666644481
Total Percentage Receiving Grants70%73%60%
Average Grant Amount - Median$26.00$15.00$15.00
Average Grant Amount - Low$16.00$9.00$4.00
Average Grant Amount - High$34.00$22.00$25.00

Students and Faculty

Student-to-Faculty Ratio5.76.35.4
Total Students950879805
Total Students Male374365357
Total Students Female545551522
Total Faculty167139149
Total Faculty Male877177
Total Faculty Female806872
Total Faculty Minorities474040

National Comparison Rankings

The national comparison rankings below compare Southwestern Law School to other ABA-approved law schools in the United States. The rankings were determined by comparing the statistics reported by each school. You can view the raw data for these law school rankings here.

2021 National Rankings - Southwestern Law School

#60 in Median Undergraduate GPA - 3.31
Southwestern Law School is tied for #60 regarding the highest median undergraduate GPA (3.31) among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.

#117 in Acceptance Rate - 46.85%
Southwestern Law School ranks #117 regarding student selectivity with an acceptance rate of 46.85% among those who applied for admission.

#147 in Student-to-Faculty Ratio - 6.3
Southwestern Law School ranks #147 regarding the lowest student-to-faculty ratio with a 6.3 faculty ratio

#20 in Median LSAT - 154
Southwestern Law School is tied for #20 regarding the median LSAT score, with a score of 154 among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.

#118 in Bar Passage Rate - 76.11%
Southwestern Law School ranks #118 regarding the highest bar passage rate among first-time test takers.

#17 in Highest Tuition - $55
Southwestern Law School is tied for #17 regarding the highest tuition among full-time resident (in-state) students.

#18 in Presence of Minority Faculty - 28.78%
Southwestern Law School ranks #18 regarding the highest percentage of racial or ethnic minority faculty (28.78%).

#29 in Presence of Female Faculty - 49%
Southwestern Law School ranks #29 regarding the highest percentage of faculty who are female (49%).

Contact the SW Law

Southwestern Law School
3050 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90010-1106
Phone: 213-738-6834

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