The University of La Verne is rich in tradition and history. Since its founding in 1891, the university has been vital to the advancement and development of surrounding communities. The College of Law, established in 1970, adheres to the ideals and vision of the University of La Verne and is recognized as a progressive school, integrating time-honored methods in teaching the law with the most advanced technology available. It is a unique environment for law students, one that focuses on the success of each student through smaller classes, greater emphasis on the individual, and personalized career development. Most notably, it is an environment infused with excitement, intellectual challenge and vast opportunity.
The mission of the University of La Verne College of Law is to teach its students to be effective practitioners who use their talents for the benefit of their communities. College of Law graduates demonstrate the effectiveness of this mission in private practice, public service, business, government, and on the bench. More than 35 of the 900 College of Law alumni have served as members of the judiciary. In January 2001, the University of La Verne College of Law opened the doors to its state-of-the-art law campus in the City of Ontario, in Southern California's Inland Empire region. The College of Law is now located on a 9-acre site next to the Ontario Civic Center. With a spacious Atrium Tower and other amenities, the College of Law building has approximately 64,000 square feet. A large grass lawn on the north side of the building provides shade trees and places for students to relax.
The College of Law campus was designed to give students ready access to technology. The Computer Lab has 30 up-to-date student workstations, and students have Internet access throughout campus via a combination of hardwired and wireless connections. Classrooms are equipped with the latest in audiovisual technologies to enhance the classroom experience, and t