ONTARIO, Calif. – The University of La Verne College of Law is again provisionally approved by the American Bar Association, university officials announced after receiving official confirmation of the decision.

The ABA Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar awarded La Verne Law provisional approval status following an extensive review of the law school’s program of legal education, faculty, admissions and student services, facilities and bar pass rate.

“This approval acknowledges the outstanding quality of education provided by La Verne Law,” said Interim Dean Philip A. Hawkey.

University President Devorah Lieberman recognized the ABA decision as forward progress in the law school’s objective to becoming a nationally recognized institution of high standing.

“The College of Law has for many years been recognized for its quality instruction and commitment to its students,” said President Lieberman. “We continue to strive for excellence in our program of legal education.”

The University of La Verne College of Law is the only ABA approved law school in Inland Southern California. La Verne Law has over 1,300 graduates, including nearly 40 judges and dozens of assistant district attorneys and public defenders, as well as other prominent attorneys throughout southern California.

About La Verne Law

The University of La Verne College of Law, founded in 1970, serves a metropolitan area of more than 6 million people. For more information about La Verne Law, please call (909) 460-2001 or visit http://law.laverne.edu.

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