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Jeremy Basuga“The Western State Career Development Office has been instrumental in shaping my professional journey. They were supportive and are deeply connected to the legal community. This made their advice invaluable. They helped guide me to opportunities by helping me with my resume, giving me advice regarding scholarships, and connected me to attorneys in the legal community.”
- Jeremy Phillip Basuga

Class of 2024 (c)

Hesley Gonzalez“The Career Development Office has always kept me and my legal interests in mind. Recognizing my passion for immigration law, Career Development took a proactive approach, ensuring that I was always informed about relevant opportunities. Whenever a chance arose within the field of immigration law, the Dean personally reached out to me, providing valuable insights and exposing me to new possibilities.”
- Hesley Gonzalez

Class of 2024 (c)

Reese Perez“Western State College of Law has exceeded my expectations on every metric. The faculty has contributed immensely to my academic success through precise and thorough instruction. The Career Development Office provided me with guidance and helped me obtain an externship placement that has been a tremendous learning experience. The resources and support that I have received at Western State College of Law have been invaluable in regard to my personal and professional development.”
- Reese Perez

Class of 2024 (c)

Neil Pedersen“I have brought on over 60 law clerks and externs from Western State over the years. I have consistently been very satisfied with the intellect, drive and attitude of these students. And I have hired several of these students as lawyers after they graduated. Western State students have been a great asset to my firm”
- Neil Pedersen

Pedersen LAW, APC, Class of 1988 & WSCL Hall of Fame

Founded in 1966, Western State College of Law is the oldest law school in Orange County, Southern California, and is fully ABA approved. Western State College of Law’s 11,000+ alumni are well represented across public and private sector legal practice areas, including 150 California judges and about 15% of Orange County’s Deputy Public Defenders and District Attorneys.

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