Career Services for Alumni
Western State is proud to have an alumni base that is over 11,000 members strong. Distinguished alumni include state and local judges, district attorneys, public defenders, and city attorneys throughout the state, in addition to highly-respected private practitioners in all areas of the law across the nation. The Office of Alumni Relations provides continuous support through continuing legal education courses, mentorship programs, seminars, and networking events throughout the year. Our alumni also have access to Career Services.
The Career Services Office at Western State offer reciprocity assistance to students and graduates of other law schools. If you are searching for employment outside of Southern California and would like to use the Career Office of another university's law school, please send us your contact information along with the name and contact information of the law school you would like to visit.
Reciprocity is granted on a case-by-case basis to students and graduates from ABA approved law schools that extend similar services to Western State students and graduates.
Requests for reciprocity must be made in writing to the Director of Career Services. Please direct requests to:Pamela Davidson, Esq.
Director of Career Services
Mentor a Law Student
Give back to the Western State community by sharing your valuable experiences and advice with our current students. To mentor a law student, ask our Director of Career Services, Pam Davidson, about our Career Services Shadows Program.
Library Services for Alumni
Take advantage of the many library resources available to you through Western State. As an alumni, you have access to The Library
Order a Transcript
To request a transcript, you must complete and submit a Transcript Request Form to the Student Services Office. Transcripts cost $5.00 per copy and are typically processed in 3-5 business days. To expedite this process, you may request a RUSH Transcript, which will be processed within 24 hours. The fee for a RUSH Transcript is $15.00 for the first copy and $5.00 for each additional copy in the same request. This option is not available on Friday orders. Please note that there is NO charge to any transcripts going to a state bar.
Order a Duplicate Diploma
To order a duplicate diploma, you must contact the Registrar in the Student Services Office. Diplomas cost $25.00 per copy and are typically processed in 6-8 weeks. Contact Shari Hartmann
Our Alumni Network LinkedIn group is the official online social network where our alumni connect as legal professionals and affirm our mutual connections through Orange County's original law school.