Program Purpose: Established under the auspices of the State Bar of California’s Council on Access and Fairness (COAF), this initiative provides a clear pathway to a law school education for students whose college education begins at Ventura College.
Program Description: As part of a statewide 2+2+3 pathway initiative, The Pathway to Law School Program provides students a clear pathway from Ventura College to eight of California’s top law schools. The Program is designed to enhance opportunities and advancement in the legal profession for diverse populations, particularly those who have been historically underrepresented in the practice of law.
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Participating Law Schools
- Loyola Marymount University, Law School
- Santa Clara University, School of Law
- UC Davis, School of Law
- UC Irvine, School of Law
- UC Berkeley, School of Law
- UCLA, School of Law
- University of San Francisco, School of Law
- University of Southern California, Gould School of Law
When You Dream . . . Community College Pathway to Law School
This video features distinguished judges and lawyers from diverse backgrounds who began their educational career at community colleges. The video is produced by the State Bar of California Council on Access and Fairness for its Community College Diversity Pipeline Initiative, through a grant from the California Bar Foundation