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A.I.M. for Law Program

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Achieve * Inspire * Motivate

The A.I.M. for Law program is a collaborative project between California Western School of Law (CWSL) and UC San Diego to inspire and motivate college students, including those from diverse and economically-disadvantaged backgrounds, to pursue a legal education through mentorship and exposure to the legal profession. This program strives to increase diversity in the legal profession, and any UCSD student who would like to learn about becoming a lawyer may apply.

As part of the program, you will learn:

  • How to study for the LSAT
  • How to get into the best law schools
  • How to write a good personal statement
  • How to pay for law school
  • What to expect the first year of law school
  • How to argue like a lawyer
  • Elements of legal writing
  • How to brief a legal case
  • How the American legal system really works
  • and more...

Other program highlights:

  • Mentorship from a current law student
  • Attendance at one law-related activity
  • Reception event at CWSL
  • Guest speakers
  • Certificate upon completion of all requirements
  • An A.I.M. graduation ceremony

A.I.M. is an 8-week program offered twice a year on the Cal Western fall and spring semester schedule. It is free, but will require an interview process. To apply, contact the Director Leslie P. Culver, Esq. at aimforlaw@cwsl.edu or call (619) 525-1476.

Click here for more information, including the current schedule, application, and deadlines.