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University of La Verne in Southern California

Attending Law School in Southern California

The University of La Verne College of Law is located in beautiful Ontario, California, just minutes from the university’s flagship campus. This diverse and flourishing city lies in the Inland Empire of Southern California, the region consisting of both San Bernardino and Riverside Counties. The Inland region is one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas of the United States, offering many career and networking opportunities for law students.

Why La Verne College of Law?


La Verne College of Law is among the most affordable law schools in California.


The University of La Verne is committed to diversity. Our College of Law is one of the most diverse law schools in the country and is in the top 5% for the largest female enrollment; in 2017, female students outnumbered male students in the Juris Doctor (JD) Program.


La Verne Law is accredited by the State Bar of California and features a practice-driven curriculum and fully-integrated bar preparation. Read about our accreditation or view the College of Law Student Handbook.

Why Southern California?

Southern California is an excellent location to study law. Ontario and the surrounding area offers a vast network of municipal, county, state, and federal courts. Ontario is a vibrant and bustling business community with many job opportunities at law firms specializing in different areas of law, including the many area firms that offer generous merit-based scholarships to La Verne Law students. Read about our Ontario Law Campus.

Students attending La Verne’s College of Law in Ontario also enjoy a temperate climate year-round. Get out and enjoy the California sun at the numerous nearby recreation facilities and attractions such as mountain ski resorts, Pacific Ocean beaches, desert resort towns, Disneyland, and Hollywood.

Rainy day? Enjoy extensive regional shopping at Ontario Mills and Victoria Gardens retail complexes. Southern California’s Inland Empire boasts many cultural offerings, including the California Theater of the Performing Arts, the Riverside Philharmonic, various museums and art galleries, hot air balloon festivals, and wine country tours.

Discover more about the Inland Empire on California’s Travel and Tourism Commission site.

Learn more about attending law school in Southern California!

Ready to learn more about attending law school in Southern California? Get started by requesting more information about the University of La Verne College of Law today.